Joseph Crandall Welling

23 October 1844–12 March 1904 (Age 59)
Grafton, Grafton Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph Crandall

When Joseph Crandall Welling was born on 23 October 1844, in Grafton, Grafton Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States, his father, William Tyron Welling, was 51 and his mother, Harriet Sophia Curtis, was 39. He married Elnora L. Parke after 1880, in Clark, Clark, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Medina, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Black Earth, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. He died on 12 March 1904, in Willow Lake, Clark, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Madison, Lake, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Crandall Welling
Elnora L. Parke
Marriage: after 1880
Nora Welling
Joyce Welling
Harriet Elnora Welling
Infant Welling

Spouse and Children

after 1880
Clark, Clark, South Dakota, United States


    Nora Welling




    Infant Welling


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 10

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 16

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Old English personal name Wella.2 topographic name for someone who lived near a spring or stream, from a derivative of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.3 German: habitational name from any of various places in the Rhineland called Welling or Wellingen.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Welling in household of William T Welling, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph C Welling in household of Wm T Welling, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph C Welling, "United States Census, 1900"

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