John Merlin "Jack" Welsh

6 December 1912–14 June 1991 (Age 78)
Zwingle, Dubuque, Iowa, United States

The Life of John Merlin "Jack"

When John Merlin "Jack" Welsh was born on 6 December 1912, in Zwingle, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, his father, John Henry Welsh, was 30 and his mother, Susan Ansie Peters, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Myra Cox. He lived in Washington Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Table Mound Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 14 June 1991, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Key West, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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John Merlin "Jack" Welsh
Myra Cox
John T Welsh
Linda Welsh

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 22

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • John Welsh in household of John Welsh, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • John M Welsh in household of John H Welsh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Welsh in household of John Welsh, "United States Census, 1930"

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