George Nelson Weldon

18 August 1843–27 July 1920 (Age 76)
Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of George Nelson

When George Nelson Weldon was born on 18 August 1843, in Grant, Wisconsin Territory, United States, his father, Joseph Weldon, was 29 and his mother, Mary Louisa Pond, was 17. He married Luvena Annie Kerr on 13 October 1879, in Solano, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Vacaville Judicial Township, Solano, California, United States in 1900 and Novato, Marin, California, United States in 1920. He died on 27 July 1920, in Marin, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Dixon Cemetery, Dixon, Solano, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Nelson Weldon
1843–1920
Luvena Annie Kerr
1862–1896
Marriage: 13 October 1879
Mary Mabel Weldon
1880–1900
George Alvin Weldon
1883–1938
Grace A Weldon
1888–1969

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 October 1879
Solano, California, United States
children

(3)

    Mary Mabel Weldon

    Female1880–1900Female

    George Alvin Weldon

    Male1883–1938Male

    Female1888–1969Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · The California Gold Rush

Age 5

On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire called Weldon, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George N Weldon in household of Joseph C Wayne, "United States Census, 1920"
  • G N Weldon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Weldon, "United States Census, 1880"

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