Thomas Welborn

Male1791–1 March 1866

Brief Life History 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

Sources (9)

  • Thomas Welborn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Welborn, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Welborn of Muhlenberg County and His Descendants

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1812Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +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 (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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