Webb, Jr., William

Born: 1809-02-25 McMinnville, Tennessee

Died: 1888-09-27 Kansas

Flourished: 1832 Menard County, Illinois

Son of William Webb. Webb came to Illinois with his parents in 1830, settling in an area of Sangamon County, Illinois that would later be subsumed into Menard County. In 1834, Webb married Innocent Brown in Sangamon County. Their union produced at least five children, and in 1840, they were living in Jefferson County, Iowa Territory. By 1860, Webb was farming in Keokuk, Iowa, and owned $4,000 in real estate, with personal property valued at $1,150.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 759; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 24 April 1834, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Jefferson County, Iowa Territory, 134; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States 1860, Keokuk, Jackson County, IA, 128; Gravestone, Osage City Cemetery, Osage City, KS; Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois.