Robert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher

Robert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher

b: 20 MAY 1882
d: 11 NOV 1943
Biography


Welwyn
Saskatchewan

Canada From Betty Corinne Riddell, nee Welcher, December 2000:

Robert Mitchell Welcher was born May 20 1882, the oldest son of Charles William and Martha Welcher. Bob and his cousin James Marshall came to Eden Manitoba in 1906. James was trained as a blacksmith in England and worked at his trade in Eden. Bob worked in several places before he and James came to Welwyn, Saskatchewan to take over the blacksmith shop. Bob worked on farms and did a lot of breaking of land. He was a grain buyer for the Farmers Elevator until it was sold to the United Grain Growers where he continued employment until 1942 when he retired due to poor health. Bob died November 11, 1943.

Bob married Mary Byers in 1926, second youngest daughter of Jack and Isabella Byers. Mary was born November 1, 1887 on a farm 1 mile from Welwyn and lived in Welwyn village following her marriage. Mary died January 11, 1992.
Facts
  • 20 MAY 1882 - Birth - ; Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England
  • 11 NOV 1943 - Death - ; Buried in the cemetery at Welwyn, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 11 JUN 1882 - Fact -
  • 1906 - Fact -
Ancestors
   
John Welcher , Jr
9 DEC 1814 - 27 JUL 1898
 
 
Charles William Welcher
25 SEP 1856 - 15 AUG 1935
  
  
  
Charlotte Larkman
1832 - 8 JUL 1918
 
Robert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher
20 MAY 1882 - 11 NOV 1943
  
 
  
 
 
Martha Ann Marshall
1855 - 6 NOV 1930
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Charles William Welcher
Birth25 SEP 185627 Primrose Hill, Doddington, March, Cambridgeshire, England
Death15 AUG 1935
FatherJohn Welcher , Jr
MotherCharlotte Larkman
PARENT (F) Martha Ann Marshall
Birth1855
Death6 NOV 1930
Father? Preston
Mother?
CHILDREN
MJames Welcher
Birth17 SEP 1888
Death
Marriage23 APR 1919to Mabel Beatrice Davies at Rocanville, Saskatchewan, Canada
FEvelyn Maud Welcher
Birth1893Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England. Baptised 25 June 1893, date of birth unknown.
Death
Marriageto ? Heading
MAlderman James Welcher
Birth1887Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England. Baptised 30 October 1887, date of birth unknown.
Death4 AUG 1964Duncan, British Columbia, Canada (possibly, see 'More - Fact')
MRobert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher
Birth20 MAY 1882Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England
Death11 NOV 1943Buried in the cemetery at Welwyn, Saskatchewan, Canada
Marriage1926to Mary Byers
MHubert Stanley Welcher
Birth1889Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England. Baptised 28 July 1889, date of birth unknown.
Death
Marriageto ?
MJohn William Welcher
Birth1884Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England. Date of baptism, date of birth unknown.
Death23 JUN 1935
FRose Ada Welcher
Birth1878Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England.
Death
Marriageto ? Garner
FElsie Welcher
Birth
DeathBuried in Doddington Churchyard
Marriageto George Kingham
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Robert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher
Birth20 MAY 1882Doddington, Cambridgeshire, England
Death11 NOV 1943 Buried in the cemetery at Welwyn, Saskatchewan, Canada
Marriage1926to Mary Byers
FatherCharles William Welcher
MotherMartha Ann Marshall
PARENT (F) Mary Byers
Birth1 NOV 18970r 1887?
Death11 JAN 1992 Buried in the cemetery at Welwyn, Saskatchewan, Canada
Marriage1926to Robert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher
FatherJack Byers
MotherIsabella
CHILDREN
Private
Birth
Death
Marriageto Alexander Frazer
Private
Birth
Death
Marriage6 AUG 1955to William Murray Riddell
Private
Birth
Death
Marriage10 NOV 1962to Private
Private
Birth
Death
Marriage7 DEC 1959to Private
Evidence
[S11185] Betty Ridell (nee Welcher) & Bill Welcher fax from Canada dated 31 May 2000, followed by email (can_wel) later in the year.
[S8852] Doddington Parish Registers 1600-1900
Descendancy Chart
Robert (Bob) Mitchell Welcher b: 20 MAY 1882 d: 11 NOV 1943
Mary Byers b: 1 NOV 1897 d: 11 JAN 1992