Georgia L Wells1

F, #39662, b. February 1888
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Moulton, Appanoose Co., Iowa, USAG; 1900 United States Federal Census
    about Ab Wells
    Name: Ab Wells
    Home in 1900: Moulton, Appanoose, Iowa
    Age: 59
    Birth Date: Oct 1846
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to head-of-house: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Spouse's Name: Martha Wells
    Marriage year: 1882
    Marital Status: Married
    Years married: 18
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ab Wells 59
    Martha Wells 54
    Ruth Wells 18
    Dack Wells 15
    Georgie Wells 12

    ; Head of Household=Absalom Abner Wells

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1900; Washington Twp, Appanoose Co, Iowa.

St Clair Carroll1

M, #39663, b. circa 1829
  • Reference: W999 ID395

Family: Martha Ann Wells b. 6 Apr 1833

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Samuel Wells1

M, #39664, b. circa 1848
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Bristol, Morgan Co., Ohio, USAG; 1850 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: Ohio
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Bristol, Morgan, Ohio
    Family Number: 1630
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 28
    Nancy Wells 27
    Benjamin Wells 5
    James Wells 3
    Samuel Wells 2
    Augustine Wells 0; Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Edward Wells1

M, #39665, b. 1752
  • Reference: W009 ID395

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Alexander Wells1

M, #39666, b. 1754
  • Reference: W009 ID395

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Nancy Talbott1

F, #39667, b. 1822, d. before 1900
  • Reference: W999 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: 2 November 1842; Mrs. Wells (Talbott)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Bristol, Morgan Co., Ohio, USAG; 1850 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: Ohio
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Bristol, Morgan, Ohio
    Family Number: 1630
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 28
    Nancy Wells 27
    Benjamin Wells 5
    James Wells 3
    Samuel Wells 2
    Augustine Wells 0; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Liberty, Putnam Co., Missouri, USAG; 1860 United States Federal Census
    about J C Wells
    Name: J C Wells
    Age in 1860: 38
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Liberty, Putnam, Missouri
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Chariton Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    J C Wells 38
    Nancy Wells 37
    Benj Wells 17
    Jas Wells 15
    Samuel Wells 13
    August Wells 10
    Luceta Wells 8
    Alice Wells 6
    Basel E Wells 3; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Lebanon, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1870 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Age in 1870: 48
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1870: Lebanon, Cooper, Missouri
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 48
    Nancy Wells 47
    Benjamin Wells 26
    Lucetta Wells 17
    Alice Wells 15
    Bagebel C Wells 12
    Eliza C Wells 21
    James W Wells 8/12
    Charles F Woolery 17

    ; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1880; Boonville, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1880 United States Federal Census
    about Craig Wells
    Name: Craig Wells
    Home in 1880: Boonville, Cooper, Missouri
    Age: 58
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Nancy Wells
    Father's birthplace: Virginia
    Mother's birthplace: Virginia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Livestock Dealer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Craig Wells 58
    Nancy Wells 58
    Baziteel Wells 23
    Alice Wells 25; Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Family: James Craig Wells b. May 1822

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Marriage Records,Broderbund Automated Archives, Ohio, CD#400.

Benjamin Wells1

M, #39668, b. 11 November 1843, d. 23 July 1901
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Bristol, Morgan Co., Ohio, USAG; 1850 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: Ohio
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Bristol, Morgan, Ohio
    Family Number: 1630
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 28
    Nancy Wells 27
    Benjamin Wells 5
    James Wells 3
    Samuel Wells 2
    Augustine Wells 0; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Liberty, Putnam Co., Missouri, USAG; 1860 United States Federal Census
    about J C Wells
    Name: J C Wells
    Age in 1860: 38
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Liberty, Putnam, Missouri
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Chariton Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    J C Wells 38
    Nancy Wells 37
    Benj Wells 17
    Jas Wells 15
    Samuel Wells 13
    August Wells 10
    Luceta Wells 8
    Alice Wells 6
    Basel E Wells 3; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Lebanon, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1870 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Age in 1870: 48
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1870: Lebanon, Cooper, Missouri
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 48
    Nancy Wells 47
    Benjamin Wells 26
    Lucetta Wells 17
    Alice Wells 15
    Bagebel C Wells 12
    Eliza C Wells 21
    James W Wells 8/12
    Charles F Woolery 17

    ; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1900; Kelly, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1900 United States Federal Census
    about Benjamin Wells
    Name: Benjamin Wells
    [Benjamin Wills]
    Home in 1900: Kelly, Cooper, Missouri
    [Bunceton, Cooper, Missouri]
    Age: 56
    Birth Date: Nov 1843
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to head-of-house: Head
    Father's name: James C Wells
    Father's Birthplace: Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
    Spouse's Name: Eliza Wells
    Marriage year: 1868
    Marital Status: Married
    Years married: 32
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Benjamin Wells 56
    Eliza Wells 51
    Mary Wells 25
    Harold Wells 6
    James C Wells 78

    ; Head of Household=Eliza Katherine Weedin, Head of Household=Mary Wells, Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Family: Eliza Katherine Weedin b. 3 Sep 1848, d. 19 Aug 1932

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

James Witten1

M, #39669, b. circa 1826
  • Reference: W999 ID395

Family: Rachel Griffith Wells b. 14 Dec 1830

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Augustine Wells1

M, #39670, b. February 1850
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Bristol, Morgan Co., Ohio, USAG; 1850 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: Ohio
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Bristol, Morgan, Ohio
    Family Number: 1630
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 28
    Nancy Wells 27
    Benjamin Wells 5
    James Wells 3
    Samuel Wells 2
    Augustine Wells 0; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Liberty, Putnam Co., Missouri, USAG; 1860 United States Federal Census
    about J C Wells
    Name: J C Wells
    Age in 1860: 38
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Liberty, Putnam, Missouri
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Chariton Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    J C Wells 38
    Nancy Wells 37
    Benj Wells 17
    Jas Wells 15
    Samuel Wells 13
    August Wells 10
    Luceta Wells 8
    Alice Wells 6
    Basel E Wells 3; Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1850; Bristol Twp, Morgan Co, OH Augustine age 3/12 sex M OH.

Lucetta Wells1

F, #39671, b. circa 1852
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Liberty, Putnam Co., Missouri, USAG; 1860 United States Federal Census
    about J C Wells
    Name: J C Wells
    Age in 1860: 38
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Liberty, Putnam, Missouri
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Chariton Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    J C Wells 38
    Nancy Wells 37
    Benj Wells 17
    Jas Wells 15
    Samuel Wells 13
    August Wells 10
    Luceta Wells 8
    Alice Wells 6
    Basel E Wells 3; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Lebanon, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1870 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Age in 1870: 48
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1870: Lebanon, Cooper, Missouri
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 48
    Nancy Wells 47
    Benjamin Wells 26
    Lucetta Wells 17
    Alice Wells 15
    Bagebel C Wells 12
    Eliza C Wells 21
    James W Wells 8/12
    Charles F Woolery 17

    ; Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Alice Wells1

F, #39672, b. circa 1854
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Liberty, Putnam Co., Missouri, USAG; 1860 United States Federal Census
    about J C Wells
    Name: J C Wells
    Age in 1860: 38
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Liberty, Putnam, Missouri
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Chariton Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    J C Wells 38
    Nancy Wells 37
    Benj Wells 17
    Jas Wells 15
    Samuel Wells 13
    August Wells 10
    Luceta Wells 8
    Alice Wells 6
    Basel E Wells 3; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Lebanon, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1870 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Age in 1870: 48
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1870: Lebanon, Cooper, Missouri
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 48
    Nancy Wells 47
    Benjamin Wells 26
    Lucetta Wells 17
    Alice Wells 15
    Bagebel C Wells 12
    Eliza C Wells 21
    James W Wells 8/12
    Charles F Woolery 17

    ; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1880; Boonville, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1880 United States Federal Census
    about Craig Wells
    Name: Craig Wells
    Home in 1880: Boonville, Cooper, Missouri
    Age: 58
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Nancy Wells
    Father's birthplace: Virginia
    Mother's birthplace: Virginia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Livestock Dealer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Craig Wells 58
    Nancy Wells 58
    Baziteel Wells 23
    Alice Wells 25; Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Basil C Wells1

M, #39673, b. circa 1857
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Name Variation: Bazeleel C Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Liberty, Putnam Co., Missouri, USAG; 1860 United States Federal Census
    about J C Wells
    Name: J C Wells
    Age in 1860: 38
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1860: Liberty, Putnam, Missouri
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Chariton Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    J C Wells 38
    Nancy Wells 37
    Benj Wells 17
    Jas Wells 15
    Samuel Wells 13
    August Wells 10
    Luceta Wells 8
    Alice Wells 6
    Basel E Wells 3; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Lebanon, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1870 United States Federal Census
    about James C Wells
    Name: James C Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1822
    Age in 1870: 48
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Home in 1870: Lebanon, Cooper, Missouri
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C Wells 48
    Nancy Wells 47
    Benjamin Wells 26
    Lucetta Wells 17
    Alice Wells 15
    Bagebel C Wells 12
    Eliza C Wells 21
    James W Wells 8/12
    Charles F Woolery 17

    ; Head of Household=James Craig Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1880; Boonville, Cooper Co., Missouri, USAG; 1880 United States Federal Census
    about Craig Wells
    Name: Craig Wells
    Home in 1880: Boonville, Cooper, Missouri
    Age: 58
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
    Birthplace: Ohio
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Nancy Wells
    Father's birthplace: Virginia
    Mother's birthplace: Virginia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Livestock Dealer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Craig Wells 58
    Nancy Wells 58
    Baziteel Wells 23
    Alice Wells 25; Head of Household=James Craig Wells

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Elizabeth Witten1

F, #39674, b. 9 September 1825, d. 6 February 1887
  • Reference: W999 ID395

Family: William Franklin Wells b. 6 Apr 1826, d. 25 Sep 1916

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Putnam County, Missouri Early Pioneers,Sarah Lemen Phillips, Vol 1, p33.
  3. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Mary Dee Wells1

F, #39675, b. 11 February 1854
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • Birth*: 11 February 1854; Ohio, USAG1
  • (Bride) Marriage*: circa 18741
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: circa 1874; Mrs. Schrei (Wells)

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Chloe Belle Wells1

F, #39676, b. 4 May 1856
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: 13 December 1882; Mrs. Dye (Wells)

Family: William Dye b. c 1837

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Appanoose County Marriage Records, Bk 8, Pg 232' Wells, Chloe B. 27 to William Dye 46.

Ida May Wells1

F, #39677, b. 26 March 1858, d. 22 April 1928
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: 13 February 1880; Mrs. Cooksey (Wells)

Family: Robert Franklin Cooksey b. 16 Apr 1856, d. 25 Dec 1930

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Appanoose County Iowa Cemeteries,Appanoose Co Gene Soc, Wells Twp, p 30.

James B Wells1

M, #39678, b. 25 April 1860
  • Reference: W009 ID395

Family: Ellen D Whorton b. 18 Jul 1861

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Rachel E Wells1

F, #39679, b. 15 April 1863, d. 28 January 1926
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: circa 1885; Mrs. Probasco (Wells)

Family: Calvin R Probasco b. 3 Feb 1866, d. 22 Oct 1917

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Appanoose County Iowa Cemeteries,Appanoose Co Gene Soc, Caldwell Township, p11.

John Frank Wells1

M, #39680, b. 15 November 1865, d. 1950
  • Reference: W009 ID395

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Appanoose County Records,Iowa Appanoose County, Bk. 6, p437, birth records.

Sarah T Wells1

F, #39681, b. 22 February 1867, d. 1942
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: circa 1887; Mrs. Martin (Wells)

Family: Elmer Martin b. c 1866

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Charles C Wells1

M, #39682, b. 1870, d. 1942
  • Reference: W009 ID395

Family: Lillie M Hedrick b. 1872, d. 1952

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Margaret Anna Wells1

F, #39683, b. June 1852
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: circa 1872; Mrs. Neeb (Wells)

Family: Jacob Neeb b. c 1848

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Margaret Benefield1

F, #39684, b. circa 1835, d. circa 1912
  • Reference: W999 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Married Name: circa 1889; Mrs. Wells (Benefield)

Family: William Franklin Wells b. 6 Apr 1826, d. 25 Sep 1916

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Richard Talbott1

M, #39685, b. 25 December 1753, d. 21 December 1821
  • Reference: W999 ID395

Family: Temperance Wells b. 1 Sep 1769, d. 23 Sep 1830

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Family Archives,Broderbund Software, Vol. 4, #3857.
  4. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.
  5. Family Research in Monroe County, OH,C F Fedorchak, Vol 1, p 286 Richard Talbott is buried in a private graveyard on the farm where he died, about 2 1/2 miles above New Matamoras.
  6. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Achsah Wells1

F, #39686, b. 1753, d. 1789
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: thornley_AT_wells.org; Researcher=_ID067 _Researcher1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Note*: ''This young couple and their three children moved to the Ohio Valley and settled on a land grant south of Benjamin Wells and east of Achsah's brother, Charles Wells. Four more children were born to this couple in the Ohio Valley. Achsah died soon after the last child was born in 1789'' [Source: ''The Wells Chronicles'' Jan-Mar 1990, ''The Big Wells '' by W. A. Wells]
  • Married Name: 20 August 1770; Mrs. Talbott (Wells)

Family: Richard Talbott b. 25 Dec 1753, d. 21 Dec 1821

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.
  3. Family Archives,Broderbund Software, Vol. 4, #3857.
  4. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.
  5. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Benjamin Wells1

M, #39687, b. 7 November 1722, d. 16 February 1795
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • Birth*: 7 November 1722; St Paul's Parish, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USAG; November 7, 17223
  • Birth: 7 May 1723; Baltimore, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USAG
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 1743; Baltimore Co., Maryland, USAG; Bride=Temperance Butler1
  • Death: 26 November 1794; Independence, Washington Co., Pennsylvania, USAG
  • (Deceased) Death: 16 February 1795; Independance Twp., Washington Co., Pennsylvania, USAG; Will of Benjamin Wells Ohio Co., WV Will book 1, page 28 26 Nov 1794 IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN -- I, Benjamin Wells of Ohio Co., and commonwealth of Virginia being weak in body but of sound and perfect memory thanks be to God for the same, revoking all others do make, constitute and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say - I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Wells of Baltimore Town all my lands in Baltimore Co., State of Maryland, and also all that is due to me from the estate of Charles Ridgeley, son of John, and every other estate that I may have in possession or reversion in the said county or state with the proviso that he pay all my debts in said county of Baltimore and State of Maryland to him his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my son Amon Wells all that tract or parcel of land that I purchased of Israel Cox in this County. I likewise give to my son Amon Wells Thirty acres of land to be laid out of the tract of land on which I now live, to be laid off convenient and adjoining the tract of land aforesaid to him his heirs and assigns forever. I also give and bequeath to my said son Amon Wells all that Israel Cox is indebted to me by mortgage notes and accounts, all my interest in the said debts, I also give and bequeath to said son Amon Twenty Pounds current money of Pennsylvania to him his heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my son Caleb Wells the remaining part of the tract of land on which I now live with the proviso that my loving wife Temperance Wells is not to be interrupted nor molested in the full and quiet possession of the said land during her life, and then to my son Caleb his heirs and assigns forever. The ''Big Wells'' Family (13-2 continued - Will of Benjamin Wells) I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Sara Wells, daughter of Nicholas Wells two nigro girls (to wit) Sall and Peg, and one feather bed and furniture and two cows and calves to her heirs and assigns forever. I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Temperance Talbot two nigroes (to wit) Helen and Peter, and one feather bed and furniture to her heirs and assigns. And it is my further will and meaning that if either of these my said granddaughters should die leaving no heirs of their body, the other shall have and enjoy the whole of what is left to them in this my last will. And if they should both die not having any heirs as above, then the nigroes above given shall be considered as my estate and be equally divided among my children. And it is my will and desire that after my death seven of my nigroes shall be sold at public sale (to wit) Charles, Lucy, Abigail, Charl son of Charles, Cat, Fanny and Pole. And it is my will and desire that the interest of money arising from the sale of said slaves be the property of my loving wife Temperance Wells, and the principal to be divided among my children (hereafter to be named) after the death of my said wife. And it is my further will and desire my loving wife Temperance shall at her own discretion sell that part of the stock she sees cause and receive the interest of the money arising from such sale to her proper use, and the principal after her death divided as above. I give and bequeath to my loving wife Temperance one nigro man named Jack, and after her death it is my will and desire that the said nigro Jack be emancipated and set free. I likewise give and bequeath to my said wife the following negroes (to wit) Bashar, Abraham, Cloe and Rachel during her life and then after her death to be sold. And in case any of the said nigroes should become troublesome or misbehave it is my wish and desire that my said wife shall at her own discretion sell them and enjoy the interest of the money arising from such sales as her own property and the principal after her death to be divided among my children as my estate. And my further will and desire is that after the death of my loving wife Temperance Wells that then the residue of my estate that is not here given and legacied away, that is to say - the principal monies arising from the sales directed above and every other property that shall be to divide at the time of my wife's death be equally divided among my children as follows (to wit) -- Charles Wells, Absalom Wells, William Wells, Amon Wells, Caleb Wells and Sarah Walters - or their heirs after my just debts are paid. And I appoint my son Charles and my loving wife Temperance Wells executor and executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness thereof I, the said Benjamin Wells, have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty sixth day of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-four (1794). Signed: Benjamin Wells Signed and sealed in the presence of us: George Hammond, Samuel Adams, William Adams [source: Orin Wells - Wells Family Association] [source: Familysearch.org (AFN:99JT-77)]1,4
  • (Deceased) Death*: 16 February 1795; Brooke Co., West Virginia, USAG1
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: thornley_AT_wells.org; Researcher=_ID067 _Researcher1,4
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • Milit-Beg: 1776; Maryland, USAG; 1776 1) TOOK OATH OF ALLEGIANCE & FIDELITY3
  • NSDAR: 1776; Maryland, USAG; Type: NSDAR 17765,3
  • NSDAR*: Maryland, USAG; 18     WELLS, BENJAMIN      NSDAR #: A122311     11-7-1722    ST PAULS PAR BALTIMORE CO MARYLAND     POST 11-26-1794     OHIO CO VIRGINIA          MARYLAND    Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE     1) TOOK OATH OF ALLEGIANCE & FIDELITY

Family: Temperance Butler b. bt 17 Jun 1724 - 17 Jun 1726, d. 19 Feb 1800

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jeff Wells.
  3. Unknown author, Members.
  4. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.
  5. Unknown author, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Patriot Index,Subject: Military - American Revolution, Film: http://www.nsdar.org.

Temperance Butler1

F, #39688, b. between 17 June 1724 and 17 June 1726, d. 19 February 1800
  • Reference: W999 ID395

Family: Benjamin Wells b. 7 Nov 1722, d. 16 Feb 1795

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

James Craig1

M, #39689, b. circa 1773
  • Reference: W999 ID395

Family: Achsah Wells b. 17 Sep 1777, d. 21 Apr 1850

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Patrick N. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSXID055~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 17:37:37.,_ID055 _Researcher.
  3. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.

Absalom Wells1

M, #39690, b. 11 July 1755, d. 23 December 1820
  • Reference: W009 ID395
  • Birth*: 11 July 1755; Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USAG
  • (Groom) Marriage*: November 1776; Baltimore Co., Maryland, USAG; She weighed 99 pounds, ''a witch''s weight''; Bride=Michal Owings Wells2,1
  • Death: 22 December 1820; Wellsburg, Brooke Co., West Virginia, USAG; Son of Benjamin Wells and Temperance Butler
    m: Michal Wells Nov 1776, Baltimore MD
    ch include:
    WELLS
    -Achsah "Action" b: 17 Apr 1777-21 Apr 1850 m: James Craig, 1796, ch inc: Absalom, Temperance, Nancy, Butler, Michael, Victor, Bezaleel, Dorinda CRAIG. Her son Absalom was one of the two grandchildren named in her father's Will abstract dated Sep. 1820.

    -Jesse 1779-1872. Note seen in some trees as 1804-1872, the youngest child of Absolom and Michal Wells - researching.

    -Butler b: 18 May 1781/MD-1862/Washington Co OH m: Chloe Mobley, ch Warren H., Absalom/infant, Edward J, Sarah G, Howard, Temperance, John D, Mordecai, Rachel G, Martha A, Ben A., Dorinda A.

    -Temperance b: 18 Mar 1784/VA-8 Oct 1861/Pike Co MO. m: John K. Neff Jul 8 1802, Brooke WV, ch inc: Temperance, Nancy, Christopher, Maria, John Wells NEFF.

    -Joseph Sep 22 1787-Dec 17 1868/Union OH - relationship not proved, unlikely as he is not named in Absolom's Sept. 1820 Will abstract.

    -Benjamin Spot b: 14 Mar 1786/MD-13 May 1870/Morgan Co OH m: Kezia Lewis, ch inc: Hannah G., Francis A. WELLS

    -Michal b: 19 Aug 1788/MD-after 1833 m1: Allen Metcalf, ch inc Benjamin Wells Metcalf; m2: Joseph Lazair Jan 29 1817. Michal is not named in her father's Will abstract, altho her son, Benjamin Wells Metcalf is one of two grandchildren named.

    -Nicholas 1789-1820 m: Elizabeth Robinson - not named in father's Sep 1820 Will abstract, may have already died.

    -John Dusty b: 25 Jul 1790/VA-2 Mar 1841/Tyler Co WV m1) Ruth Wells, m20 Mary Ruffner Wells

    -Leah b: 1792/VA-Jul 13 1852/Monroe Co OH m: Charles Wells 1816/Baltimore Co MD. ch inc Dorinda 1815-1904/Lewis MO who m: Simeon Martin.

    -Sarah "Sally" b: 1794/VA-abt 1870, died in Missouri, Ft. Bend TX, m: Samuel Williamson

    -Absolom b: c. 1798/VA-May 1831/Wellsburg. Relationship not proved as he was not named in his presumed father's Sept 1820 Will abstract.

    -Bazaleel/Bazalleel/Bazelleel "Basil" b: 26 May 1799/VA-4 Nov 1874/Wellsburg m: Ruth Hedges (not proved), m: Nancy McIntire 1819, 12 ch.

    -Dorinda b: 28 Dec 1801/VA-10 May 1835/Wellsburg m: Richard Hardesty Talbot/Tolbert/Talbott (1794-1848) in 1820. He was son of Richard Talbot and Temperence Wells. Ch of Richard H and Dorinda inc Richard Hardesty Talbott Jr/III. 1824-1882/Sisterville who m: Mary Isabelle Wells and had at least 9 ch.

    -Jesse 1804-1872. Note seen in some trees as 1779-1872. He is the last named son in Absolom's Will abstract, supporting a DOB of 1804.

    NOTE: Most births were in Maryland or Wellsburg, Brook CO. VA, which is now Wellsburg, Brooke Co. WV.

    1850 Brooke WV: WELLS Basil/51, Nancy/51, Absolom/30, Michael/20, Eliza/24, Chablett/18, Basil/16, Ann/13, John/10, Richard/9, Abraha/Abraham/30; LINTON Joseph/21/VA, Mary/55/VA

    1860 Brooke WV: WELLS Bazl/61, Nancy/61, Bagl/25/VA, John D/20/VA, Richard T/18/VA, William B/15/VA, Bagl W/5, SCHELL Bagl/5/IL; STALKS Eliza/21/PA; McDUGAN Wealthy/13/VA/F.

    1870 Brooke WV: WELLS Bazl/71/wd, SCHELL Bazl/16.

    The following Will abstract, dated Sep 1820, courtesy of Bill, who is from Absolom's daughter, Temperance Wells Neff line, with thanks:

    "Brooke Co., VA (WV) Wills abstracts.

    Absolon Wells, names wife Michal Wells:

    Sons: Butler, Benjamin, John, Bazaleel and Jesse.

    Daughters: Dorina Wells, Action Craig, Temperance Wells, Leah Wells, Sarah Williamson,

    Grandsons: Absolom Craig,, Benjamin Wells Metcalf

    Exec's: James Craig, Butler Wells & John Wells.
    Wit's: Wm Vance, David Coleman, Robert Blair
    Will Dated Sept 1820; Proven: .............
    (need date proven, Will Book and page. wan)"
  • (Deceased) Death*: 23 December 1820; Brooke Co., West Virginia, USAG2,1
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID055 _Researcher1
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: rwells 1938 @ gmail.com; Researcher=_ID074 _Researcher1,3
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: thornley_AT_wells.org; Researcher=_ID067 _Researcher1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID395 _Researcher1
  • NSDAR: 1776; Virginia, USAG; Type: NSDAR 17764,5
  • Milit-Beg: 1776; Virginia, USAG; 1776 1) OATH OF ALLEGIANCE & FIDELITY5
  • NSDAR*: 1776; Virginia, USA; WELLS, ABSALOM Ancestor #: A021735 Service: VIRGINIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE Birth: 11 Jul 1755 BALTIMORE CO MARYLAND Death: 23 Dec 1820 BROOKE CO VIRGINIA Service Description: 1) OATH OF ALLEGIANCE & FIDELITY

Family: Michal Owings Wells b. 12 Mar 1759, d. 20 Jun 1831

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.
  3. Roger Wayne Wells, 1786 Bellcastle Road, Lexington, KY 40505-2708, 859-299-4483 as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID074_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:06:37.,_ID074 _Researcher.
  4. Unknown author, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Patriot Index,Subject: Military - American Revolution, Film: http://www.nsdar.org.
  5. Unknown author, Members.
  6. Patrick N. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSXID055~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 17:37:37.,_ID055 _Researcher.

Michal Owings Wells

F, #39691, b. 12 March 1759, d. 20 June 1831
  • Reference: W008 ID395

Family: Absalom Wells b. 11 Jul 1755, d. 23 Dec 1820

Citations

  1. Jack T. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID067_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:05:22.,_ID067 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Patrick N. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSXID055~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 17:37:37.,_ID055 _Researcher.
  4. Roger Wayne Wells, 1786 Bellcastle Road, Lexington, KY 40505-2708, 859-299-4483 as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID074_~1.GED and imported on 07/28/2008 at 03:06:37.,_ID074 _Researcher.
  5. Created by FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID924C~1.GED and imported on 07/02/2008 at 22:48:03.,_ID924 _Researcher.