Jerilee Barbara Wells

7 July 1932–26 October 2007 (Age 75)
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jerilee Barbara

When Jerilee Barbara Wells was born on 7 July 1932, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, her father, Emmett Lee Wells, was 28 and her mother, Hazel Eudell Lane, was 26. She had at least 1 daughter with William Cleon Smith. She lived in Clayton, Georgia, United States in 1935. She died on 26 October 2007, in Fort Myers, Lee, Florida, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William Cleon Smith
Jerilee Barbara Wells
Marriage: about 1968
Jerianne Smith

Spouse and Children

about 1968


Parents and Siblings

    Emmett Lee Wells





World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 10

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Jerelee Wells in household of E L Wells, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jerilee Barbara Wells - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jerilee Barbara Wells
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jerilee Barbara Wells - Individual or family possessions: female

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