I recently found Warren Elijah Webb, the son of Micajah and Harriet Benson Webb, in the 1860 census of Graves County, Ky., and also the 1870 census of McCracken, Kentucky.
Warren E. Webb was the brother of Robert Berry Webb of Kosciusko, Ms., and John B. Webb, who moved to Yell County, Arkansas by 1870. He was the grandson of Charles Webb and Catherine Stribling of Anderson, South Carolina.
Pine Bluff, AR
Warren was the son of Micajah that was mentioned in the will of Uncle Warren Robinson Webb back at Anderson, S.C.
The Webb Bible records of Robert B. Webb indicated "Warren E. Webb and Sarah M. Hocker were married August 21, 1851."
In 1860, W. E. Webb was 32 years of age and Sarah (Sallie) Webb was 28.
Rebecca Webb was their oldest child at age 8, and
James Webb was their oldest son at age 6.
Then came another daughter, Emily Webb, age 4,
and their baby son, Warren Webb, age 2.
Little Warren had been born in Kentucky. The nearest post office was Mayfield, Ky, in Graves County.
Ten years laer the family was at or near Paducha, District 3, McCracken, Kentucky.
W E Webb was listed in this census as Warren Webb.
The oldest daughter Rebecca had left home. She would have benn about 18.
James was still at home at age 19. We learn that his middle initial was W.
Emily Webb was still at home age 15.
Warren Webb was still at home at age 12.
Then we learn of the birth of another son. Robert Webb was 10.
Also, three more daughters had been born:
Mary Webb, age 4;
Anna Webb, age 2;
and baby Martha Webb at only four months.
At age 39, Sarah Webb may have given birth to more children.
I have not yet found the family in the 1880 census. Note that the first two children claimed birth in Missippi. If correct, then Warren E. Webb was in Mississippi with his family in 1855, but by 1858 had made the move to Kentucky.
July, 1870, Paducha, Ky.,
Name: Warren Webb
Estimated birth year: abt 1829
Age in 1870: 41
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1870: District 3, McCracken, Kentucky
Warren Webb, age 41, born SC, farming.
Sarah M. Webb, 39, born Ky
James W. Webb, 19, born Ms
Emily Webb, 15, born Ms
Warren Webb, 12, born Ky
Robert Webb, 10, born Ky
Mary Webb, 4, born Ky
Anna Webb, 2, born Ky
Martha Webb, 4 months, Ky
So, at this point, we have learned of three male descendants of Warren E. Webb, the son of Micajah and Harriet Benson Webb. They were
1. James W. Webb, born about 1851
2. Warren Webb, born about 1858
3. Robert Webb, born about 1850
To date, we have made contact with only one descendant of Warren E. Webb. That is Susan Sheldon Hargrove
She is a great grand daughter of Sarah Margaret Webb Beauchamp.
(Letter courtesy of Susan S. Hargrove, Jun 2002, who added,
"My great grandmother, Sarah Margaret Webb Beauchamp, grand daughter of Hugh Magill, received a notebook on her birthday in 1932 from her cousin Dora Hocker Chenault. Dora's father had been tracing the family for many years and Dora continued. Enclosed in the notebook was family history and this letter from Aug 1882 that Dr Robert T Hocker (Dora's father) received from his uncle Dr J D Magill. J D was the son of Hugh Magill, grandson of John Magill. His mother was Margaret Daugherty.
"Rebecca Magill, daughter of Hugh Magill and Margaret Daugherty, married Washington Hocker.
Their daughter, Sarah Margaret Hocker, married Warren Elijah Webb.
Their daughter, Sarah Margaret Webb, married William David Beauchamp whose daughters married Hellum and Day.
An interesting story about Rebecca Magill is that at her funeral, 7 Sep 1852, her son Samuel Duncan Hocker died. The funeral stopped and the body of son Sam was put in her casket and they were buried together.
Sarah Margaret Hocker was born 16 JAN 1828 in Montgomery, MD. She married Warren Elijah Webb. He was born ABT 1835?.
Child of Sarah Margaret Hocker and Warren Elijah Webb was:
Sarah Margaret Webb was born 08 NOV 1865 in Graves Co., KY.
Sarah Margaret Webb daughter of Sarah Margaret Hocker Webb was born 08 NOV 1865 in Graves Co., KY.
She married William David Beauchamp 27 OCT 1886 in Johnson Co., TX, son of Elijah Peter Beauchamp and Nancy Frances Harrell. He was born 05 DEC 1859 in GA, and died 1946 in Rotan, Fisher Co., TX.
Children of Sarah Margaret Webb and William David Beauchamp were:
1. Willie Ray Beauchamp was born 18 JUN 1888 in Buffalo Gap, Taylor Co., TX, and died ABT 1888 in TX.
2. Fannie May Beauchamp was born 18 JUN 1888 in Buffalo Gap, Taylor Co., TX, and died 23 SEP 1967 in Big Spring, Howard Co., TX. She married John Verrell Hellums 15 APR 1913 in Rotan, Fisher Co., TX. He was born 07 SEP 1876 in Lincoln Co., AR, and died 25 JUN 1940 in Rotan, Fisher Co., TX.
3 Empress Beauchamp was born 27 FEB 1890 in on a ranch near, Sherwood, Irion Co., TX, and died 31 JUL 1978 in Rotan, Fisher Co., TX. She married James Bishop "Jim Buddy" Day 14 MAY 1914 in Rotan, Fisher Co., TX, son of Job Bishop Day and Annie Sophira Tate. He was born 14 JAN 1876 in DeSoto Co., MS, and died 15 JAN 1946 in Rotan, Fisher Co., TX.
4. Harold Webb Beauchamp was born SEP 1893 in on a ranch near, Sherwood, Irion Co., TX, and died 25 DEC 1925 in military hospital, CA.
5. Female infant Beauchamp was born 1897, and died 1897.
6. Emma Ruth Beauchamp was born 06 SEP 1900 in Eastland, Eastland Co., TX, and died 28 JAN 1998 in Grayson Co., TX. She married Earl Keese. He was born ABT 1897?
7. Sarah Lucile Beauchamp was born 13 AUG 1904 in Richland, Stewart Co., GA, and died JUN 1981 in Texas City, Galveston Co., TX. She married B. R. "Dub" Wilson. He was born ABT 1900?. She married H. L. Blacklock. He was born ABT 1900?
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