Daniel Hanmer Wells

27 October 1814–24 March 1891 (Age 76)
Trenton, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel Hanmer

When Daniel Hanmer Wells was born on 27 October 1814, in Trenton, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Wells, was 41 and his mother, Catherine Lena Chapin, was 27. He married Eliza Rebecca Robison on 9 March 1837, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1851. In 1847, his occupation is listed as farmer in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 24 March 1891, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Daniel Hanmer Wells
Hannah Corilla Free
Abbie Corilla Wells
Roland S Wells
Junius Free Wells
Luna Pamela Wells
Brigham Wells
Heber Manning Wells
Preston Strait Wells
Ephrium Willard Wills
Ephraim Willard Wells
Gershom Britain Finley Wells
Louis Wells
Victor Pennington Wells

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    Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Wells next the Sea (Norfolk) or Wells (Somerset), both named with the plural of Old English wella ‘spring, stream’, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a group of springs or streams.Americanized form (translation into English) of French Dupuis ‘from the well’.History: One of numerous early immigrants from England bearing this name was Thomas Welles, governor of colonial CT, who was in Hartford, CT, by 1636.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (177)

    • Daniel H Wells in entry for Briant Harris Wells, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Daniel H Wells, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Daniel H. Wells, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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