Selected Families and Individuals


Carl N Wells [Parents] was born in 1895. He married Sally Mae Edna Godby.

Sally Mae Edna Godby


Nelson Oliver Wells [Parents] 1 was born 2, 3, 4, 5 in 1825 in Tate, Clermont, Ohio. He died on 19 Feb 1898 in Brownwood, Brown, Texas. He married Rachel A. Gray on 23 Sep 1869 in Ozark, Christian, Missouri.

Other marriages:
Tennis, Mary

Rachel A. Gray [Parents] was born on 20 Feb 1831 in , Greene, Tennessee. She died 1 on 3 Apr 1918 in , Brown, Texas. She married Nelson Oliver Wells on 23 Sep 1869 in Ozark, Christian, Missouri.

Birth, Death: MO

They had the following children:

  M i Leon Windell Wells
  M ii Delbert Bazle Wells

Delbert Bazle Wells [Parents] was born on 2 Sep 1870 in , Greene, Missouri. He died on 15 Feb 1955 in Brownwood, Brown, Texas. He married Jeanette Adaline Malone on 25 Jan 1894 in Brownwood, Brown, Texas.

BIRTH DATE NEEDS VERIFICATION BECAUSE IT IS ONLY 5 MONTHS AFTER LEON WELLS BIRTHDATE.

Jeanette Adaline Malone was born on 27 Mar 1874 in , Parker, Texas. She died on 7 Nov 1957 in Brownwood, Brown, Texas. She married Delbert Bazle Wells on 25 Jan 1894 in Brownwood, Brown, Texas.

Birth, Death: MO

They had the following children:

  M i Winfred Wells
  M ii Sye Wells was born in 1897. He died in 1906.
  M iii Harvey Nelson Wells
  M iv Ira Wells
  M v Otto Wells
  F vi Saddie Wells
  M vii Elmer Wells
  M viii Lola Wells
  M ix Vida Wells
  M x Delbert Wells Jr.
  F xi Loree Wells

Winfred Wells [Parents] was born in 1895. He died in 1985. He married Marie Martin.

Marie Martin


Harvey Nelson Wells [Parents] was born in 1898. He died in 1963. He married Lorena Rose Lemmons.

Lorena Rose Lemmons was born in 1911. She died in 1981. She married Harvey Nelson Wells.

They had the following children:

  M i Billy Gene Wells
  F ii Marlene June Wells
  M iii Jerry Joe Wells was born in 1935. He died in 1935.
  M iv David Wayne Wells

Solomon Wells [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born in Dec 1778 in , , Pennsylvania. He died 5 on 13 Feb 1849 in Camden, Schuyler, Illinois. He married 6, 7 Mary Judd on 13 Feb 1797 in , Mason, Kentucky.

Other marriages:
Chapman, Jane

Birth info from Marlene Oliver Wells

Served as Justice of the Peace in Clermont Co Ohio in 1825 according to History of Grayson Co.

Records from the History of Clermont County, Ohio published in 1880 show a proposed road "to and beyond the plantations of Solomon Wells and Aaron Wells" He also sold 20 acres at $20 on the East Fork of Little Miami River on 28 Feb. 1828 with Aaron Wells as witness to deed in Clermont County.

Solomon and Aaron were also connected with a land deal in 1828.

1820 Census shows 10 children, 7 boys, 3 girls all born in Tate Twp, Clermont, Ohio. Mary Judd is the mother as she was still married in 1928 land sale, Clermont County, as a grantor.

Mary Judd was born in 1780. She died after 1840. She married 1, 2 Solomon Wells on 13 Feb 1797 in , Mason, Kentucky.

Marriage info from MO
!Birth info from MO

They had the following children:

  M i Nelson Wells
  F ii Rachel Ann Wells
  M iii Anderson H. Wells
  M iv Ruel Wells
  F v Lucy Wells was born after 1804.

First name not verified
  F vi Wells was born after 1810.

Birth between 1810-1815
  M vii Wells was born after 1815 in , Clermont, Ohio. He died after 1820 in , Clermont, Ohio.

Birth between 1815-1820, death between 1820-1830
  M viii Arthur L. Wells
  M ix Reason Wells

Anderson H. Wells [Parents] was born after 1800 in , Clermont, Ohio. He died after 1840 in , Schuyler, Illinois. He married 1, 2 Deborah Jennings on 10 Feb 1831 in , Marion, Indiana.

Birth Bet 1800-1810
!Death Bet 1840-1850

On 3 Nov, 1840 Anderson was issued a patent #13665, vol 209, Order # Stuebing in Quincy, IL. The patent was for 80 acres.

Deborah Jennings [Parents] was born about 1809 in , , Ohio. She died after 1887 in Sherman, Grayson, Texas. She married 1, 2 Anderson H. Wells on 10 Feb 1831 in , Marion, Indiana.

Other marriages:
Wells, Nelson

Birth, Death: MO

They had the following children:

  M i Arthur Sinclair Wells
  M ii Daniel Anderson Wells
  M iii Wells.

First name unknown

Edmund Blacklidge was born in 1806 in , Mason, Kentucky. He died in , Marion, Indiana. He married 1, 2 Rachel Ann Wells on 15 Dec 1831 in , Marion, Indiana.

Birth, Death MO

Rachel Ann Wells [Parents] was born about 1800 in , Mason, Kentucky. She died after 1836. She married 1, 2 Edmund Blacklidge on 15 Dec 1831 in , Marion, Indiana.

Birth MO.

They had the following children:

  M i William A Blackledge.

Can't find source where I got this name for son of Edmund
  M ii John W Blacklidge was born on 25 Oct 1832.

Birth MO
  M iii Aaron Blacklidge was born on 4 Feb 1835.

Birth: MO
  F iv Mary Elizabeth Blacklidge
  F v Hester Blacklidge was born on 1 Jan 1839.

Birth: MO
  F vi Martha Jane Blacklidge was born on 9 Dec 1840.

Birth: MO
  M vii Robert Blacklidge was born on 15 Dec 1842. He died in 1909.

Birth, Death: MO
  F viii Elizabeth Ann Blacklidge was born on 18 Jan 1846. She died in 1905.

Birth, Death: MO
  F ix Matilda Marqit Blacklidge was born on 2 Apr 1849. She died on 23 Feb 1926.

Birth, Death: MO
  M x Harvey Blacklidge was born on 6 Jan 1852. He died on 10 Nov 1916 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska.

Birth, Death: MO
  F xi Sarah Ellen Blacklidge was born on 22 Jun 1853. She died on 16 Sep 1943.

Birth, Death: MO

Robert Wells [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 was born 6 after 1746 in , , New Jersey. He died 7 after 1830 in Tate, Clermont, Ohio. He was buried about 1830 in Tate, Clermont, Ohio. He married 8 Mary Downing on 5 Jan 1778 in Fredrick, Washington, Maryland.

Birth between 1746-1756, death between 1830-1840

Marion Rice's grandfather's hand written notes say "Mother (this being Delihlah Jane Wells) told me -- I quote " my paternal grandparents Robt Wells and Mary Downing Wells natives of Kentucky and were of Welsh descent".

Accoring to Histoy of Grayson Co, Texas, after the Revolutionary War he moved to Braken Co, KY, then in 1806 or 1807 moved to Clermont Co, Ohio in Tate Township.

Served in Rev. War from Dunmore County (which in 1778 became Shenandoah County)


Robert Wells came from Kentucky in 1807, and settled in the southern part of Tate, dying on the farm now owned by William Wells more than forty years ago, at the age of eighty-four years. He had served in the war for American independence. He reared a large family, all the members having deceased. The sons were Aaron, Solomon, Isaac, Nathan, and Jesse, who removed to Indiana; John [spouse of Rachel2, Aaron1] died in Williamsburgh, and Robert and Eli on the homestead. One of the daughters, Anna, became the wife of James Callon
History of Clermont County, Ohio. Tate Township. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1880. pp. 316-317.

Mary Downing was born 1 about 1755. She died 2 before 1858. She married 3 Robert Wells on 5 Jan 1778 in Fredrick, Washington, Maryland.

They had the following children:

  M i Solomon Wells
  F ii Anna Wells
  M iii Aaron Wells
  M iv John D. Wells
  M v Isaac Wells
  M vi Robert Wells III 1 was born on 19 Nov 1788 in , Mason, Kentucky. He died 2 on 19 Sep 1868 in Wigginsville, Clermont, Ohio.

Monument inscription, Wells Cemetary, Tate Township, Clermont Co, OH "Robert Wells d. Sep 19, 1868, 79y 10m, Apparently never married"
  M vii Nathan Wells
  M viii Jesse Wells
  F ix Mary D. Wells 1 was born on 18 Oct 1794 in Brooklyn, Schuyler, Illinois. She died on 10 May 1862 in Tate, Clermont, Ohio.

Monument Inscription, Wells Cemetery, Tate Twp, Clermont Co, OH: "Mary D. Wells d. May 10, 1862, 67 y 6 m 22 d"

Her will was written 21 Sep 1861 and proved 29 Jul 1862 when Mary D. Wells left her interest "in the farm on which we now reside" to her "beloved brother Robert Wells"
  M x Elijah Wells

Robert Wells.

Listed on 1792 Clermont, OH tax records.

He had the following children:

  M i Robert Wells

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