Charlotte Wells1,2

F, #42270, b. 1834
  • Reference: W999 ID761
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: 3520 stevenson street port coquitlam b.c. canada; Researcher=_ID761 _Researcher2,3

Citations

  1. Liz Wells, 3520 stevenson street port coquitlam b.c. canada, 6044647666 as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWBACKUPSID761X~1.GED and imported on 08/15/2008 at 11:04:53.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Liz Wells, 3520 stevenson street port coquitlam b.c. canada, 6044647666 as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWBACKUPSID761X~1.GED and imported on 08/15/2008 at 11:04:53.,_ID761 _Researcher.

_ID236 B118 _W0181,2

M, #42271, b. 236
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • Birth*: 2362,1

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.

_ID236 _Researcher1,2

M, #42272
  • Reference: W018 ID236

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Donna Lee Mc Kee1,2

F, #42273, b. 17 July 1941, d. 31 December 2012
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • Birth*: 17 July 1941; Rural, Schuyler Co., Missouri, USAG3
  • (Deceased) Death*: 31 December 2012; Shawnee, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma, USAG;
    Donna L. Wells
    Donna L. Wells, 71, of Shawnee, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in Shawnee.
    0
    Updated Jan. 2, 2013 @ 11:05 pm
    Donna L. Wells, 71, of Shawnee, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in Shawnee.
    Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at Tecumseh Cemetery with Brother David Roberts, First Assembly of God Chandler officiating.
    Services are under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
  • (Interred) Obituary*: 4 January 2013; Obituary for Donna L. Wells
    Donna L. Wells, 71, of Shawnee, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, December 31, 2012 in Shawnee.

    She was born July 17, 1941 to Harold Louis Edson and Geneive June (Steen) McKee in Schuyler County, Missouri and had fond memories of her early childhood in Missouri.

    Donna was raised in Davenport, Iowa and attended Davenport Public Schools. She was a 1959 graduate of Davenport High School.

    She married Kenneth Wells on March 25, 1963 in Davenport, Iowa.

    After marriage Donna and Kenneth moved to Dallas, Texas area where they lived and raised their family for over 30 years. They moved to the Tecumseh/Shawnee area in 2000 and have lived there ever since.

    Donna was homemaker and loved taking care of her home and family. She enjoyed doing family genealogy, listening to music, reading, especially her Bible and westerns, staying in touch with extended family and friends on Facebook and was known as “Face Booking Granny”. Donna loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. But most of all she loved spending time with her husband, Kenneth and their dogs and staying in touch with her best friend, Betty Colburn.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Geneive McKee; and one sister, Sharon Kay Anson.

    Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Kenneth Wells, of the home; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Debra Sheffield, of Wellston, OK, Leslie Dawn and Ken Wright, of Wewoka, OK and Lacy Dee and Greg Brown, of Ft. Payne, Alabama; 2 sons and daughter-in-law, Ben and Shelley Wells, of Lewisville, Texas and Louis Kenneth Wells, of Oklahoma City; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Rick and Sue McKee, of Kemp, Texas; and numerous extended family and friends.

    Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2013 at Tecumseh Cemetery with Brother David Roberts, First Assembly of God Chandler officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 11 June 1959; Mrs. Gimm (McKee)
  • Note*: June 1960; Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa, USAG; Gerald David and I divorced June 1960 in Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa Today 9/17/01 I was told per cousin Lola Fortner that dear dear friend and pass teacher Edna York passed away on 9/1/01, when I learned of Edna passing it was like losing mother again. She and husband Harold were very close friends of Moms and Dads. Edna taught me 2nd grade in a 1 room school house. I know she is with Harold and Jesus and not in anymore pain.3
  • Married Name: 25 March 1963; Mrs. Wells (Mc Kee)

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.

Luther Barnes Wells

M, #42287, b. 17 January 1904, d. 4 January 2002
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; can't find; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 27 January 1920; French, Lafayette Co., Arkansas, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben L Wells
    Name: Ben L Wells
    Home in 1920: French, Lafayette, Arkansas
    Age: 57 years
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Texas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary D
    Father's Birth Place: Alabama
    Mother's Birth Place: Texas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 667
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben L Wells 57 TX
    Mary D Wells 42 TX
    Bertha L Wells 16 TX
    John L Wells 16 LA
    Luther B Wells 15 TX
    Dalton J Wells 6 TX; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells
  • Milt-Event*: between 1934 and 1942; 144 th Texas National Guard1,2
  • Occupation*: Electrician1,2
  • Occupation: Electrician3
  • SSN: before 1951; Texas, USAG; 451-03-16173
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1993; Huntsville, Madison Co., Arkansas, USAG1,2

Family 1: Helen Mae Schwarz b. 24 Jun 1908, d. 13 Jan 1973

Family 2: Thelma R Nelson b. c 1910

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.

Helen Mae Schwarz1,2

F, #42288, b. 24 June 1908, d. 13 January 1973
  • Reference: W018 ID236

Family: Luther Barnes Wells b. 17 Jan 1904, d. 4 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Louis Benjamin Wells1,2

M, #42289, b. 1 December 1868, d. 21 October 1930
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: papawoody2469_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID182 _Researcher2,3
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • (Head of Household) Census: March 1870; can't find; Head of Household=Marion Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Head of Household=Marion Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 14 June 1900; Wood Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Wood Jpct 5, ED146, family 148
    Wells, L B, head, b: Dec 1867, age 32, married 5 years, b: TX (fathe b: AL, mother b: TX), saw mill laborer
    Wells, Della, wife, b: Aug 1877, age 22, married 5 years, 2 children born, 1 living, b: TX (same as parents)
    Wells, Zora Salie?, dau, b: Nov 1899, b: TX (same as parents); Household Member=Mary Della Steele, Household Member=Zorababel Wells4
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; can't find; Head of Household=Mary Della Steele, Head of Household=Luther Barnes Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 27 January 1920; French, Lafayette Co., Arkansas, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben L Wells
    Name: Ben L Wells
    Home in 1920: French, Lafayette, Arkansas
    Age: 57 years
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Texas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary D
    Father's Birth Place: Alabama
    Mother's Birth Place: Texas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 667
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben L Wells 57 TX
    Mary D Wells 42 TX
    Bertha L Wells 16 TX
    John L Wells 16 LA
    Luther B Wells 15 TX
    Dalton J Wells 6 TX; Household Member=Mary Della Steele, Household Member=Bertha Mae Wells, Household Member=Luther Barnes Wells, Household Member=John Lewis Wells, Household Member=Dalton Thurston Wells

Family: Mary Della Steele b. 30 Aug 1877, d. 22 Apr 1920

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Jerry Michael Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID182_~1.GED and imported on 06/14/2008 at 12:26:19.,_ID182 _Researcher.
  4. 1900 TX Wood Jpct 5, ED146, family 148 - L B Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Mary Della Steele1,2

F, #42290, b. 30 August 1877, d. 22 April 1920
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: papawoody2469_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID182 _Researcher2,3
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Note: Grandma Della died days after the twins were born. The info on the Steele's, McFarland's etc. came from a book made by Margaret Steele and copy given to Luther Barner Wells and then Luther Benjamin Wells.4
  • Name Variation: Della Steele1,2
  • Married Name: 17 March 1895; Mrs. Wells (Steele)
  • (Household Member) Census: 14 June 1900; Wood Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Wood Jpct 5, ED146, family 148
    Wells, L B, head, b: Dec 1867, age 32, married 5 years, b: TX (fathe b: AL, mother b: TX), saw mill laborer
    Wells, Della, wife, b: Aug 1877, age 22, married 5 years, 2 children born, 1 living, b: TX (same as parents)
    Wells, Zora Salie?, dau, b: Nov 1899, b: TX (same as parents); Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells5
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; can't find; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 27 January 1920; French, Lafayette Co., Arkansas, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben L Wells
    Name: Ben L Wells
    Home in 1920: French, Lafayette, Arkansas
    Age: 57 years
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Texas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary D
    Father's Birth Place: Alabama
    Mother's Birth Place: Texas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 667
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben L Wells 57 TX
    Mary D Wells 42 TX
    Bertha L Wells 16 TX
    John L Wells 16 LA
    Luther B Wells 15 TX
    Dalton J Wells 6 TX; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells

Family: Louis Benjamin Wells b. 1 Dec 1868, d. 21 Oct 1930

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Jerry Michael Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID182_~1.GED and imported on 06/14/2008 at 12:26:19.,_ID182 _Researcher.
  4. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  5. 1900 TX Wood Jpct 5, ED146, family 148 - L B Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Marion Wells1,2

M, #42291, b. 12 July 1825, d. after 12 June 1880
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Francis Marion Wells
  • Note: probably related ... all enlisted same place on same date 19TH REGIMENT LOUISIANA INFANTRY (CIVIL WAR)

    D. S. WELLS, 2nd Lt./Capt., Co. I, enlisted 11 Dec 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. Discharged 21 Jun 1862.

    M. WELLS, Pvt., Co. I, enlisted 11 Dec 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. Discharged 2 May 1862. His discharge paper says Marion Wells, Pvt., Co. E, enlisted 11 Dec 1861 at Camp Moore, LA, born Marengo Co. AL, age 37, hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion & was 6’ 1” tall.

    ROBERT A. WELLS, Pvt., Co. F, enlisted 11 Dec 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. Died 10 Sep 1863 at Greenville, AL Hospital. H3
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1850; Jackson Co., Texas, USAG; There is a Francis Marion Wells as owner on slave census but he is missing from regular census
  • Milt-Event: 11 December 1861; Tangipahoa, Tangipahoa Co., Louisiana, USAG; M. WELLS, Pvt., Co. I,
    enlisted 11 Dec 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.
    Discharged 2 May 1862. His discharge paper says Marion Wells, Pvt., Co. E, enlisted 11 Dec 1861 at Camp Moore, LA, born Marengo Co. AL, age 37, hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion & was 6’ 1” tall.
  • (Head of Household) Census: March 1870; can't find; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells, Head of Household=John William Wells
  • Residence: 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG3
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Household Member=Louis Benjamin Wells, Household Member=John William Wells, Household Member=Josphine Wells, Household Member=Lydia A Wells, Household Member=James T Wells, Household Member=Mary Rose Wells

Family: Martha Winford Daughdrill b. Sep 1844, d. 1932

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.

Martha Winford Daughdrill1,2

F, #42292, b. September 1844, d. 1932
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Note: Been unable to find Marriage info, Martha and Marion may have had a common law marriage, just jumped over the broom stick. There was Lot of that going on back then. N. A. Nelson – Detail Report By – Nollene Marsh Dated: April 20, 2005 N. A. Nelson B: December of 1854 in Norway D: July 12, 1935 in Clifton, Bosque County, Texas Married: Martha Winiford Daughdrill-Wells on July 30, 1884 in Robertson County, Texas. Permanently Separated: February 27, 1906 per deed record of a permanent division of their property, filed in the Polk County, Texas Courthouse. NOTE #1: 1900 Polk County census Precinct 5 Enum. Dist. 65 Sheet #2 June 2, 1900 #29/29 N. A. Nelson - Head of Household, White Male No one else in the household, he lived alone. Birth-date: December of 1854 Age: 45 Married: 16 years (per 1900 census) Born in Norway, Father and mother also born in Norway. Came to United States in 1875 and had been here 25 years. Was not a naturalized citizen. Data obtained from Copies of Documents from the Polk County Courthouse. State of Texas – County of Polk - Land Patent - April 16, 1900 – Per Deed Record filed in Volume 16, Page 572 & 573 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 13, 1902. Granted a Land Patent on Certificate # 241 from the STATE OF TEXAS – Governor Joseph D. Sayers – to N. A. Nelson – for 120-7/10 acres of land, situated in Polk County, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Timber Deed - November 1, 1900 – Recorded in Volume 20, page 458-460 in the Polk County Courthouse. Sold pine timber to J. C. Hill for $$330 from the 120-7/10 acre tract owned by N. A. Nelson & Martha W. Nelson for a period of 10 years. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 20, page 19 & 20 (possibly more pages) for 20 acres of land from J. M. & (Mrs.) M. J. White to N. A. Nelson in the 160 acre parcel in the W. W. Pace Survey. State of Texas – County of Polk - Sold - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 10, page 193 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 19, 1903, for 15-1/3 acres of land to J. M. White from N. A. Nelson & his wife, Martha Nelson from a part of the N. A. Nelson head-right survey, the 120-7/10 acre tract deeded to N. A. Nelson from the State of Texas. In consideration of $60. This land does not include the pine timber of the size of 12 inches or more growing on the said land. N. A. Nelson & wife, Martha Nelson reserved the right to harvest the timber for a period of 10 years starting on May 22, 1900 per their agreement with J. C. Hill. State of Texas – County of Polk - Oil & Gas Lease – May 7, 1901 – To J. E. Pervits (?) as lessee on 100 more or less in the N. A. Nelson Survey – Filed for record on May 20, 1901 and recorded on June 19, 1901. Mail for N. A. Nelson to be sent to the Leggett Post Office, Leggett, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought – September 8, 1903 - Per Deed Record filed on September 22, 1903 in Volume 20, page 21 & 22 in the Polk County Courthouse. For 160 acres of land in consideration of the sum of $375 by J. W. Wells of Polk County, Texas, paid in full to W. H. Matthews of Polk County, Texas. Said 160 acres of land is situated in the W. W. Pace survey of 320 acres of land being the same 160 acres of land sold to W. H. Matthews from T. L. Hackney by deed dated November 8, 1899, recorded in Volume 10, page 66 & 67 in the Polk County Courthouse, being the same 160 acres patented by A. (Asa) Hickman. NOTE FROM NOLLENE: Been unable to find Marriage info, Martha and Marion may have had a common law marriage, just jumped over the broom stick. There was Lot of that going on back then. N. A. Nelson – Detail Report By – Nollene Marsh Dated: April 20, 2005 N. A. Nelson B: December of 1854 in Norway D: July 12, 1935 in Clifton, Bosque County, Texas Married: Martha Winiford Daughdrill-Wells on July 30, 1884 in Robertson County, Texas. Permanently Separated: February 27, 1906 per deed record of a permanent division of their property, filed in the Polk County, Texas Courthouse. NOTE #1: 1900 Polk County census Precinct 5 Enum. Dist. 65 Sheet #2 June 2, 1900 #29/29 N. A. Nelson - Head of Household, White Male No one else in the household, he lived alone. Birth-date: December of 1854 Age: 45 Married: 16 years (per 1900 census) Born in Norway, Father and mother also born in Norway. Came to United States in 1875 and had been here 25 years. Was not a naturalized citizen. Data obtained from Copies of Documents from the Polk County Courthouse. State of Texas – County of Polk - Land Patent - April 16, 1900 – Per Deed Record filed in Volume 16, Page 572 & 573 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 13, 1902. Granted a Land Patent on Certificate # 241 from the STATE OF TEXAS – Governor Joseph D. Sayers – to N. A. Nelson – for 120-7/10 acres of land, situated in Polk County, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Timber Deed - November 1, 1900 – Recorded in Volume 20, page 458-460 in the Polk County Courthouse. Sold pine timber to J. C. Hill for $$330 from the 120-7/10 acre tract owned by N. A. Nelson & Martha W. Nelson for a period of 10 years. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 20, page 19 & 20 (possibly more pages) for 20 acres of land from J. M. & (Mrs.) M. J. White to N. A. Nelson in the 160 acre parcel in the W. W. Pace Survey. State of Texas – County of Polk - Sold - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 10, page 193 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 19, 1903, for 15-1/3 acres of land to J. M. White from N. A. Nelson & his wife, Martha Nelson from a part of the N. A. Nelson head-right survey, the 120-7/10 acre tract deeded to N. A. Nelson from the State of Texas. In consideration of $60. This land does not include the pine timber of the size of 12 inches or more growing on the said land. N. A. Nelson & wife, Martha Nelson reserved the right to harvest the timber for a period of 10 years starting on May 22, 1900 per their agreement with J. C. Hill. State of Texas – County of Polk - Oil & Gas Lease – May 7, 1901 – To J. E. Pervits (?) as lessee on 100 more or less in the N. A. Nelson Survey – Filed for record on May 20, 1901 and recorded on June 19, 1901. Mail for N. A. Nelson to be sent to the Leggett Post Office, Leggett, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought – September 8, 1903 - Per Deed Record filed on September 22, 1903 in Volume 20, page 21 & 22 in the Polk County Courthouse. For 160 acres of land in consideration of the sum of $375 by J. W. Wells of Polk County, Texas, paid in full to W. H. Matthews of Polk County, Texas. Said 160 acres of land is situated in the W. W. Pace survey of 320 acres of land being the same 160 acres of land sold to W. H. Matthews from T.Been unable to find Marriage info, Martha and Marion may have had a common law marriage, just jumped over the broom stick. There was Lot of that going on back then. N. A. Nelson – Detail Report By – Nollene Marsh Dated: April 20, 2005 N. A. Nelson B: December of 1854 in Norway D: July 12, 1935 in Clifton, Bosque County, Texas Married: Martha Winiford Daughdrill-Wells on July 30, 1884 in Robertson County, Texas. Permanently Separated: February 27, 1906 per deed record of a permanent division of their property, filed in the Polk County, Texas Courthouse. NOTE #1: 1900 Polk County census Precinct 5 Enum. Dist. 65 Sheet #2 June 2, 1900 #29/29 N. A. Nelson - Head of Household, White Male No one else in the household, he lived alone. Birth-date: December of 1854 Age: 45 Married: 16 years (per 1900 census) Born in Norway, Father and mother also born in Norway. Came to United States in 1875 and had been here 25 years. Was not a naturalized citizen. Data obtained from Copies of Documents from the Polk County Courthouse. State of Texas – County of Polk - Land Patent - April 16, 1900 – Per Deed Record filed in Volume 16, Page 572 & 573 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 13, 1902. Granted a Land Patent on Certificate # 241 from the STATE OF TEXAS – Governor Joseph D. Sayers – to N. A. Nelson – for 120-7/10 acres of land, situated in Polk County, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Timber Deed - November 1, 1900 – Recorded in Volume 20, page 458-460 in the Polk County Courthouse. Sold pine timber to J. C. Hill for $$330 from the 120-7/10 acre tract owned by N. A. Nelson & Martha W. Nelson for a period of 10 years. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 20, page 19 & 20 (possibly more pages) for 20 acres of land from J. M. & (Mrs.) M. J. White to N. A. Nelson in the 160 acre parcel in the W. W. Pace Survey. State of Texas – County of Polk - Sold - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 10, page 193 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 19, 1903, for 15-1/3 acres of land to J. M. White from N. A. Nelson & his wife, Martha Nelson from a part of the N. A. Nelson head-right survey, the 120-7/10 acre tract deeded to N. A. Nelson from the State of Texas. In consideration of $60. This land does not include the pine timber of the size of 12 inches or more growing on the said land. N. A. Nelson & wife, Martha Nelson reserved the right to harvest the timber for a period of 10 years starting on May 22, 1900 per their agreement with J. C. Hill. State of Texas – County of Polk - Oil & Gas Lease – May 7, 1901 – To J. E. Pervits (?) as lessee on 100 more or less in the N. A. Nelson Survey – Filed for record on May 20, 1901 and recorded on June 19, 1901. Mail for N. A. Nelson to be sent to the Leggett Post Office, Leggett, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought – September 8, 1903 - Per Deed Record filed on September 22, 1903 in Volume 20, page 21 & 22 in the Polk County Courthouse. For 160 acres of land in consideration of the sum of $375 by J. W. Wells of Polk County, Texas, paid in full to W. H. Matthews of Polk County, Texas. Said 160 acres of land is situated in the W. W. Pace survey of 320 acres of land being the same 160 acres of land sold to W. H. Matthews from T. L. Hackney by deed dated November 8, 1899, recorded in Volume 10, page 66 & 67 in the Polk County Courthouse, being the same 160 acres patented by A. (Asa) Hickman. NOTE FROM NOLLENE: Been unable to find Marriage info, Martha and Marion may have had a common law marriage, just jumped over the broom stick. There was Lot of that going on back then. N. A. Nelson – Detail Report By – Nollene Marsh Dated: April 20, 2005 N. A. Nelson B: December of 1854 in Norway D: July 12, 1935 in Clifton, Bosque County, Texas Married: Martha Winiford Daughdrill-Wells on July 30, 1884 in Robertson County, Texas. Permanently Separated: February 27, 1906 per deed record of a permanent division of their property, filed in the Polk County, Texas Courthouse. NOTE #1: 1900 Polk County census Precinct 5 Enum. Dist. 65 Sheet #2 June 2, 1900 #29/29 N. A. Nelson - Head of Household, White Male No one else in the household, he lived alone. Birth-date: December of 1854 Age: 45 Married: 16 years (per 1900 census) Born in Norway, Father and mother also born in Norway. Came to United States in 1875 and had been here 25 years. Was not a naturalized citizen. Data obtained from Copies of Documents from the Polk County Courthouse. State of Texas – County of Polk - Land Patent - April 16, 1900 – Per Deed Record filed in Volume 16, Page 572 & 573 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 13, 1902. Granted a Land Patent on Certificate # 241 from the STATE OF TEXAS – Governor Joseph D. Sayers – to N. A. Nelson – for 120-7/10 acres of land, situated in Polk County, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Timber Deed - November 1, 1900 – Recorded in Volume 20, page 458-460 in the Polk County Courthouse. Sold pine timber to J. C. Hill for $$330 from the 120-7/10 acre tract owned by N. A. Nelson & Martha W. Nelson for a period of 10 years. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 20, page 19 & 20 (possibly more pages) for 20 acres of land from J. M. & (Mrs.) M. J. White to N. A. Nelson in the 160 acre parcel in the W. W. Pace Survey. State of Texas – County of Polk - Sold - June 17, 1903 – Per Deed Record Filed in Volume 10, page 193 in the Polk County Courthouse. Filed for record on June 19, 1903, for 15-1/3 acres of land to J. M. White from N. A. Nelson & his wife, Martha Nelson from a part of the N. A. Nelson head-right survey, the 120-7/10 acre tract deeded to N. A. Nelson from the State of Texas. In consideration of $60. This land does not include the pine timber of the size of 12 inches or more growing on the said land. N. A. Nelson & wife, Martha Nelson reserved the right to harvest the timber for a period of 10 years starting on May 22, 1900 per their agreement with J. C. Hill. State of Texas – County of Polk - Oil & Gas Lease – May 7, 1901 – To J. E. Pervits (?) as lessee on 100 more or less in the N. A. Nelson Survey – Filed for record on May 20, 1901 and recorded on June 19, 1901. Mail for N. A. Nelson to be sent to the Leggett Post Office, Leggett, Texas. State of Texas – County of Polk - Bought – September 8, 1903 - Per Deed Record filed on September 22, 1903 in Volume 20, page 21 & 22 in the Polk County Courthouse. For 160 acres of land in consideration of the sum of $375 by J. W. Wells of Polk County, Texas, paid in full [[This Asa Hickman was my great-great-grandfather. nm]] State of Texas – County of Polk - Sold – September 18, 1903 – Per Deed Record filed on ________ (waiting on page 24), in Volume 20, page 23 & 24 at the Polk County Courthouse, for the same 160 acres of land listed above, in consideration of the sum of $400 paid to J. W. Wells by N. A. Nelson. NOTE FROM NOLLENE: [Something about this deal doesn't’t pass the smell test with me. From what I can tell, this 160 acres of land is adjoining the 120-7/10 acres that N. A. Nelson patented or it is very close to it. To what purpose would J. W. Wells have bought it and then 10 days later sold it to his step-father?] State of Texas – County of Polk – Property Division – February 27, 1906 – Per Deed Record filed in Volume 26, pages 396-400 at the Polk County Courthouse on March 1, 1906. The Declaration of a Permanent Separation and Division of Property between N. A. Nelson and his wife, Martha W. Nelson, to make the said division of property permanent and final. N. A. Nelson retained the 160 acres of land and a horse named, Boss, valued at $425. This was conveyed to him by his wife, Martha W. Nelson. Martha W. Nelson retained 105 acres from the original patent of 120-7/10 acres that was patented by N. A. Nelson in 1900, the other 15-2/3 acres being sold to Jim White, plus 20 acres of land sold to N. A. Nelson by J. M. White on a deed dated June 17, 1903, plus one horse named, Jim; one Florence wagon; a 2-1/2 inch thimble skein (skin?) ; 3 cows and 2 calves; all plow tools and harness; all household and kitchen furniture; all hogs, being about 8 head in number; all the sugar mill and evaporator; all of which personal property is situated on the first above described (105 acres) tract of land and having a fair market value of $525. State of Texas – County of Polk - Oil & Gas Lease – February 17, 1928 – to C. F. Fain as lessee from N. A. Nelson on 160 acres of land being the same land that was patented to A. Hickman by patent which is recorded on Volume 1, page 700 et seq., of the Deed Records of Polk County Texas, and sold to T. L. Hackney, then to W. H. Matthews, then to J. W. Wells, who sold it to N. A. Nelson. The lease is for a term of 5 years. State of Texas – County of BOSQUE – Sold – Deed Record recorded at the Polk County courthouse on December 4, 1909 in Volume 35, pages 20 & 21. N. A. Nelson at Clifton, Bosque County, Texas, sold the same said 160 acres of land to P. B. Anderson on November 25, 1909, notarized in Bosque County on December 3, 1909. State of Texas – County of BOSQUE – Will #2206 – filed for probate at the Bosque County Courthouse on in Volume 1, pages 597-599 on September 19, 1935. And also filed in the September 23, 1935 in Volume 106, pages 68, et seq. and also filed in the Deed Records at the Polk County Courthouse in Volume 106, pages 68-70. N. A. Nelson died on July 9, 1935 in Clifton, Bosque County, Texas and he bequeath’s all his personal property of whatever kind (after all of his debt’s have been paid) including 160 acres of land in Polk County, Texas to his sister, Karen Johanna Paulson and her husband, Charley Paulson. To be Continued…….4
  • Note: 1850; (Daughter of Lott & Sarah Daughdrill, mother of John William Wells) (She
    and her sister, Mary Matilda Daughdrill, who first married John Henry
    Waldrep and second married Elishu Nelson Waldrep (both in Polk County,
    Texas) were raised in the Wyatt Hickman household from about 1850 until they married.
  • Name Variation: Martha Winford Dodrill1,2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1846; Newton Co., Texas, USAG; Texas Census,
    1820-90
    Name: Wyatt Hickman
    State: TX
    County: Newton County
    Township: No Township Listed
    Year: 1846
    Record Type: Tax list
    Page: NPN
    Database: TX Tax List Index,
    1840-1849

    Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
    Name: Mary Dickerson
    Marriage Date: 20 Jun 1847
    Spouse: Wyatt Hickman
    Marriage County: Newton
    Marriage State: Texas
    Source: Texas Marriages, 1814-1909



  • (Head of Household) Census: 20 July 1860; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1860 TX Polk Pct6 family 206
    Hickman, Wyatt, age 46, waggoner, b: LA
    Hickman, Mary, age 30, b: LA
    Hickman, Sarah E, age 8, b: LA
    Wells, Elizabeth, age 23, b: LA
    Wells, Sarah E, age 2, b: LA
    Dodrill, Martha, age 16, b: LA
    Dodrill, Matilda, age 18, b: LA3
  • Married Name: 1863; Mrs. Wells (Daughdrill)
  • Married Name: 1886; Mrs. Nelson (Daughdrill)
  • (Household Member) Census: 14 June 1900; Trinity Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Trinity Jpct 6, ED99, family 102
    Wells, John W, head, b: Feb
    1870, age 30, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    House, Mary, sister, b: May 1879, age 21, divorced, 1 child born/living, b: TX (father b: Al, mother b: TX)
    Nelson?, Martha, mother, b: Sep 1844, age 55, widowed, 7 children born, 4 living, b: TX (father b: MS, mother b: TX)
    House, Walter, nephew, b: Nov 1892, age 1. b: TX (same as parents)
    ; Head of Household=John William Wells6
  • (Household Member) Census: 21 April 1910; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1910 TX Polk Pct 5 ED94, family 72
    Wells, John W, head, age 40, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    Nelson?, Martha, mother, age 65, widowed, b: TX (father b: MS, mother b: TX)
    House, Walter, nephew, age 11. b: TX (same as parents)
    ; Head of Household=John William Wells7
  • (Household Member) Census: 19 January 1920; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1920 TX Polk Pct 5 ED128, family 159
    Wells, John, head, age 49, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    Wells, Martha, mother, age 75, widowed, b: TX (same as parents); Head of Household=John William Wells8
  • (Household Member) Census: 16 April 1930; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1930 TX Polk Pct 5 ED10, family 83
    Wells, J W, head, age 60, single, b: TX (same as parents), farmer
    Wells, Martha, mother, age 85, married age 18 b: TX (same as parents); Head of Household=John William Wells9

Family 1: Marion Wells b. 12 Jul 1825, d. a 12 Jun 1880

Family 2: N A Nelson b. Dec 1854, d. 12 Jul 1935

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. 1860 TX Polk Pct6 family 206 - Wyatt Hickman unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  4. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  5. 1850 TX Newton family 26 - Lot Dodrill unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  6. 1900 TX Trinity Jpct 6, ED99, family 102 - John W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  7. 1910 TX Polk Pct 5 ED94, family 72 - John W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  8. 1920 TX Polk Pct 5 ED128, family 159 - John Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  9. 1930 TX Polk Pct 5 ED10,family 83 - J W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Benjamin Wells1,2,3

M, #42293, b. 1798, d. after 1850
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  • Note: 1812; data is from the Veterans Administration.

    Many from St. Helena Parish answered the call from Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans. This was a fledgling frontier area but they saw the need to protect their homes.

    The Womack family, which was a pioneer family of St. Helena, saw five brothers serve in this was: Abner, who was a colonel, Richard, Robert, Abraham and Jacob Green.

    We offer the listing from 'Louisiana in the War of 1812' by Powell Casey. Written approval to use this list was received from Mr. Casey, January 19, 1989.

    From 'Louisiana in the War of 1812', by Powell A. Casey. 2nd Division, 12th & 13th Regiments Consolidated of Louisiana Militia (Florida Parishes, Section East of Amite River, 1814 - 1815)
    Wells, Benjamin
    Wells, James
    Wells, Pearson
    Wells, Rice, Sgt.
    Wells, William
    Wells, William

    59-72: May 29, 1810 = John WELLS, farmer in St. Helena Dist., gave to his minor son James WELLS a Negro boy PETER, age 10. Daniel RAINER AC. Wits.: Michael P. JONES & William FLETCHER. Presented for rec. Aug. 6, 1814, by Pierson WELLS.

    60-73: Similar to above, same dates, witnesses - John WELLS gave to minor son Benjamin WELLS a Negro boy HARD, age 8.

    61-74: Similar to above, same dates, witnesses - John WELLS gave to daughter Ruth WELLS a Negro boy JACOB, age 2.

    62-75: Similar to above, same dates, witnesses - John WELLS gave to son Pearson WELLS a Negro boy ISAAC, age 15.

    Ben and Susan Spill were married by John Colier, he must have married Susan after Matilda died in 1836.

    Joh Gilmore Justice of Peace married Matilda May and Ben.

    WELLS, Ben           - MAY, Matilda      Mar 14, 1824
    WELLS, Benjamin      - SPIEL, Susan      Aug 1, 1837
    4
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1850; De Soto Parish, Louisiana, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Benj Wills
    Name: Benj Wills
    [Benjamin Wells]
    Age: 52
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798
    Birth Place: Louisiana
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): De Soto, Louisiana
    Household Members: Name Age
    Benj Wills 52 LA
    Sina Wills 16 AL
    Susan Wills 55 VA; Household Member=Susan Spill, Household Member=Sina Wells

Family 1: Dolly Dortch b. c 1790

Family 2: Elizabeth Splan b. c 1780

Family 3: Matilda Whatley b. 1795, d. 1836

Family 4: Susan Spill b. 1795

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Family Data Collection - Births,comp. Edmund West, Online publication - Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection - Births [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFa.
  3. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  4. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  5. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Hunting For Bears, comp. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, I. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or Birth Registration.
  6. Donna Lee McKee Wells,.
  7. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

    10. Pearson WELLS; m 15 Mar 1806 Wilkinson Co. Jemimah Gustavus
    11. Sarah WELLS; m Phillip Simm's.
    12. Elizabeth WELLS; m Benjamin McWater
    13. Winnie WELLS; m ___ Jones
    14. Sina WELLS; m 4 June 1816 St. Helena, Daniel Allen
    15. Ruth WELLS; m 6 Aug 1815 St. Helena, Samuel Lanier
    16. James WELLS; m 29 July 1824 St. Helena, Elinor Gayner *
    17. Benjamin WELLS, m 27 July 1810 Dolly Corch; 2nd 3 Apr 1814 St.
    Helena Elizabeth Splan.
    #16. James WELLS m 2nd 1. Jan 1829 E. Feliciana Mademisselle Bryan.


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    BIRTHS
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    Wiley WELLS was borne the 24 of Jan. 1797
    Sarah Cain was borne July 9, 1816
    Thomas J. WELLS warn borne the 25 March 1836
    John L. C. WELLS was borne May 12, 1837
    Mary F. A. E. Haley was borne Nov. 28, 1838
    Sarah A. Beasley was borne July 22, 1841
    Jefferson W. WELLS was born Feb. 21, 1859
    Francis N. WELLS was borne July 17, 1861
    Sarah E. WELLS was borne July 6th 1864
    Louisa Mary WELLS was borne May 14, 1866
    Thomas E. WELLS oldest son of T. J. WELLS and Sarah A. WELLS
    was borne 1st. July 1872
    Teldin and Hendricks WELLS twins was borne 2nd Feb. 1877
    Estella WELLS borne June 16, 1880

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    MARRIAGES
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    Thomas J WELLS and Mary F A E Haley was married
    August 5 day 1857

    Thomas J WELLS and Sarah A Beasley
    was married the 30 day of May 1871

    (This bible kept by Judge Thomas James WELLS of Ashley County, AR.
    "found" by Ann Randall of Texarkana, TX. has data in it of our Fr.
    Co. MS WELLS family.)

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    DEATHS
    ------

    Sarah A. WELLS died Feb. 23, 1916
    Thomas H. WELLS died Aug. 26, 1916

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    MEMORANDA
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    Mary F. A. E. WELLS wife of T. J. WELLS died Feb 24th 1871
    Weley WELLS father of T. J. WELLS died Feb 19th 1844
    Edmond WELLS died May 18th 1835 uncle
    John WELLS died June 17th AD 1832 uncle
    Anna Powell died August 17 AD 1849 grandmother
    Mary WELLS died April 7, 1832 grandmother

    (Judge of Ashley County, Arkansas 1866 - 1868 Thomas J. WELLS)

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    Wiley WELLS original land entries (v.1,p.37) was NW/4 of NE/4 Sec 32, T6
    R3E, 39 ac, 11 July 1836 and NE/4 of NW/4 Sec 32 T6 R3E, 39 ac, 7 Sep
    1836.
    His deeds were as follows (from deed index only as deed books were
    burned):
    He from Absalom WELLS obligation to make title to land 3 Jan 1821 A-493
    (Bk A p.493)
    He from Absalom WELLS and wife 100 ac 5 Jan 1824. B-11
    He & wife to MS Union Bank Mortg. T6 R3, 9 Apr 1839. C-504
    He from Joseph George & wife 40 ac 8 Sep 1834. C-184
    He from Joseph George & wife 40 ac T5? R3 8 Sep 1834. C-484
    He from Joseph George & wife 40 ac T5? R3 Sep 1835 C-508
    He from Thos. Scott & wife 40 ac & NE/4 of SE/4 Sec 7 T6 R4 4 Sep 1839.
    C-591
    He from David King about Ratcliffs Pocket Book 19 Apr 1841. C-?
    He and wife to Wilson Byrd E/2 of NE/4 & NE/4 of SE/4 Sec 7 T6 R4 20 Jan
    1840 C-677.

    On 14 Oct 1833 Simeon J. Broadaway and Joseph George of Fr. Co. MS
    appointed Wiley WELLS to represent them and their wives Hetty Broadway
    and Mary George, heirs of decd Rebecca Holloway.
    Succession Papers of St. Helena Par., LA.

    Fr.Co. Tax Digests shows for him:
    1832 80 ac Homo 1 sl 1 poll
    1833 80 ac Fords Cr. 1 poll, sales $800
    1835 80 ac Homo River 1 poll
    1836 80 ac Homo, 1 poll 1 sl
    1837 80 ac Homo 1 poll 4 sl
    1838 80 ac Homo 1 poll
    1839 80 ac Fords? Cr. 1 poll 3 sl
    1840 160 ac Homo 1 poll
    1841 80 ac Merch. sales $1500 1 poll 4 sl
    1842 $700 sales 1 poll 7 sl
    1844 Willey WELLS estate $300 3 sl
    1845 Wiley WELLS estate
    1848 was the next diqest available and Wiley WELLS was missing from
    it.
    Censuses:
    1840 Fr.Co. M 2(under 5) 1(40-50) F 1(under 5) 1(5-10) 1(20-30)
    1850 Fr.Co. #209 David D. Rollins 29 m LA; Sarah 34 f MS; Theresa 2 f MS;
    David D. 8/12 m MS and WELLS: Thomas 14 m MS; John C. 13 zn; Mary A.
    10 f; Martha N. 8 f; Sarah J. 6 f MS.

    Descendants of Wiley WELLS and Sarah Cain:
    A) Thomas James WELLS, Judge of Ashley Co. AR 1866-1868, was b 25 Mar
    1836 Fr.Co. MS, d 26 Aug 1916 Ashley Co. AR; m 1st 5 Aug 1857 Mary
    F.A.E. Haley of Madison Co., MS, b 28 Nov 1838, d 24 Feb 1871 Ashley
    Co., AR; m 2nd 30 May 1871 Sarah A. Beasley, b 22 July 1841, Mist,
    AR, d 23 Feb 1916, Hamburg, AR.
    1880 Ashley Co. AR at Carter Twp, E.D. 7-26 WELLS, T.J. 44 MS; Sarah A.
    wife 38 AL; Jeff W. son 21 AR; Frank N son 18; Sarah E. 16; Louiza
    A. dau 14; Thos. E. son 7; Tidden son 3; Hendrick son 3.
    1900 Ashley, Carter twp E.D. 10-17 WELLS, Thomas J. Mar 1836 64 MS;
    Sarah.A. wife July 1841 58 AL; Thomas son July 1873 26 AR.

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    1910 Ashley Co. 002-0014-0037 WELLS, Thomas J. 71 MS; Sarah E. wife 68
    AL; Thomas E. son 37 AR.
    Data from the Ashley Co. records should not be accepted by the
    family until further verification.
    a) Jefferson W. WELLS,.b. 21 Feb 1859, Ashley Co., AR,
    1900 Ashley E.D. 10-15 Carter Twp, WELLS, Jeff W. Sep 1858, 41 AR,
    living alone.
    b) Francis N. WELLS, b 17 July 1861, Ashley Co., AR.
    1900 Conway Co., Nichols Twp, E.D. 10-6 WELLS, Francis M. June 1861 38
    AR; William D. son Jan 1883 17: Rubin son Oct 1886 13; Nancy E. dau
    Jan 1889 11; Thomas L. son May 1891 9: John S. son June 1894 5;
    George H. son Sep 1896 3; Lorance C. son May 18 98 2; Scroggins,
    Elizabeth, servant May 1876 22 AR
    c) Sarah E. WELLS, b 6 July 1864. Sally WELLS m 17 Sep 1884 J.A.
    Wheat, Ashley C-307. Ours?
    d) Louisa Mary WELLS, b 14 May 1866, Ashley Co., AR. A Lula M. WELLS
    age 16 m 27 Dec 1884 W. O. Carpenter, age 24. Ashley Co. C-346.
    Children by the 2nd wife:
    e) Thomas E. WELLS, b 1 July 1872
    f) Teldin WELLS, b 2 Feb 1877, twin
    g) Hendricks WELLS. b 2 Feb 1977, twin
    h) Estella WELLS, b 11 June 1880
    B) John Lee Calborn WELLS, b 12 May 1836, Fr.Co., d 30 June 1914,
    Logansport, LA. DeSoto, LA: m 8 Dec 1869 Adeline Mariah Strait, b 24
    Jan 1847, d 5 Apr 1914 Logansport, LA. He was age 7 when his father
    died. He is the grandfather of Ann Randall of Texarkana, TX who has
    done extensive research on the Cain and WELLS lines.
    1870 Fr.Co. MS, p.55 #702 Strait, G.G. 66 SC; Evaline 31 MS: Mary M.
    27 f; Martha 20 f: Bryant 14 m and WELLS, John 33 m; WELLS, Adaline
    N. 22 f MS (Note: George G. Strait m Anna N. Lee 12 Jan 1837, in
    Fr. Co., his second wife.)
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Cr. E.D. 146-55 WELLS, J.L.C. 43 MS MS MS;
    A. M. wife 33 MS SC MS: A. M. dau 9; G. W. son 5; Jackie, son 3 MS:
    dau 1/12 MS.
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-22 WELLS, John 12 May 1837, 63 MS; Adaline
    wife 24 Jan 1848, 32 MS; Pansey son 9 May 1885, 15 MS: Lillie dau 20
    Jan 1888, 12 MS: Daisey dau 27 May 1882 MS; Noble, Forest, son in
    law 9 Dec 1872, 25 MS.
    1910 Fr.Co. #312 WELLS, John L.C. 73 md once 41 yrs MS Unk MS; Adaline
    M. wife 55 md once 41 years 6 children, 7 living MS NC MS
    Issue of John L.C. and Adaline Mariah (Strait) WELLS:
    a) Annie Mariah WELLS, b 3 Nov 1870 Fr.Co. MS, d 15 Feb. 1932. m 16
    Dec 1886 (Fr.Co. 1-177 by John F. Porter P.B.S., J.M. Cruise
    bondsman) Wesley Wroten, b 14 Nov 1860, d 15 Oct 1921, both bur
    Damascus Bapt. Church cem. Fr.Co. (Sec. 11 T7 R5) in the Kennolia
    Community.

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    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-19 Wroten, Wesley 14 Oct 1860, 39 MS; Anna
    wife 3 Nov 1870, 29 MS; Eunice dau 17 Sep 1887, 12 MS; Beatrice dau
    12 Dec 1890, 9; Audrie dau 22 Mch 1997, 3 MS
    1910 Fr.Co. E.D. 67-26 Wroten, Wesley (Kesly) 50 md once for 23 yrs MS
    MS MS; A.M. wife 40 md once, 23 yrs 6 children 6 living MS MS MS;
    Beatrice dau 16, Audry dau 12; Queenie dau 9; Loise dau 4; Leslie
    dau 2.
    1/ Eunice Wroten, b 17 Sep 1887, Fr.Co. MS
    2/ Beatrice Wroten, b 12 Dec 1890, Fr.Co. MS
    3/ Audrey Wroten, b 22 Mch 1897, Fr.Co. MS
    4/ Queenie Wroten, b c.1901, Fr.Co.
    5/ Lois Wroten, b c.1906, Fr.Co.
    6/ Leslie Wroten, b a.1908, Fr.Co.
    7/ Irene Wroten, b c.1911, Fr.Co.
    b) George Wiley WELLS, b 4 Jan 1873 Fr.Co., d 1937; m 13 Dec 1894
    (Fr.Co. 2-111, no return, he age 22, she age 22) Virginia Evelyn
    "Evie" Cupit, b 22 Nov 1872, d 19 Apr 1960, Wesson, MS, both bur
    Heucks Retreat Church Cem., Lincoln Co., MS., dau of Eli and
    Elizabeth (Godbold) Cupit.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Creek E.D. 146-53 Cupit, Eli 36 MS; L.E.
    wife 28 MS; Eva dau 7 MS; J.L. son 5 MS; Sallie dau 3; Minnie dau 1
    MS; Mallissa Mccall, adopted dau 20 MS.
    Eli Cupit m Elizabeth Godbold 7 Feb 1872 (Fr.CO. 5-172 by A.P.
    Nichelson M.G.1 R.F. Noble bondsman).
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-20 WELLS, George Jan 4, 1873, 27 MS; Evva
    wife 28 Nov 1872, 27 MS; Ersa dau 30 Oct 1895, 4; John son 13 Apr
    1899, 1; Luster, Herny Servant 19 Dec 1883 10 MS
    1910 Fr.Co. p.105 Meadville & Brookhaven Rd #71 WELLS, George 32 md
    once 15 yrs MS MS MS; Evy V. wife 37 md once 15 yrs 6 children 4
    living; Johnie E. son 11; Versie V. son 8; Lula L. dau 5; Thomas J.
    son 1.
    1/ Ersa Vida WELLS (dau), b 30 Oct 1895 Fr.Co. MS
    2/ Son WELLS, b 1897 Fr.Co., d c.1898 Fr.Co.
    3/ Johnnie Eli WELLS, b.13 Apr 1899, Fr.CO.
    4/ Versie Virgil WELLS, b c.1902, Fr.Co.
    5/ Luna L. WELLS, b c.1905
    6/ James Cody WELLS, b c.1909
    7/ Lillie Mae WELLS, b c.1911
    c) Harvey Leonard WELLS, b 12 July 1877 Fr.Co. MS, d 6 Mch 1941; m 17
    Nov 1896 (Fr.Co. 2-246 by James Cupit M.B.S., he age 21, she 18)
    Ella N. Coleman, b 13 May 1878, d 3 Feb 1966, both bur Rosehill
    Cem., Brookhaven, MS, dau of J.H. and M.O. Coleman.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Creek E.D. 146-44 Coleman, J.H. 26 MS;
    M.O. wife 21 MS; Columbus son 3; Ella dau 2; William son 7/12 MS
    1900 Lincoln Co. Beat 5, E.D. 101-13 WELLS, Harvy Mar 1876 24 MS; Ella
    wife May 1878, 22 MS; dau Jan 1897, 3 MS

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    1910 Lincoln Co. E.D. 91-5 WELLS, Harvey 33 MS; Ella wife 32; Agnes
    dau 12
    1/ Agnes L. WELLS, b 27 Nov 1897; m _____ Enright, bur. Rosehill Cem.
    d) Richard "Jackie" WELLS, died young.
    e) Geneva Addie WELLS, b 11 May 1880 Fr.Co., d 9 Nov 1949; m 17 Jan
    1900 (Fr.Co. 2-466 by C.G. Guice J.P.) Milton Whitfield Seale, b 2 May
    1877, d 8 Oct 1961, both bur Midway (Sec.30 T6 R3, 1 mile south of
    Meadville toward Bude), son of Jason M. Seale and his 2nd wife
    Catherine Whittington. See p.113, this compilation. He married 2nd
    Lula B. ___, b 21 July 1893, d 22 Jan. 1957, bur Midway.
    1910 Fr.Co. Meadville p.77 #43 Seale, Milton 32 md once MS MS MS;
    Geneva wife 29 md once 10 years, 5 children, 5 living; Vivian dau
    9; Rosa dau 8; Earl son 6; Jason son 5; Eva dau 3.
    1/ Vivian Earnestine Seale, b c.1901 Fr.Co.,MS.
    2/ Primrose Geneva Seale, b c.1902, Fr.Co.
    3/ Earl Frank Seale, b c.1904, Fr.Co.
    4/ Jason Lee Seale, b c.1905 Fr.Co.
    5/ Evie Neta Seale, b c.1907 Fr.Co.
    6/ Annie Daisy Seale, b c.1910 Fr.Co.
    f) Daisy Francis WELLS, b 22 Apr 1884 Fr.Co.; d 5 Sep 1957 m 17 Jan
    1900 (Fr.Co. 2-468 by C.G. Guice) Forrest Houston Noble, b 9 Dec 1876,
    d 24 Mch 1953, both bur Rosehill cem., Brookhaven, MS., son of R.F.
    and Narcissa Noble.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat McCall's Creek, E.D. 146-51, Nobles, R.F. 42 MS;
    Narcisa wife 35 MS; W.A. dau 14 MS; Louis son 12 MS; Rufus son 9
    MS; B.W. son 7; Forrest son 5; M.J. dau 3, Narrcissa dau 1 MS
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-22 Noble, Forest 9 Dec 1874 25, MS, son in
    law of John WELLS.
    1910 Lincoln Co. MS Brookhaven E.D. 84-19 Noble, F.H. 36; Daisy wife
    28; Ralph son 8; Gladys dau 7; Wahne son 3.
    1/ Ralph Fitzhugh Noble, b c.1902, MS
    2/ Glady Mae Noble, b c.1903
    3/ Maxie Forrest Noble, b c.1907
    4/ Roger Paul Noble, b c.1911
    g) Pansy "Johnny" WELLS, b 4 May 1885 Fr.Co. MS, d 22 Nov 1938 Natchez
    Hosp., Adams Co., MS, bur Midway Cem. Fr. Co. MS; m 20 June 1903
    (Fr.Co. 3-124 by J.Q. Byrd J.P.) David "Dave" Tillet Porter (as
    his first wife), b 21 Jan 1884 McCall, Fr.Co. MS, d 21 Aug 1974
    Ferriday, LA, bur Greenlawn Cem., Natchez, MS, son of John
    Ferdinand Porter and Nancy Fedella Carraway.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Creek E.D.146-43 Porter, John F. 41
    MS;.Nancy.T. wife 28 MS; B.B. dau 5; S.B. dau 3; Eli O'Neal servant
    20 MS 1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-6 Porter, John 27 Mar 1839, 61 MS;
    Nancy wife 24 Sep 1852, 48 MS; Judie dau 7 Nov 1880, 19; David son
    21 Jan 1884, 16 MS; Gambrel son 9 June 1987, 12; Carey son 15 Feb
    1890, 10; Orsie son 12 Dec 1893, 6 MS.



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    1910 Fr.Co. Beat 4 #16 Brookhaven Road, Porter, David 21 m once 6 yrs
    MS MS MS; Pansy wife 25 md once 6 years 2 children 2 living; A.D.
    dau 5; Hazel dau 2.
    1/ A. Dee Porter, b 16 May 1904 Fr.Co. MS. Her third marriage was to
    David S. McDonald, b 11 July 1893, d 18 Sep 1967, Houston, TX. No
    children.
    2/ Hazel Lillian Porter, b 29 Jan 1908 Fr.Co.; m 24 Dec 1926 at
    Vidalia, Concordia Par., LA, Roy Leo Cobb, b 3 Oct 1906 Fr.Co., d
    11 Mar 1986 Natchez, MS, bur Midway Cem.
    1910 Fr.Co. Beat 3 Meadville & Union Church Road #87 Cobb, James M. 32
    md once 13 yrs 6 children 5 living MS MS MS; Maude wife 30 md once
    13 years 6 children 5 living; Dewy son 11; Willie son 9; Gladys
    dau 6; Roy son 4; Ceaser son 2; Grooms, Martha m other 56 wd 5
    children 4 living MS MS MS
    A/ Thomas "Tommie" Chester Cobb, b 14 Sep 1931 Fayette, Jefferson,
    MS; m 1st 7 Dec 1953 Elizabeth Daniel of N.C. (div.)
    a/ Linda Susan Cobb, b 6 Dec 1954
    3/ John "Johnny" David Porter, b 27 Mch 1912 Fr.Co. MS, d 4 Apr 1974,
    Excelsior, MN, bur B Apr 1974 Baton Rouge, LA; m 31 July 1936
    Vidalia, LA Ora D. Cole, b 21 Mar 1908 Fr.Co.MS.
    A/ Gene Porter, step son
    4/ Willie Lee "Billie" Porter (twin), b 29 Jan 1921 Fr. Co. MS; m 30
    Aug 1941 Fr.Co. MS, Jack Raymond Nixon, b 14 May 1921
    A/ Philip Raymond Nixon, b 26 Sep 1953 El Paso, TX; m 20 May 1978
    New Orleans LA, Sheree Lee Denniss, b 18 May 1958 Colorado
    Springs, CO
    a/ Clint Rayland Nixon, b 25 Aug 1980, N.O., LA
    B/ Melvina "Mel" Maxine Nixon, b 11 July 1955, Colorado Springs, CO,
    m 14 May 1983 Texarkana, TX, Cliff Allen Brothers
    5/ Annie Lee "Ann" Porter (twin), b 29 Jan 1921 Fr.Co. MS; m 13 Feb
    1945, Yuma, AZ Verne "Johnnie" Randall Jr., b 15 Aug 1922
    Poticallo, Idaho, d 31 Jan 1970 Texarkana, TX, bur Chaplewood
    Cem., Texarkana, TX.
    A/ Dianna Lynne Randall, b 3 May 1954 El Paso, TX; m Dennis Anthony
    Patterson, b 14 May 1952 OK.
    a/ Melissa Ann Patterson, b 28 Jan 1978 Nacogdoches, TX
    b/ April Lynne Patterson, b 2 Apr 1891, Texarkana, TX
    c/ Philip Anthony Patterson, b 15 Feb 1983 Midland, TX
    B/ John Charles Randall, b 22 Jan 1961 Texarkana, TX; m (div.)
    a/ John Verne Randall, b 26 Dec 1983, Camden, AR

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    h) Lillie Mae WELLS, b 20 June 1887 Fr.Co. MS, d 14 Jan 1953, bur New
    Sight Cem., Lincoln Co. MS; m 1st 20 June 1907 (Fr.Co. 3-423 by
    W.T. Wooten J.P.) John Asa Cotten, b 23 Apr 1882, d 26 July 1952,
    bur Holly Spring Cem., Lincoln Co. MS. She m 2nd John R. Raney.
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 172 Cotten, Asa 2 Jan 1851, 49 md 27 yrs MS MS MS;
    Elizabeth wife 18 June 1855, 44, md 27 yrs, 17 children 15 living
    MS MS MS: Florence dau 17 Apr 1876, 24 MS MS MS; Lillie dau 20 Feb
    1880, 20; Dazie dau 21 Feb 1880, 20; John son 2 3 Apr 1882, 18, Ada
    dau 26 Dec 1883, 16; Thomas son 1 Nov 1885, 14; James son 10 Mar
    1887, 13; Alice dau 2 June 1869, 11; Ella dau 27 July 1890, 9; Nina
    dau 24 Oct 1893, 6; Rubbie dau 9 May 1895, 5; Kate 29 May 1897, 3;
    Eula 10 Jan 1900 4/12.
    Asa B. Cotten m M.E. Cloy 10 Dec 1873 (Fr.Co. 6-25 by John Sample,
    Meth. South, with H.A. Cotten bondsman.
    1910 Fr.Co. #235 Cotton, John A. 28 md once 3 yrs MS MS MS; Lillie
    wife 22 m once 3 yrs 0 children.
    1/ John Asa Cotten Jr.
    2/ Addie Daisey Cotten

    C) Mary Elizabeth WELLS, b c.1840 Fr.Co. MS, d c.1883; m 18 Dec. 1865
    (Fr.Co. 4-391 by D.B. Cain, G.P. Hunt bondsman) Alexander McDonald.
    He was killed by a falling tree c.1879. Liz WELLS died a short time
    later.
    1870 Fr.Co. p.7 #91 McDonald, Alexander 34 wheelwright Scotland;
    Elizabeth 30 MS; Wiley D. 2 m; Edward 1 m; Alex 2/12 m Apr.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 5 Cain's 146-26 McDonald, Elizabeth 40 MS; Alexander
    son 12 MS; William son 8; Dempsey son 5; Malissa dau 3; Thomas son 1
    a) Wiley D. McDonald, b c.1868 Fr.Co., probably died before 1870.
    b) Edward McDonald, b c.1869 Fr.Co., probably died before 1870.
    c) Alexander McDonald, b Apr 1870 Fr.Co. MS, reared by Sister (WELLS)
    Young.

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    d) William McDonald,.b 1872 Fr.Co., reared by Willie Cain.
    e) Dempsey McDonald, b c.1875 These last three reared
    f) Malissa MCDonald, b c.1877 by John WELLS.
    g) Thomas McDonald, b c.1879
    D) Martha M. WELLS, b c.1842; m 9 Dec 1869 (Fr.Co. 5-72 by W.K. Magee
    Judge Probate, E.C. Adams bondsman) James Polk Cupit. This family
    was not identified from the MS censuses.
    E) Sarah J. WELLS, b c1844; m 9 Nov 1865 (Fr.Co. 4-380 by D.D. Rollins
    J.P., N. Blucker bondsman) James M. Mitchell. This family has not
    been identified on a MS census. In 1900, in the home of David D.
    Rollins was Willie Mitchell, b Feb 1892, 9 MS, nephew of David D.
    Rollins. Sarah (Cain) WELLS m 2nd David Dixon Rollins and they show
    in the censuses:
    1850 - See above
    1860 Fr.Co. p.305 #481 Rollins, David D. 39 School teaching LA; Sarah
    44 MS; Theresa 13 f; James 10 mi Louisa 6 f; William 4 m Ann Eliza 1
    f; Elizabeth WELLS 20 f; Martha ? WELLS 18 f, Sarah WELLS 17 f.
    1870 Fr.Co. p.70 1919 Rollins, D.D. 49 MS; Sarah 54; D.D. Jr. 20;
    Lauria 16; W.D. 14;. Amaliza 12 MS.
    .
  8. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.,
  9. Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health
  10. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexi
  11. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many ofok format, located at the Family History Library.
  12. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920..

Matilda Whatley1,2,3

F, #42294, b. 1795, d. 1836
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID448 _Researcher3
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher3
  • Married Name: 1813; Mrs. Matilda May (Whatley)4,5,3
  • Married Name: 14 March 1824; Mrs. Wells (Whatley)

Family 1: William May b. 1782, d. 11 Jun 1823

Family 2: Benjamin Wells b. 1798, d. a 1850

Citations

  1. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.,
  2. Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health
  3. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexi
  4. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many ofok format, located at the Family History Library.
  5. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920..
  6. Donna Lee McKee Wells,.
  7. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  8. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  9. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. Or
  10. Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics
  11. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publish
  12. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these recok format, located at the Family History Library.
  13. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920..

John William Wells1,2

M, #42295, b. 5 February 1870, d. 30 August 1946
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • Birth*: 5 February 1870; Texas, USAG1,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: 30 August 1946; Polk Co., Texas, USAG; Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    about John William Wells
    Name: John William Wells
    Death Date: 30 Aug 1946
    Death County: Polk
    Certificate: 38179
    1,2
  • Burial*: after 30 August 1946; Polk Co., Texas, USAG; Pine Ridge Cem., Polk Co. Texas
    Nelson, Martha – No Dates - Homemade concrete marker; (Mother of J. W. Wells)
    Wells, J. W. – No Dates – Homemade concrete marker
    (Son of Martha Nelson)
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Note: As far as we know John never married. He and his mother Martha lived together for years.3
  • (Head of Household) Census: March 1870; can't find; Head of Household=Marion Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Head of Household=Marion Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 14 June 1900; Trinity Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Trinity Jpct 6, ED99, family 102
    Wells, John W, head, b: Feb
    1870, age 30, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    House, Mary, sister, b: May 1879, age 21, divorced, 1 child born/living, b: TX (father b: Al, mother b: TX)
    Nelson?, Martha, mother, b: Sep 1844, age 55, widowed, 7 children born, 4 living, b: TX (father b: MS, mother b: TX)
    House, Walter, nephew, b: Nov 1892, age 1. b: TX (same as parents)
    ; Household Member=Mary Rose Wells, Household Member=Martha Winford Daughdrill4
  • (Head of Household) Census: 21 April 1910; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1910 TX Polk Pct 5 ED94, family 72
    Wells, John W, head, age 40, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    Nelson?, Martha, mother, age 65, widowed, b: TX (father b: MS, mother b: TX)
    House, Walter, nephew, age 11. b: TX (same as parents)
    ; Household Member=Martha Winford Daughdrill5
  • (Head of Household) Census: 19 January 1920; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1920 TX Polk Pct 5 ED128, family 159
    Wells, John, head, age 49, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    Wells, Martha, mother, age 75, widowed, b: TX (same as parents); Household Member=Martha Winford Daughdrill6
  • (Head of Household) Census: 16 April 1930; Polk Co., Texas, USAG;
    1930 TX Polk Pct 5 ED10, family 83
    Wells, J W, head, age 60, single, b: TX (same as parents), farmer
    Wells, Martha, mother, age 85, married age 18 b: TX (same as parents); Household Member=Martha Winford Daughdrill7

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  4. 1900 TX Trinity Jpct 6, ED99, family 102 - John W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  5. 1910 TX Polk Pct 5 ED94, family 72 - John W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  6. 1920 TX Polk Pct 5 ED128, family 159 - John Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  7. 1930 TX Polk Pct 5 ED10,family 83 - J W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Josphine Wells1,2

F, #42297, b. 1872
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Head of Household=Marion Wells

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

James T Wells1,2

M, #42298, b. June 1876
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Head of Household=Marion Wells
  • Note: 24 March 1895; Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches Co., Texas, USAG; possible wrong person
    Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002
    Name: J. T. Wells
    Gender: Male
    Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1895

    Spouse: Lou Wright

    Marriage city: Nacogdoches
    Marriage State: Texas

    Source: Texas Marriages, 1851-1900

  • (Head of Household) Census: 13 June 1900; Wilbarger Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Wilbarger JPct1, ED128 - family 125
    Wells, James T, boarder, b: Jun 1876, age 24, single, b: TX (same as parents), farm laborer4

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  4. 1900 TX Wilbarger JPct1, ED128 - family 125 - James T Wells (boarder - farm laborer) unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Mary Rose Wells1,2

F, #42299, b. 29 May 1879, d. 12 March 1965
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Note: Mary never married the House man, father of her son Walter. On Mary's gravestone her name shows as Mary Ruth....but her name was Mary Rose. On all of the census found 1910, 1920 and 1930, they have her married name as Stores, but it's St. Ores. In 1900 she and Walter lived with brother John and mother Martha in Trinity Co., Texas.4
  • (Household Member) Census: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Head of Household=Marion Wells
  • Married Name: circa 1898; Mrs. House (Wells)
  • (Household Member) Census: 14 June 1900; Trinity Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Trinity Jpct 6, ED99, family 102
    Wells, John W, head, b: Feb
    1870, age 30, single, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX), farmer
    House, Mary, sister, b: May 1879, age 21, divorced, 1 child born/living, b: TX (father b: Al, mother b: TX)
    Nelson?, Martha, mother, b: Sep 1844, age 55, widowed, 7 children born, 4 living, b: TX (father b: MS, mother b: TX)
    House, Walter, nephew, b: Nov 1892, age 1. b: TX (same as parents)
    ; Head of Household=John William Wells3
  • Married Name: 1 August 1902; Mrs. St Ores (Wells)
  • (Household Member) Census: 10 May 1910; Trinity Co., Texas, USAG;
    1910 TX Trinity Centralia ED113, family 17
    St Ores, Charlie J, head, age 47, 2nd marriage 8 years, b: MI, farmer
    St Ores, Mary R, wife, age 31, 2nd marriage 8 years, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX)
    St Ores, John W, son, age 5, single, b: TX,
    St Ores, Ethel M, dau, age 6, single, b: TX
    St Ores, Lonnie E, son, age 2, single, b: TX,
    St Ores, Delbert, son, age 0 months, single, b: TX,; Head of Household=Charles Jacob St Ores5
  • (Household Member) Census: 16 January 1920; Angelina Co., Texas, USAG;
    1920 TX Angelina JPct6 ED14, family 71
    St Ores, Charlie J, head, age 57, married age 36, b: WI (same as parents), farmer
    St Ores, Mary R, wife, age 39, married age 23, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX)
    St Ores, John W, son, age 14, single, b: TX,
    St Ores, Ethel M, dau, age 16, single, b: TX
    St Ores, Lonnie E, son, age 12, single, b: TX,
    St Ores, Delbert, son, age 9, single, b: TX,
    St Ores, Thelma, dau, age 6, single, b: TX; Head of Household=Charles Jacob St Ores6
  • (Household Member) Census: 9 April 1930; Wharton Co., Texas, USAG;
    1930 TX Wharton Pct3 ED6, family 113
    St Ores, Charlie J, head, age 54, married age 36, b: MI (same as parents), loggin contractor
    St Ores, Mary R, wife, age 50, married age 23, b: TX (father b: AL, mother b: TX)
    St Ores, John W, son, age 25, single, b: TX, oil field worker
    St Ores, Ethel M, dau, age 26, single, b: TX
    St Ores, Lonnie E, son, age 22, single, b: TX, truck driver
    St Ores, Delbert C, son, age 19, single, b: TX, farmer
    St Ores, Thelma H, dau, age 17, single, b: TX
    St Ores, C J, son, age 10, b: TX
    St Ores, Sibyl L, dau, age 5, b: TX
    House, Walter E, step-son, age 31, single, b: TX (same as parents), oil well driller, oil field; Head of Household=Charles Jacob St Ores7

Family: Charles Jacob St Ores b. 1 May 1864, d. 17 Apr 1940

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. 1900 TX Trinity Jpct 6, ED99, family 102 - John W Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  4. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  5. 1910 TX Trinity Centralia ED113, family 171 - Charlie J St Ores unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  6. 1920 TX Angelinan JPct6 ED14, family 71 - Charlie J St Ores unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  7. 1930 TX Wharton Pct3 ED6, family 113 - Charlie J St Ores unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Lydia A Wells1,2

F, #42300, b. 1874
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 12 June 1880; Limestone Co., Texas, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Marion Wells
    Name: Marion Wells
    [T. Benjamin Wells]
    Home in 1880: Limestone, Texas
    Age: 55
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's Name: Martha
    Father's birthplace: Louisiana
    Mother's birthplace: Georgia
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marion Wells 55
    Martha Wells 36
    T. Benjamin Wells 12
    John W. Wells 10
    Josephine Wells 8
    Lyda A. Wells 6
    James T. Wells 1
    Mary R. Wells 1; Head of Household=Marion Wells

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Clifton Wells1,2

M, #42301, b. 8 December 1898, d. June 1899
  • Reference: W018 ID236

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Zorababel Wells1,2

F, #42302, b. 19 November 1899, d. 21 March 1970
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Zora Wells4
  • (Household Member) Census: 14 June 1900; Wood Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 TX Wood Jpct 5, ED146, family 148
    Wells, L B, head, b: Dec 1867, age 32, married 5 years, b: TX (fathe b: AL, mother b: TX), saw mill laborer
    Wells, Della, wife, b: Aug 1877, age 22, married 5 years, 2 children born, 1 living, b: TX (same as parents)
    Wells, Zora Salie?, dau, b: Nov 1899, b: TX (same as parents); Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells6
  • Married Name: 18 November 1920; Mrs. Hollman (Wells)
  • (Household Member) Census: 8 April 1930; Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, USAG;
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about Dalton Wells
    Name: Dalton Wells
    Home in 1930: Dallas, Dallas, Texas
    Age: 12
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1918
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Brother-in-law
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    John B Holleman 42
    Zora Holleman 30
    Donnel H Holleman 2
    Dalton Wells 12
    Maud Parish 19; Head of Household=John Boyd Hollman
  • SSN: before 1951; Social Security Death Index
    Name: Zora Holleman
    SSN: 457-34-2325
    Last Residence: 75211 Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    Born: 2 Nov 1899
    Died: Mar 1970
    State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951 )

    3

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Social Security Death Index
    Name: Zora Holleman
    SSN: 457-34-2325
    Last Residence: 75211 Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America
    Born: 2 Nov 1899
    Died: Mar 1970
    State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951 )

    Birth Registration.
  4. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  5. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Name: Zora Holleman
    Death Date: 21 Mar 1970
    Death County: Dallas
    Gender: Female
    Marital Status: Single

    unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  6. 1900 TX Wood Jpct 5, ED146, family 148 - L B Wells unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Bertha Mae Wells1,2

F, #42303, b. 2 May 1903, d. 18 November 1932
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 27 January 1920; French, Lafayette Co., Arkansas, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben L Wells
    Name: Ben L Wells
    Home in 1920: French, Lafayette, Arkansas
    Age: 57 years
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Texas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary D
    Father's Birth Place: Alabama
    Mother's Birth Place: Texas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 667
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben L Wells 57 TX
    Mary D Wells 42 TX
    Bertha L Wells 16 TX
    John L Wells 16 LA
    Luther B Wells 15 TX
    Dalton J Wells 6 TX; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.

Dalton Thurston Wells

M, #42304, b. 22 March 1918, d. 15 May 1996
  • Reference: W018 ID458
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Note: Uncle Bills name was Dalton Thurston, but he didn't like it so he changed it to William Edward.3
  • Name Variation: William Edward Wells3
  • (Household Member) Census: 27 January 1920; French, Lafayette Co., Arkansas, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben L Wells
    Name: Ben L Wells
    Home in 1920: French, Lafayette, Arkansas
    Age: 57 years
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Texas
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary D
    Father's Birth Place: Alabama
    Mother's Birth Place: Texas
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 667
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben L Wells 57 TX
    Mary D Wells 42 TX
    Bertha L Wells 16 TX
    John L Wells 16 LA
    Luther B Wells 15 TX
    Dalton J Wells 6 TX; Head of Household=Louis Benjamin Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 8 April 1930; Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, USAG;
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about Dalton Wells
    Name: Dalton Wells
    Home in 1930: Dallas, Dallas, Texas
    Age: 12
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1918
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Brother-in-law
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    John B Holleman 42
    Zora Holleman 30
    Donnel H Holleman 2
    Dalton Wells 12
    Maud Parish 19; Head of Household=John Boyd Hollman

Family: Rosalie Jeanett Henenberg b. c 1920

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.

Hazel Wells1,2

F, #42305, b. 18 March 1920, d. April 1920
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Note: It was said that Hazel was buried with her mother.3

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.

Elizabeth Splan1,2,3

F, #42306, b. circa 1780
  • Reference: W018 ID236

Family: Benjamin Wells b. 1798, d. a 1850

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc..
  3. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  4. Donna Lee McKee Wells,.
  5. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

    ----------------------------------------------------------------------

    THE MS CAINS

    10. Pearson WELLS; m 15 Mar 1806 Wilkinson Co. Jemimah Gustavus
    11. Sarah WELLS; m Phillip Simm's.
    12. Elizabeth WELLS; m Benjamin McWater
    13. Winnie WELLS; m ___ Jones
    14. Sina WELLS; m 4 June 1816 St. Helena, Daniel Allen
    15. Ruth WELLS; m 6 Aug 1815 St. Helena, Samuel Lanier
    16. James WELLS; m 29 July 1824 St. Helena, Elinor Gayner *
    17. Benjamin WELLS, m 27 July 1810 Dolly Corch; 2nd 3 Apr 1814 St.
    Helena Elizabeth Splan.
    #16. James WELLS m 2nd 1. Jan 1829 E. Feliciana Mademisselle Bryan.


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    BIRTHS
    ------

    Wiley WELLS was borne the 24 of Jan. 1797
    Sarah Cain was borne July 9, 1816
    Thomas J. WELLS warn borne the 25 March 1836
    John L. C. WELLS was borne May 12, 1837
    Mary F. A. E. Haley was borne Nov. 28, 1838
    Sarah A. Beasley was borne July 22, 1841
    Jefferson W. WELLS was born Feb. 21, 1859
    Francis N. WELLS was borne July 17, 1861
    Sarah E. WELLS was borne July 6th 1864
    Louisa Mary WELLS was borne May 14, 1866
    Thomas E. WELLS oldest son of T. J. WELLS and Sarah A. WELLS
    was borne 1st. July 1872
    Teldin and Hendricks WELLS twins was borne 2nd Feb. 1877
    Estella WELLS borne June 16, 1880

    *******************************************************************

    MARRIAGES
    ---------

    Thomas J WELLS and Mary F A E Haley was married
    August 5 day 1857

    Thomas J WELLS and Sarah A Beasley
    was married the 30 day of May 1871

    (This bible kept by Judge Thomas James WELLS of Ashley County, AR.
    "found" by Ann Randall of Texarkana, TX. has data in it of our Fr.
    Co. MS WELLS family.)

    *******************************************************************

    DEATHS
    ------

    Sarah A. WELLS died Feb. 23, 1916
    Thomas H. WELLS died Aug. 26, 1916

    *******************************************************************

    MEMORANDA
    ---------
    Mary F. A. E. WELLS wife of T. J. WELLS died Feb 24th 1871
    Weley WELLS father of T. J. WELLS died Feb 19th 1844
    Edmond WELLS died May 18th 1835 uncle
    John WELLS died June 17th AD 1832 uncle
    Anna Powell died August 17 AD 1849 grandmother
    Mary WELLS died April 7, 1832 grandmother

    (Judge of Ashley County, Arkansas 1866 - 1868 Thomas J. WELLS)

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    Wiley WELLS original land entries (v.1,p.37) was NW/4 of NE/4 Sec 32, T6
    R3E, 39 ac, 11 July 1836 and NE/4 of NW/4 Sec 32 T6 R3E, 39 ac, 7 Sep
    1836.
    His deeds were as follows (from deed index only as deed books were
    burned):
    He from Absalom WELLS obligation to make title to land 3 Jan 1821 A-493
    (Bk A p.493)
    He from Absalom WELLS and wife 100 ac 5 Jan 1824. B-11
    He & wife to MS Union Bank Mortg. T6 R3, 9 Apr 1839. C-504
    He from Joseph George & wife 40 ac 8 Sep 1834. C-184
    He from Joseph George & wife 40 ac T5? R3 8 Sep 1834. C-484
    He from Joseph George & wife 40 ac T5? R3 Sep 1835 C-508
    He from Thos. Scott & wife 40 ac & NE/4 of SE/4 Sec 7 T6 R4 4 Sep 1839.
    C-591
    He from David King about Ratcliffs Pocket Book 19 Apr 1841. C-?
    He and wife to Wilson Byrd E/2 of NE/4 & NE/4 of SE/4 Sec 7 T6 R4 20 Jan
    1840 C-677.

    On 14 Oct 1833 Simeon J. Broadaway and Joseph George of Fr. Co. MS
    appointed Wiley WELLS to represent them and their wives Hetty Broadway
    and Mary George, heirs of decd Rebecca Holloway.
    Succession Papers of St. Helena Par., LA.

    Fr.Co. Tax Digests shows for him:
    1832 80 ac Homo 1 sl 1 poll
    1833 80 ac Fords Cr. 1 poll, sales $800
    1835 80 ac Homo River 1 poll
    1836 80 ac Homo, 1 poll 1 sl
    1837 80 ac Homo 1 poll 4 sl
    1838 80 ac Homo 1 poll
    1839 80 ac Fords? Cr. 1 poll 3 sl
    1840 160 ac Homo 1 poll
    1841 80 ac Merch. sales $1500 1 poll 4 sl
    1842 $700 sales 1 poll 7 sl
    1844 Willey WELLS estate $300 3 sl
    1845 Wiley WELLS estate
    1848 was the next diqest available and Wiley WELLS was missing from
    it.
    Censuses:
    1840 Fr.Co. M 2(under 5) 1(40-50) F 1(under 5) 1(5-10) 1(20-30)
    1850 Fr.Co. #209 David D. Rollins 29 m LA; Sarah 34 f MS; Theresa 2 f MS;
    David D. 8/12 m MS and WELLS: Thomas 14 m MS; John C. 13 zn; Mary A.
    10 f; Martha N. 8 f; Sarah J. 6 f MS.

    Descendants of Wiley WELLS and Sarah Cain:
    A) Thomas James WELLS, Judge of Ashley Co. AR 1866-1868, was b 25 Mar
    1836 Fr.Co. MS, d 26 Aug 1916 Ashley Co. AR; m 1st 5 Aug 1857 Mary
    F.A.E. Haley of Madison Co., MS, b 28 Nov 1838, d 24 Feb 1871 Ashley
    Co., AR; m 2nd 30 May 1871 Sarah A. Beasley, b 22 July 1841, Mist,
    AR, d 23 Feb 1916, Hamburg, AR.
    1880 Ashley Co. AR at Carter Twp, E.D. 7-26 WELLS, T.J. 44 MS; Sarah A.
    wife 38 AL; Jeff W. son 21 AR; Frank N son 18; Sarah E. 16; Louiza
    A. dau 14; Thos. E. son 7; Tidden son 3; Hendrick son 3.
    1900 Ashley, Carter twp E.D. 10-17 WELLS, Thomas J. Mar 1836 64 MS;
    Sarah.A. wife July 1841 58 AL; Thomas son July 1873 26 AR.

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    THE MS CAINS

    1910 Ashley Co. 002-0014-0037 WELLS, Thomas J. 71 MS; Sarah E. wife 68
    AL; Thomas E. son 37 AR.
    Data from the Ashley Co. records should not be accepted by the
    family until further verification.
    a) Jefferson W. WELLS,.b. 21 Feb 1859, Ashley Co., AR,
    1900 Ashley E.D. 10-15 Carter Twp, WELLS, Jeff W. Sep 1858, 41 AR,
    living alone.
    b) Francis N. WELLS, b 17 July 1861, Ashley Co., AR.
    1900 Conway Co., Nichols Twp, E.D. 10-6 WELLS, Francis M. June 1861 38
    AR; William D. son Jan 1883 17: Rubin son Oct 1886 13; Nancy E. dau
    Jan 1889 11; Thomas L. son May 1891 9: John S. son June 1894 5;
    George H. son Sep 1896 3; Lorance C. son May 18 98 2; Scroggins,
    Elizabeth, servant May 1876 22 AR
    c) Sarah E. WELLS, b 6 July 1864. Sally WELLS m 17 Sep 1884 J.A.
    Wheat, Ashley C-307. Ours?
    d) Louisa Mary WELLS, b 14 May 1866, Ashley Co., AR. A Lula M. WELLS
    age 16 m 27 Dec 1884 W. O. Carpenter, age 24. Ashley Co. C-346.
    Children by the 2nd wife:
    e) Thomas E. WELLS, b 1 July 1872
    f) Teldin WELLS, b 2 Feb 1877, twin
    g) Hendricks WELLS. b 2 Feb 1977, twin
    h) Estella WELLS, b 11 June 1880
    B) John Lee Calborn WELLS, b 12 May 1836, Fr.Co., d 30 June 1914,
    Logansport, LA. DeSoto, LA: m 8 Dec 1869 Adeline Mariah Strait, b 24
    Jan 1847, d 5 Apr 1914 Logansport, LA. He was age 7 when his father
    died. He is the grandfather of Ann Randall of Texarkana, TX who has
    done extensive research on the Cain and WELLS lines.
    1870 Fr.Co. MS, p.55 #702 Strait, G.G. 66 SC; Evaline 31 MS: Mary M.
    27 f; Martha 20 f: Bryant 14 m and WELLS, John 33 m; WELLS, Adaline
    N. 22 f MS (Note: George G. Strait m Anna N. Lee 12 Jan 1837, in
    Fr. Co., his second wife.)
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Cr. E.D. 146-55 WELLS, J.L.C. 43 MS MS MS;
    A. M. wife 33 MS SC MS: A. M. dau 9; G. W. son 5; Jackie, son 3 MS:
    dau 1/12 MS.
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-22 WELLS, John 12 May 1837, 63 MS; Adaline
    wife 24 Jan 1848, 32 MS; Pansey son 9 May 1885, 15 MS: Lillie dau 20
    Jan 1888, 12 MS: Daisey dau 27 May 1882 MS; Noble, Forest, son in
    law 9 Dec 1872, 25 MS.
    1910 Fr.Co. #312 WELLS, John L.C. 73 md once 41 yrs MS Unk MS; Adaline
    M. wife 55 md once 41 years 6 children, 7 living MS NC MS
    Issue of John L.C. and Adaline Mariah (Strait) WELLS:
    a) Annie Mariah WELLS, b 3 Nov 1870 Fr.Co. MS, d 15 Feb. 1932. m 16
    Dec 1886 (Fr.Co. 1-177 by John F. Porter P.B.S., J.M. Cruise
    bondsman) Wesley Wroten, b 14 Nov 1860, d 15 Oct 1921, both bur
    Damascus Bapt. Church cem. Fr.Co. (Sec. 11 T7 R5) in the Kennolia
    Community.

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    THE MS CAINS

    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-19 Wroten, Wesley 14 Oct 1860, 39 MS; Anna
    wife 3 Nov 1870, 29 MS; Eunice dau 17 Sep 1887, 12 MS; Beatrice dau
    12 Dec 1890, 9; Audrie dau 22 Mch 1997, 3 MS
    1910 Fr.Co. E.D. 67-26 Wroten, Wesley (Kesly) 50 md once for 23 yrs MS
    MS MS; A.M. wife 40 md once, 23 yrs 6 children 6 living MS MS MS;
    Beatrice dau 16, Audry dau 12; Queenie dau 9; Loise dau 4; Leslie
    dau 2.
    1/ Eunice Wroten, b 17 Sep 1887, Fr.Co. MS
    2/ Beatrice Wroten, b 12 Dec 1890, Fr.Co. MS
    3/ Audrey Wroten, b 22 Mch 1897, Fr.Co. MS
    4/ Queenie Wroten, b c.1901, Fr.Co.
    5/ Lois Wroten, b c.1906, Fr.Co.
    6/ Leslie Wroten, b a.1908, Fr.Co.
    7/ Irene Wroten, b c.1911, Fr.Co.
    b) George Wiley WELLS, b 4 Jan 1873 Fr.Co., d 1937; m 13 Dec 1894
    (Fr.Co. 2-111, no return, he age 22, she age 22) Virginia Evelyn
    "Evie" Cupit, b 22 Nov 1872, d 19 Apr 1960, Wesson, MS, both bur
    Heucks Retreat Church Cem., Lincoln Co., MS., dau of Eli and
    Elizabeth (Godbold) Cupit.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Creek E.D. 146-53 Cupit, Eli 36 MS; L.E.
    wife 28 MS; Eva dau 7 MS; J.L. son 5 MS; Sallie dau 3; Minnie dau 1
    MS; Mallissa Mccall, adopted dau 20 MS.
    Eli Cupit m Elizabeth Godbold 7 Feb 1872 (Fr.CO. 5-172 by A.P.
    Nichelson M.G.1 R.F. Noble bondsman).
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-20 WELLS, George Jan 4, 1873, 27 MS; Evva
    wife 28 Nov 1872, 27 MS; Ersa dau 30 Oct 1895, 4; John son 13 Apr
    1899, 1; Luster, Herny Servant 19 Dec 1883 10 MS
    1910 Fr.Co. p.105 Meadville & Brookhaven Rd #71 WELLS, George 32 md
    once 15 yrs MS MS MS; Evy V. wife 37 md once 15 yrs 6 children 4
    living; Johnie E. son 11; Versie V. son 8; Lula L. dau 5; Thomas J.
    son 1.
    1/ Ersa Vida WELLS (dau), b 30 Oct 1895 Fr.Co. MS
    2/ Son WELLS, b 1897 Fr.Co., d c.1898 Fr.Co.
    3/ Johnnie Eli WELLS, b.13 Apr 1899, Fr.CO.
    4/ Versie Virgil WELLS, b c.1902, Fr.Co.
    5/ Luna L. WELLS, b c.1905
    6/ James Cody WELLS, b c.1909
    7/ Lillie Mae WELLS, b c.1911
    c) Harvey Leonard WELLS, b 12 July 1877 Fr.Co. MS, d 6 Mch 1941; m 17
    Nov 1896 (Fr.Co. 2-246 by James Cupit M.B.S., he age 21, she 18)
    Ella N. Coleman, b 13 May 1878, d 3 Feb 1966, both bur Rosehill
    Cem., Brookhaven, MS, dau of J.H. and M.O. Coleman.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Creek E.D. 146-44 Coleman, J.H. 26 MS;
    M.O. wife 21 MS; Columbus son 3; Ella dau 2; William son 7/12 MS
    1900 Lincoln Co. Beat 5, E.D. 101-13 WELLS, Harvy Mar 1876 24 MS; Ella
    wife May 1878, 22 MS; dau Jan 1897, 3 MS

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    THE MS CAINS

    1910 Lincoln Co. E.D. 91-5 WELLS, Harvey 33 MS; Ella wife 32; Agnes
    dau 12
    1/ Agnes L. WELLS, b 27 Nov 1897; m _____ Enright, bur. Rosehill Cem.
    d) Richard "Jackie" WELLS, died young.
    e) Geneva Addie WELLS, b 11 May 1880 Fr.Co., d 9 Nov 1949; m 17 Jan
    1900 (Fr.Co. 2-466 by C.G. Guice J.P.) Milton Whitfield Seale, b 2 May
    1877, d 8 Oct 1961, both bur Midway (Sec.30 T6 R3, 1 mile south of
    Meadville toward Bude), son of Jason M. Seale and his 2nd wife
    Catherine Whittington. See p.113, this compilation. He married 2nd
    Lula B. ___, b 21 July 1893, d 22 Jan. 1957, bur Midway.
    1910 Fr.Co. Meadville p.77 #43 Seale, Milton 32 md once MS MS MS;
    Geneva wife 29 md once 10 years, 5 children, 5 living; Vivian dau
    9; Rosa dau 8; Earl son 6; Jason son 5; Eva dau 3.
    1/ Vivian Earnestine Seale, b c.1901 Fr.Co.,MS.
    2/ Primrose Geneva Seale, b c.1902, Fr.Co.
    3/ Earl Frank Seale, b c.1904, Fr.Co.
    4/ Jason Lee Seale, b c.1905 Fr.Co.
    5/ Evie Neta Seale, b c.1907 Fr.Co.
    6/ Annie Daisy Seale, b c.1910 Fr.Co.
    f) Daisy Francis WELLS, b 22 Apr 1884 Fr.Co.; d 5 Sep 1957 m 17 Jan
    1900 (Fr.Co. 2-468 by C.G. Guice) Forrest Houston Noble, b 9 Dec 1876,
    d 24 Mch 1953, both bur Rosehill cem., Brookhaven, MS., son of R.F.
    and Narcissa Noble.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat McCall's Creek, E.D. 146-51, Nobles, R.F. 42 MS;
    Narcisa wife 35 MS; W.A. dau 14 MS; Louis son 12 MS; Rufus son 9
    MS; B.W. son 7; Forrest son 5; M.J. dau 3, Narrcissa dau 1 MS
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-22 Noble, Forest 9 Dec 1874 25, MS, son in
    law of John WELLS.
    1910 Lincoln Co. MS Brookhaven E.D. 84-19 Noble, F.H. 36; Daisy wife
    28; Ralph son 8; Gladys dau 7; Wahne son 3.
    1/ Ralph Fitzhugh Noble, b c.1902, MS
    2/ Glady Mae Noble, b c.1903
    3/ Maxie Forrest Noble, b c.1907
    4/ Roger Paul Noble, b c.1911
    g) Pansy "Johnny" WELLS, b 4 May 1885 Fr.Co. MS, d 22 Nov 1938 Natchez
    Hosp., Adams Co., MS, bur Midway Cem. Fr. Co. MS; m 20 June 1903
    (Fr.Co. 3-124 by J.Q. Byrd J.P.) David "Dave" Tillet Porter (as
    his first wife), b 21 Jan 1884 McCall, Fr.Co. MS, d 21 Aug 1974
    Ferriday, LA, bur Greenlawn Cem., Natchez, MS, son of John
    Ferdinand Porter and Nancy Fedella Carraway.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 4 McCall's Creek E.D.146-43 Porter, John F. 41
    MS;.Nancy.T. wife 28 MS; B.B. dau 5; S.B. dau 3; Eli O'Neal servant
    20 MS 1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 E.D. 52-6 Porter, John 27 Mar 1839, 61 MS;
    Nancy wife 24 Sep 1852, 48 MS; Judie dau 7 Nov 1880, 19; David son
    21 Jan 1884, 16 MS; Gambrel son 9 June 1987, 12; Carey son 15 Feb
    1890, 10; Orsie son 12 Dec 1893, 6 MS.



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    1910 Fr.Co. Beat 4 #16 Brookhaven Road, Porter, David 21 m once 6 yrs
    MS MS MS; Pansy wife 25 md once 6 years 2 children 2 living; A.D.
    dau 5; Hazel dau 2.
    1/ A. Dee Porter, b 16 May 1904 Fr.Co. MS. Her third marriage was to
    David S. McDonald, b 11 July 1893, d 18 Sep 1967, Houston, TX. No
    children.
    2/ Hazel Lillian Porter, b 29 Jan 1908 Fr.Co.; m 24 Dec 1926 at
    Vidalia, Concordia Par., LA, Roy Leo Cobb, b 3 Oct 1906 Fr.Co., d
    11 Mar 1986 Natchez, MS, bur Midway Cem.
    1910 Fr.Co. Beat 3 Meadville & Union Church Road #87 Cobb, James M. 32
    md once 13 yrs 6 children 5 living MS MS MS; Maude wife 30 md once
    13 years 6 children 5 living; Dewy son 11; Willie son 9; Gladys
    dau 6; Roy son 4; Ceaser son 2; Grooms, Martha m other 56 wd 5
    children 4 living MS MS MS
    A/ Thomas "Tommie" Chester Cobb, b 14 Sep 1931 Fayette, Jefferson,
    MS; m 1st 7 Dec 1953 Elizabeth Daniel of N.C. (div.)
    a/ Linda Susan Cobb, b 6 Dec 1954
    3/ John "Johnny" David Porter, b 27 Mch 1912 Fr.Co. MS, d 4 Apr 1974,
    Excelsior, MN, bur B Apr 1974 Baton Rouge, LA; m 31 July 1936
    Vidalia, LA Ora D. Cole, b 21 Mar 1908 Fr.Co.MS.
    A/ Gene Porter, step son
    4/ Willie Lee "Billie" Porter (twin), b 29 Jan 1921 Fr. Co. MS; m 30
    Aug 1941 Fr.Co. MS, Jack Raymond Nixon, b 14 May 1921
    A/ Philip Raymond Nixon, b 26 Sep 1953 El Paso, TX; m 20 May 1978
    New Orleans LA, Sheree Lee Denniss, b 18 May 1958 Colorado
    Springs, CO
    a/ Clint Rayland Nixon, b 25 Aug 1980, N.O., LA
    B/ Melvina "Mel" Maxine Nixon, b 11 July 1955, Colorado Springs, CO,
    m 14 May 1983 Texarkana, TX, Cliff Allen Brothers
    5/ Annie Lee "Ann" Porter (twin), b 29 Jan 1921 Fr.Co. MS; m 13 Feb
    1945, Yuma, AZ Verne "Johnnie" Randall Jr., b 15 Aug 1922
    Poticallo, Idaho, d 31 Jan 1970 Texarkana, TX, bur Chaplewood
    Cem., Texarkana, TX.
    A/ Dianna Lynne Randall, b 3 May 1954 El Paso, TX; m Dennis Anthony
    Patterson, b 14 May 1952 OK.
    a/ Melissa Ann Patterson, b 28 Jan 1978 Nacogdoches, TX
    b/ April Lynne Patterson, b 2 Apr 1891, Texarkana, TX
    c/ Philip Anthony Patterson, b 15 Feb 1983 Midland, TX
    B/ John Charles Randall, b 22 Jan 1961 Texarkana, TX; m (div.)
    a/ John Verne Randall, b 26 Dec 1983, Camden, AR

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    h) Lillie Mae WELLS, b 20 June 1887 Fr.Co. MS, d 14 Jan 1953, bur New
    Sight Cem., Lincoln Co. MS; m 1st 20 June 1907 (Fr.Co. 3-423 by
    W.T. Wooten J.P.) John Asa Cotten, b 23 Apr 1882, d 26 July 1952,
    bur Holly Spring Cem., Lincoln Co. MS. She m 2nd John R. Raney.
    1900 Fr.Co. Beat 4 172 Cotten, Asa 2 Jan 1851, 49 md 27 yrs MS MS MS;
    Elizabeth wife 18 June 1855, 44, md 27 yrs, 17 children 15 living
    MS MS MS: Florence dau 17 Apr 1876, 24 MS MS MS; Lillie dau 20 Feb
    1880, 20; Dazie dau 21 Feb 1880, 20; John son 2 3 Apr 1882, 18, Ada
    dau 26 Dec 1883, 16; Thomas son 1 Nov 1885, 14; James son 10 Mar
    1887, 13; Alice dau 2 June 1869, 11; Ella dau 27 July 1890, 9; Nina
    dau 24 Oct 1893, 6; Rubbie dau 9 May 1895, 5; Kate 29 May 1897, 3;
    Eula 10 Jan 1900 4/12.
    Asa B. Cotten m M.E. Cloy 10 Dec 1873 (Fr.Co. 6-25 by John Sample,
    Meth. South, with H.A. Cotten bondsman.
    1910 Fr.Co. #235 Cotton, John A. 28 md once 3 yrs MS MS MS; Lillie
    wife 22 m once 3 yrs 0 children.
    1/ John Asa Cotten Jr.
    2/ Addie Daisey Cotten

    C) Mary Elizabeth WELLS, b c.1840 Fr.Co. MS, d c.1883; m 18 Dec. 1865
    (Fr.Co. 4-391 by D.B. Cain, G.P. Hunt bondsman) Alexander McDonald.
    He was killed by a falling tree c.1879. Liz WELLS died a short time
    later.
    1870 Fr.Co. p.7 #91 McDonald, Alexander 34 wheelwright Scotland;
    Elizabeth 30 MS; Wiley D. 2 m; Edward 1 m; Alex 2/12 m Apr.
    1880 Fr.Co. Beat 5 Cain's 146-26 McDonald, Elizabeth 40 MS; Alexander
    son 12 MS; William son 8; Dempsey son 5; Malissa dau 3; Thomas son 1
    a) Wiley D. McDonald, b c.1868 Fr.Co., probably died before 1870.
    b) Edward McDonald, b c.1869 Fr.Co., probably died before 1870.
    c) Alexander McDonald, b Apr 1870 Fr.Co. MS, reared by Sister (WELLS)
    Young.

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    d) William McDonald,.b 1872 Fr.Co., reared by Willie Cain.
    e) Dempsey McDonald, b c.1875 These last three reared
    f) Malissa MCDonald, b c.1877 by John WELLS.
    g) Thomas McDonald, b c.1879
    D) Martha M. WELLS, b c.1842; m 9 Dec 1869 (Fr.Co. 5-72 by W.K. Magee
    Judge Probate, E.C. Adams bondsman) James Polk Cupit. This family
    was not identified from the MS censuses.
    E) Sarah J. WELLS, b c1844; m 9 Nov 1865 (Fr.Co. 4-380 by D.D. Rollins
    J.P., N. Blucker bondsman) James M. Mitchell. This family has not
    been identified on a MS census. In 1900, in the home of David D.
    Rollins was Willie Mitchell, b Feb 1892, 9 MS, nephew of David D.
    Rollins. Sarah (Cain) WELLS m 2nd David Dixon Rollins and they show
    in the censuses:
    1850 - See above
    1860 Fr.Co. p.305 #481 Rollins, David D. 39 School teaching LA; Sarah
    44 MS; Theresa 13 f; James 10 mi Louisa 6 f; William 4 m Ann Eliza 1
    f; Elizabeth WELLS 20 f; Martha ? WELLS 18 f, Sarah WELLS 17 f.
    1870 Fr.Co. p.70 1919 Rollins, D.D. 49 MS; Sarah 54; D.D. Jr. 20;
    Lauria 16; W.D. 14;. Amaliza 12 MS.
    .

Susan Spill1,2,3

F, #42307, b. 1795
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID448 _Researcher3
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher3
  • Married Name: 1 August 1837; Mrs. Wells (Spill)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; De Soto Parish, Louisiana, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Benj Wills
    Name: Benj Wills
    [Benjamin Wells]
    Age: 52
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798
    Birth Place: Louisiana
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): De Soto, Louisiana
    Household Members: Name Age
    Benj Wills 52 LA
    Sina Wills 16 AL
    Susan Wills 55 VA; Head of Household=Benjamin Wells

Family: Benjamin Wells b. 1798, d. a 1850

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. Or
  3. Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health Statistics
  4. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publish
  5. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these recok format, located at the Family History Library.
  6. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920..
  7. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  8. Donna Lee McKee Wells,.
  9. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969, Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc.,
  10. Alabama Center for Health Statistics. Alabama Marriage Index, 1936-1969. Alabama Center for Health
  11. Dodd, Jordan R., et. al. Early American Marriages: Alabama to 1825. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexi
  12. Hunting For Bears, comp. Alabama marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many ofok format, located at the Family History Library.
  13. Dodd, Jordan R., comp. Early American Marriages: Alabama, 1800 to 1920..

Dolly Dortch1

F, #42308, b. circa 1790
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • Birth*: circa 17902,1
  • (Bride) Marriage: 27 July 1810; Wilkinson Co., Mississippi, USAG; Mississippi, Compiled Marriages, 1800-1825

    Report issue

    Name:      Dollie Dortch
    Spouse:      Benjamin Wells
    Marriage Date:      27 Jul 1810
    Marriage County:      Wilkinson; Groom=Benjamin Wells3,4

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Donna Lee McKee Wells,.
  3. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  4. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935, Hunting For Bears, comp. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, I. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or Birth Registration.
  5. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  6. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935,comp. Hunting For Bears, Hunting For Bears, comp. Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 200. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book form.

Lot Daughdrill1,2

M, #42309, b. 1819
  • Reference: W999 ID236

Family:

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Rosalie Jeanett Henenberg

F, #42310, b. circa 1920
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Rosa Lee Henenburg3,2
  • Married Name: circa 1940; Mrs. Wells (Henenberg)

Family: Dalton Thurston Wells b. 22 Mar 1918, d. 15 May 1996

Citations

  1. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.

John Boyd Hollman1

M, #42314, b. 1888, d. 13 August 1971
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher4
  • Name Variation: John Boyd Holleman5,4
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 8 April 1930; Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, USAG;
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about Dalton Wells
    Name: Dalton Wells
    Home in 1930: Dallas, Dallas, Texas
    Age: 12
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1918
    Birthplace: Arkansas
    Relation to Head of House: Brother-in-law
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    John B Holleman 42
    Zora Holleman 30
    Donnel H Holleman 2
    Dalton Wells 12
    Maud Parish 19; Household Member=Dalton Thurston Wells, Household Member=Zorababel Wells

Family: Zorababel Wells b. 19 Nov 1899, d. 21 Mar 1970

Citations

  1. Unknown author, Donna Lee McKee Wells, 712 Kimberly Street, Tecumseh, OK 74873, 405-598-3254.
  2. 1930 TX Dallas Dallas ED77, family 298 - John B Holleman (Dalton Wells) unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  3. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Name: John Holleman
    Death Date: 13 Aug 1971
    Death County: Dallas
    Gender: Male
    Marital Status: Widowed unknown record type, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  4. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  5. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.

Randy Dean Wells1,2

M, #42330, b. 19 May 1980, d. 6 August 1980
  • Reference: W018 ID236

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Thelma R Nelson1,2

F, #42332, b. circa 1910
  • Reference: W018 ID236
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID236 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: before 2002; Mrs. Wells (Nelson)

Family: Luther Barnes Wells b. 17 Jan 1904, d. 4 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. Donna Lee McKee, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID931C~1.GED and imported on 09/09/2008 at 09:23:49.,_ID236 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.