Rachel Welch

1804–Female
Haywood, Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Welch was born in 1804, in Haywood, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Robert Welch, was 45 and her mother, Rebecca Proctor, was 44. She married Jesse Richardson Thompson on 25 February 1825. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Richardson Thompson
1805–
Rachel Welch
1804–
Marriage: 25 February 1825
Child Thompson
1825–
Child Thompson
1825–
Calvin Thompson
1832–
Nancy Thompson
1842–
William Thompson
1844–
Jesse Thompson
1847–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1825
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · Walton War

Age 0

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 32

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Rachel Welch, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rachel Welch, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rachel Welch, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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