Bess Missouri Welch

22 May 1891–30 May 1962 (Age 71)
Saint Clair Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Bess Missouri

When Bess Missouri Welch was born on 22 May 1891, in Saint Clair Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Isaac Memphis Welch, was 34 and her mother, Nancy A. Ketchum, was 38. She married Claude Amos McKissick on 3 July 1917, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Unity, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1910 and East Palestine, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 30 May 1962, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States.

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Jesse Dallas Paxson
Bess Missouri Welch
Marriage: 1 January 1927
Jesse Dallas Paxson

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1927Columbiana, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 7
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 19
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    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 (17)

    • Bessie Paxson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Bessie Mckissick in household of Nancy A Welch, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Bessie M Welch in household of Memphis Welch, "United States Census, 1900"

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