Fred V. Welsh [RG5333.AM]


RG5333.AM:  Fred V. Welsh, 1889-1973

Reminiscence:  Undated

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.


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.


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


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