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Sarah (Crawford) Welborn (abt. 1801 - aft. 1880)

Sarah Welborn formerly Crawford
Born about in South Carolina, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1813 in Pendleton District, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after about age 79 in Georgia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jun 2011
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The Birth, Death, and Marriage Dates are a rough estimate. See the text for details.


Sarah Crawford was born about 1801 in South Carolina, United States. She married Elisha Monroe Welborn about 1818 in Pendleton, Pendleton District, South Carolina, United States. (based on age of first child). Sarah died after 1880 more than likely in Rabun, Georgia, United States.

Date and place of birth, death and marriage based on the 1850, 1860 & 1880 Census records as shown below.

The 1850 Census For Rabun County, Georgia, United States, shows Sarah Crawford living in the home of her husband Elisha Monroe Welborn along with their children Martin Welborn, John Welborn and Cynthia Welborn . [1] Their son Aaron Welborn can be found living in the home next door with his wife, Martha Towery.

In 1850, it was called The 587th District instead of Tallulah Township: Household #186, Visitation #186

Elisha Wellborn Age 53 M Farmer Born SC
Sarah " " 49 F " SC
John " " 16 M Farmer " SC
Martin " " 13 M " SC
Cynthia " " 12 F " SC[2]

In 1860 we find a 59 year old Sarah living with her spouse in in Town, Rabun, Georgia, United States:

Name: Sarah Wilborn, [Sarah Welborn]
Age: 59
Birth Year: abt 1801
Gender: Female
Birth Place: South Carolina
Home in 1860: Town, Rabun, Georgia
Post Office: Clayton
Dwelling Number: 61
Family Number: 61
Household Members:
Name Age
Elisha Wilborn 61
Sarah Wilborn 59[3]

In 1880, a widowed Sarah is living in Persimmon, Rabun, Georgia, United States in the home of her son John Grissom Welborn and his large family. [4]

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  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 March 2016), Sarah Wellborn in household of Elisha Wellborn, Rabun county, Rabun, Georgia, United States; citing family 186, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "587th District" of Rabun Co., GA. Page 328. Microfilm Roll #432, Vol. 11 (pt) Recorded on October (?) 5th
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), Sarah Welborn in entry for Elisha Welborn, 1860.
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Sarah Wilburn in household of John Wilburn, Persimmon, Rabun, Georgia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 171, sheet 56D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0162; FHL microfilm 1,254,162.
  • Wilburn Family Biographical Information, Handwritten notes of Gollie Dillard Sorrells. Personal copy in the files of M.Gaulden.

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  • WikiTree profile Crawford-1269 created through the import of Shurtliff Family.ged on Jun 20, 2011 by Mark Shurtliff. Shurtliff Family.ged Prior to import, this record was last changed 25 MAR 2010. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Mark and others.
  • WikiTree profile Crawford-4283 created through the import of edd2a4e7-6f96-40c4-bc6e-fb0f4f3bcbd3.ged on Aug 20, 2012 by Michael Welborn. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.
  • Profile created by Lydia Ross through the import of Lydia HOLCOMB Ross Family Tree.ged on Apr 25, 2020.

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Crawford-1268 and Crawford-18612 appear to represent the same person because: Same spouse, same location.
posted on Crawford-18612 (merged) by Mel (Gilbert) Lambert
Crawford-1269 and Crawford-1268 appear to represent the same person because: Cleaning up merges for this family - Merged the husband and want to clear this duplicate as well.
posted by Mags Gaulden
I've got more sources to add, Mark. Eisha is in my family line. Mags
posted by Mags Gaulden

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