History: Caroline Webb

Caroline Webb was born in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States on 7 April 1851 to David Webb, age 31, and Esther Olpin, age 36. She was the 3rd of 11 children, and the 2nd of 9 daughters, born to the couple. She had an older brother, who was stillborn in 1844 and an older sister, Amelia Emily, who was born 20 February 1846 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. On 22 December 1850, her father took a 2nd wife (in polygamy), Caroline Knowles. Caroline and her siblings called her ‘Auntie’. They were married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. 

When Caroline was 1 years old, Auntie gave birth to her half-sister, Anna Marie, on 20 October 1852, and her mother gave birth to her sister, Emma Elizabeth, on 13 November 1852 in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States,

On 3 November 1853, when Caroline was 2 years old, her half-brother Isaac was born in Nephi. Her half-sister, Louisa, was also born when she was 2 on 1 March 1854.

In 1854, when Caroline was about 3 years old, her mother gave birth to twin girls in Nephi. They were named Anna Esther and Mary Ann, Sadly they died the same day they were born.

When Caroline was 4 years old, her half-brother Lorenzo was born on 3 November 1855 and her sister Lucy Jane was born on 22 March 1856. They were both born in Nephi.

Cordelia, Caroline’s half-sister, was born in Nephi 11 November 1857 when she was 6 years old.

In 1858, when Caroline was about 7 years old, her brother Edmund was born in Nephi. Sadly, he only lived about 2 years and died 18 June 1860.

When Caroline was 8 years old, in 1859, she was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 

On 12 September 1859, when Caroline was 8 years old, her half-sister Priscilla was born in Nephi.

Rhoda Ann, Caroline’s sister, was born in Nephi on 1 May 1861 when she was 10 years old. 5 days later on 5 May, Annette Elizabeth, Caroline’s half-sister was born.

When Caroline was 11, her sister, Anretta, was born 21 August 1862 and her half-brother, David Samuel was born 8 March 1863, in Nephi.

In 1863, when Caroline was about 12 years old, her youngest sister Amety was born in Nephi.

To Be Continued…

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