Nancy (Hall) Welborn
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Nancy (Hall) Welborn (abt. 1826)

Nancy Welborn formerly Hall aka Wilborn
Born about in North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 16 Jan 1845 in Rabun County, Georgiamap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Nancy was born about 1825 in North Carolina and is the daughter of her mother, probably Ann Uknown who was married to an unknown Hall. [1] From information in family notes (Goolie Dillard Sorrels) Nancy's grandfather was a Rev. James Hall. She married Wiley Wilburn January 16, 1845 in Rabun County, Georgia by Justice of the Peace, A. Blalock.[2]


1850 Census Rabun County Georgia

Name Nancy Winborn
Age 26
Birth Year abt 1824
Birthplace North Carolina
Home in 1850 Militia District 587, Rabun, Georgia, USA
Gender Female
Family Number 149
Household Members
Wiley Winborn23
Nancy Winborn26
Nancy M Winborn5
Jas E Winborn3
John L Winborn1

1860 Census Rabun County Georgia

Name: Wiley Welborn
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: Town, Rabun, Georgia, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Birthplace: Ga
Page: 501
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Wiley Welborn M 33 Ga
Nancy Welborn F 34 N. C.
Nancy M Welborn F 14 Ga
James E Welborn M 12 Ga
John L Welborn M 11 Ga
Martin Welborn M 9 Ga
Calsidoria Welborn F 7 Ga
George W Welborn M 5 Ga
Sarah J Welborn (Florida?) F 1 Ga

Husbands Death

Nancy is in the salt lists, "List of Woman Wheither they are the Wives of Soldiers or whos sons or other person upon Whom they have usually depended for Support heretofore has died been killed disabled or is then absent in the millitary Survice and who are Indigent and have not the means of Support" [5]

"One of my grgr aunts married Wiley Welborn in the 1840's. They had several children and he went missing during the Civil War serving in on[e] of the SC inf. regiments. She was left alone to raise the children..."[6]

Confederate Petitions 1862-1865, Rabun Co., GA Widows of Deceased Soldiers Roll

Widow's name: WELBORN, Nancy
Husband: Wiley Welborn
Date of Enlistment: 01 Jun 1863
Company and Regiment: H, 1 SC
Cause for which pension is granted: "not heard from since he enlisted"
Witnesses for Petitioner: J. E. Derrick, Danl. Lilleton, T. J. Holcomb
Amount paid annually 1895-1920, remarks: 60 pd. 1895, under 1896 "dead" [7]

Wiley's Death Confirmed

In the Pension Application Nancy Welborn states that he (Wiley) was sick with an unknown ailment in Cheraw, SC and died in March or April of 1865 (see copy of Pension app. above). However, in And Were the Glory of Their Times, Herbert O. Chambers states that Wiley C. Welborn died in the Camden, SC, 1st South Carolina hospital March 21, 1865. further research is needed to determine if he is one of the soldiers buried in the Old Quaker Cemetery along with men from the Wayside Hospital in Camden, SC.

1870 Census Rabun county, Georgia

Name: Nancy Welborn
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: Georgia, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 45
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Birth Year (Estimated): 1824-1825
Birthplace: North Carolina
Page Number: 50
Nancy WelbornKeeping HouseF45North Carolina
John WelbornFarm LaborerM20Georgia
Martin WelbornFarm laborerM17Georgia
Calcedoney WelbornAt homeF15Georgia
Florida WelbornAt HomeF10Georgia
George WelbornFarm LaborerM12Georgia
Thomas WelbornAt homeM8Georgia

1880 Census Swain County, NC

Name Nancy Wilburn
Age 53
Birth Year abt 1827
Birthplace North Carolina
Home in 1880 Nantahala, Swain, North Carolina
Race White
Gender Female
Relation to Head of House Aunt
Marital Status Widowed
Father's Birthplace South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace South Carolina
Occupation Spins
Household Members
Dudley Wooten29
Ruth J. Wooten32
Andrew C. Wooten12
Margaret P. Wooten2
Nancy A. Morrow70
Nancy Wilburn53
Thomas C. Wilburn16[8]

1882 City Directory, Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta City Directory, 1882[9].

1937 South Carolina Death of daughter Sarah Florida image of document


  1. Maternal relationship is confirmed by a triangulated group consisting of M. Gaulden GEDmatch F340555, Sandy Sharp GEDmatch a759497 and Larry Milton Peterson GEDmatch F34276 sharing a 26.7 cM segment on chromosome 9 from 103,348,186 to 123,946,544.
  2. Bride Index, Marriage Book 1, Rabun Co., GA 1820-1850, Nancy Hall[1]
  3. Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978 for Nancy Hall Rabun Record of Marriages, Book A,
  4. 1850; Census Place: Militia District 587, Rabun, Georgia; Roll: M432_81; Page: 325B; Image: h=18910237&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt [ h=18910237&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt]
  5. RABUN COUNTY, GA - SALT LISTS - Salt List, February 5, 1864, P. 53, Inferior Court Records (County Purposes) 1860 - 1869, Rabun Co., GA, pp. 51-63 [2].
  6. GenForum Message Board, Paul Hall, Re: Welborn search, albert lee, martin frank, October 08, 2009 at 02:52:56 [3]
  7. Widows of Deceased Soldiers 1862-1865 Rabun County, GA [4]
  8. Year: 1880; Census Place: Nantahala, Swain, North Carolina; Roll: 983; Family History Film: 1254983; Page: 186B; Enumeration District: 181; Image: 0283.[ 30&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Ancestry]
  9. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 for Nancy Wilburn Georgia Atlanta 1882 Atlanta, Georgia, City Directory.
  • Wilburn Family Biographical Information, Handwritten notes of Gollie Dillard Sorrells. Personal copy in the files of M.Gaulden.
  • "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch ([5] : accessed 11 Aug 2014), Nancy Welborn, Georgia, United States; citing p. 50, family 361, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000545670.
  • "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch ([6] : accessed 12 Aug 2014), Nancy Welborn in household of Wiley Welborn, Town, Rabun, Georgia, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 501, household ID 65, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 803134.
  • "Georgia, Deaths, 1914-1927," index and images, FamilySearch ([7] : accessed 12 Aug 2014), Nancy Hall in entry for John L. Welborn, 01 Apr 1919; citing Mountain City, Rabun, Georgia, United States, reference 4351, Department of Archives and History, Atlanta; FHL microfilm 2294190.
  • Michael Welborn, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Michael and others.
  • "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1943," index and images, FamilySearch ([8] : accessed 5 December 2014), Nancy Wilburn in entry for Flouda Dillard, 29 Apr 1937; citing Walhalla, Wagner, Oconee, South Carolina, fn 7514, Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia; FHL microfilm 1,943,842.


  • WikiTree profile Hall-7040 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.

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