Elizabeth Welsh

30 April 1818–1903 (Age 84)
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Welsh was born on 30 April 1818, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Robert Welch, was 32 and her mother, Mary Guthrie, was 29. She married Peter Booth Garrett on 16 February 1832, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Camp Point, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died in 1903, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Peter Booth Garrett
Elizabeth Welsh
Marriage: 16 February 1832
Silas Garrett
Mary W Garrett
Robert W. Garrett
Richard Garrett
Susanna Hess Garrett
Sarah E. Garrett
Judith Elizabeth Garrett
George W Garrett
Christopher Booth Garrett
John H Garrett
Alvin Alvira Garrett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1832Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia
    Age 1
    Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, and Irish: ethnic name from Middle English welshe (Old English wēalisc, wēlisc) ‘foreign, Welsh’, for someone from Wales or a speaker of the Welsh language. Compare Walsh and Wallace .Americanized form of German Welsch .Americanized form of Ukrainian and Jewish (from Ukraine) Voloshin or its Polish variant Wołoszyn (see Woloszyn ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (15)

    • Elizabeth Welsh in entry for Judith Elizabeth Garrison, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elisabeth Garrett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizabeth Welsh in entry for Alvin A Garrett and Flora A Haggerty, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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