Fanny Mae Roberts1

F, #60283, b. 1878, d. 30 August 1940
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 1 March 1893; Mrs. Wells (Roberts)

Family: Harley Grant Wells b. 20 Sep 1872, d. 31 Jan 1955

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

May Van Voorhis1

F, #60284, b. 2 April 1887
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 27 July 1943; Mrs. Wells (Van Voorhis)

Family: Harley Grant Wells b. 20 Sep 1872, d. 31 Jan 1955

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Mary L Larson

F, #60285, b. 27 September 1882, d. 22 March 1966
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 2 July 1902; Mrs. Wells (Larson)

Family: Simeon Elsworth Wells b. 26 Jul 1881, d. 18 Sep 1957

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Anna Wilhelmina Gibson1

F, #60286, b. 10 February 1885, d. 22 August 1987
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 24 June 1908; Mrs. Wells (Gibson)

Family: Frank Elliott Wells b. 20 Dec 1883, d. 13 Mar 1985

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Herbert Harry Mc Call1

M, #60287, b. 11 January 1870, d. 11 April 1957
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Ona Dell Wells b. 4 Sep 1876, d. 8 Jul 1957

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Daniel Duck1

M, #60288, b. 23 August 1826, d. before 1900
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Paulina Esther Wells b. 22 May 1827, d. 21 Mar 1921

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Alfred Robb1

M, #60289, b. 1856, d. 3 January 1929
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Lydia Wells b. Mar 1862, d. 1947

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Carson Wicks1

M, #60290, b. circa 1834, d. 22 June 1915
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Sophronia Wells b. 27 Mar 1834, d. 17 Dec 1911

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Bessie Wells1

F, #60291, b. 21 February 1884, d. 18 July 1962
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Married Name: 1902; Mrs. Bechtold (Wells)
  • Married Name: before 1962; Mrs. Barber (Wells)

Family: Fred Barber b. c 1940

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.
  2. Unknown author, Illinois State Marriage Index /_W999/ as submitted in GEDCOM file I:TMGWGEDCOMSILMARR.GED and imported on 12/19/2011 at 02:16:02.

Byron Wells1

M, #60292, b. 21 February 1884, d. 12 October 1957
  • Reference: W010 ID108

Family: Edna Mabel Miller b. 8 Mar 1885, d. 14 Jun 1971

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Lewis E Rote1

M, #60293, b. 1861, d. after 1930
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Mary Wells b. Oct 1864, d. 1947

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Charles F Neuschwander1

M, #60294, b. 2 October 1865, d. 2 January 1941
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Jennie Wells b. 8 Jan 1870, d. 2 Mar 1947

Citations

  1. Unknown author, Illinois State Marriage Index /_W999/ as submitted in GEDCOM file I:TMGWGEDCOMSILMARR.GED and imported on 12/19/2011 at 02:16:02.
  2. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Anna Hugelshofer1

F, #60295, b. circa 1880
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 9 September 1896; Mrs. Wells (Hugelshofer)

Family: Lewis Edwin Wells b. 1875, d. a 1920

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Lawrence W Wells1

M, #60296, b. circa 1901
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Birth*: circa 19011

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Grace M Wells1

F, #60297, b. circa 1911
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Birth*: circa 19111

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Ruth E Wells1

F, #60298, b. circa 1914
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Birth*: circa 19141

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Troy Frank Bechtold1

M, #60299, b. circa 1880
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Name Variation: Frank Bechtold2

Family: Bessie Wells b. 21 Feb 1884, d. 18 Jul 1962

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.
  2. Unknown author, Illinois State Marriage Index /_W999/ as submitted in GEDCOM file I:TMGWGEDCOMSILMARR.GED and imported on 12/19/2011 at 02:16:02.

Edna Mabel Miller1

F, #60300, b. 8 March 1885, d. 14 June 1971
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 26 February 1903; Mrs. Wells (Miller)

Family: Byron Wells b. 21 Feb 1884, d. 12 Oct 1957

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.
  2. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Clifford Russell Wells1

M, #60301, b. 19 July 1905, d. 16 January 1952
  • Reference: W010 ID108

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Evelyn Pearl Wells1

F, #60302, b. 25 May 1908
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Married Name: Mrs. Ruth (Wells)

Family: Edward Ruth

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Lester Joseph Wells1

M, #60303, b. 20 September 1914
  • Reference: W010 ID108

Family: Alberta Dornink b. 18 Jul 1914

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Esther Pickett1

F, #60304
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 24 December 1927; Mrs. Wells (Pickett)

Family: Clifford Russell Wells b. 19 Jul 1905, d. 16 Jan 1952

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Edward Ruth1

M, #60305
  • Reference: W999 ID108

Family: Evelyn Pearl Wells b. 25 May 1908

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Alberta Dornink1

F, #60306, b. 18 July 1914
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Married Name: 24 August 1935; Mrs. Wells (Dornink)

Family: Lester Joseph Wells b. 20 Sep 1914

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Rachael E Sweaniger1

F, #60338, b. December 1844, d. 17 January 1925
  • Reference: W999 ID108
  • Birth*: December 1844; Illinois, USAG
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 25 December 1861; Schneyville, Green Co., Wisconsin, USAG; Groom=Carlos J Wells1
  • Burial*: 17 January 1925; Rock Grove, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; THE FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD, Tuesday, January 20, 1925, p. 11
    Word had come to friends in Rock Grove on Saturday that Mrs. Rachel Wells had died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lura Reed of South Dakota. The remains will be brought to Rock Grove and will be burled beside those of her late husband, Carlos Wells. Funeral arrangements await the arrival of the body.

    THE FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD, Wednesday, January 21, 1925, p. 13
    The remains of Mrs. Carlos Wells were brought to the home of her daughter, Mrs. David Rockey, on Monday from Bath, S. D., where she had been residing with another daughter, Mrs. Lura Reed. Mr. and Mrs. Reed accompanied the remains. Her death was caused by heart failure from which; she had long been a sufferer. Funeral: services were held at the home at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon and later at Rock Grove where interment took place.
  • (Deceased) Death*: 17 January 1925; Brown Co., South Dakota, USAG1
  • Married Name: 25 December 1861; Mrs. Wells (Sweaniger)

Family: Carlos J Wells b. 7 Jan 1842, d. 29 Jan 1917

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

William Warner Wells1

M, #60339, b. 24 November 1862, d. 7 November 1941
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Birth: 24 November 1862; Rock Grove, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG
  • Birth*: 24 November 1862; Rock Grove Twp, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 28 January 1886; Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; Illinois State Marriage Index: 28 Jan 1886 STEPHENSON Co., IL: / 301
    ; Bride=Ida Jane Bennehoff2
  • (Groom) Marriage: 28 January 1886; Davis, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; Bride=Ida Jane Bennehoff
  • (Deceased) Death*: 7 November 1941; Sycamore, De Kalb Co., Illinois, USAG1
  • Burial: 7 November 1941; Rock Grove, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; . Rock Grove Township

    WILLIAM WELLS IS TAKEN TODAY - November 7, 1941
    Well Known Resident of Sycamore This Morning at 9:00 O'clock; Funeral is Sunday.
    William Warner Wells, well-known resident of this community for more than a score of years, passed away this morning at 9:00 o'clock, at the age of seventy-eight……The decedent was born at Rock Grove, ILL., on November 24, 1862, the son of Carlos and Rachel Swearigan Wells. He received his education in that vicinity and on January 28, 1886, he was united in marriage to Ida Jane Bennehoft……Had Business Here……As a resident of this city, having lived on Center Cross street for more than twenty years, and as a local business man, having had a washing machine agency here, Mr. Wells made many friends here. He possessed all of the fine traits of character that made him the highly respected citizen he was. He was a member of the Lutheran denomination……Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Charles Thompson of Rockford, and Mrs. Harry Merritt of this city; two sons, Ralph E. and Marvin C. Wells of this city; three granddaughters, Mrs. Floyd Nelson of Rockford, Mrs. Dwight Vaughn and Miss Dorothy Wells of this city; six grandsons, Alfred Schmeltzer of Spring Grove, James Wells of Burbank, Calif., William Wells, and Stanley Wells of Champaign; one great granddaughter, Carol Jean Vaughn of Rockford, five great grandsons, James R. and Jerry Wells of Burbank, Calif., Dwight Vaughn and Keith Nelson, both of Rockford; and Edward Edgar Wells of this city; a brother, John Wells of Rock Grove; and two sisters, Mrs. Dave Rackey of Rock Grove and Mrs. Orf Reed of Bath, S.D.; a son, also a grandchild, Miss Vida Schmetzer, have preceded him in death……Funeral services will be held at his home on Center Cross street at 11:00 o'clock on Sunday, and at 2:30 o'clock at Rock Grove Lutheran church.
  • (Interred) Obituary*: circa 9 November 1941; Sycamore, De Kalb Co., Illinois, USAG; "Well Known Resident of Sycamore For Many Years Passed Away This Morning at 9:00 O'clock; Funeral is Sunday

    William Warner Wells, well-know resident of this community for more than a score of years passed away this morning at 9:00 o'clock at the age of seventy-eight.
    The decedent was born at Rock Grove, Ill., on November 24, 1862, the son of Carlos and Rachel Swearigan Wells. He received his education in that vicinity and on January 18, 1886 he was united in marriage to Ida Jane Bennehoft.

    As a residnt of this city having lived on Center Cross street for more than twenty years, and as a local business man, having had a washing machine agency here, Mr. Wells made many friends here. He possessed all the fine traits of character that made him the highly respected citizen he was. He was a member of the Lutheran denomination.

    Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Charles Thompson of Rockford, and Mrs. Harry Merritt of this city; two sons, Ralph E, and Marvin C Wells of this city; three granddaughters, Mrs. Floyd Nelson of Rockford, Mrs. Dwight Vaughn and Miss Dorothy Wells of this city; six grandsons, Alfred Schmeltzer of Spring Grove, James Wells of burbank, Calif., William Wells and Stanley Wells, both of this city, Donal Merritt of Virgin Isle and Rober Wells of Champaign; one great granddaughter, Carol Jean Vaughn of Rockford, five great grandsons, James R and Jerry Wells of Burback, Califl., Dwight Vaugn and Keith Nelson, both of Rockford, and Edward Edgar Wells of this city; a brother John Wells of Rock Grove; and two sisters, Mrs. Dave Rackey of Rock Grove and Mrs. Orf Reed of Bath, S.D., a son also a grandchil Miss Vida Schmeltzer, have precdedhi in death.

    Funderal services will be held at his home on Center Cross street at 11:00 o'colck on Sunday and at 2:30 o;clock at Rock Grove Lutheran Church."
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1900; Rock Grove Twp., Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; 1900 United States Federal Census
    about William Wells
    Name: William Wells
    Home in 1900: Rock Grove, Stephenson, Illinois
    Age: 37
    Birth Date: Nov 1862
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to head-of-house: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Illinois
    Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
    Spouse's Name: Ida Wells
    Marriage year: 1886
    Marital Status: Married
    Years married: 14
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William Wells 37
    Ida Wells 40
    Maud Wells 13
    Ralph Wells 9
    Marvin Wells 7
    Lorena Wells 3
    David Brobst 31

    ; Household Member=Maud Wells, Household Member=Lorena Wells, Household Member=Ralph Edgar Wells, Household Member=Marvin Carlos Wells, Household Member=Ida Jane Bennehoff
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1910; Sycamore, De Kalb Co., Illinois, USAG; 1910 United States Federal Census
    about William Wills
    Name: William Wills
    [William Wells]
    Age in 1910: 48
    Estimated Birth Year: 1862
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: United States of America
    [United States]
    Mother's Birth Place: United States of America
    [United States]
    Spouse's Name: Ida Wills
    Home in 1910: Sycamore Ward 2, DeKalb, Illinois
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William Wills 48
    Ida Wills 50
    Ralph Wills 19
    Marvin Wills 17
    Lorena Wills 13; Household Member=Lorena Wells, Household Member=Marvin Carlos Wells, Household Member=Ida Jane Bennehoff, Household Member=Ralph Edgar Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1920; Sycamore, De Kalb Co., Illinois, USAG; 1920 United States Federal Census
    about Will W Wells
    Name: Will W Wells
    [Wm Wells]
    Home in 1920: Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois
    Age: 57
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
    [Head]
    Spouse's Name: Ida Wells
    Father's Birth Place: Illinois
    Mother's Birth Place: Illinois
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Own
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Will W Wells 57
    Ida Wells 60

    ; Head of Household=Ida Jane Bennehoff
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1930; Sycamore, De Kalb Co., Illinois, USAG; 1930 United States Federal Census
    about William W Wills
    Name: William W Wills
    Home in 1930: Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois
    View Map
    Age: 67
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birthplace: Illinois
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Ida Wills
    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
    William W Wills 67
    Ida Wills 70
    Veda Schmeltzer 24

    ; Head of Household=Ida Jane Bennehoff

Family: Ida Jane Bennehoff b. 26 Jul 1859, d. 3 Nov 1936

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.
  2. Unknown author, Illinois State Marriage Index /_W999/ as submitted in GEDCOM file I:TMGWGEDCOMSILMARR.GED and imported on 12/19/2011 at 02:16:02.

Laurie Wells1

F, #60340, b. circa 1865
  • Reference: W010 ID108

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

John E Wells1

M, #60341, b. 22 February 1867, d. 8 May 1932
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Birth*: 22 February 1867; Rock Grove Twp, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG1
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 10 December 1892; Rock Grove Twp, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; Bride=Annie Mc Cauley1
  • Burial*: 8 May 1932; Rock Grove, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG
  • (Deceased) Death*: 8 May 1932; Rock Grove Twp, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; John Wells of Rock Grove - May 8, 1932

    Following an illness of about three weeks, John Wells passed away about 2:45 o’clock Sunday afternoon at his home about a mile north of Rock Grove. His death was due to pneumonia…… Mr. Wells was born in Stephenson county Feb. 22, 1867, the son of Carlos and Rachel Wells, and on Dec. 10, 1892 was united in marriage to Miss Annie McCaulley. The family have always resided in the vicinity of Rock Grove.

    Mr. Wells leaves his widow, Mrs. Annie Wells, one daughter, Mrs. Harry Zimmerman, of Loraine, Ill., two grandchildren, Stanley and Maxine Zimmerman, one brother, William Wells, of Sycamore, and two sisters, Mrs. David Rockey, of Rock Grove, and Mrs. O. H. Reed, of Bath, S.D.

    Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o’clock Wednesday afternoon from the home and later from the Evangelical church with the Rev. E. O. Fehr, of Rock Grove officiating. Interment will be made in the Rock Grove Cemetery.1

Family: Annie Mc Cauley b. 7 Jul 1872, d. 7 Mar 1952

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.

Cora Ellen Wells1

F, #60342, b. 29 October 1872, d. 7 October 1943
  • Reference: W010 ID108
  • Birth*: 29 October 1872; Rock Grove Twp, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 24 December 1890; Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; Illinois State Marriage Index: 24 Dec 1890 STEPHENSON Co., IL: / 760
    ; Groom=David W Rockey3
  • Burial*: 7 October 1943; Rock Grove, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG; born & died Rock Grove Township

    Rock Grove Couple Marks 50th Wedding Anniversary
    Dec. 27, 1940
    Mr. and Mrs. David Rockey observed their fiftieth wedding anniversary Wednesday in Rock Grove I. O. O. hall......Miss Cora Wells and David Rockey were married Dec. 24, 1890, by William Fehr, Dakota, who then was the justice of the peace. Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Fehr were their attendants......Their six children with their families made up the following group: Mr. and Mrs. Oyd Rockey and family, Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Zimmerman and family of Rock City, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rockey and family of Beloit, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. David Hillman and daughter, Fairy, of Rock City; Mr. and Mrs. Audrey Shelton and family of Rock Grove; Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Rockey and family. One son died in 1932......Other relatives were as follows: Rev. and Mrs. E. O. Fehr of ??, Rev. and Mrs. Harry Zimmerman and family, Mrs. Annie Well, Pontiac, ; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rockey of Freeport; Mrs. Minnie Eley and daughter, Evadue, and grandaughter of Monroe, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kaiser, Mr. and Mrs. L???? Kaiser and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kaiser, of Cedarville; Mr. and Mrs. George Schaffer and son; Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Spangler and son of Freeport; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Rockey of Rock City; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rockey and family......At noon dinner was served and a three-tiered wedding cake with miniature bride and groom made an attractive centerpiece for the table.

    Mrs. David Rockey - October 7, 1943
    Rock Grove, Ill., Oct. 7 -- Mrs. Cora Ellen Rockey, 71, wife of David Rockey, passed away about 1 o'clock this morning at the family home in Rock Grove, following an illness of about ten years......Mrs. Rockey, formerly Miss Cora Ellen Wells, was born in Rock Grove township on Oct. 29, 1872, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Wells. She spent her entire lifetime in this community with the exception of several years when she resided at Juda, Wis......On Dec. 24, 1890, she was united in marriage to David Rockey. She leaves her husband, six children, Oyd Rockey and Mrs. Audrey Shelton, of Juda; Mrs. Alvin Zimmerman, Mrs. David Hillman, of Rock City; Martin, of Beloit, Wis.; and Theodore Rockey of Rock Grove; sixteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One son preceded her in death......Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the home in Rock Grove and at 2 o'clock at the Rock Grove Evangelical church, of which she was a member. Rev. Wilson W. White will officiate and burial will be made in the Rock Grove Union Cemetery.
  • (Deceased) Death*: 7 October 1943; Rock Grove Twp, Stephenson Co., Illinois, USAG2
  • Married Name: 24 December 1890; Mrs. Rockey (Wells)

Family: David W Rockey b. 17 Mar 1865, d. Oct 1944

Citations

  1. Unknown author, FINDAGRAVE.COM, Record Type: CEMETERY.
  2. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.
  3. Unknown author, Illinois State Marriage Index /_W999/ as submitted in GEDCOM file I:TMGWGEDCOMSILMARR.GED and imported on 12/19/2011 at 02:16:02.

Lillis Wells1

F, #60343, b. circa 1870
  • Reference: W010 ID108

Citations

  1. Ray F Rollet _Researcher, Ray F. Rollet, 3320 Paint Creek Drive, Oakland, MI, 48363 as submitted in GEDCOM file Z:TMGWGEDCOMSW010ID108C.GED and imported on 02/20/2011 at 11:46:52.