Mary Esther Fallis


Brief Life History of Mary Esther

When Mary Esther Fallis was born in 1798, her father, Richard Fallis, was 37 and her mother, Phebe Dillon, was 36. She married Turner Welch in 1818, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wayne Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died in 1877, in Wilmington, Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79.

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Turner Welch
Mary Esther Fallis
Marriage: 1818
Mary F Welch
Martha Ann Welch
John Welch
Isaiah Fallis Welch
James Welch
Robert Barclay Welch
Amos Welch
Eliza T Welch

Sources (6)

  • Esther Welch in household of William Reeves, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Esther Fallis - Published information: birth: about 1799;
  • Esther Fallis in entry for James Welch, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1818Ohio, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 5

    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 21

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Anglo-Norman French faleise, faloise ‘cliff’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin), for someone who lived on or by a cliff. Or from Falaise in Calvados, France, which was the birthplace of William the Conqueror.

    English: variant of Fall 2.

    Scottish and northern Irish: shortened form of McFalls (see also McPhail ).

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

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