Eugene Clifford Webb

16 January 1916–3 March 2003 (Age 87)
Denver, Colorado, United States

The Life of Eugene Clifford

When Eugene Clifford Webb was born on 16 January 1916, in Denver, Colorado, United States, his father, George Wesley Webb, was 34 and his mother, Lizzie Mary Kruse, was 29. He married Lucille Claretta Sawtells on 19 November 1936, in Okanogan, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Oroville, Okanogan, Washington, United States in 1935 and Puyallup Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 3 March 2003, in Oak Harbor, Island, Washington, United States, at the age of 87.

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Eugene Clifford Webb
Lucille Claretta Sawtells
Marriage: 19 November 1936
Delora Lee Webb
Mark Wesley Webb SR

Spouse and Children

19 November 1936
Okanogan, Washington, United States


    Delora Lee Webb


    Mark Wesley Webb SR


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 1

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 24

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webbe, from Old English webba (a primary derivative of wefan ‘to weave’; compare Weaver 1). 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.2 Americanized form of various Ashkenazic Jewish cognates, including Weber and Weberman.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eugene Clifford Webb, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Clifford Webb in household of George W Webb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford Webb, "United States Census, 1940"

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