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Below is a family biography included in The History of Lawrence County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1888.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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C. T. Welty was born in Hocking County, Ohio, in 1852, and is a son of Christopher and S. Welty. The father was a successful tiller of the soil, and is yet living at a ripe old age. C. T. Welty resided in his native State until 1881, at which time he came to Missouri and settled in Lawrence County, where he has since been engaged in carpentering. He has met with good success at his trade, and besides his carpenter shop and residence owns some other valuable town property. He was married in 1878 to Miss Louisa Remsen, of Morgan County, Ohio, and by her is the father of two children, Alvaro and Charlie E. He and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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This family biography is one of 272 biographies included in The History of Lawrence County, Missouri published in 1888.  For the complete description, click here: Lawrence County, Missouri History, Genealogy, and Maps

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