Mary Mollie Welch

Brief Life History of Mary Mollie

When Mary Mollie Welch was born in 1745, in Tugaloo Township, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, her father, James Walter "Packhorse" Welch, was 25 and her mother, Vannie Quatsy, was 30. She married Edward Wilkinson Sr in 1767, in Amelia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1825, in Cherokee Indian Reservation, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80.

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Edward Wilkinson Sr
Mary Mollie Welch
Marriage: 1767
John Wilkinson
Thomas Wilkerson
Lewis Wilkerson
Baby Wilkerson
Elizabeth Wilkerson
Sarah Wilkerson

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  • Invalid user-supplied link with no documentation - Note: Mary Mollie Welch vs. Mollie Wolfe - Legacy NFS Source: Mary Mollie Welch - Government record: birth-name: "Cherokee" Mollie Wolfe
  • Invalid user-supplied link with no documentation - Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850
  • Mary Oglesby in entry for Edward Wilkinson, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


North Carolina is the 12th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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.

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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