Hannah Wells

about 1817–
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Wells was born about 1817, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Welles Jr, was 63 and her mother, Hannah Hale, was 52.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Welles Jr
1754–1834
Hannah Hale
1765–1818
Hannah Wells
1817–
Bathsheba Wells
1818–

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Welles Jr

    Male1754–1834Male

    Hannah Hale

    Female1765–1818Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1817–Female

    Bathsheba Wells

    Female1818–Female

World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 12

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

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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