Margaret Houston Webb

Brief Life History of Margaret Houston

When Margaret Houston Webb was born on 24 April 1913, in Alabama, United States, her father, Joel Franklin Webb, was 42 and her mother, Juliette Allie Powe, was 34. She married Jerry Cloud Tuttle, Jr on 15 June 1933, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. She lived in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1935. She died on 27 December 2000, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Sharon Memorial Park, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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Jerry Cloud Tuttle, Jr
Margaret Houston Webb
Marriage: 15 June 1933

Sources (9)

  • Margaret Webb in household of Joel F Webb, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margaret Houston Webb, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Margaret Houston Webb Tuttle, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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