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John Webster

Male Abt 1510 - Bef 1575  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name John Webster 
    Born Abt 1510  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 24 Jun 1575  [1
    Buried 24 Jun 1575  Cossington, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I17758  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father John Webster,   b. Abt 1485,   d. Bef 1558  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Emett Welle,   d. Bef 20 Mar 1558 
    Family ID F10909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. John Webster,   b. Abt 1535,   d. Bef 11 Oct 1594  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F10908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "The churchwardens' accounts show John Webster II paying his mother's legacy, collecting a levy and doing business for the village at Stamford. Stamford, whose fair was one of the most notable in the Midlands -- its fame penetrated even to Justice Shallow in remote Gloucestershire -- is about thirty miles from Cossington, and that, with a laden waggon on Tudor roads would be three days' journey. His spouse, the 'goodwyfe Webster,' was responsible for the church's washing." [Skillington et al., citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1456] Mrs. S. H. [Florence E.] Skillington, "The Ancestry of Governor John Webster," ed. Bruce Hunter Sisler and Mrs. Bruce Hunter [Evelyn Brown] Sisler. The American Genealogist 24:197, October 1948.