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Herman Chauncey Webster
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1875
Death: Sep. 13, 1955

Son of Edwin Hermandis Webster and Sarah Ann Thomas. Herman was single all his life and did odd jobs. He lived with family often, especially sister Ethyl's family (at least from 1920 through 1930). Toward the end of his life, he spent some time with brother Clyde. Clyde's grandson Gene Webster recalls that Herman was very odd, and would get on the ground and hop at him, mimicking a frog. Gene was somewhat frightened of the old man, considering him crazy rather than funny.

His military registration card for World War II indicates he was "mentally defective". He was tall and slender with blue eyes and brown hair at age 42, and listed his job as "laborer" and his closest relative as Orland Webster, his brother. There, his name is spelled "Herman Chancy".

In fact, Herman died of chronic myocarditis due to interstitial nephritis, which in turn was due to arterio-sclerosis. After his death, family were given notices of inheritences. They were surprised that while it was not a big sum of money, he had accumulated enough wealth that those modest amounts nonetheless streched through a few generations -- even to Gene. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edwin Hermandis Webster (1845 - 1895)
  Sarrah Ann Thomas Webster (1850 - 1916)
 
 Siblings:
  Arland Nelson Webster (1874 - 1956)*
  Herman Chauncey Webster (1875 - 1955)
  Clyde Daniel Webster (1880 - 1962)*
  Edmon Scott Webster (1887 - 1890)*
  Carrie Webster (1893 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Augusta Cemetery
Augusta
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jody Glynn Patrick
Record added: Jun 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14782787
Herman Chauncey Webster
Added by: Jody Glynn Patrick
 
Herman Chauncey Webster
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With love from your father's descendents.
- Jody Glynn Patrick
 Added: Jul. 26, 2006
 
 
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