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Samuel and Gertrude Thorne Webb and sons at the Fern Church

Samuel and Gertrude Thorne Webb and sons at the Fern Church

Front row, left to right: Joseph, Robert, Harold, three unknown children, and Eddie at far right.

Back row, left to right: Walter, Gertrude Thorne Webb, Paul. Everyone else is unknown, except for Samuel Webb, second from right.

Samuel Webb was born Jun 25, 1874 in Mercer Co., PA. His parents were James and Mary Ann Rowe Webb from Cornwall, England. Samuel was killed in an accident not far from the church when he was cranking his tractor on Feb 27, 1923. They lived on the Joseph Newton Buzza farm at the time this photo was taken. Joseph Newton Buzza raised Samuel and his brother George after their mother Mary Ann died in 1878. Joseph Newton Buzza was married to Samuel's Aunt Elizabeth Jane Webb.

Submitted by Betty Macdonald, granddaughter of Samuel and Gertrude Thorne Webb and daughter of Joseph Webb

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