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Adonijah Strong Welch (b. April 12, 1821, d. March 13, 1889)Adonijah Strong Welch (son of Bliss Welch and Elizabeth Strong) was born April 12, 1821 in East Hampton, Conn, and died March 13, 1889 in Pasadena, CA.He married (1) Eunice P. Buckingham on April 12, 1859 in Mt. Vernon, OH, daughter of Catharinus F. Buckingham.He married (2) Mary Hortsen Beaumont on February 03, 1868 in Jonesville, MI, daughter of Abram Lovett Beaumont and Clarissa Gregg Holley.
Notes for Adonijah Strong Welch:
President of Iowas State College at Ames, Iowa from 1868-1883.
He and Mary had 2 children.They are buried in the cemetary at Iowa State College.There is no name on one headstone and the other has the name Witter with no dates.
More About Adonijah Strong Welch:
Burial: Unknown, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa.
Fact 1: Admitted to the Bar.
Fact 2: Principal, Union School, Jonesville, Mi.
Fact 3: Developed first graded school in the State of Michigan.
Fact 4: Principal, Union School, Ypsilanti, MI.
Fact 5: Lifelong champion of womens rights.
Fact 6: Helped bring Florida into the union.
Fact 7: 1869, Elected Senator from Florida.
Fact 8: May 1868, Services sought for Iowas State College Presidency.
Fact 9: May 1868, Accepted as first President of Iowa State Collegege.
Graduation: 1846, University of Michigan.
More About Adonijah Strong Welch and Eunice P. Buckingham:
Marriage: April 12, 1859, Mt. Vernon, OH.
More About Adonijah Strong Welch and Mary Hortsen Beaumont:
Marriage: February 03, 1868, Jonesville, MI.
Children of Adonijah Strong Welch and Eunice P. Buckingham are:
- +William Buckingham Welch, b. February 13, 1860, Ypsilanti, MI, d. May 1946.
- +Genevive Welch, b. September 16, 1862, Ypsilanti, MI, d. March 23, 1883, Ames IA.
- Harry Welch, b. 1864, Ypsilanti, MI, d. date unknown, Joplin, MO.
Children of Adonijah Strong Welch and Mary Hortsen Beaumont are:
- Witter Welch, b., Ames IA, d. date unknown, Ames, IA.
- Lily Welch, b., Ames Iowa, d. date unknown, Ames IA.