Prudence Wells

23 January 1753–
Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Prudence

When Prudence Wells was born on 23 January 1753, in Hebron, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Thomas Wells ll, was 29 and her mother, Prudence Shipman, was 24. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Ebenezer Carrier.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Carrier
1744–1810
Prudence Wells
1753–
Thomas Carrier
1779–1880
Augustin Wells Carrier
1782–1859
Prudency Carrier
1786–1857

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Thomas Carrier

    Male1779–1880Male

    Augustin Wells Carrier

    Male1782–1859Male

    Female1786–1857Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 28

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 33

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Prudence Wells, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Prudence Wells, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Prudence Wells, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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