Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Mrs. Anna Webster

According to Mrs. Anna Webster's death certificate, available at Family Search Labs, Anna was born in Ontario, Canada on July 19, 1858. (However Anna's tombstone reads 1857.) Her parents were Thomas Meredith and Jane Knight Meredith. Mr. and Mrs. Meredith were both born in England. Erie County Probate Court records indicate that Anna Meredith married James Webster on February 26, 1882.

The September 30, 1922 issue of the Sandusky Register reported that Mrs. Anna Webster passed away suddenly at the residence of her sister, Mrs. E. Baker, of Marion, Ohio. Anna Webster was survived by two sisters, Mrs. Simeon C. Prout of Delaware, Ohio; Mrs. E. Baker of Marion, Ohio; and a brother, R. L. Meredith of Zanesville, Ohio. The Superintendent of Sandusky City Schools, Frank J. Prout, was a nephew of Mrs. Anna Webster. Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Webster were held at Webster residence at 604 Perry Street in Sandusky, and burial was at Oakland Cemetery.

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