Walton Beckett Webb

M, #86, b. 25 August 1905, d. 31 August 1950
FatherRobert James Webb b. 28 Oct 1879, d. 13 Sep 1955
MotherNellie Dorothy Beckett b. 3 Aug 1880, d. 5 Sep 1965
Birth*Walton Beckett Webb was born on 25 August 1905 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1,2 
He was the son of Robert James Webb and Nellie Dorothy Beckett
(with Parents) Cens 1910 trWalton Beckett Webb appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in the household of his parents, Robert James Webb and Nellie Dorothy Webb. The address at the time of the census was 212 South 57th Street.3 
(Witness) ResidenceWalton Beckett Webb lived with Robert James Webb in 1920 at 5030 Spruce St., Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.4 
Cens1920*Walton Beckett Webb appeared on the1920 Federal Census of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the household of his parents.5 
Marriage*He married Marian Glidden.  
Employment*Walton Beckett Webb was employed by On July 27, 1940 he was working for ???Continental Western Air (10 Richards Rd., Kansas City, MO)(From SSA application dtd 07/27/40 SSN 499-14-4183). on 27 July 1940. 
Residence*He lived on 27 July 1940 at 3942 Holmes Apt. 9, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.1 
Residence*He and Marian Webb lived in 1950 at 9A Sh. Ahmed Hishmet Pacha, Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt.6 
Death*Walton Beckett Webb died on 31 August 1950 at Etai El Baroud (near Tanta), Egypt, at age 45; He was a pilot for TWA on the NY to Cairo run. He was killed when taking off from Cairo by a flock of birds.6 
Burial*He was buried on 9 November 1950 at Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby, Dwlaware County, Pennsylvania; Buried in grave 4-36555.7 


Marian Glidden
Marriage*He married Marian Glidden.  


  1. [S112] Walton Beckett Webb, Social Security Application (SS-5), 27 July 1940, 499-10-4183, Social Security Administration, Washington, District of Columbia. (IDE 112).
  2. [S165] 1920 US Census, Philadelphia, PA, , National Archives micropublication T625_1646. (CEN 165).
  3. [S285] Robert J. Webb household, 1910 US Census, 1910 US Census, Philadelphia, PA, population schedule, Enumeration District (ED) 1171, sheet 9A, dwelling 227, family 206, National Archives micropublication T624-1413. (CEN 285).
  4. [S115] Index to the 1920 Federal for ED 1730, Philadelphia, PA, compiled by Bureau of the Census Department of Commerce, Washington, DC (1920) "Vol. 280, E.D. 1730, Sheet 8, Line50".
  5. [S165] Robert J. Webb household, Philadelphia, PA, population schedule, ED 1730, sheet 8A, dwelling 5030, family 179. (CEN 165).
  6. [S408] Copy birth certificate of Walton Beckett Webb, born 31 August 1950, registered 5 September 1950 in the Registration District of Cairo, Egypt (Copies held by Richard and Nancy Webb, Enclosure 20 to Despatch 616 of Sep 9, 1950 from Embassy Cairo) "unknown cd". (DEA 408).
  7. [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.