Websters in Addison, NY

The Beginnings

Websters in England

Coming to America

Websters in western NY

 They settle in Addison 

Into the 21st Century

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The Websters arrive in Addison, NY, and spread from there.

(9th generation in America)

Jared Webster, son of Jared and Lydia Webster, was born 15 February 1815, He was a farmer, and married Amy Ann Dorrity, daughter of Joseph and Rachel (Kelley) Dorrity, 17 April 1841, in the town of Dryden, Tompkins County, New York. She was born in Dutchess County, New York 19 March 1822. At different times Jared Webster lived in Lansing, NY., Addison, NY, and Hornsby, NY.

Jared died 4 November 1887; Amy died in 20 Feb 1909.

Children of Jared and Amy Ann (Dorrity) Webster;

  • Leonard Nichols; 10 May 1842 - 10 Nov 1862; (served in the Civil War)

  • Harriet Martha; 17 Aug 1845;
    m. George Parsels; m. Van Buren Jones

  • Julia Ann; 9 Oct 1848 - 1 Jul 1848;
    m. Charles A. Butler

  • Irene Louisa; 30 Mar 1850;
    m. Melvin John Lynch 04 Jul 1868

  • Roseltha Sophronia; 13 Oct 1853 - 13 Jan 1861;
    m. George Wickham Congdon 3 Dec 1870

  • Celinda Bennett; 19 Feb 1855 - 23 Mar 1883;
    m. Uriah Burdick

  • George Bonham; 9 Aug 1858 - 13 Jan 1861

  • Rachel Jane; 14 Sep 1860 - 8 May 1889;
    m. George Blades

  • Judson Jared; 20 Oct 1862 - 1943

  • Lillie May; 28 May 1865 - 28 May 1865;
    m. George Vandarwarka 30 Sep 1883

(10th generation in America)

Judson Jared Webster, son of Jared and Amy Ann (Dorrity) Webster, was born 20 October 1862. He married Effie Eliza Kent (b. 17 August 1865), daughter of Thomas and Harriet C. (Hamilton) Kent, 1 October 1884, at Watkins, Schuyler County, New York. Judson was a farmer in Addison, New York.

Effie died 26 February 1924 in Addison, New York and Judson remarried 18 August 1925 to Emma A. (Miller) Jaynes, born about 1866 in Wayne, NY.

Judson Jared Webster died in 1943; there is no record of Emma's death.

Children of Judson Jared and Effie Eliza (Kent) Webster;

  • Albert Joseph; 19 Sep 1885 - 28 Apr 1899 (drowned)

  • Lewis Mortimer; 17 Jul 1887 - 3 Mar 1937

  • Anna May; 1 May 1889 - 24 May 1955;
    m. Charlie Clinton Houghtaling (10 Nov 1879 - 9 Nov 1971) 30 Jul 1910

  • Thomas Francis; 26 Mar 1892 - 11 Jan 1926;
    m. Nellie Barker

  • John Henry; 18 Jun 1893 - Jul 1967;
    m. Alice Jane Finch 3 Mar 1912 m. Maud Church 4 Jul 1912

  • Kate Julia; 30 Dec 1896 - 23 Nov 1965 (Kate's twin sister was stillborn);
    m. Rush McKinley Lunger 5 Jul 1917

  • Robert J; 20 May 1904 - 7 Mar 1989;
    m. Sally Ann Skillman; 1908 -1998

(11th generation in America)

Lewis Mortimer Webster, born 17 July 1887 on the Webster Homestead on Goodhue Hill, north of Addison, was the second son of Jared and Effie Eliza (Kent) Webster. In early life he was employed at the Park Winton and True Sash and Blind factory in Addison, and the Imperial Engine Works in Painted Post. In 1908 he engaged in farming in Victor, New York and on 28 October 1908 married Ida Mae Sullivan (b. 05 May 1891), only daughter of Winfield Scott and Cynthia (Hill) Sullivan. He continued farming until about 1921 when he moved to Shortsville, New York and became an employee of the Lehigh Railroad. He worked there until his death (pneumonia) 3 March 1937. Ida Mae (Sullivan) Webster died 1 Jul 1974.

Children of Lewis Mortimer and Ida Mae (Sullivan) Webster:

  • George Judson; 24 Aug 1910 - 18 Oct 1964

  • Helen Elaine; 8 Sep 1916 - Feb 1982;
    m. Ralph Frank Whittaker (21 Sep 1915 - 8 Sep 1994)

  • Elizabeth Ann; 25 Aug 1925;
    m. Willis Kenneth Penner (16 Nov 1920 - 11 Feb 2010)

(12th generation in America)

George Judson Webster, the first child and only son of Lewis Mortimer and Ida Mae (Sullivan) Webster, was born on the Webster Homestead on Goodhue Hill, Addison, NY on 24 August 1910. On 18 July 1929 he married Concetta Marie Russell (b. 12 April 1913), oldest daughter of Peter and Nellie Russell of Palmyra, NY.

George worked at a number of occupations and was a farmer in Palmyra, NY; worked at a paper mill in Shortsville, NY; was a master core maker at Ritter Company, Rochester, NY; and was a brakeman on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. He later operated his own roofing and siding business from his home on Names Rd, Chili, NY until his death on 18 October 1964.

Concetta remarried to Gaston Phillip Davias; he died 24 March 1984 and she died 26 March 1990.

Children of George Judson and Concetta Marie (Russell) Webster:

  • Eugene Maurice; 6 Jun 1930 - 18 Oct 1989

  • Shirley Mae; 26 Sep 1931 - 19 Jun 1993
  • m. David Hollins; m. Earl June; m. James Reese

  • Joyce Ann; 7 Sep 1933
    m. Joel Graffley; m. Lee Perry

  • Dolores Marie; 9 Sep 1938
    m. John Torpey

  • Lewis Mortimer II; 20 June 1939 - 22 Mar 2016
    m. Maryann (Unknown); m. Doris (Unknown); m Judy Vonita (Cornett) Hayes (8 Nov 1946 - 3 Apr 2009)
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