Lewis Wells

after 1853–
Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Wells was born after 1853, in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, John I. Wells, was 40 and his mother, Huldah Gale Jones, was 30.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John I. Wells
1814–
Huldah Gale Jones
1824–1896
Anna Rispah Wells
1847–
Lewis Wells
1853–
Judson I. Wells
1860–

Parents and Siblings

    John I. Wells

    Male1814–Male

    Huldah Gale Jones

    Female1824–1896Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (3)

1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 10

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 64

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Lewis Wells - Government record: Census record: birth: after 1853; Madrid, St Lawrence, New York, United States

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.