George Wells

19 June 1802–
Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Wells was christened on 19 June 1802, in Benenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Wells, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Worsley, was 28.

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Family Time Line

George Wells
1776–
Sarah Worsley
1774–
George Wells
1802–
Sophia Wells
1804–1805
James Wells
1806–
Sophia Wells
1809–
Samuel Wells
1811–

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World Events (3)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (1)

  • 1802 George WELLS, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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