Margaret Elizabeth Welch

Brief Life History of Margaret Elizabeth

When Margaret Elizabeth Welch was born on 10 February 1818, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Isaac K. Welch, was 29 and her mother, Martha Margaret Payne, was 11815. She married James E Reed on 21 December 1837, in United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Old Richmond Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 19 July 1884, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Tobaccoville, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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James E Reed
Margaret Elizabeth Welch
Marriage: 21 December 1837
Margaret J Reed
Alfred H Reed
Sarah S Reed
Matthew H Reid
Elijah L Reed
Mary Eliza Reed
Harrison Lewis Reed
Alson C Reed
Keziah M Reed
Emory Cicero Reed
John H Reed
Alvis L Reed

Sources (30)

  • Elizabeth Reed in household of James Reed, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Welch, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Reed, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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