Searching for info on the Welch/Walsh family who came to Tarkio, Atchison, MO with their mother, Mary b. 1800,NY and stepfather , Joseph Lewis b. 1789, MD. Joseph and Mary were married 25 Jul 1850, Marion County, MO.
The children from Mary's former marriage are: William Welch b. 1838, IL John Welch b. 1840, IL Mary Welch b. 1843, IL The family was in Pike County, IL in 1850, listed as Walsh. Joseph is shown in Tarkio, Atchison, MO in 1860 without Mary. She died between 1850 and 1860. This is what I have from the book, ”Gone But Not Forgotten”, Mary Lewis : d April 27, 1859, age 58 yr. 8 mo - h. Joseph Lewis.
There is a William Welch in the 1880 census for Lincoln, Atchison, Missouri William Welch 42y b. IL fa NY mo NY, Isabell 43y b. Eng fa Eng mo Eng, Ada 19y b. MO fa IL mo Eng, Ada A 10y b. IA, Emma F 8y b. MO, Ollie V 6y b. IA, Vesta A 4y b. IA, William E 0y b. MO, John E 0y b. MO, Henry Vanvelkinburgh 14y b. MO fa MO mo IL nephew, George W Booton 48y b. IL farm labor.
The birthplace for mother, Mary, is correct as is William's birthdate and place. Seeking info about these three Welch children. What happened to William, John and Mary Welch, children of Mary Welch?