Ada Annie Wellman

Brief Life History of Ada Annie

When Ada Annie Wellman was born on 25 June 1908, in Tottenham, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Wellman, was 30 and her mother, Ada Mary Ann Hedger, was 27. She married Horace Lewis Frank Stanford in October 1935, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Brockley, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in July 2000, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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Horace Lewis Frank Stanford
Ada Annie Wellman
Marriage: October 1935
John Barry Stanford

Sources (1)

  • Ada Wellman in household of Thomas Wellman, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)


Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

1915 · Zeppelins Over London

On May 31, 1915 a German zeppelin went over London in dark of night. It released a bomb over the city killing 28 people and wounding 60. 


Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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