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.
English (Lincolnshire, East and North Yorkshire): variant of Wilburn .
Dutch: americanized form of Welboren 'well born', a nickname for descendents of a noble family.