Margaret Welch

Female7 April 1881–9 June 1938

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Welch was born on 7 April 1881, in Union City, Wayne Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Welch, was 40 and her mother, Margaret W Linton, was 35. She married Norman Leigh Shockney on 28 February 1900. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Wayne Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 9 June 1938, in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Saline, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Norman Leigh Shockney
Margaret Welch
Marriage: 28 February 1900
Ruby Beatrice Shockney
Eloise Bernice Shockney
Madelyn Hazel Shockney
Margaret Lee Shockney

Sources (13)

  • Maggie Shockney in household of Thomas Welch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Margaret Shockney in household of Norman Shockney, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 February 1900
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 4

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 17

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Welsh or Walsh , an 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 .

    German: variant of Welk .

    Americanized form of German Welsch .

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

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