Obituaries - Jefferson Welch
Macomb Journal - December 6, 1883
Jefferson Welch, one of the oldest settlers of McDonough County died at his home north of Colchester in Emmet township on November 30th. He came to McDonough County before 1835. He married a sister of Thomas Caldwell of this city and was the father of a large family. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church. His wife survives. Burial was in the Argyle Cemetery.
Contributed by Linda Worstell