Mary Jane Welch

21 February 1856–
Macon, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Welch was born on 21 February 1856, in Macon, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Jackson Welch, was 40 and her mother, Ester Tabor, was 39. She married William H. Jenkins on 23 September 1877, in Nantahala Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Cowee, Macon, North Carolina, United States in 1860.

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William H. Jenkins
Mary Jane Welch
Marriage: 23 September 1877

Spouse and Children

23 September 1877
Nantahala Township, Swain, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 6

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Mary J Welsh in household of T J Welsh, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Welch in household of Thomas J Welch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Jane Welch, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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