Medford Mail Tribune, 11 Aug 1932:
Mrs. Nettie Webb, Pioneer of Area, Called by Death.
Another pioneer of Jackson county, Mrs. Nettie L Howard Webb, wife of B. S. Webb, of 1466 North Mansfield Avenue, Hollywood, Cal., died at her home Monday evening, August 8, 1932, of heart-disease. She was born in Kewanee, Ill., Dec 3, 1859, days of age at the time of her death. She crossed the plains by ox team with her parents, J. S. and M. B. Howard, and two brothers in 1860, and arrived in Jacksonville in October of the same year. She grew to womanhood in Jacksonville, where she lived until 1884, when the family moved to the new town of Medford. She was well known to the older pioneers of the valley. November 10, 1886, she was married to B. S. Webb of Medford, later moving to Hollywood, Cal. She was an early member of the Christian church of Medford, her husband being a charter member. After going to Hollywood she became a member of the Christian church there, and was active in the church work until her health failed her in recent years.
Funeral services were held in Hollywood with interment there. Surviving her are the husband, B. S. Webb; three children – George Webb, of San Diego, Cal.; Dr. Edith Ford and Dr. Ora Elerath of Hollywood; one brother, Charles J. Howard of Kerby, Ore.; one sister, Mrs. J. E. Roberts of 40 Crater Lake avenue, Medford; also five grandchildren.
Contributor: Linda Sawyer
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