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date: 29 May 2020

Welch [née Welsh], Elisabeth Margaretlocked

(1904–2003)
  • Stephen Bourne

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Welch [née Welsh], Elisabeth Margaret (1904–2003), singer and actress, was born on 27 February 1904 at West 61st Street, New York. Her father, John Wesley Welsh, was born in Havre de Grace, Harford, Maryland, about 1860, of mixed African-American and American Indian ancestry (his mother came from the Lenape tribe in ...

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