Sylvia Ann Wells

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

The Life 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.

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Family Time Line

John B. Millard
Sylvia Ann Wells
Marriage: 7 April 1840
John Benjamin Millard
Varnum Wells Millard
Horace Millard
De La Plain P Millard
Sylvia Ann Millard

Spouse and Children

    John B. Millard



7 April 1840
Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United States


    John Benjamin Millard


    Varnum Wells Millard


    Horace Millard


    De La Plain P Millard


    Sylvia Ann Millard


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Cylvia A Millard in household of *Hn Millard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sylva Millard in household of John Millard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Silva Ann Wells, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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