Olive Blanch Webster

17 September 1874–7 August 1955 (Age 80)
Somerset, Maryland, United States

The Life of Olive Blanch

When Olive Blanch Webster was born on 17 September 1874, in Somerset, Maryland, United States, her father, Major Wesley Webster, was 31 and her mother, Mary A Smith Carew, was 30. She married Edward Thomas Corbett on 5 January 1892, in Somerset, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in District 9, Somerset, Maryland, United States in 1900 and Deal Island, Somerset, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 August 1955, at the age of 80, and was buried in Wenona, Somerset, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Thomas Corbett
1863–1949
Olive Blanch Webster
1874–1955
Marriage: 5 January 1892
Thomas Edward Corbett Jr.
1892–1894
Olive May Corbett
1894–1919
Essie Bell Corbett
1896–1944
Maude Estell Corbett
1897–1969
Julia Smith Corbett
1898–1918
Thomas Edward Corbett Jr.
1901–1912
Minnie Lee Corbett
1903–1976
Samuel James Corbett
1905–1959
Helen Corbett
1909–
Glen Wood Corbett
1910–1998
Edward Wilson Corbett
1912–1988
Charles Hastings Corbett
1915–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1892
Somerset, Maryland, United States
children

(12)

    Thomas Edward Corbett Jr.

    Male1892–1894Male

    Olive May Corbett

    Female1894–1919Female

    Female1896–1944Female

    Female1897–1969Female

    Julia Smith Corbett

    Female1898–1918Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Major Wesley Webster

    Male1843–Male

    Mary A Smith Carew

    Female1844–Female

siblings

(8)

    Edward T. Webster

    Male1861–Male

    James W. Webster

    Male1862–Male

    Eliza Webster

    Female1866–Female

    Virginia Webster

    Female1867–Female

    Female1874–1955Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olive B Corbitt in household of Edward Corbitt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olive B Webster in household of Major W Webster, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Olive B Corbitt in household of Thomas E Corbitt, "United States Census, 1910"

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