Isaac Wellman

1876–1931 (Age 54)
Pitkin, Gunnison, Colorado, United States

The Life of Isaac

Isaac Wellman was born in April 1876, in Pitkin, Gunnison, Colorado, United States as the son of Luther Wellman and Mary. He married Emma Vorhees about 1904, in Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died in 1931, in California, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Isaac Wellman
Emma Vorhees
Marriage: about 1904
Vivian Emily Tibbetts

Spouse and Children

about 1904
Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Luther Wellman






World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1879: Gunnison, Colorado, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Well , with the addition of man ‘man’, i.e. ‘man who lived by a stream’.2 Variant spelling of German Wellmann .3 Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (found as a placename element, of various possible origins) + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Isaac Wellman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Isaac Wellman in entry for Joseph Sherman Mankin and Vivien Emily Blyleven, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Isaac Wellman, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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