1931 obituary of Mrs. Rachel Parker (Steward) Webb (1850-1930) of Skowhegan, Maine.
The obituary is pasted in a scrapbook of items mostly from the area encompassing Skowhegan, Maine, and Dexter, Maine.
Mrs. Rachel Webb
Funeral services for Mrs. Rachel Parker Steward Webb will be held from her home on Main street tomorrow, Friday afternoon, at two o'clock. The services will be conducted by Dr. O. H. Tracy, pastor of the Bethany Congregational Church in South Portland and his son, Dr. Olin B. Tracy, pastor of the Federated Church here.
Mrs. Webb passed away Tuesday morning after a long illness. She was the daughter of Levi and Fannie Wyman Steward and was born in Skowhegan eighty years ago, on the 25th of April. In 1871 she was married to Converse Webb who passed away in 1912.
The family home has been for the past forty-five years on Baptist Hill. Mrs. Webb was a member of the Baptist Church here and a faithful worker in the church until her health failed.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Fannie Webb Fletcher, who has resided with her; a son, William B. Webb of Wabasha, Minn.; a step-son Walter Webb of Pittsfield and two grandchildren, Mary and William Webb of Wabasha, Minn. Mrs. Webb also leave a sister, Mrs. Ida Leavitt Smith of Baptist Hill.
Mentioned in the obituary:
- Mrs. Rachel Parker (Steward) Webb (1850-1930)
- Dr. Olin Hobbs Tracy (1857-1944), pastor of the Bethany Congregational Church in South Portland, Maine
- Rev. Dr. Olin Berry Tracy (1897-1971), pastor of the Federated Church in Skowhegan, Maine
- Deacon Levi Emery Steward (1822-1908) and Fannie (Wyman) Steward (1821-1899); Rachel's parents
- Converse L. Webb (1837-1912); Rachel's deceased husband
- Mrs. Fannie Webb Fletcher (1872-1947); Rachel's daughter; widow of J. William Fletcher (1871-1905)
- William Blaine Webb (1882-1947) of Wabasha, Minnesota; Rachel's son; widower of Mary (Lawrence) Webb (1884-1927)
- Walter F. Webb (1863-1947) of Pittsfield, Maine; son of Converse L. Webb (1837-1912) and his first wife Clara R. (Folsom) Webb (1842-1866); Rachel's step-son
- William Blaine Webb, Jr. (1916-1958) and Mary Lawrence (Webb) Kimball (1915-2007) of Wabasha, Minnesota; Rachel's grandchildren
- Ida Matilda (Steward) Leavitt Smith (1855-1935); Rachel's sister and widow of Henry Leavitt and Alcius T. Smith
Rachel, Converse and other relatives are buried in the Southside Cemetery at Skowhegan, Maine.
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