_ID7801 B780 _W0151

M, #21332, b. 780
  • Reference: W015 ID780
  • Birth*: 7801

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M, #21333
  • Reference: W015 ID780

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M, #21334
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Estella Wells1,2

F, #21335, b. 16 June 1880
  • Reference: W018 ID903

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

J A Wheat1,2

M, #21336
  • Reference: W018 ID903

Family: Sarah E Wells b. 6 Jul 1864

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

W O Carpenter1,2

M, #21337, b. circa 1860
  • Reference: W018 ID903

Family: Louisa Mary Wells b. 14 May 1866

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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    DEATHS
    ------

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Annie Mariah Wells1,2

F, #21338, b. 3 November 1870, d. 15 February 1932
  • Reference: W018 ID903
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID903 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 16 December 1886; Mrs. Wroten (Wells)
  • Married Name: 16 December 1886; Mrs. Worten (Wells)

Family: Wesley Worten b. 14 Nov 1860, d. 15 Oct 1921

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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    DEATHS
    ------

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Wesley Worten1,2

M, #21339, b. 14 November 1860, d. 15 October 1921
  • Reference: W018 ID903

Family: Annie Mariah Wells b. 3 Nov 1870, d. 15 Feb 1932

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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    DEATHS
    ------

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

George Wiley Wells1,2

M, #21340, b. 4 January 1873, d. 1937
  • Reference: W018 ID903

Family: Virginia Evelyn 'Evie' Cupit b. 22 Nov 1872, d. 19 Apr 1960

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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    DEATHS
    ------

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Virginia Evelyn 'Evie' Cupit1,2

F, #21341, b. 22 November 1872, d. 19 April 1960
  • Reference: W018 ID903
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: Researcher=_ID903 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 13 December 1894; Mrs. Wells (Cupit)

Family: George Wiley Wells b. 4 Jan 1873, d. 1937

Citations

  1. "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
    , "CAIN", Book: "CAIN" by Margaret and Mildred Ezell - Cain and Associated
    Families of Amite County Mississippi.
         
    Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mildred and Margaret Ezell

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    THE MS CAINS

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


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

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

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

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

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    DEATHS
    ------

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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    THE MS CAINS

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

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

    Page 223
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    THE MS CAINS

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

_ID903 B903 _W0181

M, #21342, b. 903
  • Reference: W018 ID903
  • Birth*: 9031

Citations

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

_ID903 _Researcher1

M, #21343
  • Reference: W018 ID903

Citations

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

_ID069 _Researcher1,2

M, #21344
  • Reference: W019 ID069

Citations

  1. John W. Wells, W019_B271_ID069, e-mail address as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID069T~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 18:25:53.,_ID069 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. John W. Wells, W019_B271_ID069, e-mail address as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID069T~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 18:25:53.,_ID069 _Researcher.

_ID250 B171 _W1711,2

M, #21345, b. 250
  • Reference: W171 ID250
  • Birth*: 2502

Family:

Citations

  1. William John Wells, W019_B171_ID250, e-mail address as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID250T~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 19:29:04.,_ID250 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

_ID250 _Researcher1,2

M, #21346
  • Reference: W171 ID250

Citations

  1. William John Wells, W019_B171_ID250, e-mail address as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID250T~1.GED and imported on 06/30/2008 at 19:29:04.,_ID250 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

_ID267 B184 _W0191,2

M, #21347, b. 267
  • Reference: W019 ID267
  • Birth*: 2672

Citations

  1. Personal experience or recollection as cited,Ann Younggreen Sullivan.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

_ID267 _Researcher1,2

M, #21348
  • Reference: W019 ID267

Citations

  1. Personal experience or recollection as cited,Ann Younggreen Sullivan.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

_ID304 B320 _W0191

M, #21349, b. 304
  • Reference: W019 ID304
  • Birth*: 3041

Citations

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

_ID304 _Researcher1

M, #21350
  • Reference: W019 ID304

Citations

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

_ID383 B373 _W4841

M, #21351, b. 383
  • Reference: W484 ID383
  • Birth*: 3831

Citations

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

_ID385 _Researcher1

M, #21352
  • Reference: W373 ID385

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.

_ID385 B373 _W3731

M, #21353, b. 385
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • Birth*: 3851

Citations

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

William Bertram Wells1,2

M, #21354, b. 23 March 1916, d. 26 December 1983
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; (can't find); Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 16 April 1930; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1930 MI Wayne Detroit, ED776, family 28, 2141 Linox Ave
    Wells, Roy J, head, own, age 43, married age 18, b: MI, father b: England, mother b: MI, die maker, auto factory
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 46, married age 20, b: MN (parents b: Canada)
    Wells, Audrey, dau, age 15, b: MI
    Wells, Bertran, son, age 14, b: MI; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • SSN*: before 1951; Michigan, USAG; Social Security Death Index
    Name: William Wells
    SSN: 376-01-1608
    Last Residence: 77587 South Houston, Harris, Texas, United States of America
    Born: 23 Mar 1916
    Died: Dec 1983
    State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )

    2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: December 1983; South Houston, Harris Co., Texas, USAG; Household Member=Virginia Mary Petipren2

Family: Virginia Mary Petipren b. 13 Jan 1915, d. 25 Mar 2011

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Virginia Mary Petipren1,2

F, #21355, b. 13 January 1915, d. 25 March 2011
  • Reference: W999 ID385
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1930; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1930 United States Federal Census
    Name: Virginia Petipren
    Home in 1930: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
    Age: 15
    Estimated birth year: abt 1915
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Father's name: Andrew
    Mother's name: Edith
    Household Members: Name Age
    Andrew Petipren 39
    Edith Petipren 40
    Virginia Petipren 15
    Doris Petipren 13
    Grace Petipren 11



    2
  • Married Name: 26 June 1937; Mrs. Wells (Petipren)
  • (Household Member) Census*: December 1983; South Houston, Harris Co., Texas, USAG; Head of Household=William Bertram Wells2

Family: William Bertram Wells b. 23 Mar 1916, d. 26 Dec 1983

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Royal Joseph Wells1,2

M, #21356, b. 6 May 1885, d. 23 March 1961
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • Birth*: 6 May 1885; London, Middlesex Co., Ontario, CanadaG; date from military draft registration

    WILLS "Ontario Births, 1869-1912".
    
    NAME: Fenelon Wills
    Event Type: Birth
    Event Date: 06 May 1885
    Event Place: London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
    Gender: Male
    Father's Name: Lewis Wills
    Mother's Name: Ellen Chaple
    Registration Number: 021393
    GS Film Number: 1845874
    Digital Folder Number: 004529998
    Image Number: 00751,2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 22 December 1903; Essex Co., Ontario, CanadaG; Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1922
    Name: Royall Wells
    Birth Place: Ontario
    Age: 21
    Father Name: Lewis Wells
    Mother Name: Ellen Chapman
    Estimated birth year: abt 1882
    Spouse Name: Marion Mero
    Spouse's Age: 19
    Spouse Birth Place: MN
    Spouse Father Name: Thomas Mero
    Spouse Mother Name : Cecelia Ball
    Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1903
    Marriage Place: Essex
    Marriage County: Essex
    Source: Indexed by: Ancestry.com
    (image does not show date of marriage just registration in 1904)
    ; Bride=Marion Marie Mero2
  • (Deceased) Death*: 23 March 1961; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Fenelon Wills; "Ontario Births, 1869-1912".
    
    NAME: Fenelon Wills
    Event Type: Birth
    Event Date: 06 May 1885
    Event Place: London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
    Gender: Male
    Father's Name: Lewis Wills
    Mother's Name: Ellen Chaple
    Registration Number: 021393
    GS Film Number: 1845874
    Digital Folder Number: 004529998
    Image Number: 0075
  • Nickname: Roy2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 29 April 1910; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1910 MI Wayne Detroit, Ward 3, ED77, family 446
    Wells, Roy, head, age 25, married 6 years, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1903, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children born/living, b: MN (same as parents)
    Wells, Roy, son, age 5, b: MI
    Wells, Albertine, dau, age 4, b: MI
    Wells, Madeline, dau, age 2, b: MI
    Wells, Benjamin, brother, age 23, single, b: Canada , father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1907, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Bert, brother, age 28, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm:
    1910, occ: auto plant; Household Member=Marion Marie Mero, Household Member=Roy T Wells, Household Member=Albertine Wells, Household Member=Madeline Wells, Household Member=Benjamin Wells, Household Member=Bertrand Royal Wells2
  • Milt-Event*: 12 September 1918; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG; World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    about Roy Joseph Wells
    Name: Roy Joseph Wells
    City: Detroit
    County: Wayne
    State: Michigan
    Birth Date: 6 May 1884
    Race: White
    FHL Roll Number: 2032417
    DraftBoard: 14
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1920; (can't find); Household Member=Marion Marie Mero, Household Member=Roy T Wells, Household Member=Albertine Wells, Household Member=Audrey E Wells, Household Member=William Bertram Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 16 April 1930; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1930 MI Wayne Detroit, ED776, family 28, 2141 Linox Ave
    Wells, Roy J, head, own, age 43, married age 18, b: MI, father b: England, mother b: MI, die maker, auto factory
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 46, married age 20, b: MN (parents b: Canada)
    Wells, Audrey, dau, age 15, b: MI
    Wells, Bertran, son, age 14, b: MI; Household Member=William Bertram Wells, Household Member=Audrey E Wells, Household Member=Marion Marie Mero2

Family: Marion Marie Mero b. 27 Dec 1883, d. 14 Aug 1971

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Marion Marie Mero1,2

F, #21357, b. 27 December 1883, d. 14 August 1971
  • Reference: W999 ID385
  • Birth*: 27 December 1883; Hinckley, Pine Co., Minnesota, USAG; parents Thomas Mero and Cecelia Ball - from marriage registration1,2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 22 December 1903; Essex Co., Ontario, CanadaG; Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1922
    Name: Royall Wells
    Birth Place: Ontario
    Age: 21
    Father Name: Lewis Wells
    Mother Name: Ellen Chapman
    Estimated birth year: abt 1882
    Spouse Name: Marion Mero
    Spouse's Age: 19
    Spouse Birth Place: MN
    Spouse Father Name: Thomas Mero
    Spouse Mother Name : Cecelia Ball
    Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1903
    Marriage Place: Essex
    Marriage County: Essex
    Source: Indexed by: Ancestry.com
    (image does not show date of marriage just registration in 1904)
    ; Groom=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • (Deceased) Death*: 14 August 1971; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 22 December 1903; Mrs. Wells (Mero)
  • (Household Member) Census: 29 April 1910; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1910 MI Wayne Detroit, Ward 3, ED77, family 446
    Wells, Roy, head, age 25, married 6 years, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1903, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children born/living, b: MN (same as parents)
    Wells, Roy, son, age 5, b: MI
    Wells, Albertine, dau, age 4, b: MI
    Wells, Madeline, dau, age 2, b: MI
    Wells, Benjamin, brother, age 23, single, b: Canada , father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1907, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Bert, brother, age 28, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm:
    1910, occ: auto plant; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; (can't find); Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 16 April 1930; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1930 MI Wayne Detroit, ED776, family 28, 2141 Linox Ave
    Wells, Roy J, head, own, age 43, married age 18, b: MI, father b: England, mother b: MI, die maker, auto factory
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 46, married age 20, b: MN (parents b: Canada)
    Wells, Audrey, dau, age 15, b: MI
    Wells, Bertran, son, age 14, b: MI; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2

Family: Royal Joseph Wells b. 6 May 1885, d. 23 Mar 1961

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Roy T Wells1,2

M, #21358, b. 28 January 1905, d. 20 August 1957
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 29 April 1910; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1910 MI Wayne Detroit, Ward 3, ED77, family 446
    Wells, Roy, head, age 25, married 6 years, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1903, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children born/living, b: MN (same as parents)
    Wells, Roy, son, age 5, b: MI
    Wells, Albertine, dau, age 4, b: MI
    Wells, Madeline, dau, age 2, b: MI
    Wells, Benjamin, brother, age 23, single, b: Canada , father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1907, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Bert, brother, age 28, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm:
    1910, occ: auto plant; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; (can't find); Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells
  • (Immigrant) Immigration*: 7 June 1929; Windsor, Ontario, CanadaG; Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935
    about Roy Wells
    Name: Roy Wells
    Age: 24
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1905
    Arrival Port: Windsor, Ontario
    Date of Arrival: 7 Jun 1929
    Birth Location: Torver Mich
    Gender: Male
    Citizenship: American
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1930; CanadaG

Family: Carrie Edwards b. c 1906, d. 24 Mar 1996

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Albertine Wells1,2

F, #21359, b. 2 May 1906, d. 30 September 1982
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 29 April 1910; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1910 MI Wayne Detroit, Ward 3, ED77, family 446
    Wells, Roy, head, age 25, married 6 years, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1903, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children born/living, b: MN (same as parents)
    Wells, Roy, son, age 5, b: MI
    Wells, Albertine, dau, age 4, b: MI
    Wells, Madeline, dau, age 2, b: MI
    Wells, Benjamin, brother, age 23, single, b: Canada , father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1907, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Bert, brother, age 28, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm:
    1910, occ: auto plant; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; (can't find); Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells
  • Married Name: 15 October 1924; Mrs. Hines (Wells)
  • SSN*: before 1951; Michigan, USAG; Social Security Death Index
    Name: Albertine Hines
    SSN: 385-28-0735
    Last Residence: 33324 Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, United States of America
    Born: 2 May 1906
    Died: Sep 1982
    State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )

    2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: before September 1982; Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida, USAG2

Family: Harold Hines b. 2 Oct 1905, d. 9 Aug 1963

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Madeline Wells1,2

F, #21360, b. 4 February 1908, d. circa 1983
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: Mrs. Wanchuck (Wells)
  • (Household Member) Census: 29 April 1910; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1910 MI Wayne Detroit, Ward 3, ED77, family 446
    Wells, Roy, head, age 25, married 6 years, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1903, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 27, married 6 years, 3 children born/living, b: MN (same as parents)
    Wells, Roy, son, age 5, b: MI
    Wells, Albertine, dau, age 4, b: MI
    Wells, Madeline, dau, age 2, b: MI
    Wells, Benjamin, brother, age 23, single, b: Canada , father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm: 1907, occ: auto plant
    Wells, Bert, brother, age 28, b: Canada, father b: England, mother b: Canada, imm:
    1910, occ: auto plant; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • Married Name: circa 1929; Mrs. Edwards (Wells)

Family 1: George Wanchuck b. c 1916

Family 2: Albert Edwards b. 23 Nov 1898, d. 24 Jul 1959

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Audrey E Wells1,2

F, #21361, b. 4 May 1914, d. 5 October 1988
  • Reference: W373 ID385
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 1,2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Groom=Edward Keller1,2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Groom=Bernie Lyle1,2
  • Birth*: 4 May 1914; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG1,2
  • (Deceased) Death: 5 October 1988; Florida, USA; Social Security Death Index
    Name: Audrey E. Wells
    SSN: 365-07-2094
    Last Residence: 33068 Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, United States of America
    Born: 4 May 1914
    Died: 5 Oct 1988
    State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )

    1,2
  • (Deceased) Death*: 5 October 1988; Sterline Heights, Macomb Co., Michigan, USAG; Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996
    Name: Audrey Wells
    Birth Date: 4 May 1914
    Death Date: 5 Oct 1988
    Gender: Female
    Residence: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
    Place of Death: Sterling Heights, Macomb, Michigan

    2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: breatax_AT_aol.com; Researcher=_ID385 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: Mrs. Lyle (Wells)
  • Married Name: Mrs. Keller (Wells)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; (can't find); Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 16 April 1930; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG;
    1930 MI Wayne Detroit, ED776, family 28, 2141 Linox Ave
    Wells, Roy J, head, own, age 43, married age 18, b: MI, father b: England, mother b: MI, die maker, auto factory
    Wells, Marion, wife, age 46, married age 20, b: MN (parents b: Canada)
    Wells, Audrey, dau, age 15, b: MI
    Wells, Bertran, son, age 14, b: MI; Head of Household=Royal Joseph Wells2
  • SSN*: before 1951; Michigan, USAG; Social Security Death Index
    about Audrey E. Wells
    Name: Audrey E. Wells
    SSN: 365-07-2094
    Last Residence: 33068 Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, United States of America
    Born: 4 May 1914
    Died: 5 Oct 1988
    State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )

    2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: October 1988; Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USAG2

Family 1: Bernie Lyle b. c 1914

Family 2: Edward Keller b. 11 Oct 1912, d. May 1982

Citations

  1. William A. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:DOCUME~1BONITAMYDOCU~1TMG6GEDCOM~1ID385W~1.GED and imported on 06/23/2007 at 13:46:09.,_ID385 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.