Spencer Wells

about 1840–before 1925 (Age 85)
Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Spencer

Spencer Wells was born about 1840, in Franklin, Illinois, United States as the son of George Washington Wells. He married Nancy T Winters on 23 September 1865, in Franklin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died before 1925, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Spencer Wells
1840–1925
Nancy T Winters
1845–1919
Marriage: 23 September 1865
Caleb Wells
1866–1930
Alvin Wells
1868–1930
Daton Wells
1870–1930
Avy Wells
1870–
Ceber Wells
1875–

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1846
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 8
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Dupuis
Welles

Sources (9)

  • Spencer Wells, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Spencer Wells in household of George Wells, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Spencer Wells, "United States Census, 1880"

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