About Richard Webb
Richard Webb, Cambridge; freeman, Massachusetts, November 6, 1632; one of the original proprietors of Hartford in 163!); his home-lot was on the west side of Main St., near the present corner of Church St.; grand-juror, 1643; townsman, 1649; surveyor of highways, 1650. He was one of the signers of the agreement for planting Norwalk, June 19, 1650, and removed there soon after. He had an estate of £255 in 1655, at Norwalk; died there in 1665 (without children.). He had no children, but took Sarah, youngest daughter of the Rev. Samuel Stone, and brought her up. In 1677 his widow, Elizabeth Webb, employed her "Beloved Brother, John Gregory, to make an agreement with Thomas Butler, of Hartford, and his wife," they "laying claims to the estate of her husband, Richard Webb, deceased." Widow Elizabeth Webb died January 24, 1680.
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 267. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books