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Benjamin James Webb (abt. 1769 - 1827)

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Benjamin James "James" Webb
Born about in Burke County,North Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Beavers Dam, NC, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Overton, Tennesseemap
Profile last modified | Created 27 May 2012
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Categories: North Carolina, American Revolution | Overton County, Tennessee.

Benjamin Webb served North Carolina during the American Revolution
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BENJAMIN JAMES WEBB Benjamin James Webb was born 13 Sept 1760 In Wilkes Co., NC and died 18 Dec 1827. [1] He was the son of James Crittenden Webb (1739-1805) and Elizabeth "Lettie" Jane Nelson.[2]

Alternate birth date: Benjamin was born in 1769.[3] He married Jane Coffey (1768, daughter of Reuben Coffey and Sarah Scott) abt 1786. Benjamin and Jane had nine children.


Name: Benjamin James Webb[4]


Date: 13 SEP 1760
Place: Wilkes, NC[4]
Date: 13 SEP 1769
Place: Wilkes, North Carolina, United States[4][5]

:Note: Son of James Crittendon Webb. Husband of Jane Coffey

Revolutionary Soldier [5]


Husband: Benjamin James Webb
Wife: Jane Coffey[5]
  1. John C. Webb (30 May 1788-15 May 1863) married Nancy Elizabeth Ward (8 Aug 1788-1830) on 4 Sept 1806 and Christina Jackson abt 1834. John migrated to Cumberland Co., TN.
  2. Nancy Weel Webb (abt 1790-1839) married Jesse Brown (1810-1825)
  3. Sidnea Webb (21 Mar 1792-1830) married James Horton in 1815
  4. Elizabeth Webb (25 Mar 1794-8 Mar 1874)[5] who married Hubbard Johnson
  5. Thomas Crittenden Webb (20 June 1798-14 Aug 1875) married Mary Jane Simpson on 23 Mar 1823 and Zilla Williams after 1849.
  6. Mary Polly Webb (1800) married John Johnson.
  7. Elijah Clawson Webb (17 Jan 1802-20 Oct 1859)[5] who married Martha Jane Johnson (1802-20 Oct 1859) on 2 Dec 1823 in Wilkes Co., NC.
  8. James C Webb (22 April 1805-15 April 1875)[5] married Clarissa Melinda Elizabeth Curtis before 1828 in Overton Co., TN. James died in Jasper Co., MO of rabies.
  9. Patsy Webb
Date: 18 DEC 1787
Place: Wilkes, NC<b[4]


Death: Dec. 18, 1827[5]
Place: Overton County, Tennessee, USA
Webb Cemetery [5]
Place: Overton County, Tennessee, USA
Death: 18 DEC 1827
Place: SpringCreek, Overton, Tennessee, United States[4]


Residence Date: 1820
Place: Overton, Tennessee, United States[4]
Residence Date: 1800
Place: Morgan, Ashe, North Carolina[4]
Residence Date: 1810
Place: Buncombe, North Carolina, United States[4]

Transfer of Property: (Children of Benjamin Webb):
Deeds F, Page 219. Indenture 18 December 1827. Jane Webb, John Webb, Thomas Webb, James Webb, Elizabeth Webb, Hubbard Johnson of Overton Co., TN and James Hooten (Horton), Jesse Brown and Reubin Mart (Mast) of Ashe Co., NC, of one part to John Johnson of Overton Co., Tennessee for and in consideration $1353, paid by John Johnson conveys 570 acres land on Spring Creek in two tracts Grant No. 384 and 2797. All sign.[6]


[2] [3][5][1] [6][4]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Webb Connection: Benjamin James Webb (1760-1827)
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. from Webb Connection website
  3. 3.0 3.1 Entered by Travis Wagner, May 27, 2012
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Title: Public Member Trees Publication: Name: Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006.Text: Record for Sidnea Webb and Jane Coffey
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 FindAGrave: Benjamin James Webb: Memorial#31377429. Created by: as. Record added: Nov 13, 2008.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Overton County, Tennessee Genealogical Records compiled by Edith Rucker Whitly.
  • Webb family records


  • Travis Wagner, firsthand know
  • Thank you to Stephanie Sanchez for creating Webb-4345 on 8 Nov 13.ledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Travis and others.
  • Webb-5512 was created by Earl D House through the import of Earl Dewayne House Ancestors Jun Small 2014_2014-06-29.ged on Jun 29, 2014.

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On 5 Nov 2017 at 20:43 GMT Leslie (Vander Wegen) Thompson wrote:

Webb-2592 and Webb-11258 appear to represent the same person because: The correct birth year is 1760 according to records taken from the Webb family bible. Benjamin was the brother of my GGG?G grandfather .

Benjamin is 25 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 18 degrees from Burl Ives and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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