WELCH, Eli*
(abt 1812-between 1894/1896)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. UNKNOWN, Emily*

WELCH, Eli* 374,375,376,377,378

  • Born: abt 1812, North Carolina 374,375,376,379
  • Marriage (1): UNKNOWN, Emily* about 1836
  • Died: between 1894 and 1896, Chatham Co, NC

   Another name for Eli* was WELSH, Eli.379

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  Death Notes:

Still living when will is writtten in May 1894. Deceased by proving of will in Feb 1896.

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  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, between 1810 and 1820. 378



Census, 1840, Chatham Co, NC. 378 Eli Welch entry includes:
1 male under 5 [son Alvis]
1 male 20 thru 29 [Eli]
1 female under 5 [daughter Rebecca]
1 female 20 thru 29 [wife Emily]
1 person employed in agriculture
1 white person over 20 who cannot read and write



Census, 29 Nov 1850, Upper Regiment, Chatham Co, NC. 374
1) Eli Welch, age 38, farmer, $1100 (or $100) real estate
2) Miley Welch, age 37
3) Alvis Welch, age 12
4) Rebecca J. Welch, age 10
5) Benj. M. Welch, age 8
6) James Welch, age 6
7) Sally Welch, age 3.



Census, 9 Jun 1860, Western Division, Chatham Co, NC. 375
1) Eli Welch, age 48, farmer, $1150 real estate, $650 personal estate, born NC
2) Emily Welch, age 48, born NC, cannot read or write
3) Jane Welch, age 21, born NC, attends school
4) Benjamin Welch, age 18, born NC, attends school, cannot read or write
5) Jas Welch, age 15, born NC, attends school
6) Sarah Welch, age 13, born NC, attends school
7) Candace Welch, age 8, born NC, attends school.



Census, 15 Sep 1870, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC. 376
1) Welch, Eli, age 58, farmer, $200 real estate, $400 personal estate, born NC
2) Welch, Emily, age 58, keeing house, born NC
3) Dorblep, Franklin, age 14, farm laborer, born NC, cannot read or write
4) Welch, Benjamin, age 28, farmer, $150 real estate, $100 personal estate, born NC
5) Welch, Mary A., age 3, at home, born NC
6) Welch, Candis, age 1, at home, born NC.

Appearance in Document: Alvis Welch Mortgage, 25 Dec 1878, Chatham Co, NC. 380 Milow Councilman of Moore County provides a mortgage to Alvis Welch of Moore County, with collateral being 80 acres of land owned by Alvis Welch in Chatham County on the county line and bordering Eli Welch.

Appearance in Document, 20 Jan 1879, Moore Co, NC. Will of [son] Alvis Welsh mentions father Eli Welsh (co-executor). (Moore County Will Book D, p117)



Census, 3 Jun 1880, Bear Creek Twp, Chatham Co, NC. 379
1) Welsh, Eli, age 69, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) Welsh, Emily, age 69, wife, married, keeping house, born NC, parents born NC
3) Welsh, Franklin, age 18, grandson, single, works on farm, born NC, parents born NC
4) Welsh, Emily G., age 14, granddaughter, single, at home, born NC, parents born NC;
5) Cagle, Sarah, age 32, daughter, widow, works on farm, born NC, parents born NC
6) Cagle, Wesley, age 12, grandson, works on farm, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
7) Cagle, Emily, age 10, granddaughter, at home, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
8) Cagle, Margaret, age 8, granddaughter, at home, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
9) Cagle, Sarah, age 6, granddaughter, at home, born NC, parents born NC, attends school
10) Cagle, Lucy, age 4, granddaughter, at home, born NC, parents born NC.

Appearance in Document, 15 Mar 1883, Chatham Co, NC. Peter Councilman of Moore Co sold to Milo Councilman of Moore Co, for $750, 316 acres in Chatham Co on waters of Maple Fork, a branch of Tyson's Creek, bordering Thomas Hill, Eli Welsh, and Harper. (Chatham Co Deed book BN, p263)

Will, 7 May 1894, Chatham Co, NC. Will of Eli Welch mentions wife Emily (gets 130 acres where they live), son Benj M Welch (gets land after Emily dies), Benj's heirs Lucian Welch and Eli Welch, friend Laban Moon (executor), dated 7 May 1894, proved 11 Feb 1896. (Chatham Co Will Book F, p17)

Probate, 11 Feb 1896, Chatham Co, NC. Will of Eli Welch dated 7 May 1894, proved 11 Feb 1896. (Chatham Co Will Book F, p17)

Probate: Estate Inventory. 377 Sale of estate of Eli Welch. Items sold include Jersey Waggon, subsoil plow, dinner table, small table & Toilet, loom, sleighs, loom harness, skillet & lid, coffee kettle, cups and saucers, dishes, goblets, steelyards, cross cut saw, clock, chest, bureau, corner cupboard, sewing machine, looking glass, rocking chair, iron wedge, wash tub, smiths tools, molasses keg, cow, yearling, hatchet, drawing knife.

Occupation: Farmer.

Story. 381 WELCH is the 223rd most common name in the US. WELCH meant "the foreigner" or "stranger" in England.


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Eli* married Emily* UNKNOWN about 1836. (Emily* UNKNOWN was born about 1813 in North Carolina 374,375,376,379 and died between 1894 and 1900.)




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