Hannah Wells

26 April 1766–28 December 1849 (Age 83)
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Wells was born on 26 April 1766, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Wait Wells, was 41 and her mother, Anna Strickland, was 33. She married Asa H Reynolds on 24 October 1782. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 28 December 1849, in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Asa H Reynolds
1759–1834
Hannah Wells
1766–1849
Marriage: 24 October 1782
Hannah Reynolds
1783–1828
Asa Reynolds
1785–1880
Emma P Reynolds
1787–1851
Ira James Reynolds
1789–1861
Aziza Reynolds
1791–1877
Anna W Reynolds
1793–1880
Zerez Reynolds
1795–1849
Axa Reynolds
1797–1875
Atta Reynolds
1798–1867
Harrah Reynolds
1801–1801
Alila Reynolds
1802–1883
Numun Reynolds
1804–1843
Harrah Reynolds
1806–1877

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 October 1782
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1745–Female

    Sally Wells

    Female1753–Female

    Thomas Wells

    Male1753–1846Male

    Male1755–Male

    Zipporah Wells

    Female1760–1849Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 15

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 22

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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)

  • Hannah Wells, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Hannah Wells, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Hannah Wells, "Find A Grave Index"

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