Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: New Hampshire: Rockingham County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Children of "Moses Welch of Portsmouth" (Jr.) 1731-1745?
Posted by: Kimberly (ID *****2074) Date: February 04, 2010 at 16:12:36
  of 638

Would love to find someone to help me with early Portsmouth records. My ancestor Rebecca Welch (b. about 1742) was married in York Co, Me. to Nathaniel Hill, Jr. The marriage record indicates she was the daughter of Moses Welch Jr.and Mary Welch. I've found he was a cordwainer and generally referred to as "Moses Welch of Portsmouth". He (Moses Jr. )and his wife Mary Catherine Hutchins (Grover) appear to have been characters. I've found his father's 1756 will, and a few court indexes for non attendance at church and alcohol consumption? It also appears that the court ordered the marriage after an unnamed child was born in Sept. 1731. They married Oct. 11, 1733 at Portsmouth. I also found a note that one of the signers of the Constitution (Josiah Bartlett) paid a Moses Welch 12 shillings to survey a Portsmouth highway in 1775.

I'm looking for their other children and death dates.

Thanks so much!

Kimberly


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/nh/rockingham/messages/577.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network