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17) Rebecca Welch, born March 1848. She married Thomas M. "Tom" Yeary, son of Benedict Yeary and Jane Moore. Tom was born August 5, 1851 and died January 25, 1926 in Claiborne Co., TN.

The 1900 census of Hancock Co., TN, District 9, includes the following entry:

Family 234

House 239

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

RELATION

BIRTHDATE

AGE

MAR. ST.

LENGTH

# CH.

Yeary

Thomas

Head

Jun 1850

50

M

16

Rebecca

Wife

Mar 1848

52

M

16

1/1

Alice

Daughter

Jan 1876

24

S

Sallie

Sister

Jan 1840

60

S

When a survey was made in 1930 for Irby Neal, his tract #1 was identified as "Lots No. 1 and No. 2 of the Tandy Welch land, which was assigned to Sarah C. Welch (Lot No. 1) and Rebecca Yeary and Thomas M. Yeary, her husband (Lot No. 2)" (see Sarah C. Welch for document). Rebecca and Tom lived in the log home that Tandy Welch had built on the bank of Powell River near the Baldwin Ford in Hancock Co., TN.

Rebecca (Welch) and Thomas M. Yeary had one child:

A)

Alice Welch Yeary, born September 7, 1875 and died December 21, 1921 in Hancock Co., TN. She is buried in the Wolfe-Welch Cemetery in Hancock Co., TN. She married William Cecil Wolfe. (Click here for a photograph of Alice Welch Yeary.)

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