Biography of George M. Welch
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Welch, George M., was a son of John R., who was born in Pittsford, Monroe county, in 1828. His wife, Jane A. Sargent, was born in New Hampshire in 1836, and they had three children: George M., born in Carlton April 12, 1854; John, born August 28, 1859; Nelson C., born September 16, 1864. Our subject was brought up on a farm, and at the age of sixteen learned the cigarmaker's trade, which he followed thirteen years. In 1893 he purchased the stock of goods of W. J. Rise, and subsequently purchased the store at Carlton. He was appointed postmaster at Carlton November 16, 1893. Mr. Welch married at Kuckville in November, 1880, Jennie E. Nicholson, who was born August 13, 1859, by whom he has had one son, Harry H., born August 31, 1881.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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