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WELCH, James Wesley
(1832-1915)
CHEEK, Elizabeth
(1833-1903)
BREWER, William Henry
(1833-1915)
COUNCILMAN, Louisa Jane
(1835-1917)
WELCH, Baxter Newton
(1868-1947)
BREWER, Rosa Ellen
(1869-1939)
WELCH, Gails Whitaker
(1904-1984)

 

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Spouses/Children:
COX, Nannie Jane

WELCH, Gails Whitaker

  • Born: 17 Sep 1904, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 40,41,42,43,44
  • Marriage: COX, Nannie Jane about 1925
  • Died: 25 Mar 1984 44
  • Buried: Tysons Creek Baptist Church, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 13
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bullet  Birth Notes:

Lester Allen's book shows Gails Whitaker Welch, son of Baxter Newton Welch and Rosa Ellen Brewer, born 9m-17-1904 in Chatham Co, NC.

Tombstone says born 17 Sep 1904.

bullet  Death Notes:

Tombstone says died 25 Mar 1984.

bullet  Burial Notes:

Tombstone says Gails W Welch, b 17 Sep 1904, d 25 Mar 1984, husband of Nannie Cox Welch.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:



1. Census, 6 May 1910, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 41
1) Welch, Wess, head of household, age 73, widow, born NC, parents born NC, general farmer, owns his farm free, was member of Confederate Army
2) Welch, Baxter, son, age 42, married for 1st time for 20 years, born NC, parents born NC, traveling machinery salesman
3) Welch, Rosa, daughter-in-law, age 40, married for 1st time for 20 years, 5 children, 4 living, born NC, parents born NC
4) Welch, Lola L., granddaughter, age 16, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
5) Welch, Ernest H., grandson, age 13, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer at home farm, attends school
6) Welch, Clyde, grandson, age 10, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
7) Welch, Gaile, grandson, age 5, born NC, parents born NC, attends school.



2. Census, 4 Feb 1920, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 42
1) Welch, Baxter N., head of household, owns his farm free, age 51, married, born NC, parents born NC, general farmer
2) Welch, Rosa E., wife, age 50, married, born NC, parents born NC
3) Welch, Clyde B., son, age 20, single, born NC, parents born NC, farm laborer at general farm
4) Welch, Gales W., son, age 15, attends school, born NC, parents born NC.

3. Census, 1930, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Gails W Welch is 25, a farmer who owns his own farm, married first at 21. Living with him are wife Nannie (20, married first at 16), father Baxter N (62), and mother Rosie E (61). (Chatham Co, Bear Creek Twp, ED 5, sheet 191)



4. Census, 23 Apr 1940, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. 43
1. Welch, G. W., head of household, owns his farm, valued at $700, age 36, married, completed 2 years of high school, born NC, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, worked 50 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation farmer at farm, works on own account, worked 52 weeks during 1939, no other income
2. Welch, Nannie, wife, age 31, completed 7th grade, born NC, engaged in home housework, worked 40 hours during week of March 24-30, occupation housework at home, nonpaid family worker, no other income
3. Welch, Wilma Jean, daughter, age 8, attends school, completed 2nd grade, born NC
4. Welch, B. N., father, age 71, widow, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, unable to work, no other income.

5. Story. Newspaper article lists says Gails is son of Baxter Welch. Wife Nannie Cox Welch provided the photos used in the article (see Baxter Welch for photo details) ("Welch School started in early 1900s", Chatham News/Record, 2 May 1996, p7C)

6. Occupation: Farmer.


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Gails married Nannie Jane COX, daughter of Benjamin Franklin COX and Bertha Jane LEONARD, about 1925. (Nannie Jane COX was born on 16 Apr 1909 in North Carolina, United States,40,43,45 died on 29 Sep 1997 and was buried in Tysons Creek Baptist Church, Chatham County, North Carolina, United States 13.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Story. 40 Gails Whitaker Welch married Nannie Jane Cox.

2. Story. 40 John Allen's book shows details on descendants of Gails Whitaker Welch and Nannie Jane Cox.

3. Story. Child of Gails Welch and Nannie Cox is Wilma Jean (Purvis). (according to Elizabeth Purvis Hussey).




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