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JayCee
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My great uncle was John Francis Welsh, aka "Martinelli the Great, the Tie,
Chain and Handcuff King". Has anyone ever run across ANY information about
him ???? Originally from Savannah, Georgia, he performed throughout the US. I have been unable to find anything about him since the 1930's when he would have still been a relatively young man. I saw online where he performed in Delaware at a church carnevale in 1934, but other than info handed down through the family that he "went out west, possibly to California" I do not know whatever became of him. There is an undated family photo of him tied in chains and handcuffs, but nothing else. Any info would be appreciated. TIA
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There's a brief reference to him making an appearance in 1934 at the following URL

http://www.stanthonynet.org/festival/about.html

It seems to be an annual festival in Wilmington, DE
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