Rebecca Olmstead (Welch) (1847 - 1937)

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Birthplace: Highland, IN, USA
Death: Died in Meeker, MN, USA
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About Rebecca Olmstead (Welch)

Birth: Jun. 22, 1847 Death: Apr. 22, 1937

Mrs. Alonzo Olmstead Passes

Rebecca Welch Olmstead, widow of the late Alonzo Olmstead, passed away at her home in Litchfield Thursday evening, April 22, 1937. She was born in Jackson county, Indiana, June 22, 1847 and had nearly attained her 90th birthday. she was the daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. James Welch. She was married to Alonzo Olmstead, a verteran of the civil war, on September 12, 1869. To them were born 11 children. Eight are living, namely Mrs. Allie Matheney, Charles and Earl of Blackduck, Minn.; Mrs. Victor Akeson and William of Litchfield; James, Mrs. Dora Porter and Mrs. Victor Anderson of Darwin. A sister, Mrs. Mary Robisnon of Phoenix, Arizona, two brothers, Sam Welch of Seymour, Indiana and Isaac Welch of Stapels, Minn., are living, besides 29 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Claude Kain of Dassel is a nephew.

Mr. and Mrs. Olmstead became residents of Meeker county in 1879 and located in Litchfield in 1924. Mrs. Olmstead had been in failing health for some weeks before her death.

Funeral services were held at the home at 12:30 Sunday and from the Methodish church, of which she was a loyal supporter, at 1 p.m., conducted by the pastor, Rev. Kettlewell.

Litchfield Independent, 4/28/1937

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 James Hillis Welch (____ - 1885)

 Alonzo Olmstead (1840 - 1933)*

 Earl Clyde Olmstead (1886 - 1980)*
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Burial: Litchfield Cemetery Litchfield Meeker County Minnesota, USA

Created by: Cyndi Speltz Gipp Record added: Jan 20, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 103837159


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Rebecca Welch

James Hillis Welch b. 1823 d. 1885 Rachel Ann Cruzan b. 1823 d. 1861

Samuel Welch b. 1773 d.1842 Jane Cunningham b. 1779 d.1846

Walter Welch b. 1735 Polly Green b. 1747

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Rebecca Olmstead's Timeline

June 22, 1847
Highland, IN, USA
September 8, 1870
Age 23
Vernon, IN, USA
February, 1874
Age 26
Vernon, IN, USA
November 18, 1875
Age 28
Age 31
Age 33
December 19, 1883
Age 36
Dassel, Meeker, MN
June 3, 1886
Age 38
Dassel, MN, USA
January 21, 1890
Age 42
Dassel, MN, USA
September 19, 1893
Age 46
Dassel, MN, USA