May 23, 1891 Arnsberg Cape Girardeau County Missouri, USA
Oct. 30, 1969 Milton-Freewater Umatilla County Oregon, USA
Edward was the son of George Washington and Marie Caroline Katherine Strueve. He married Bertha Cathleen Niswonger on December 26, 1919 in Jackson Cape Girardeau, Missouri. They were the parents of two children: Charles Lloyd "Chuck" Welker and Alta L. Welker-Williams.