Welcome Wilkinson, son of Welcome Herendeen (q. v.), was born on the old homestead, July 10, 1810, at Farmington, and was educated in the public schools. He also followed farming. He was captain of the local militia company. He died December 16, 1892. He married, January 12, 1832, Caroline L. Arnold, of Farmington, born on the old Arnold homestead in 1809, died May 8, 1887. Children: William R., died in infancy, and Charles H., mentioned elsewhere.