Biography of John B. Welch
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Welch, John B., was born in Danby June 4, 1850, educated in common schools, to which he has added through life by reading and observation. He married when twenty three years of age Cora Belle Manning, daughter of Silas Manning, who is now seventy four years old, and who was born in this town. His father, John Manning, was one of the earliest settlers in the town, buying a portion of the old Watkins & Flint tract. Our subject purchased and now resides on the same farm, which through his wife has been in the family since 1806. They have one son, John B. Welch. He is a Republican in politics and takes an active interest in educational and religious matters, having been trustee and steward In the M. E. church in Danby. Mr, Welch is recognized in his town as a man of sterling worth, and as a practical and successful farmer.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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