David Jackson Farmer1,2

M, #35233, b. 3 January 1850, d. 24 July 1936
  • Reference: W999 ID342

Family: Susan Hester Wells b. 12 Mar 1856, d. 12 Apr 1903

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Chapman Henegar Farmer1,2

M, #35234, b. 14 January 1858, d. 5 April 1907
  • Reference: W999 ID342

Family: Eliza Jane Wells b. 26 Oct 1861, d. 3 Dec 1893

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Susan Hester Wells1,2

F, #35235, b. 12 March 1856, d. 12 April 1903
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 30 July 1860; Tabor, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about James Wills
    Name: James Wills
    [James Columbus Wells]
    Age in 1860: 37
    Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 9, Roane, Tennessee
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Tabor
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marcy W Wills 17
    Mary A Wills 13
    Saml G Wills 11
    Wm M Wills 6
    Susan H Wills 4
    Benj F Wills 1
    James Wills 37
    Eliza J Wills 34; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • Married Name: 11 October 1874; Mrs. Farmer (Wells)

Family: David Jackson Farmer b. 3 Jan 1850, d. 24 Jul 1936

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Nora Maddie Purdy1,2

F, #35236, b. September 1893
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • Birth*: September 1893; Loudon Co., Tennessee, USAG; parents: Horace and Malinda (__) Purdy of Roane, TN1,2
  • (Bride) Marriage: 17 May 1914; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG; Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    about Nora Purdy
    Name: Nora Purdy
    Spouse: Ed Wells
    Marriage Date: 16 May 1914
    Marriage County: Roane
    Marriage State: Tennessee

    Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    about Nora Purdy
    Name: Nora Purdy
    Spouse: Ed Wills
    Marriage Date: 17 May 1914
    Marriage County: Roane
    Marriage State: Tennessee; Groom=Edward W Wells1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Nora Purty1,2
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1900; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Nora Purdy
    Name: Nora Purdy
    Home in 1900: Civil District 17, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 7
    Birth Date: Sep 1893
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Race: White
    Ethnicity: American
    Gender: Female
    Relationship to Head of House: Daughter
    Father's Name: Horace
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Name: Malinda
    Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Single
    Residence : Civil Districts 8, 17, Roane, Tennessee
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Horace Purdy 32
    Malinda Purdy 29
    Edgar Purdy 8
    Nora Purdy 7
    Adar Purdy 3

  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about Norah Purdy
    Name: Norah Purdy
    [Nora Mattie Purdy]
    Age in 1910: 16
    Estimated birth year: abt 1894
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Daughter
    Father's Name: Horace
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Name: Melinda
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Home in 1910: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Marital Status: Single
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Horace Purdy 40
    Melinda Purdy 39
    Edgar Purdy 18
    Norah Purdy 16
    Ada Purdy 12
    Adalien Purdy 8
    Horace Purdy 6
    Winnie H Purdy 1

  • Married Name: 17 May 1914; Mrs. Wells (Purdy)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Nora M Wells
    Name: Nora M Wells
    [Nora M Walls]
    Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 25 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1895
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Wife
    Spouse's name: Edgar
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Female
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 932
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Edgar Wells 25
    Nora M Wells 25
    Mintie A Wells 4 10/12
    May S Wells 2 6/12

    ; Head of Household=Edward W Wells

Family: Edward W Wells b. Sep 1892

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

James Wells1,2

M, #35239, b. circa 1915
  • Reference: W342 ID342

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Melvin Marcum1,2

M, #35242
  • Reference: W999 ID342

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Benjamin Franklin Wells1,2

M, #35243, b. 27 October 1858, d. 16 September 1927
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 30 July 1860; Tabor, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about James Wills
    Name: James Wills
    [James Columbus Wells]
    Age in 1860: 37
    Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 9, Roane, Tennessee
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Tabor
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marcy W Wills 17
    Mary A Wills 13
    Saml G Wills 11
    Wm M Wills 6
    Susan H Wills 4
    Benj F Wills 1
    James Wills 37
    Eliza J Wills 34; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1870 United States Federal Census
    about Jas Wells
    Name: Jas Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1825
    Age in 1870: 45
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1870: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Post Office: Kingston
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jas Wells 45
    Mary Wells 45
    Mary Wells 22
    Wm Wells 20
    Berry Wells 11
    A Delia Wells 6; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about James C. Wells
    Name: James C. Wells
    Home in 1880: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 59
    Estimated birth year: abt 1821
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's name: Mary
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    :

    :

    :

    :

    :
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C. Wells 59
    Mary Wells 57
    Benjamin T. Wells 21
    Adelea S. Wells 15
    Elizabeth Wells 75 (mother-in-law, this surname seems to be incorrect by enumerator)

    ; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1900; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Ben F Wells
    Name: Ben F Wells
    [Benj E Wells]
    Home in 1900: Civil District 5, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 39
    Birth Date:
    1860
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Eliza
    Marriage Year: 1885
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 15
    Residence : Kingston Town, Roane, Tennessee
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben F Wells 39
    Eliza Wells 31
    Minnie B Wells 13
    James M Wells 12
    Mary A Wells 9
    Eddie W Wells 7
    Adda B Wells 4; Household Member=Eliza C Farmer, Household Member=Mary A Wells, Household Member=Edward W Wells, Household Member=Ada Blanche Wells, Household Member=James M Wells, Household Member=Minnie B Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1910; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Age in 1910: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1865
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Tiny
    Home in 1910: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 45
    Tiny Wills 37
    Meda Wills 17
    Ed Wills 16
    Ada Wills 14
    Bol Wills 9
    Dochie Wills 7
    Frank Wills 1

    ; Household Member=Eliza C Farmer, Household Member=Mary A Wells, Household Member=Edward W Wells, Household Member=Ada Blanche Wells, Household Member=Bob Wells, Household Member=Dociha Wells, Household Member=Frank Decatur Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1920; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 58 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1862
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Orleana
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: No
    Able to Write: No
    Image: 895
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 58
    Orleana Wills 44
    Bob Wills 18
    Frank Wills 11
    Robbie Wills 6
    Edna Wills 4 4/12
    Ruby Mille 13
    Edd Branham 24
    Bennie Branham 6

    ; Household Member=Bob Wells, Household Member=Frank Decatur Wells, Household Member=Orleana Miller, Household Member=Edna Wells, Household Member=Robbie Wells

Family 1: Eliza C Farmer b. Sep 1869, d. 1918

Family 2: Orleana Miller b. 1876

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Clara Rodgers1,2

F, #35244
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 21 February 1925; Mrs. Wells (Rodgers)

Family: Bob Wells b. 1901

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Maggie Bowman1,2

F, #35245, b. 1876
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: Mrs. Wells (Bowman)

Family: James Alexander Wells b. 14 Jun 1873, d. 29 Nov 1938

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Eliza 'Louisa' Jane Hester1,2

F, #35246, b. 5 December 1829, d. 26 October 1866
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 2 February 1842; Mrs. Wells (Hester)
  • (Household Member) Census: 9 November 1850; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about James Wells
    Name: James Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated birth year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee
    Family Number: 1596
    Household Members: Name Age
    James Wells 28
    Elza J Wells 22
    Nancy Wells 5
    Mary Wells 3
    Sarah Wells 0; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 30 July 1860; Tabor, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about James Wills
    Name: James Wills
    [James Columbus Wells]
    Age in 1860: 37
    Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 9, Roane, Tennessee
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Tabor
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marcy W Wills 17
    Mary A Wills 13
    Saml G Wills 11
    Wm M Wills 6
    Susan H Wills 4
    Benj F Wills 1
    James Wills 37
    Eliza J Wills 34; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells

Family: James Columbus Wells b. 22 Oct 1822, d. 27 Oct 1886

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Nancy A Wells1,2

F, #35247, b. 1845, d. 1901
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 9 November 1850; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about James Wells
    Name: James Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated birth year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee
    Family Number: 1596
    Household Members: Name Age
    James Wells 28
    Elza J Wells 22
    Nancy Wells 5
    Mary Wells 3
    Sarah Wells 0; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • Married Name: 14 May 1864; Mrs. Washington (Wells)

Family: George Washington b. 1844, d. 31 Mar 1934

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Sarah G Wells1,2

F, #35248, b. 16 March 1850
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • Birth*: 16 March 1850; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG; she was 3 months old on 9 Nov 1850 census, so birth month should be Aug or Sep.1,2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 19 August 1869; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG; Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    about Sarah Wells
    Name: Sarah Wells
    Spouse: R M Hart
    Marriage Date: 19 Aug 1869
    Marriage County: Roane
    Marriage State: Tennessee
    ; Groom=Rufus M Hart1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 9 November 1850; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about James Wells
    Name: James Wells
    Age: 28
    Estimated birth year: abt 1822
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee
    Family Number: 1596
    Household Members: Name Age
    James Wells 28
    Elza J Wells 22
    Nancy Wells 5
    Mary Wells 3
    Sarah Wells 0; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • Married Name: 19 August 1869; Mrs. Hart (Wells)

Family: Rufus M Hart b. 1848

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

William Marion Wells1,2

M, #35249, b. 3 July 1853, d. 6 August 1897
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 30 July 1860; Tabor, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about James Wills
    Name: James Wills
    [James Columbus Wells]
    Age in 1860: 37
    Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 9, Roane, Tennessee
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Tabor
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Marcy W Wills 17
    Mary A Wills 13
    Saml G Wills 11
    Wm M Wills 6
    Susan H Wills 4
    Benj F Wills 1
    James Wills 37
    Eliza J Wills 34; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1870 United States Federal Census
    about Jas Wells
    Name: Jas Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1825
    Age in 1870: 45
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1870: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Post Office: Kingston
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jas Wells 45
    Mary Wells 45
    Mary Wells 22
    Wm Wells 20
    Berry Wells 11
    A Delia Wells 6; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1880; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Wm. M. Wells
    Name: Wm. M. Wells
    Home in 1880: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 26
    Estimated birth year: abt 1854
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's name: Betty J.
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Wm. M. Wells 26
    Betty J. Wells 26
    Sarah J. Wells 6
    Rufus W. Wells 4
    James C. Wells 2; Household Member=Elizabeth Jean Jenkins, Household Member=Sarah J Wells, Household Member=Rufus W Wells, Household Member=James Columbus Wells

Family: Elizabeth Jean Jenkins b. 1 Aug 1853, d. 22 Apr 1946

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Eliza Jane Wells1,2

F, #35250, b. 26 October 1861, d. 3 December 1893
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 26 December 1879; Mrs. Farmer (Wells)

Family: Chapman Henegar Farmer b. 14 Jan 1858, d. 5 Apr 1907

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Adelia S Wells1,2

F, #35251, b. 13 February 1865
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Adelaide Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1870 United States Federal Census
    about Jas Wells
    Name: Jas Wells
    Birth Year: abt 1825
    Age in 1870: 45
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1870: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Post Office: Kingston
    Household Members: Name Age
    Jas Wells 45
    Mary Wells 45
    Mary Wells 22
    Wm Wells 20
    Berry Wells 11
    A Delia Wells 6; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about James C. Wells
    Name: James C. Wells
    Home in 1880: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 59
    Estimated birth year: abt 1821
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's name: Mary
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    :

    :

    :

    :

    :
    Household Members: Name Age
    James C. Wells 59
    Mary Wells 57
    Benjamin T. Wells 21
    Adelea S. Wells 15
    Elizabeth Wells 75 (mother-in-law, this surname seems to be incorrect by enumerator)

    ; Head of Household=James Columbus Wells

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Edward W Wells1,2

M, #35252, b. September 1892
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • Birth*: September 1892; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG1,2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: 17 May 1914; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG; Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    about Nora Purdy
    Name: Nora Purdy
    Spouse: Ed Wells
    Marriage Date: 16 May 1914
    Marriage County: Roane
    Marriage State: Tennessee

    Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    about Nora Purdy
    Name: Nora Purdy
    Spouse: Ed Wills
    Marriage Date: 17 May 1914
    Marriage County: Roane
    Marriage State: Tennessee; Bride=Nora Maddie Purdy1,2
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Edgar Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Ben F Wells
    Name: Ben F Wells
    [Benj E Wells]
    Home in 1900: Civil District 5, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 39
    Birth Date:
    1860
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Eliza
    Marriage Year: 1885
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 15
    Residence : Kingston Town, Roane, Tennessee
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben F Wells 39
    Eliza Wells 31
    Minnie B Wells 13
    James M Wells 12
    Mary A Wells 9
    Eddie W Wells 7
    Adda B Wells 4; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1910; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Age in 1910: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1865
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Tiny
    Home in 1910: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 45
    Tiny Wills 37
    Meda Wills 17
    Ed Wills 16
    Ada Wills 14
    Bol Wills 9
    Dochie Wills 7
    Frank Wills 1

    ; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1920; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Nora M Wells
    Name: Nora M Wells
    [Nora M Walls]
    Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 25 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1895
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Wife
    Spouse's name: Edgar
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Female
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 932
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Edgar Wells 25
    Nora M Wells 25
    Mintie A Wells 4 10/12
    May S Wells 2 6/12

    ; Household Member=Nora Maddie Purdy

Family: Nora Maddie Purdy b. Sep 1893

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Mary A Wells1,2

F, #35253, b. September 1890
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Ben F Wells
    Name: Ben F Wells
    [Benj E Wells]
    Home in 1900: Civil District 5, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 39
    Birth Date:
    1860
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Eliza
    Marriage Year: 1885
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 15
    Residence : Kingston Town, Roane, Tennessee
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben F Wells 39
    Eliza Wells 31
    Minnie B Wells 13
    James M Wells 12
    Mary A Wells 9
    Eddie W Wells 7
    Adda B Wells 4; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1910; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Age in 1910: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1865
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Tiny
    Home in 1910: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 45
    Tiny Wills 37
    Meda Wills 17
    Ed Wills 16
    Ada Wills 14
    Bol Wills 9
    Dochie Wills 7
    Frank Wills 1

    ; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

James M Wells1,2

M, #35254, b. January 1888
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1900; Kingston, Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Ben F Wells
    Name: Ben F Wells
    [Benj E Wells]
    Home in 1900: Civil District 5, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 39
    Birth Date:
    1860
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Eliza
    Marriage Year: 1885
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 15
    Residence : Kingston Town, Roane, Tennessee
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben F Wells 39
    Eliza Wells 31
    Minnie B Wells 13
    James M Wells 12
    Mary A Wells 9
    Eddie W Wells 7
    Adda B Wells 4; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

James Alexander Wells1,2

M, #35255, b. 14 June 1873, d. 29 November 1938
  • Reference: W000 ID342

Family: Maggie Bowman b. 1876

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).

Mary Kate Wells1,2

F, #35256, b. 14 July 1898
  • Reference: W000 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: Mrs. Breazeale (Wells)

Family: Edgar Burton Breazeale b. 24 Sep 1895

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Edgar Burton Breazeale1,2

M, #35257, b. 24 September 1895
  • Reference: W999 ID342

Family: Mary Kate Wells b. 14 Jul 1898

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

George Washington1,2

M, #35258, b. 1844, d. 31 March 1934
  • Reference: W999 ID342

Family: Nancy A Wells b. 1845, d. 1901

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Rufus M Hart1,2

M, #35259, b. 1848
  • Reference: W999 ID342

Family: Sarah G Wells b. 16 Mar 1850

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Elizabeth Jean Jenkins

F, #35260, b. 1 August 1853, d. 22 April 1946
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Betty Jean Jenkins1,2
  • Married Name: 15 February 1874; Mrs. Wells (Jenkins)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1880; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1880 United States Federal Census
    about Wm. M. Wells
    Name: Wm. M. Wells
    Home in 1880: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 26
    Estimated birth year: abt 1854
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
    Spouse's name: Betty J.
    Father's birthplace: North Carolina
    Mother's birthplace: Tennessee
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Occupation: Farmer
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Household Members: Name Age
    Wm. M. Wells 26
    Betty J. Wells 26
    Sarah J. Wells 6
    Rufus W. Wells 4
    James C. Wells 2; Head of Household=William Marion Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1900; Savoy Town, Fannin Co., Texas, USAG;
    1900 United States Federal Census
    about Elizabeth J Wells
    Name: Elizabeth J Wells
    Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 2, Fannin, Texas
    Age: 46
    Birth Date: Aug 1853
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Female
    Relationship to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
    Mother: number of living children: 9
    Mother: How many children: 9
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Residence : Savoy Town, Fannin, Texas
    Occupation: View on Image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Elizabeth J Wells 46
    John B Wells 19
    Arthur B Wells 17
    Samuel H Wells 15
    Charlie F Wells 13
    Nora H Wells 9
    George H Wells 7; Household Member=George Homer Wells, Household Member=Samuel H Wells, Household Member=Nora Hester Wells, Household Member=Charles F Wells, Household Member=Arthur B Wells, Household Member=John B Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1910; Fannin Co., Texas, USAG;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about Ed Wells
    Name: Ed Wells
    [Elizabeth Jane Wells]
    Age in 1910: 56
    Estimated birth year: abt 1854
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Mother
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 2, Fannin, Texas
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Race: White
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    John Wells 29
    Ed Wells 56 ("E J" .. mother)
    Marion Wells 6 (son)
    Vilma Wells 4; Head of Household=John B Wells

Family: William Marion Wells b. 3 Jul 1853, d. 6 Aug 1897

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Sarah Tanner1,2

F, #35261, b. 1793
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 3 February 1809; Mrs. Wells (Tanner)
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1850; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Sarah Wells
    Name: Sarah Wells
    Age: 57
    Estimated birth year: abt 1793
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee
    Family Number: 1597
    Household Members: Name Age
    Thomas Andreson 22
    Jane Andreson 30
    Nancy Andreson 1
    Sarah Wells 57 (mother-in-law)

    ; Household Member=Casander Jane Wells

Family: Josiah Wells b. 1775, d. 26 Jan 1845

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Casander Jane Wells1,2

F, #35262, b. 1820
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Married Name: 14 November 1848; Mrs. Anderson (Wells)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Sarah Wells
    Name: Sarah Wells
    Age: 57
    Estimated birth year: abt 1793
    Birth Place: North Carolina
    Gender: Female
    Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Subdivision 20, Roane, Tennessee
    Family Number: 1597
    Household Members: Name Age
    Thomas Andreson 22
    Jane Andreson 30
    Nancy Andreson 1
    Sarah Wells 57 (mother-in-law)

    ; Head of Household=Sarah Tanner
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1860; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Jane Anderson
    Name: Jane Anderson
    Age in 1860: 41
    Birth Year: abt 1819
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 1, Roane, Tennessee
    Gender: Female
    Post Office: Kingston
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Thos R Anderson 31
    Jane Anderson 41
    Nancy Anderson 10
    Simeon Anderson 8
    James Anderson 6; Household Member=Thomas R B M Anderson

Family: Thomas R B M Anderson b. 1828

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Sarah M Wells1,2

F, #35263, b. 1858
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1860 United States Federal Census
    about Simeon W Wells
    Name: Simeon W Wells
    Age in 1860: 41
    Birth Year: abt 1819
    Birthplace: North Carolina
    Home in 1860: District 14, Roane, Tennessee
    Gender: Male
    Post Office: Welckers Mills
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members: Name Age
    Michael Shepwas 33
    Pelina Shepwas 25
    Jno Shepwas 3
    Babe Shepwas 1/12
    Simeon W Wells 41
    Angeline Wells 29
    Edwd L Wells 6
    Joana C Wells 5
    Sarah M Wells 3
    Mary E Wells 1; Head of Household=Simeon W Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1870 United States Federal Census
    about Simeon Wils
    Name: Simeon Wils
    Birth Year: abt 1818
    Age in 1870: 52
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Home in 1870: District 13, Roane, Tennessee
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Post Office: Post Oak Springs
    Household Members: Name Age
    Simeon Wils 52
    Angeline Wils 59
    Edward Wils 16
    Tilda Wils 13
    Sarah M Wils 12
    Eliza Wils 9; Head of Household=Simeon W Wells

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Orleana Miller

F, #35264, b. 1876
  • Reference: W999 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • Name Variation: Arlena Miller1,2
  • Married Name: 9 November 1919; Mrs. Wells (Miller)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 58 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1862
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Orleana
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: No
    Able to Write: No
    Image: 895
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 58
    Orleana Wills 44
    Bob Wills 18
    Frank Wills 11
    Robbie Wills 6
    Edna Wills 4 4/12
    Ruby Mille 13
    Edd Branham 24
    Bennie Branham 6

    ; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Family: Benjamin Franklin Wells b. 27 Oct 1858, d. 16 Sep 1927

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Bob Wells1,2

M, #35265, b. 1901
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1910; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1910 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Age in 1910: 45
    Estimated birth year: abt 1865
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Spouse's name: Tiny
    Home in 1910: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 45
    Tiny Wills 37
    Meda Wills 17
    Ed Wills 16
    Ada Wills 14
    Bol Wills 9
    Dochie Wills 7
    Frank Wills 1

    ; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 58 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1862
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Orleana
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: No
    Able to Write: No
    Image: 895
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 58
    Orleana Wills 44
    Bob Wills 18
    Frank Wills 11
    Robbie Wills 6
    Edna Wills 4 4/12
    Ruby Mille 13
    Edd Branham 24
    Bennie Branham 6

    ; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Family: Clara Rodgers

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Robbie Wells1,2

F, #35266, b. 13 March 1913
  • Reference: W342 ID342
  • (Researcher) ResAddr: email:; Researcher=_ID342 _Researcher2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Roane Co., Tennessee, USAG;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Ben Wills
    Name: Ben Wills
    Home in 1920: Civil District 4, Roane, Tennessee
    Age: 58 years
    Estimated birth year: abt 1862
    Birthplace: Tennessee
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's name: Orleana
    Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Rent
    Able to read: No
    Able to Write: No
    Image: 895
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Ben Wills 58
    Orleana Wills 44
    Bob Wills 18
    Frank Wills 11
    Robbie Wills 6
    Edna Wills 4 4/12
    Ruby Mille 13
    Edd Branham 24
    Bennie Branham 6

    ; Head of Household=Benjamin Franklin Wells

Citations

  1. James Edward Wells as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWDNADON~1ID342.GED and imported on 04/26/2008 at 13:25:17.,James Edward Wells _RESEARCHER (913).
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.