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James Crittenden Webb (1736 - 1805)

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James Crittenden Webb
Born in Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] in North Carolinamap
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Died in North Carolinamap
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James Crittenden Webb was born abt 1739 in Spotsylvania Co., VA and died aft 1805 in Burke Co., NC. He married Lettie Jane Nelson and they had eight children:[1]

  1. Mary Webb (18 Dec 1762-26 May 1794)
  2. Elizabeth Webb (1 Apr 1764)
  3. James Crittenden Webb, Jr. (2 Nov 1765)
  4. William Webb (27 Mat 1769)
  5. Benjamin James Webb (13 Sep 1769-18Dec 1827) married Jane Coffey
  6. John Webb (17 Jan 1771)
  7. Rueben Webb (30 Mar 1773-11 Dec 1847)
  8. Stephen Webb (23 Nov 1775)
Alternate birth date: 'James was born in 1736.[2]
Note: James is mentioned as son in the last will and testament of William Warren Webb.


James served as a private in the North Carolina militia ,under Col.Caswell, and participated in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge. On June 20,1778, he was drafted from the militia into the 10th North Carolina Regiment,Continental Army under Capt.Bradley,and participated in the Battle of White Plains


  • Pension application, number: S42062*


  1. 1.0 1.1 Webb Connection: James Webb
  2. 2.0 2.1 Entered by Travis Wagner, May 3, 2012


  • Travis Wagner, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Travis and others.

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