William A. Wells

Male 1778 - 1829  (50 years)


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  • Name William A. Wells 
    Born 17 Jul 1778  Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 May 1829  Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Turnpike Cemetery, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3375  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2014 

    Father Edmund Wells, Jr.,   b. 30 Aug 1746, Hebron Township, Tolland, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1826, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Wealthy Ann or Welthia Goodrich,   b. 24 Sep 1750, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1814, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Feb 1770  Hebron Township, Tolland, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wealthy Ann Gilbert,   b. 16 Feb 1774, Hebron Township, Tolland, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1869  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1804  Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F1515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Per Ancestry.com: database "Ranger001"; 13 Apr. 2002.

      2. FHL book 929.273 W462c "History and Genealogy of the Wells Family," comp. by John L. Cobb, 1999, pp. 74-75:
      "William Wells, a son of Edmund and Welthia Ann (Goodrich) W. of Cambridge, NY, born calc. 1777; was a farmer; he married 13 or 15 Dec. 1804, by the Rev. John Dunlap, Prot. Presby. Church, Cambridge; Wash. Co., NY, of which he was a member from 3 Feb. 1806 and a trustee: 1810-11, to Wealthy Gilbert, daughter of John and Milicent (Goodrich) G. of Hebron, CT, born 22 Feb. 1772, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT; family lived next north of Sidney Wells's place in Cambridge; she also, was a member of the Rev. Dunlap's church, from 28 Aug. 1806; and died ___; he died 15 May 1829 in 52nd year of age and was buried in the cemetery on the Turnpike south of Cambridge village. (Did this man have a 2nd wife Margaret____?). Children: [Lists four children b. 1805-1810.]
      Refer: "Cem. Inscrip. Cambridge. NY: Wells Fam. et. al.," copied P.L. and L.B. Cobb 1913; I.G.I.: NY also, CT for Wells and Gilbert (as of Mar. 1992); Dr. A. Fitch's Notes: Hist.: Wash. Co., NY (30 Jan. 1850): 839; "Sleeper News," Nov. 1996: 4: 4: 2; J.G. Hunt: "Bradford Gen." by Hall: 131 etc."

      BURIAL:
      1. The book "Cemetery Records, the Town of Cambridge, Washington Co., NY," 2003, comp. by Historical Data Services, 14 Clark St., Glen Falls, NY, 12804, www. hdsgenealogy.com, copy available in the Cambridge public library. For Old Turnpike Cemetery, with over 50 Wells including: William Wells, d. 15 May 1829, Sec. A, row 11, in his 52nd y.