Biography of Michael Welch
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Welch, Michael, Stockholm, is a son of Michael and Frances Welch, natives of Ireland, where they died. Michael, Jr., was born in Ireland, and when fourteen years of age went to Nova Seotia where he remained until twenty one and then went to Boston. In 1841 Mr. Welch came to Stockholm, where he has since resided. He at first settled on a farm of seventy five acres, but has added to it until now he owns 106 acres, on which he has made improvements. Mr. Welch married in Massachusetts Catherine Kelley, a native of Ireland, by whom he has eight children: Margaret, James, John, Michael, Charley, Patrick, Edward, and William, Mr. Welch is a Republican in politics, and is a member of the G. A. R., Captain Gibson Post. in 1861 Mr. Welch enlisted in the Nintrty second N. Y. Infantry, Company D, and served until the close of the war. During the last two years he was in the Ninety sixth N. Y. infantry, Company G.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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