Webb Family History

Stephen D Webb and Penina (Hinshaw) Webb, were natives respectively of South Carolina and Tennessee. They were married in the latter State, and came to Illinois in 1826, locating in McLean County, Illinois. Stephen Webb was born May 8, 1795, and died in McLean County April 11, 1886. Penina (Hinshaw) Webb, the date of whose birth is not known, died in 1870, at the home of her husband in Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois. Stephen and Penina Webb were married on the 10th of December, 1824, and became the parents of six sons and one daughter. The record is as follows: John married Miss E Ruth of Virginia; Kelly married Miss Amelia Jane Platt, and lives in Greene County, Iowa; William married Miss Matilda Barker, who died in about 1863; William then married Miss H Thomas, who died a few years after marriage, and William’s third wife was formerly Mrs. Malinda Christ, Mary Jane became the wife of B F Martin, of Dry Grove, McLean County, Illinois, and is now deceased; Benjamin H was the fifth child; Thomas married Miss Johnson, and lives in Missouri; Milton S married Miss Mary A Smith, and is engaged in farming in Dry Grove, McLean County, Illinois.

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