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 Caroline Elizabeth “Lizzie” <I>Welch</I> Felker

Caroline Elizabeth “Lizzie” Welch Felker

Fairfield County, South Carolina, USA
Death 22 Jun 1896 (aged 71)
Linden, Cass County, Texas, USA
Burial Linden, Cass County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 6839306 · View Source
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Born to ?? Welch. Does anyone know the names of her parents?

Caroline married Ruben Felker (1818-1901) about 1841 in Fairfield County, SC.

Eight children:
• Texana Felker Clark (1842-1929)
• Eliza Ann Felker Clark (1844-1880)
• Frances B. "Frankie" Felker Rogers (1847-8/1879 in Marion County, TX; grave is lost)
• Jesse Edward Felker (1850-1928)
• James Welch Felker (2/1853-1926; every census calls him John Felker, not James Felker)
• Theodocia Felker (1857-before 1872 in SC; grave is lost)
• Mary Edith Felker Sanders (1859-1885)
• Millicent A "Minnie" Felker Sanders (1861-1956)

The entire family moved from South Carolina to Marion County, Texas in 1872.

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Aged 72 yrs., 8 mos., 10 days
She died as she lived, trusting in God,
For God hath marked each sorrowing day,
And numbered every secret tear.
And heaven's long age of bliss shall pay
For all his children suffer here.






  • Maintained by: Dawn Kelley
  • Originally Created by: MB
  • Added: 8 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6839306
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Elizabeth “Lizzie” Welch Felker (12 Oct 1824–22 Jun 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6839306, citing Old Bear Creek Cemetery, Linden, Cass County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dawn Kelley (contributor 47319272) .