John E. Wells

11 February 1848–1 September 1910 (Age 62)
Union City, Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John E.

When John E. Wells was born on 11 February 1848, in Union City, Madison, Kentucky, United States, his father, Richard WELLS, was 41 and his mother, Jael Baxter, was 37. He married Emma J. Wilson about 1876, in Madison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Madison, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 September 1910, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John E. Wells
Emma J. Wilson
Marriage: about 1876
James Caperton Wells
Mattie Ellen Wells
Baxter Wells
Edward S. Wells

Spouse and Children

about 1876
Madison, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Richard WELLS





    Henry Wells



    Elizabeth Wells



    William Wells


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 2

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 15

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

Age 17

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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Sources (3)

  • John E Wells in household of Richard Wells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Wells in household of Richa Wells, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John E. Wells in entry for Mrs. Emma J. Wells, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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