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Our Illiterate Backwoods Preacher from Maine

A couple of minerdescent website visitors asked me Webber family questions this week. I don’t think I ever shared this vignette about our 3rd great grandfather Charles WEBBER Jr  (1764 – 1737) or alternatively about his father, our 4th great grandfather … Continue reading

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Dudley Coleman Extra Pix

Many of these pictures are from the Gilbert family homestead, thought lost forever and recently rediscovered. Dudley COLEMAN (1805 – 1865) was Alex’s 4th Great Grandfather, one of 32 in this generation of the Shaw line. Dudley Coleman was born 17 Nov … Continue reading

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Captain Abiel Lovejoy

Abiel Lovejoy (1731 – 1811) At one point I thought Abiel Lovejoy may have been Charles WEBBER Jr’s father-in-law and hence Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather; one of 128 in this generation of the Shaw line.  While that relationship didn’t pan out, I … Continue reading

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Charles Webber Jr

Charles WEBBER Jr (1764 – 1837) was Alex’s 5th Great Grandfather; one of 64 in this generation of the Shaw line. Charles Webber Jr. was born in 1764 in Dresden, Lincoln, Maine. His parents were Charles WEBBER and Hannah CALL. He … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Webber

Jeremiah WEBBER (1786 – 1820) was not a direct ancestor in the Shaw line, but he holds clues to the ancestry of Oliver A. WEBBER  because Oliver was appointed guardian of some of his grandchildren when his son Horatio Nelson Webber died. … Continue reading

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Joseph Webber Jr.

Joseph WEBBER Jr. (1727 – 1796 ) was Alex’s 6th Great Uncle in the Shaw line. Joseph Webber was born on 24 Jul 1727 in York, Maine.  His parents were Joseph WEBBER Sr. and Mary LEWIS.  He married Sarah Sedgeley … Continue reading

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Noah Cross

Noah CROSS (1710 – 1793) was Alex’s  7th Great Grandfather, one of 256 in this generation of the Shaw line. Noah Cross was born about 1710 in Barrington, New Hampshire.  His parents were probably not Robert Cross  and Elizabeth Graves.  It … Continue reading

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