Joseph A Webster

4 April 1837–18 April 1905 (Age 68)
Fletcher, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Joseph A

When Joseph A Webster was born on 4 April 1837, in Fletcher, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel S. Webster, was 41 and his mother, Hannah Briggs, was 41. He married Emma Alzina Briggs on 15 October 1885, in Sauk, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 April 1905, in Fairfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Joseph A Webster
Emma Alzina Briggs
Marriage: 15 October 1885
Rolla H Webster
Iva Dimple Webster
Verdie Roselma Webster
Merton J Webster

Spouse and Children

15 October 1885
Sauk, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 17

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Webster in entry for Webster, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Josep Webster, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"
  • Josep Webster, "Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930"

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