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Rebecca Olmstead (Welch)

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Highland, IN, United States
Death: April 22, 1937 (89)
Meeker, MN, United States (Find A Grave Memorial# 103837159; Burial: Litchfield Cemetery Litchfield Meeker County Minnesota, USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Hillis Welch and Rachael Ann Welch
Wife of Alonzo Olmstead
Mother of William Arthur Olmstead; Rachel Alzora Matheny; Francis Edward Olmstead; James Alfred Olmstead; Dora Elnorna Olmstead and 5 others
Sister of Jane Elizabeth Sams

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About Rebecca Olmstead

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, United States
September 8, 1870
Age 23
Vernon, IN, United States
March 21, 1872
Age 24
February 17, 1874
Age 26
Vernon, IN, United States
November 18, 1875
Age 28
March 29, 1879
Age 31
Indiana, United States
January 15, 1881
Age 33
December 19, 1883
Age 36
Darwin, MN, United States
June 3, 1886
Age 38
Dassel, MN, United States