Rebecca E. Webster1,2,3

ID# 20569, (abt 1843 - 1894)
FatherJames A. Webster4,5,3 (abt 1818 - )
MotherSarah [surname unknown]4,5,3 (abt 1816 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1843, Halifax Co., Virginia6,7,8
Marriage: 14 Feb 1866, Halifax Co., Virginia, William E. Ferrell (about 1845 - 2 May 1893)3,9,10
Death: 10 Jan 1894, Neapolis, Virginia11
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Rebecca E. Webster was born about 1843 in Halifax Co., Virginia.6,7,8 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her parents, James A. Webster and Sarah [surname unknown].12 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her parents.13 She married William E. Ferrell, son of Melcajah Ferrell and Harriett Johannet Flora, and brother of the woman her brother Samuel had married about nine years before, on 14 Feb 1866 in Halifax Co., Virginia.3,9,10
     Rebecca and William E. Ferrell appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Chatham, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 24 Aug 1870, reporting real estate valued at $300 and personal estate of $300. Their children Catherine, Mary and Lilly were listed as living with them.14
     Rebecca and William appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, enumerated 12 Jun 1880. Their children Catherine, Mary, Lilly, Edward, Hattie, Mel and Ruby were listed as living with them.15
     Her husband died on 2 May 1893 in Walmaison, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.16
     Rebecca died on 10 Jan 1894 in Neapolis, Virginia.11

Children:
     Children with William E. Ferrell:

  • Catherine E. Ferrell17,18 (abt 1867 - )
  • Mary E. Ferrell17,18 (abt 1868 - )
  • Lilly E. Ferrell17,18 (Dec 1869 - )
  • Edward Ferrell19 (abt 1872 - )
  • Hattie Ferrell18 (abt 1875 - )
  • Mel E. Ferrell19,20 (22 Sep 1877 - 13 Oct 1929)
  • Ruby E. Ferrell18 (Sep 1879 - )

Citations

  1. [S6580] James A. Webster household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Rebecca E. Webster.
  2. [S6591] James A. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Rebecca E. Webster.
  3. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for William E. Ferrill and Rebecca E. Webster, citing FHL # 31918.
  4. [S6580] James A. Webster household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6591] James A. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S6580] James A. Webster household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 7 and state.
  7. [S6591] James A. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 16 and state.
  8. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for William E. Ferrill and Rebecca E. Webster, citing FHL # 31918, shows age 20 at marriage 14 Feb 1866.
  9. [S6574] William E. Ferrell household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S6575] William E. Ferrell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows married.
  11. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for Rebecca E. Ferrell, citing FHL # 2048589.
  12. [S6580] James A. Webster household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  13. [S6591] James A. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  14. [S6574] William E. Ferrell household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  15. [S6575] William E. Ferrell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.
  16. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for W. E. Ferrell, citing FHL # 2048581.
  17. [S6574] William E. Ferrell household, 1870 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  18. [S6575] William E. Ferrell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows the girl as daughter of Rebecca's husband.
  19. [S6575] William E. Ferrell household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, shows him as the son of her husband.
  20. [S6590] "District of Columbia, Deaths, 1874-1961," FamilySearch.org, record for Mell E. Ferrell, citing FHL #2116107.