Asa Welling

November 1779–1795 (Age 15)
Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Welling was born in November 1779, in Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, John Welling Jr, was 39 and his mother, Esther Guild, was 35. He died in 1795, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

John Welling Jr
1740–1832
Esther Guild
1744–1812
Enoch Guild Welling
1769–
John Welling Sr.
1772–1834
Hannah Welling
1774–1853
Charles Welling
1777–1857
Asa Welling
1779–1795
Isaac Welling
1784–1868

Parents and Siblings

    John Welling Jr

    Male1740–1832Male

    Esther Guild

    Female1744–1812Female

siblings

(6)

    Enoch Guild Welling

    Male1769–Male

    Male1772–1834Male

    Hannah Welling

    Female1774–1853Female

    Charles Welling

    Male1777–1857Male

    Male1779–1795Male

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World Events (3)

1780

Age 1

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 4

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Old English personal name Wella.2 topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or stream, from a derivative of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.3 German: habitational name from any of various places in the Rhineland called Welling or Wellingen.

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

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