Richard Welborn

Male1764–10 January 1848

Brief Life History of Richard

When Richard Welborn was born in 1764, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edward S Wilbourn, was 36 and his mother, Mary Sinclair, was 42. He married Susanna Roberts on 9 March 1791, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 10 January 1848, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84.

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Richard Welborn
Susanna Roberts
Marriage: 9 March 1791
Thomas G Welborn
Robert Welborn
Temperence Welborn
Sarah Wilborn
Righter Welborn
Mary Welborn
Nancy Jane Welborn
Lucinda Welborn
Susannah Welborn
Thomas Elliot Aaron Wilburn
Elliott Welborn

Sources (18)

  • Richard William, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Richard Wilburn, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Richard Wilborn in entry for Robert Wilborn and Sarah Mosely, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1791Surry, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 12

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 22

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire, East and North Yorkshire): variant of Wilburn .

    Dutch: americanized form of Welboren 'well born', a nickname for descendents of a noble family.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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