Thomas Griffin Welch Jr

5 December 1885–1953 (Age 67)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Thomas Griffin

When Thomas Griffin Welch Jr was born on 5 December 1885, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Thomas Griffin Welch Sr, was 23 and his mother, Epsie Odella Tillman, was 18. He married Willie Mae Corley on 12 November 1905, in Copiah, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Copiah, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 1, Copiah, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died in 1953, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Gallman Cemetery, Gallman, Copiah, Mississippi, United States.

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Thomas Griffin Welch Jr
Willie Mae Corley
Marriage: 12 November 1905
Leslie Corley Welch Sr.
Thea Griffin Welch
Bonnie Bess Welch
Jake Thomas Welch
Willie Ray Welch
Margaret Merle Welch
William M Welch

Spouse and Children

12 November 1905
Copiah, Mississippi, United States


    Leslie Corley Welch Sr.


    Thea Griffin Welch


    Bonnie Bess Welch


    Jake Thomas Welch


    Willie Ray Welch


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grif Welsh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Giffin Welch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Griffin Welch, "United States Census, 1930"

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