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  • ID: I341
  • Name: Mary Susan WELCH
  • Given Name: Mary Susan
  • Surname: Welch
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 10 Jun 1855 in Hendrix, McLean, Illinois 1 2 3 4
  • Death: 23 Jun 1908 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 5 6 7 3
  • Burial: 25 Jun 1908 Blooming Grove Cem, Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 1 8 9
  • Census: 1860 Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
  • _UID: BD38FC0096061A489B476AA8D9F3FAEC9560
  • Change Date: 16 Mar 2014 at 14:26
  • Note:
    From the book "History of the Welch family, 1935"
    by Gertrude Welch White of Bloomington, IL, page 102.
    Mary Susan Welch, the first child of Jeremiah and Sarah Meyers-Welch, was born on a farm in McLean Co., near Hendryx, IL., June 10, 1855, where she grew into womanhood.
    On March 16, 1880, at the home of her parents, she was united in marriage to Louis Kossuth Calhoun (born Dec 14, 1851; died 1899). The new home was made on a farm but they later moved to Bloomington, IL.
    In 1909, Mary Susan passed away. She is buried in Orendorff Cem., at Blooming Grove, IL. besides her husband and other members of her family. There were five children born to this union..

    OBITUARY:
    Mrs. L. K. Calhoun Dead
    Widow of former Tax collector of Bloomington expired yesterday after along illness.
    Mrs. Mary S Calhoun, widow of the late Louis B Calhoun, died yesterday afternoon at 4:45 at her home, 505 South State St. She had been a suffer for a long time with cancer. An operation performed on Jun 30, 1907 gave promise of effecting a cure, but early this year there was a recurrence of the ailment and a fatal termination was seen as to be inevitable.
    Mrs. Calhoun's maiden name was Welch, she being a daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah Welch, old settlers of this county. She was born in this county June 10, 1855.
    On March 16, 1880, she was married to Louis B Calhoun, who was at one time became Tax collector of Bloomington township, and who died Sep 5, 1899.
    Five children are living they being: Borden Calhoun, an engineer on the Southern Pacific at Reno, Nev.; Ella, John, Louis K. and Everett, all living at home. She leaves one sister, Mrs. C. C. Wagner, of this city, and two brothers, John F. Welch, of Bloomington, and Dr. W. H. Welch, of Lexington.
    Mrs. Calhoun was a faithful member of the First M. E. Church of this city. She was a woman of kind disposition, and was highly regarded by all who knew her.
    The funeral announcement will be made later.
  • Note:
    (Research):DEATH: DC 4257 from Mc Lean Co, IL. 1908, was only 53, cancer for 2years.
    No parents or birthdate listed.

    PHOTOS: about age 25.

    TIMELINE:
    1855 Born McLean Co, IL
    1860 Census with father in McLean Co
    1870 Census with father in McLean Co
    1880 Married Louis Kossuth Calhoun
    18-- Moved to Bloomington, IL
    1880 Census with husband in Bloomington Twp, McLean Co
    1881 Harry B born
    1896 Last child born, Everett
    1899 Husband Louis K dies
    1907 Cancer operation
    1908 Dies in Bloomington (1908 on DC, 1909 in book text above)

    CENSUS: 1860 with father Jeremiah Welch McLean Co, IL M653-204, page 551

    CENSUS: 1870 with father Jeremiah Welch Bloomington twp east, McLean Co,IL Page 6

    CENSUS: 1880 Age 24, with husband Louis K. Calhoun Bloomington Twp.,McLean Co., IL, ED 162, sheet 38




    Father: Jeremiah WELCH b: 10 Jul 1826 in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana
    Mother: Sarah Jane MYERS b: 3 Jun 1830 in , Christian, Kentucky

    Marriage 1 Louis Kossuth CALHOUN b: 14 Dec 1851 in Springboro, Warren, Ohio
    • Married: 16 Mar 1880 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois 10 11 12 13
    • Note:
      Listed in IL State index:
      CALHOUN, LOUIS K WELCH, MARY L MC LEAN 03/16/1880 00I/0088
    • Change Date: 17 Jun 2012
    Children
    1. Has Children Harry Borden CALHOUN b: 23 Apr 1881 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
    2. Has No Children Ella Welch CALHOUN b: 22 Sep 1882 in Blooming Grove, Mc Lean, Illinois
    3. Has Children John Francis CALHOUN b: 22 Mar 1886 in Ranlin, IL
    4. Has No Children Louis Kossuth CALHOUN b: 23 Oct 1891 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois
    5. Has No Children Everett Myers CALHOUN b: 12 Sep 1896 in Bloomington, McLean, Illinois

    Sources:
    1. Media: Compiled Genealogy
      Abbrev: History of the Welch Family, 1835 - 1935
      Title: History of the Welch Family, 1835 - 1935
      Author: Gertrude Welch White
      Publication: 1935 Bloomington, IL.
      Note:
      Surety:2
      Have electronic copy, 112 pages
      Repository:
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    2. Media: Cemetery Marker
      Abbrev: Marker in Cemetery listed with photo
      Title: Marker in Cemetery listed with photo
    3. Media: Cemetery Record
      Abbrev: McLean Co., IL Cemeteries
      Title: McLean Co., IL Cemeteries
      Author: Bloomington-Normal Genealogical Society
      Publication: 1981
      Note:
      Surety:2
      Repository:
        Name: Bloomington Co Library, IL

      Page: Book 2, vol 3, pg 2, 3, 21
      Quality: 3
      Note: Blooming Grove, Calhoun, Welch
    4. Media: CD-ROM
      Abbrev: World Family Tree Vol. 2, Tree 1214 Myers/ Lindley
      Title: World Family Tree Vol. 2, Tree 1214 Myers/ Lindley
      Author: Brøderbund Software, Inc.
      Publication: Release date: November 29, 1995
      Note:
      Lindley
      Page: Tree #1214
      Quality: 3
      Text: Date of Import: May 23, 2002
    5. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Calhoun, Harry B obituary, 1928
      Title: Calhoun, Harry B obituary, 1928
      Note:
      Obituary of H. Borden Calhoun, in Bloomington, IL paper
      Repository:
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    6. Media: Death Certificate
      Abbrev: Death certificate
      Title: Death certificate
      Note: For named indivdual.
    7. Media: Cemetery Marker
      Abbrev: Marker in Cemetery listed
      Title: Marker in Cemetery listed
    8. Media: Cemetery Marker
      Abbrev: Blooming Grove Cem, Bloomington, McLean IL
      Title: Blooming Grove Cem, Bloomington, McLean IL
      Note:
      Surety:2
      Note: Sect 3, lot 6 - Calhouns - 7 plots
    9. Media: Cemetery Record
      Abbrev: Findagrave.com
      Title: Findagrave.com
    10. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Calhoun, L. K. obituary
      Title: Calhoun, L. K. obituary
      Repository:
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
    11. Media: Marriage Registration
      Abbrev: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900
      Title: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763 - 1900
      Author: State of IL
      Publication: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/genealogy/marrsrch.html
      Note:
      Surety:3
      Note: CALHOUN, LOUIS K - WELCH, MARY L - MC LEAN 03/16/1880 00I/0088
    12. Media: Obituary
      Abbrev: Obituary, for named person
      Title: Obituary
      Note: For named individual
    13. Media: Pedigree Chart
      Abbrev: History of the Welch Family, extract chart
      Title: History of the Welch Family, extract chart
      Author: Laurastine Welch Probasco
      Note:
      Shows trees for Welch, Calhoun, Myers, Jacoby, Lindley (with scribbles).
      Repository:
        Name: Jared Jones Personal Library
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