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

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