Fredrick Ferdinand Welch

Male23 May 1894–19 November 1944

Brief Life History of Fredrick Ferdinand

When Fredrick Ferdinand Welch was born on 23 May 1894, in Hawks Nest, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, Walter Thomas Welch, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Alice Daniel, was 28. He lived in Mountain Cove District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Ansted, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 19 November 1944, at the age of 50, and was buried in Ansted, Fayette, West Virginia, United States.

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Walter Thomas Welch
Nancy Alice Daniel
Edger E. Welch
Emma Blanch Welch
Harry Welch
Carolyn M Welch
Leonard Leon Welch
Hughart Welch
Fredrick Ferdinand Welch
Thayer Timberlake Welch

Sources (8)

  • Fred Welch in household of Walter Welch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fredrick Ferdinand Welch, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Frederick F Welch, "United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 14

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Welsh or Walsh , an 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 .

German: variant of Welk .

Americanized form of German Welsch .

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

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