Elizabeth Welsh

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

The Life 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
1809–1865
Elizabeth Welsh
1818–1903
Marriage: 16 February 1832
Silas Garrett
1833–1909
Mary W Garrett
1835–1923
Robert W. Garrett
1837–1931
Richard Garrett
1838–1862
Susanna Hess Garrett
1840–1879
Sarah E. Garrett
1842–1925
Judith Elizabeth Garrett
1846–1939
George W Garrett
1847–1946
Christopher Booth Garrett
1849–1942
John H Garrett
1850–1916
Alvin Alvira Garrett
1856–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 February 1832
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

    Silas Garrett

    Male1833–1909Male

    Mary W Garrett

    Female1835–1923Female

    Robert W. Garrett

    Male1837–1931Male

    Richard Garrett

    Male1838–1862Male

    Susanna Hess Garrett

    Female1840–1879Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Welch

    Male1786–1869Male

    Mary Guthrie

    Female1789–1835Female

siblings

(12)

    James Guthrie Welsh

    Male1811–1896Male

    William H Welsh

    Male1815–1845Male

    Eunice Welch

    Female1816–1903Female

    Female1818–1903Female

    Moses Cooper Welsh

    Male1820–1909Male

+7 More Children

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.
1846

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: ethnic name for someone from Wales or a speaker of the Welsh language. Compare Walsh and Wallace .2 Irish: variant of Walsh .3 Americanized spelling of German Welsch .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Garrett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Garrett in household of Peter B Garrett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisabeth Garrett in household of Peter B Garrett, "United States Census, 1850"

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