Mathew A Wells

15 December 1847–31 August 1915 (Age 67)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mathew A

When Mathew A Wells was born on 15 December 1847, in Indiana, United States, his father, William H Wells, was 22 and his mother, Charity Casteel Arbuckle, was 17. He married Delia Wilkerson on 6 October 1870, in Jennings, Indiana, United States. He died on 31 August 1915, in his hometown, at the age of 67, and was buried in Jennings, Indiana, United States.

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Mathew A Wells
Delia Wilkerson
Marriage: 6 October 1870

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    Delia Wilkerson


6 October 1870
Jennings, Indiana, United States

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1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 16

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

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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