James Welch

Maleabout 1813–

Brief Life History of James

James Welch was born about 1813, in Virginia, United States. He married Naomi on 16 March 1834, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Welch
about 1813–
about 1813–
Marriage: 16 March 1834
William Alexander Welch
John T. Welch
about 1841–
James P. Welch
about 1843–
George W. Welch
about 1847–
Lewis C. Welch
about 1852–
Mary J. Welch
about 1854–
Mary S. Welch
1850–about 1854

Sources (2)

  • James Welch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Welch - Government record: Census record: birth-name: James Welch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1834Iredell, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Indiana is the 19th state.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries 1819: Owen, Indiana, United States

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 31

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Welsh or Walsh , an ethnic name for someone of Welsh origin. This is the usual form of the surname in England; the usual form in Ireland is Walsh and in Scotland Welsh .

    German: variant of Welk .

    Americanized form of German Welsch .

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

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