Sophia Welch

Female27 September 1771–25 November 1837

Brief Life History of Sophia

When Sophia Welch was born on 27 September 1771, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Daniel Welch, was 45 and her mother, Martha Cook, was 36. She married Gurdon Barrows on 29 November 1798, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 November 1837, in Storrs, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Storrs Cemetery, Storrs, Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gurdon Barrows
Sophia Welch
Marriage: 29 November 1798
Martha Barrrows
Sophia Barrows
Thomas Barrows
Martha Cook Barrows
Cook Welch Barrows
Sophronia Barrows
Charles Barrows

Sources (12)

  • Sophia Welch Barrows, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Sophia Welch, "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955"
  • Sophia Welch Barrows, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1798Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 10

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.


    Age 18

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    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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