Saturday, May 15, 2010

Surname Saturday: Wellons

1. Me!
2. and 3. My parents!
6. and 7. My maternal grandparents!

14. Gideon Gottlieb Berger
11 Oct 1885, Wabash Co., Indiana; 29 Nov 1965, Lodi, San Joaquin, California
15. Georgiana Wellons
29 April 189, Klamathon, CA/OR border; 26 Sep 1985, Lodi, San Joaquin, California

30. George Washington Wellons
Jan 1849, Pulaski Co., Kentucky; 1 Feb 1932, Yreka, Siskiyou, California
31. Mary Anna Webb
25 Jan 1862, Lawrence Co., Indiana; 12 May 1926, Yreka, Siskiyou, California

60. John Chappel Wellons
22 April 1805, Pulaski Co., Kentucky; 23 Jan 1896, Warren Co., Iowa
61. Sarah Elizabeth Hudson
3 Jan 1816, Pulaski Co., Kentucky; 8 Jan 1861, Warren Co., Iowa

120. Henry Wellons
circa 1776, Southampton Co., Virginia; circa 1840, Pulaski Co., Kentucky
121. Rebecca Chappel
circa 1782, Virginia; circa 1825, Pulaski Co., Kentucky

240. Henry Wellons
241. Ellender/Eleanor

480. John Wellons/Wellands/Wellyns
481. Annamaria(h) Freeman

After Henry and Rebecca Chappel Wellons, things get fuzzy because the family is out of Kentucky and in Virginia.  I believe I have the line figured out but hesitate to post it because there aren't many sources that go along with my beliefs and suspicions.  Suffice to say, the family name was almost certainly Llewellyn originally and that they descended from the Welsh Captain John Llewellyn who was the first in the line to come to America (Virginia specifically).

1 comment:

  1. Hi. I'm a direct descendant of John and Annamaria Wellons. You could be right about his being a direct descendant of Capt. Llwellyn, but no one seems to have been able to find any real genealogical records for John Wellons (at least to my knowledge). It's almost like he appears out of nowhere. Best. Shawn

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