Friday, April 18, 2014

John Henry Welsh 1793-1853

John Henry Welsh
son of
Born May 4 1793 in Pennsylvania
Died Sep. 20, 1853
Married
Lydia Whitmoyer
born 1802 in Muncy PA
died 1863

Children:
Catherine Welsh 1829 – 
John Welsh 1835 – 
Thomas Welsh 1838 – 
Harriet Welsh 1840 – 1918 M. Rishel


Time Line:

1793 -
John Henry Welsh Born
(Middle name from Family Data Collection on Ancestry.com)

1802-
Lydia Whitmore (Whitmoyer) born to father Conrad Whitmore
from family data collection on ancestry.com

"Simon was a son of Conrad WHITMOYER who settled here at an early day. Our subject's (RF Whitmoyer) great-grandfather came from Germany, and had two sons; both settled at Berwick, Penn. Conrad had fifteen children: John, Joseph, Polly, Caty, Mary, David, Lyda, William, Betsy, Michael, Simon, Eli, Adam, Susan Hess, and Ephream. These children moved with their parents to Lycoming County at an early day, there settled and reared families." - Battle bio on Richard F. Whitmoyer

1825 - John Henry Welsh Married Lydia Whitmoyer
Family Data Collection - Individual Records about Lydia Whitmore
Name: Lydia Whitmore
Spouse: John Henry Welsh
Parents: Conrade Whitmore
Birth Place: Northumberland, Muncy, PA
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1802
Marriage Date: 1825
Death Date: 4 Jan 1863

1830 United States Federal Census about John Welsh
Name: John Welsh
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Turbut, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
Total Free White Persons: 7
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):

1850
Name: John Welsh
Age: 55
Birth Year: abt 1795
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: Lewis, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Family Number: 12
Household Members:
Name Age
John Welsh 55
Lydia Welsh 48
Cathrine Welsh 21
Elias Welsh 16
John Welsh 15
Thomas Welsh 12
Harriet M Welsh 10

1853 John Died

1860
Lydia continues to be found in the Church of Christ, Turbotville Pa, records through 1860.

This COULD be Lydia in 1860 - but I don't know who the others here are, or why she would be living with them.

1860 United States Federal Census about Lydia Whitmer
Name: Lydia Whitmer
Age in 1860: 54
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Mifflinburg, Union, Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Post Office: Mifflinburg
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Susanna Goble 78
Lydia Whitmer 54
Isaiah Vandice 20

Burial:
Turbotville Cemetery, Turbotville, Northumberland County PA

Research:
Death certificate for son William Eli Welsh gives the names for his parents as John Welsh & Lydia Whitmoyer

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Conrad Whitmore born about 1774 married Catherine abt 1799, in Columbia County Pa

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