Thursday, April 17, 2008

Richmond / Webster Connections in Michigan

These Webster-Richmond notes were published in the Oakland Co. (MI) Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volume 2, #1:

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Chester Webster, a descendant of Governor John Webster of Connecticut, married Polly Matilda Whitney, daughter of Joshua & Phoebe (Parker) Whitney. Their son John, married Chloe Richmond, son Alanson married Delia Richmond, and daughter Marion married Charles Richmond. [See images above]

A Cayuga Co., NY, Probate extract provided the following information:

Joshua B. WHITNEY of Aurelius 1817 - Will [Phebe] (PARKER)
[children: Chauncey [T?], Joshua, Sally TOMPKINS, Polly, Susan, Laura, John, Enos, Willard; Note 1929 correspondence refers to "Polly Matilda" m. Chester WEBSTER of Pontiac, Mich. 1823 and sister Susan MATHEWS]

Harriet Webster, a daughter of Chester, married Simon Stowell. Their daughter, Eunice, married Elbert Kelley. Elbert's twin, Emma Kelley, married Jerome Robbins. Jerome's sister, Lorancy Robbins, married 2nd John F. More. John F. More's mother was Cynthia Richmond (my ancestor).

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