Abbie Rue Webster

Female 1888 - 1953  (64 years)


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  • Name Abbie Rue Webster  [1
    Born 27 Feb 1888  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1900 U. S. Federal Census 
    Morgan, Fred A. household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Iowa, Linn County, Cedar Rapids
    Morgan, Fred A. household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Iowa, Linn County, Cedar Rapids
    Fred A. Morgan & wife, Mary McKowan Morgan; Fred's niece, Abbie Webster; and, Mary's brother, Joseph W. McKowan.
    Census 1905  Cedar Parids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1905 Iowa State Census 
    Age: Abt. 17 
    Abbie Webster, 1905 Iowa State Census, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa.    [WAbR 02.]
    Abbie Webster, 1905 Iowa State Census, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. [WAbR 02.]
    Abbie Webster; and her aunt, Mary McKowan Morgan and her uncle, Fred A. Morgan.
    Census 1910  St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1910 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 21 
    Eli C. Brimmer household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota.   [ECB 01.]
    Eli C. Brimmer household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. [ECB 01.]
    Eli C. Brimmer; his wife, Josephine McKowan Brimmer; their children: Archie E., Ernest C., and Josephine Brimmer; and a niece, Abbie Webster.
    Census 1920  Franklin Township, Monona County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1920 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 31 
    Melvin A. Billings household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Onawa, Franklin Township, Monona County, Iowa.   [BMA 04.]
    Melvin A. Billings household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Onawa, Franklin Township, Monona County, Iowa. [BMA 04.]
    Melvin A. Billings; his wife, Abbie Rue Webster Billings.
    Census 1930  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1930 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 42 
    Melvin A. Billings household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.   [BMA 05.]
    Melvin A. Billings household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. [BMA 05.]
    Melvin A. Billings; his wife, Abbie Rue Webster Billings.
    Census 1940  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1940 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 52 
    Eli C. Brimmer household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.    [ECB 09.]
    Eli C. Brimmer household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. [ECB 09.]
    Eli C. Brimmer; Abbie Rue Webster Billings; Georgia Kidd McKowan; all widowers.
    Died 1 Feb 1953  Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Date Unknown  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California; Memorial ID: 85349543. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Abbie Rue Webster Billings, headstone.  [WAbr 03.]
    Abbie Rue Webster Billings, headstone. [WAbr 03.]
    Plot: Vesperland, Map 1, Lot 1957, Space 4
    Person ID I3190  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 24 May 2019 

    Father Charles Blakeslee Webster,   b. 1864,   d. 1945  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Rue Anna McKowan,   b. Abt. 1867, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Probably Before 1900, Place unknown. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 May 1886  Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F1006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Melvin Alva Billings,   b. 5 Jan 1884, Onawa, Monona County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1937, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married Abt. 1916  Probably, Franklin, Monona County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 May 2019 
    Family ID F1010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Abbie Webster is a 12 year old, white, single female. She is the niece of Fred and Mary Morgan. She was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Illinois (father) and Iowa (mother). Abbie is in school. She reads, writes, and speaks English. She has attended school for nine months. Abbie lives with her aunt and uncle, Fred and Mary Morgan and an uncle, Joseph McKowan. The family lives in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. [FAM 01.]
             In the 1905 Iowa State Census, Abbie Webster is living with Fred A. and Mary McKowan Morgan at 1004 2nd Ave. in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Further information is lacking in the census record. [WAbR 02.]
             In the 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Abbie Webster is a 21 year old, white, single female. The record indicates she was born in Iowa (correct) of parents born in Iowa (father - not correct; her father was born in Illinois) and Iowa (mother - correct). She is not in school, has completed four years of high school, and she reads, writes, and speaks English. Abbie has no employ outside the home. Abbie lives at 1208 Raymond Ave., Ward 10, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. She lives with E. C. Brimmer and Josephine Brimmer, her aunt and uncle, their children: Archie E. Ernest C. and Josephine Brimmer. [ECB 01.]
             In the 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Abbie Rue Webster Billings is a 31 year old, white married female. She was born in Iowa of parents who were both born in Illinois (father) and in Iowa (mother). She reads, writes, and speaks English. She lives with her husband, Melvin A. Billings, a dentist, on East Broadway in Onawa City, Franklin Township, Monona County, Iowa. [BMA 04.]
             In the 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Abbie Rue Webster was born in Iowa of parents who were born in Illinois (father) and Iowa (mother). She was first married when she was 27. She is not in school or college, but she reads, writes, and speaks English. Abbie has no employ outside the home. She lives with her husband, Melvin A. Billings on North Edinburgh Avenue in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. [BMA 05.]
             In the 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Abbie R. Webster Billings is a 52 year old, white, widowed, female. She is not in school or college, yet she has finished four years of high school. She lives in he same house in which she lived in 1935. She does not live on a farm. She works as a seamstress in private business and has private resources other than her work. Abbie lives with her uncle, Eli Brimmer and Georgia Kidd McKowan, the widow of Louis Lafayette McKowan, The family lives at 1757 Stanley Avenue, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. [ECB 09.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9559] Abbie Rue Webster. birth. (2011). Ancestry.com. Iowa Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1999 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [WAbR 01.].

    2. [S8173] Fred A. Morgan household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa, Cedar Rapids, ED 94, SD 78, sheet 14B, dwelling 289, family 301; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 444. [FAM 01.].

    3. [S9560] Abbie Rue Webster. (2014). Ancestry.com, 1905 Iowa State Census.[database online]. Lehi, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [WAbR 02.].

    4. [S5028] Eli C. Brimmer household, 1910 U.S. Census, Ramsey County, Minnesota, St. Paul, 10th Ward, ED 141, SD 4, sheet 2B, dwelling 32, family 34; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 718. [ECB 01.].

    5. [S9585] Melvin A. Billings household, 1920 U. S. Census, Monona County, Iowa, Onona City, ED 90, SD 11, sheet 3A, dwelling 65, family 65; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 503. [BMA 04.].

    6. [S9586] Melvin A. Billings household, 1930 U. S. Census, Los Angeles County, California, Los Angeles, ED 19-120, SD 16, sheet 21A, dwelling 442, family 495; National Archives micropublication T626, no roll number given; FHLF 2339872. [BMA 05.].

    7. [S9564] Eli C. Brimmer household, 1940 U. S. Census, Los Angeles County, California, Los Angeles, ED 60-115, SD 16, ahwwr 6A, Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 144; National Archives micropublication T627, roll, m-t0627-00398. [ECB 09.].

    8. [S9590] Abbie Rue Webster Billings, death and burial. (2012). Ancestry.com Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Povo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [WAbR 03.].

    9. [S9558] Charles B. Webster-Rue Anna McKowan marriage. (2014). Ancestry.com. Iowa Marriage Records, 1880-1940 [database online]. Lehi, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [WCB 01.].


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