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  • ID: I3387
  • Name: William Alexander WEBB
  • Surname: Webb
  • Given Name: William Alexander
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 30 Jul 1867 in , Durham County, North Carolina 1
  • Death: 4 Nov 1919 in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee 2 3
  • Burial: 6 Nov 1919 Hazel Cemetery, Bell Buckle, Tennessee 4
  • _UID: 90637966B3DEAF42B990CF5757B688F64E78
  • Census: 1900 Richmond, Howard, Missouri 5
  • Census: 1910 Fayette Ward 1, Howard, Missouri 6
  • Note: William Alexander Webb: Macon Telegraph, Ga 1919-11-11 DEATH OF DR. WILLIAM A WEBB CAUSES REGRET AMONG 200 ALUMNAE HERE. NASHVILLE, TENN. NOV 10 - NEWS OF THE DEATH OF DR. WILLIAM A WEBB, PRESIDENT OF THE RANDOLPH-MACON WOMAN'S COLLEGE AT LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA SINCE AUGUST 1913, WILL CAUSE MUCH REGRET AMONG THE 200 MACON ALUMNAE OF THE INSTITUTION. INTERMENT WAS MADE THRUSDAY AT BELL BUCKLE, TENN. DR. WEBB HAD BEEN ILL FOR SEVERAL MONTHS PRECEDING HIS DEATH AND HAD GONE TO CALIFORNIA DURING THE SUMMER IN HOPES OF RECUPERATING. THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE ON OCTOBER 17, AFTER HE HAD STARTED BACK TO LYNCHBURG, WAS A BLOW THAT THE AGED MAN COULD NOT SURVIVE AND HEW WAS FORCED TO ENTER A HOSPITAL AT NASHVILLE, UNABLE TO CONTINUE HIS HOMEWARD JOURNEY. IT WAS THERE THAT HE DIED. DR. WEBB WAS SIXTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE, BORN IN DURHAM, N.C JULY 30 1857. HE WAS A GRADUATE OF VANDERBILT, WEBB SCHOOL AND CENTRAL COLLEGE, AND WAS FOR MANY YEARS PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LITERATURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SUMMER SCHOOL. HE WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF RANDOLP-MACON IN AUGUST 1913 TO SUCCEED DR. WILLIAM W. SMITH AND HELD THE PRESIDENCY UNTIL HIS DEATH. DR. WEBB IS SURVIVED BY FOUR CHILDREN, STANFORD, A STUDENT AT VANDERBITL;CAROLYN, DOROTHY AND MARY; TWO BROTHERS, RICHARD WEBB, OF BALDWIN PARK, CAL., AND SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS A. S. WEBB OF CONCORD, N. C.; AND ONE SISTER, MRS. HOWARD CANNON, OF GUILFORD COLLEGE, N.C.
  • Change Date: 17 May 2012 at 01:00:00



    Marriage 1 Mary Lee CLARY b: Jun 1870 in , , Tennessee
      Children
      1. Has No Children William Stanford WEBB b: 15 Dec 1899 in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri
      2. Has No Children Caroline C. WEBB b: 1904 in , Germany
      3. Has No Children Dorothy Hutchins WEBB b: 22 Feb 1906 in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri
      4. Has No Children Ethel Joyce WEBB b: Oct 1909 in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri
      5. Has No Children Mary C. WEBB b: 10 Jan 1911 in Fayette, Howard County, Missouri

      Sources:
      1. Title: U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line].
        Author: Ancestry.com
        Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
        Note: Name: William Alexander Wibb
        [William Alexander Webb]
        Birth Date: 30 Jul 1867
        Birth Place: Durham, North Carolina
        Age: 36
        Gender: Male
        Residence: Fayette, Wisconsin
        Passport Issue Date: 23 Sep 1903
        Spouse Name: Mary
        Passport Includes a Photo: No
      2. Title: Death Records: Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1959
        Author: Ancestry.com., 1908-1959 [database on-line].
        Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
        Note: Name: Wm A Webb
        Gender: Male
        Birth Date: abt 1867
        Birth Place: North Carolina
        Age: 52
        Death Date: 4 Nov 1919
        Death Place: Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee
        Death Certifica indicates he was the President of Randolph Macon Women's College.
        Ben L. Clary was the one who provided the information.
      3. Title: Find A Grave, Inc.
        Author: Find A Grave.com
        Publication: Digital images. http://www.findagrave.com
        Note:

        Cemetery Information

      4. Title: Find A Grave, Inc.
        Author: Find A Grave.com
        Publication: Digital images. http://www.findagrave.com
        Note:

        Tombstone Inscription

      5. Title: 1900 United States Federal Census
        Author: U. S. National Archives and Records Administration
        Publication: Microfilm
        Note: Name: William Webb
        Age: 32
        Birth Date: Jul 1867
        Birthplace: North Carolina
        Home in 1900: Richmond, Howard, Missouri
        [Howard]
        Race: White
        Gender: Male
        Relation to Head of House: Head
        Marital Status: Married
        Spouse's Name: Mary Webb
        Marriage Year: 1899
        Years Married: 1
        Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
        Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
      6. Title: 1910 United States Federal Census
        Note: Name: William Webb
        Age in 1910: 41
        Birth Year: 1869
        Birthplace: North Carolina
        Home in 1910: Fayette Ward 1, Howard, Missouri
        Race: White
        Gender: Male
        Relation to Head of House: Head
        Marital Status: Married
        Spouse's Name: Mary C Webb
        Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
        Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
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