James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
John WebsterBorn 1738
Son of Rev. Dr. Alexander Webster, and Mary Erskine. Married (1771) to Charlotte Kerr (d. 1804)1, with whom he had two children, Alexander (b. 1778) and Eleonora (b. 1780). Webster was a Captain in the 4th Foot Regiment until he retired from the army in 1777.2
- 1. Charlotte was the daughter of Robert Kerr of Newfield, sometime Director of Chancery.
- 2. http://www.silverwhistle.co.uk/lobsters/webster.html
Life with Boswell:
Boswell went with Webster to Arniston on October 28, 1762.