Goodwin Wells

7 September 1807–21 February 1871 (Age 63)
Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Goodwin

When Goodwin Wells was born on 7 September 1807, in Hartland, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ebenezer Wells, was 23 and his mother, Dientha Coe, was 22. He married Ruth Talbot on 11 January 1837, in Claridon, Geauga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 21 February 1871, in Claridon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Claridon Center Cemetery, Claridon, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Goodwin Wells
1807–1871
Ruth Talbot
1807–1888
Marriage: 11 January 1837
Sarah Ann Wells
1838–1913
Jane Wells
1841–1841
Calvin Milton Wells
1844–1928
Franklin Goodwin Wells
1847–1918
Elbert Ward Wells
1852–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1837
Claridon, Geauga, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Ebenezer Wells

    Male1784–1832Male

    Dientha Coe

    Female1785–1873Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1807–1871Male

    Mary Esther Wells

    Female1810–1885Female

    Ann Diantha Wells

    Female1823–1885Female

    Male1817–1900Male

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 3

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Goodwin Wells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Goodwin Wells, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Goodwin Wells, "United States Census, 1870"

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