I suspect that the following Arthur E. WELKER (1867-1948) is very poss the Arthur E. WELKER who was previously married to Ada (nee LIVETT) WELKER (1883-1914). See message #78 on this forum.
From Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Probate Court Historical Marriage Index:
Bride: Charlotte R. CONE Groom: Arthur E. WELKER Volume: 0101 - Page: 0271 NOTE: Per guide to marriage volumes, marriages in volume #0101 occured sometime btwn Oct 1916 & Jan 1917 in Cuyahga County, Ohio
Info from Ohio death certificate:
Reg. Dist. No. 8119 - State File No. //unreadable// Arthur E. Welker born: 25 Sep 1867 Cleveland, Ohio died: 25 Jan 1948 at residence, 1299 Hall Ave., Lakewood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio age: 80 years 4 months 0 days buried: 27 Jan 1948 Lakeview Cemetery married - husband of Charlott //as spelled// father: Joseph Welker born Germany mother: Marguerite Myers born Cleveland, Ohio informant: Mrs. A. E. Welker
Info from Cleveland Public Lbrary Necroogy Files:
Id#: 0385469 Name: Welker, Arthur E. Date: Jan 26 1948 Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necroogy File, Reel #084. Notes: Welker, Arthur E., beloved husband of Charlotte (nee Cone), father of Era C. of Cleveland, Arthur E. Jr. of Pittsburg, Pa., and Helen McNeil, brother of Charles S., Mary Welker and Mrs.Emma Lavelle; grandfather, and great-grandfather;residencve, 12999 Hall Ave. Friends may call at the Branch-Kauffman, Funeral Home, 1605 Detroit Ave. After 8:30 P. M. Mon. Services will be held Tues., Jan. 27, at 3:30 p. m.
Id#: 0778737 Name: Welker, Charlotte Date: Jan 22 1953 Source: Source unknown; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #165. Notes: Welker, Charlotte (nee Cone), beloved wife of the later Arthur E.; sister of Mrs. Anna Foster (deceased), Mrs. Edna Wendt, Laura K. Cone (deceased) and Nina I. Cone; former residence, Hall Ave., Lakewood. Friends may call at the Sandals 0 Branch - Kaufman Funeral Home, 16605 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, where services will be hed Thursday, Jan. 22, at 1:30 p. m. Interment Lake View cemetery.
Confirmation of this being the Arthur E. WELKER who was previously married to Ada (nee LIVETT) WELKER, appreciated.
In addition, suspect the following may be a record of a Cuyahoga County, marriage of Arthur's son, Arthur E. Welker (Jr.):
Bride: Eleanor HIGGS Groom: Arthur E. WELKER Volume: 0248 - Page 0217 NOTE: The guide to marriages volumes does not include volume #248.