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Cherokee CO, NC and later of Adair CO, OK

Family Group of

Edward "Ned" Welch b ca 1819 Macon CO, NC d ca 1868 - 73 Indian Territory, OK
(NOTE: Ned Welch died one day after arriving in Indian Territory according to William Palmer, as he heard it from Ned's great-granddaughter.)
occupation -
son of John B. Welch & Elizabeth Blythe of Valley River, Cherokee CO, NC

m ca 1839 TO

Emily Vannoy b 1821 Wilkes CO, NC d 1887 Zion Cemetery, Adair CO, OK
dau of Joel Vannoy & Elizabeth Elvira St. Clair of Valley River, Cherokee CO, NC

1(F) Laura Welch b ca 1840 Cherokee CO, NC d
m ca 1859 TO
David Taylor, Jr. b ca 1826 Cherokee CO, NC d OK?

2(F) Eleanor "Ellen" Welch b 1842 Cherokee CO, NC d 1892 Adair CO, OK
m TO
Charles Phillips b ca 1846 d

3(M) John E. Baker Welch b ca 1845 Cherokee CO, NC d
m ca 1874 TO
E. A. _________ b ca 1854 d

4(F) Adelaide Welch b ca 1847 Cherokee CO, NC d

5(M) Alfred "Alf" G. Welch b ca 1848 Cherokee CO, NC d
m ca 1874 TO
Mira ________ b ca 1851 d

6(M) Richard "Dick" Welch b ca 1852 Cherokee CO, NC d

7(F) Mary Welch b ca 1854 Cherokee CO, NC d

8(M) George Welch b 1860 Cherokee CO, NC d

(Were there others not listed above?)

sources: Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge's research on censuses, death and birth certificates, marriage records, draft cards, social security indexes, burial indexes, obituaries, and tombstone inscriptions

Many thanks to cousins and friends William M. and Betty Palmer who shared data with me!


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