Catherine Wells1,2

F, #20975, b. 23 June 1764
  • Reference: W015
  • Name Variation: Kate Wells2
  • Married Name: 16 February 1785; Mrs. Welles (Wells)

Family: Legrand Welles b. c 1760

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Joseph Jr     spouse     Martha CURTISS     m     26-Nov
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     3-Nov
    Wells     Phebee     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Sep
    Wells     Elizabeth     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Mar
    Wells     Joseph     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     24-Dec
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     11-Nov
    Wells     Martha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     8-Apr
    Wells     Cate     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Jun
    Wells     Ann     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     15-Mar
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Jan
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     28-Oct
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     4-Nov
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Joseph Jr     spouse     Martha CURTISS     m     26-Nov     1741
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     3-Nov     1742
    Wells     Phebee     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Sep     1744
    Wells     Elizabeth     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Mar     1746
    Wells     Joseph     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     24-Dec     1751
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     11-Nov     1753
    Wells     Martha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     8-Apr     1758
    Wells     Cate     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Jun     1764
    Wells     Ann     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     15-Mar     1747/48
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Jan      1749/50
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     28-Oct     1754
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     4-Nov     1754
    .
  4. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Legrand     spouse     Cate WELLS     m     16-Feb     1785     
    Wells     Ann     dau     Legrand & Cate     b     29-Dec     1785     
    Wells     Legrand Jr (of Stratford)     spouse     Susan SMITH of Milford     m     24-Dec     1829      by Rev George C Sheperd
    Wells     Lewis     spouse     Julia UFFORD (b Stratford)     m     24-Nov     1825      by Rev Joshua Leavitt
    .

Jerusha Wells (1)1,2

F, #20976, b. 7 January 1749/50, d. 28 October 1754
  • Reference: W015
  • Birth*: 7 January 1749/50; Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA; Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection)
    about Jerusha Welles
    Name: Jerusha Welles
    [Jerusha Weles, Wells, Wills]
    Gender: Female
    Birth Date: 7 Jan 1749
    Birth Location: Stratford
    Death Date: 28 Oct 1754
    Death Location: Stratford
    Parent Name: Joseph Jr.
    Parent Name: Martha
    3,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: 28 October 1754; Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA3,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Joseph Jr     spouse     Martha CURTISS     m     26-Nov
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     3-Nov
    Wells     Phebee     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Sep
    Wells     Elizabeth     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Mar
    Wells     Joseph     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     24-Dec
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     11-Nov
    Wells     Martha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     8-Apr
    Wells     Cate     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Jun
    Wells     Ann     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     15-Mar
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Jan
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     28-Oct
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     4-Nov
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Joseph Jr     spouse     Martha CURTISS     m     26-Nov     1741
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     3-Nov     1742
    Wells     Phebee     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Sep     1744
    Wells     Elizabeth     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Mar     1746
    Wells     Joseph     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     24-Dec     1751
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     11-Nov     1753
    Wells     Martha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     8-Apr     1758
    Wells     Cate     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     23-Jun     1764
    Wells     Ann     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     15-Mar     1747/48
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     b     7-Jan      1749/50
    Wells     Jerusha     dau     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     28-Oct     1754
    Wells     Phineas     son     Joseph Jr & Martha     d     4-Nov     1754
    .

Ann Wells1,2

F, #20977, b. 29 December 1785
  • Reference: W015

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Legrand     spouse     Cate WELLS     m     16-Feb     1785     
    Wells     Ann     dau     Legrand & Cate     b     29-Dec     1785     
    Wells     Legrand Jr (of Stratford)     spouse     Susan SMITH of Milford     m     24-Dec     1829      by Rev George C Sheperd
    Wells     Lewis     spouse     Julia UFFORD (b Stratford)     m     24-Nov     1825      by Rev Joshua Leavitt
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Eunice Wells1,2

F, #20978, b. 11 June 1721, d. before 1780
  • Reference: W015
  • Married Name: circa 1740; Mrs. Lewis (Wells)

Family: Thomas Lewis b. 21 Apr 1718, d. 31 Jan 1810

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Mary Wells1,2

F, #20979, b. 26 May 1723
  • Reference: W015

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Sarah Wells1,2

F, #20980, b. 18 December 1724
  • Reference: W015

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Betty Wells1,2

F, #20981, b. 7 January 1728, d. 10 August 1783
  • Reference: W015
  • Married Name: 2 February 1748/49; Mrs. Burton (Wells)

Family: Ephraim Burton b. c 1720

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Caroline (of Stratford)     spouse     Frederick FRENCH of Monroe     m     29-Nov     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     dau (eldest)     John Jr of Stratford     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     spouse     Theodore LEWIS MD of Wells, VT     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Mary Ellen     spouse     Sylvester LACEY (b Stratford)     m     20-Apr     1845
    Wells     Mary Jane (of Stratford)     spouse     Alfred B JUDD of Dixon IL     m     22-Jun     1852
    Wells     Bette     spouse     Ephraim BURTON (b Stratford)     m     2-Feb      1748/49
    Wells     Ann     spouse     John BACKUS (b Stratford)     m     23-Jan      1750/51


    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  4. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  5. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Caroline (of Stratford)     spouse     Frederick FRENCH of Monroe     m     29-Nov     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     dau (eldest)     John Jr of Stratford     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     spouse     Theodore LEWIS MD of Wells, VT     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Mary Ellen     spouse     Sylvester LACEY (b Stratford)     m     20-Apr     1845
    Wells     Mary Jane (of Stratford)     spouse     Alfred B JUDD of Dixon IL     m     22-Jun     1852
    Wells     Bette     spouse     Ephraim BURTON (b Stratford)     m     2-Feb      1748/49
    Wells     Ann     spouse     John BACKUS (b Stratford)     m     23-Jan      1750/51


    .

Anne Wells (2)1,2

F, #20982, b. 15 November 1730
  • Reference: W015
  • Married Name: 23 January 1750/51; Mrs. Backus (Wells)

Family: John Backus b. c 1720

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Caroline (of Stratford)     spouse     Frederick FRENCH of Monroe     m     29-Nov     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     dau (eldest)     John Jr of Stratford     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     spouse     Theodore LEWIS MD of Wells, VT     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Mary Ellen     spouse     Sylvester LACEY (b Stratford)     m     20-Apr     1845
    Wells     Mary Jane (of Stratford)     spouse     Alfred B JUDD of Dixon IL     m     22-Jun     1852
    Wells     Bette     spouse     Ephraim BURTON (b Stratford)     m     2-Feb      1748/49
    Wells     Ann     spouse     John BACKUS (b Stratford)     m     23-Jan      1750/51


    .

Abigail Wells1,2

F, #20983, b. 25 March 1732, d. 31 August 1803
  • Reference: W015
  • Married Name: 3 July 1752; Mrs. Southworth (Wells)
  • Married Name: 13 November 1763; Mrs. Hawley (Wells)

Family: Edward Hawley b. 1720, d. 13 Nov 1763

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Marriage Record Daughter's of American Revolution Application, STRATFORD, FAIRFIELD CO., CT VITAL RECORDS FROM BARBOUR 1639-1854
    SOUTHWORTH, Samuel, see Samuel SOUTHWARD
    SOUTHWORTH, Samuel*, m Abigail WELLS, July 3, 1752 (*"Samuel SOUTHWARD" in Arnold copy)
    SOUTHWORTH, Samuel WELLS, son Samuell & Abigail, b May 24, 1753
    SOUTHWORTH, Samuel WELLS, m Maray ALLEN, b of Stratford, Nov 12, 1784* (Family records says "1783")
    SOUTHWORTH, Samuel WELLS, 2nd son Samuell & Marey, b Nov 18, 1788

    .
  4. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Abigail     spouse     Samuel SOUTHWARD*     m     3-Jul     1752      (*SOUTHWORTH?)
    .

Robert Wells1,2

M, #20984, b. 12 March 1734
  • Reference: W015

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Samuel Wells1,2

M, #20985, b. 24 April 1736
  • Reference: W015

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Andrew Dayton1,2

M, #20986, b. circa 1760
  • Reference: W015 ID999

Family: Jerusha Wells (2) b. 13 Dec 1755

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Jerusha     spouse     Andrew DAYTON     m     10-Jan     1782

    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Ephraim Burton1,2

M, #20988, b. circa 1720
  • Reference: W015 ID001

Family: Betty Wells b. 7 Jan 1728, d. 10 Aug 1783

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Caroline (of Stratford)     spouse     Frederick FRENCH of Monroe     m     29-Nov     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     dau (eldest)     John Jr of Stratford     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     spouse     Theodore LEWIS MD of Wells, VT     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Mary Ellen     spouse     Sylvester LACEY (b Stratford)     m     20-Apr     1845
    Wells     Mary Jane (of Stratford)     spouse     Alfred B JUDD of Dixon IL     m     22-Jun     1852
    Wells     Bette     spouse     Ephraim BURTON (b Stratford)     m     2-Feb      1748/49
    Wells     Ann     spouse     John BACKUS (b Stratford)     m     23-Jan      1750/51


    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Caroline (of Stratford)     spouse     Frederick FRENCH of Monroe     m     29-Nov     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     dau (eldest)     John Jr of Stratford     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     spouse     Theodore LEWIS MD of Wells, VT     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Mary Ellen     spouse     Sylvester LACEY (b Stratford)     m     20-Apr     1845
    Wells     Mary Jane (of Stratford)     spouse     Alfred B JUDD of Dixon IL     m     22-Jun     1852
    Wells     Bette     spouse     Ephraim BURTON (b Stratford)     m     2-Feb      1748/49
    Wells     Ann     spouse     John BACKUS (b Stratford)     m     23-Jan      1750/51


    .
  4. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

John Backus1,2

M, #20989, b. circa 1720
  • Reference: W015 ID001

Family: Anne Wells (2) b. 15 Nov 1730

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Caroline (of Stratford)     spouse     Frederick FRENCH of Monroe     m     29-Nov     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     dau (eldest)     John Jr of Stratford     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Hepsa     spouse     Theodore LEWIS MD of Wells, VT     m     21-Dec     1843
    Wells     Mary Ellen     spouse     Sylvester LACEY (b Stratford)     m     20-Apr     1845
    Wells     Mary Jane (of Stratford)     spouse     Alfred B JUDD of Dixon IL     m     22-Jun     1852
    Wells     Bette     spouse     Ephraim BURTON (b Stratford)     m     2-Feb      1748/49
    Wells     Ann     spouse     John BACKUS (b Stratford)     m     23-Jan      1750/51


    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Anne Wells (1)1,2

F, #20990, b. 9 November 1726
  • Reference: W015

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, CT Fairfield Co vital records
    Wells     Robert     spouse     Eunice CURTISS     m     20-Oct     1720
    Wells     Eunice     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     11-Jun     1721
    Wells     Mary     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     26-May     1723
    Wells     Sarah     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     18-Dec     1724
    Wells     Anne     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     9-Nov     1726
    Wells     Bettey     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     7-Jan     1728
    Wells     Ann     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     15-Nov     1730
    Wells     Abigail     dau     Robert & Eunice     b     25-Mar     1732
    Wells     Robert     son     Robert & Eunice     b     12-Mar     1734
    Wells     Samuel     son     Robert & Eunice     b     24-Apr     1736
    .
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Mary Baker1

F, #21006, b. circa 1770, d. after 6 March 1850
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Married Name: circa 1790; Mrs. Wells (Baker)
  • (Witness) Will: 6 March 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; Stephen Wells Will-1853
    Posted by: Marta Johns(t)on Patterson (ID *****4456) Date: October 22, 2003 at 12:51:18 of 646

    In the Name of God Amen. I STEPHEN WELLS of the County of Nash and State of North Carolina being in a low state of health but of sound mind and memory blessed be God, do this the sixth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty make and publish this my last will and testament in form and manner following to wit:

    First that my executor herein after named shall pay all my just debts whatsoever and to whomsoever owing out of the monies that may first come into their hands as a part or parcel of my estate.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife MARY WELLS two feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, her choice two black walnut tables and two hundred dollars in money to her and her heirs forever.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my son BARTLEY WELLS, five dollars current money of said estate to him and his heirs forever.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my son EDMON D. WELLS, one feather bed, bedstead and furniture, one negro boy by the name of DENNIS and one hundred dollars in money to him and his heirs forever.

    Item: I lend to my beloved wife MARY WELLS all my land and plantation whereon I now live and the following negroes to wit: OLD JACOB and RODAH his wife, HARTY HARRIETT and her child TOM ABRAM and LITTLE JACOB and their further increase and all the balance of my estate both real and personal of all kind that I have not disposed of in the above items to her during her natural life or widowhood.

    Item: At the death of my beloved wife MARY WELLS or end of her widowhood I give and bequeath all my said estate both real and personal that I have lent to her during her natural life or widowhood to my son REDMON D. WELLS to him and his heirs forever.

    Lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my son REDMON D. WELLS and my friend J.J.T.TAYLOR Executors to this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning of the same and every part and clause thereof hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I the saide STEPHEN WELLS do hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written.

    Signed, sealed, witnessed and declared in the presents of
    NELSON BONE
    WILLIAM ASBURY PRIDGEN
    DREWRY PRIDGEN

    Stephen Wells

    State of North Caroline, Nash County, court of pleas and quarter sessions
    May term 1853
    A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of STEPHEN WELLS is offered for probate on the testimony of NELSON BONE and WILLIAM A. PRIDGEN two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and is duly proved and ordered to be recoreded and REDMIN D. WELLS one of the executors therein named is duly qualified. J.J.T.TAYLOR the other executor be in open court and ? it is ordered to be recorded.

    Attest G. W Ward, C.C.C.

    #512
    Page 533
    Nash County, North Carolina
    Records of Wills, Book 1
    1776-1872
    Filmed by The Genealogical Society of Utah, at Nashville, N.C., LDS #0419419

    ; Deceased=Stephen Wells2,1

Family: Stephen Wells b. 5 Aug 1776, d. c May 1853

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. New England Historical and Genealogical Register,New England Historical and Genealogical Society, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Nash Co., N.C. Will Book 1, page 533
    Will dated March 6, 1850 ; probated May court, 1853 ----names wife "
    Mary" and sons Bartley and Redmond D. Wells. Executor named is J.J.
    T. Taylor, Friend. Witnesses : Nelson Bone, Drewry Pridgen and William Asbury Pridgen..

Julia Wells1

F, #21011, b. 1911
  • Reference: W015 ID296
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Dirttown, Chattooga Co., Georgia, USA;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    Name: Frank M Wells
    Home in 1920: Dirttown, Chattooga, Georgia
    Age: 75 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1845
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Retta
    Father's Birth Place: Connecticut
    Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: Yes
    Image: 764
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Frank M Wells 75
    Retta Wells 54
    Mabel Wells 20
    Annie Wells 15
    Julia Wells 9


    ; Head of Household=Corp. Francis Marion Wells1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1930; Chattooga Co., Georgia, USA;
    1930 United States Federal Census
    Name: Ritta C Wells
    Home in 1930: Militia District 870, Chattooga, Georgia
    Age: 64
    Estimated birth year: abt 1866
    Relation to Head of House: Wife
    Spouse's name: Frances M

    Frances M Wells 85
    Ritta C Wells 64
    Annie D Wells 25
    Maebel Jones 30
    Clifford F Jones 9
    Mary R Wells 3 3/12
    Toy M Laney 21
    Julia B Laney 19


    ; Head of Household=Corp. Francis Marion Wells1

Citations

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

Stephen C Wells1,2,3

M, #21032, b. 2 September 1850, d. 13 July 1933
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Birth*: 2 September 1850; prob., Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA2,3
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 19 February 1884; prob., Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011

    Name:      S L Wells [Stephen C Wells]
    Gender:      Male
    Age:      32
    Birth Year:      abt 1852
    Marriage Date:      19 Feb 1884
    Marriage Place:      Pitt, North Carolina, USA
    Spouse:      Camie King [Carrie King]
    Spouse Gender:      Female
    Spouse Age:      22
    Event Type:      Marriage; Bride=Caroline King4,3
  • Death*: 13 July 1933; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA; North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976

    Name:      Stephen C Wells
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Age:      82
    Birth Date:      2 Sep 1850
    Birth Place:      , North Carolina, United States
    Death Date:      13 Jul 1933
    Death Place:      Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, USA
    Father:      Redmond Wills
    Mother:      Emma Lee Taylor
    Spouse:      Carry King Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 3 July 1860; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529
    Wells, Redmond, age 47, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 39, b: NC
    Wells, John , age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Joel , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Mary , age 16, b: NC
    Wells, Nancy , age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, George, age 4, b: NC
    Wells, Cora, age 2, b: NC
    ; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells5,3
  • (Household Member) Census: 2 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159
    Wells, Redmond, age 56, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 48, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 17, b: NC
    Wells, William M, 15, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, George M, 12, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Sis F, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Bettie F, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Albert C H, age 6, b: NC
    Rackley, James, age 19, farm laborer; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells2,3
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1880; Toisnot, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA; 1880 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Stephen C. Wells
    Age:      28
    Birth Date:      Abt 1852
    Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Home in 1880:      Toisnot, Wilson, North Carolina, USA
    Dwelling Number:      98
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Self (Head)
    Marital status:      Single
    Father's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Occupation:      Merchant
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Stephen C. Wells      28
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1900; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA; 1900 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Stephen Wells
    [Steph?? Walls]
    Age:      48
    Birth Date:      Sep 1851
    Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Home in 1900:      Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina
    Sheet Number:      19
    Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:      419
    Family Number:      442
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Carrie K Wells
    Marriage Year:      1884
    Father's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Occupation:      Manfactor
    Can Read:      Yes
    Can Write:      Yes
    Can Speak English:      Yes
    House Owned or Rented:      O
    Home Free or Mortgaged:      F
    Farm or House:      H
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Stephen Wells      48
    Carrie K Wells      37
    Rosa Wells      15
    Ella Wells      8; Witness=Caroline King, Witness=Rosa King Wells, Witness=Ella Ameta Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA; 1910 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Stephen Wells
    Age in 1910:      59
    Birth Year:      abt 1851
    Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Home in 1910:      Wilson Ward 5, Wilson, North Carolina
    Street:      Nash St
    House Number:      47
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Carry Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Native Tongue:      English
    Occupation:      Grocery
    Industry:      Wholesale
    Employer, Employee or Other:      Own Account
    Home Owned or Rented:      Own
    Home Free or Mortgaged:      Free
    Farm or House:      House
    Attended School:      Yes
    Able to Read:      Yes
    Able to Write:      Yes
    Years Married:      25
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Stephen Wells      59
    Carry Wells      47
    Rosa Wells      24
    Ella A Wells      18; Witness=Caroline King, Witness=Rosa King Wells, Witness=Ella Ameta Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1920; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA; 1920 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Staton C Wells
    [Haton C Wells]
    [Staton C Wills]
    Age:      69
    Birth Year:      abt 1851
    Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Home in 1920:      Wilson Ward 3, Wilson, North Carolina
    Street:      Mash St
    House Number:      408
    Residence Date:      1920
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Carry K Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Able to Speak English:      Yes
    Industry:      Railroad
    Home Owned or Rented:      Owned
    Able to Read:      Yes
    Able to Write:      Yes
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Staton C Wells      69
    Carry K Wells      57
    Rosa R Wells      34
    Ellena Wells      27; Witness=Caroline King, Witness=Rosa King Wells, Witness=Ella Ameta Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1930; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA; 1930 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Steven Wells
    Birth Year:      abt 1851
    Gender:      Male
    Race:      White
    Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Marital status:      Married
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Home in 1930:      Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, USA
    Map of Home:      View Map
    Street address:      W. Nash Street
    Ward of City:      3
    House Number:      404
    Dwelling Number:      42
    Family Number:      45
    Home Owned or Rented:      Owned
    Home Value:      10, 000
    Radio Set:      Yes
    Lives on Farm:      No
    Age at first Marriage:      33
    Attended School:      No
    Able to Read and Write:      Yes
    Father's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Able to Speak English:      Yes
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Steven Wells      79
    Caroline K Wells      67
    Rosa K Wells      44
    Ella A Wells      37; Witness=Caroline King, Witness=Rosa King Wells, Witness=Ella Ameta Wells

Family: Caroline King b. 25 Jun 1861, d. 20 Aug 1941

Citations

  1. Middle name mentioned in father's will.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159 - Redmond Wells.
  3. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  4. Provided by Thelma Dey Van Husen.
  5. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529 - Redmond D Wells.

William Miles Wells1,2

M, #21033, b. 29 May 1854, d. 23 July 1919
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Household Member) Census: 3 July 1860; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529
    Wells, Redmond, age 47, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 39, b: NC
    Wells, John , age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Joel , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Mary , age 16, b: NC
    Wells, Nancy , age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, George, age 4, b: NC
    Wells, Cora, age 2, b: NC
    ; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells5,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 2 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159
    Wells, Redmond, age 56, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 48, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 17, b: NC
    Wells, William M, 15, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, George M, 12, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Sis F, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Bettie F, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Albert C H, age 6, b: NC
    Rackley, James, age 19, farm laborer; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells3,2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1900; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about William Wells
    Name: William Wells
    Home in 1900: Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina
    Age: 46
    Birth Date: May 1854
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Spouse's name: Bettie C Wells
    Marriage Year: 1882
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 18
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William Wells 46
    Bettie C Wells 41
    Gladis Wells 11
    Loyd Wells 9
    William Wells 7
    Harry Wells 1
    William Hales 32
    Roxie B Hales 30
    George W Hales 3
    Not Named Hales 5/12

    ; Household Member=Lloyd Armstrong Wells, Household Member=William Miles Wells, Household Member=Harry Barnes Wells, Household Member=Elizabeth Crissey Barnes, Household Member=Gladys Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about William Wells
    Name: William Wells
    [William Wills]
    Age in 1910: 55
    Estimated birth year: abt 1855
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: North Carolina
    Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
    Spouse's name: Elizabeth Wells
    Home in 1910: Wilson Ward 1, Wilson, North Carolina
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    William Wells 55
    Elizabeth Wells 51
    Harry Wells 11

    ; Household Member=Elizabeth Crissey Barnes, Household Member=Harry Barnes Wells

Family: Elizabeth Crissey Barnes b. 7 Feb 1859, d. 9 Nov 1929

Citations

  1. Provided by Thelma Dey Van Husen.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159 - Redmond Wells.
  4. Unknown author, Provided by Thelma Dey Van Husen.
  5. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529 - Redmond D Wells.

George T W Wells1,2,3

M, #21034, b. 1856, d. after 1881
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Name Variation: George M Wells4,3
  • (Household Member) Census: 3 July 1860; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529
    Wells, Redmond, age 47, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 39, b: NC
    Wells, John , age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Joel , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Mary , age 16, b: NC
    Wells, Nancy , age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, George, age 4, b: NC
    Wells, Cora, age 2, b: NC
    ; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells6,3
  • (Household Member) Census: 2 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159
    Wells, Redmond, age 56, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 48, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 17, b: NC
    Wells, William M, 15, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, George M, 12, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Sis F, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Bettie F, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Albert C H, age 6, b: NC
    Rackley, James, age 19, farm laborer; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells4,3
  • (Household Member) Census: 5 July 1880; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 NC Nash Coopers ED 175, family 29
    Wells, Redmond, age 65, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, A F, age 25, wife, b: NC
    Wells, George W, age 24, son, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Lillian, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, Sidney, age 17, son, b: NC
    Wells, Bettie H, age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Alonzo, age 11, grandson, b: NC
    Wells, Marion, age 2 or 3, dau, b: NC; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells7,3

Citations

  1. Named in his father's will.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1880 NC Nash Cooper ED175, family 29 - R D Wells.
  3. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159 - Redmond Wells.
  5. 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159 - Redmond Wells unknown record type, Felix Avenue, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  6. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529 - Redmond D Wells.
  7. United States Federal Census, 1880 NC Nash Coopers ED 175, family 29, R D Wells.

Bettie H Wells1

F, #21035, b. 1862
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Name Variation: Bettie F Wells4
  • Name Variation: Sis F Wells4
  • (Household Member) Census: 2 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159
    Wells, Redmond, age 56, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 48, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 17, b: NC
    Wells, William M, 15, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, George M, 12, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Sis F, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Bettie F, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Albert C H, age 6, b: NC
    Rackley, James, age 19, farm laborer; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells2,3
  • (Household Member) Census: 5 July 1880; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 NC Nash Coopers ED 175, family 29
    Wells, Redmond, age 65, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, A F, age 25, wife, b: NC
    Wells, George W, age 24, son, farm laborer, b: NC
    Wells, Lillian, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, Sidney, age 17, son, b: NC
    Wells, Bettie H, age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Alonzo, age 11, grandson, b: NC
    Wells, Marion, age 2 or 3, dau, b: NC; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells5,3

Citations

  1. 1880 NC Nash Cooper ED175, family 29 - R D Wells unknown record type, Felix Avenue, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159 - Redmond Wells.
  3. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  4. 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 159 - Redmond Wells unknown record type, Felix Avenue, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  5. United States Federal Census, 1880 NC Nash Coopers ED 175, family 29, R D Wells.

Redmond Stanley Wells

M, #21036, b. 18 July 1848, d. 30 July 1921
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Household Member) Census: 24 September 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash , family 770
    Wells, Redmond, age 36, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 28, b: NC
    Wells, John D, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Joel T, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Mary A, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, Nancy R, age 4, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 1, b: NC

    family 763
    Wells, Stepen, age 81, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Mary, age 70, b: NC; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells5,1
  • (Household Member) Census: 3 July 1860; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529
    Wells, Redmond, age 47, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 39, b: NC
    Wells, John , age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Joel , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Mary , age 16, b: NC
    Wells, Nancy , age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Manda, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, George, age 4, b: NC
    Wells, Cora, age 2, b: NC
    ; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells6,1
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Joyners, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 United States Federal Census
    about Redmond Wells
    Name: Redmond Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1849
    Age in 1870: 21
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1870: Joyners, Wilson, North Carolina
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Post Office: Stantonsburg
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jno D Wells 30
    Susan Wells 19 [wife]
    Redmond Wells 21 [brother]
    Walter Parker 20; Head of Household=John Daniel Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1880; Manning, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Redmon Lamm
    Name: Redmon Lamm
    [Redmon Wells]
    Home in 1880: Manning, Nash, North Carolina
    Age: 22
    Estimated birth year: abt 1858
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's name: Bettie
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Redmon Lamm 22
    Bettie Lamm 16; Household Member=Elizabeth Margaret Mercer
  • (Head of Household) Census: 7 July 1880; Toisnot, Wilson Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 NC Wilson Toisnot ED310, family 148
    Wells, Redmond S, age 31, merchant, b: NC (same as parents)
    (living alone)7
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1900; Toisnot, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Redmon S Wells
    Name: Redmon S Wells
    [Redmon Walls]
    Home in 1900: Toisnot, Wilson, North Carolina
    Age: 51
    Birth Date: Jul 1848
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
    Spouse's name: Bettie
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: Un
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Redmon S Wells 51
    Bettie Wells 38
    Willie Wells 16

    ; Household Member=Elizabeth Margaret Mercer, Household Member=William Mercer Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1910; Toisnot, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; 1910 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Redmon E Walls
    [Redmon S Wells]
    [Redmon E Wells]
    [Redman Wells]
    Age in 1910:      61
    Birth Year:      abt 1849
    Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Home in 1910:      Toisnot, Wilson, North Carolina
    Street:      Main St
    Race:      White
    Gender:      Male
    Relation to Head of House:      Head
    Marital status:      Married
    Spouse's name:      Billie M Wells
    Father's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Mother's Birthplace:      North Carolina
    Native Tongue:      English
    Occupation:      Merchant
    Industry:      General Mdse
    Employer, Employee or Other:      Employer
    Home Owned or Rented:      Own
    Home Free or Mortgaged:      Free
    Farm or House:      House
    Able to Read:      Yes
    Able to Write:      Yes
    Years Married:      20
    Neighbors:      
    Household Members:      
    Name      Age
    Redmon E Walls      61
    Billie M Wells      62
    William Wells      25; Witness=Elizabeth Margaret Mercer, Witness=William Mercer Wells

Family: Elizabeth Margaret Mercer b. Feb 1862, d. 1928

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Provided by Thelma Dey Van Husen.
  3. 1880 NC Nash Cooper ED175, family 29 - R D Wells unknown record type, Felix Avenue, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1880 NC Nash Cooper ED175, family 29 - R D Wells.
  5. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 770 - Redmond Wells.
  6. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Coopers , family 529 - Redmond D Wells.
  7. 1880 NC Wilson Toisnot ED310, family 148 - Redmond S Wells (single) unknown record type, Felix Avenue, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.

Roena Wells1,2

F, #21037, b. 1842
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Penny Wills
    Name: Penny Wills
    [Penny Wells]
    Age: 36
    Estimated birth year: abt 1814
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Nash, North Carolina
    Family Number: 589
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wills 48
    Penny Wills 36
    Roena Wills 8
    Joel Wills 6
    Elizah Wills 5
    Redmond Wills 2
    Tempy Wills 0

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Winstead, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about John Wells
    Name: John Wells
    Age in 1860: 57
    Birth Year: abt 1803
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: Winsteads, Nash, North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Joyners Depot
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wells 57
    Penny Wells 42
    Roeany Wells 16
    Joil G W Wells 15
    Elijah G Wells 13
    Redmond Wells 11
    Temperance Wells 9
    Sarah Wells 7
    Mary D Wells 5
    Julia A Wells 2

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 8 August 1870; Chesterfield, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Chesterfield, family 121
    Wells, Pennie, age 60, b: NC
    Wells, Roena, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 26, b: NC
    Wells, Temperance, age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Frances, , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Dollie?, age 15, b: NC
    Wells, Julia, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Ida, age 4, b: NC; Head of Household=Penny Cobb3,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Rocky Mount, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Pinnie Wells
    Name: Pinnie Wells
    Home in 1880: Rocky Mountain, Nash, North Carolina
    Age: 60
    Estimated birth year: abt 1820
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    :

    :

    :

    :

    :
    Household Members: Name Age
    Pinnie Wells 60
    Rowena Wells 30
    Tempie Wells 25
    Francis Wells 23
    Mary D. Wells 22
    Ada Wells 14

    ; Head of Household=Penny Cobb3,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Chesterfield, family 121 - Pennie Wells.

Joel G W Wells1,2

M, #21038, b. 1845, d. after 1871
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Birth*: 1845; Winstead, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; Nash County, North Carolina Vital Records Abstracts
    about Wells, Joel G.W.
    Name: Wells, Joel G.W.
    Birth Date: 1845
    Birth Place: Nash co., NC
    Father: John Wells
    Mother: Penelope
    Residence: Winstead, Nash co., NC1,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: after 1871
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Penny Wills
    Name: Penny Wills
    [Penny Wells]
    Age: 36
    Estimated birth year: abt 1814
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Nash, North Carolina
    Family Number: 589
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wills 48
    Penny Wills 36
    Roena Wills 8
    Joel Wills 6
    Elizah Wills 5
    Redmond Wills 2
    Tempy Wills 0

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Winstead, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about John Wells
    Name: John Wells
    Age in 1860: 57
    Birth Year: abt 1803
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: Winsteads, Nash, North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Joyners Depot
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wells 57
    Penny Wells 42
    Roeany Wells 16
    Joil G W Wells 15
    Elijah G Wells 13
    Redmond Wells 11
    Temperance Wells 9
    Sarah Wells 7
    Mary D Wells 5
    Julia A Wells 2

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 8 August 1870; Chesterfield, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Chesterfield, family 121
    Wells, Pennie, age 60, b: NC
    Wells, Roena, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 26, b: NC
    Wells, Temperance, age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Frances, , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Dollie?, age 15, b: NC
    Wells, Julia, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Ida, age 4, b: NC; Head of Household=Penny Cobb3,2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 8 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 265
    Wells, Joel,age 26, farmer, b: NC
    (farming with Samuel Westway?)4,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Chesterfield, family 121 - Pennie Wells.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 265 - Joel Wells.

Elijah G Wells1,2

M, #21039, b. 1846, d. after 1861
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Penny Wills
    Name: Penny Wills
    [Penny Wells]
    Age: 36
    Estimated birth year: abt 1814
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Nash, North Carolina
    Family Number: 589
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wills 48
    Penny Wills 36
    Roena Wills 8
    Joel Wills 6
    Elizah Wills 5
    Redmond Wills 2
    Tempy Wills 0

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Winstead, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about John Wells
    Name: John Wells
    Age in 1860: 57
    Birth Year: abt 1803
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: Winsteads, Nash, North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Joyners Depot
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wells 57
    Penny Wells 42
    Roeany Wells 16
    Joil G W Wells 15
    Elijah G Wells 13
    Redmond Wells 11
    Temperance Wells 9
    Sarah Wells 7
    Mary D Wells 5
    Julia A Wells 2

    ; Head of Household=John Wells

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Temperance Wells1,2

F, #21040, b. April 1850
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Nickname: Tempy3,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Penny Wills
    Name: Penny Wills
    [Penny Wells]
    Age: 36
    Estimated birth year: abt 1814
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Nash, North Carolina
    Family Number: 589
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wills 48
    Penny Wills 36
    Roena Wills 8
    Joel Wills 6
    Elizah Wills 5
    Redmond Wills 2
    Tempy Wills 0

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Winstead, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about John Wells
    Name: John Wells
    Age in 1860: 57
    Birth Year: abt 1803
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: Winsteads, Nash, North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Joyners Depot
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wells 57
    Penny Wells 42
    Roeany Wells 16
    Joil G W Wells 15
    Elijah G Wells 13
    Redmond Wells 11
    Temperance Wells 9
    Sarah Wells 7
    Mary D Wells 5
    Julia A Wells 2

    ; Head of Household=John Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 8 August 1870; Chesterfield, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Chesterfield, family 121
    Wells, Pennie, age 60, b: NC
    Wells, Roena, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 26, b: NC
    Wells, Temperance, age 20, b: NC
    Wells, Frances, , age 18, b: NC
    Wells, Dollie?, age 15, b: NC
    Wells, Julia, age 12, b: NC
    Wells, Ida, age 4, b: NC; Head of Household=Penny Cobb4,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Rocky Mount, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Pinnie Wells
    Name: Pinnie Wells
    Home in 1880: Rocky Mountain, Nash, North Carolina
    Age: 60
    Estimated birth year: abt 1820
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    :

    :

    :

    :

    :
    Household Members: Name Age
    Pinnie Wells 60
    Rowena Wells 30
    Tempie Wells 25
    Francis Wells 23
    Mary D. Wells 22
    Ada Wells 14

    ; Head of Household=Penny Cobb4,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Winsteads , family 419 - John Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Chesterfield, family 121 - Pennie Wells.

Stephen Wells1,2

M, #21041, b. 5 August 1776, d. circa May 1853
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1830; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; Database: 1830 United States Federal Census August 7, 2006
    11:44 PM

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    View Record Name Residence
    (City,County,State) View Image

    View Record Benja Weelas
    [Benjamin Wells] Collings, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Stephen Wells Coopers, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Jonathan Wells Eatmons, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Joel Wells Richs, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record John Wells Taylors, Nash, North Carolina2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1840; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; View Record Name Residence
    (City,County,State) View Image

    View Record Bartley Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Joel Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record John Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Jonas Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Jonathan Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Mourning Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Redmun Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Stephen Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash
    View Record Name Home in 1850
    (City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year Birth Place View Image

    View Record Amanda Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1838 North Carolina
    View Record Ann Mariah Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1826 North Carolina
    View Record Anna Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1820 North Carolina
    View Record Aquilla Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1840 North Carolina
    View Record Basthan Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1834 North Carolina
    View Record Beedy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1804 North Carolina
    View Record Budy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1790 North Carolina
    View Record Charity Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1841 North Carolina
    View Record Cinthia Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1799 North Carolina
    View Record Dillie Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1832 North Carolina
    View Record Edwin Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1812 North Carolina
    View Record Elizah Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1829 North Carolina
    View Record Elsey Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1823 North Carolina
    View Record Emily Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1821 North Carolina
    View Record Enos Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1832 North Carolina
    View Record Henderson Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1836 North Carolina
    View Record Iredell Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1849 North Carolina
    View Record James R Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt
    1850 North Carolina
    View Record Jinez Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1846 North Carolina
    View Record Joel Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1796 North Carolina
    View Record Joel S Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1842 North Carolina
    View Record John D Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1840 North Carolina
    View Record Jones Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1831 North Carolina
    View Record Jordan Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1844 North Carolina
    View Record Katy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1822 North Carolina
    View Record Kingberry Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1825 North Carolina
    View Record Lacey Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1805 North Carolina
    View Record Martha Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1815 North Carolina
    View Record Martin Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1803 North Carolina
    View Record Mary Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1780 North Carolina
    View Record Mary A Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1844 North Carolina
    View Record Nancy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1848 North Carolina
    View Record Nancy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1838 North Carolina
    View Record Nancy R Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1846 North Carolina
    View Record Nathan Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1785 North Carolina
    View Record Nilly Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1816 North Carolina
    View Record Redmond Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1849 North Carolina
    View Record Redmond Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1814 North Carolina
    View Record Stephen Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1769 North Carolina
    View Record Warren Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1848 North Carolina
    View Record Willey Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1835 North Carolina
    View Record William Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1828 North Carolina
    View Record Williams Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1845 North Carolina
    View Record Williams Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1825 North Carolina
    View Record Willie Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1836 North Carolina
    View Record Zilpha Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1819 North Carolina
    View Record Elizah Wills
    [Elijah Wells] Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1845 North Carolina
    View Record Redmond Wills
    [Redmond Wells] Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1848 North Carolina

    2
  • (Deceased) Will*: 6 March 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; Stephen Wells Will-1853
    Posted by: Marta Johns(t)on Patterson (ID *****4456) Date: October 22, 2003 at 12:51:18 of 646

    In the Name of God Amen. I STEPHEN WELLS of the County of Nash and State of North Carolina being in a low state of health but of sound mind and memory blessed be God, do this the sixth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty make and publish this my last will and testament in form and manner following to wit:

    First that my executor herein after named shall pay all my just debts whatsoever and to whomsoever owing out of the monies that may first come into their hands as a part or parcel of my estate.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife MARY WELLS two feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, her choice two black walnut tables and two hundred dollars in money to her and her heirs forever.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my son BARTLEY WELLS, five dollars current money of said estate to him and his heirs forever.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my son EDMON D. WELLS, one feather bed, bedstead and furniture, one negro boy by the name of DENNIS and one hundred dollars in money to him and his heirs forever.

    Item: I lend to my beloved wife MARY WELLS all my land and plantation whereon I now live and the following negroes to wit: OLD JACOB and RODAH his wife, HARTY HARRIETT and her child TOM ABRAM and LITTLE JACOB and their further increase and all the balance of my estate both real and personal of all kind that I have not disposed of in the above items to her during her natural life or widowhood.

    Item: At the death of my beloved wife MARY WELLS or end of her widowhood I give and bequeath all my said estate both real and personal that I have lent to her during her natural life or widowhood to my son REDMON D. WELLS to him and his heirs forever.

    Lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my son REDMON D. WELLS and my friend J.J.T.TAYLOR Executors to this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning of the same and every part and clause thereof hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I the saide STEPHEN WELLS do hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written.

    Signed, sealed, witnessed and declared in the presents of
    NELSON BONE
    WILLIAM ASBURY PRIDGEN
    DREWRY PRIDGEN

    Stephen Wells

    State of North Caroline, Nash County, court of pleas and quarter sessions
    May term 1853
    A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of STEPHEN WELLS is offered for probate on the testimony of NELSON BONE and WILLIAM A. PRIDGEN two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and is duly proved and ordered to be recoreded and REDMIN D. WELLS one of the executors therein named is duly qualified. J.J.T.TAYLOR the other executor be in open court and ? it is ordered to be recorded.

    Attest G. W Ward, C.C.C.

    #512
    Page 533
    Nash County, North Carolina
    Records of Wills, Book 1
    1776-1872
    Filmed by The Genealogical Society of Utah, at Nashville, N.C., LDS #0419419

    ; Witness=Redmond Daniel Wells, Witness=Bartley Wells, Witness=Mary Baker4,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 24 September 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash , family 770
    Wells, Redmond, age 36, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 28, b: NC
    Wells, John D, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, Joel T, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Mary A, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, Nancy R, age 4, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 1, b: NC

    family 763
    Wells, Stepen, age 81, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Mary, age 70, b: NC; Head of Household=Redmond Daniel Wells5,2

Family 1: Sarah Farquahar b. 13 Feb 1782

Family 2: Mary Baker b. c 1770, d. a 6 Mar 1850

Citations

  1. GEDCOM.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Provided by Thelma Dey Van Husen.
  4. New England Historical and Genealogical Register,New England Historical and Genealogical Society, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Nash Co., N.C. Will Book 1, page 533
    Will dated March 6, 1850 ; probated May court, 1853 ----names wife "
    Mary" and sons Bartley and Redmond D. Wells. Executor named is J.J.
    T. Taylor, Friend. Witnesses : Nelson Bone, Drewry Pridgen and William Asbury Pridgen..
  5. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 770 - Redmond Wells.
  6. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 612 - Bartty Wells.

Bartley Wells1,2

M, #21042, b. 1808
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1810; Halifax, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; 1810 NC Nash Halifax
    Wells, Jeremiah - 2 males, 3 females
    Wells, Stephen - 1 male, 1 female
    (men same as so must be brother Stephen)3,2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1830; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1840; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; View Record Name Residence
    (City,County,State) View Image

    View Record Bartley Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Joel Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record John Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Jonas Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Jonathan Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Mourning Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Redmun Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    View Record Stephen Wells Not Stated, Nash, North Carolina
    2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash
    View Record Name Home in 1850
    (City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year Birth Place View Image

    View Record Amanda Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1838 North Carolina
    View Record Ann Mariah Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1826 North Carolina
    View Record Anna Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1820 North Carolina
    View Record Aquilla Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1840 North Carolina
    View Record Basthan Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1834 North Carolina
    View Record Beedy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1804 North Carolina
    View Record Budy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1790 North Carolina
    View Record Charity Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1841 North Carolina
    View Record Cinthia Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1799 North Carolina
    View Record Dillie Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1832 North Carolina
    View Record Edwin Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1812 North Carolina
    View Record Elizah Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1829 North Carolina
    View Record Elsey Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1823 North Carolina
    View Record Emily Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1821 North Carolina
    View Record Enos Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1832 North Carolina
    View Record Henderson Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1836 North Carolina
    View Record Iredell Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1849 North Carolina
    View Record James R Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt
    1850 North Carolina
    View Record Jinez Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1846 North Carolina
    View Record Joel Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1796 North Carolina
    View Record Joel S Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1842 North Carolina
    View Record John D Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1840 North Carolina
    View Record Jones Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1831 North Carolina
    View Record Jordan Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1844 North Carolina
    View Record Katy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1822 North Carolina
    View Record Kingberry Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1825 North Carolina
    View Record Lacey Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1805 North Carolina
    View Record Martha Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1815 North Carolina
    View Record Martin Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1803 North Carolina
    View Record Mary Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1780 North Carolina
    View Record Mary A Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1844 North Carolina
    View Record Nancy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1848 North Carolina
    View Record Nancy Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1838 North Carolina
    View Record Nancy R Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1846 North Carolina
    View Record Nathan Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1785 North Carolina
    View Record Nilly Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1816 North Carolina
    View Record Redmond Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1849 North Carolina
    View Record Redmond Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1814 North Carolina
    View Record Stephen Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1769 North Carolina
    View Record Warren Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1848 North Carolina
    View Record Willey Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1835 North Carolina
    View Record William Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1828 North Carolina
    View Record Williams Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1845 North Carolina
    View Record Williams Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1825 North Carolina
    View Record Willie Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1836 North Carolina
    View Record Zilpha Wells Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1819 North Carolina
    View Record Elizah Wills
    [Elijah Wells] Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1845 North Carolina
    View Record Redmond Wills
    [Redmond Wells] Not Stated, Nash, NC abt 1848 North Carolina



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  • (Witness) Will: 6 March 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA; Stephen Wells Will-1853
    Posted by: Marta Johns(t)on Patterson (ID *****4456) Date: October 22, 2003 at 12:51:18 of 646

    In the Name of God Amen. I STEPHEN WELLS of the County of Nash and State of North Carolina being in a low state of health but of sound mind and memory blessed be God, do this the sixth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty make and publish this my last will and testament in form and manner following to wit:

    First that my executor herein after named shall pay all my just debts whatsoever and to whomsoever owing out of the monies that may first come into their hands as a part or parcel of my estate.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife MARY WELLS two feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, her choice two black walnut tables and two hundred dollars in money to her and her heirs forever.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my son BARTLEY WELLS, five dollars current money of said estate to him and his heirs forever.

    Item: I give and bequeath unto my son EDMON D. WELLS, one feather bed, bedstead and furniture, one negro boy by the name of DENNIS and one hundred dollars in money to him and his heirs forever.

    Item: I lend to my beloved wife MARY WELLS all my land and plantation whereon I now live and the following negroes to wit: OLD JACOB and RODAH his wife, HARTY HARRIETT and her child TOM ABRAM and LITTLE JACOB and their further increase and all the balance of my estate both real and personal of all kind that I have not disposed of in the above items to her during her natural life or widowhood.

    Item: At the death of my beloved wife MARY WELLS or end of her widowhood I give and bequeath all my said estate both real and personal that I have lent to her during her natural life or widowhood to my son REDMON D. WELLS to him and his heirs forever.

    Lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my son REDMON D. WELLS and my friend J.J.T.TAYLOR Executors to this my last will and testament according to the true intent and meaning of the same and every part and clause thereof hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other wills and testaments by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I the saide STEPHEN WELLS do hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written.

    Signed, sealed, witnessed and declared in the presents of
    NELSON BONE
    WILLIAM ASBURY PRIDGEN
    DREWRY PRIDGEN

    Stephen Wells

    State of North Caroline, Nash County, court of pleas and quarter sessions
    May term 1853
    A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of STEPHEN WELLS is offered for probate on the testimony of NELSON BONE and WILLIAM A. PRIDGEN two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and is duly proved and ordered to be recoreded and REDMIN D. WELLS one of the executors therein named is duly qualified. J.J.T.TAYLOR the other executor be in open court and ? it is ordered to be recorded.

    Attest G. W Ward, C.C.C.

    #512
    Page 533
    Nash County, North Carolina
    Records of Wills, Book 1
    1776-1872
    Filmed by The Genealogical Society of Utah, at Nashville, N.C., LDS #0419419

    ; Deceased=Stephen Wells4,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 6 September 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash , family 608
    Wells, John, age 48, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Penny, age 36/56?, b: NC
    Wells, Roena, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, Elijah, age 5, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 2, b: NC

    family 612
    Wells, Bartty?, age 42, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 36/56?, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 16?, b: NC
    Wells, Watson, age 18, turpentine?, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, John, age 6, b: NC (twin?)
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC (twin?); Household Member=Rebecca Jenkins, Household Member=Emily Wells, Household Member=Alexander Watson Wells, Household Member=Stephen Lamm Wells, Household Member=Joel Wells, Household Member=John W Wells, Household Member=William Wells5,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 2 July 1860; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 NC Nash Coopers, family 505
    Wells, Bartley, age 50, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 45, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, John, age 15, b: NC (twin?)
    Wells, William, age 15, b: NC (twin?); Household Member=Rebecca Jenkins, Household Member=Joel Wells, Household Member=John W Wells, Household Member=William Wells6,2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 5 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 182
    Wells, Bartley, age 58, farming, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 48, wife, b: NC
    Wells, Susan, age 4, grand-daughter, b: NC

    family 183
    Wells, John W, age 24, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, William A, age 21 (female), b: NC
    Wells, Fanny A, age 3 months, b: NC
    Tyzard, Elziabeth, age 17, house keeper, b: NC; Household Member=Rebecca Jenkins7,2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 10 July 1880; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 NC Nash Coopers, ED175 , family 245
    Wells, Bartley, age 70, farming, b: NC (same as parents)
    Wells, Rebecca, age 66, wife, b: NC (same as parents)
    Wells, Susan, age 16, grand-daughter, works on farm, b: NC (same as parents); Household Member=Rebecca Jenkins8,2

Family: Rebecca Jenkins b. 1814, d. a Jul 1880

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 612 - Bartty Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1810 NC Nash Halifax Stephen Wells.
  4. New England Historical and Genealogical Register,New England Historical and Genealogical Society, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Nash Co., N.C. Will Book 1, page 533
    Will dated March 6, 1850 ; probated May court, 1853 ----names wife "
    Mary" and sons Bartley and Redmond D. Wells. Executor named is J.J.
    T. Taylor, Friend. Witnesses : Nelson Bone, Drewry Pridgen and William Asbury Pridgen..
  5. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.
  6. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Coopers, family 505 - Bartley Wells.
  7. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 182 - Barthley Wells.
  8. United States Federal Census, 1880 NC Nash Coopers, ED175 , family 245 - Bartty Wells.

Rebecca Jenkins1,2

F, #21043, b. 1814, d. after July 1880
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • Married Name: circa 1830; Mrs. Wells (_____)
  • (Household Member) Census: 6 September 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash , family 608
    Wells, John, age 48, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Penny, age 36/56?, b: NC
    Wells, Roena, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, Elijah, age 5, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 2, b: NC

    family 612
    Wells, Bartty?, age 42, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 36/56?, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 16?, b: NC
    Wells, Watson, age 18, turpentine?, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, John, age 6, b: NC (twin?)
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC (twin?); Household Member=Bartley Wells3,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 2 July 1860; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1860 NC Nash Coopers, family 505
    Wells, Bartley, age 50, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 45, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 22, b: NC
    Wells, John, age 15, b: NC (twin?)
    Wells, William, age 15, b: NC (twin?); Household Member=Bartley Wells4,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 5 August 1870; Middleton, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 182
    Wells, Bartley, age 58, farming, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 48, wife, b: NC
    Wells, Susan, age 4, grand-daughter, b: NC

    family 183
    Wells, John W, age 24, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, William A, age 21 (female), b: NC
    Wells, Fanny A, age 3 months, b: NC
    Tyzard, Elziabeth, age 17, house keeper, b: NC; Head of Household=Bartley Wells5,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 10 July 1880; Cooper, Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1880 NC Nash Coopers, ED175 , family 245
    Wells, Bartley, age 70, farming, b: NC (same as parents)
    Wells, Rebecca, age 66, wife, b: NC (same as parents)
    Wells, Susan, age 16, grand-daughter, works on farm, b: NC (same as parents); Head of Household=Bartley Wells6,2

Family: Bartley Wells b. 1808

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 612 - Bartty Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1860 NC Nash Coopers, family 505 - Bartley Wells.
  5. United States Federal Census, 1870 NC Nash Middleton, family 182 - Barthley Wells.
  6. United States Federal Census, 1880 NC Nash Coopers, ED175 , family 245 - Bartty Wells.

Emily Wells1,2

F, #21044, b. 1834
  • Reference: W015 ID272
  • (Household Member) Census: 6 September 1850; Nash Co., North Carolina, USA;
    1850 NC Nash , family 608
    Wells, John, age 48, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Penny, age 36/56?, b: NC
    Wells, Roena, age 8, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 6, b: NC
    Wells, Elijah, age 5, b: NC
    Wells, Redmond, age 2, b: NC

    family 612
    Wells, Bartty?, age 42, farmer, b: NC
    Wells, Rebecca, age 36/56?, b: NC
    Wells, Emily, age 16?, b: NC
    Wells, Watson, age 18, turpentine?, b: NC
    Wells, Stephen, age 14, b: NC
    Wells, Joel, age 10, b: NC
    Wells, John, age 6, b: NC (twin?)
    Wells, William, age 6, b: NC (twin?); Household Member=Bartley Wells3,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 612 - Bartty Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1850 NC Nash , family 608 - John Wells.