Winfred Rock Welcome

2 March 1882–13 April 1929 (Age 47)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Winfred Rock

When Winfred Rock Welcome was born on 2 March 1882, in Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Welcome, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Corcoran, was 24. He married Dora Grace Kerr on 31 December 1904, in Whatcom, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1900. He died on 13 April 1929, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Washington, United States.

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Winfred Rock Welcome
Dora Grace Kerr
Marriage: 31 December 1904
Paul S. Welcome
Frances Welcome

Spouse and Children

31 December 1904
Whatcom, Washington, United States



    Frances Welcome


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 7

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Devon and Warwickshire called Welcombe, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + cumb ‘broad, straight valley’.2 English: nickname for a well-liked person or one noted for his hospitality, from Middle English welcume, a calque of Old French bienvenu or Old Norse velkominn.3 Translated form of Canadian French Bienvenue , found in New England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Winfred Welcome in household of Charles Welcome, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Winifred R Welcome, "United States Census, 1920"
  • W R Welcome, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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