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RG5333.AM: Fred V. Welsh, 1889-1973
Elba, Howard County, Nebraska
Size: One folder
Born in Elba, Nebraska, on February 11, 1889, Fred V. Welsh was the son of Fredrick and Mary (Svoboda) Welsh. By 1910, Welsh was living in Lincoln, Nebraska, and working as a solicitor. Soon after, Welsh moved to Michigan. He married Julia Elliott on December 25, 1912, at Fremont, Michigan. In the 1920s and 1930s, Welsh worked as a carpenter. By 1940, Welsh was farming at Vassar, Michigan. Fred V. Welsh died at Frankenmuth, Michigan, on November 3, 1973.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of an undated typescript reminiscence by Fred V. Welsh. The reminiscence describes Welsh’s childhood in Elba, Nebraska, and various exploits of his father. It also covers farming in various parts of Nebraska, living in a sod house, and other aspects of frontier life. Additional biographical information from Welsh’s grandson is also included.
Elba (Neb.) — History
Farm life — Nebraska
Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska
Howard County (Neb.) — History
Welsh, Fred V., 1889-1973
Welsh, Fredrick, 1855-1935