Joseph Ransom Welch1,2,3

M, #3166, b. 13 October 1872, d. 7 April 1959
Last Edited=25 Jul 2009
Welch Branch
     Joseph Ransom Welch, son of Ransom J. Welch and Francis Caroline Rogers, was born on 13 October 1872 at Mississippi.1,2 Joseph Ransom Welch was the son of Ransom J. Welch and Francis Caroline Rogers.1

Joseph Ransom Welch appeared on the United States census of 21 June 1880 in the household of Ransom J. Welch at Covington County, Mississippi.1

Joseph Ransom Welch married Celia Belle Copeland.2,3

Joseph Ransom Welch died on 7 April 1959 at Mississippi at age 86.2 and was buried at Providence Cemetery, Forrest County, Mississippi.2


  1. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Beat 5, Covington County, Mississippi, Supervisor's District 2, Enumeration District 121, stamped page 334, family 182.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (; from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  2. [S343] South Mississippi Genealogical Society, compiler, Forrest Co., Mississippi, Tombstone Inscriptions (Western part of old Perry Co. Miss.) (Hattiesburg, Mississippi: South Mississippi Genealogical Society, 1986), page 22. Hereinafter cited as Forrest County, Mississippi Tombstone Inscriptions.
  3. [S425] Jean Strickland and Patricia N. Edwards, compiler, Who Married Whom in Covington County Mississippi (Moss Point, Mississippi: Self Published, 1991), page 182. Hereinafter cited as Who Married Whom in Covington.