Private David W. Payne Camp #1633

A "Sons of Confederate Veterans" Camp at Blairsville, Georgia

Private David W. Payne Camp #1633, P.O.B. 2212, Blairsville, Union County, Ga. 30514 Contact us!

Johnson Powell Wellborn
August 22, 1828 - March 1, 1900
Franklin, N.C. - Lula, Ga.

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v• Born in 1810 in Tennessee
• Married Rachel Foster from S. Carolina, February 15, 1815 - September 25, 1887
• Had seven children according to the 1860 census
• Farmer
• lived in Blairsville Militia District
• He owned no slaves according to the 1850 & 1860 slave census
• Voted against immediate Secession
• Signed Ordinance of Secession
• Served in the Georgia General Assembly before and during the war
• His son in the Confederate Government of Georgia
• Died September 15, 1863 in Blairsville
• Buried in Old Blairsville City Cemetery