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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Peter Cunningham
Margaret Ellen Welch
Mary Cunningham

Spouse and Children



    Mary Cunningham


Parents and Siblings



    Thomas Robert Welch


    Nicholas Frank Welch


    Richard Henry Welch


    Patrick Edward Welch



+6 More Children

World Events (4)


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.

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.

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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