Eudora Welty's mother was a descendant of Isham Andrews, Revolutionary War soldier from Virginia, who was a cousin of my Andrews ancestor.
Edward Raboteau Andrews b. 1862 VA. (Chesterfield Co.?) m. Eudora Carden. Their daughter:
Chestina Andrews 1883-1966 Christian Webb Welty and lived in Jackson, Miss. in the house Eudora lived all her life. (His mother could have been a Webb.)
They had 3 children: 1. Eudora Welty, the author 2. Edward Welty 3. Walter Webb Welty.
Walter Webb Welty married Mittie Elizabeth Creekmore, a great niece of John F. Wier (Weir) and Ann Eliza Wier/Weir Creekmore, great-uncle and great-aunt of my own grandmother, Lucille Weir Thomas also.She was older than Eudora Welty and told about meeting her once at a gathering before she became well known as a writer (and Miss Welty took an immense dislike to her).