Timothy WELCH
Valentine WICKHAM
Elizabeth Cleveland GLOVER
William Dallas WELCH
George Virgil WELCH


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1. Minnie Belle PROFFITT

George Virgil WELCH 2

  • Born: 27 Apr 1890, Ravenwood, Jackson Co, WV 3
  • Marriage (1): Minnie Belle PROFFITT on 30 Jun 1920 in Chester, Hancock Co, WV 1
  • Died: 13 Jul 1931, Chester, Hancock Co, WV at age 41 3
  • Buried: 15 Jul 1931, Locust Hill Cem., Chester, Hancock Co, WV 3

bullet  General Notes:

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: George Virgil Welch; 27; 6th St., Chester, Hancock Co, WV; b. Apr 27,. 1890 in Jackson Co, WV; mill worker for American sheet & tin plant in Chester, WV; father, mother and sister (partially) rely on George for financial support; single; medium height, slender, brown eyes, light brown hair.

1920 WV CENSUS, Hancock Co, Chester city: William D. "Welsh". 75, b. OH, father b. VA, mother b. PA, laborer; wife "Wickaman Welsh", 65, b. OH, parents b. OH; son "Verges"(?), 26, single, b. WV, parents b. OH, electrician, tin mill.

MARRIAGE RECORD: George Virgil Welch, 30, & Minnie Belle Proffitt, 31, were granted a marriage licence on June 26, 1920, in Hancock Co, WV. They both resided Chester, Hancock Co, WV and both were b. Jackson Co, WV. They were married June 30, 1920 at Chester, WV by R. R. Griffiths, Minister of the Gospel of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

1930 WV CENSUS, Hancock Co, Chester city: Virgil G. Welch, 38, 1st marriage age 29, b. WV, parents b. WV, electrician, tin mill; wife Minnie B., 39, 1st marriage age 29, b. WV, parents b. OH; dau. Naomi R., 7, attended school; son George G., 6; son Norman V., 2-5/12. All children were b. WV, parents b. WV.

WV DEATH CERTIFICATE: George Virgil Welch of California Ave., d. July 13, 1931 at Chester, Hancock Co, WV of heart insufficiency- fell dead at work; married to Minnie Welch; electrician; b. Apr 27, 1890 at Ravenwood, Jackson Co, WV; father; William D. Welch who was b. Pogetown, OH; mother: Mary Wickham who was b. Chester, Meigs Co, OH; 41 yrs, 2 mo, 16 days; burial: July 15, 1931 at Locust Hill Cem.


George married Minnie Belle PROFFITT, daughter of Joseph PROFFITT and Mary (---), on 30 Jun 1920 in Chester, Hancock Co, WV.1 (Minnie Belle PROFFITT was born on 31 Mar 1889 in Jackson Co, WV 2 and died in Sep 1967 in Chester, Hancock Co, WV 4.)



1 WV Marriage Records -

2 1900 WV Census.

3 Death Certificate of George Virgil Welch.

4 Social Security Death Index.

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