Harriet Lucretia Welch

23 October 1820–15 June 1850 (Age 29)
Shalersville Township, Portage, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Lucretia

When Harriet Lucretia Welch was born on 23 October 1820, in Shalersville Township, Portage, Ohio, United States, her father, Vine Welch, was 55 and her mother, Esther Coggswell, was 47. She married David Buel Dille Sr. on 16 March 1837, in Euclid, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 15 June 1850, in Plains, Yoakum, Texas, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Buel Dille Sr.
Harriet Lucretia Welch
Marriage: 16 March 1837
Israel Welch Dille
Arvis Chaplain Dille
Levi Welch Dille
Joseph W Dille
George W Dille
Ruth Caroline Dille
Mary Welch Dille

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1837Euclid, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 5
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 10
    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.

    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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    Story Highlight


    The following is a rewrite of his personal history correcting grammar and spelling but staying as true the original as possible: I, David Buel Dille, was bom in Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. I am t …

    Sources (16)

    • Harriet L. Welch, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994"
    • H.L. Wilch in entry for Arvis C. Dille, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Vine Welch i the Connecticut Town Birth Record - 15 Feb 1765

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