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Michael Welch
Male 1831 - 1881

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  • Birth  1831  Ballinakill, Queens County, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  15 Apr 1851  From Ballinakill, Queen's County, Ireland to New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Naturalization  1859  Worcester Superior Court, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1860  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census  1870  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  Aft 1880 
    Person ID  I146  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  21 Sep 2020 
     
    Father  William Welch,   b. Abt 1794, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1863, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Cahill,   b. Abt 1794, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1873, Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F37  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Julia Cavenaugh,   b. Abt 1826, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1868, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1855 
    Children 
     1. Eliza Welch,   b. Abt 1856, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1926, Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bridget A. Welch,   b. Mar 1859, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1954, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Welch,   b. Abt 1858
     4. Mary Welch,   b. 23 Nov 1859, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Michael Welch,   b. 28 Jan 1863, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Welch,   b. Abt 1864, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1869, West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F97  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Mary A. Holard,   b. Abt 1844, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Feb 1874  Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID  F98  Group Sheet
     
  • Documents
    Will of Elizabeth Welch
    Will of Elizabeth Welch
     
  • Notes 
    • 1880 West Brookfield shows Michael Welch husband of Mary and three children which do not correspond in age to children of Julia and MIchael. Five year old James may be son of Mary and Michael. The two older children may be children of Mary.

      William Welch born 1871 to Michael Welch and Ann Smith [Connected ???]
      Welch William Warren 1871 234 321 Birth

      1910 census Pleasant St Amherst, MA Michael Welch age 72 wid born Ireland Immigrated 1856 Al - next to Eliza and John McCarthy.
      Eliza Welch b West Brookfield married John McCarthy in North Brookfield. Parents or Eliza were listed as Michael and Eliza.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S820] Ed O'Day.

    2. [S820] Ed O'Day, email to author, before 2010..
      "Michael Welch was a native of Ballinakill, Queen's County, Ireland who immigrated in 1851 and was naturalized in 1859 [Worcester Superior Court, December 1859 term, Book III, #.454]. One of the witnesses to his naturalization oath was Thomas Welch, now identified as one of his brothers."

    3. [S1191] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910, (Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Massachusetts; Date: 2004;), Volume 264, Page 329, Record No 3 "Marriages Registered in the Town of Warren for the Year eighteen hundred seventy four," American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org : accessed 6 May 2018.).
      Marriage Register Entry for Welch Michael and Mary A Holard