Robert James Welty

3 September 1899–September 1974 (Age 74)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert James

When Robert James Welty was born on 3 September 1899, in Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Henry Welty, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Corey, was 31. He married Dorthy Thelma Virginia Martin on 30 December 1930, in Lake, Indiana, United States. He lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died in September 1974, at the age of 75, and was buried in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Robert James Welty
Dorthy Thelma Virginia Martin
Marriage: 30 December 1930

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    Dorthy Thelma Virginia Martin


30 December 1930
Lake, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 11

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Walther ( see Walter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert J Welty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert J Weltz in household of Charles Weltz, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert J Weltz in household of Charles H Weltz Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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