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Richard Webb, Cambridge; freeman, Mass., Nov. 6, 1632; one of the original proprietors of Hartford in 1639; his home-lot was on the west aide of Main St., near the present corner of 'Church St.; grand-juror, 1643; townsman, 1649 ; surveyor of highways, 1650. He was one of the signers of the agreement for planting Norwalk, June 19, 1650, and removed them soon after. He had an estate of £255 in 1655, at Norwalk; d. there in 1665 (a. p.). He had no children, but took Sarah, youngest dau. of the Rev. Samuel Stone, and brought her up. In 1677 his widow, Elizabeth Webb, employed her “Beloved Brother, John Gregory, to make an agreement with Thomas Butler, of Hartford, and his wife,” they “laying claims to the estate of her husband, Richard Webb, deceased.” Widow Elizabeth Webb d. Jan. 24, 1680.

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