twice removed, Welty David Shaw.
He was born 29 June, 1906, the son of Frank and Rowena Welty Shaw
in Scioto County, Ohio.
During a great flood of the Ohio River in Portsmouth in April, 1943, Welty was helping to move merchandise out of a
warehouse to higher ground. As they were loading items into the boat, it was overturned in the turbulent water. Welty was
unable to swim and he and along with two of his friends drowned in the flooded river.
He is buried in Friendship Cemetery, Scioto County, Ohio.