When Elizabeth Wellman was born in 1755, in Melbury Sampford, Dorset, England, her father, William Wellman, was 66 and her mother, Mary Orchard, was 31. She married Thomas Gill on 20 February 1778, in Melbury Bubb, Dorset, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.
English: topographic name from Middle English wel(le) ‘spring, well, stream’ + man ‘man’, for someone who lived by such a place.
English: variant of Willman .
Americanized form of German Wellmann .
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