Henry Abial Welch

26 March 1841–22 August 1918 (Age 77)
Troy Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henry Abial

When Henry Abial Welch was born on 26 March 1841, in Troy Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, Hiram Welch, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Wilcox, was 33. He married Isabell Gildersleeve on 4 November 1869, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Union, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Cottonwood, Fergus, Montana, United States in 1900. He died on 22 August 1918, in Lankershim, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Abial Welch
Isabell Gildersleeve
Marriage: 4 November 1869
Herbert Plat Welch
Hiram L. Welch
Henry A. " Hallie" Welch
Erma Isabell Welch

Spouse and Children

4 November 1869
Caldwell, Missouri, United States





    Hiram L. Welch


    Henry A. " Hallie" Welch


    Erma Isabell Welch


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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 19

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Henry A Welsh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • A Henry Welch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry A Welch in household of Hiram Welch, "United States Census, 1850"

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