Wiley Welborn served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: June 26, 1863 Fort Sumter, SC Mustered out: Died in hospital, Camden, Kershaw County March 21, 1865 Side: CSA Regiment(s): 1st Regiment, South Carolina Artillery
Wiley was the son of Elisha and Sarah Crawford Welborn. He may have been born in Anderson, Pendleton District, South Carolina in 1827, but most probably in Rabun County, Georgia where his parents moved to from South Carolina. In the 1860 Census he is listed as being born in Georgia.
Wiley married Nancy Hall January 16, 1848 in Rabun County Georgia, by Justice of the Peace, A. Blalock. 
1860 Census Rabun County Gerogia
Name: Wiley Welborn
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: Town, Rabun, Georgia, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
"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..."
He 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" 
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
Note on Page 5, For Widows Hertofore Allowed Pension, "Died in March or April 1865, at Cheraw, SC, was sick, disease not known."
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.
↑ GenForum Message Board, Paul Hall, Re: Welborn search, albert lee, martin frank, October 08, 2009 at 02:52:56 
↑ 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 
↑ Widows of Deceased Soldiers 1862-1865 Rabun County, GA 
Wilburn Family Biographical Information, Handwritten notes of Gollie Dillard Sorrells. Personal copy in the files of M.Gaulden.
The Flags of Civil war South Carolina, p. 127, by Glenn Dedmondt, Penguin Publishing, 2000.
"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 Aug 2014), Wiley Welborn, Town, Rabun, Georgia, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; p. 501, household ID 65, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 803134.
"Georgia, Marriages, 1808-1967," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 Aug 2014), Willy Welborn and Nancy Hall, 16 Jan 1845; citing , Rabun, Georgia; FHL microfilm 374326.
"Georgia, Deaths, 1914-1927," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 Aug 2014), Wiley Welborn 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.
Date: 16 Jan 1845
Died in the Civil War. Fought with the 1st SC Artillery, Company H. Enlisted 6/1863 and was never heard from again.
WikiTree profile Welborn-220 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.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Wiley by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Wiley: