Elizabeth Wells

11 October 1712–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wells was born on 11 October 1712, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Wells, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Wells, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wells
1676–1735
Elizabeth Wells
1680–1745
John Wells
1702–1770
Hannah Wells
1709–
John Wills
1710–
Ann Wells
1711–
William Wells
1711–1747
Elizabeth Wells
1712–
Thomas Wells
1716–
Joseph Wills
1718–
Sara Wells
1723–
Rebakah Wells
1725–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 89

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 96

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

Age 103

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

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 (2)

  • Elizabeth Wells, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • Elizabeth Wills, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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