Sylvia Ann Wells

18 December 1807–1880 (Age 72)
Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sylvia Ann

When Sylvia Ann Wells was born on 18 December 1807, in Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States, her father, Varnum G. Wells, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Davis, was 22. She married Edmond Dorr Wolf Sr on 29 October 1826. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1880, in Porter, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Sylvia Ann? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John B. Millard
1813–1883
Sylvia Ann Wells
1807–1880
Marriage: 7 April 1840
John Benjamin Millard
1840–1865
Varnum Wells Millard
1842–1918
Horace Millard
1844–
De La Plain P Millard
1846–1915
Sylvia Ann Millard
1846–1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1840Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 3
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 23
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Wells next the Sea (Norfolk) or Wells (Somerset), both named with the plural of Old English wella ‘spring, stream’, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a group of springs or streams.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Dupuis ‘from the well’.History: One of numerous early immigrants from England bearing this name was Thomas Welles, governor of colonial CT, who was in Hartford, CT, by 1636.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Welles
    Dupuis

    Sources (11)

    • Cylvia A Millard in household of *Hn Millard, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Ann Wells, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Sylva Millard in household of John Millard, "United States Census, 1860"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.