Joseph Wells

M, #121881, b. 17 December 1776
  • Birth*: 17 December 1776; Girton, Nottingham, England
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 14 May 1798; Girton, Nottingham, England; England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973

    Name:      Alice Lee
    Gender:      Female
    Marriage Date:      14 May 1798
    Marriage Place:      Girton, Nottingham, England
    Spouse:      Joseph Wells
    FHL Film Number:      0503495 IT 2; Bride=Alice Lee

Family: Alice Lee b. 25 Dec 1776

Alice Lee

F, #121882, b. 25 December 1776
  • Birth*: 25 December 1776; Thrope-on-the-Hill, Lincoln, England
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 14 May 1798; Girton, Nottingham, England; England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973

    Name:      Alice Lee
    Gender:      Female
    Marriage Date:      14 May 1798
    Marriage Place:      Girton, Nottingham, England
    Spouse:      Joseph Wells
    FHL Film Number:      0503495 IT 2; Groom=Joseph Wells
  • Married Name: 14 May 1798; Mrs. Wells (Lee)

Family: Joseph Wells b. 17 Dec 1776

Joseph Wells

M, #121883, b. before 1810
  • Birth*: before 1810

George Wells

M, #121884, b. before 1810
  • Birth*: before 1810

Judah Wells

M, #121885, b. before 1770
  • Birth*: before 1770

William Wells

M, #121886, b. before 1760
  • Birth*: before 1760

James Wells

M, #121887, b. before 1810
  • Birth*: before 1810

W Wells

M, #121888, b. before 1810
  • Birth*: before 1810

Judah Wells

M, #121889, b. before 1810
  • Birth*: before 1810

Joshua Darcy Wells

M, #121890, b. before 1800
  • Birth*: before 1800

Michael Wells

M, #121891, b. before 1790
  • Birth*: before 1790

John Wells

M, #121892, b. before 1810
  • Birth*: before 1810

Benjamin Wells

M, #121893, b. before 1770
  • Birth*: before 1770

Solomon Wells

M, #121894, b. circa 1765
  • Birth*: circa 1765

Anna Rice

F, #121895, b. 1801
  • Nam-Std: Mrs. Wells (Rice)
  • Married Name: circa 1830; Mrs. Welles (Rice)
  • (Witness) Census: 1850; Granby, Essex Co., Vermont, USA; 1850 United States Federal Census

    Name:      George Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Age:      56
    Birth Year:      abt 1794
    Birthplace:      Canada
    Home in 1850:      Granby, Essex, Vermont, USA
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Industry:      Agriculture
    Real Estate:      600
    Line Number:      3
    Dwelling Number:      9
    Family Number:      9
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    George Wells      56
    Anna Wells      49
    Martha A Wells      18
    Sophia Wells      15
    Asa J Wells      14
    Orange B Wells      7; Principal=George Welles
  • (Witness) Census: 1860; Granby, Essex Co., Vermont, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      George Wells
    Age:      59
    Birth Year:      abt 1801
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      Connecticut
    Home in 1860:      Granby, Essex, Vermont
    Post Office:      Granby
    Dwelling Number:      391
    Family Number:      12
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      1000
    Personal Estate Value:      500
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    George Wells      59
    Anna Wells      59
    G Asa Wells      22
    O Burton Wells      17; Principal=George Welles
  • (Witness) Census: 1870; Granby, Essex Co., Vermont, USA; 1870 United States Federal Census

    Name:      George Wells
    Age in 1870:      69
    Birth Year:      abt 1801
    Birthplace:      Connecticut
    Dwelling Number:      15
    Home in 1870:      Granby, Essex, Vermont
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Post Office:      Granby
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Male Citizen over 21:      Y
    Personal Estate Value:      1000
    Real Estate Value:      1000
    Inferred Spouse:      Anna Wells
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    George Wells      69
    Anna Wells      69
    Josiah Batchelder      90
    Rosa Jackson      8; Principal=George Welles

Family: George Welles b. 5 Oct 1800, d. 30 Jul 1873

Edward K Welles

M, #121896, b. 1820
  • Reference: W001 ID999
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: July 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Edward K Wells
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      New York
    Home in 1860:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Post Office:      Deckertown
    Dwelling Number:      362
    Family Number:      362
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      800
    Personal Estate Value:      130
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Edward K Wells      40
    Susan A Wells      30
    Kilborne M Wells      5
    Oleymour H Wells      4
    Susan E Wells      3
    Francis A Wells      3/12; Witness=Kilborne M Welles, Witness=Seymour H Welles, Witness=Susan E Welles, Witness=Frances A Welles, Witness=Susan Utter

Family: Susan Utter b. Mar 1831, d. a 1910

Susan Utter

F, #121897, b. March 1831, d. after 1910
  • Nam-Std: Mrs. Wells (Utter)
  • Married Name: circa 1854; Mrs. Welles (Utter)
  • (Witness) Census: July 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Edward K Wells
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      New York
    Home in 1860:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Post Office:      Deckertown
    Dwelling Number:      362
    Family Number:      362
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      800
    Personal Estate Value:      130
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Edward K Wells      40
    Susan A Wells      30
    Kilborne M Wells      5
    Oleymour H Wells      4
    Susan E Wells      3
    Francis A Wells      3/12; Head of Household=Edward K Welles
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1880; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Susan A. Wells
    Age:      49
    Birth Date:      Abt 1831
    Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Home in 1880:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, USA
    Dwelling Number:      263
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Female
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Widowed
    Father's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Mother's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Occupation:      Keeping House
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Susan A. Wells      49
    Kilbourne Wells      25
    Frances Wells      20
    Louisa Wells      18
    Lotty Wells      12; Witness=Frances A Welles, Witness=Louisa Welles, Witness=Lottie Welles, Witness=Kilborne M Welles

Family: Edward K Welles b. 1820

Kilborne M Welles

M, #121898, b. 1855
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Witness) Census: July 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Edward K Wells
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      New York
    Home in 1860:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Post Office:      Deckertown
    Dwelling Number:      362
    Family Number:      362
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      800
    Personal Estate Value:      130
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Edward K Wells      40
    Susan A Wells      30
    Kilborne M Wells      5
    Oleymour H Wells      4
    Susan E Wells      3
    Francis A Wells      3/12; Head of Household=Edward K Welles
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Susan A. Wells
    Age:      49
    Birth Date:      Abt 1831
    Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Home in 1880:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, USA
    Dwelling Number:      263
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Female
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Widowed
    Father's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Mother's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Occupation:      Keeping House
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Susan A. Wells      49
    Kilbourne Wells      25
    Frances Wells      20
    Louisa Wells      18
    Lotty Wells      12; Head of Household=Susan Utter

Seymour H Welles

M, #121899, b. 1856, d. 1905
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Witness) Census: July 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Edward K Wells
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      New York
    Home in 1860:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Post Office:      Deckertown
    Dwelling Number:      362
    Family Number:      362
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      800
    Personal Estate Value:      130
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Edward K Wells      40
    Susan A Wells      30
    Kilborne M Wells      5
    Oleymour H Wells      4
    Susan E Wells      3
    Francis A Wells      3/12; Head of Household=Edward K Welles

Susan E Welles

F, #121900, b. 1857
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Witness) Census: July 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Edward K Wells
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      New York
    Home in 1860:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Post Office:      Deckertown
    Dwelling Number:      362
    Family Number:      362
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      800
    Personal Estate Value:      130
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Edward K Wells      40
    Susan A Wells      30
    Kilborne M Wells      5
    Oleymour H Wells      4
    Susan E Wells      3
    Francis A Wells      3/12; Head of Household=Edward K Welles

Frances A Welles

F, #121901, b. 14 February 1860
  • Birth*: 14 February 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 3 months old on July 1860 census

    New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931

    Name:      Frances A Wells
    Gender:      Female
    Birth Date:      14 Feb 1860
    Birth Place:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Father:      Edward Wells
    Mother:      Susan A Wells
    FHL Film Number:      584582
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Witness) Census: July 1860; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1860 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Edward K Wells
    Age:      40
    Birth Year:      abt 1820
    Gender:      Male
    Birth Place:      New York
    Home in 1860:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey
    Post Office:      Deckertown
    Dwelling Number:      362
    Family Number:      362
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Real Estate Value:      800
    Personal Estate Value:      130
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Edward K Wells      40
    Susan A Wells      30
    Kilborne M Wells      5
    Oleymour H Wells      4
    Susan E Wells      3
    Francis A Wells      3/12; Head of Household=Edward K Welles
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Susan A. Wells
    Age:      49
    Birth Date:      Abt 1831
    Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Home in 1880:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, USA
    Dwelling Number:      263
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Female
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Widowed
    Father's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Mother's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Occupation:      Keeping House
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Susan A. Wells      49
    Kilbourne Wells      25
    Frances Wells      20
    Louisa Wells      18
    Lotty Wells      12; Head of Household=Susan Utter

Louisa Welles

F, #121902, b. 1862
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Susan A. Wells
    Age:      49
    Birth Date:      Abt 1831
    Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Home in 1880:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, USA
    Dwelling Number:      263
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Female
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Widowed
    Father's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Mother's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Occupation:      Keeping House
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Susan A. Wells      49
    Kilbourne Wells      25
    Frances Wells      20
    Louisa Wells      18
    Lotty Wells      12; Head of Household=Susan Utter

Lottie Welles

F, #121903, b. 1868
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Vernon, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Susan A. Wells
    Age:      49
    Birth Date:      Abt 1831
    Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Home in 1880:      Vernon, Sussex, New Jersey, USA
    Dwelling Number:      263
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Female
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Widowed
    Father's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Mother's Birthplace:      New Jersey
    Occupation:      Keeping House
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Susan A. Wells      49
    Kilbourne Wells      25
    Frances Wells      20
    Louisa Wells      18
    Lotty Wells      12; Head of Household=Susan Utter

William Jay Wells

M, #121904, b. 3 November 1885, d. 7 February 1963
  • Reference: W010 ID079
  • Birth*: 3 November 1885; Norwich, Chenango Co., New York, USA
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 15 October 1921; Otsego Co., New York, USA; New York, County Marriage Records, 1847-1849, 1907-1936

    Report issue

    Name:      William Jay Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Age:      36
    Birth Date:      abt 1885
    Marriage Date:      15 Oct 1921
    Marriage Place:      Otsego, New York, USA
    Father:      Benjamin Franklin Wells
    Mother:      Ada C Matterson
    Spouse:      Jennie Mae Chase
    Film Number:      000869040; Bride=Jennie M Chase
  • Death*: 7 February 1963; Sidney, Delaware Co., New York, USA
  • Burial*: 7 February 1963; Hillington Cemetery, Morris, Otsego Co., New York, USA; "W. Jay Wells, Sr., aged 77, of South New Berlin, RD 1, died February 7 at The Hospital in Sidney, after a short illness. He was born on November 3, 1885, in the Town of Norwich, the son of Benjamin and Ada (Matterson) Wells. He married Jennie Chase on October 15, 1921, in Morris. He was a farmer. He was a member of Zion Episcopal Church, the Morris Chapter F&AM, and the Louisville Grange. Surviving are two sons, William Wells of Missoula, Mont., and Benjamin Wells of South New Berlin; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Hunt of Norwich and Mrs. Bessie Dunckel of Post Falls, Idaho; one brother, Leon Wells of South New Berlin, and six grandchildren ... Burial will be in Hillington Cemetery in Morris at a later date." ["The Otsego Farmer & Republican" (Cooperstown, NY), Thurs., Feb. 14, 1963, Page Seven]
  • (Witness) Census: 1900; Norwich, Chenango Co., New York, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Bengiman Wells
    [Benjamin Franklin Wells]
    [Benjamin K Wells]
    Age:      45
    Birth Date:      Aug 1851
    Birthplace:      New York
    Home in 1900:      Norwich, Chenango, New York
    Sheet Number:      6
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      133
    Family Number:      142
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Ada C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1879
    Father's Birthplace:      New York
    Mother's Birthplace:      New York
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Attended School:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      No
    House Owned or Rented:      R
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Bengiman Wells      45
    Ada C Wells      39
    Edith A Wells      20
    Leon W Wells      16
    Jay W Wells      14
    Edith J Wells      11
    Clifford H Wells      9
    Bessie B Wells      7; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells
  • Milt-Event*: 1942; Morris, Otsego Co., New York, USA; U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

    Name:      William Jay Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Residence Age:      57
    Birth Date:      3 Nov 1885
    Birth Place:      Chenango, New York, USA
    Residence Date:      1942
    Residence Place:      Morris, New York, USA
    Relationship to Draftee:      Head
    Military Draft Date:      1942
    Occupation:      Self
    Height:      6
    Eye Color:      Blue
    Hair Color:      Gray
    Weight:      190
    Complexion:      Light brown

Family: Jennie M Chase b. 16 Aug 1884, d. 14 Jun 1954

Ada C Matterson

F, #121905, b. 1860, d. 1934
  • Married Name: 1879; Mrs. Wells (Matterson)
  • (Witness) Census: 1880; Morris, Otsego Co., New York, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Franklin Wells
    Age:      28
    Birth Date:      Abt 1852
    Birthplace:      New York
    Home in 1880:      Morris, Otsego, New York, USA
    Dwelling Number:      58
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Ada Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      New York
    Mother's Birthplace:      New York
    Occupation:      Farm Laborer
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Franklin Wells      28
    Ada Wells      20
    Ethel Wells      2/12
    Joannah Parcelle      79; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells
  • (Witness) Census: 1900; Norwich, Chenango Co., New York, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Bengiman Wells
    [Benjamin Franklin Wells]
    [Benjamin K Wells]
    Age:      45
    Birth Date:      Aug 1851
    Birthplace:      New York
    Home in 1900:      Norwich, Chenango, New York
    Sheet Number:      6
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      133
    Family Number:      142
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Ada C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1879
    Father's Birthplace:      New York
    Mother's Birthplace:      New York
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Attended School:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      No
    House Owned or Rented:      R
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Bengiman Wells      45
    Ada C Wells      39
    Edith A Wells      20
    Leon W Wells      16
    Jay W Wells      14
    Edith J Wells      11
    Clifford H Wells      9
    Bessie B Wells      7; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Family: Benjamin Franklin Wells b. 1852, d. 1912

Clifford F Wells

M, #121906, b. 25 September 1890, d. 6 August 1947
  • (Witness) Census: 1900; Norwich, Chenango Co., New York, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Bengiman Wells
    [Benjamin Franklin Wells]
    [Benjamin K Wells]
    Age:      45
    Birth Date:      Aug 1851
    Birthplace:      New York
    Home in 1900:      Norwich, Chenango, New York
    Sheet Number:      6
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      133
    Family Number:      142
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Ada C Wells
    Marriage Year:      1879
    Father's Birthplace:      New York
    Mother's Birthplace:      New York
    Occupation:      Farmer
    Attended School:      0
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      No
    House Owned or Rented:      R
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Bengiman Wells      45
    Ada C Wells      39
    Edith A Wells      20
    Leon W Wells      16
    Jay W Wells      14
    Edith J Wells      11
    Clifford H Wells      9
    Bessie B Wells      7; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Jennie M Chase

F, #121907, b. 16 August 1884, d. 14 June 1954
  • Birth*: 16 August 1884
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 15 October 1921; Otsego Co., New York, USA; New York, County Marriage Records, 1847-1849, 1907-1936

    Report issue

    Name:      William Jay Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Age:      36
    Birth Date:      abt 1885
    Marriage Date:      15 Oct 1921
    Marriage Place:      Otsego, New York, USA
    Father:      Benjamin Franklin Wells
    Mother:      Ada C Matterson
    Spouse:      Jennie Mae Chase
    Film Number:      000869040; Groom=William Jay Wells
  • Death*: 14 June 1954; Hillington Cemetery, Morris, Otsego Co., New York, USA
  • Married Name: 15 October 1921; Mrs. Wells (Chase)

Family: William Jay Wells b. 3 Nov 1885, d. 7 Feb 1963

Solomon Wells

M, #121910, b. 20 January 1870, d. 22 June 1947

Family: Flora Puteaux b. 25 Mar 1871, d. 28 Jan 1933

Flora Puteaux

F, #121911, b. 25 March 1871, d. 28 January 1933
  • Married Name: circa 1890; Mrs. Wells (Puteaux)

Family: Solomon Wells b. 20 Jan 1870, d. 22 Jun 1947

James Wells

M, #121912, b. 15 February 1849, d. 30 July 1906