James Wesley Webb Jr.

9 April 1851–14 June 1926 (Age 75)
Ridgely, Platte, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Wesley

When James Wesley Webb Jr. was born on 9 April 1851, in Ridgely, Platte, Missouri, United States, his father, James Wesley Webb, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Caroline Gee, was 24. He married Jemima Jane Orton in 1875, in Goshen, Juab, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Eureka Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900 and Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 June 1926, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States.

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James Wesley Webb Jr.
Jemima Jane Orton
Marriage: 1875
Wesley Webb
Abe Webb
Lillian Florida Webb
Pearl Geneva Webb
James William Webb
John Webb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1875Goshen, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1857: Juab, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a weaver, from early Middle English webbe (Old English webba (masculine) or webbe (feminine), probably used of both male and female weavers). This word survived into Middle English long enough to give rise to the surname, but was already obsolescent as an agent noun; hence the secondary forms with the agent suffixes -er and -ster (see Webster , Webber and compare Weaver ).Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, cognates of 1, including Weber and Weberman.History: Richard Webb, a Lowland Scot, was an admitted freeman of Boston in 1632, and in 1635 was one of the first settlers of Hartford, CT.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (30)

    • James W Webb, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James W Webb, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wesley J Webb in entry for Pearl Geneva Webb Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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