Elizabeth Preston Welch

31 March 1848–8 April 1924 (Age 76)
Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Preston

When Elizabeth Preston Welch was born on 31 March 1848, in Savannah, Andrew, Missouri, United States, her father, John Welch, Sr., was 25 and her mother, Eliza Billington, was 22. She married William Horsley on 9 March 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nodaway, Andrew, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 8 April 1924, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Horsley
Elizabeth Preston Welch
Marriage: 9 March 1867
William Clements Horsley
John Henry Horsley
Clarence Eugene Horsley
Ernest Preston Horsley
Elizabeth Louise Horsley
Lottie Eliza Horsley
Susan Lillian Horsley
Legrande William Horsley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 3
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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

    John and Eliza Billington Welch

    From Robert Oral and Myrtle Welch Hatch: Their Life Stories, Posterity, and Pioneer Ancestors compiled by Marjorie Eddy and Kathleen Savage Judd, 2004—may be reproduced for family purposes only, not c …

    Sources (28)

    • Elizabeth Welch in entry for Lily H. Peterson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Elizabeth Welch in household of Jno Welch, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Walsh Horsley in entry for William Horsley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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