Merriweather Webb Sr

Merriweather Meredith Webb Sr (abt. 1697 - 1774)

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Merriweather Meredith "Merry" Webb Sr
Born about in Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, Colonial Americamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Henry County, Virginia, Colonial Americamap
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Merriweather Webb Sr was a US Southern Colonist.

Merriweather "Merry Webb" Wenn Webb, I was born 20 Apr 1697[1]at Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, Colonial America. He married Elizabeth Anne Webb. He died 6 Feb 1774.
Also Known As: "Merry Webb", "Meredith"

Birthdate: April 20, 1697 Birthplace: Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, Colonial America Death: February 06, 1774 (76) Henry County, Virginia, Colonial America Immediate Family: Son of John William Webb, II and Jane Webb Husband of Elizabeth Anne Webb Father of Millian Elizabeth Hall; Lucinda "Lucy" Dula; Mary Ann Burns; Elizabeth Sams; Merry/Meriwether Webb, Jr. and 5 others Half brother of Benjamin Webb; Jonas Webb, I; John Webb; Richard Webb; Littleton Webb; Mary Webb; Sarah Webb; Edgar Webb; William Webb; James Webb; Judith Webb; Martin Webb; Thomas Webb and William Webb.[2]

About Merriweather Wenn Webb, I

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A123875

He and his wife made their home in Henry County, then Pittsylvania County, and before that Halifax County. He was elected vestryman in the newly-formed Antrim Parish of Halifax County, Virginia in 1756. He was still in Halifax County in 1767 as he was on the list of tithables in that year.
ID: I89826

Name: Merriwether Wenn "Merry" WEBB[3]Given Name: Merriwether Wenn "Merry" Surname: Webb Suffix: Sr Title: Sr Sex: M Birth: ABT 1697 in Martindale,Henry,VA Death: BEF 15 FEB 1779 in Henry Co,VA


Occupation: Revolutionary War/Farmer

Listed in Henry Co., VA will abstracts Vol 1 page 17. Wealthy Landownerin

Colonial Virginia, Revolutionary War Patriot.

Father: John William WEBB b: 1674 in Northampton Co,VA

Mother: Jane MARTIN b: ABT 1677 in VA

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Anne MARTIN b: 9 AUG 1708 in St Peter's Parish,New Kent,VA

Married: ABT 1723 in Goochland Co,VA Children

  1. Has No Children Milian WEBB b: 30 AUG 1723.
  2. Has No Children Elizabeth WEBB b: ABT 1731.
  3. Has No Children James WEBB b: 1733.
  4. Has Children Mary WEBB b: in Pittsylvania Co,VA.
  5. Has No Children Lucy WEBB b: ABT 1736.
  6. Has No Children Martin WEBB b: ABT 1737.
  7. Has No Children Merriwether Wenn "Merry" WEBB b: ABT 1737.
  8. Has Children Martha WEBB b: ABT 1739.
  9. Has No Children John WEBB b: 30 OCT 1739 in Martinsville,Henry,VA.

Research Notes


Webb-Smith Family Papers, 1703-1929 (bulk 1770-1850). The Library of Virginia 800 E. Broad Street Richmond, Virginia. (

Meriweather was born in 1697. He passed away in 1774.


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On 30 Jul 2019 at 00:18 GMT Gerald Jones wrote:

Webb-15954 and Webb-4625 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate.

Rejected matches › John Webb II (abt.1674-abt.1721)

Merriweather is 22 degrees from Cari Starosta, 17 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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