Rebecca Ann Harrison

26 December 1861–27 August 1948 (Age 86)
Trimble, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rebecca Ann

When Rebecca Ann Harrison was born on 26 December 1861, in Trimble, Kentucky, United States, her father, George M. Harsin, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Beabout, was 29. She married George Lemin Wells on 13 January 1885, in Trimble, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 1 Locust, Carroll, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Hanover, Jefferson, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 August 1948, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86.

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George Lemin Wells
Rebecca Ann Harrison
Marriage: 13 January 1885
Ira Augustine Wells
Bertha Mae Wells
Jessie Pearl Wells
George Dalton Wells
Osmer Spurgeon Wells

Spouse and Children

13 January 1885
Trimble, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 1

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca H Wells in household of George L Wells, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rebeca Wells in household of George Wells, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rebecca Wells in household of George L Wells, "United States Census, 1920"

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