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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG5333.AM:  Fred V. Welsh, 1889-1973



Reminiscence:  Undated

Elba, Howard County, Nebraska

Size:  One folder



BACKGROUND NOTE



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.



INVENTORY



Reminiscence of Fred V. Welsh

Additional biographical information



 



Subject headings:



Elba (Neb.) — History

Farm life — Nebraska

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska

Howard County (Neb.) — History

Welsh family

Welsh, Fred V., 1889-1973

Welsh, Fredrick, 1855-1935



 



TMM      01-08-2021