John Welsch

1784–1859 (Age 74)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Welsch was born on 3 December 1784, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Leonard Welsch, was 39 and his mother, Elisabeth Roose, was 35. He married Mary Neighbour in December 1805, in Morris, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 4 February 1859, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

John Welsch
1784–1859
Mary Neighbour
1790–1887
Marriage: December 1805
David Welsh
1806–1876
Eliza Welsch
1815–
Caroline Welsch
1817–
Jesse Welsch
1819–1838
Child Welsch
1820–1825
Child Welsch
1823–
Child Welsch
1826–1826
Child Welsch
1828–1828
Child Welsch
1831–1831
Nicholas Neighbor Welsch
1808–
Maria Ann Welsch
1810–
David Welsch
1811–
Leonard Welsh
1813–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
December 1805
Morris, New Jersey, United States
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 3

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1804

Age 20

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German welsch, walsch ‘person from a Romance country (especially Italy)’, ‘foreigner’, hence an ethnic name or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who had trading or other connections with the Romance countries.

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

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