Alta Permilia Justus

1 April 1900–5 March 1976 (Age 75)
Soldier, Camas, Idaho, United States

The Life of Alta Permilia

When Alta Permilia Justus was born on 1 April 1900, in Soldier, Camas, Idaho, United States, her father, Charles A. Justus, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Ballard, was 21. She married Allen Clay Wells on 3 March 1917, in Blaine, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Pine Election Precinct, Elmore, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 5 March 1976, in Mountain Home, Elmore, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Fairfield, Blaine, Idaho, United States.

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Allen Clay Wells
Alta Permilia Justus
Marriage: 3 March 1917
Winston Clay Wells
Charles Wesley Wells
Iva Jean Wells
William Glen Wells
Muriel Amanda Wells
Leo Allen Pard Wells
Martha Nadine Wells
Marian Carol Wells
Richard Elmer (Max) Wells
Robert Aaron Wells
Janice Beryl Wells
George Joel Wells

Spouse and Children

3 March 1917
Blaine, Idaho, United States


    Winston Clay Wells




    William Glen Wells


    Muriel Amanda Wells


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1911: Blaine, Idaho, United States; 1917: Camas, Idaho, United States

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

German: humanistic adoption of the Latin form of the personal name Just .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alta P Wells in household of Allen C Wells, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alta P Wells in household of Allen C Wells, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alta P Wells in household of Allen C Wells, "United States Census, 1930"

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