Richard Welch1,2

M, #164, b. 1762, d. 10 November 1838
Last Edited=24 May 2011
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Welch Branch
     Richard Welch, son of James Welch and Elizabeth Ervin, was born in 1762 at Sumter District, South Carolina.3 Richard Welch was the son of James Welch and Elizabeth Ervin.

Richard Welch began military service in 1776. He fought in the Revolutionary War.His headstone says he was a Private in Marion's South Carolina Brigade..4

Richard Welch married Mary Stuart circa 1784.

Richard Welch married Sarah Ervin, daughter of Hugh Ervin and Elizabeth James, on 10 June 1791.1

In 1800, Richard Welch appeared on the United States Census, at Salem, Sumter County, South Carolina, the number of the household and the ages do not really line up with the family as it is known at this time.5

According to notes I received from Joy Coker from genserv, e-mail lakerobin@coosavalley.net, Richard Welch was in Bryan Co., Georgia in 1802; Wayne County, Mississippi in 1816; and in Covington Co, Mississippi in 1820.

In notes from Lori Lampkin from genserv, e-mail dittobyte@aol.com, State historical records of South Carolina show that Richard Welch was a revolutionary war soldier. He moved to Wayne Co., Mississippi about 1800. He constructed Ft. Slaughter in 1814 during the Creek Indian War. He was listed as head of family in the census of 1816 and moved to Jones Co., Mississippi soon after to settle on the west side of the Leaf River at what is known as Uncle Tims Place. He is buried in the middle of a private cemetery upon the hill that later the County Line Church was built.6,7

Richard Welch married (?) Faraby before 1807.8

Richard Welch was issued a passport to travel through Indian Nations to the Western Country on 12 Mar 1812. By 1802 he had moved to Bryan County, Georga. He was in Wayne County, Mississippi by 1816; and he was in Covington County, Mississippi by 1820.2

In 1830, Richard Welch appeared on the United States Census, at Jones County, Mississippi, in the household are 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 male 70-80; 1 female 20-30, 1 female 60-70.9

Richard Welch died on 10 November 1838 at Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi. and was buried at County Line Church Cemetery, Jones County, Mississippi.2

Children of Richard Welch and Sarah Ervin

Children of Richard Welch and Mary Stuart

Citations

  1. [S27] Unpublished genealogy of Richard Welch and descendents, W. S. Welch Document, June 1950, a printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  2. [S99] W. Monroe and Lanora Houston, Descendants of Richard Welch c1762-Nov 10 1838 (11 Welborn Rd., Laurel, MS 39443: Privately published, 1992). Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Richard Welch.
  3. [S11] Daughters of the American Revolution Mississippi Society, Family Records Mississippi Revolutionary Soldiers (Mississippi: State Board of Management 1953-1956, 1953). Hereinafter cited as Family Records MS Rev War Soldiers.
  4. [S341] Ann Stewart McDonald, Mrs. Archie Pickerig and Lucille Skehan, compiler, Cemetery Census Updated 2000, Covington County, Mississippi & Surrounding Counties (n. l.: self published, 2007). Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Census, Covington County, Mississippi.
  5. [S116] 1800 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S183] Lori Walters Lampkins, "E-Mail Correspondence with Lori Walters Lampkins Regarding the Welch Family," E-Mail message from (author E-Mail address private) at (San Antonio, Texas) to this researcher, June, 1999. Hereinafter cited as "Corresponcence - Lori Walters Lampkins."
  7. [S184] Joy Coker, "E-Mail Correspondence with Joy Coker Regarding Welch Family," E-Mail message from (author E-Mail address private) at (Munford, Alabama) to this researcher, June, 1999. Hereinafter cited as "Correspondence - Joy Coker."
  8. [S146] Centennial Administration National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, compiler, DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition, Part III (1776 D Street NW, Washington, DC 20006: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1990), Page 3142.. Hereinafter cited as DAR Patriot Index.
  9. [S197] 1830 United States Census, population schedule, Jones County, Mississippi.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.