Matthew J. Walch

MaleMarch 1862–

Brief Life History of Matthew J.

When Matthew J. Walch was born in March 1862, in Ireland, his father, William Walsh, was 37 and his mother, Julia Power, was 31. He had at least 7 sons and 5 daughters with Ellen Kennedy. He immigrated to United States in 1887 and lived in Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1920 and Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He was buried in Pikesville, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew J. Walch
1862–
Ellen Kennedy
1867–1942
Mary Margaret Walsh
1891–1908
Juliah Walsh
1892–
Catherine Walsh
1893–1966
Alice Welch
1896–
William Anthony Walsh
1896–1972
James Walsh
1898–
Joseph Walsh
1900–
Mathew Walsh
1901–
Helen E. Walch
1902–
Robert Walsh
1905–
Vincent Walsh
1908–1962
Vincent E. Walsh
1909–1980

Sources (5)

  • Mathew Walsh, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Matthew Walsh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Matthew Walsh, "United States Census, 1920"

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Children (12)

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 34

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Welsh .

German: from the personal name Walcho.

German: ethnic name, a variant of Wahl 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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