Lewis Leander Welborn

11 April 1892–August 1983 (Age 91)
Double Springs, Winston, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lewis Leander

When Lewis Leander Welborn was born on 11 April 1892, in Double Springs, Winston, Alabama, United States, his father, Elisha Benjamin Welborn, was 21 and his mother, Margaret C Paratine Curtis, was 19. He married Mamie A Snoddy on 7 November 1915, in Winston, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Muscle Shoals, Colbert, Alabama, United States in 1920 and District 2, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died in August 1983, in Florida, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Addison, Winston, Alabama, United States.

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Lewis Leander Welborn
Mamie A Snoddy
Marriage: 7 November 1915
Odel F Welborn
Flora Mae Welborn
Samuel E. Welborn

Spouse and Children

7 November 1915
Winston, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 6

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis Wilbourn in household of Elisha B Wilbourn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louis Welborn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewis L Welborne, "United States Census, 1930"

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