Ijel Wells

8 January 1795–November 1818 (Age 23)
New York, United States

The Life of Ijel

When Ijel Wells was born on 8 January 1795, in New York, United States, his father, Elijah Wells, was 43 and his mother, Mary Bates, was 38. He died in November 1818, in Oneida, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 23.

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Elijah Wells
Mary Bates
Elijah Wells
Reuben Wells
Samuel Wells
Polly Wells
Moses Wells
Philinda Wells
Leonard Wells
Lydia Wells
Ijel Wells
Squire Bates Wells

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World Events (6)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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  • Will Abstract for Elijah Wells

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