Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER

HAIRSTON.org ID#1690, b. about 1796, d. 27 September 1876
Father*William WEBBER b. 15 Aug 1747, d. 29 Feb 1808
Mother*Mary WOOLFOLK b. 1752
Birth*Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER was born about 1796 in Virginia.1 
He was the son of William WEBBER and Mary WOOLFOLK
Marriage*Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER married Malinda GATHRIGHT on 29 December 1817 in Goochland County, Virginia.2 
Marriage*Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER married Susan M. BOWLES on 27 December 1824 in Henrico County, Virginia.3 
Census 1830*Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER appeared on the census of 1830 in Goochland County, Virginia, Mathew W Webber, Males <5 1, 10-14 1, 30-39 1, Females 20-29 3, 70-79 1, Slaves 22.4 
Marriage*He married Martha WATKINS, daughter of Thomas B. WATKINS, on 24 December 1832 in Greenbier, Virginia.1,3,5 
Residence*Matthew W. Webber left Goochland County, Virginia and moved to West Tennessee in 1837. He had been the minister for two churches in Goochland.6 
Census 1840*Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER appeared on the census of 1840 in Shelby County, Tennessee, Mathew Webber, Males <5 1, 5-9 1, 10-14 1, 20-29 1, 40-49 1, Females <5 2, 5-9 1, 20-29 1, 30-39 1, slaves 25.7 
Occupation*He was Christian Minister in 1850.1 
Census 1850*He appeared on the census of 21 November 1850 in District 9, Shelby County, Tennessee, Matthew Webber 54 (clergy Christian), Martha 44, Susan 18, Thos 16, Louisa 14, Watkins 12, Mary 11, Ragland 7, Henrietta 3, Joseph Briton 24 (carpenter, b. Ind.), Henry Watkins 42 (b. VA), E M Anthony 26 (b. VA).1

 
WillHe was mentioned in the will of Henry WATKINS on 11 February 1853 in Will Book 2 D, Shelby County, Tennessee.5 
Census 1860*Rev. Matthew W. WEBBER appeared on the census of 31 July 1860 in District 9, Fayette County, Tennessee, MW 64 clergy and farmer, M 55, EW 22, WR 17, HE 13.8 
Death*He died on 27 September 1876 in Fayette County, Tennessee; "...Rev. Mathew Webber died at his resisdence, in Fayette county, seven miles from here, on the 27th ult. ...."
The Daily Memphis Avalanche (Memphis, Tennessee) - 8 Oct 1876, Sun - Page 1. 

Family 1

Malinda GATHRIGHT

Family 2

Susan M. BOWLES d. Mar 1875

Family 3

Martha WATKINS b. a 1806, d. a 1875
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S3568] Webber, Thomas Hoppel, 1893-. Webber And Allied Family History Records. Washington: A. W. Burns, 195. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89062513809, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S110] Unknown author. Dodd, Jordan R., et al.. Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850, Precision Indexing Publishers, Bountiful, UT. N.p.: n.pub.
  4. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S3565] Will of Henry Watkins 11 Feb 1853, Will Book 2 D, Shelby County, Tennessee., Ancestry.com.
  6. [S3567] Darst, Henry Jackson, 1924-. Ante-bellum Virginia Disciples: an Account of the Emergence And Early Development of the Disciples of Christ In Virginia. Richmond: Virginia Christian Missionary Society, 1959. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc1.b3478146, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  7. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
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