William Thomas Welcker, USMA 1851
Graduated fourth in his class of 42.
Welcker, William Thomas, b. June 24, 1830, Athens, Tenn.; d. Nov. 4, 1900. Ex officio Regent as state supt. of public instruction, 1883-87. Education: grad. 1851, West Point. Career: U.S. Army, 1851-61; Ore. law practice, 1861-64; capt., Confederate Army, 1864-65; atty., miner, steamship co. agent, 1865-68; prof. (mathematics), UCB, 1869-81; atty., 1887-1900.
GENEALOGICAL GLEANINGS FROM THE DEED BOOKS 10
THROUGH 19, 1845-1857, MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
By Jonathan K. T. Smith. MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
DEED BOOK TEN:
Chancery Court, Kingston, Roane Co., Tenn., March 23, 1846, received report of A. S. LENOIR, H. J. WELCKER and JAMES M. WELCKER, commissioners appointed by this court in Sept. 1844 in this cause, accepted the report in which the following was provided. For $5000 the land of the late HENRY WELCKER, 640 acres in Surveyor's District 10, Range 3, Section 7, Madison Co., Tenn., bought by him Dec. 9, 1829, was sold to ALBERT G. WELCKER, Oct. 16, 1845. Title to land divested from hrs CHARLES F. WELCKER, GEORGE S. WELCKER, HENRY J. WELCKER, JAMES M. WELCKER, A. S. and CATHERINE F. LENOIR, BENJAMIN F. WELCKER, A. G. WELCKER, M. G. WELCKER, DEWITT C. WELCKER, MARGARET E. WELCKER, WILLIAM THOMAS WELCKER and vested to said Albert G. Welcker. Oct. 12, 1848. Reg Dec. 8, 1848.