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Rev James Wellman
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Birth: May 10, 1723
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1808
Cornish City
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA

Son of Abraham Wellman and Elizabeth Taylor

Siblings: Abraham Wellman 1718-1781, Capt. Jacob Wellman 1720-1797, Mercy Wellman 1725-1744, Ruth Wellman 1725-1786, Elizabeth Wellman 1728-1794, Martha Wellman 1730-


Married Sarah Barnard Nov 8, 1750

Children: Sarah Wellman Dustin 1752-1803, James Wellman 1754-1841, Isaac Wellman 1757- ,Solomon Wellman 1758-1841 , Joshua Wellman 1760-1760, Martha Wellman Wright 1763-1839, Dr. Joshua Wellman 1766-1806, Lemuel Wellman 1770-1815, Barnard Wellman 1773-1773


The first house on the left after Trinity Church is the Wellman House (1769), the oldest house in Cornish, a small one-story cottage built by the Rev. James Wellman, first minister of Cornish. His parish also included Windsor across the river although no bridge or ferry existed at the time. He died in 1808 and is buried in the Trinity Cemetery.

Source town of Cornish NH tourism information

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Cornish, July 23, 1768
(Town Records of Cornish, N. H.)

Except of a letter from Rev. James Wellman to the town of Cornish N.H. From the book Descendents of Thomas Wellman of Lynn MA by Rev. Joshua Wyman Wellman pub. 1918

To the Inhabitants of the Town of Cornish in New Hampshire. Beloved friends & Gentleman. Your call to settle among you in the arduous & Important work of the Gospel ministry given me on April 28, 1768, I have taken into Serious consideration and also the Proposals you made to encourage my acceptance of the same and notwithstanding some discouraging considerations attending the affair I think it expedient & do accept your Invitation to settle in the work of the ministry among you…


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abraham Wellman (1673 - 1745)
  Elizabeth Taylor Wellman (1690 - 1768)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Barnard Wellman (1729 - 1814)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Wellman Dustin (1752 - 1803)*
  James Wellman (1754 - 1841)*
  Isaac Wellman (1757 - 1840)*
  Solomon Wellman (1758 - 1841)*
  Joshua Wellman (1760 - 1760)*
  Martha Wellman (1763 - 1839)*
  Joshua Wellman (1766 - 1806)*
  Lemuel Wellman (1770 - 1815)*
  Barnard Wellman (1773 - 1773)*
 
 Siblings:
  Abraham Wellman (1718 - 1781)*
  Jacob Wellman (1720 - 1797)*
  James Wellman (1723 - 1808)
  Ruth Wellman (1725 - 1786)*
  Mercy Wellman (1725 - 1744)*
  Elizabeth Wellman (1728 - 1794)*
  Martha Wellman (1730 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The Rev. James Wellman, died Dec 18, 1808, aged 85
Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord
 
Burial:
Trinity Cemetery
Cornish City
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA
 
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Record added: May 12, 2010
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