Dwight Webster

13 Apr 1814 - 19 Aug 1868
Dwight Webster (1814-1868) was born 13 Apr. 1814 in Bloomfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. He was the son of Ebenezer Webster and Mary Welles. He married Eunice Hart Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff's half-sister, on 4 Aug. 1841 in Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut; widowed 15 Jun. 1853. He married Harriet Augusta Wood on 18 Mar. 1855 in Des Moines, Kane Co., Iowa. He was baptized 1 Jul. 1838 in Connecticut. He died 19 Aug. 1868 in Des Moines.

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