Tag Archives: Bunting

Orris Knight Webb

Orris Knight Webb
b. 23 May 1892, Warren, Huntington County, Indiana, to Gillett Banks and Lorinda Ellen (Bunting) Webb
d. 9 August 1936, Tulare, California

m. 20 February 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Elsie Margaret Hesik
b. 13 December 1895, Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Matthias and Anna (Dvorak) Hesik
d. 15 January 1934, San Jose, California

Children with Elsie Margaret Hesik:
• Olive Irene (1917-1924)
• Orris Knight, Jr. (b. 1919) married Frances Bernice Wilson
• June Marciel (1924-1931)
• Jack Rinear (b. 1926) married (1) Shirley G. Jenkinson, (2) Frances Finch

Orris’ great-grandfather, James Webb, came to Franklin County, Indiana, in 1814 from Virginia. Orris left Indiana about 1909 to pursue an apprenticeship as an electrician. He subsequently moved to: Havre, Montana; Great Falls, Montana; Bremerton, Washington; San Jose, California; Los Angeles, California; and Tulare, California. He was co-founder of Webb & Fleming Electric Co. in San Jose.

Submitted by:
Jack Rinear Webb
Mountain View CA

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Lorinda Ellen Bunting

Lorinda Ellen Bunting
b. 5 May 1858, Liberty, Union County, Indiana, to William Gilbert and Louisa Maria (Fosdick) Bunting
d. 30 March 1951, San Jose, California

m/1. 1839, Union County, Indiana
Gillett Banks Webb
b. 2 April 1856, Blooming Grove, Franklin County, Indiana, to Benjamin Franklin and Margaret (Hayward) Webb
d. 14 March 1911, Ashtabula, Ohio

m/2.
Elias Taylor
b. 10 September 1846
d. 13 January 1935

Children with Gillett Banks Webb:
• Clyde Earle (b. 1883) married Creola Clinger
• Forrest A. (1886-1888)
• Fern Webb (1888-1983) married Frank Pace
• Orris Knight (1892-1936) married Elsie Webb

Lorinda’s great uncle, Aaron Stanton, pioneered in LaPorte County, Indiana, in the early 1800’s. She
moved from Warren, Huntington County, Indiana, to Ashtabula, Ohio, in 1910, but returned to Warren in 1911 after the death of her husband, Gillett. She later moved to San Joseph, Calfornia, in 1929.

Lorinda was a homemaker who also worked as a practical nurse. Her spouse was a blacksmith for 20 years in Warren, Indiana. Her second spouse was the widower of her sister Jeanett and a Jehovah’s Witness pioneer member since its inception as the Russelites.

Submitted by:
Jack Rinear Webb
Mountain View CA

Fern Webb

Fern Webb
b. 24 September 1888, Warren, Huntington County, Indiana, to Gillett Banks and Lorinda Ellen (Bunting) Webb
d. 8 June 1983, Santa Cruz, California

m. 1909
Frank Ollie Pace
b. 22 May 1885
d. 5 November 1954, Santa Cruz, California

Children with Frank Ollie Pace:
• Willis (b. 1912) married Millie [- -?–]
• Olive (b. 1913) married Bill Bransford
• Louise (b. 1914) married (1) Cody Eubank, (2) [–?–] Lewis
• Francis (b. 1919) married Winnie [–?–]
• Mary (b. 1923) married (1) Harvey Galgina, (2) Dick Giessel

Fern emigrated from Indiana after her marriage. She lived in Ohio; Illinois; Sweetwater, Texas; and San Jose, Capitola, and Santa Cruz, Calfornia. She was a housewife and homemaker. In San Jose, she worked for the WPA as a seamstress, making clothing for the Santa Clara County welfare program. She was an active member of the Jehovah’s Witness Society.

Submitted by:
A. Kay Webb
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: caitana@worldnet.att.net

Noah Bunton

NOAH BUNTON
b. 12 March 1844, Randolph County, North Carolina, to William and Mary Bunting
d. 26 June 1932, Jasper County, Illinois

m. 14 February 1864, Morgan County, Indiana
Sarah Ellen Lewis
b. 4 April 1844, Indiana
d. 4 July 1925, Jasper County, Illinois

Children with Sarah Ellen Lewis:

  • Grant
  • Del
  • Joseph
  • David
  • Ivy
  • Mary
  • Sherman
  • Henry
  • Perry
  • possibly one or two others

Noah came to Monroe County, Indiana in 1860. He left from Morgan County, Indiana about 1875. He changed the spelling of his surname from Bunting to Burton sometime between 1870 and 1880. He became a Methodist minister in 1884 and served many churches in southern Illinois.

Submitted by:
Hale E. Bunton
Janesville WI