William Welsh1

#22544, (7 June 1845 - )
Father*Edward Welsh1 (c 1800 - 1882)
Mother*Mary Barry1 (s 1810 - b 1851)
Birth*7 June 1845He was born on 7 June 1845 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (The Story of Melrose says he was b. in Ireland.)1,2 
Baptism30 June 1845He was baptized on 30 June 1845 at Chapelle de la baie du Chimougoui, Shemogue, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.2 
1851He appeared on the census of 1851 in the household of Edward Welsh at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG, age 5, b. NB; (neis. Jeremiah McCarty; Daniel Connell; Daniel Donovan; Johanna (Long) Donovan.)3 
1861He appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of Edward Welsh and Mary Mahoney, age 16, b. NB; (neis. Mary Riley; Daniel and Honora Donovan; Daniel and Mary McCarty; Jeremiah and Mary McCarthy.)4 


  1. [S79] Rev. Edward Savage, The Story of Melrose, Westmorland County (copy from Université Saint Joseph Archives, Moncton), transcription online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbwestmo/history.htm, p. 26-27, Welsh brothers from Ireland. 1. John, arr. "shortly after the Barrys to whom he was related," children John, Edward, Mrs. Hennessey, Mary Carrigan and Michael. 2. Edward and his sons Edward, John and William followed, with brother-in-law Daniel Donovan, Daniel Carty, Jeremiah McCarthy, and Daniel O'Connell. Edward marr. (second) wid. Murphy [first wife not named; Donovan, McCarrthy and O'Donnell were neis. of Edward Welsh in the 1851 census.].
  2. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Shemogue [Chimogoui, St-Barthélemi], Cte Westmorland, 1813-1855 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), p. 77, B-26. William Walsh, son of Edward Walsh and Mary Barry, b. 7 Jun 1845, bapt. 30 Jun 1845 by John Sweeney; sponsors John Walsh and Mary Barry. Online Ancestry.com.
  3. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Edward (53), wid., farmer, b. Ireland, entered Colony Jun 1841.
  4. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. Edward (59), b. Ireland, farmer; Mary (46), b. Ireland.