Thomas Welborn

1791–1 March 1866 (Age 75)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Welborn was born in 1791, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Welborn, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Dudley, was 17. He married Sarah Garrard on 15 October 1812, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 March 1866, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Welborn
Sarah Garrard
Marriage: 15 October 1812
James W W Welborn
John Henry Welborn
Henry H Welborn
Rev Hampton P Welborn
Marian Welborn
Pvt Heuston Welborn

Spouse and Children

15 October 1812
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 1

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Welborne in Norfolk, Welbourn in Lincolnshire, or Welburn in North Yorkshire, all named with Old English wella ‘spring’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Welborn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thos Welborn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Welborn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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