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Michael Isreal Welch
Birth: Nov. 2, 1844
Newnan
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1908
Sanford
Seminole County
Florida, USA

Inventor. He invented the railroad car coupling, which he patented (US Patent 801,121), took to Chicago and sold for $2,000. He was killed by his own invention when he was caught by two railroad car couplings. (bio by: Cherie Ellis) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Frances Elizabeth Prince Welch (1849 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph H. Welch (1866 - 1946)*
  Milton Moore Welch (1873 - 1947)*
  Jennie Lenora Welch Dorough (1875 - 1954)*
  Charles William Welch (1877 - 1929)*
  Thomas Jefferson Welch (1879 - 1964)*
  Minnie Welch Mize (1882 - 1961)*
  Mattie E Welch Palmer (1884 - 1910)*
  Mark Irwin Welch (1887 - 1940)*
  Naomi Welch Bozeman (1890 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunnyside Cemetery
Cordele
Crisp County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Cherie Ellis
Record added: Mar 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8538099
Michael Isreal Welch
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Michael Isreal Welch
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