Edwin Welsh of Burin

WELSH, Edwin
      Born: circa 1813, Burin
      Died: 14 November 1891, Pool's Cove, age 78; interred Pool's Cove
      Married: 10 October 1846 at Burin Wesley Church, witness James Pearce
      Spouse: Elizabeth Pearce
      Born: circa 1825, Burin
      Died: 17 May 1911, age 86
      Children:
           [1] Thomas Welsh, born around 1846
           [2] Mary Ann Welsh; born 04 May 1849 at Burin
           [3] Sophia Welsh, born circa 1851; died in 1865 at 14 years
           [4] Mathilda Bartlett Welsh; born Spoon Cove, baptized 10 December 1853 at Burin; died 1935
           [5] George Joseph Welsh; born 10 Jun 1856 at Burin
           [6] Frances Amelia Welsh; born 25 October 1858 at Burin
           [7] Edwin John Welsh; born 14 December 1860 at Burin; died 1906
           [8] James William Welsh; born 16 August 1863 at Burin (must have died early)
           [9] Richard Pearce ‘Uncle Dick’ Welsh; born 07 December 1865 at Spoon Cove
           [10] James William, circa 1867; died 1923 at Pool’s Cove, at 56, born Burin;
           [11] Elizabeth Sophia, 1868, Pool’s Cove (baptized 1873, recorded in Grand Bank U.C. Records);
           [12] George Samuel, baptized 1874, of Pool’s Cove (U.C. Records, Grand Bank) – probably born around 1871.
Note: The marriage of Edwin and Elizabeth was witnessed by James Pearce, possibly the father or brother of Elizabeth. The children were born in either Burin Bay or Spoon Cove. The family moved to Pool's Cove sometime after the birth of their 9th child in 1865.
The death record for Edwin Walsh gives his place of birth as Burin, and his religion as Congregationalist.; the cause of death is listed as "con(?)", which could be consumption.

WELSH, Thomas
      Born: about 1846/7, Burin; age 50 at second marriage in 1896, listed as being from Burin.
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Married (1): 1871, witnesses Edwin J. Welsh and Edward Cluett
      Spouse: Esther Bambury
      Born: circa 1844 [married at 27]
      Died: 23 October 1895
      Father: Minter Bambury
      Mother: Julia ?
      Children:
           [1] Thomas Welsh; born 15 November 1882

      Married (2): 28 September 1896
      Spouse: Julia Rideout
      Born: about 1862 at Burin (age 34 when married)
      Children:
           [1] Esther Welsh (apparently named after Thomas' first wife)

NOTE: Thomas Welsh is thought to be the father of Berkley Williams/Nurse; born 17 August 1894; illegitimate son of Elizabeth Williams. Elizabeth was Thomas' niece by marriage, the daughter of wife Esther's sister, Moriah / Maria

WELSH, Mary Ann
      Born: 04 May 1849 at Burin
      Died: 1927 at Pool’s Cove, age 78
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Married: November 1867
      Spouse: Samuel Miles
      Children:
           [1] George Miles
           [2] William Miles, adopted, of Grand Bank, 12 Feb 1891; m. Martha Williams; children: Laura, Howard, Myrtle
Note: Sources indicate that Samuel and Mary Ann had many daughters and two sons, including adopted son William.

WELSH, Matilda Bartlett
      Born: circa 1849; baptized 1853
      Died: 1935 at Grand Bank, age 86
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Married: 1878
      Spouse: Philip Nicolle Patten
      Born: 1847 at Grand Bank
      Died: 1909
      Father: John Patten
      Mother: Susan Nicolle
      Children:
           [1] Grace Patten, 1882-1886
           [2] Georgina Patten, 1884
           [3] George A. Forsey Patten, 1885
           [4] Susan Patten, 1886
           [5] Simeon Rose Patten, 1888
           [6] Robert Forsey Patten, 1889
           [7] Edwin Louis Patten, 1891
           [8] Cecil Stanley Patten, 1896 (married Mildred Hewitt of Fortune)

WELSH, Frances Amelia
      Born: 25 October 1858 at Burin
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Spouse: Wilson Marshall
      Children:
           [1] Orlando Marshall; born 14 May 1887
           [2] Alex Marshall; born 07 February 1891

WELSH, Edwin John Jr.
      Born: 1860
      Died: 1906, buried in Oporto, Portugal
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Married: 1885
      Spouse: Emma Jane Hickman of Grand Bank
      Born: Charles W. Hickman
      Died: Eleanor Forsey
      Children:
           [1] Harriet Hickman Welsh, circa 1885 (married at 21, in 1905, Alexander Fox, 25, of William Fox)
           [2] James William Welsh, 1887
           [3] George Edward Welsh, 1889-1891 (named after Emma’s brother); must have died early
           [4] George Samuel Welsh, 1902
           [5] Dinah Welsh, 1900
           [6] Annie Welsh, 1905
           [7] Charles Welsh, Grand Bank, drowned in 1915

WELSH, Richard Pierce
      Born: around 1866
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Married: 06 June 1894, Pool's Cove
      Spouse: Mary Ann Scott
      Born: circa 1871, Little Bay East
      Children:
           [1] Jessie Welsh (married a Harvey)
           [2] Edwin Welsh, born around 1901, who married Catherine (“Katie”) Williams – to Halifax
           [3] Gabriel Welsh (died 1973), married Helen Dautie
           [4] Alexander Thomas Welsh, 1904 (witnessed Edwin and Katie’s wedding in 1928 or 1930)
           [5] Ewart Gladstone Welsh, 1901

WELSH, James William
      Born: circa 1867 at Burin
      Died: 1923 at Pool’s Cove, age 56
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Spouse: Josephine 'Josie' Johnson
      Born: Job’s Cove
      Children:
           [1] William George Welsh, 1889
           [2] Elizabeth Cecilia Welsh, 1891
           [3] Mary Ann Welsh, 1894
           [4] Selina Welsh, 19 September 1895
           [5] Flora Welsh, 1900 (died 1900)
           [6] Emily Blanche Welsh, 1905
           [7] Delilah Jane Welsh, 1908
           [8] Nina Belle Welsh, 1909
           [9] Randell Vincent Welsh, 1912

WELSH, George Samuel
      Born: 1902
      Father: Edwin Welsh
      Mother: Elizabeth Pearce
      Spouse: Mary
      Born: 1907
      Children:
           [1] Benjamin Welsh, 1926
           [2] Selina Welsh, 1928
           [3] Jane Emma Welsh, 1930
           [4] Louise Welsh, 1933
           [5] baby Welsh, 1935 (all recorded in the 1935 census)

WELSH, Selena Street
      Born: 19 September 1895 (married at 18)
      Father: James William Welsh
      Mother: Josephine Johnson
      Married: 20 October 1913, witnesses Jessie Welsh, Albert Williams and William George Welsh
      Spouse: Frank Williams
      Born: 1893 at Pool’s Cove (married at 21)
      Father: Isaac Abraham Williams
      Mother: Ellen
      Children:
           [1] Arthur Lewis Williams, circa 1917
           [2] Archibald Williams, circa 1919 (died September 12, 1996)
           [3] Fred Williams, circa 1921
           [4] Emily Blanche Williams, circa 1923
           [5] Irving Williams

WELSH, William George
      Born: 23 November 1889
      Father: James William Welsh
      Mother: Josephine Johnson
      Married: 04 March 1910 at Pool’s Cove
      Spouse: Caroline Alice 'Carrie' Brown
      Born: circa 1890/1 (married at 20)
      Children:
           [1] Hilda May Welsh, 1910
           [2] Ralph Carson Welsh, 1914
           [3] Ivy Etta Welsh, 1916
           [4] Charles James Welsh, 1918
           [5] John Edwin Welsh, 1920; married Emma Jane; child Selina born 04 February 1894
           [6] (William) Carl Welsh, 1923
           [7] Florence Welsh, 1924
           [8] Vera Welsh, 1928
           [9] Horace Welsh, 1931
           [10] Beatrice Eileen Welsh, 1933

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