Fred Bateman Wells

22 August 1915–23 May 1997 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Fred Bateman

When Fred Bateman Wells was born on 22 August 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Fred John Wells, was 24 and his mother, Detta Bateman, was 20. He married Gladys Sarah Dean on 9 November 1937. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940 and Lake, Montana, United States in 1997. He died on 23 May 1997, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Fred Bateman Wells
Gladys Sarah Dean
Marriage: 9 November 1937
Norma Eileen Wells

Spouse and Children

9 November 1937


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries 1923: Lake, Montana, United States
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Fred Bateman Wells, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Freddie B Wells in household of Fred J Wells, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fred B Wells, "United States Census, 1940"

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