A biography/family history of George P. Wellcome is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biograpy", Vol 2.
George was born, 18 Aug 1860, to Jacob and Sarah Day (Hagadorn) Wellcome, b. 1820, Maine & 1842, New York, respectively. Children: George; John B., Butte, MT; Blanche E., d. age 30, Los Angeles, CA.
George was educated in Newark, NJ, and Newport, NH, where he graduated from high school in 1878.Worked for three years in dry goods in Boston, then located to Fargo, Dakota Territory, working in dry goods for three years.He the located to St. Cloud, MN, and went into the dry goods business for himself. In 1889, he moved to Butte, MT, and in six months moved to Anaconda, MT, where he worked in the real estate and insurance business. Worked in the Anaconda Bank for 9 years, then went into the real estate and insurance business for himself.
In 1895, Anaconda, MT, George married Miss Katherine Evans, daughter of Morgan and Ann Evans. both born in Wales. Wellcome child: George P., b. 21 Oct 1910.
George P. Wellcome, Sr., d. 10 Feb 1939, age 78, Anaconda, MT Kate Wellcome, d. 12 Jul 1958, age 79, Yellowstone County, MT.