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 Illinois, United States in 1870 and Camp Point, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died in 1903, at the age of 85.
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 ).