Rudolph Wellmans father was Michael Wellman and he was born 1732 and died 1797. Michael Wellmans father was Jared Wellman and he was born 1706 and died 1770. I do not know where they came from. If you find out any more info PLEASE share whatever you can! My name is Shannon Boe and Rudolph Wellman is my 5th Great Grandfather. Thank you so much!