The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, July 13, 1966
Rites Friday For Shelby County Native
Mrs. Harry (Gertie Goff) Webb, 82, died Tuesday, July 12, 1966, Major Hospital, Shelbyville.
Resided 617 S. Harrison St.
Born Hendricks Township, February 16, 1884, d/o  George ad  Mary McCarty Nelis.
Married  Chaney V. Goff, September 8, 1903;  he died January 4, 1963.
Married  Harry Webb;  he survives.
Survivors:  daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Tennell, Franklin;  two stepsons, John Glenn Webb, Rays Crossing and  Harry Webb Jr., Franklin;  10 grandchildren;  18 great-grandchildren; and a half sister, Mrs. Wilmer (Hazel) McNeely, Shelbyville.
Two half-sisters preceded in death.
Spent early life in Hendricks Township; resided in Shelbyville since 1948.
Member of the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
Ewing Mortuary with Rev. James Horner and Rev. Tom Stark officiating.
Burial:  Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, January 21, 1936
          Guy S. Webb,  son of  Isaac and  Margaret Allison Webb,  was born Aug. 4, 1873 in Rush county, and departed this life Monday Morning, Jan. 13, 1936, at his home in Van Buren township, being at the time of his passing, 62 years, 5 months and 9 days of age.  He received his education in the schools of Rush county, after which he attended the State Normal Training College at Danville.  On Aug. 27, 1899, he was married to  Sadie A. Williams.  After over 33 years of happy married life these holy bonds were broken only by death, when on April 1, 1933 Mrs. Webb [there is a gap in my copy ends here].... county for about 45 years.  The last 30 years of his life was spent in the present home.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his faithful wife, Sadie; one brother, Carl, and two sisters.  Those remaining to mourn his loss are three brothers, L. R. and  Noah, of Rush county and  Chester Webb of Minnisota; a step mother, Mrs. Lucy Webb, and ste-sister, Mrs. Ertle Harcourt, of Milroy; also a sister-in-law, Miss Nellie Williams, who resided with the Webb's and cared for both Mr. and Mrs. Webb with loving hands, sharing with them their home life, their joys, their sufferings and sorrows.  Mr. Webb will also be missed by the church and a host of other [my copy ends here].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Franklin  Democrat
October 1912
          Johnson county sustained a distinct loss to the citizenship in the death of  James F. Webb, of Needham township, which occurred Sunday morning at 8 o'clock at his home east of Iowa.  Mr. Webb had long been a sufferer from asthma and at intervals severe attacks had caused his family alarm.  But his general health had usually permitted him to look after his business affairs in person even up to within a few days before his death.  An attack of the asthma, combined with hardening of the arteries which had been gradually undermining his health brought on a paroxysm Friday and a second one Sunday morning from which he did not rally.
          The news of Mr. Webb's death was received with the deepest sorrow by hosts of friends and acquaintances.  He was a good neighbor and friend, had a kindly, quiet disposition, was an active supporter of Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist church of which he had long been a member, and was one of the most successful and enterprising farmers in Johnson county.  By industry, thrift and good management he had acquired about 1,000 acres of fine land located in Needham, Clark and Franklin townships.  In all his dealings with his fellowmen, he had death squarely and honorably.
          Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the late home, conducted by Rev. O. A. Cook.  Burial in the mausoleum at Greenlawn.
          James Finley Webb  was the son of  Zachariah and  Nancy A. (Huff) Webb,  and was born in Shelby county, April 9, 1842.  He was in his 71st year at the time of his death.  He was one of 15 children, only six of whom survive him, namely;  Eliza Jane Tilson, of Franklin;   Calvin F., of Anderson;  Albert F.,  Frances A., wife of  Jesse BeardThomas Webb, of Franklin, and  Hampton T. Webb  who lives on the home place in Shelby county.
          The deceased lived in Shelby county until 25 years of age.  In 1863 he was married to  Angeline Beard  and settled in Clark township.  Here he continued to reside until 1891 when he moved to his late residence in Needham township.  He is survived by his wife and three children,  Guilford  and  Wallace Webb, and  Mrs. Elmon Fisher,  all residing in Needham township.
          Mr. Webb's father,  Zachariah Webb was the son of  John and  Nancy (Taylor) Webb  and came with his parents to Indiana when 6 years old settling first in Clark county and two years later coming to Shelby county.  His grandmother,  Nancy Taylor Webb, was a cousin of  Zachary Taylor, President of the United States and hero of the Mexican war.
          Mr. Webb's mother, Nancy A. Huff Webb, was born in Xenia, O., and came with her parents,  Joseph and  Hannah (Finley) Huff  to Shelby county where her father followed mill wrighting.  He built and operated the Old Red Mill and afterwards converted it into a woolen mill.  This later was re-converted into a flour mill.  Mr. Webb's maternal grandmother, Hannah Finely Huff, was a sister of Rev. James B. Finley, a celebrated Methodist minister of Ohio in its early days.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Saturday, January 16, 1886
          Nancy A., wife of  Zachariah Webb, of Hendricks township, died at eleven o'clock last night with heart disease, age seventy-four years.  The remains will be interred at Second Mt. Pleasant Sunday.  Services at noon in the church by Rev. J. N. Clark.  D. B. Wilson, funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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