Joseph W. Webb

M, #76, b. 10 June 1844, d. 20 February 1932
FatherGeorge Webb1
MotherElizth Webb2 b. c 1820
ChartsAncestor Chart for Richard Allan Webb
Birth*Joseph W. Webb was born on 10 June 1844 at Camden, Camden County, New Jersey. His Civil War pension avadavit gives June 10, 1844 as the date of birth, however the 1910 Miricode index gives 1847 for birth year and the 1900 Census gives Jun 1846. The 1930 census calculates to 1847 and his death certificate gives 10 June 1846.3,4,5,6 
He was the son of George Webb and Elizth Webb.1,2 
Name Change Between 1850 and 1860 his name was changed to Williams The use of williams seemed to relate only to the 1860 and 1870 census. Otherwise he used Webb or Joseph W. Webb.7,8 
(with Mother) Cens 1850 trJoseph W. Williams appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, in the household of his mother, Elizth Webb.2 
(with Mother) Cens 1860 trJoseph W. Webb appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, in the household of his mother, Elizth Webb, His name in the 1860 Census was Williams a surname which he did not use during the Civil War or later. He seems to have added W. as a middle initial after 1860 presumably in recognition of Williams.7 
Milit-Beg*Joseph W. Webb began military service on 4 June 1863. He enlisted in Company I, Pennsylvania 3rd Heavy Artillery Regiment on 6 Apr 1863. On 1 Apr 1864 he mustered out and transferred to Company H, Pennsylvania 188th Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on 17 Jun 1865.9,10,11 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 17 June 1865 at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Hampton County, Virginia.10,9 
(Witness) Cens 1870 trHe appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the household of Elizth Williams, He used the surname Williams.8 
Marriage*Joseph W. Webb married Mary Elizabeth Creswell, daughter of James Creswell and Mary A. (?), on 20 July 1870 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.12,3,13  
OccupationJoseph W. Webb was employed as a telephone operator in 1880.14 
Cens1880*He and Mary Elizabeth Webb appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, enumerated 3 June 1880.14 
OccupationJoseph W. Webb was a farmer and trucker before 1884.6 
OccupationHe was employed as a night manager in 1890and resided at 811 Central Avenue, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.15 
Residence*He lived in June 1890 at 811 Central Avenue, 8 th Ward, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.10 
Medical*He was diagnosed with the following conditions: kidney and liver disease, affflictions of the eye and exposure occurring during the Civil War, June 1890.10 
OccupationHe was employed as a night manager in 1891 and resided at 811 Central Avenue, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.16 
Note*He was reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer as having transfered a property N. of Central St and 70 ft. E. of Eighth St to George C. Fry on 28 January 1898 at Central Avenue, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.17 
Occupation*He was day laborer in 1900 at Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.3 
Cens1900*He appeared on the 1900 Federal Federal Census of Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, enumerated 6 June 1900, his wife was noted as having had 5 children, 3 of whom were still alive at census time. He and Mary had been married 30 years.3 
OccupationHe was employed as an operator for the Bell Telephone Company. in 1910.18 
Cens1910*He and Mary Elizabeth Creswell appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, enumerated 20 April 1910, Mary was noted as having had 5 children, 3 of whom were still alive.18 
Cens1920*Joseph W. Webb and Mary Elizabeth Webb appeared on the1920 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, enumerated 12 January 1920.19 
Cens1930*Joseph W. Webb and Mary Elizabeth Creswell appeared on the1930 Federal Census of Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, enumerated 5 April 1930.20 
Death*Joseph W. Webb died on 20 February 1932 at Jewish Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at age 87. He died from a hypertrophied prostate and acute cardiac dilation after two operations.1,21 
Burial*He was buried on 24 February 1932 at Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Buried in grave 6-18858.22 

Family

Mary Elizabeth Creswell b. April 1850, d. 1930
Marriage*He married Mary Elizabeth Creswell, daughter of James Creswell and Mary A. (?), on 20 July 1870 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.12,3,13  
Children

Citations

  1. [S306] Joseph W. Webb, Death Certificate 12080 (22 Feb 1932), Commonwealth of PA Dept. of Vital Statistics, PA Department of Health, Vital Statistics Office, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Death Certiificate - Joseph W. Webb. (DEA 306).
  2. [S221] Elizth Webb household, 1850 US Census, 1850 US Census, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Enumeration District (ED) Philadelphia, sheet Pine Ward, dwelling 594, family 350, National Archives micropublication M432_813, as viewed on Ancestry,com, 419. (CEN 221).
  3. [S89] Joseph Webb household, 1900 US Census, Camden County, NJ, population schedule, Camden City, Enumeration District (ED) 72, sheet 8B, dwelling 181, family 182, National Archives micropublication T623_959, as viewed on Ancestry.com. (CEN 089).
  4. [S90] John Krasting household, 1930 US Census, Delaware County, PA, population schedule, Aldan, Enumeration District (ED) 23-3, sheet 9B, dwelling 235, family 238, National Archives micropublication T626_2029, as viewed on Ancestry.com. ( CEN 090).
  5. [S93] Joseph W. Webb household, 1930 US Census, Cape May County, NJ, population schedule, Cape May, Enumeration District (ED) 5-3, sheet 5B, dwelling 133, family 139, National Archives micropublication T626_1325, as viewed on Ancestry.com. (CEN 093).
  6. [S30] Military pension records of Joseph W. Webb, Volunteers PA 188th, 1889 - 1932 (Copies held by Richard and Nancy Webb, unknown repository reference).
  7. [S353] Elizth Williams household, 1860 US Federal Census, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, population schedule, Enumeration District (ED) Ward 3, sheet 146, dwelling 942, family 1155, National Archives micropublication 805153, as viewed on Ancestry.com. (CEN 353).
  8. [S354] Elizabeth Williams household, 1870 US Federal Census, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, population schedule, Enumeration District (ED) Ward 3 District 8, sheet 72, dwelling 324, family 575, National Archives micropublication M593_1389, as seen on ancestry.com. (CEM 354).
  9. [S111] American Civil War Soldiers Database, online Ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as American Civil War Soldiers Database. Unknown personal file number.
  10. [S206] Eleventh Census - Special Schedule of Joseph W. Webb, Co H PA 188th, 1890 (United States National Archive, . (MIL 206).
  11. [S339] Service Record of Joseph W. Webb, PA 3rd Heavy Artillery and PA 188th Infantry, 1863 - 1865 (Ancestry.com). (MIL 339).
  12. [S29] Index to the Pennsylvania Miracode for Philadelphia, PA, compiled by National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (1910) . (CEN 029).
  13. [S173] Return of Marriages - Webb and Creswell, City of Philadelphia Department of Records, 3101 Market Street, Suite 150, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as Return of Marriages - Webb and Creswell. (MAR 173).
  14. [S95] Jos. W. Webb household, 1880 US Census, Philadelphia County, PA, population schedule, Philadelphia, Enumeration District (ED) 57, sheet 12, dwelling 98, family 107, National Archives micropublication T9_1168, as viewed on Ancestry.com. (CEN 095).
  15. [S100] C. E. Howe Co., Camden City Directory, 1890-1891 (n.p.: C. E. Howe Co, 1891). Hereinafter cited as Camden City Directory, 1890-1891. DIR 100.
  16. [S100] C. E. Howe Co., Camden City Directory, 1890-1891, as seen on Ancestry.com.. DIR 100.
  17. [S216] The Philadelphia Inquirer, 'Camden County Transfers', The Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 Jan 1898 , . (LAN 216).
  18. [S96] Joseph W. Webb household, 1910 US Census, Philadelphia County, PA, population schedule, Philadelphia, Enumeration District (ED) 1134, sheet 5A, dwelling 112, family 112, National Archives micropublication T624_1412, as viewed on Ancestry.com. (CEN 096).
  19. [S98] Joseph W. Webb household, 1920 US Census, Philadelphia County, PA, population schedule, Philadelphia, Enumeration District (ED) 1729, sheet 6A, dwelling 104, family 144, National Archives micropublication T625_1646, viewed on Ancestry.com (CEN 098).
  20. [S93] Joseph W. Webb household, 1930 US Census, Cape May County, NJ, population schedule, Cape May, ED 5-3, sheet 5B, dwelling 133, family 139 (CEN 093).
  21. [S29] Pennsylvania Miracode Index, Philadelphia, PA "Civil War pension records for Joseph W. Webb". (CEN 029).
  22. [S44] Beckett, Krasting, Westenberger Webb Cemetery Plot File and Map, Copies held by Richard and Nancy Webb, 621 Hawick Rd., Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina; , July 2004. DEA 044.