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Abraham Augustus Welcher

Male 1806 - 1888  (81 years)


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  • Name Abraham Augustus Welcher 
    Born 12 October 1806  Penfield, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 September 1888  Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Abraham first married Harriet Van Geison, second Catherine Rutherford.

      The family was double counted in the 1850 Census, once in August in New York, then in October in Michigan.

      1850 Federal Census. Webster, Monroe County, New York
      Roll 528, page 437A, dated 20 Aug 1850
      Abram Welcher, 44, farmer, b. NY
      Harriet Welcher, 34, b. NJ
      Lilly A. Welcher, 16, b. NY
      Nelson Welcher, 14, b. NY
      Manly P. Welcher, 4, b. NY

      1850 Federal Census. Decatur, Van Buren County, Michigan
      Roll 363, page 126B, dated 9 Oct 1850
      Abram Welcher, 45, farmer, b. NY
      Harriet Welcher, 25, b. NJ
      Sylva A. Welcher, 16, b. NY
      Nelson Welcher, 15, b. NY
      Manly Burnham, 4 b. NY
      The family of John Welcher, 34, lived next door.

      1860 Federal Census. Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan
      Roll 541, page 391
      Post Office Little Prairie Ronde
      Abm. Welcher, 52, farmer, $800 real estate, $175 personal estate, b. NY
      C. Welcher, 43 [female], b. NY
      A. Rutherford, 23, farmer, $100 personal estate, b. NY
      M.B. Welcher, 14 [male], b. NY
      F.E. Welcher, 3 [female], b. MI
      D.A. Welcher, 2 months [male], b. MI

      1870 Federal Census. Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan
      Roll 668, page 254A
      Post Office Dowagiac
      Abram Welcher, 63, farmer, $2000 real estate, $600 personal estate, b. NY
      Catherine Welcher, 54, keeping house, b. NY
      Frances E. Welcher, 13, b. MI
      Adelbert Welcher, 10, b. MI
      Keziah Welcher, 8, b. MI

      1880 Federal Census. Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan
      Roll 575, page 599D
      Abram Welcher, 73, farmer, blind, b. NY, parents b. NJ
      Catherine Welcher, 62, wife, housekeeper, b. NY City, parents b. England
      A. Adelbert Welcher, 19, son, works on farm, b. MI, parents b. NY
      K. Catharine Welcher, 17, daughter, housework, b. dito

      Michigan Deaths and Burials Index
      Abram Welcher, d. 20 Sep 1888 Volinia, Cass County, age 82, b. NY, farmer, married
    Person ID I151327  Schirado
    Last Modified 23 May 2015 

    Father David Welcher,   b. 26 November 1782, Montville, Morris County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 June 1855, Webster, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Keziah Wingate,   b. 27 May 1788, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 February 1865, Webster, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F100061  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Harriet VanĀ Geison,   b. 5 September 1815, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 March 1856, Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married about 1833 
    Children 
     1. Sylvia A. Welcher,   b. about 1834, Penfield, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 February 1893, Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     2. Nelson Welcher,   b. 1836, Penfield, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 October 1864  (Age 28 years)
     3. Manly Burnham Welcher,   b. 13 February 1846, Monroe County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 August 1925, Marcellus, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. (infant son) Welcher,   b. 1853, Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F44119  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Catherine Beresford Rutherford,   b. 28 December 1818, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 November 1895, Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 24 August 1856  Van Buren County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F100060  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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