Biographical Sketch of Elisha T. Webster

Elisha T. Webster was horn at Granville, Washington Co. ,N.Y.. November 29th, 1818. Came West with his father Elisha Webster, and family in the fall of 1830, and settled in Conesus, where he continued to live until 1845, when he came to Springwater, and purchased a farm at what is now the village of Webster’s



Biography of John Francis Webster

John Francis Webster, of Concord, the treasurer of the Concord & Montreal Railroad, was born in Dorchester, Mass., November 18, 1837, son of Nathaniel F. and Miriam (Couch) Webster, both natives of Salisbury, N.H. He was educated in the public schools of Savannah, Ga., and Concord, N.H., and completed his studies at the age of



Biography of John C. Webster

John C. Webster, a leading resident of Danbury, was born in Pelham, N.H., February 24, 1833, son of John Webster and a descendant of the famous Webster family. The first Webster in this country came from Ipswich, England, and settled in Ipswich, Mass. John C. belongs to the eighth generation in America. The paternal grandfather,



Biography of Jesse Webster

Jesse Webster, who was an esteemed resident of Henniker, and had been actively engaged as a tailor in this town for upward of threescore years, was born June 7, 1811, in Newport, Sullivan County, son of John and Deborah (Dow) Webster. He is a lineal descendant of John Webster, who was born in Wales, August



Biography of Hon. Daniel Webster, LL.D.,

Hon. Daniel Webster, LL.D. “With rarest gifts of heart and head From manliest stock inherited, New England’s stateliest type of man.” Born on January 18, 1782, in Salisbury, N.H., Daniel Webster was the younger son of Captain Ebenezer Webster by his second wife, Abigail Eastman. His father was a son of Ebenezer second, grandson of



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