First Family: William Welsh
©Linda R.F. Arnold, 2008

contributed by Linda R. F. Arnold

The William Welsh Family

Also see Chisholm, Dickson and Killam families

William Welsh  (source LRA)
b. 20 Jan 1815    (Dumfries or Kirkcudbrightshire) Scotland
d. 31 July 1891
Buried Myers Cemetery, Queen City, Schuyler County, Missouri

m 1st 1833, New York City, New York

Jane Chisholm (LRA)
b. 1816    Scotland
d. 1863
m 2nd 1864,  
Mrs. Nancy Jane (Nelson) Redman (widow of John Redman/Redmon) (LRA)
b. 1832 Illinois
Children by Jane Chisholm:  (LRA)
1.    Margaret Welsh
b. 1839
d. 26 Jul 1845 ae 5y 9m 28d
Buried Killam Cemetery (TR)
2.    Elizabeth O. Welsh
b. 1842
m. 11 Apr 1859 Macoupin County (M)
John Killam (son Samuel Killam & Mary M. Morris) (TR)
(b. 1833 Ohio d. 26 Feb 1867 Buried Killam Cemetery) (TR)
3.    Joseph D(ickson?) Welsh of Kansas b. 1844 m. 28 Apr 1867, Zuba J. Coe
4.    Alexander Welsh of Kansas b. 1846
5.    George Welsh b. 23 Mar 1847 d. 17 Dec 1915
m1, 1870 Cenian A. Rebecca Crawford (dau. George D. Crawford & Nancy M. Bridges)    m2, 1912 Nancy Ellen (Crawford) McClannen (sister of 1st wife)
6.    William Welsh
d. 17 Mar 1851 ae 1y 2m 14d (TR)
Buried Killam Cemetery (TR)
7.    Isabella Welsh b. 1852 m. 14 Sep 1871, John “William” Birney
8.    Alcy “Jane” Welsh b. 29 Dec 1853 d. 9 Apr 1932 m. William Morgan Tarr  
9.    Thomas J. (B.?) Welsh b. 1854 m1 1 Sep 1872, Julia Ann Rieves, m2 17 Apr 1881 Lucinda Stacy
10.    (Martha Jane) Welsh (b. Mar 1855 Missouri, m. Levi Pickens)
11.    Child died
12.    Child died
Children by Mrs. Nancy Jane Redman: (LRA)
1.    John W. Welsh b. 1865 Missouri m. 22 Apr 1888, Mary A. Riggle
2.    Charles C. “Charley” Welsh b. 1868 Missouri m. 13 Nov 1886, Dora C. Foster
3.    L(?)in Welsh (daughter) b. Feb 1870 Missouri (d. by 1880?)
4.    Newton O. Welsh b. 5 Nov 1874 d. 18 May 1928, m. 5 Feb 1896 Bertha J. Smith
5.    Child Welsh died

Eight Children of John Redman & Nancy Jane Nelson:
a.    Mary M. Redman b. c1848 IL
b.    Sandy E. (son) Redman b. c1850 IL
c.    James M. Redman b. c1852 IL
d.    Sarah E. Redman b. c1856 IL
e.    Murroe T. (son) Redman b. c1858 IL
f.    Mary J. Redman b. c1860 IL
g.    Fre(eda) Redman b. c1864 IL


(LRA) Earlier research by Linda R.F. Arnold; sources available upon request.

(M) Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1800

(PBR) Portrait & Biographical  Record. George M. Killam p.366, William Chisholm p.637-8.

(TR) Tombstone Revelation Macoupin County, Illinois (vol. 1)

(WPA)  WPA Listing of Killam Cemetery.  Macoupin County Archives, Carlinville.

Family Index

Macoupin County main page

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