LaVern Alden Welch

Brief Life History of LaVern Alden

When LaVern Alden Welch was born on 19 June 1905, in Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, his father, William Bengiman Welch, was 31 and his mother, Laura Elizabeth LaGore, was 19. He married Helen Imogene Piper on 30 December 1931. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Rome Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1935. He died on 17 February 1990, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

LaVern Alden Welch
1905–1990
Helen Imogene Piper
1912–1996
Marriage: 30 December 1931
Bessie Irene Welch
1938–1999
Marian Louise Welch
1940–2016

Sources (23)

  • Lavern Welch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lavern A Welch, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lavern in entry for Harold W Welch, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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