Indiana McCaslins

Guy WelchAge: 82 years18901973

Name
Guy Welch
Birth June 29, 1890 28 22
Birth of a brotherFloyd John Welch
October 17, 1892 (Age 2 years)
Marriage of a parentJames Monroe SummersLizzie (Elizabeth) McCaslinView this family
about 1897 (Age 6 years)

Census 1900 (Age 9 years)
Census 1920 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
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Guy R Welch
September 17, 1925 (Age 35 years)
Census 1930 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherLizzie (Elizabeth) McCaslin
November 6, 1932 (Age 42 years)
Death of a brotherFloyd John Welch
January 1943 (Age 52 years)

Death January 30, 1973 (Age 82 years)
Note: given as 29 Jan 1973 on the SSDI
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father
mother
Marriage: about 1889
18 months
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Guy Welch
Birth: June 29, 1890 28 22Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas
Death: January 30, 1973, St Lucie, Florida
2 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with James Monroe Summers - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1897
Family with Edna Ruth Collins - View this family
himself
Guy Welch
Birth: June 29, 1890 28 22Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas
Death: January 30, 1973, St Lucie, Florida
wife
son
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son
Guy R Welch
Birth: September 17, 1925 35 27Illinois
Death: May 13, 2007Bradenton, Manatee, Florida
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wife
step-son
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step-daughter
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Death
given as 29 Jan 1973 on the SSDI
Shared note
In the 1900 US Federal Census for Bruce, LaSalle, Illinois, 39-year-old Illinois-born James M Summers and his 30-year-old Indiana-born wife Lizzie [McCaslin Welch] Summers have been married three years. Lizzie has borne two children by her previous marriage to John Welch, and these two Kansas-born children are living with them, 9-year-old Guy and 7-year-old Floyd Welsh. The census taker has recorded their last name as Summers. Also in this household are James' Kansas-born children by his first wife, Clara E Mott, 15-year-old Eola, 11-year-old Ralph, 9-year-old Elbert and 7-year-old Clarence. The family is living in a rented house. All the children have attended school for nine months in the past year. James is a Railroad conductor who has had no months without work. The adults are literate and speak English. James' parents were born in Illinois; Lizzie's father was born in Indiana and her mother in Pennsylvania; Guy and Floyd's father was born in Ohio and their mother in Indiana; Eola, Ralph, Elbert and Clarence's father was born in Illinois and their mother in Indiana. On 24 May 1917, when 26-year-old Guy Welch registers for the WWI draft, he states that he was born on 29 June 1890 in Coffeeville [sic], Kansas, that he is single without dependents and works for the A.T. & S.F. railway as a brakeman at Chillicothe, Illinois. He is tall, and of medium build with grey eyes and black hair. He is not bald and not disabled. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Chillicothe, Peoria, Indiana, 60-year-old Illinois-born James Summers, his 52-year-old Indiana-born wife Lizzy [Lizzie McCaslin Welch] Summers and her 29-year-old Kansas-born son from her first marriage, Guy Welch are living at 354 South Seventh Street in a rented house. James is an agent for a laundry company, Lizzie has no occupation, and Guy is a railroad brakeman. Everyone in the household is literate. James’ parents were born in the United States, Lizzie’s father in Indiana and her mother in Pennsylvania, Guy’s father was born in Ohio and his mother in Indiana. in the 1930 US Federal Census for Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois, 39-year-old Kansas-born railroad brakeman Guy Welch married 31-year-old New Jersey-born Edna R [Callins] Johnson when he was 29-years old. This is a second marriage for Edna as she was married for the first time at 17 years of age. Her two Illinois-born children by her first marriage are living with them, 13-year-old Richard Johnson and 11-year-old Ruth Johnson. Also in the household are Guy and Edna’s two Illinois-born children, 7-year-old Floyd C and 4-year 8-month old Guy. The family is living in a house Guy owns worth $3,000 at 105 Seventh and they own a radio. Guy is a veteran of WWI and has worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. Ruth, Richard and Floyd have all attended school in the past year. Everyone in the family can read and write except 4-year-old Guy. Guy's parents were born in the United States; Edna's parents were born in England, Richard and Ruth's father was born in Illinois; Floyd and Guy's father was born in Kansas and their mother in New Jersey On 26 Apr 1942, when 51-year-old Guy none [no middle name] Welch registers for the WWII draft with Local Board No. 1, Peoria County, Illinois, he states his place of residence is 703 Stanta Fe Ave, Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois and that his mailing address is the same, that he has a telephone, phone number 269X, and that he was born 29 Jun 1890 in Coffeyville, Kansas. The name and address of the person who will always know his address is First National Bank, Chillicothe, Illinois. He is employed by the A T & S F Railway Company in Chillicothe, Peoria, Illinois. His description is white, 5 feet 9-1/2 inches, 210 pounds, with gray eyes and hair, and a ruddy complexion. He has no obvious physical characteristics to aid in identification. Guy Welch, born 29 Jun 1890, died 29 Jan 1973 in St Lucie County, Florida. His Social Security number was issued through the Railroad Board before 1951.