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The Tie That Binds

GEORGE WASHINGTON WEBBER: (3)                        
son of Henry Webber and Malinda Lacer
Born: 6 September 1875 Warrick Co., IN
Died: 4 October 1947 Wood River, Madison Co., IL
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Alton, Madison Co., IL
Married: 1) 12 May 1904 Warrick Co., IN
    THEODOCIA ROSA VOYLES
    daughter of Rev. Levi Voyles and Nancy Ann Crow
    Born: 28 November 1868 Warrick Co., In
    Died: 7 March 1910 Boonville Warrick Co., IN
    Burial: Mt. Gilead Cemetery Boonville, Warrick Co., IN

CHILDREN OF GEORGE AND THEODOCIA:

    1. Opal Webber + Wayne Eastridge
    2. Ruth Weber + 1) Preston George Marshall Broshears, Jr.
                           + 2) Benjamin Franklin McKenzie

Married: 2) 19 April 1911 Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN
    LAURA HUBBARD
    daughter of Jesse Hubbard and Julia A. Walsh
    Born: 12 May 1880 Grayville, IL
    Died: 3 March 1974 Vanderburgh Co., IN
    Burial: Park Lawn Vanderburgh Co., IN

CHILD OF GEORGE AND LAURA:

    1. Oliver George Webber
        b. 9 March 1912

Divorced: March Term 1914,
24 April 1914 Case # 1109
Circuit Court Book H, page 2
Vanderburgh Co., IN

Married: 3) 11 June 1916 Posey Co., IN Bk. C-16, page 197
    MARY ETTA HOLLAND
    daughter of Shandy Holland and Sarah Sanders
    Born: 8 March 1871 White Co., IL
    Died: 31 January 1929 Wood River, Madison Co., IL # 2565
    Burial: Plainview Cemetery Omaha, Gallatin Co., IL

Married: 4) 28 September 1932 Warrick Co., IN
    SARAH COLLINS
    daughter of Joseph Collins and Sarah Stuteville
    Born: 5 May 1880 Dubois Co., IN
    Died:
    Burial:

Married: 5)
    CORA L. RENO
    daughter of Gilbert Reno and ?
    Born: 19 May 1872 Kane, IL
    Died: 18 February 1965 Alton, Madison Co., IL
    Burial: Oakwood Cemetery Alton, Madison Co., IL

SOURCES:
1900 Ohio Twp., Warrick Co., IN Federal Census
Enumeration District: 156, sheet 2, line 46
Enumeration date: 2 June 1900 Page: 301A
Dwelling - Family 27 - 40
Doshia is living with her parents.

1910 Pigeon Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IN Federal Census
ED: 138, sheet 8, line 31
Enumeration date: 21 March 1910 Page: 140A
Dwelling - Family 166 - 175
George is listed as 37, widower. Opal and Ruth are living in the home. Malinda Montgomery, mother, widow, is living in the home and a sister Myrtel Weber.

After the death of Theodocia, George married Laura Hubbard in 1911. The marriage to Laura Hubbard ended in divorce and when George's third wife told him she did not want to raise his daughters, the girls were placed in the Warrick County Orphans Home, in Boonville, IN.

After the divorce from George W. Weber, Laura Hubbard married John A. Harris, he was a widower, with one son.

On their 1916 marriage application, Mary Etta Mc Ghee lists the death of her first husband as 13 Nov. 1912

1920 Part of 19th St. Louis Ward, St. Louis Co., MO Federal Census
ED: 359, sheet 2, line 72
Enumeration date: 3 & 4 January 1920 Page: 227B
Dwelling - Family 32 - 45
Wife Mollie, McGee children listed as step-.. these children
match the children in the 1910 household of George M. and Mary E.
McGhee

1930 Wood River Twp., Madison Co., IL Federal Census
ED: 103, sheet 40, line 71
Enumeration date: 26 April 1930 Page: 114B
Dwelling- Family 942 - 989
Boarder in home of Phoebe Brair

Dwelling - Family 944 - 991
James Brown household, Cora Reno Brown Gaffney living in home
listed as mother

Dwelling - Family 945 - 992
Roy Smith, wife Helen Mc Ghee Smith, her brother Elvis Mc Ghee is living with them.

Marriage records for George's first four marriages, 5th marriage record is pending.
Divorce record for George and Laura Weber
Orphan Home Records for Opal and Ruth Weber
Death Certificate and Obituary of George W. Weber
Obituary of Theodocia Rosa Voyles Weber
Death Certificate for Mary Etta Holland Weber
Obituary of Cora L. Reno Weber
Three Generation photo of George, Ruth and Allan, taken in 1932.

Updated 1 January 2008     Contact Virginia L. Aldridge