Birth: 1842, Pennsylvania.
Death: Mar. 13, 1909.
He was the son of William and Elizabeth Welch and the sibling of Robert, Mary, Nancy and Laura.
Burial: Roseburg National Cemetery, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon.
He was a Civil War Veteran.
Authors Note. Entered the Oregon Soldiers Home, May 6, 1903, Age 61, Height 5 11., Eyes Blue, Hair light, Complexion Ligh, Occupation Blacksmith, Single, Read or Write Yes, Pension Yes.
Died in the Oregon Soldiers Home, March 16, 1909.