Joseph Webb, IV

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Joseph Webb, IV

Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Fairfield, CT, United States
Death: April 5, 1761 (29-37)
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Webb, III and Sarah Webb
Husband of Mehitable Webb
Father of Joseph Webb, Jr.; Sarah Webb; Brevet Brig. General Samuel Blatchley Webb (Continental Army); John Webb; Mehitable Webb and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth Stanley
Half brother of Ezra Webb; Elizabeth Webb; Ebenezer Webb and Sarah Webb

Managed by: William Matthew Webb
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About Joseph Webb, IV

Joseph is the son of Joseph Webb III, although I do not have middle names for these men it is presumed that they differ as this Joseph is referred to as Sr and his son Joseph is Jr instead of being the IV and V respectively.

The life of Joseph Webb, son of Lieutenant Joseph Webb III and wife Sarah Blatchley represents a turning point in this branch of the Webb family. This Joseph married Mehitable (also spelled Mehetebel) Nott, daughter of Wethersfield, CT sea captain Gershom Nott. Joseph's brothers Ezra and Ebenezer married Nott daughters Hannah and Patience. The Nott family home still exists and is very close to the eventual home of Joseph and Mehitable. Sometime soon after their marriage on February 2, 1749, Joseph moved to Wethersfield. Joseph was a very successful local merchant and in 1752 he built a large house which stands today as a museum. After 12 short years of marriage and at the age of 34, Joseph Webb died, leaving behind three sons and three daughters.

The gravestone of Joseph Webb reads:

To the memory of Mr. Joseph Webb Late an eminent merch't in Weathersfield Whose applycation and Industry were equal'd only by his Abillity and Integrity in business. He departed this Life April 5th AD 1761

On November 8, 1763, Joseph's wife Mehitable remarried. This marriage would have profound implications not only for the family, but for Wethersfield and colonial America. website: info about house built in 1752 in Wethersfield CT

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Joseph Webb, IV's Timeline

December 8, 1727
Fairfield, CT, United States
Age 21
Age 24
December 15, 1753
Age 26
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Age 28
Age 29
Age 31
April 5, 1761
Age 33
Age 33