William Andrew Campbell Webb

Male7 December 1860–23 May 1934

Brief Life History of William Andrew Campbell

When William Andrew Campbell Webb was born on 7 December 1860, in Hillsville, Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew C. Webb, was 35 and his mother, Charlotte Padgett, was 36. He married Martha Emily Goad on 24 October 1883, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Newbern, Pulaski, Virginia, United States in 1910 and Pine Creek District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 23 May 1934, in Radford, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sylvatus, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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William Andrew Campbell Webb
Martha Emily Goad
Marriage: 24 October 1883
Ambrose E Webb
Sylvan Andrew Webb
Eugene Coleridge Webb
Engle Webb
Viola Charlotte Webb
Ardella Theresa Webb
Marion Franklin Webb
Jessie Fowler Webb
Flora Inez Webb

Sources (57)

  • Willie A Webb in household of Robert Alexander, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A C Webb, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • W.A.C. Webb, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1883Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 1

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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