Merle L Reed1

M, #35866, b. circa 1900
  • Reference: W999 ID921

Family 1: Opal Bell Wells b. 13 Aug 1908, d. 22 Jan 1956

Family 2: Lela Avis Wells b. 12 Oct 1914

Citations

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

William Austin

M, #35867, b. 20 March 1845, d. 23 May 1865
  • Reference: W999 ID921
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 29 June 1870; Fort Winnebago, Columbia Co., Wisconsin, USA;

    1870 WI Columbia Fort Winnebago, family 37
    Wells, William, age 24, laborer, b: England
    Wells, Fannie, age 25, b: England
    living with John Dawson family3,2
  • (Head of Household) Census: 10 June 1880; Clymer, Chautauqua Co., New York, USA;

    1880 NY Chautauqua Clymer, family 142
    Wells, William, age 33, farmer, b: England (same as parents)
    Wells, Ella A., age 27, wife, b: NY (same as parents)
    Wells, Allie, age 3, dau, b: NY
    (not sure this is the correct one ... only one with correct birth year and born in England)4,2

Citations

  1. Randy M. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID305A~1.GED and imported on 07/25/2008 at 13:57:11.,_ID305 _Researcher.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1870 WI Columbia Fort Winnebago, Family 37, William Wells.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1880 NY Chautauqua Clymer, family 142, William Wells.

Vernie Simmons Wells (adopted)1,2

M, #35868, b. 9 June 1899, d. 7 April 1974
  • Reference: W000 ID921
  • Occupation: Idaho, USA; School Teacher and farmer Vernie Wells was a school teacher most of his life, as was his wife, Nell Wells. They spent the last few years teaching at a two room school house near Twin Falls, Idaho. He also farmed the old place in Lolo Creek Canyon, on steep ground near Weippe, Idaho, with horses and an old Ford tractor.3,2
  • Name Variation: Vernie Simmons (adopted)
  • (Household Member) Census: 1910; East Genesee, Latah Co., Idaho, USA;

    1910 ID Latah East Genesee, ED 186, family 82
    Wells, Joseph R., head, age 50, first marriage 9 years, b: WI (parents b: England), Drayman
    Wells, Lucy E., wife, age 36, 2nd marriage, 9 years, 6 children, 5 living, b: Missouri (father VA,
    Wells, Jerry? (son), age 11, b: MO (step son, father's birthplace unknown)
    Wells, Robert, son, age 5, b: ID
    Wells, Lester, son, age 2, b: ID
    Wells, Opal, dau, age 2, b: ID
    Wells, Joseph, son, age 6 months, b: ID; Head of Household=Joseph R Wells1,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1920; Fraser, Clearwater Co., Idaho, USA;
    1920 United States Federal Census
    about Joseph R Wells
    Name: Joseph R Wells
    Home in 1920: Fraser, Clearwater, Idaho
    Age: 59 years
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
    Birthplace: Wisconsin
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Lucy E
    Father's Birth Place: England
    Mother's Birth Place: England
    Marital Status: Married
    Race: White
    Sex: Male
    Home owned: Own
    Able to read: Yes
    Able to Write: Yes
    Image: 1067
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Joseph R Wells 59
    Lucy E Wells 47
    Vennie L Wells 20
    Robert L Wells 15
    Lester J Wells 13
    Opal B Wells 11
    Joseph L Wells 10
    Edna B Wells 8
    Edwin E Wells 7
    Lela A Wells 5
    David B Wells 1 9/12; Head of Household=Joseph R Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1930; Winchester, Lewis Co., Idaho, USA;
    1930 United States Federal Census
    about Vernie Wells
    Name: Vernie Wells
    Home in 1930: Winchester, Lewis, Idaho
    View Map
    Age: 30
    Estimated Birth Year: abt
    1900
    Birthplace: Missouri
    Relation to Head of House: Head
    Spouse's Name: Nellie
    Race: White
    Occupation:

    Education:

    Military service:

    Rent/home value:

    Age at first marriage:

    Parents' birthplace: View image
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household Members: Name Age
    Vernie Wells 30
    Nellie Wells 25
    Barbara Wells 3

    ; Household Member=Nell Lucine Gregory

Family: Nell Lucine Gregory b. 4 May 1905, d. 2 Jan 1990

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1910 ID Latah East Genesee, ED 186, family 82, Joseph R. Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. Randy M. Wells, as submitted in GEDCOM file C:TMGWGEDCOMSID305A~1.GED and imported on 07/25/2008 at 13:57:11.,_ID305 _Researcher.

_ID921 B921 _W9991

M, #35870, b. 921
  • Reference: W999 ID921
  • Birth*: 9211

Citations

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

_ID922 B922 _W9991

M, #35872, b. 922
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Birth*: 9221

Family 1:

Family 2: Charity Wells b. Jun 1869

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Cemetery Records.

John Welles1

M, #35873, b. circa 1730
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells

Citations

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

William Purefoy1,2

M, #35874, b. circa 1355, d. after 1403
  • Reference: W999 ID922

Citations

  1. GEDCOM, Gedcom.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Thomas Purifoy1,2

M, #35875, b. 1333, d. after 1383
  • Reference: W999 ID922

Family:

Citations

  1. GEDCOM, Gedcom.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

John Curtis1,2

M, #35877, b. circa 1506
  • Reference: W999 ID922

Family: Elizabeth Welles b. c 1515

Citations

  1. GEDCOM, Gedcom.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Elizabeth Welles1,2

F, #35878, b. circa 1515
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • Married Name: before 1549; Mrs. Curtis (Welles)

Family: John Curtis b. c 1506

Citations

  1. GEDCOM, Gedcom.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

William Wells1

M, #35879, b. 1823
  • Reference: W010 ID463
  • Nickname: Winat Welles2,1

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798.

Ann Wells1,2

F, #35880, b. 1829
  • Reference: W010 ID463
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Winat Wells
    Name: Winat Wells
    Age: 27
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birth Place: Vermont
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Fort Ann, Washington, New York
    Household Members: Name Age
    David Nelson 45
    Ann Wells 21
    Cordelia Wells 16
    Frances Wells 15
    Harriet Wells 13
    Jacob Wells 3
    Joshua Wells 52
    Mercy Wells 47
    Merine Wells 25
    Rebecca Wells 18
    Winat Wells 27

    ; Head of Household=Joshua Welles3,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1860 NY Washington Fort Ann, Family 12, John Wells (Joshua).

Rebecca S Wells1,2

F, #35881, b. 1832, d. 11 October 1904
  • Reference: W010 ID463
  • Note: living with parents and Jacob on 1870 census in Fort Ann ... single woman
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Winat Wells
    Name: Winat Wells
    Age: 27
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birth Place: Vermont
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Fort Ann, Washington, New York
    Household Members: Name Age
    David Nelson 45
    Ann Wells 21
    Cordelia Wells 16
    Frances Wells 15
    Harriet Wells 13
    Jacob Wells 3
    Joshua Wells 52
    Mercy Wells 47
    Merine Wells 25
    Rebecca Wells 18
    Winat Wells 27

    ; Head of Household=Joshua Welles4,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1860; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;

    1860 NY Washington Fort Ann, Family 12
    Wells, John, age 63, farmer, b: VT
    Wells, Mercy, age 58, b: VT
    Wells, Rebecca, age 26, b: NY
    Wells, Jacob, age 13, b: NY; Head of Household=Joshua Welles4,2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1870; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;
    1870 United States Federal Census
    about Joshua Wells
    Name: Joshua Wells
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1797
    Age in 1870: 73
    Birthplace: Vermont
    Home in 1870: Fort Ann, Washington, New York
    Race: White
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View Image
    Post Office: West Granville Corners
    Household Members: Name Age
    Joshua Wells 73
    Mercy Wells 68
    Rebecca Wells 38
    Jacob Wells 22
    Wells Cilley 16

    ; Head of Household=Joshua Welles4,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798 unknown record type, Felix Avenue, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA.
  4. United States Federal Census, 1860 NY Washington Fort Ann, Family 12, John Wells (Joshua).

Caroline Wells1,2

F, #35882, b. 1832
  • Reference: W010 ID463
  • Name Variation: Cordelia Wells2
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Winat Wells
    Name: Winat Wells
    Age: 27
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birth Place: Vermont
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Fort Ann, Washington, New York
    Household Members: Name Age
    David Nelson 45
    Ann Wells 21
    Cordelia Wells 16
    Frances Wells 15
    Harriet Wells 13
    Jacob Wells 3
    Joshua Wells 52
    Mercy Wells 47
    Merine Wells 25
    Rebecca Wells 18
    Winat Wells 27

    ; Head of Household=Joshua Welles3,2
  • Married Name: circa 1850; Mrs. Maranville (Wells)

Family: James Maranville b. 1824, d. c 1900

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1860 NY Washington Fort Ann, Family 12, John Wells (Joshua).

William Welles1

M, #35883, b. circa 1760
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells

Citations

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

Frances Wells1,2

F, #35884, b. 1835, d. 13 January 1852
  • Reference: W010 ID463
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Winat Wells
    Name: Winat Wells
    Age: 27
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birth Place: Vermont
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Fort Ann, Washington, New York
    Household Members: Name Age
    David Nelson 45
    Ann Wells 21
    Cordelia Wells 16
    Frances Wells 15
    Harriet Wells 13
    Jacob Wells 3
    Joshua Wells 52
    Mercy Wells 47
    Merine Wells 25
    Rebecca Wells 18
    Winat Wells 27

    ; Head of Household=Joshua Welles3,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1860 NY Washington Fort Ann, Family 12, John Wells (Joshua).

Daniel Wells

M, #35885, b. circa 1710, d. after 1779
  • Reference: W999 ID922

Family: Lydia _____ b. 1715, d. 1779

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. Cemetery Records, CT Hartford Cem Rec, Lydia Wells 22, 1779 wife of Daniel Wells; aged 64.

Thomas Wells

M, #35886, b. 1777, d. 1834
  • Reference: W015
  • Occupation*: 30 November 1796; New London Seaport, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; US, New England Seamen's Protection Certificate Index, 1796-1871

    Name:      Thomas Wells
    Declaration Date:      30 Nov 1796
    Declaration Port:      New London
    Age:      19
    Birth Year:      abt 1777
    Birthplace:      New London, Connecticut
    Certificate Number:      355
    Height:      5' 7"
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1810; Groton, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; 1810 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Th Wells
    [Thomas Wells]
    Home in 1810 (City, County, State):      Groton, New London, Connecticut
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:      1
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :      1
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44:      1
    Number of Household Members Under 16:      1
    Number of Household Members Over 25:      2
    Number of Household Members:      3
  • (Head of Household) Census: 1820; Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; 1820 Thomas G. 200110 001000 (age 35-45) CT New London North Stonington [MD]
    2

Family 1:

Family 2: Abigail Swan b. 29 Apr 1789, d. c 1840

Citations

  1. Provided by Catherine Mensi.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Abigail Swan1,2

F, #35887, b. 29 April 1789, d. circa 1840
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Birth*: 29 April 1789; Hancock, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, USA; Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

    Name:      Abigail Swan
    Event Type:      Birth
    Birth Date:      29 Apr 1789
    Birth Place:      Hancock, Massachusetts
    Father Name:      Samuel Swan
    Mother Name:      Elisabeth Hadsall1,2
  • (Bride) Marriage*: 8 March 1808; Groton, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; Swan, Abigail (of Hancock, MA)
    Spouse : Wells, Thomas (of Groton, CT)
    Marriage Date : Mar 8, 1808
    Township : Groton
    William Douglass, R. Justice of Pease in Rennsalear Co., NY
    Source : microfilm reference number
    Reference Number : 1309870 item 2; Groom=Thomas Wells1,2
  • Death*: circa 1840; Shelby Co., Tennessee, USA
  • Married Name: 18 March 1808; Mrs. Wells (Swan)
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1810; Groton, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; 1810 United States Federal Census

    Name:      Th Wells
    [Thomas Wells]
    Home in 1810 (City, County, State):      Groton, New London, Connecticut
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:      1
    Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :      1
    Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44:      1
    Number of Household Members Under 16:      1
    Number of Household Members Over 25:      2
    Number of Household Members:      3

Family: Thomas Wells b. 1777, d. 1834

Citations

  1. Provided by Catherine Mensi.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

David Welles1

M, #35888, b. 1770
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1810; Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; David Welles males females
    under 10 yrs:     3               1
    11 - 16 yrs:          0               0
    17-19 yrs:          0               1
    21 - 39 yrs:          0               1
    40+                    1               12,1

Citations

  1. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  2. United States Federal Census, 1810 CT New London Stonington David Welles.

Moses Welles1,2

M, #35889, b. between 1750 and 1770
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Birth*: between 1750 and 17701,2
  • Nam-Std: Wells
  • (Head of Household) Census*: 1800; Falls Twp., Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA; Moses Wells males females
    under 10 yr::     1               1
    10- 14 yrs:          0               1
    15 -19 yrs:          1               0
    20 - 39 yrs:          1               1
    40+ yrs:          0               01,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1800 PA Beaver Falls Twp Moses Wells.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Richard Welles1,2

M, #35890, b. circa 1590, d. 6 November 1656
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells

Citations

  1. Descendants of Edmund Wells of Dudley, Worcester, England.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Ann Reynolds1,2

F, #35891, b. circa 1625, d. 28 November 1656
  • Reference: W999 ID922

Citations

  1. Descendants of Edmund Wells of Dudley, Worcester, England.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Elles Wells1,2

F, #35892, b. 18 January 1855, d. 18 May 1857
  • Reference: W999 ID922

Citations

  1. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Wethersfield, CT Vital Records 1634 - 1868 From the Barbour Collection as found at the CT State Library Transcribed by Coralynn Brown, Elles, died May 18, 1857, age 2 y 4 m.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Chauncey Harris1,2

M, #35893, b. circa 1820
  • Reference: W015 ID999

Family: Emeline Wells b. 7 Mar 1820

Citations

  1. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Wethersfield, CT Vital Records 1634 - 1868 From the Barbour Collection as found at the CT State Library Transcribed by Coralynn Brown, Emeline, m Chauncey HARRIS, b of Wethersfield, May 6, 1846, by Rev Mark Tucker.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Harriet Wells1,2

F, #35894, b. 1837
  • Reference: W010 ID463
  • (Household Member) Census: 1850; Fort Ann, Washington Co., New York, USA;
    1850 United States Federal Census
    about Winat Wells
    Name: Winat Wells
    Age: 27
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
    Birth Place: Vermont
    Gender: Male
    Home in 1850(City,County,State): Fort Ann, Washington, New York
    Household Members: Name Age
    David Nelson 45
    Ann Wells 21
    Cordelia Wells 16
    Frances Wells 15
    Harriet Wells 13
    Jacob Wells 3
    Joshua Wells 52
    Mercy Wells 47
    Merine Wells 25
    Rebecca Wells 18
    Winat Wells 27

    ; Head of Household=Joshua Welles3,2

Citations

  1. United States Federal Census, 1850 NY Washington Fort Ann, Joshua Wells b: 1798.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.
  3. United States Federal Census, 1860 NY Washington Fort Ann, Family 12, John Wells (Joshua).

Sarah Trumbull1

F, #35895, b. 8 June 1747, d. 26 October 1839
  • Reference: W015 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Mrs. Wells (Trumbull)
  • Married Name: 1770; Mrs. Welles (Trumbull)

Family: Capt. Hezekiah Welles b. 25 Jun 1736, d. 8 Mar 1817

Citations

  1. Unknown compiler, unknown short title, Bio Rec Tolland Windham CT, Patten, p517.
  2. The Compendium of American Genealogy, The Compendium of American Genealogy, The Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol III
    Page 57.
  3. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

Joseph Welles1,2

M, #35896, b. circa 1800
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells

Family: Nancy Seymour b. c 1800

Citations

  1. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Wethersfield, CT Vital Records 1634 - 1868 From the Barbour Collection as found at the CT State Library Transcribed by Coralynn Brown, Joseph, of Tolland, m Nancy SEYMOUR of Wethersfield, Aug 16, 1825, by Rev Joab Brace.
  2. Wells Surname DNA Study,Orin Wells, Wells Surname DNA Study.

John Welles1,2

M, #35897, b. circa 1640
  • Reference: W999 ID922
  • Nam-Std: Wells

Family: Mary Allison b. c 1640

Citations

  1. Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, Vital Records: Birth, Baptism, Christening, Marriage, Divorce, Death and Burial, American Marriages before 1699, Database: American Marriages Before 1699
    Mary ALLISON John Welles 6 May 1667 Hatfield, Mass.
    Eliza BICKFORD John Wells 31 October 1698 Boston, Mass.
    Elizabeth BOURNE John Welles 1647 Stratford, Conn.
    Hanna BUCKLAND Joshua Welles 14 August 1681 Windsor, Conn.
    Joseph CLERK Sarah Wells 11 December 1693 Boston, Mass.
    Anthony HAWKINS Ann Welles 16 July 1656 Farmington, Conn.
    Naomi MARSHALL Thomas Wells 1655 Boston, Mass.
    Mary PECK John Wells 18 February 1697 Boston, Mass.
    Sarah SAVAGE Joshue Wells 25 December 1699 Boston, Mass.
    Mary STODDARD Robert Wells 13 October 1698 Boston, Mass.
    Robert THOMAS Ancoretta Wells 1679 Warwick Co., Va.
    Thomas THOMPSON Ann Welles 14 April 1648 Farmington, Conn.
    Nathaanial TREADWELL Abigail Wells 19 June 1661 Ipswich, Mass.
    Thomas WATKINS Mary Wells 8 September 1698 Anne Arundel Co., Md.

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

Josiah Welles1

M, #35898, b. circa 1754
  • Reference: W015 ID999
  • Nam-Std: Wells

Citations

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