Julia Alice McRae  The eighth child of Daniel McRae and Martha Baldwin Parker
 
Julia Alice McRae was born on November 17, 1848, in Mangum, Richmond County, North Carolina, her father, Daniel, was 66, and her mother, Martha, was 37. She married William Abner Webster on June 10, 1872, at the home of John McRae in Richmond County.  They had five children in 13 years. She died on August 27, 1912, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina of chronic diarrhea, at the age of 63 and is buried in Guilford County, North Carolina.  Her husband,  William Abner Webster was born on June 16, 1848, in Madison, Rockingham County, North Carolina, his father, Benjamin Webster, was 46 and his mother, Nancy W. Dunkin, was 32.  William died on September 9, 1911, in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, from  gastritis at the age of 63.  He was buried at Archdale, Guilford County, North Carolina.
                                             LINE OF DESCENT
JULIA ALICE McRAE
WILLIAM ABNER WEBSTER
          ESTELLE WEBSTER
          JOSIE CAROLINE "CARRIE" WEBSTER
          +WILLIAM JULIAN WEDDINGTON
                    WILLIAM JULIAN WEDDINGTON JR.
                    +KATHRYN COOPER LAWSON  
                    CAROLINE McRAE WEDDINGRON
                    +________SMITH 
          WILLIAM McRAE WEBSTER SR.                   
          +GEORGIA DAVIS
                     SARAH ERNESTINE WEBSTER
                    +HALBERT BRIGGS OLIVE
                    WILLIAM McRAE WEBSTER
                    GEORGE ABNER DAVIS WEBSTER  
                    +DULCIE "DEE" BERNICE DAVIDGE
                              GEORGE ABNER DAVIS WEBSTER JR. 
                                       DAVIS WEBSTER
                                       KRISTINA WEBSTER
                              AMY ELIZABETH WEBSTER
                              +_______HAWKINS
                                        DAVID HAWKINS
                                        WILLIAM HAWKINS 
          SARA FOY "SALLIE" WEBSTER
          +ALFRED SHORTER CALDWELL JR.
                    ALFRED SHORTER CALDWELL III
                    +RUTH________
                    ALICE McRAE CALDWELL
          DANIEL McRAE WEBSTER SR.
          +ELIZABETH ANNA "ANNE" GERLACH
                    DANIEL "DAN" McRAE WEBSTER JR.
                    ROBERT FRANKLIN WEBSTER     
                              JOHN R. A. WEBSTER
                              +MARY________
                              JAMES D. WEBSTER 
                              +AUDREY________
                   +RUTH M. RODEBACH 
                    ELIZABETH ANNE "BETTY" WEBSTER
                    WILLIAM LEE WEBSTER
                    +RUTH________
               

1850 United States Federal Census

Name:  Julia McRay

Age:  1

Birth Year:  abt 1849

Birthplace:  North Carolina

Home in 1850  :Fair Ground, Richmond, North Carolina, USA

Gender:  Female

Family Number:  802

Household Members:

Name   Age

Daniel McRay   68

Martha McRay   39

Stokes McRay   17

Martha McRay   15

Julia McRay1

1880 United States Federal Census

Name:  Julia A. Webster

Age:  31

Birth Year:  abt 1849

Birthplace:  North Carolina

Home in 1880:  Steeles, Richmond, North Carolina

Race:  White

Gender:  Female

Relation to Head of House:Wife

Marital Status:  Married

Spouse's Name:  William A. Webster

Father's Birthplace  :North Carolina

Mother's Birthplace :North Carolina

Neighbors:  View others on page

Occupation:  Keeping House

Cannot read/write:
Blind:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane:

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Household Members:

NameAge

William A. Webster  31

Julia A. Webster  31

Esttella Webster  7

Josie C. Webster 4

William Webster  2

1910 United States Federal Census

 

Name:  Julia A Webster

Age in 1910:  61

Birth Yearabt:   1849

Birthplace:  North Carolina

Home in 1910:  Trinity, Randolph, North Carolina

Race:  White

Gender:  Female

Relation to Head of House:  Wife

Marital Status:  Married

Spouse's Name:  William A Webster

Father's Birthplace:  North Carolina

Mother's Birthplace:  North Carolina

Native Tongue:  English

Able to read:  Yes

Able to Write:  Yes

Years Married:  35

Number of Children Born:  5

Number of Children Living:  5

Household Members

Name   Age

William A Webster   61

Julia A Webster   61

Estelle Webster   30

Carrie Weddington   28

William J Weddington   2

Julia and William had five children:
1.  Estelle Webster
2.  Josie Caroline "Carrie" Webster
3.  William McRae Webster Sr.
4.  Sara Foy "Sallie" Webster
5.  Daniel McRae Webster Sr.
1.  ESTELLE WEBSTER
 
Estelle Webster was born on April 6, 1873, in Steeles, Richmond, North Carolina, her father, William, was 24, and her mother, Julia, was 24.  She was ateacher in the Asheboro schools.  She died on June 15, 1942, in North Carolina at the age of 69 and is buried in the Webster family plot at Oakwood Cemetery in High Point, North Carolina.  She does not seem to have ever been married.
2.  JOSIE CAROLINE "CARRIE" WEBSTER
 
Josie Caroline "Carrie" Webster was born on December 27, 1875, in Steeles, Richmond, North Carolina, her father, William, was 27, and her mother, Julia, was 27. She married William Julian Weddington on January 17, 1906, in Steeles, Richmond County . They had two children during their marriage. She died  before 1930.  Exact date and burial not available.  Her husband,William Julian Weddington was born on September 16, 1878, in Concord, North Carolina, his father, William Martin Weddington, was 42 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Howell, was 33.  He died on August 17, 1928, in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, at the age of 49, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Concord, Cabarrus  County, North Carolina
Children of William and Carrie:
1.  William J. Weddington Jr.
     married Kathryn Copper Lawson
2.  Caroline McRae Weddington
      married ________Smith

William Julian Weddington

Birth: Sep. 16, 1875
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

Death: Aug. 17, 1928

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Martin Weddington (1836 - 1916)
  Jane Elizabeth Howell Weddington (1845 - 1929)
 
 Siblings:
  Ida Estelle Weddington Kestler (1867 - 1930)*
  Robert Franklin Weddington (1870 - 1936)*
  Luther Addison Weddington (1873 - 1943)*
  William Julian Weddington (1875 - 1928)
  Hattie Aaramanda Weddington White (1877 - 1967)*
  Samuel Alexander Weddington (1883 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship

 

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery 
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

William Martin Weddington and Jane Elizabeth Howell
                Parents of William Abner Weddington
William Martin Weddington was born on May 29, 1836, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, the son of Eleanor Shire and William A. Weddington. He married Jane Elizabeth Howell on May 23, 1867 In Cabarras. They had seven children during their marriage. He died from a stroke on April 22, 1916, in Concord, North Carolina, having lived a long life of 79 years, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Concord, North Carolina.  His wife, Jane Elizabeth Howell was born on April 23, 1845, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, her father, Jennings Hilliard Howell, was 20, and her mother, Jane Harriet Van Pelt, was 29.  She died on December 6, 1929, in Concord, North Carolina, at the age of 84, and was buried with her husband in Oakwood Cemetery, Concord, North Carolina.

U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865

Name:William M Weddington

Residence:Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Occupation:Physician

Age at Enlistment:24

Enlistment Date:19 Apr 1861

Rank at enlistment:Private

Enlistment Place:Cabarrus County, North Carolina

State Served:North Carolina

Service Record:Enlisted in Company A, North Carolina 20th Infantry Regiment on 19 Apr 1861.

Birth Date:abt 1837

Sources:North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster

William Martin Weddington

Birth: May 29, 1836
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

Death: Apr. 22, 1916
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA


--Eldest son of William Addison Weddington & wife Eleanor Shive.
--Confederate Veteran: He served in Company A, 20th NC Infantry. He was wounded at Gettysburg in July 1863. Twice captured, but he was exchanged on both occasions.
--He married Jane E. Howell on May 23, 1867. They had 7 children (names listed in wife's memorial). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jane Elizabeth Howell Weddington (1845 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Ida Estelle Weddington Kestler (1867 - 1930)*
  Robert Franklin Weddington (1870 - 1936)*
  Luther Addison Weddington (1873 - 1943)*
  William Julian Weddington (1875 - 1928)*
  Hattie Aaramanda Weddington White (1877 - 1967)*
  Samuel Alexander Weddington (1883 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship

 

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery 
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

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Jane Elizabeth Howell

Weddington

Birth: Apr. 23, 1845
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

Death: Dec. 6, 1929
Concord
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA


Daughter of:
Hilliard * Jane Harriet Vanpelt-Howell

Married ~ William Martin Weddington ~
23 May 1867-Cabarrus County, NC

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3.  William McRae Webster
 
William McRae Webster was born on March 24, 1880, in Richmond, North Carolina, his father, William, was 31 and his mother, Julia, was 31. He had two sons and one daughter with Georgia Davis between 1916 and 1919. He died on April 27, 1933, in Brooks, Georgia, at the age of 53.  His wife, Georgia Davis was born on January 27, 1897, in Wadley, Georgia, her father, George, was 34, and her mother, Sallie, was 28. She had two sons and one daughter with William McRae Webster between 1916 and 1919. She died on July 29, 1966, in High Point, North Carolina, at the age of 69.  Buried at Oakwood Cemetery, High Point, North Carolina
1930 United States Federal Census

 

Name:  William Webster

Age in 1930:  44

Birth Year:  abt 1886

Gender:  Male

Race:  White

Birthplace:  North Carolina

Marital Status:  Married

Relation to Head of House:  Head

Home in 1930:  Davenport, Polk, Florida

Map of Home:  Davenport, Polk, Florida

Street Address:  Maple

Institution:  Hotel 63-77

House Number in Cities or Towns:  10

Dwelling Number124

Family Number131

Home Owned or Rented:  Rented

Home Value:  45

Radio Set:  Yes

Lives on Farm:  No

Age at First Marriage:  24

Attended School:  No

Able to Read and Write:  Yes

Father's Birthplace:  North Carolina

Mother's Birthplace:  North Carolina

Able to Speak English:  Yes

Occupation:  Sales manager

Industry:  Fruit House

Class of Worker:  Wage or salary worker

Employment:  Yes

Household Members

Name    Age

William Webster    44

Georgie B Webster    33

Sarah Webster    14

William Webster    12

George B Webster    10

William and Georgia had three children:
1.  Sarah Ernestine Webster
2.  William McRae Webster Jr.
3.  Gen, George Abner Davis Webster
1.  Sarah Ernestine Webster
 
Sarah Ernestine Webster was born on February 9, 1916, in Sandersville, Washington County, Georgia, her father, William, was 35, and her mother, Georgia, was 19.  She 
 died on June 6, 1993 in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, at the age of 77, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Savannah.  Her husband,  Halbert Briggs Olive was born on March 11, 1922, in Earl, North Carolina, his father, Edward Briggs Olive , was 51 and his mother, Edith W. Fulton, was 33.  He died on November 8, 2000, in Savannah, Georgia, at the age of 78, and was buried with his wife in Greenwood Cemetery, Savannah.

Halbert Olive

Birth: unknown

Death: Nov., 2000

 
Note: 78

 

Burial:
Greenwich Cemetery 
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 32.04901, -81.03715

 
 

Sara W. Olive

Birth: unknown

Death: Jun., 1993

 
Note: 77

 

Burial:
Greenwich Cemetery 
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA

2.  William McCrae Webster
 
William McCrae Webster was born on February 15, 1918, in Macon, Georgia, his father, William, was 37 and his mother, Georgia, was 21. He had one brother and one sister. He died on January 15, 1992, at the age of 73.
3.  Gen. George Abner Davis Webster
Gen. George Abner Davis Webster was born on November 27, 1919, in Macon, Georgia, his father, William, was 39 and his mother, Georgia, was 22. He married Dulcie Bernice "Dee" Davidge in Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina on November 27, 1946. They had two children during their marriage. He died on December 16, 1992 from cancer, in Alexandria, Virginia, at the age of 73, and was buried in Arlington, Virginia at Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife Dulcie Bernice "Dee" Davidge was born on April 16, 1921, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, her father, William Frederick "Fritz" Davidge Sr., was 31, and her mother, Angelyn Idella Kelly, was 32. She married. She died on August 2, 2011, in Alexandria, Virginia, at the age of 90, and was buried in Arlington, Virginia with her husband.

Birth: Nov. 27, 1919
Macon
Bibb County
Georgia, USA

Death: Dec. 16, 1992
Bethesda
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA


George Davis Webster, 73, a retired Brigadier General in the Marine Corps who served in the Pacific in World War II and who had two tours of duty in Vietnam during the conflict there, died of cancer on December 16, 1992 at the Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland. 

"He was commander of the Quantico Marine Base when he retired in 1971 with 30 years of service. He was commissioned in the Marine Corps in 1941. His early service in World War II was in the Panama Canal Zone. In 1943,he went to the Pacific as a Weapons Company Commander in the 4th Marine Division, and he took part in operations at Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. In the course of those campaigns he was awarded two Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart for wounds he received in action. 

"After various postwar assignments in this country, General Webster attended the Defense Language School and then went to Rome as an Assistant Naval Attache. Later he was a Battalion and Regimental Commander at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and then Commandr of the Landing Force Training Command at Coronado, California. In 1962 and 1963, he was in Vietnam as an Intelligence Officer on the staff of the U.S. Military Assistance Command. In 1968, after further duty in this country, he returned to Vietnam as Assistant Division Commander of the 1st Marine Division and commander of a formation called Task Force X-Ray. He was then assigned to Okinawa before going to Quantico for his final assignment. 

"In addition to his World War II medals, he had three awards of the Legion of Merit. 

"He was born in Macon, Georgia, and grew up in High Point, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina. An Alexandria, Virginia, resident, he had maintained a residence in the Washington, D.C. area since the early 1950s. He was a member of the Army-Navy Club and the Westminister Presbyterian Church in Alexandria. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, , the former Dulcie "Dee" Davidge of Alexandria; two children, a sister and four grandchildren." 

He is buried in Section 11 of Arlington National Cemetery. 

George D. Webster, 73, a retired brigadier general in the Marine Corps who served in the Pacific in World War II and who had two tours of duty in Vietnam during the conflict there, died of cancer Dec. 16 at Bethesda Naval Medical Center.

Gen. Webster was commander of the Quantico Marine Corps Base when he retired in 1971 with 30 years of service.

He was commissioned in the Marine Corps in 1941. His early service in World War II was in the Panama Canal Zone. In 1943, he went to the Pacific as a weapons company commander in the 4th Marine Division, and he took part in operations at Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian and Iwo Jima. In the course of those campaigns, he was awarded two Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart for wounds received in action.

After various postwar assignments in this country, Gen. Webster attended the Defense Language School and then went to Rome as an assistant naval attache. Later, he was a battalion and regimental commander at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and then commander of the Landing Force Training Command at Coronado, Calif.

In 1962 and 1963, Gen. Webster was in Vietnam as an intelligence officer on the staff of the U.S. Military Assistance Command. In 1968, after further duty in this country, he returned to Vietnam as assistant division commander of the 1st Marine Division and commander of a formation called Task Force X-Ray.

He was assigned to Okinawa before going to Quantico for his final assignment.

In addition to his World War II decorations, he had three awards of the Legion of Merit.

He was born in Macon, Ga., and grew up in High Point, N.C. He graduated from the University of North Carolina.

Gen. Webster, an Alexandria resident, had maintained a residence in the Washington area since the early 1950s. He was a member of the Army Navy Club and Westminster Presbyterian Church in Alexandria.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, the former Dulcie "Dee" Davidge of Alexandria; two children, George D. Webster Jr. and Amy Elizabeth Hawkins, both of Alexandria; a sister, Sarah Olive of Savannah, Ga.; and four grandchildren.

The Washington Post    December 19, 1992

Mrs. Webster, passed away peacefuly at her home in Alexandria, Virginia, surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband Brig. General, USMC, George D. Webster. She was the loving mother of George (Dave) Webster (Erika), and Amy Hawkins (Dave). She was adored by four grandchildren, Kristina MacKenzie, Davis Webster, and David and Will Hawkins. 
Memorial Contibutions may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church.

The Washington Post    August 11, 2011

George and Dulcie "Dee"  had two children:

 

1.  George Davis "Dave" Webster   married  Erika Aida Hoyland

2.  Amy Elizabeth Webster   married  David Wegener Hawkins

4.  Sarah Foy "Sallie" Webster
 
Sarah Foy "Sallie" Webster was born on September 23, 1883 in Mangum, Richmond County, North Carolina, her father, William, was 35, and her mother, Julia, was 34. She married Rev Alfred Shorter Caldwell Jr. on October 31, 1906 in Mangum and they had two children together. She died on October 18, 1944, in High Point, North Carolina, at the age of 61, and was buried  in Oakwood Cemetery in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina.  Her husband, Rev Alfred Shorter Caldwell was born on October 31, 1880, in Charlotte, North Carolina, his father, Rev.  Alfred Shorter Caldwell Sr. was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Hutchison, was 29. He died on July 23, 1935, in High Point, North Carolina, at the age of 54, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery there in High Point..

Sarah Webster 

Caldwell

Birth: 1883
North Carolina, USA

Death: Oct. 18, 1944
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1880 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1907 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship

 

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery 
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Oakwood Municipal

Alfred Shorter Caldwell, Jr

Birth: Oct. 31, 1880
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Death: Jul. 23, 1935
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1848 - 1932)
  Elizabeth Jane Hutchison Caldwell (1851 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Webster Caldwell (1883 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1907 - 1932)*
  Alice MacRae Caldwell (1910 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Hutchison Caldwell (1875 - 1900)*
  Eugene Craighead Caldwell (1876 - 1931)*
  Carrie Caldwell Peace (1879 - 1943)*
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1880 - 1935)
  Inez Elizabeth Caldwell (1918 - 1995)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

 

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery 
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Oakwood Municipal

Sara Foy WEbster and Rev. Alfred S. Caldwell Jr. had two children:
1.  Alfred Shorter Caldwell III
2.  Alice McRae Caldwell
1.  Alfred Shorter Caldwell III
 
Alfred Shorter Caldwell III was born on October 5, 1907, in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, his father, Rev. A. S. Calswell, was 26, and their mother, Sarah Foy McRae, was 24. . He died on February 16, 1932, in High Point Hospital after a long battle with cancer at the age of 24, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery in High Point.

Alfred Shorter Caldwell, III

Birth: Oct. 5, 1907
North Carolina, USA

Death: Feb. 16, 1932
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1880 - 1935)
  Sarah Webster Caldwell (1883 - 1944)
 
 Sibling:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1907 - 1932)
  Alice MacRae Caldwell (1910 - 1955)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

 

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery 
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Oakwood Municipal

2.  ALICE McRAE CALDWELL
 
Alice MacRae Caldwell and her twin sister Alice McCrae were born on April 26, 1910, their father, Rev, was 29 and their mother, Sarah, was 26. She had three brothers and one sister. She died on September 22, 1955, in High Point, North Carolina, at the age of 45, and was buried there.

Alice MacRae Caldwell

Birth: Apr. 26, 1910
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

Death: Sep. 22, 1955
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1880 - 1935)
  Sara Webster Caldwell (1883 - 1944)
 
 Sibling:
  Alfred Shorter Caldwell (1907 - 1932)**
  Alice MacRae Caldwell (1910 - 1955)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

 

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery 
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Oakwood Memorial

5.  Daniel McCrae Webster
 
Daniel McCrae Webster was born on December 26, 1886, in Mangum, Richmond County, North Carolina, his father, William, was 38 and his mother, Julia, was 38. He married Elizabeth Anna "Anne" Gerlach on May 22, 1920, in North Carolina. She was bor in May of 1893 in Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio, the daughter of Frank Gerlach and Catherine "Kate" Horning. They had four children during their marriage. He died on June 14, 1941, in Addison, Illinois, at the age of 54, and is buried at the Mt. Emblem Methodist Cemetery in Elmhurst , DuPage County, Illinois.  His wife, Elizabeth Anna "Anne" Gerlach was born in May 1893 in Amherst, Ohio, her father, Frank, was 23, and her mother, Catherine, was 23. 
Death and burial information not available.
Daniel McRae Webster Sr. and Anne Gerlach had four children:
1.  Dniel McRae Webster Jr
2.  Robert Franklin Webster
3.  Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Webster
4.  William Lee Webster
1.  Daniel McCrae "Dan" Webster
Daniel McCrae "Dan" Webster was born on April 16, 1921, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, his father, Daniel, was 34 and his mother, Anne, was 27. .  Dan  died on November 15, 1987, in Wheaton, Illinois, at the age of 66 and is buried at the Mt. Emblem Cemetery located in Elmhurst, DuPage County, Illinois.  On June 5, 1943 in Elmhurst he married Esther Alma Woldt.  She was born on August 17, 1921, in Ogdensburg, Wisconsin, the daughter of Bertha Rafath and Emil Woldt. She died on August 25, 2002, in Traverse City, Michigan, at the age of 81, and was buried in Elmhurst with her husband.  Dan and Esther had two sons and a daughter.

Daniel McRae Webster Jr.

Birth: 1921

Death: 1987

Burial:
Mount Emblem Cemetery 
Elmhurst
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Mausoleum Building 1

Esther A Webster

Birth: 1921

Death: 2002

Burial:
Mount Emblem Cemetery 
Elmhurst
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Mausoleum Building 1

Esther A. Webster

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Esther A. Webster

 

Esther A. Webster, 81, of Wheaton, Illinois, died Aug. 25, 2002 in Traverse City, Mich.

 

Born in Ogdensburg, Wisc., Mrs. Webster was the daughter of Emil and Bertha (Rafoth) Woldt. June 5, 1943, she married Daniel M. Webster, Sr. in Elmhurst, IL, and shortly thereafter saw him off to Italy and WWII. After his return, Esther and Dan were blessed with three children and began an active community life within the Chicago suburb of Wheaton. Esther was preceded in death by her husband in 1987.

 

Mrs. Webster was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, where she served as an elder as well as having been a past president of Presbyterian Women. A past president of the Wheaton Garden Club, her love of flowers was evident by the rose gardens she cultivated over the years. Her admiration of nature and its peace was realized via many, many summers spent with her family on Lake Michigan in Pentwater, Mich., and through an interest in birding she acquired as the years passed.

Daniel and Esther had three children:
1.  Daniel Webster
2.  David Webster
3.  Nancy Webster
2.  Robert Franklin Webster
 
Robert Franklin Webster was born on May 15, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, his father, Daniel, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 30. He had two brothers and one sister. He died on June 6, 2002, in Oviedo, Seminole County, Florida, at the age of 79, and was buried in St. Lukes Lutheran Church Cemetery in Oviedo, Florida. His wife, Ruth M. Rodebach was born on May 4, 1922, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, her father, Alexander Rodebach, was 34, and her mother, Anna Van Ness, was 33. She had one brother and three sisters. She died on May 21, 2012, in Oviedo, Florida, at the age of 90, and was buried along side her husband in Oviedo, Florida.

Robert F. Webster

Birth: 1923

Death: 2002


Vet. WWII 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ruth M. Webster (1922 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship

 

Burial:
Saint Lukes Lutheran Church Cemetery 
Oviedo
Seminole County
Florida, USA

Ruth M. Webster

Birth: 1922

Death: unknown


 Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Robert F. Webster (1923 - 2002)

 

Burial:
Saint Lukes Lutheran Church Cemetery 
Oviedo
Seminole County
Florida, USA

Robert and Ruth had two children:
1.  John R. A. Webster
2. Rev. James D. Webster
3.  Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Webster
 
Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Webster was born on March 4, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, her father, Daniel, was 38, and her mother, Elizabeth, was 31. She had three brothers. She died on September 4, 2010, in her hometown at the age of 85.
4.  William Lee Webster
 
William Lee Webster was born on August 23, 1926, in Oak Park, Illinois, his father, Daniel, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 33. He had two brothers and one sister. He died in January 1959 in Addison, Illinois, at the age of 32 in a head on collision.