Joseph J Welch Sr

1918–March 1995 (Age 77)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph J

When Joseph J Welch Sr was born in 1918, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Joseph Welch, was 43 and his mother, Margaret V. King, was 41. He married Loretta E Murphy in Saint Zepherins Church, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1930. He died in March 1995, at the age of 77.

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Joseph J Welch Sr
Loretta E Murphy
Joseph J Welch Jr

Spouse and Children

Saint Zepherins Church, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Joseph J Welch Jr


Parents and Siblings

    James Joseph Welch


    Margaret V. King




World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (2)

  • Joseph Welch in household of James J Welch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph J Welch Sr in entry for Loretta E Murphy Welch, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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