Memory Lunsford Wells

M, #94473, b. 5 November 1872, d. 1955
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Gainesville, Sumter Co., Alabama, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      Memory L. Wells
    Age:      38
    Birth Date:      Abt 1842
    Birthplace:      Mississippi
    Home in 1880:      Gainesville, Sumter, Alabama, USA
    Dwelling Number:      29
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Prescilla Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Tennessee
    Mother's Birthplace:      Alabama
    Occupation:      Farmer
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    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Memory L. Wells      38
    Prescilla Wells      25
    Memory Wells      8
    Mary Wells      3
    Minnie J. Wells      5/12; Head of Household=Memory Lunsford Wells
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    Name:      Wells, Memory Dunsford
    [Wells, Memory Lunsford]
    Birth Date:      8 Nov 1872
    City/County:      Marion
    State:      MS
    Ethnicity:      W

James Sharp Wells

M, #94474, b. 24 March 1889, d. 1973

Charles Updike Wells

M, #94475, b. 9 December 1892, d. 1971

William J B Wells

M, #94476, b. 1897, d. 1901
  • Birth*: 1897
  • Death*: 1901

Memory Lunsford Wells

M, #94477, b. 1821
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1845; Noxubee Co., Mississippi, USA; Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866
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    Name:      M L Wells
    Census Date:      1845
    County:      Noxubee
    LINE:      83
    Roll:      v229_2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1850; Noxubee Co., Mississippi, USA; 1850 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      Memory Wells
    Age:      29
    Birth Year:      abt 1821
    Birthplace:      Tennessee
    Home in 1850:      Noxubee, Mississippi, USA
    Gender:      Male
    Family Number:      491
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Memory Wells      29
    Nancy Wells      24
    Berdnot Wells      2; Household Member=Nancy _____, Household Member=Berdnot Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1850; Noxubee Co., Mississippi, USA; Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890
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    Name:      Memory Wells
    State:      MS
    County:      Noxubee County
    Township:      No Township Listed
    Year:      1850
    Record Type:      Slave Schedule
    Page:      867
    Database:      MS 1850 Slave Schedule
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1853; Noxubee Co., Mississippi, USA; Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866
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    Name:      Memory Wells
    Census Date:      1853
    County:      Noxubee
    LINE:      21
    Roll:      v229_2

Family: Nancy _____ b. 1826

Nancy _____

F, #94478, b. 1826
  • Married Name: circa 1846; Mrs. Wells (_____)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Noxubee Co., Mississippi, USA; 1850 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      Memory Wells
    Age:      29
    Birth Year:      abt 1821
    Birthplace:      Tennessee
    Home in 1850:      Noxubee, Mississippi, USA
    Gender:      Male
    Family Number:      491
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Memory Wells      29
    Nancy Wells      24
    Berdnot Wells      2; Head of Household=Memory Lunsford Wells

Family: Memory Lunsford Wells b. 1821

Berdnot Wells

M, #94479, b. 1848
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Noxubee Co., Mississippi, USA; 1850 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      Memory Wells
    Age:      29
    Birth Year:      abt 1821
    Birthplace:      Tennessee
    Home in 1850:      Noxubee, Mississippi, USA
    Gender:      Male
    Family Number:      491
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Memory Wells      29
    Nancy Wells      24
    Berdnot Wells      2; Head of Household=Memory Lunsford Wells

William H Wells

M, #94480, b. 2 January 1856, d. 11 October 1940
  • Reference: W006 ID263
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Crawford, Wyandot Co., Ohio, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Eli Wells
    Age:      30
    Birth Year:      abt 1830
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      Ohio
    Home in 1860:      Crawford, Wyandot, Ohio
    Post Office:      Carey
    Dwelling Number:      203
    Family Number:      340
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Eli Wells      30
    Charlotte Wells      27
    Sarah A Wells      5
    William Wells      4; Head of Household=Eli Samuel Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Richland, Wyandot Co., Ohio, USA; 1870 United States Federal Census

    Name:      E Wells
    Age in 1870:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1830
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Dwelling Number:      9
    Home in 1870:      Richland, Wyandot, Ohio
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Male Citizen over 21:      Y
    Personal Estate Value:      800
    Real Estate Value:      3500
    Inferred Spouse:      Charlotte Wells
    Inferred Children:      Sarah A Wells
    William Wells
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    E Wells      40
    Charlotte Wells      35
    Sarah A Wells      14
    William Wells      13; Head of Household=Eli Samuel Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1880; Forest, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William Wells
    Age:      24
    Birth Date:      Abt 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1880:      Forest, Hardin, Ohio, USA
    Dwelling Number:      141
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Mary Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Laborer
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    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William Wells      24
    Mary Wells      25
    Denton Wells      4
    George Wells      1; Household Member=Clara Belle Scott, Household Member=George Sargent Wells, Household Member=Denton Stiles Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1900; Kenton, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William M Wells
    [William Wells]
    Age:      44
    Birth Date:      Jan 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1900:      Kenton Ward 3, Hardin, Ohio
    Ward of City:      3rd
    Street:      Leighton
    Sheet Number:      11A
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      221
    Family Number:      239
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Belle C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1886
    Years Married:      14
    Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Junk Huxter
    Months not employed:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      Yes
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William M Wells      44
    Belle C Wells      37
    Harry Wells      12
    Cicil Wells      11
    Ruth Wells      7
    Agnes Wells      4
    Dewy Wells      2; Household Member=Cecil Dale Wells, Household Member=Ruth Wells, Household Member=Agnes Wells, Household Member=Dewey Lawrence Wells, Household Member=Clara Belle Scott, Household Member=Harry Richard Wells

Family 1: Mary L Carter b. 1855

Family 2: Clara Belle Scott b. Jul 1862, d. 1939

Cecil Dale Wells

M, #94481, b. 16 January 1889, d. 18 February 1960
  • Reference: W006 ID263
  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kenton, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William M Wells
    [William Wells]
    Age:      44
    Birth Date:      Jan 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1900:      Kenton Ward 3, Hardin, Ohio
    Ward of City:      3rd
    Street:      Leighton
    Sheet Number:      11A
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      221
    Family Number:      239
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Belle C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1886
    Years Married:      14
    Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Junk Huxter
    Months not employed:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      Yes
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William M Wells      44
    Belle C Wells      37
    Harry Wells      12
    Cicil Wells      11
    Ruth Wells      7
    Agnes Wells      4
    Dewy Wells      2; Head of Household=William H Wells

Ruth Wells

F, #94482, b. July 1892
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  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kenton, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William M Wells
    [William Wells]
    Age:      44
    Birth Date:      Jan 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1900:      Kenton Ward 3, Hardin, Ohio
    Ward of City:      3rd
    Street:      Leighton
    Sheet Number:      11A
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      221
    Family Number:      239
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Belle C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1886
    Years Married:      14
    Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Junk Huxter
    Months not employed:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      Yes
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William M Wells      44
    Belle C Wells      37
    Harry Wells      12
    Cicil Wells      11
    Ruth Wells      7
    Agnes Wells      4
    Dewy Wells      2; Head of Household=William H Wells

Agnes Wells

F, #94483, b. January 1896
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  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kenton, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William M Wells
    [William Wells]
    Age:      44
    Birth Date:      Jan 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1900:      Kenton Ward 3, Hardin, Ohio
    Ward of City:      3rd
    Street:      Leighton
    Sheet Number:      11A
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      221
    Family Number:      239
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Belle C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1886
    Years Married:      14
    Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Junk Huxter
    Months not employed:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      Yes
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William M Wells      44
    Belle C Wells      37
    Harry Wells      12
    Cicil Wells      11
    Ruth Wells      7
    Agnes Wells      4
    Dewy Wells      2; Head of Household=William H Wells

Dewey Lawrence Wells

M, #94484, b. 20 November 1897, d. 20 February 1972
  • Reference: W006 ID263
  • Birth*: 20 November 1897; Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973
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    Name:      Dewey L. Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Birth Date:      20 Nov 1897
    Birth Place:      Kenton, Hardin, Ohio
    Father:      Wm. H. Wells
    Mother:      Clara Belle Scott
    FHL Film Number:      914851
  • Death*: 20 February 1972; East Farmingdale, Suffolk Co., New York, USA
  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kenton, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William M Wells
    [William Wells]
    Age:      44
    Birth Date:      Jan 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1900:      Kenton Ward 3, Hardin, Ohio
    Ward of City:      3rd
    Street:      Leighton
    Sheet Number:      11A
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      221
    Family Number:      239
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Belle C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1886
    Years Married:      14
    Father's Birthplace:      Virginia
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Junk Huxter
    Months not employed:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      Yes
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William M Wells      44
    Belle C Wells      37
    Harry Wells      12
    Cicil Wells      11
    Ruth Wells      7
    Agnes Wells      4
    Dewy Wells      2; Head of Household=William H Wells

Denton Stiles Wells

M, #94485, b. 10 October 1875
  • Reference: W006 ID263
  • Birth*: 10 October 1875; Forest, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

    Name:      Denton Stiles Wells
    Race:      White
    Birth Date:      10 Oct 1875
    Residence Place:      Hancock, Ohio, USA
    Physical Build:      Slender
    Height:      Medium
    Hair Color:      Gray
    Eye Color:      Blue
    Relative:      Mollie Wells
  • (Groom) Marriage*: circa 1900; prob., Hancock Co., Ohio, USA; Bride=Mollie Hamilton Spring
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Forest, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      William Wells
    Age:      24
    Birth Date:      Abt 1856
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1880:      Forest, Hardin, Ohio, USA
    Dwelling Number:      141
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Mary Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Occupation:      Laborer
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    William Wells      24
    Mary Wells      25
    Denton Wells      4
    George Wells      1; Head of Household=William H Wells

Family: Mollie Hamilton Spring b. 18 Feb 1881, d. 30 Jan 1926

John B Wells

M, #94486, b. 26 April 1902, d. 5 December 1970
  • Reference: W006 ID263
  • Birth*: 26 April 1902; Kenton, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973
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    Name:      John B. Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Birth Date:      26 Apr 1902
    Birth Place:      Kenton, Hardin, Ohio
    Father:      W. H. Wells
    Mother:      Belle Scott
    FHL Film Number:      1941226
  • (Groom) Marriage: circa 1925; Bride=Flossie Keckler
  • Death*: 5 December 1970; Carey, Wyandot Co., Ohio, USA;

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    Gravesite Details h/o Flossie Keckler; s/o William Wells & Clara
  • Burial*: 5 December 1970; Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey, Wyandot Co., Ohio, USA

Mary L Carter

F, #94487, b. 1855
  • Birth*: 1855; prob., Forest, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 7 February 1878; Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993

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    Name:      William H. Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Marriage Date:      7 Feb 1878
    Marriage Place:      Hardin, Ohio, USA
    Spouse:      Mary L. Carter
    Film Number:      000914843; Groom=William H Wells
  • Married Name: 7 February 1878; Mrs. Wells (Carter)

Family: William H Wells b. 2 Jan 1856, d. 11 Oct 1940

George A Wells

M, #94488, b. 1884
  • Birth*: 1884; prob., Ohio, USA
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 8 September 1903; prob., Marion, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993

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    Name:      George A. Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Age:      19
    Birth Date:      abt 1884
    Marriage Date:      8 Sep 1903
    Marriage Place:      Hancock, Ohio, USA
    Father:      William Wells
    Mother:      Ella Keg
    Spouse:      Sylvia A. Russell
    Film Number:      001299109; Bride=Sylvia Russell

Family: Sylvia Russell b. 1882, d. 2 Jul 1955

Sylvia _____

F, #94489, b. circa 1880
  • Married Name: circa 1900; Mrs. Wells (_____)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1910; Marion, Hardin Co., Ohio, USA; 1910 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      George S Wells
    Age in 1910:      29
    Birth Year:      abt 1881
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1910:      Marion, Hardin, Ohio
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Sylvia A Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Native Tongue:      English
    Occupation:      Barbar
    Industry:      Own Barber Shop
    Employer, Employee or Other:      Employer
    Home Owned or Rented:      Rent
    Farm or House:      House
    Able to Read:      Yes
    Able to Write:      Yes
    Years Married:      7
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    George S Wells      29
    Sylvia A Wells      24
    Gladys B Wells      6
    Exworth P Wells      4
    Ruth Geneva Wells      0; Head of Household=George Sargent Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio, USA; 1920 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      George Wells
    Age:      39
    Birth Year:      abt 1881
    Birthplace:      Ohio
    Home in 1920:      Springfield Ward 1, Clark, Ohio
    House Number:      1088
    Residence Date:      1920
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Sylvia Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Mother's Birthplace:      Ohio
    Able to Speak English:      Yes
    Occupation:      Barber
    Industry:      own Shop
    Employment Field:      Own Account
    Home Owned or Rented:      Rent
    Able to Read:      Yes
    Able to Write:      Yes
    Neighbors:      View others on page
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    George Wells      39
    Sylvia Wells      35
    Vernice Wells      14
    Elsworth Wells      16
    Conley Wells      6
    Boyd Wells      13; Head of Household=George Sargent Wells

Family: George Sargent Wells b. 24 Oct 1878, d. 6 Sep 1946

Ella Keg

F, #94490, b. circa 1850
  • Married Name: Mrs. Wells (Keg)

Family: William Wells b. c 1850

William Wells

M, #94491, b. circa 1850
  • (Groom) Marriage: Bride=Ella Keg
  • Birth*: circa 1850

Family: Ella Keg b. c 1850

Beatrice _____

F, #94492, b. 1896, d. 1983
  • Married Name: circa 1915; Mrs. Wells (_____)

Family: George Stanley Wells b. 1894, d. 14 Dec 1970

John Jasper Wells

M, #94493, b. 11 November 1843, d. 1 July 1914
  • Birth*: 11 November 1843; Brown Co., Ohio, USA
  • (Groom) Marriage*: circa 1860; Bride=Alverda Armstrong
  • Death*: 1 July 1914; Palestine, Anderson Co., Texas, USA;

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    Birth 11 Nov 1843 Brown County, Ohio, USA
    Death 1 Jul 1914 Palestine, Anderson County, Texas, USA
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    Birth: Brown county, Ohio

    Census: 1880, age 36 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with wife, son Heber, and brother-in-law, Walter Scott Wells, listed two ahead of Maj Raphael Guido Rombauer, on south Lyon street, a retail grocer.

    An early biography of John J Wells, is printed on page 380 of the History of Jasper County, Missouri by F A North, Des Moines, Iowa, published 1883 by Mills publishing company, to wit:



    John Jasper Wells was Carthage City Treasurer in 1880.

    Census: 1900, age 56 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with wife, her father, Wm F Armstrong, son Heber at 302 west Sixth street, next north, behind brother Walter at 305 west Seventh street, a wholesale grocer.

    Census: 1910, age 66 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri with wife, son Heber & his wife Adelaide at 306(sic) west Sixth street, still with Wells-Wiggins wholesale grocery company with building next north of Methodist church at 605 - 607 south Main street. The business was sold to Platt-Porter company in 1911, moved in 1920 to their new building at northwest corner of 6th & Main in 1920, with Beck Casket company taking the older building for its use.

    Before removing from Carthage in the earliest of the 20th century he was, among other things, president of the Commercial Club.

    Removing December 1912 from Carthage to a fruit ranch near Palestine, Anderson county, Texas for health reasons, where he passed away two years later July 1914 as the proprietor of a Fruit Farm.

    Death: record says buried on home farm, however his tombstone is in New Addition Cemetery, Palestine, Anderson county, Texas

    OBITUARY:

    THE JOPLIN GLOBE NEWSPAPER
    July 13, 1914

    FORMER CARTHAGE MAN DIES ON TEXAS RANCH

    J. J. Wells, Formerly a Prominent Carthage Wholesale Groceryman, Succumbs at His Home.

    J. J. Wells, until less than two years ago a prominent resident of Carthage, [MO.], died Wednesday night on his fruit ranch near Palestine, Texas, according to telegrams received in Carthage yesterday. Mr. Wells left Carthage in December, 1912 because of poor health. He was 71 years old.
    Mr. Wells was engaged in the grocery business, retail and wholesale, forty years previous to the time that he went to Texas. He was interested in the organization of the Wells-Wiggins Wholesale Grocery Company, later the Wells-Woodard Company, which was succeeded by the Platt-Porter Grocery Company.
    While a young man Mr. Wells enlisted in the One Hundred and Thirty-fifth Indiana Infantry and served during the latter part of the Civil War. He was a school teacher at one time and later engaged in the mercantile business. He came to Carthage from Winslow, Ohio. He was born in Brown County, Ohio.
    Burial will be at Palestine. The dead man is survived by a wife and a son, Heber. Mrs. Warren Woodard and Walter Wells of Carthage are sister and brother to the deceased.
    Information provided by Nancy Brewer

    Father: Jacob Wells b: Virginia.
    Mother: Jemema or Jemima "Jennie" Rich or Kich b: Brown county, Ohio.

    Marriage: Alverda "Verda" Armstrong b: DEC 1849 Indiana.
    Married: FEB 1873 Gibson county, Indiana.

    Known Child (wife declared two born, one living)

    Heber A Wells b: 30 AUG 1874 Carthage, Jasper county, Missouri.
    JOHN J. WELLS was born in 1843 in Brown county, Ohio. His father, Jacob, was a native of Virginia, and his mother, Jemima, nee Kich, was a native of Brown county, Ohio. The subject of this sketch was reared and educated in Spencer county, Indiana. He began his career on a farm, and after arriving at manhood he engaged in teaching school. In February, 1865, he enlisted in the army, but the war closing in a few months, he returned home and attended the Normal School of Ohio. In 1868 he went to Winslow, Pike county, Indiana, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits until the fall of 1873, when he came to Carthage, Missouri. He began business with Omar Harris. In 1878 Mr. Wells bought Harris's interest in the store where he is still located. He was married in 1873 to Miss Alverda Armstrong of Warwick county, Indiana. They have one child living, whose name is Heber. Mr. Wells is among the prominent business men of Carthage, and is generally known and held in esteem.

Family: Alverda Armstrong b. Dec 1849, d. 1936

Jemima _____

F, #94494, b. 1809, d. 1866
  • Birth*: 1809
  • (Bride) Marriage*: circa 1830; Groom=Jacob Wells
  • Death*: 1866
  • Married Name: circa 1830; Mrs. Wells (_____)

Family: Jacob Wells b. 20 Jul 1803, d. 7 Apr 1862

Jacob Wells

M, #94495, b. 20 July 1803, d. 7 April 1862

Family: Jemima _____ b. 1809, d. 1866

Henry Wells

M, #94497, b. 1820, d. 1859

Family: Mary Bertha Straus b. 2 Feb 1820, d. 8 Apr 1890

Mary Bertha Straus

F, #94498, b. 2 February 1820, d. 8 April 1890
  • Married Name: circa 1850; Mrs. Wells (Straus)
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1860; Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Mary Weil
    [Mary Wells]
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Female
    Birth Place:      Preußen
    Home in 1860:      Baltimore Ward 18, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
    Post Office:      Baltimore
    Dwelling Number:      3844
    Family Number:      4103
    Occupation:      Tailoress
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mary Weil      40
    Elizabeth Weil      16
    Henrietta Weil      13
    Augustus Weil      11
    Henry Weil      2; Witness=William Augustus Wells, Witness=Henry William Wells
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Wm. A. Wells
    Age:      29
    Birth Date:      Abt 1851
    Birthplace:      Maryland
    Home in 1880:      Baltimore, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, USA
    Street:      E Side Battery Ave
    House Number:      228
    Dwelling Number:      154
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Elizabeth Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Baden
    Mother's name:      Bertha Wells
    Mother's Birthplace:      Baden
    Occupation:      Laborer
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Wm. A. Wells      29
    Elizabeth Wells      24
    Annie Wells      1
    Bertha Wells      60
    Henry Wells      21; Head of Household=William Augustus Wells

Family: Henry Wells b. 1820, d. 1859

Henry William Wells

M, #94499, b. 12 November 1858, d. 16 October 1944
  • Reference: FAG
  • (Witness) Census: 1860; Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Mary Weil
    [Mary Wells]
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Female
    Birth Place:      Preußen
    Home in 1860:      Baltimore Ward 18, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
    Post Office:      Baltimore
    Dwelling Number:      3844
    Family Number:      4103
    Occupation:      Tailoress
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Mary Weil      40
    Elizabeth Weil      16
    Henrietta Weil      13
    Augustus Weil      11
    Henry Weil      2; Head of Household=Mary Bertha Straus
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Wm. A. Wells
    Age:      29
    Birth Date:      Abt 1851
    Birthplace:      Maryland
    Home in 1880:      Baltimore, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland, USA
    Street:      E Side Battery Ave
    House Number:      228
    Dwelling Number:      154
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Elizabeth Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Baden
    Mother's name:      Bertha Wells
    Mother's Birthplace:      Baden
    Occupation:      Laborer
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Wm. A. Wells      29
    Elizabeth Wells      24
    Annie Wells      1
    Bertha Wells      60
    Henry Wells      21; Head of Household=William Augustus Wells

Family: Charlotte E Mitchell b. 1864, d. 1915

Charlotte E Mitchell

F, #94500, b. 1864, d. 1915
  • Married Name: circa 1885; Mrs. Wells (Mitchell)

Family: Henry William Wells b. 12 Nov 1858, d. 16 Oct 1944

Joseph H Wells

M, #94501, b. 1876, d. 1952
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1930; Wiscasset, Lincoln Co., Maine, USA; 1930 United States Federal Census
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    Name:      Joseph H Wells
    [Joseph H Walls]
    Birth Year:      abt 1876
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Birthplace:      Massachusetts
    Marital Status:      Married
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Home in 1930:      Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, USA
    Map of Home:      View Map
    Street address:      State Road
    Dwelling Number:      114
    Family Number:      116
    Home Owned or Rented:      Owned
    Radio Set:      No
    Lives on Farm:      Yes
    Age at First Marriage:      24
    Attended School:      No
    Able to Read and Write:      Yes
    Father's Birthplace:      Massachusetts
    Mother's Birthplace:      Maine
    Able to Speak English:      Yes
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Industry:      Farm
    Class of Worker:      Working on own account
    Employment:      Yes
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Joseph H Wells      54
    Charlotte E Wells      83

Samuel J Wells

M, #94502, b. 8 July 1917, d. July 1991
  • Reference: W022
  • Birth*: 8 July 1917; Ashland, Boyd Co., Kentucky, USA; U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
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    Name:      Samuel Jay Wells
    [Samuel J Wells]
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Birth Date:      8 Jul 1917
    Birth Place:      Ashland Boyd, Kentucky
    Death Date:      9 Jul 1991
    Father:      James Wells
    Mother:      Eva Chapman
    SSN:      287094780
    Notes:      Apr 1937: Name listed as SAMUEL JAY WELLS; 04 Jun 1993: Name listed as SAMUEL J WELLS
  • (Groom) Marriage*: circa 1940; Bride=Winifred Loraine Artis
  • Death*: July 1991
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Bloom, Scioto Co., Ohio, USA; 1920 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Jonas Wells
    [James Wells]
    Age:      30
    Birth Year:      abt 1890
    Birthplace:      Kentucky
    Home in 1920:      Bloom, Scioto, Ohio
    Street:      Jackson Fork
    House Number:      Farm
    Residence Date:      1920
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital Status:      Married
    Spouse's Name:      Eva Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      Kentucky
    Mother's Birthplace:      Kentucky
    Able to Speak English:      Yes
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Industry:      General Farm
    Employment Field:      Employer
    Home Owned or Rented:      Own
    Able to Read:      Yes
    Able to Write:      Yes
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Jonas Wells      30
    Eva Wells      30
    James H Wells      5
    Samuel Wells      2
    Iva Tapp      12 [step-daughter]; Head of Household=James P Wells

Family: Winifred Loraine Artis b. 15 Jun 1919, d. 6 Jan 2012

Samuel J Wells

M, #94503, b. 18 February 1944, d. 21 January 2008
  • Reference: W022
  • Birth*: 18 February 1944; Ohio, USA
  • Burial*: 21 January 2008; Scioto Cemetery, Lucasville, Scioto Co., Ohio, USA
  • Death*: 21 January 2008; Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, USA; Ohio, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016
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    Name:      Sam J Wells Jr
    Death Age:      63
    Birth Date:      18 Feb 1944
    Marriage Date:      12 Mar 1971
    Death Date:      21 Jan 2008
    Death Place:      Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Parents:      Sam and Winifred
    Spouse:      Carol Mallory
    Newspaper Information:      Newspaper: Chillicothe Gazette, Newspaper Date: 23 Jan 2008, Newspaper Page: 2 Column: ; Repository: Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library; Years Available: 2005 - current; plus scattered years | Newspaper: Highland County Times-Gazette, Newspaper Date: 23 Jan 2008, Newspaper Page: 2 Column: 1; Repository: Highland County District Library - Hillsboro, OH; Years Available: 1996- present
    Other Source Information:      Title: Chillicothe Obituary File; Location: Chillicothe and Ross County Public Library; Description: Card file of obituary clippings; Details: WELLS, SAM J II