John Webber (1683 – 1740) As it turn’s out John is not a direct ancestor and is not in the Shaw line. Some sources say that John’s son John Jr was the father of Charles WEBBER (1741 – 1819) and John Jr was the one who married Mary Lewis.
John Webber was born in 1683 in York, Maine. His parents were Samuel WEBBER and Deborah LITTLEFIELD. John married Magdalene Hilton on 1 Mar 1709 in York ME. After Magdalene died, he married Elizabeth Boothby , on 21 May 1726/27 in York, York. Maine. John died in 1748 in Wells, Maine.
Magdalene Hilton was born Apr 1695 in York, Maine. Her parents were Mainwaring Hilton and Mary Moulton. She first married 1691 in York, York, Maine to Nathaniel Adams (b. 1660 in York – d. 1692 in York) On 24 Jan 1691/92 Nathaniel was killed and Magdalene was captured by Indians. She was redeemed in 1695, and next married Apr 1697 in York, York, Maine. to Elias Weare (b. 5 Apr 1672 in York – d. 10 Aug 1707 in York) The next attack occurred about two years later, August 10, 1707, was a Sabbath evening. Sergeant Smith and Elias Weare, returning from evening service together with Mrs. Elizabeth (Hilton) Littlefield and her young son, were slain by the Indians between York Harbor and Cape Neddick. Joshua Hilton, brother of Mrs. Littlefield was taken captive. John Webber was her third husband. Magdalene died on 4 Feb 1725/26 in York, Maine.
Elizabeth Gypson was born 1687 in York, York, Maine. Elizabeth died 20 Jun 1775 – Wells, York, Maine.
Children of John and Magdalene:
|1.||Edmund Webber||1710 York, Maine||Deborah Parcher
12 Jan 1732
|2.||Hannah Webber||18 Sep 1711
|North Yarmouth, Cumberland Maine|
|3.||Josiah Webber||4 Aug 1713
19 Jan 1737 York
|5.||Mary (Molly) Webber||Abt 1722 York||Lazarus Rowe
|27 Jun 1829 Limington, York, ME|
Elizabeth Boothby was born ca. 1700 in Mog-Water, Ireland. Her parents were Henry Boothby and [__?__]. Elizabeth died ca. 1776 in York, Maine. Alternatively, Elizabeth’s maiden name was Gypson.
Children of John and Elizabeth:
|6.||Deborah Webber||c. 1726/ 1727 in York||Abraham Stover
2 Jan 1749
|20 May 1740
|7.||Lydia Webber||9 Dec 1729 York||John McLucas
1 Oct 1748 at the First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York Co. ME
|29 May 1814
Buxton, York, Maine
|8.||Elizabeth Webber||ca. 1731 in York||Richard Banks
7 Nov 1755
|9.||Thankful Webber||Ephraim Blaisdell
3 May 1742 York,
John Webber was a housewright.
History of York by Banks; page 302
[list of people captured by Indians] Adams, Magdalen Daughter of Mainwaring and Mary (Moulton) Hilton and wife of Nathaniel Adams who was killed at the massacre. She was redeemed in 1695, and after her return married twice (1)Elias We 316: The next attack occurred about two years later, August 10, 1707, was a Sabbath evening. Sergeant Smith and Elias Weare, returning from evening service together with Mrs. Elizabeth (Hilton) Littlefield and her young son, were slain by the Indians between York Harbor and Cape Neddick. Joshua Hilton, brother of Mrs. Littlefield was taken captive…eare; (2)John Webber. The author [Banks] is one of her descendants.
Page 316: The next attack occurred about two years later, August 10, 1707, was a Sabbath evening. Sergeant Smith and Elias Weare, returning from evening service together with Mrs. Elizabeth (Hilton) Littlefield and her young son, were slain by the Indians between York Harbor and Cape Neddick. Joshua Hilton, brother of Mrs. Littlefield was taken captive…
1. Edmund Webber
Edmund’s wife Deborah Parcher was born 1717 in New Hampshire. Her parents were Elias Parcher and Grace Allard. Deborah died in 1790
2. Hannah Webber
Hannah’s husband George Colesworthhy was born 1709 in North Yarmouth, Maine. He first married 8 Dec 1726 to Judith Hunt (b. 29 Dec 1707 in Boston, Mass -d. 23 Apr 1729)
3. Josiah Webber
Josiah’s wife Hannah Harmon was born 19 Feb 1716 in York, Maine. Her parents were Johnson Harmon and Mary Moulton. Hannah died 1 Mar 1747 in York, York, Maine.
4. John Webber Jr.
John was born 1715 York, ME. (Spouse Unknown).
5. Mary (Molly) Webber
Molly’s husband Lazarus Rowe was born Jan 1725 in Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshire. His parents were Anthony Rowe and Joanna Rouse. Lazarus died 14 Sep 1829 in Nlimington, Maine.
6. Deborah Webber
Deborah’s husband Abraham Stover was born 30 May 1718 in Cape Neddick, Maine. His parents were George Stover (1668 – 1748) and Abigail Elwell (1676 – 1741). Abraham died in 1802 in York, Maine.
7. Lydia Webber
Lydia’s husband John McLucas was born 20 Mar 1727 in York, York, Maine. His parents were John McLucas and Mary Cole. John died in 1795 in York, Maine.
8. Elizabeth Webber
Elizabeth’s husabnd Richard Banks was born 9 Sep 1731 in York, Maine. His parents were Job Banks and Elizabeth Winchester Card. Richard died 11 Jan 1819 – Hartford, Oxford, Maine.
9. Thankful Webber
Thankful’s husband Ephraim Blaisdell was born 23 Sep 1717. His parents were Ebenezer Blaisdell and Abigail Ingersoll. Ephraim died 11 Jul 1802 – Lebanon, York, Maine.
For additional information on Mainwaring Hilton based on primary sources see: Noyes, S., Libby, C. and Davis, W. (1972) Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., p. 333.