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Webb Genealogy and Webb Family History Information

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  • (I) Giles Webb (c.1620 - c.1692)
    Giles was likely born in Gloucestershire, England in the early 1600's. He came to this country in 1629 on board the ship "Thomas Babe" which landed in upper Norfolk County. Giles established his reside...
  • Abigail Wolcott (1790 - d.)
  • Abigail Richmond-Webb (Davis) (c.1635 - 1682)
    Children by Abigail Davis: Abigail, born 1656. Edward, born 1658. John, born about 1660. Elizabeth, born Dec. 6, 1666. Mary, born 1668. Esther, born 1669. Silvester, born 1672; baptized a...
  • Abigail Shakespeare (1515 - 1595)
    Grandmother of William Shakespeare
  • Abijah Webb (1787 - 1847)

About the Webb surname

This famous surname recorded as Webb, Webbe, Webber and Webster, is Olde English pre 7th Century. It derives from the word "web", meaning to weave. Originally a male occupational name, the term "webbe" referred specifically to a male weaver and later "webster" to a female weaver; although this distinction was not always made in medieval English.

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