William Henry Webb and his brother, Cyrus on shown on the rolls
for the Arizona Brigade. They are also listed as having indigent
families in Grayson County.
William Henry Webb is my great grandfather. The Webb family
first came to Grayson County around 1857, this consisting of my great great
grandmother Sarah, my great grandfather William Henry, a brother Statia
and an older sister Ollie. At some point another brother Cyrus joined
them. My great grandfather William Henry met and married Jamina
Spearman and they had four children, Sarah Elizabeth, Guilford, Ella and
Annie. Jamina Spearman Webb died in 1875 in Grayson County.
My great grandfather then met and married my great grandmother, a widow
by the name of Paralee Jane Allsup Burks. Her first husband died in Grayson
County in 1871. She had a son by this marriage J. Will Burks, born
in Grayson County. William Henry Webb and Paralee Jane Webb then
moved to Coleman County Texas with the brother Cyrus and both of their
families. All subsquent 6 Webb children were born in Coleman County,
one of those was my grandmother, May Webb who married my grandfather Jasper
Miller Brown and my father Winston Perry Brown was the youngest of 8 children
of this union. I was the oldest of two children born to my father
and mother Juanita C. Cozby.