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James Webb, Jr

James Webb, Jr

Male 1734 - 1773  (39 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document   Submit GedcomSubmit Gedcom

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  • Name James Webb 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 2 Jul 1734 
    Gender Male 
    Event 27 Feb 1766  Essex, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a signer of the Northern Neck Association against the Stamp Act in 1766
    http://www.lva.virginia.gov/findaid/34635.htm 
    Died Dec 1773  Essex Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I93260  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith DNA GRP-E-M2_-3 Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester Co VA (2 Nicholas 3 Nicholas) (Kit# 5267****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Francis m Anne Adams (Kit# 1473****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John (Kit# 4042****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester Co VA 2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John (Kit# B148****/FF/Aut), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester Co VA 2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John (Kit# 3970****/FF/Aut)
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    Family Mary Smith,   b. c 1730 
    Married 1757  Essex Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Webb,   b. Before 1760
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F33680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1757 - Essex Co, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent - a signer of the Northern Neck Association against the Stamp Act in 1766 http://www.lva.virginia.gov/findaid/34635.htm - 27 Feb 1766 - Essex, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Dec 1773 - Essex Co,VA,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

      The Webb and Smith families resided in Essex and King and Queen Counties, Virginia, and Kentucky and North Carolina. James Webb was born on 5 December 1705. He married Mary Edmondson in 1731. He died on 11 April 1771. They had four sons, James (1734-1773), William (1745-1809), John (1747-1826), and Thomas (1751-1783), and two daughters, Mary (1740-1827) and Elizabeth (1754-1830) who lived to maturity.

      James Webb was born on 2 July 1734. He married Mary Smith in 1757. He was a justice of the peace for Essex County, a signer of the Northern Neck Association against the Stamp Act in 1766, as well as a planter with interests in several grist mills on Piscataway Creek near Tappahannock. He died in December 1773. William Webb was born 1 May 1745. He married Frances Young. They resided at Tallyho in Granville County, North Carolina. He died in 1809. John Webb was born on 18 January 1747. He married Mary Booker in 1772. They also resided in Granville County. He died in 1826. Thomas Webb was born on 27 February 1751. He was a successful merchant in the West Indies. He never married. He died in England in 1783. Mary Webb was born in 1740. She married Samuel Smith. They resided in Granville County. She died in 1827. Elizabeth Webb was born on 30 June 1754. She married 1) Philip Vass and 2) Thomas Shepherd. They lived in Granville and Person Counties, North Carolina, and later Halifax County, Virginia. She died in 1830.

      James Webb and Mary Smith had four sons and three daughters: 1) Francis Webb was born in 1759. He married Frances Walker in 1786. They had eight children, including James Webb (1792-1856), a federal judge, secretary of state of Texas, and minister to Mexico. Following his wife's death in 1809, Francis Webb removed to Georgia, and died in Hancock County in 1811. 2) James Webb was born in 1762. He married Dorothy Throckmorton on 22 July 1790. They resided first at "Harewood" in Essex County, and later at "Smithfield" in King and Queen County. He was an attorney. They had no children. He died in 1832. 3) William Webb was born in 1768. He studied medicine in Philadelphia. He married three times. He settled in Winchester, Clarke County, Kentucky, and died in 1845. 4) George Webb married Patsy Lane in 1798. He settled in Illinois. 5) Mary Webb married Albion Throckmorton. They moved to Berkeley County, Virginia. Following her husband's death, she resided in Wichester, Clarke County, Kentucky. She died there. 6) Lucy Webb was born in 1761. She married James Gray in 1778. They resided in Kentucky. 7) Jane Meriwether Webb married William J. Tunstall. They lived in Henry and Pittsylvania Counties, Virginia, and later moved to Kentucky. She died in 1828.
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