Marie Anetta Griffith

3 February 1884–11 May 1950 (Age 66)
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

The Life of Marie Anetta

When Marie Anetta Griffith was born on 3 February 1884, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, her father, Edwin Griffith, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Cave, was 29. She married Greenleaf Cilley Welch Jr on 19 January 1907, in Santa Barbara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 11 May 1950, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Greenleaf Cilley Welch Jr
Marie Anetta Griffith
Marriage: 19 January 1907
Harold Greenlief Welch
Hazel Mae Welch

Spouse and Children

19 January 1907
Santa Barbara, California, United States


    Harold Greenlief Welch



Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 7

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Welch in household of G C Welch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marie Welch in household of Greenlief Welch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marie Welch in household of Greenlief Welch, "United States Census, 1940"

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