William Charles Webster

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parents:  James Webster and Elizabeth Nancy Bowman

 

Birth:  05 Jul 1877  Burns City, Martin, IN
Death:  22 Feb 1944 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN 
Burial:  Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN

Marriage #1

Mamie Florence Cunningham

20 Feb 1901  Daviess Co, IN

Children

Edna Pearl Webster 01 Jun 1902
James Orval Webster 16 Apr 1905
Mayme F Webster 06 Sep 1907
William Arthur Webster 20 Jul 1910

children of William Charles Webster and Mamie Florence (Cunningham) Webster

 

Sources
1880 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 08 Jun 1880 - age 2 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Harrison Twp, Vigo, IN - age 34 (view census information)
1920 Federal census Harrison Twp, Vigo, IN - age 42 (view census information)
1930 Federal census Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - age 52 (view census information)
1940 Federal census Terre Haute, Vigo, IN - age 62 (view census information)
Ancestry.com WWI draft registration cards; City Directory listings
Martin County Courthouse, Shoals, IN Land records
Daviess County Courthouse, Washington, IN Marriage records
Burns City Cemetery, Burns City, Martin, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, IN Viewed and photographed tombstones
Find a Grave volunteer Julia Young Tombstone photos - Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, IN
Random Acts of Kindness, Vigo Co, IN volunteer Mark Neice Various obituaries; tombstone photos - Highland Lawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana
Family records Records and photos belonging to Dave Webster
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information

1) William is mentioned when his grandfather's land was partitioned out to various family members.

2) We have a copy of William and Mamie's marriage license.

3) Wife of William Charles Webster: Mamie Florence Cunningham - born 1881 Daviess Co, IN; died 23 Jan 1958 Terre Haute, Vigo, IN; obituary; death certificate; cause of death: cerebral homorrhage, hypertension; buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN (see tombstone photo below); daughter of Lewis S Cunningham (07 Oct 1859 IN-05 Mar 1926) and Sarah Matilda possibly Carter (18 Oct 1859 IN-16 Aug 1946); Lewis and Sarah married 30 Nov 1879 Daviess Co, IN; Lewis and Sarah buried Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon, Daviess, IN - tombstone photo.

4) We have a copy of William's draft registration card (12 Sep 1918).  He was of medium build, medium height, blue eyes and grey hair.

5) William's Social Security record.

6) We have a copy of William's obituary.

Photos and/or signatures

James Webster with his children
left to right: William Charles,
Quelo Anjeline and Richard Monroe

unknown date

thanks to Dave Webster for this photo

William Charles Webster

The symbol on this tombstone represents the BLE (Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers). 
It has been changed over the years, and this specific symbol is no longer used.

Mamie Florence (Cunningham) Webster

Walnut Hill Cemetery
Odon, Daviess, IN

photos taken by Valerie Boman


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