Saturday, October 12, 2019

Surname Saturday -- WELBY (England to colonial Massachusetts)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2395 who is Olive WELBY (1604-1692). [Note: the more recent ancestral families have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through three generations in this WELBY family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

18.  Edward Hildreth (1831-1899)
19.  Sophia Newton (1834-1923)

36.  Zachariah Hildreth (1783-1857)
37.  Hannah Sawtell (1789-1857)

74.  Josiah Sawtell (1768-1847)
75.  Hannah Smith (1768-1827)

148.  Ephraim Sawtell (1735-1800)
149.  Abigail Stone (1737-1800)

298.  James Stone (1702-1783)
299.  Mary Farwell (1709-1804)

598.  Joseph Farwell (1670-1740)
599.  Hannah Colburn (1673-1741)

1196.  Joseph Farwell (1641-1722)
1197.  Hannah Learned (1649-1711)

2394.  Henry Farwell, born about 1605 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England; died 01 August 1670 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 4788. William Farwell and 4789. Dorothy LNU.  He married 16 April 1629 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.
2395.  Olive Welby, born before 17 June 1604 in Moulton, Lincolnshire, England; died 01 March 1692 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Henry Farwell and Olive Welby are:
*  Elizabeth Farwell (1630-1670), married 1651 Joseph Wilbur (1628-1691).
*  Samuel Farwell (1633-1634).
*  John Farwell (1635-1686), married (1) 1658 Sarah Wheeler (1640-1662); (2) 1662 Sarah Fiske (1640-????).
Joseph Farwell (1641-1722), married 1666 Hannah Learned (1649-1711).
*  Mary Farwell (1643-1714), married 1665 John Bates (1642-1722).
*  Olive Farwell (1645-????), married 1668 Benjamin Spalding (1643-1708).

4790.  Richard Welby, born before 01 January 1564 in Moulton, Lincolnshire, England;  He was the son of 8580. Thomas Welby and 8581. Elizabeth Thimbleby.  He married  04 January 1595 in Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England.
4791.  Frances Bulkeley, born before 01 January 1568 in Odell, Bedfordshire, England; died 1610 in Moulton, Lincolnshire, England.  She was the daughter of 9582. Edward Bulkeley and 9583. Olive Irby.

Children of Richard Welby and Frances Bulkeley are:
*  Thomas Welby (1597-????), married 1620 Elizabeth Parke (1599-????).
*  Anne Welby (1600-????).
*  Anthony Welby (1602-1603).
Olive Welby (1604-1692), married 1629 Henry Farwell (1605-1670).
*  Edward Welby (1608-????).

Information on the royal line of the Welby family was obtained from:

1)   Gary Boyd Roberts, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), page 338.

Information on the Farwell and Welby family was obtained from:

2)  Jane Harter Abbott and Lillian M. Wilson (from the records of John Dennis Farwell), Farwell Family, Volume I, A History of Henry Farwell and his Wife Olive (Welby) Farwell of Boston, England and Concord and Chelmsford, Mass. 1605-1927 (Orange, Tex.: Frederick Henry Farwell and Fanny (Barber) Farwell, 1929).

I have done no original research on this WELBY line or on the FARWELL line.


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Unknown said...

i am also a welby decendent, my name is andrew charles welby im 38 from pontiac michigan, im trying to bridge the 1700s gap in my lineage. olive welby would have been my 10th great aunt i believe. i am the last welby male in my family line so i am trying to preserve the history for them.

Unknown said...

olive welby also had another brother amos welby born 1598.

also thomas welby and elizabeth parke had 5 children
thomas welby 1620
johes welby 1622 twin
john welby 1622 twin
anthony welby 1624-1624
elizabeth welby 1625

Unknown said...

richard welby 1564-1610 married to
frances bulkeley 1568-1610

parents of frances bulkeley

edward bulkeley 1540-1620
olive irby 1547-1614

mother of edward bulkeley
elizabeth grosvenor 1515-1591

mother of elizabth grosvenor
anne charlton 1482-1560

thats as far back as i can go i havent been able to finad anything before charlton