Bio: Wilson, Eliza Leggett Contact: Karen

Surnames: Wilson, Leggett, Swan, Welch

----Sources: Federal and State Census Reports, Wisconsin Death Index and Family Records

Wilson, Eliza (1834 - 1907)

Eliza worked as a midwife around SE Wisconsin where she rode stagecoaches to get where she was needed. She would help women in childbirth, tend the sick and dying and lay out the dead. She taught her daughter Blanche (Leggett) Welch the same skills.

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Thorp village, Clark, Wisconsin, family number: 133, page 477, line #25

Blanche Welch, white, married female
place of birth: parent 1: New York
place of birth: parent 2: New York

Household Members
head Wm Welch M 47y Wisconsin
wife Blanche Welch F 39y (1866 New York)
son Wm Welch M 20y Wisconsin
son Ray Welch M 17y Wisconsin
daughter Lillian Welch F 14y Wisconsin
daughter Emma Welch F 12y Wisconsin
daughter Georgia Welch F 10y Wisconsin
daughter Gladys Welch F 3y Wisconsin
son Floyd Welch M 1m Wisconsin

Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950

Elizabeth Legate Brown Wilson
gender: Female
baptism/christening date: 18 Feb 1838
baptism/christening place: Barony, Lanark, Scotland
birth date: 17 Jan 1838
father's name: Archibald Wilson
mother's name: Jean Swan

Wisconsin Deaths

Samuel Wilson
gender: Male
burial place: Dover, Racine, Wisconsin
death date: 18 Aug 1902
death place: Dover, Racine, Wisconsin
age: 81
birth date: 27 Jul 1821
birthplace: Scotland
occupation: Farmer
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Eliza Wilson
father's name: Samuel Wilson
father's birthplace: Scotland
mother's name: Eliza Wilson
mother's birthplace: Scotland



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