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Edward M. WELLMAN 2705

  • Born: 1870, Iowa 2705
  • Marriage: Ida C. COOK in 1897 2705
  • Died: 31 Aug 1922 at age 52 4074
  • Buried: 3 Sep 1922 4074

bullet  General Notes:

According to the 1910 census, his parents were born in Connecticut. The family had a servant living with them in 1910: Edith Gillespie servant FW29S NE, IA, MO
According to the 1920 census, a niece was living with the family:
Elizabeth Dhrel Niece FW20S CA, NY, IA Currency Girl, Fed Reserve Bank 2705,2706


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 1910, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2705 at 2110 South 33 Street.

Occupation, 1910, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2705 where he was an attorney.

Residence, 1920, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2706 at 2110 South 23 Street.

Occupation, 1920, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 2706 where he was an attorney for a collection agency.

Obituary, 1 Sep 1922, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA. 4061 GRAND MASTER OF MASONS IS CALLED, Edward M. Wellman of Dies Suddenly in Omaha Hospital, Elected to Head of Order In Nebraska Last June -- OMAHA, Neb., Sept 1-Edward W.[sic] Wellman, 52 who was elected grand master of the Nebraska Grand lodge A. F. and A. M. last June, died Thursday afternoon at Paxton Memorial hospital following an illness of only three days. Mr. Wellman was strickened soon after his return from Lake Koronis, Paynesville, Minn., Saturday, where he and his family and the family of Robert Trimble spend their vacations. Death was due to appendicitis and complications of other internal trouble, according to attending physicians. Yesterday morning he was operated on but he failed to rally and members of his family were summoned to his bedside. Several years ago he was master of Nebraska lodge No. 1 of Omaha. He was an attorney with offices at 1547 Omaha National bank building and during the last twenty-five years has been primarily in Masonary, having taken both the Scottish Rite and York Rite work. He was also a Shriner. He was a member of the Happy Hollow Country club and of the University Club. Mr. Wellman is survived by the widow and three children, Mrs. Gene Vaughn, who resides at the family residence, 2110 South Thirty-third street, and Edward, Jr. 15 and Phillip 21. Phillip is a student at the University of Nebraska while Edward attends high school. Mrs. Wellman was formerly Ida Cook of Scotia, Neb.

4 SEP 1922:
MANY AT FUNERAL OF GRAND MASTER - Masons Attend Obsequies of Edward M. Wellman Sunday
Omaha, Sept. 4 - What is declared to have been the largest funeral in the history of Nebraska Masonry was that of Grand Marshall Edward M. Wellman, held Sunday afternoon. Mr. Wellman died last Thursday after an illness of only three days. More than a thousand Masons were in attendance besides other personal friends and acquaintance of the deceased. Past Grand Marshall George Hummell delived the funeral oration. Charles Shepard of Lincoln, chaplain of the grand lodge, acted as chaplain. Past grand masters of Nebraska and all present masters of Omaha lodges were honorary pall bearers. This is said to be the first time that a Nebraska grand master has died while in office.


Edward married Ida C. COOK in 1897.2705 (Ida C. COOK was born in 1875 in Iowa 2705 and died in Jan 1966 4075.)

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