Lucy Wells

27 June 1869–4 February 1920 (Age 50)
Woodbury, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Wells was born on 27 June 1869, in Woodbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, her father, Sidney Ormond Wells, was 33 and her mother, Irene Abbott Heath, was 34. She lived in Vermont, United States in 1870. She died on 4 February 1920, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States.

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Sidney Ormond Wells
Irene Abbott Heath
Burt Henry Wells
Mary Wells
Dwight Sidney Wells
Lucy Wells
Benjamin Elias Wells
Charles H Wells

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

Age 17

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Lucy Wells, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy Wells in household of Ellen L Stoughton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucy Wells in household of F G Howland, "United States Census, 1900"

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