Earl - Markus Genealogy

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WELLS Ancestry

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Daniel’s Direct Line:

Daniel R. Earl> Phyllis J. Webb —> Retha M. Bonner —> Clarice E. Winslow —>
Mary A. Roberts —> Eliza C. Wells —> Caleb Wells —> Lt. James Wells —> Benjamin Wells —> John Wells —> Peter Wells


Eliza C. Wells - great great great grandmother

Born: About 1812 in New York

Died: 1885 in Nebraska

 

Father: Caleb Wells

Mother: Rosanna Patterson

 

Marriage: 21 March 1830 in Chester Townshp, Geauga County, Ohio to
Saxton Clark Roberts (abt. 1803 - 1875/1880).

 

Occupation: Homemaker

 

Children by Saxton Clark Roberts:

1. Rozetta Roberts (abt. 1832 - ?) m. Edward Henderson

2. Caleb Roberts (abt 1834 - abt 1852)

3. Loriston Roberts (1836 - abt. 1884-1887) m. Frances “Fanny” Winslow. Served in Co. C, 5th MN USA, American Civil War.

4. Fredrick Rhyma Roberts (1838 - 1912) m. Sarah Rosanna Wells (1st cousins)

5. Joshua Roberts (1840 - 1840)

6. Mary A. Roberts (1843 - 1924) m. Elija T. Winslow.

7. Henrietta Roberts (abt. 1844 - abt. 1862)

8. Sylvester “Vet” Roberts (1847 - ?). Served in Co. K, 16th WI Infantry, USA, American Civil War.

10. Nathaniel “Than” Roberts (abt. 1849 - ?) m. Luella (_____)

11. Nelson Roberts (abt. 1852 - ?)

12. Minerva E. Roberts (abt. 1855 - ?) m. Jack Calloway


Caleb Wells - 4th great grandfather

Born: About 1765-1767 in Rhode Island

Died: 1850 in Painted Post, Stueben County, New York

 

Father: Lt. James Wells

Mother: Freelove Aylesworth

 

Marriage: 18 February 1790 in Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island to
Rosanna Patterson (1767 - ?).

 

Military: “Family tradition” has it that Caleb was drafted into the New York State Militia for service in the War of 1812 at Plainfield, Otsego County, NY in March 1813. He served under Corporal Anthony Smith, also a resident of Pittsfield. The company was commanded by Captain William Pallmer under Colonel Belner who was under General Brown. Caleb and Corporal Smith were taken prisoner on June 6, 1813 at the Battle of Stoney Creek in Canada. They were taken to prison in Quebec. Corporal Smith was exchanged, but Caleb was not and died in a Québec prsion. Military service records have not been located for Caleb.

 

Children by Rosanna Patterson:

1. Philip Wells (abt. 1796 - ?) m1. Lorinda Tanner; m2. Matilda Miner

2. Caleb Wells (abt. 1802 - ?) m. Nancy (_____)

3. Warner Wells (abt. 1804 - ?)

4. Eliphel “Ella” Wells (? - ?) m. Mr. Norton

5. Nancy Wells (abt. 1804 - ?) m. Mr. Johnson

6. Nelson Wells (1808 - 1889)

7. Eliza C. Wells (abt. 1812 - 1885) m. Saxton Clark Roberts


Lt. James Wells - 5th great grandfather

Born: 27 March 1734 in North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island

Died: 4 September 1823 in Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island

Burial: September 1823 in Wells Lot Cemetery, Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island

 

Father: Benjamin Wells

Mother: Mary Jurdon

 

1st Marriage: Before 3 May 1756 probably in Rhode Island to
Miss. Slocum (? - ?).

2nd Marriage: 15 November 1761 in Scituate, Providence County, Rhode Island to
Freelove Aylesworth (1741 - 1815?).

 

Children by Miss. Slocum:

1. Waity Wells (1757 - 1841) m. Samuel Foster

2. John Wells (1759 - 1842)

 

Children by Freelove Aylesworth:

1. Philip Wells (1763 - ?) m. Elizabeth Greene

2. Benjaim Wells (? - 1835) m. Phebe Manchester

3. Joshua Wells (1767 - 1835) m1. Anne Manchester; m2. Grace (_____)

4. Caleb Wells (abt. 1767 - 1813) m. Rosanna (possibly Peterson)

5. EstherWells (? - ?) m. Thomas Foster

6. Mary Wells (? - ?) m. Nathan King

7. Phebe Wells (1776 - ?) m. Nathaniel Greene

8. James Wells, Jr. (1777 - ?) m. Lydia Manchester

9. Freelove. Wells (? - ?) m. Peleg Damon


Benjamin Wells - 6th great grandfather

Born: About 1701 in North Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island

Died: 1798 in Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island

 

Father: John Wells

Mother: Elizabeth Congdon

 

Marriage: 21 January 1730 in North Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island to
Mary Jurdon (? - ?).

 

Occupation: Member, Town Council

 

Children by Mary Jurdon:

1. Elizabeth Wells (1733 - 1823)

2. Lt. James Wells (1734 - 1823) m1. Miss. Slocum; m2. Freelove Aylesworth


John Wells - 7th great grandfather

Born: May 1676 in Jamestown, Newport County, Rhode Island

Died: 1798 in Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island

 

Father: Peter Wells

Mother: unknown

 

Marriage: probably Rhode Island to
Elizabeth Congdon (? - ?).

 

Children by Mary Jurdon:

1. John Wells (? - ?)

2. Benjamin Wells (1701 - 1798) m. Mary Jurdon

3. Mercy Wells (? - ?) m. Mr. Whitford

4. Elizabeth Wells (? - ?) m. Mr. Sweet

5. (female) Wells (? - ?)

6. Susanna Wells (? - ?)


Peter Wells - 8th great grandfather

Born: May 1676 in Jamestown, Newport County, Rhode Island

Died: 1798 in Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island

 

Father: Peter Wells

Mother: unknown

 

Marriage: probably Rhode Island to
unknown.

 

Children:

1. (female) Wells (1667 - ?)

2. Thomas Wells (1669 - ?)

3. (female) Wells (1671 - ?)

4. (female) Wells (1673 - ?)

5. John Wells (1676 - 1732) m. Elizabeth Congdon

6. (female) Wells (1678 - ?)

7. (female) Wells (1680 - ?)

8. Peter Wells, Jr. (1681 - 1732)

9. Susanna Wells (1684 - ?)


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