Creator

Date Original

1917-1984

Description

This collection contains correspondence, deed records, photographs, military records, and estate papers pertaining to Annie Parnell Dougherty Welch’s family in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.

Biographical/Historical Note

Annie Parnell Dougherty the daughter of John and Pernellia Ann Allen Dougherty, was born in Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas on December 25, 1885. Her family relocated to Scott County, Arkansas, around 1900. In Arkansas, Annie met and married George Welch on December 25, 1904. The marriage was the first for Annie and the second for George. The union made Annie stepmother to George’s eight children and mother to 11 of their own. Sometime after April 1910, the couple relocated to a farm in Marble City, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. George died there November 6, 1947, and Annie continued to run the farm until the 1970s, when she moved to Sacramento, California. Annie died in Sacramento on March 5, 1986.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Oklahoma

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000736

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Annie Parnell Dougherty Welch papers, MS.000736

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Annie Parnell Dougherty Welch papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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