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Marvin (Tink) Loyd Welborn

Current Location:: Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, United States
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Mansfield, De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Marvin Welborn and Geneva Allene Welborn
Husband of Private and Private
Father of Private and Private
Half brother of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 1 other

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About Marvin Loyd Welborn

The blood of your parents is not lost in you. —Menelaus, The Odyssey



Most recent FTDNA report on Y-DNA Haplogroup R-BY61463 (24Sep2022) :

Haplogroup R-BY61463 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 200 years ago, plus or minus 350 years. R-BY61463's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-BY72346 and the rest of mankind about 2,250 years ago, plus or minus 1,000 years.

Haplogroup R-BY72346 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 2,250 years ago, plus or minus 1,000 years. That corresponds to about 250 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 1233 BCE and 516 CE. R-BY72346's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-BY84635 and the rest of mankind about 2,900 years ago, plus or minus 1,100 years.

Haplogroup R-BY84635 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 2,900 years ago, plus or minus 1,100 years. That corresponds to about 900 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 1986 and 52 BCE. R-BY84635's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-FTB42589 and the rest of mankind about 3,100 years ago, plus or minus 900 years.

Haplogroup R-FTB42589 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 3,100 years ago, plus or minus 900 years. That corresponds to about 1050 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 1964 and 358 BCE. R-FTB42589's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-CTS606 and the rest of mankind about 3,150 years ago, plus or minus 600 years.

Haplogroup R-CTS606 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 3,150 years ago, plus or minus 600 years. That corresponds to about 1150 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 1739 and 643 BCE. R-CTS606's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z205 and the rest of mankind about 3,450 years ago, plus or minus 550 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 5 lineages known as R-CTS820, R-FT406551, R-FTA35823, R-FTB42589 and R-PH2784.

Haplogroup R-Z205 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 3,450 years ago, plus or minus 550 years. That corresponds to about 1400 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 1958 and 944 BCE. R-Z205's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z202 and the rest of mankind about 3,500 years ago, plus or minus 550 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 4 lineages known as R-CTS606, R-Z206, R-S8087 and R-FT41685.

Haplogroup R-Z202 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 3,500 years ago, plus or minus 550 years. That corresponds to about 1500 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 2039 and 1008 BCE. R-Z202's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z200 and the rest of mankind about 3,800 years ago, plus or minus 550 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-Z205 and R-FGC46128.

Haplogroup R-Z200 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 3,800 years ago, plus or minus 550 years. That corresponds to about 1750 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 2343 and 1243 BCE. R-Z200's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-SRY2627 and the rest of mankind about 3,850 years ago, plus or minus 600 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 7 lineages known as R-Z202, R-CTS4015, R-BY1371, R-Y111153, R-S26407 and 2 yet unnamed lineages.

Haplogroup R-SRY2627 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 3,850 years ago, plus or minus 600 years. That corresponds to about 1800 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 2422 and 1306 BCE. R-SRY2627's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z267 and the rest of mankind about 4,300 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-Z200 and R-FT141876.

Haplogroup R-Z267 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,300 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. That corresponds to about 2300 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 2945 and 1709 BCE. R-Z267's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-ZS312 and the rest of mankind about 4,450 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 3 lineages known as R-SRY2627, R-FT7398 and R-FTA21097.

Haplogroup R-ZS312 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,450 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. That corresponds to about 2450 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3108 and 1841 BCE. R-ZS312's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z198 and the rest of mankind about 4,500 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 4 lineages known as R-Z267, R-FGC39110, R-Y19152 and R-BY3214.

Haplogroup R-Z198 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,500 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. That corresponds to about 2450 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3123 and 1874 BCE. R-Z198's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z195 and the rest of mankind about 4,550 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 12 lineages known as R-L165, R-ZS312, R-CTS4188, R-ZS4817, R-BY50344, R-Y29886, R-FGC35857, R-FTC605, R-Y131814 and 3 yet unnamed lineages.

Haplogroup R-Z195 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,550 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. That corresponds to about 2550 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3192 and 1947 BCE. R-Z195's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-DF27 and the rest of mankind about 4,600 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 4 lineages known as R-Z274, R-Z198, R-BY161355 and R-FTC606.

Haplogroup R-DF27 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,600 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. That corresponds to about 2600 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3255 and 2012 BCE. R-DF27's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-ZZ11 and the rest of mankind about 4,700 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 4 lineages known as R-Z195, R-ZZ12_1, R-FT273897 and R-BY168384.

Haplogroup R-ZZ11 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,700 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. That corresponds to about 2700 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3349 and 2091 BCE. R-ZZ11's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-Z46516 and the rest of mankind about 4,750 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 3 lineages known as R-U152, R-DF27 and R-BY140446.

Haplogroup R-Z46516 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,750 years ago, plus or minus 650 years. That corresponds to about 2700 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3378 and 2114 BCE. R-Z46516's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-P312 and the rest of mankind about 4,800 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 4 lineages known as R-FGC84729, R-ZZ11, R-BY189791 and 1 yet unnamed lineage.

Haplogroup R-P312 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 4,800 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. That corresponds to about 2800 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3485 and 2197 BCE. R-P312's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-L151 and the rest of mankind about 5,000 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 9 lineages known as R-DF19, R-L238, R-A9063, R-Y18211, R-Z290, R-BY25512, R-Z29970, R-Z29913 and R-Z46516.

Haplogroup R-L151 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 5,000 years ago, plus or minus 700 years. That corresponds to about 2950 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 3681 and 2349 BCE. R-L151's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-P310 and the rest of mankind about 5,300 years ago, plus or minus 750 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 5 lineages known as R-P312, R-U106, R-S1194, R-A8053 and 1 yet unnamed lineage.

Haplogroup R-P310 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 5,300 years ago, plus or minus 750 years. That corresponds to about 3300 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 4044 and 2628 BCE. R-P310's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-L51 and the rest of mankind about 6,050 years ago, plus or minus 850 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 4 lineages known as R-L151, R-FT377377, R-FT186340 and R-FT123498.

Haplogroup R-L51 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 6,050 years ago, plus or minus 850 years. That corresponds to about 4000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 4867 and 3261 BCE. R-L51's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-L23 and the rest of mankind about 6,250 years ago, plus or minus 900 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-PF7589 and R-P310.

Haplogroup R-L23 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 6,250 years ago, plus or minus 900 years. That corresponds to about 4250 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 5132 and 3466 BCE. R-L23's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-M269 and the rest of mankind about 6,350 years ago, plus or minus 950 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-L51 and R-Z2103.

Haplogroup R-M269 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 6,350 years ago, plus or minus 950 years. That corresponds to about 4350 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 5253 and 3559 BCE. R-M269's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-P297 and the rest of mankind about 14,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,350 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-L23 and R-PF7562.

Haplogroup R-P297 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 14,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,350 years. That corresponds to about 12,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 14,322 and 10,538 BCE. R-P297's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-L389 and the rest of mankind about 17,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,450 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-M269 and R-M73.

Haplogroup R-L389 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 17,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,450 years. That corresponds to about 15,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 16,937 and 12,550 BCE. R-L389's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-L754 and the rest of mankind about 17,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,300 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-P297 and R-V1636.

Haplogroup R-L754 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 17,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,300 years. That corresponds to about 15,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 17,270 and 12,807 BCE. R-L754's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-M343 and the rest of mankind about 19,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,500 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-L389 and R-PF6323.

Haplogroup R-M343 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 19,000 years ago, plus or minus 2,500 years. That corresponds to about 17,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 19,411 and 14,455 BCE. R-M343's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-M173 and the rest of mankind about 22,000 years ago, plus or minus 3,150 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-L754 and R-BY14355.

Haplogroup R-M173 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 22,000 years ago, plus or minus 3,150 years. That corresponds to about 20,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 22,433 and 16,813 BCE. R-M173's paternal line was formed when it branched off from R-M207 and the rest of mankind about 28,000 years ago, plus or minus 3,950 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-M420 and R-M343.

Haplogroup R-M207 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 28,000 years ago, plus or minus 3,950 years. That corresponds to about 26,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 29,662 and 22,036 BCE. R-M207's paternal line was formed when it branched off from P-P226 and the rest of mankind about 31,000 years ago, plus or minus 5,050 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as R-M173 and R-M479.

Haplogroup P-P226 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 31,000 years ago, plus or minus 5,050 years. That corresponds to about 29,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 34,010 and 25,359 BCE. P-P226's paternal line was formed when it branched off from P-P284 and the rest of mankind about 35,000 years ago, plus or minus 5,500 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as Q-M242 and R-M207.

Haplogroup P-P284 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 35,000 years ago, plus or minus 5,500 years. That corresponds to about 33,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 38,474 and 28,778 BCE. P-P284's paternal line was formed when it branched off from P-M45 and the rest of mankind about 36,000 years ago, plus or minus 4,900 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as P-P226 and P-FT344715.

Haplogroup P-M45 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 36,000 years ago, plus or minus 4,900 years. That corresponds to about 34,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 38,868 and 29,079 BCE. P-M45's paternal line was formed when it branched off from P-P295 and the rest of mankind about 43,000 years ago, plus or minus 7,900 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as P-P284 and P-FT344716.

Haplogroup P-P295 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 43,000 years ago, plus or minus 7,900 years. That corresponds to about 41,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 48,853 and 34,716 BCE. P-P295's paternal line was formed when it branched off from P-PF5850 and the rest of mankind about 43,000 years ago, plus or minus 8,150 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 3 lineages known as P-F20149, P-FT292000 and P-M45.

Haplogroup P-PF5850 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 43,000 years ago, plus or minus 8,150 years. That corresponds to about 41,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 49,148 and 34,863 BCE. P-PF5850's paternal line was formed when it branched off from K-YSC0000186 and the rest of mankind about 44,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,000 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as P-P295 and P-FTC1.

Haplogroup K-YSC0000186 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 44,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,000 years. That corresponds to about 41,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 47,349 and 36,003 BCE. K-YSC0000186's paternal line was formed when it branched off from K-M526 and the rest of mankind about 44,000 years ago, plus or minus 5,700 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as P-PF5850 and MS-Z31109.

Haplogroup K-M526 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 44,000 years ago, plus or minus 5,700 years. That corresponds to about 42,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 47,693 and 36,268 BCE. K-M526's paternal line was formed when it branched off from K-M9 and the rest of mankind about 44,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,050 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as K-YSC0000186 and K-M2308.

Haplogroup K-M9 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 44,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,050 years. That corresponds to about 42,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 48,041 and 36,536 BCE. K-M9's paternal line was formed when it branched off from IJK-L15 and the rest of mankind about 46,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,050 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as K-M526 and LT-L298.

Haplogroup IJK-L15 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 46,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,050 years. That corresponds to about 44,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 50,035 and 38,072 BCE. IJK-L15's paternal line was formed when it branched off from HIJK-PF3494 and the rest of mankind about 47,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,500 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as IJ-P124 and K-M9.

Haplogroup HIJK-PF3494 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 47,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,500 years. That corresponds to about 45,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 51,463 and 39,172 BCE. HIJK-PF3494's paternal line was formed when it branched off from GHIJK-F1329 and the rest of mankind about 47,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,800 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as H-L901 and IJK-L15.

Haplogroup GHIJK-F1329 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 47,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,800 years. That corresponds to about 45,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 51,757 and 39,398 BCE. GHIJK-F1329's paternal line was formed when it branched off from F-M89 and the rest of mankind about 48,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,350 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as G-M201 and HIJK-PF3494.

Haplogroup F-M89 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 48,000 years ago, plus or minus 6,350 years. That corresponds to about 46,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 52,331 and 39,840 BCE. F-M89's paternal line was formed when it branched off from CF-P143 and the rest of mankind about 64,000 years ago, plus or minus 8,800 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as GHIJK-F1329 and F-F15527.

Haplogroup CF-P143 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 64,000 years ago, plus or minus 8,800 years. That corresponds to about 62,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 70,769 and 54,041 BCE. CF-P143's paternal line was formed when it branched off from CT-M168 and the rest of mankind about 65,000 years ago, plus or minus 8,500 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as C-M216 and F-M89.

Haplogroup CT-M168 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 65,000 years ago, plus or minus 8,500 years. That corresponds to about 63,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 71,308 and 54,456 BCE. CT-M168's paternal line was formed when it branched off from BT-M42 and the rest of mankind about 87,000 years ago, plus or minus 11,000 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as CF-P143 and DE-M145.

Haplogroup BT-M42 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 87,000 years ago, plus or minus 11,000 years. That corresponds to about 85,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 96,355 and 73,747 BCE. BT-M42's paternal line was formed when it branched off from A-V221 and the rest of mankind about 122,000 years ago, plus or minus 16,000 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as B-M181 and CT-M168.

Haplogroup A-V221 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 122,000 years ago, plus or minus 16,000 years. That corresponds to about 120,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 135,963 and 104,253 BCE. A-V221's paternal line was formed when it branched off from A-V168 and the rest of mankind about 127,000 years ago, plus or minus 17,000 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as A-L419 and BT-M42.

Haplogroup A-V168 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 127,000 years ago, plus or minus 17,000 years. That corresponds to about 124,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 141,508 and 108,523 BCE. A-V168's paternal line was formed when it branched off from A-L1090 and the rest of mankind about 152,000 years ago, plus or minus 21,000 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as A-M31 and A-V221.

Haplogroup A-L1090 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 152,000 years ago, plus or minus 21,000 years. That corresponds to about 150,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 170,742 and 131,039 BCE. A-L1090's paternal line was formed when it branched off from A-PR2921 and the rest of mankind about 234,000 years ago, plus or minus 36,000 years. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as A-V148 and A-V168.

Haplogroup A-PR2921 represents a man who is estimated to have been born around 234,000 years ago, plus or minus 36,000 years. That corresponds to about 232,000 BCE with a 95% probability he was born between 267,943 and 200,491 BCE. A-PR2921's paternal line was formed when it branched off from the rest of mankind at an unknown time. He is the most recent common ancestor of at least 2 lineages known as A-L1090 and A-L1087.

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mtDNA J2a1a1

Confirmed Y-DNA Haplotree: R-M207 R-M173 R-M343 R-L754 R-L389 R-P297 R-M269 R-L23 R-L51 R-P310 R-L151 R-P312 R-Z195 R-ZS312 R-Z267 R-SRY2627 R-Z200 R-Z202 R-Z205 R-CTS606 R-BY84635 R-BY61463

Gedmatch kits: HP9917098 (livingDNA) PV1099041 (Ancestry) YD6120745 (FTDNA) FN5297119 (MyHeritage)

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Marvin Loyd Welborn, writer, poet, academic monk, retired, lives in retirement, writes and studies full time in Charlottesville, Virginia, among the lovely foothills of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains. His personal website is http://tinkwelborn.com where more on his bio and a his very long genealogy can be found, dating back to the 13th century. His other books include Tales of the Tribe, a book of Mythopoeia, and inclusions in several anthologies. You may contact him by email at tinkwelborn@mac.com.

He began his genealogy circa 1973, whilst living in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has identified, to date, over 50,000 ancestors. He has trees on Ancestry.com FTDNA.com, MyHeritage.com, and elsewhere.

Marvin's parents divorced whilst he was aged 6, in Burbank, California, circa 1956. He was raised thenceforth with his maternal relatives in New Mexico -- Marvin's grandparents, Henry Loyd SMITH and Alice Elmira (HENLEY) SMITH -- at 1113 Girard Avenue, Albuquerque. Marvin attended third grade at Bel Air and Monte ?Vista elementary schools, whilst still living with his grandparents.

In 1958, his mother, Geneva Alene (SMITH) WELBORN re-married to John Raymond PHILLIPS, Jr., of Farmington, New Mexico. John R. PHILLIPS attended and graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Engineering. Marvin moved with his mother and step-father to Farmington in 1959, and attended the 4th through 6th grades at Swinburne Elementary, the 7th and 8th grades at Tibbitts Junior High School, respectively.

In 1963, John R. PHILLIPS was accepted to the University of Texas School of Law, in Austin, Texas. Marvin and his mother, Geneva (SMITH) PHILLIPS, moved to Austin in June of that year. In Austin, Marvin attended 9th grade at O.Henry Junior High School, and a partial Sophomore year at Austin High School. He transferred and completed 10th grade at Los Lunas Solomon High School, because of marital incongruities between his mother and step-father. At this time, Marvin lived, again, with his grandparents, H. Loyd SMITH and Alice E. (HENLEY) SMITH who had relocated residence to the suburb Sun Valley, located between Bosque Farms and Los Lunas, New Mexico. The physical location of Sun Valley is one to one and a half miles east of the Rio Grande River. Within the same subdivision lived the children and spouses of H. Loyd SMITH and Alice E. (HENLEY) SMITH: Imogene (SMITH) GRAHAM and husband Charles C. GRAHAM; Mary Jane (SMITH) LEAHY and husband Leonard LEAHY; H. Loyd SMITH Jr., and wife Julia (DANIELS) SMITH. Geneva (SMITH) PHILLIPS returned to Austin to resolve the Marital differences between herself and husband, John R. PHILLIPS. The summer of 1965 Marvin moved with his mother to set up residence back in Farmington, New Mexico; and await for John R. PHILLIPS' graduation and repatriation. Marvin attended Farmingtion High School his Junior and Senior years, and graduated May 23, 1967.

Marvin enlisted in the U.S.Army, the 18th of July 1967, for a 3-year obligation, and was EOT'ed on 20 July 1970, at Fort Ord, California. He took Basic Training at Fort Bliss, Texas; AIT (Advanced Individual Training) at Fort Huachuca, Arizona (Sept-Nov 1967); and temporary billeting at Fort Riley, Kansas (Nov 1967 - February 1968). In February 1968, he was moved to Schofield Barracks on Oahu, Hawaii, for jungle warfare training, in preparation for Vietnam service, with with the 4th Brigade, 6th Infantry Division.

This Brigade was apparently disbanded in Kentucky at the end of the Civil War. Its Insignia bore a six-pointed red star. The Division to which Marvin Welborn was assigned initially comprised of elements from Fort Riley, Kansas and Fort Lewis, Washington. In May 1968, the Viet Cong "May Tet Offensive" changed U.S. Military involvement in Vietnam. The 4th Brigade, 6th Infantry was scheduled for deployment in July of 1968 to the Vietnam War, President Lyndon Baines Johnson initiated a reversal, de-escalation of the war. American troops began to be recalled from Vietnam, and the 4th Brigade 6th Infantry Division was, again, dissolved. Marvin was re- assigned to USARHAW (United States Army Hawaii) Headquarters for the remainder of military service: He remained at Schofield Barracks until July 1970, with the exception of two stints of TDY (Temporary Duty) assignments to Fort Benning, Georgia, as Administrative Assistant to the USARPAC (United States Army Pacific) Rifle and Pistol teams tournaments.

Marvin attended one year of post high school education in the fall of 1970 and the winter of 1971, at The University of Albuquerque and The University of New Mexico, respectively. He was employed at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico for approximately 13 months, from 1971 to 1972. In 1970, Geneva (SMITH) PHILLIPS divorced John Raymond PHILLIPS; and in 1972 John Raymond PHILLIPS died in Farmington, New Mexico. He was a practicing attorney and had, at the time of his death, been appointed Municipal Judge in Farmington. In the fall of 1972, Marvin met Linda Michelle (BRANNICK) CLARK, where they began a relationship. Linda Michelle and Marvin were married 10 August 1974, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Marvin had quit the Veteran's Administration Hospital position, and continued his college education at the University of Albuquerque, and later at the University of New Mexico He graduated from UNM May 1978 with a BA in Sociology and European History.

Marvin and Linda Michelle had one issue, Benjamin Micah WELBORN, born 27 May 1978 at Bernallio County Medical Center. On 28 March 1979, Marvin and his family relocated to Central Virginia, at the request of Linda Michelle. Marvin was employed at the University of Virginia from June 1979 until September 1982. He was employed by SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Inter-bank Financial Telecommunications) on 02 Oct 1982 and retired therefrom in December 2009.

Two books and three anthologies can be accredited to him:
Union Station and Paradigm Shift (2012, Xlibris Press) Tales of the Tribe (2015, Outskirts Press).