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Obituaries - Taylor Welch

Macomb Journal - November 29, 1883

Taylor Welch of Emmet township was killed by lightning Sunday night near his home.

 He was born in Emmet township and has spent his whole life there. He was the son of James Welch who died several years ago and a cousin of Mrs. A. Thornton of this place and Geo. S. Welch, the bookdealer.

He was married some 14 years ago to Miss Murray whose parents reside in Kentucky. They had 3 children, 2 of whom have died; the surviving child is less than 3 years old.

 The funeral was yesterday with burial in the Argyle Cemetery.

Contributed by Linda Worstell