Margaret Elizabeth Welch

10 February 1818–19 July 1884 (Age 66)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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 34. 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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Family Time Line

James E Reed
1816–1899
Margaret Elizabeth Welch
1818–1884
Marriage: 21 December 1837
Margaret J Reed
1838–1911
Alfred H Reed
1839–1860
Sarah S Reed
1840–1919
Matthew H Reid
1841–1862
Elijah L Reed
1842–1902
Mary Eliza Reed
1844–1850
Harrison Lewis Reed
1847–1918
Alson C Reed
1848–1908
Keziah M Reed
1851–1877
Emory Cicero Reed
1855–1935
John H Reed
1858–1877
Alvis L Reed
1860–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1837
United States
children

(12)

    Margaret J Reed

    Female1838–1911Female

    Alfred H Reed

    Male1839–1860Male

    Sarah S Reed

    Female1840–1919Female

    Matthew H Reid

    Male1841–1862Male

    Elijah L Reed

    Male1842–1902Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 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. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 12

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

Age 18

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

1 English: 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 .2 German: variant of Welk .3 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Welsch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Reed in household of James Reed, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Reid in household of James Reid, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Reed in household of James Reed, "United States Census, 1850"

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