Margaret Ellen Welch

about 1814–
Cork, County Cork, Ireland

The Life of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen Welch was born about 1814, in Cork, County Cork, Ireland, her father, Michael Patrick Welsch, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Dunn, was 26. She had at least 1 daughter with Peter Cunningham.

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Family Time Line

Peter Cunningham
1794–
Margaret Ellen Welch
1814–
Mary Cunningham
1836–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Mary Cunningham

    Female1836–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Thomas Robert Welch

    Male1803–Male

    Nicholas Frank Welch

    Male1805–1858Male

    Richard Henry Welch

    Male1807–1861Male

    Patrick Edward Welch

    Male1809–1861Male

    Female1810–1893Female

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1839

Age 25

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 31

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1919

Age 105

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

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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