Edw WELSH was b MD not VA.Looks like he had an interesting life.
1850 Baltimore MD WELSH E Jacob 33 MD; clerk Hannah 35 MD [nee WHEELER m. 2-1-1844 Baltimore] Edward 4 MD Mary 9/12 MD
Edw A WELSH served CW Co G 2 MD Inf 1861-65; he evidently enlisted abt the age of 15.He also served in USN 1867-69 as "ordinary seaman" on the USS Constellation, Ohio, Franklin, and Vermont. He received GSW to the face 1862 Bull Run VA; GSW to the right side at Fredericksburg.He filed for his pension 1876; Edna filed 6-20-1923, so assuming yr he died. Edw resided US Nat'l Home for DUS, Ft Monroe VA from 1894-99,again 1900-06; 5'9 1/2", blue eyes/gray hair; painter; protestant [1900 census shows him in this home, also states m 27 yrs; b 9-1846 Baltimore]
1st family? 1880 Wollerys, Carroll Co MD WELSH Edward A 34 MD: painter Sarah K 30 MD Norris 7 MD [b 1-31-1873; res Pr Geo MD as of 1940] Jacob B 2 MD Edward A 7/12 b Oct. MD BIRTHS Edward Adam WELSH b 10-22-1879 Baltimore Co s/o Edward Adam WELSH/Sarah KURTZ It appears Edw Jr was in 1900 Delaware Co PA in a training school for the feebled minded.
Kate Power WELSH b 8-5-1883 Carroll Co d/o Edward A/Sarah K