Lemuel Welch

22 December 1782–3 February 1864 (Age 81)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lemuel

When Lemuel Welch was born on 22 December 1782, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Lemuel Welch, was 30 and his mother, Jerusha Gaylord, was 29. He married Nancy Anna Benton in 1810, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 3 February 1864, at the age of 81.

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Lemuel Welch
Nancy Anna Benton
Marriage: 1810
Lemuel Augustus Welch
Nancy Ann Welch
Julia Elizabeth Welch

Spouse and Children

Connecticut, United States



    Nancy Ann Welch


    Julia Elizabeth Welch


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 6

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 22

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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)

  • Lemuel Welch in entry for Julia Elizabeth Phelps, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Lemuel Jr. Welch, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Lemuel Jr. Welch, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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