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Webster Vinson
Colonel, United States Army
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Webster Vinson of the District of Columbia. Born in 1856 in Washington, D.C.
Appointed from Virginia, Private,United States Army Signal Corps, 10 July 1878 to 12 June 1885
Major, Paymaster, United States Army, 3 April 1899
Colonel Webster died in 1917 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

Per the 1880 U.S. Census, he was the son of Harriet R. Vinson.  His mother was the first wife of Eurastus A. Capron.

Harriot R. VINSON   Self   W   Female   W   60   MA   Keeping House   MA   MA
 Webster VINSON   Son   S   Male   W   23   DC   Signal Office   MD   MA
 Julia V. PALAZOTTO   Dau   W   Female   W   38   ME   At Home   MD   MA
 Mary CAPRON   Dau   S   Female   W   30   RI   Seamstress   NY   MA
 Carlisle P. PORTER   SonL   M   Male   W   34   DC   Lt. Marine Corps   DC   DC
 Carrie PORTER   Wife   M   Female   W   32   FL   Keeping House   NY   MA
 Carrie PORTER   Dau   S   Female   W   7   DC   At School   DC   FL
 David PORTER   Son   S   Male   W   5   DC      DC   FL
 Louisa BAKER   Other   S   Female   B   25   VA   Servant   VA   VA
 William CONN   Other   S   Male   B   19   CT   Servant   CT   CT


VINSON, WEBSTER
COL USA RET
DATE OF DEATH: 12/19/1917
BURIED AT: SECTION WS/WD  SITE 166
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 3 August 2003  Updated: 31 August 2005

Webster Vinson Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003