Last name: Welch
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My ancestor was John Welch of Ayr , who married John Knox's daughter. John Knox was the founder of the protestant church. John Welch of Ayr is refered to as the son of the Lard,or Lord of Colleston. We are from SW Scottland, Ayrshire.
from upstate NY
Any family in Florida. My grandpa from Fort Green Florida , birthplace 1916
janet welch abercrombie
i was told we are from wales and of irish decent
I have no knowledge of my family history. I wish I did.
janet welch abercrombie
my fathers name was billy carl welch born in harland co ky his father was otis welch my father married della rosetta bray she was of indian decent any one with infomation please send me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
my mothers madien name is welch. My grandfathers names was charles w welch. We were told that his mother was choctaw and were not sure who his father is he died when my mom was very young. He was a drinker and had a heart attack. So we never really knew anything about him. My grandmother I guess doesnt really remember.
born 1984 in Manchester England. Father David 1957 also from Manchester. grandfather Norman born1920 isle of white, settled in Manchester post 1945. before that its a bit sketchy, His father we believe was called William was one of nine children (or his grandfather we can't be sure) was from Kilkenny Ireland
I would like to know my full family history
I'm a Welch and I'm Irish. All my ancestors are from Ireland as well. I always thought my name was Irish not English. I wonder about the validity of this article.
I'm an Irish welch too. Was told we were from ballibunyan???
Thats interesting Susan - my great grandparents were Welch's who lives in Peckham in the late 1800's - I wonder if we are related? Heather
Hi Heather Thanks for your message about the W|elch family. My Gt.Grand father was Frank Edward Welch b1879 in Aylesbury, lived in Camberwell from about 1891 and married in 1901 to Alice Shearing. does this help with your Welch's? regards from Susan
Think my old man traced our line of Welch's back to 1800s round the Covent Garden area. And I agree with John I do think the name derives from Ireland as there would have been a lot of Irish people coming to London where the names seems to be popular during the famine maybe? But also heard the name Welch derives to Welch on a bet (to go back on an agreed bet)
My Welch ancestors came from Aylesbury,Buckinghamshire and moved to Greenwich and Peckham,London in the late 1800s