WEBB, ELI (1842 - 1913)

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Santa Cruz Surf (May 26, 1913)

Death of Eli Webb

Eli Webb, a former citizen of Capitola and Soquel, died at his home in San Francisco, Thursday, May 22. His remains were brought to Soquel for burial on memorial Sunday. Friends met the body at the trains and from there went to the cemetery, escorted by eight boys acting as naval reserves. Mr. Webb was an honored and respected citizen. He was a member of Wallace Reynolds post, but joined the Lincoln post in San Francisco. Rev. Lee of the Soquel Methodist church officiated at the grave, and the naval reserves fired a salute over the grave. Mr. Webb leaves a wife, son and daughter.

Date of Birth: 1842

Date of Death: 1913-26-05

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: San Francisco National

Plot: OSA/103/3

Occupation: Post Master

Religion: Me

Local Address: (Soquel)

Last City: (CA San Frncsco)

Enlisted: 1865/06/26

Discharged: 1865/07/31

Military Unit: USA

Rank: Lt1

Military Notes: N/R (Multiple Similar Names)

GAR#: WR32

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: SUR 1913/05/26

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-1050

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “WEBB, ELI (1842 - 1913).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/134026. Accessed 30 June 2022.