Genealogy Report: Descendants of John Webb
Descendants of John Webb
1.JOHN1 WEBB was born1714 in Nansemond Co., VA, and died1778 in Northampton Co. N.C..He married MARY.She was born Unknown, and died Aft. 1778 in Northampton Co. N.C..
Notes for JOHN WEBB:
John Webb was probably born in Nansemond County Virginia about 1714.He may have moved to Northampton County, North Carolina prior to 1756.Records show that he received a land grant in 1756 in Northampton County.No records have yet been found relating to his place of birth or any date.
It is assumed that he died and was buried in Northampton County about 1778. His wife's name was Mary and no maiden name is known.
John Webbs will was filed in Northampton County, January 11, 1778.In it he names his wife Mary, five sons, Etheldred, John, Jesse, Peter and Elisha, and two daughters Martha Webb and Mary Webb Luter.Elisha Webb was named as executor of his estate.
One biographer thinks that he was the son of another John Webb who died in Northampton County in 1749.
Nothing is known of John Webbs children other than Elisha, Peter, and Jesse.
THE WILL OF JOHN WEBB
Will book 206, page 305, Jackson, Northampton County, N.C. filed January 11, 1778 June Court 1778
I John Webb leave to my loving wife Mary Webb, beds and furniture during her widowhood or life.To my sons Etheldred Webb, John Webb, Jesse Webb, and my daughters Mary Luter and Martha Webb, I leave 5 Shillings each.
To my son Peter Webb I leave a bed and furniture, to be his at my death, and a horse, bridle, and saddle at the age of 20.Said Peter to be clothed and raised out of my estate by my son Elisha Webb.To my son Elisha Webb, all the rest of my estate, real and personal,after paying all my just debts.
Executor of my estate:My son Elisha Webb.
Witnesses:James Dancy, Robert Goodwith, William Horn.
More About MARY:
Burial: Northampton Co. N.C.
Residence: Virginia, and North Carolina
Children of JOHN WEBB and MARY are:
|2.||i.||ELISHA2 WEBB, b.1750, Isle Of Wight, VA.; d.1790, Northampton Co. N.C..|
|ii.||JESSE WEBB, b. Apr 29, 1756, Isle Of Wight Co.,VA.|
| Notes for JESSE WEBB:|
Jesse Webb was the son of John & Mary Webb of Northampton County, N. C.
Nothing else is known about Jesse Webb at this time.
|iii.||ETHELDRED WEBB, b.1757, Isle Of Wight Co.,VA; d. 1782, Bertie Co., N.C.; m. ELIZABETH; b. 1762, North Carolina; d. Aft. 1833, Bartholomeau Co., Indiana.|
| More About ELIZABETH:|
Burial: 1833, Bartholomeau Co., Indiana
|iv.||JOHN WEBB, b. 1759, Northampton Co. N.C.; d. 1797.|
|v.||MARY WEBB, b. 1761, Northampton Co. N.C.; d. Unknown.|
| Notes for MARY WEBB:|
Mary Webb is named in her father's will.He lists her as Mary Luter.She could possibly have been the wife of John Luter of Northampton County.
|vi.||MARTHA WEBB, b. 1763, Northampton Co. N.C.; d. Unknown.|
|vii.||PETER WEBB, b. 1765, Northampton Co. N.C.; d. Apr 11, 1803, Northampton Co. N.C..|
| Notes for PETER WEBB:|
Peter Webb 1765-1803 was born in Northampton County, North Carolina to John and Mary ? Webb. It is not known if he was ever married or had any children.
The June 1803 session of the County Court lists a Nuncupative will,
(death bed Verbal) of Peter Webb.A James Exum swore before the court that Peter Webb had died on April, 11, 1803, giving him a verbal request,
wishing that William Webb be given 40 or 50 bushels of corn, and John Webb his brother, be given Peters bed.
No wife or children were mentioned, which could mean he was a widower
without children, or a bachelor.
The will of John Webb indicates that Peter was a minor in 1778. Peters brother Elisha was the executor of their fathers estate, and the will indicated the desire of the father that Peter be clothed out of his estate until reaching the age of 20.
| More About PETER WEBB:|
Burial:1803, Northampton Co. N.C.
Comment 1: Died without a will, April, 11, 1803
Residence: Northampton Co. N.C.