Narcissa Welch

17 August 1827–7 April 1866 (Age 38)
Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Narcissa

When Narcissa Welch was born on 17 August 1827, in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Orrin Welch, was 45 and her mother, Huldah Fowler, was 40. She died on 7 April 1866, in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 38.

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Orrin Welch
Huldah Fowler
Marie Welch
Susannah Welch
Rebecca Welch
Eliza P. Welch
Phileman E. Welch
Irena Welch
Levi Welch
Parley N. Welch
Elijah W. Welch
Narcissa Welch
Andrew Jackson Welch

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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 3

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Narcissa Welch in household of Phileman Welch, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Narcissa Welch in household of Leman Welch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Narcissa Welch in household of Philemon Welch, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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