Image from page 944 of “Commemorative biographical record of Hartford County, Connecticut : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families” (1901) – Chicago Picture

Identifier: commemorativebio15jhbe
Title: Commemorative biographical record of Hartford County, Connecticut : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: J.H. Beers & Co
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Publisher: Chicago : J.H. Beers & Co.
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University-Idaho

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following, hefor his second wife wedded Leviah Allis. The issueof this marriage, with the respective dates of birthof the children, was as follows: Hepzibah, Nov.3, 1763; Lydia, Sept. 28, 1765; John, April 7, 1768;and Selah, Sept. 20, 1770 (died Nov. 13, 1776). Thetown records of the latter half of the last centuryshow that David Webster, Jr., the great-great-grandfather of William Howard and his brotherDaniel, began to purchase land in Wethersfield asearly as 1754, and that he subsequentlv bought inXewington and Berlin. Most of this property hasdescended, through inheritance, to the present gen-eration. In this connection the following summaryof entries in the Wethersfield town records, show-ing the source and date of several transfers of par-cels of real estate to him, are of no small interest.On April 8, 1754, David, Jr., purchased two andone-half acres of land, with mansion house and barnstanding thereon, from Mercy and Jemima Lamb,bound on the east and north by land belonging to

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