Person:John Wells (59)

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John Wells
b.est 1640
m. bef 1636
  1. Nathaniel Wellsest 1636 - 1681
  2. John Wellsest 1640 - 1677
  3. Thomas Wells1646/7 - 1734
m. bef 31 Jul 1666
  1. Sarah Wellsabt 1675 - 1743
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Name[1][2] John Wells
Gender Male
Birth[1] est 1640
Marriage bef 31 Jul 1666 to Sarah Littlefield
Death[2] 11 Apr 1677 Wells, York, Maine, United StatesKilled by Indians.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas Wells, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 7:294-300.

    John Wells, b. say 1640.

  2. 2.0 2.1 5 John Wells (10), in Noyes, Sybil. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, 735.

    5 John Wells (10), had gift of fa.'s Wells land, ± 350 a., and m. Sarah Littlefield(11) bef. 31 July 1666. Gr.j. 1670, 1671; j. 1676; ferry lic. 1671; indebted to John Manning's est. 1674; bondsman for Hammonds, and assoc. with Phebe Farrow in care of her mo. 1676. … Killed by Ind. 11 Apr. 1677. Adm. gr. first to bros. Nathaniel of Ipsw. and Thomas of Amesb. and the wid. Sarah; to the wid. alone 4 Dec. 1677. See Me. P. & Ct. Rec. ii: 337. She had m. William Sawyer(4). Her will, 1734, named 4 Wells ch., 2 Sibley gr.sons and a gt.gr. dau. Mary Clark; the ch. divid. the land in 1702 (Y. D. 6: 146): John, b. ± 1670 (64 in Nov. 1734), mariner, m. 1st in Bost. 18 Feb. 1696-7 Mary Peck. Of Bost. until 1707+, and likely the Capt. W. at Black Point with his sloop when Capt. Hunnewell was k. in 1703. Wells by 1719, innholder, and m. 2d 20 May 1725 wid. Mary Stover(1). … Will, 10 May-22 July 1748, names w. Mary, gr.ch., 3 ch: Mary, b. Bost. 22 Nov. 1697, m. by 1722 Henry Maddox (see 2). John, … m. 11 Oct. 1733 Deborah Stover(1); his s. John rec. the homestead. Hannah, w. of Thomas Goodwin 1748 (see also Samuel Philbrick 10). Deacon Thomas, b. ± 1672 (62 in Nov. 1734), tanner, m. 1st at Newb. 14 May 1696 Sarah Brown. Joined Wells Ch. from Newb. 21 Dec. 1701; jury 1701. At Newb. tempor. aft. w. and ch. were killed in 1703 and m. 2d at Salem 12 Oct. 1704 Lydia (Ropes) Gale. Wells mill-owner 1713; chosen Deacon 3 Mar. 1717-8. … Will, 19 July (d. at Wells 26 Aug.) 1737: w. Lydia (d. at Wells 6 Mar. 1746), 3 ch. Two of the four ch. reported k. were Sarah, b. at Newb. 9 Mar. 1698-9, and Joshua, b. at Wells 9 Oct. 1701. Ch. by 2d w., rec. at Newb., all in will: Nathaniel, b. 21 Aug. 1705, m. 26 May 1736 Dorothy Light(4); Joshua, b. 6 Mar. 1707, … m. 25 Dec. 1729 Meribah Littlefield(5); Lydia, b. 29 May 1709, m. Samuel Clark(43). Sarah, m. 1st at Salem 13 Sept. 1695 Samuel Sibley, m. 2d (int. at Newb. 25 Nov. 1710) John Sawyer, her step-fa.'s nephew. Patience, m. Nathaniel Clark(43).