Johnnie Allen Webb

6 October 1889–12 May 1954 (Age 64)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Johnnie Allen

When Johnnie Allen Webb was born on 6 October 1889, in Mississippi, United States, his father, James Leonard Webb, was 30 and his mother, Francis Narcisssa Edwards, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Mildred Dial. He lived in Sulphur Township, Miller, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 12 May 1954, in Louisiana, United States, at the age of 64.

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Johnnie Allen Webb
Mildred Dial
Johnie Webb

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Parents and Siblings

    James Leonard Webb


    Francis Narcisssa Edwards




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 15

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 18

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

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 (2)

  • John A Webb in household of James L Webb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Johnnie Allen Webb, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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