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Pleasant Webb Family ?>NC?OH>KY>OH>?
Posted by: Larry D. Loiselle Date: September 22, 1999 at 17:14:17
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I am seeking any additional information that you can add to these families especially the parents/siblings of Pleasant Webb. Thanks a million.
Pleasant (Plesent) WEBB was born about ca 1760. His son, Elias, said that his father, Pleasant was born in Ireland (not substantiated). He died between 1830 and 1840 in Ohio, USA. He may well have come out of Virginia (Isle of Wight County?).

1820 VA Census Index Webb, Pleasant F. VA CHARLES CITY CO. 012 1820

1830 VA Census Index Webb, Pleasant F. VA HANOVER CO. 227 1830

Around 1800 Pleasant and family came in to the Ohio valley from Rutherford County, North Carolina. In 1803 (reported to be 45 years old) he was in Scioto County, Ohio and was said to be a notorious character. Supposedly, he tried to break up a fight between James Bradley and the wife and children of James Quire (Squires). He ended up shooting Mr. Quire (Squires). After this incident at the Licks, he was driven out of that area. He is also said to have been a Tory during the Revolutionary War. Pleasant was in GreenupCounty, Kentucky in 1820 and in Lawrence County, Ohio in 1830, he did not appear in the 1840 census, so it is believed he died between 1830-1840. Pleasant had relatives in Cabell County, WV. Pleasant (Plesent) WEBB and Unknown (Margaret BLACKWELL?) had the following children: James WEBB (1786), Elias WEBB (1788), Thomas Hanley WEBB (1795), Aden WEBB (1797), Temperance WEBB (1799), William WEBB (1801), Margaret WEBB (1806), Sarah (Sally) WEBB (1809), and Baker WEBB (1811).

Larry D. Loiselle
Route 2 Box 75-G
Manor, Texas 78653
(512) 272-5770

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