Blaney Randall Wells

27 August 1885–13 November 1954 (Age 69)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Blaney Randall

When Blaney Randall Wells was born on 27 August 1885, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Alsa Cannady Wells, was 27 and his mother, Sarah C Blanton, was 36. He married Henry Ventrous Wells about 1909, in Pender, Halifax, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Burgaw Township, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1954. He died on 13 November 1954, at the age of 69, and was buried in Watha, Pender, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blaney Randall Wells
Henry Ventrous Wells
Marriage: about 1909
Loften Humphey Wells
Catherine Wells
Casper Wells
Robert V Wells
Blaney Randall Jr. Wells
Bernice N. Wells
Hubert Wells
Marvin Wells

Spouse and Children

about 1909
Pender, Halifax, North Carolina, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Alsa Cannady Wells


    Sarah C Blanton




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 12

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Randall Wells, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Blannie R Wells, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Randolph Wells in household of Audrey C Wells, "United States Census, 1910"

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