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 Dewitt Clinton “Daddy” Wellen

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Dewitt Clinton “Daddy” Wellen

Birth
Death
2 May 1930 (aged 85)
Burial
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot
Soldiers Section East # 709
Memorial ID
70026956 View Source

Obit: (Hand written 1930 then:) " D. C. Wellen Dead- D. C. Wellen, Conederate veteran died in he soldier's home at Richmond, Virginia, May (the date is written over). He was 86 years of age, and had been failing in health for two or three years. Mr. Wellen formerly resided in Burnsville, and was at one time justice of the peace of Salt Lick district. "Daddy," as he was affectionately called, was widely known and highly regarded by the people of the Burnsville section, in which he spent many years of his life. He was a brother of John Wellen, of Roanoke, Lewis county, and the stepfather of Mrs. W. A. Sleeth, of Burnsville. His body was laid to rest Monday in the soldiers' cemetery at Richmond." this clipping was found in the Bible of Thomas Martin Wellen.

WELLEN, D. C. Services held at Richmond, Virginia, Monday. A Confederate Veteran of the Civil War, died last Friday at the Soldier's Home in Richmond. Survived by one brother, John Wellen, of near Roanoke, and one stepdaughter, Mrs. W. A. Sleeth, Burnsville.
(Dem. Fri. 9 May 1930)

Obit: (Hand written 1930 then:) " D. C. Wellen Dead- D. C. Wellen, Conederate veteran died in he soldier's home at Richmond, Virginia, May (the date is written over). He was 86 years of age, and had been failing in health for two or three years. Mr. Wellen formerly resided in Burnsville, and was at one time justice of the peace of Salt Lick district. "Daddy," as he was affectionately called, was widely known and highly regarded by the people of the Burnsville section, in which he spent many years of his life. He was a brother of John Wellen, of Roanoke, Lewis county, and the stepfather of Mrs. W. A. Sleeth, of Burnsville. His body was laid to rest Monday in the soldiers' cemetery at Richmond." this clipping was found in the Bible of Thomas Martin Wellen.

WELLEN, D. C. Services held at Richmond, Virginia, Monday. A Confederate Veteran of the Civil War, died last Friday at the Soldier's Home in Richmond. Survived by one brother, John Wellen, of near Roanoke, and one stepdaughter, Mrs. W. A. Sleeth, Burnsville.
(Dem. Fri. 9 May 1930)

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