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      THE WELLS FAMILY

      THIS GENEALOGY WEBPAGE PICKS UP WITH WILLIAM THOMAS WELLS B 1797



        VI.... WILLIAM THOMAS WELLS B 1797 LISTED AS REV.,ELDER.


        William Thomas Wells
        "listed in Lee county va census of 1850 age 53 with wife Rebecca sr. age 52
        farmer: property value $1000:household #386/401:1850 Census Roll 955, Page 330
        LISTED WILLIAM T. WELLS 14 ACRES NORTH WALLEN RIDGE 31 DEC 1845 BOUNDED BY 100 ACRES OF JEREMIAH WELLS, 50 ACARES OF THOMAS WELLS AND CORNER TO 46 ACRE SURVEY OF JOSEPH C. WELLS, TO SURVEY OF JOHN BUCKRIDGE BY JAMES MCDOWELL.
        WILLIAM T AND SELMON WELLS 1847 ASIGNEES OF BENJAMIN WELLS MIDDLE ISLAND CREEK 480 ACRES.
        MARRIED:REBECCA SHEPHERD LISTED AS REBEKEY IN CHURCH RECORDS:
        BECKY B: 1798 DIED 11-1-1866 AGE 67 DAU OF WILLIAM?(UNDREADABLE)>
        IN THE 1800'S MANY FAMILIES CROSSED THE MOUNTAINS TROUGH THE GAP TO KENTUCKY
        WILLIAM T WELLS AND TWO OLDEST SONS ELIHU AND IRA AND THEIR FAMILIES,
        ALONG WITH THE JOSEPH SHEPHERD FAMILY LEFT WALDEN RIDGE IN WISE COUNTY VIRGINIA
        ELIHU HAD ALREADY MOVED TO PERRY COUNTY BY 1850.("Perry Co. 1850 Census")
        SOMETIME AFTER FALL OF 1858 IRA SETTLED IN PALLS CREEK, LESLIE COUNTY KY.
        LESLIE COUNTY KENTUCKY WAS FORMED IN 1878 FROM CLAY COUNTY, PERRY COUNTY WAS ALSO FORMED FROM CLAY COUNTY IN 1821:
        1850 Census Lee county Virginia:
        Wiliam T. Wells household 387 born in North Carolina
        age 53
        Rebecca age 52
          Rebecca jr age 18
          Regina age 16
          William age 14
          Savlina age 11
          Jane Mills age 5
        next door to Ira and Cassie Wells at 387
        And andrew and Sarah at 385


        CHILDREN OF WILLIAM THOMAS WELLS AND REBECCA SHEPHERD:

        7 1..ELIHU WELLS B 1819 VIR. LISTED AS REVERAND ELIHU WELLS
        "listed in 1840 Lee county census
        MARRIED:ELIZABETH NANCY KILBURN B 1819 NC.DIED CLAY CO KY
        BURIED CLAY COUNTY KY NEAR ONEIDA :
        LISTED 1850 CENSUS PERRY CO., KY. AGE 31 FARMER $500, BORN VA HOUSEHOLD #62 DISTRICT 1
        WIFE ELIZABETH AGE 31 AND CHILDREN LISTED BELOW ALL THROUGH SARAH BORN IN VIRGINIA
        LISTED AS FARMER IN PERRY COUNTY CENSUS OF 1870
        LISTS ALL CHILDREN AND AGES AND WIFE
        CHILDREN:
          8==1..LAVINIA (VINA) REBECCA WELLS b: 1838 LEE COUNTY VA
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 12"
          8==2..LARKIN WELLS B 1840 LEE COUNTY VA M NANCY B 1846
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 10"
          8==3..IRA WELLS B 1842 LEE COUNTY VA
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 8"
          8==4..MARY (POLLY) WELLS B 1845 LEE COUNTY VA
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 5"
          8==5..NANCY WELLS B 1846 LEE COUNTY VA
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 4"
          8==6..WILLIAM WELLS B 1847 LEE COUNTY VA MEMBER OLD REGULAR BAPTIST CHURCH
          DIED 8-27-1934
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 2"
          8==7..SARAH (SALLY )WELLS B 1848 LEE COUNTY VA
          "Listed 1850 Perry County Ky census age 2 months"
          8==8..MARY ANN (POLLY) WELLS B: PERRY COUNTY KY AFTER 1850
          M JOSEPH E. CANETTI JR 2-26-1884

        7 2..Joseph C. Wells born 1820 Lee county Va
        Married: Maria
        1850 Lee County Census lists in household:#384
        Joseph C. Wells age 30
        Maria age 24
          Malisa age 12
          Unotty age 9
          Sylvania age 3
          Johnston Age 2

        7 3..IRA WELLS B 1820 = LEE CO VIR DIED: 1907 LESLIE CO KY
        1900 Census lists age as 80 born Jan 1820

        listed in 1850 Lee county census
        age 26 with wife casey age 32. hh#387 NEXT TO WM T. WELLS
          elihu age 4
          Elizabeth age 3
          Andrew age 2
        MARRIED:: CASSIE JANE JOSEPH BORN: 1827 VIRGINIA DIED: 1886
        DAU. OF CLEMMY AND ELIZABETH JOSEPH CHILDREN
        7 4..NANCY WELLS B 1826 MARRIED JOHN KILBOURNE
        LISTED 1850 LEE COUNTY VA CENSUS:
        son of Martin and Martha Kilbourne
        Martha Kilbourne is listed with Elijah born 1825, Peter born 1830, Enoch born 1832 and Martin born 1824.
        NANCY AGE 26 B: VA. AND JOHN AGE 34 FARMER $300 BORN N.C. HH # 379
        CHILDREN:
          MARY KILBOURNE AGE 9 WILLIAM KILBOURNE AGE 7 REBECCA KILBOURNE AGE 5 MARTIN KILBOURNE AGE 3 ELIJAH KILBORNE AGE 4

        7 5..MARGARET WELLS B 1826 MARRIED HENRY SARGENT
        1850 Lee County Census lists this family living in home 3 houses down from William T at #388
        Henry Sergeant age 26 born Ky
        Margaret age 22 born 1828
          William age 5
          James age 4
          Ephraim age 2
          Regina age 2months
        7 6..ANDREW WELLS BORN 1829: age 22 in 1850 Lee county census HH3 402
        MARRIED SARAH??" age 22 listed in 1850 Lee county census in separate home than parents" next door at #385

        7 7..REBECCA (BECKY) WELLS B 1832 MARRIED JOHN D. HAMILTON
        "LISTED IN 1850 CENSUS AGE 18 AS REBECCA JR."

        7 8..ORRY (POSSIBLY NICKNAME)WELLS BORN?? MARRIED JAMES HUFF
        7 9..WILLIAM THOMAS WELLS JR. B 1836 M VILLERY COLLIER 10-23-1856
        "LISTED IN 1850 CENSUS AGE 14" household#386
        Villery is listed in the 1850 lee county census as age 6 Household #344 home of John And Jane Horton>
        7 10..REGINA WELLS B 1834 MARRIED JOHN JOSEPH "LISTED 1850 CENSUS AGE 16"
        7 11..SAVINA WELLS B 1839" LISTED IN 1850 CENSUS AGE 11"
        7 12..JUNE (Jane) WELLS B 1845 " listed 1850 Lee county census age 5
        7 13..ELLINGTON WELLS B 1850 MARRIED ELIZABETH??
        CHILDREN:1..SUSANNAH B 1868 M WILLIAM T. BISHOP 4-9-1884


      PHOTO OF IRA WELLS CLICK HERE



      IRA AND CASSIE (Casey) JANE WELLS HAD ELEVEN CHILDREN:
      1860 Census Perry County Ky:
      Ira Wells age 37 born in virginia
      Cassie Wells age 33
      Elihu Wells age 15
      Betty Wells age 12
      Andrew Wells age 11
      William Wells age 8
      James Wellsa ge 5
      Phillip Wells age 3
      Rebecca Wells age 5 months

      1870 Census Perry County KY
      Ira Wells age 48
      born in Virginia
      Casey age 42
      Elizabeth age 22
      Clemmy age 19
      William age 18
      James age 15
      Philip age 12
      Rebecca age 11
      Ira age 7
      Cassey age 4
      George age 1 month
      son Andrew age 21 living next door
      Sally age 20

      1880 Leslie Co. Ky
      Ira Wells age 58
      Cassey age 52
      Ira age 18
      Cassey age 14
      George age 11

      1900 Census
      Ira Wells age 80
      Jane age 66

      living next door to Uriah Wells and Jennie

        8 1..ELIHU (SQUIB) WELLS
        B: 1846 "listed 1850 Lee county census hh# 402 age 4 with parents Ira and Casey"
        1920 CENSUS LISTS: ELIHEW WELLS AGE 78 BORN IN VA LIVING IN GRANDSON HARRISONS HOME IN VA. SON OF IRA HOME
        ELIHU IS LISTED IN 1930 LIVING WITH HIS SON IRA,IN LESLIE CO KY,
        DIED: LESLIE CO KY
        MARRIED #(1) POLLY HENDRIX b: JUNE 1868 VIR MARRIED: 1865
        DAU. OF JIM AND MANERVA HENDRIX MARRIED #(2) VINA COLLINS

        1900 Census Leslie Co. ky
        Elihu age 56 born Aug 1843 virginia
        Polly age 51 born June 1848
        Phillip age 18 born april 1882
        Madison age 14 born Jan 1886

        son:
        son
        1900 Census Leslie Co. Ky
        Ira Wells born March 1871 age 29
        Sarah age 25 born Feb 1875
        Polly A. age 3 born July 1897

        8 2..ELIZABETH WELLS B 1847 VIRGINIA MARRIED WILLIAM BAKER,KY
        "LISTED AS AGE 3 IN 1850 Lee county CENSUS VA.hh#402"

        1880 Census living next to Ira and Cassie
        William Baker age 30
        Elizabeth age 33
        Cassey age 5
        Louisia age 1

        1900 Census
        William age 50 born March 1850
        Elixabeth age 53 born May 1847
        Elihu H. age 19 born April 1881
        Jennie age 17 born Dec 1882
        Vina age 13 born June 1886
        Daniel age 9 born Jan 1891

        Photos of this family

        8 3..ANDREW (ANDERSON) WELLS B 1849 hh#402 CENSUS Lee county 1850 STATES 1 YR) VIRGINIA
        MARRIED #1 SALLY TEMPLETON ,KY

        #2. AMANDA(MANDY) FIELDS, KY
        CHILDREN:
          9 1..WILLIAM G.WELLS B. 1872
          1920 Perry County Kentucky Census:
          age 44 listed as a boarder in the home of: John Mincker?
          around 20 boarders and all coal miners
          John D. Wells also and a couple of Engles
          9 2..MATILDA WELLS B 1872
          9 3..MALINDA WELLS B 1876
          9 4..TAYLOR WELLS B 1878
          1920 Perry County Ky Census
          Taylor Wells age 44 household #388
          Nora Asher Wellsage 32
          Taylor Wells Jr age 5
          Howard age 1
          Felix Asher Father in Law age 64
          Fannie Asher step-Sister in law age 35


        8 4..CLEMMY EDWARD WELLS B 1851 VIRGINIA MARRIED DARCUS WILLIAMS KY
        1920 Clay County Census:
        Clem Wells household #85 age 69 born in Va.
        Dorcus age 67
          Cassie dau. age 38
          Mary dau. age 20
          Marion grandson age 10
        CHILDREN:
          9 1..IRA WELLS B B 1875/ JUDY CAUDILL LETCHER CO KY
          1920 Clay County Kentucky Manchester District
          Ira Wells Household # 184 age 44
          Juda age 44
            Gerrard age 17
            Dollie age 12
            Nannie age 9
            Myrtle age 7
            thomas age 5
          9 2..JAMES WELLS B 1877 MARRIED ??CAUDILL
          9 3..VIRGINA CATHERINE WELLS B 1876
          9 4..LUCINDA WELLS B 1872
          9 5..JACKSON WELLS B 1879
          9 6..JOSH WELLS B 1880
          1920 Clay County Census:
          Josh Wells age 40
          Vicie age 26
            Henry age 14
            Oma age dau. 12
            Marion age 10 son
            Georgia dau age 6
            Lula age 4
            Martha age 2
          9 8..CASSIE WELLS B: 1882
          1920 Clay County census Cassie is still living with parents
          9 7..ELIZABETH WELLS B 1887 M JOHN D. CAUDILL LETCHER KY.
          9 8..MARY WELLS B 1900
          1920 census states she is a daughter still at home

        8 5..WILLIAM WELLS B 1853 ELIZABETH BAKER, KY
        CHILDREN:
          9 1..JUNE WELLS B 1875 M. HENRY CREECH
          9 2..CASSIE WELLS B 1880 M. DAN BAKER
          9 3..
          9 4..MARION WELLS B 1882 M.LUDENA WILSON CHILDREN: CECIL WELLS B 1907--
          CORA WELLS B 1910--JENNIE WELLS B 1913--MAGGIE WELLS B 1922--WILLIAM H WELLS B 1924
          9 5..REBECCA WELLS B 1889
          9 6..GEORGE WELLS B 1889 M. HAZEL HAVERLY
          9 7..NANCY WELLS B 1892 M..JOSEPH CAMPBELL
          9 8..POLLY WELLS B 1894 M.CHARLES HAILY
          9 9..LULA WELLS B 1898 M. SYLVESTER WADDELL
          9 10..JOHN WELLS B 1901 M. RUTH MORGAN


        8 6..JAMES WELLS B 1856 KY-1943 MARRIED VIRGINIA BAKER,
        KY DAU OF ISAAC AND ELIZABETH MUNCY BAKER
        1910 Leslie County Census:
        James age 54
        Jennie age 45
          Rebecca age 15
          Isaac age 14
          Noah age 12
          1920 census Leslie co.
          James Sr age 64
          Jenny age 54
          Mackey Baker niece age 20
          Ada Browning grandaughter age 14

        LISTED HOUSEHOLD 65 AGE 64 BORN IN KY FATHER BORN VA IN 1920 LESLIE COUNTY CENSUS
        JENNY AGE 54
        MACKY BAKER AGE 20 LISTED AS NEICE
        ADA BROWNING AGE 14 GRANDAUGHTER

        CHILDREN:
          9 1..ELIZABETH WELLS B 1880-1948 M#1 WILLIE BROWNING
          #2 ABE DEHART #3 RJ SHEPHERD
          9 2..ISAAC WELLS B 1887-1959
          1920 LESLIE COUNTY CENSUS AGE 33 HOUSEHOLD 45
          MARRIED DORA FIELDS LISED AGE 33 1920 CENSUS
          CHILDREN LISTED: SADIE AGE 5 AND HERSHEL AGE 15 MONTHS
          9 3..REBECCA WELLS B 1894-1928 M.KELLY FIELDS
          9 4..NOAH WELLS B 1894 AGE 26 IN 1920 CENSUS LESLIE COUNTY #66
          MARRIED #1 MARGARET FIELDS AGE 23 1920 CENSUS
          #2 BESSIE WILLIAMS
          9 5..JASON WELLS B 1896-1946 AGE 23 1920 LESLIE COUNTY CENSUS #67
          MARRIED: ANNIE VANOVER AGE 20 1920 CENSUS LESLIE COUNTY
          ONE CHILD LISTED MELDA AGE 1

          1930 CENSUS LESLIE CO. CUTSHIN LISTS:
          JASON AGE 34
          ANNA AGE 30
            AMELDA AGE 11
            GEORGIA AGE 9
            HOMER AGE 6
            ARCHIE AGE 2

        8 7..PHILLIP WELLS B 1860, KY LISTED AGE 60 1920 CENSUS

        MARRIED #1 VIRGINIA SPARKMAN
        MARRIED: #2 POLLY DAY BEFORE 1918 WHEN THEIR DAUGHTER WAS BORN.
        1910 Census of Leslie County KY lists:
        Phillip age 53
        Jennie age 60
        Andrew age 27
        Niece Hettie Pennington age 16
        POLLY LISTED AS AGE 29 IN 1920 CENSUS WITH ONE DAUGHTER AGE 2

        LISTED HOUSEHOLD # 64 ALONGSIDE SEVERAL NEPHEWS AND BROTHER JAMES.
        1920 Census:
        Phillip Wells age 60
        Polly age 29
        Zelphia age 2
        Stella Williams step daugher age 9
        May William step daugher age 5
        Judy Day age 61 mother in law

        1930 CENSUS CUTSHIN LESLIE COUNTY:
        PHILLIP AGE 72
        POLLY AGE 40
          ZELPHIA AGE 12 JOHNNY AGE 10
          MAHAL AGE 6
          JUDA DAY SISTER IN LAW AGE 32
        PHILLIP AND VIRGINIAS CHILDREN:
          9 1..ANDREW WELLS (ANDY) B 1881 LISTED 1920 CENSUS AGE 39
          MARRIED: LAURA GRIFFEY AGE 22 ONE DAUGHTER AGE 2
          1930 CUTSHIN LESLIE COUNTY CENSUS:
          ANDY AGE 49
          LAURA AGE 34
            PEARLEY AGE 8
            VERCIE AGE 9
            ODELL SON AGE 8
            HENRY AGE 6
            LOUISA AGE 3
            MARY AGE 1
          9 2..URIAH WELLS B 1883 M#1 VINA WILLIAMS #2 NINNIE C. WILLIAMS
          CALLAHAN, SOME SAY NINNIE AND VINA WERE SISTERS?
          CHILDREN:
          Listed 1910 Census Leslie County:
          Vina 21
            Dewey age 6
            Malcolm age 5
            Martha age 3
            Robert baby

          1900 Census Uriah is listed in household of his father:
          Phillip age 42
          wife Jennie age 50
            son Andrew age 18
            Uriah age 17
            Clemon age 13
            niece Mary Sparkman age 13
            nephew Philip Sparkman age 11

          Listed 1920 Census Leslie County:
          Uriah age 37 household #48 born Kentucky
          Vina age 41 born Ky
          Children listed
            Dewey age 17
            Malcolm age 16
            Martha age 13
            Robert age 11
            William age 8
            Ray age 7
            Polly J age 1
            10 1...DEWEY WELLS B 1904 M STELLA WELLS (A COUSIN)
            1930 CENSUS LESLIE COUNTY:
            DEWEY AGE 25
            STELLA AGE 25
              HARRISON AGE 6
              ONA AGE 4 DAU.
              GRACIE AGE 2
            10 2...MALCOLM WELLS B 1905
            MARRIED: NINNIE? LISTED 1930 CENSUS
            CHILDREN:
              1...
              MALCOLM BORN 1822
              2...MARQURITE BORN 1824
              3...MABLE BORN 1826
              4...RUBY BORN 1828
              RUBY WELLS (HILL?)JACKSON COUNTY KY.
              5...CARYL BORN 1829


            10 3...Martha Wells B 1907
            10 4...Robert Wells B 1909
            10 5...William born 1912
            10 6...Ray born 1913
            10 7...Polly J born 1919

          9 3..CLEMMY (CLEM)WELLS B 1898
          MARRIED: JANE SPARKMAN BORN 1888
          1930 LESLIE COUNTY CUTSHIN CENSUS LISTS:
          CLEM AGE 30
          JANE AGE 40
            KELLY AGE 19
            LEONARD AGE 18
            LEONA AGE 15
            FARMER AGE 6
            VINNIE AGE 5
            BELVIA AGE 2
          PHILLIP AND POLLYS CHILDREN:
          Listed 1910 Census Leslie County Ky:
          Clem Wells
          District: 0138 Color: W Age: 22 Birth Place: Kentucky Visit: 0068 County: Leslie Relation: Husband Relatives: Wife Mary Jane 22, Kentucky
            Daughter Alfa 03, Kentucky
            Son Kelley NR, Kentucky

            1920 Census Leslie County, Polls Creek
            Clem age 33 household #46
            Jenny wife age 32B
            Alpha age 12
            Kelly age 9 son
            Leonard age 7
            Leona age 4
          LISTED 1920 LESLIE COUNTY CENSUS AGE 33 HOUSEHOLD 46 BORN KY
          JENNY AGE 32 BORN KY
          CHILDREN LISTED:
            1...ALPHA AGE 13 BORN 1907
            2...RILEY AGE 8
            3...LEONARD AGE 7
            4...LEONA AGE 4


          9 4..ZILPHIA WELLS B? M. MALCOLM FIELDS
          9 5..HALEY WELLS B?? M?/PENNINGTON
          Hettie Pennington listed living with Phillip in 1910 Census.
          9 6..JOHNNY WELLS


        8 8..REBECCA WELLS B 1859 KY MARRIED JOHN M BAKER

        1900 Census Leslie Co. Ky
        John Baker age 43 born Nov 1856 Kentucky
        Rebecca born march 1860
        Jennie age 19 born Feb 1881
        Mary age 17 born Nov. 1882
        Elizabeth age 15 born Nov 1884
        William age 9 born Dec 1890
        Hettie age 7 born Feb 1893
        Bessa age 3 born March 1897
        Mack J. age 6 months Nov 1899

        Mary Married Phillip Sparkman and was a widow by 1920
        They had several children
        1920 Census Leslie County Ky
        Mary Sparkman head of household age 37
        Harmon son age 5
        Rebecca Clarkston daughter living in home age 17
        They are living next door ot James Baker Mary's Oldest Brother age 40
        James Married: Sally born 1880, children were Malcolm, Coy, Reatie,Lulie

        Name: Harmon Sparkman Death Date: 8 September , 1988 Death Place: Madison Age: 074 Residence: Madison Volume: 56 Certificate: 27811

        8 9..IRA WELLS JR B 1863 PERRY CO. KY.
        MARRIED #1 JUDY SHEPHERD B 1862 PERRY CO KENTUCKY.D 12 -3-1948
        CRAB ORCHARD KY. BURIED 12-6-1949
        JUDY DIED 1888 POLLS CREEK BURIED POLLS CREEK.
        MARRIED JUDY 1882, MAR #2 SUSAN LUNDSFORD 1896 HYDEN LESLIE KY
        BORN 1879 KY.
        1920 Rockcastle County Kentucky:
        Ira age 57 household # 72
        Susa age 47
          Pearl Age 19
          Marie age 15
          Raymond age 13
          Esther age 8
          Dora age 5
        CHILDREN OF IRA AND JUDY:
          9 1..RILEY WELLS B 3-26-1884 HYDEN LESLIE CO KY DIED 6-28-1981 SEMINOLE FLORIDA
          9 2..REASE WELLS B 1883 HYDEN, D 1950
          CHILDREN: IRA AND SUSAN:
          9 3..POLLY ANN WELLS B 1897 M. JIM ROBERTS
          Children of Ira and Susan
          9 4...Pearl B 1900

        8 10..CASSIE WELLS BORNE 1866 KY. MARRIED JACK WILLIAMS

        8 11..GEORGE WELLS BORN 1870 KY DIED: 1964
        MARRIED HULDA BUCKHART YORK
        1910 Leslie County Kentucky Census:
        George Wells
        District: 0138 Color: W Age: 40 Birth Place: Kentucky Visit: 0067 County: Leslie
        Relatives: Wife Hulda 42, Kentucky
        Daughter Martha J 20, Kentucky
        Son Floyd 16, Kentucky
        Daughter Mary Ann 14, Kentucky
        1920 Leslie Co. living near Mary Sparkman
        George Wells age 49
        Mehulda age 52
        Floyd age 25
        Thier son Isaac age 33 and his wife Dora age 33 living next to them

        CHILDREN:
          9 1...JAMES BUCKHART (STEPSON) LISTED AS A WELLS B 1886 M. CORA DAY
          9 2...Isaac born 1887
          9 3...MARTHA WELLS B 1890 M WILLIE DAY
          MUST HAVE MARRIED BEFORE 1920 CENSUS
          9 4...FLOYD WELLS B 1894 M ALPHA BROWNING
          MARRIED AFTER 1920 CENSUS
          9 5...MARY ANN WELLS B 1896 M. C.B.CAUSEY MARRIED BEFORE 1920 CENSUS



      ELIHU(SQUIB) WELLS AND POLLY HENDRIX:
      1910 Leslie County Census:
      Elihu Wells
      District: 0138 Color: W Age: 64 Birth Place: Virginia Visit: 0055 County: Leslie Relatives: Wife Polly 61, Kentucky

      FATHER OF IRA WELLS
      POLLY IS LISTED IN HOME OF ELIZABETH CORNETT AS MOTHER AGE 71. 1920 ROCKCASTLE COUNTY KENTUCKY: SO CHILDREN HAD TAKEN THE PARENTS INTO THEIR HOMES.
      1920 CENSUS LISTS: ELIHEW WELLS AGE 78 BORN IN VA LIVING IN GRANDSON HARRISONS HOME IN VA. SON OF IRA HOME
      ELIHU IS LISTED IN 1930 LIVING WITH HIS SON IRA,IN LESLIE CO KY,
      ELIHU DIED IN LESLIE CO KY
      CHILDREN:
        9 1..WILLIAM WELLS B 1870
        MARRIED: MARTHA PORTER WILLIAMS BORN: 1873
        1910 Leslie County Ky Census:
        William Wellls
        District: 0138 Color: W Age: 41 Birth Place: Kentucky Visit: 0057 County: Leslie
        Relatives: Wife Martha 38, Kentucky Daughter Mary 18, Kentucky
          Son Johnathan 16, Kentucky
          Son Bradley 14, Kentucky
          Son Madison (Matt)12, Kentucky
          Daughter Elija 09, Kentucky
          Son Elihu 07, Kentucky
          Daughter Mallie 05, Kentucky
        Marriage record for William S. Wells and Martha
        this is all I could find on their marriage:
        Wells, William S. The gender of William S. Wells is male.
        Spouse: Martha Porter
        Marriage Date: May 31, 1889
        County: Floyd County Kentucky
        More About: This record can be found at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0837282 - 0837285

        Williams Death record
        Wells, William
        Volume: 5 Certificate: 2031
        Death Date: 3 January, 1946 Death Place: Leslie
        Age: about 79 Residence: Leslie

        CHILDREN:
          10 1...MARY WELLS B 1891
          10 2...JONATHAN WELLS B 1893
          10 3...BRADLEY WELLS B 1895
          10 4...MADISON (MATT )WELLS B: 1898
          LISTED 1920 CENSUS AGE 21
          10 5...ELIJAH B: 1902
          LISTED 1920 CENSUS AGE 18
          10 6...ELIHEW B 1903
          LISTED 1920 CENSUS AGE 17
          1930 Census Letcher, West Whitesburg Ky. lists:
          Elihu age 27
          wife Mims age 27
          10 7..MALEY? B 1904
          LISTED 1920 CENSUS AGE 14


        9 2..ELIZABETH WELLS B 1870 M ELIHU CORNETT
        1920 Rockastle County Kentucky Census:
        Elizabeth Cornett age 52 head of household #73
          Lawrence Cornett age 17
          Martha Cornett age 14
          Polly Wells age 71 Mother


        9 3..IRA WELLS B 1871 M SARAH (SALLY) LEWIS B 1875
        1910 CENSUS LESLIE COUNTY LISTS:
        Ira Wells
        District: 0138 Color: W Age: 39 Birth Place: Kentucky Visit: 0051 County: Leslie
        Relatives: Wife Sarh 35, Kentucky
          Daughter Polly Ann 12, Kentucky
          Son Harrison 09, Kentucky
          Daughter Stella 05, Kentucky
          Daughter Rebecca NR, Kentucky

        1920 census lists father living in this home

        1930 LETCHER, LESLIE COUNTY LISTS FATHER ELIHU AGE 85 LIVING IN HOME.
        IRA AGE 59
        SALLIE AGE 54(SALLY IS NICKNAME FOR SARAH)
        ALSO GRANDSON CECIL AGE 4 1930 CENSUS:
        CHILDREN:
          10 1..POLLY ANNE WELLS B 1897 M. ROBERT ROBERTS
          10 2..HARRISON WELLS (HARRY)B 1900 M.MARTHA ENGLE
          1920 VA CENSUS LISTS FOLLOWING CHILDREN STILL AT HOME;
          AND ELIHEW WELLS BORN IN VA LIVING IN THIS HOME AGE 78
          1930 CENSUS: LESLIE CUTSHIN KY
          HARRISON AGE 30
          MARTHA AGE 27
            MARIE AGE 11
            CHESTER AGE 9
            BESSIE AGE 7
            DONNIE ARNOLD BABY

          10 3..STELLA WELLS B 1904 M DEWEY WELLS
          10 4..REBECCA WELLS (BECKY LOU) B 1907 M. #1 GABE BAILEY #2 ISAAC ENGLE
          10 5..LILLIE WELLS B 1910 NEVER MARRIED
          10 6..RHODA WELLS B 1911 M ZORA DAY
          LISTED 1930 LESLIE CO.LETCHER AGE 19
          10 7..LILLIE B: 1918
          LISTED AGE 15 1930 LETCHER, LESLIE CO KY.


        9 4..JAMES (GAP) WELLS B 1874 M. LINDA LEWIS B 1872
        CHILDREN:
          10 1..FELIX WELLS B 1894
          10 2..LEWIS WELLS B 1899
          10 3..REBECCA WELLS B 1902
          10 4..MATSON WELLS B 1904
          10 5..ALBERT WELLS B 1907 M PEARLIE FIELDS
          10 6..WILSON WELLS B 1909
          10 7..DALEY WELLS B 1910


        9 5..PHILLIP CORNETT WELLS B 4-1882 LESLIE CO KY D 9-28-1961 BOYLE KY
        LISTED 1920 CENSUS AGE 37 BORN IN KY COALMINER
        MARRIED TO: #1 SUSAN WHITEHEAD, #2 LUIZA COLLINS #3RD JULY, #4 ENNA BETTY BOGGS
        SEE PHILLIP'S GENEALOGY
        Phillip Cornett Wells Genealogy
        9 6..JANE WELLS B MARRIED FELIX LEWIS

        9 7..(MATT )MADISON WELLS B 1-1886 NEVER MARRIED