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Sylvester Murphy Webster
Birth: May, 1844
West Middlesex
Mercer County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1916
Harrisville
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA

Sylvester Murphy Webster was born to Sarah Maitland and John Webster in West Middlesex, PA and died in Harrisville, PA at the age of 71. He was the last of 17 children.

He was a coal miner by trade, and married Sarah M. Hawke on Christmas day in 1866. Together they had nine children and lived their entire lives in and around the Butler/Mercer County areas.

Sylvester was injured in the mine and began making pick axes for them. He was also a twin to a brother named Lochester. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Webster (1803 - 1880)
  Sarah Maitland Webster (1802 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah M. Hawke Webster (1847 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  Frank Webster (1868 - 1944)*
  John Ford Webster (1870 - 1943)*
  Maude Webster Wardle (1872 - 1940)*
  Sylvester Murphy Webster (1875 - 1951)*
  Sara Blanche Webster Hull (1877 - 1953)*
  George Memphis Webster (1880 - 1963)*
  Pearl Webster Buchanan (1882 - 1977)*
  Grover Cleveland Webster (1885 - 1962)*
  Charles Warren Webster (1889 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  John F. Webster (1841 - 1862)*
  Andrew Webster (1841 - 1908)*
  Maranda F Webster Ellison (1842 - 1895)*
  Sylvester Murphy Webster (1844 - 1916)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1409952/person/-1945965328
 
Burial:
Prairie Cemetery
Harrisville
Butler County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Judy Cain Bowser
Record added: Jan 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33396906
Sylvester Murphy Webster
Added by: Judy Cain Bowser
 
Sylvester Murphy Webster
Added by: Amey Lucas Yanik
 
Sylvester Murphy Webster
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Added by: Heather Wysocki
 
 
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Happy Father's Day, Great Grandpa!
- Judy Cain Bowser
 Added: Jun. 17, 2012
Great Grandpa Sylvester, rest in peace.
- Judy Cain Bowser
 Added: Jan. 21, 2011
 
This page is sponsored by: Judy Cain Bowser

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