THE WELLMAN FAMILY
From Descendants of Thomas Wellman of Lynn, Massachusetts, by Rev. Joshua Wyman Wellman
81 CAPT. ARIEL5 WELLMAN (Jedediah4, Joseph3, Isaac2, Thomas1) was
born at Keene, N. H., 11 April 1769; died at Tunesassa or at South
Valley, Cattaraugas County, N. Y., 14 March 1851. He married 01 Nov.
1792, HANNAH ROGERS, daughter of Lieut. John and Jane (Ewins) Rogers
of Londonderry and Acworth, N. H. (Merrill's History of Acworth, N. H.,
262). She was born at Acworth, N. H., 08 May, 1772.
He resided in Keene, N. H. till about 1800; removed to Blenheim,
Schoharie County, and later to Napoli, Cattaraugus County, N. Y
Ariel Wellman and his sons Ariel, Jr., John and Willard emigrated
from Schoharie Co. to western New York as pioneers. They were highly
respected and were leaders in the settlement of Napoli.
He was ensign of a new company of militia in the town of Blenheim,
Schoharie County, N. Y., in 1800, was appointed lieutenant of Capt.
James Graves' Co. in Schoharie, Schoharie County, 29 March 1805 and was
commissioned Captain there in 1806. In the second reference his name
was given as Eriel and in the third as Aziel. (New York Militia,
1783-1821; pp. 478, 761, 853)
Children first four born at Keene, N. H., last three born at Blenheim, N. Y.
187 ARIEL6 WELLMAN, JR. (Ariel5, Jedediah4, Joseph3, Isaac2, Thomas1)
was born at Keene, N. H., 20 Dec. 1796; died at Farmington, Minn., 29 May 1872.
He married 21 Dec. 1817, LUCY BAILEY, daughter of David and Eunice (Ward)
Bailey of Jefferson, Schoharie County, N. Y. She was born 02 Oct. 1797,
and died at Farmington, Minn., 31 Jan. 1881.
He was a farmer and lived in Blenheim, Schoharie County and in
Napoli, Cattaraugus County, N. Y..
Children born at Napoli, N. Y
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404 MAJOR LEVERETT RICHMOND 7 WELLMAN (Ariel6, Ariel5, Jedediah4,
Joseph3, Isaac2, Thomas1) was born at Napoli, Cattaraugus County,
N. Y., 18 April 1828. He married 18 April 1853, MARY ANN SHAY,
daughter of Andrew Shay of Boston.
He was a farmer and engaged in real estate in New York state,
Farmington, Minn., in Kansas and at Huntsville, Ala. He enlisted
25 Nov. 1861 and was mustered out as Major, 4th Minn. Infantry,
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