Welder Family Members in Early Bee County

Description:

Photograph of members of the Welder Family. Included in the picture are Louisa Welder, her daughter Mrs. Mary O’Connor along with Henry Welder, Jim O’Connor, and Chrys Wood. In 1874 Tom Welder, son of Thomas and Louisa Welder of Refugio Co., moved to Bee County and took up ranching. He drove horses, mules, and cattle to Louisiana and Kansas, and was a rancher his entire life. He served as Bee County Commissioner for twenty-two years and was Vice President of the Beeville Bank and Trust. Other Welder family members ranched in Bee County, and the Welder Family is known throughout South Texas as ranchers, businessmen, and community leaders.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bee County - Beeville
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Bee County Historical Commission
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
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Place
United States - Texas - Bee County - Beeville
Era
Spanish Texas, 1690-1821
Description:

Photograph of members of the Welder Family. Included in the picture are Louisa Welder, her daughter Mrs. Mary O’Connor along with Henry Welder, Jim O’Connor, and Chrys Wood. In 1874 Tom Welder, son of Thomas and Louisa Welder of Refugio Co., moved to Bee County and took up ranching. He drove horses, mules, and cattle to Louisiana and Kansas, and was a rancher his entire life. He served as Bee County Commissioner for twenty-two years and was Vice President of the Beeville Bank and Trust. Other Welder family members ranched in Bee County, and the Welder Family is known throughout South Texas as ranchers, businessmen, and community leaders.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Keyword(s): porches
Partner:
Bee County Historical Commission
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BEHC_b001-059
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth78742
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image