Rev. John Welch1

M, #211, b. 1558, d. 1622
Last Edited=25 Sep 2007
Welch Branch
     Rev. John Welch, son of John Welch and Marion Crier, was born in 1558 at Irongray Parish, England. Rev. John Welch was the son of John Welch and Marion Crier. He was also known as John Welch of Ayr.1

Rev. John Welch married Elizabeth Knox, daughter of John Knox and Margaret Stuart.1

According to W. S. Welch letter, June 30, 1950, "Many interesting things may be learned of the lives of John Knox and John Welch of Ayr from Scot's Worthies in the Maitland Papers; the Woodrow Biographies; the Life of John Welch by James Young, Edinburgh, 1866; Burton's and other histories of Scotland."1

Rev. John Welch died in 1622.

Child of Rev. John Welch and Elizabeth Knox


  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 [S27] Unpublished genealogy of Richard Welch and descendents, W. S. Welch Document, June 1950, a printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal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.