Person:Jonathan Wells (9)

m. MAY 1651
  1. Lieutenant Thomas Wells1651/52 - 1691
  2. Mary Wells1653 -
  3. Sarah Wells1655 - 1676
  4. John Wells1656/57 -
  5. Captain Jonathan Wellsbet 1658 and 1659 - 1738/39
  6. John Wells1660 - 1680
  7. Samuel Wellsest 1662 - 1690
  8. Mary Wells1664 - 1751
  9. Noah Wells1666 - 1712
  10. Hannah Wells1668 - 1733
  11. Ebenezer Wells1669 -
  12. Ephraim Wells1671 - 1748
  13. Joshua Wells1672 - 1676
  14. Abigail Wells1675 -
  • HCaptain Jonathan Wellsbet 1658 and 1659 - 1738/39
  • WHepzibah Colton1656 - 1697
m. 13 Dec 1682
  1. Jonathan Welles1684 -
  • HCaptain Jonathan Wellsbet 1658 and 1659 - 1738/39
  • WSarah Strong1656 - 1733
m. 1698
  1. David Wells1700 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Captain Jonathan Wells
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] bet 1658 and 1659 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 13 Dec 1682 to Hepzibah Colton
Marriage 1698 to Sarah Strong
Death[2][3][4] 3 Jan 1738/39 Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[4] Old Deerfield Burying Ground, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas Wells, in Adams, Sherman W. (Sherman Wolcott), and Henry R. (Henry Reed) Stiles. The history of ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut: comprising the present towns of Wethersfield, Rocky Hill, and Newington; and of Glastonbury prior to its incorporation in 1693, from date of earliest settlement until the present time. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967, 1969), 2:780.

    Jonathan Wells, b. abt 1658-59.

  2. 2.0 2.1 Jonathan Wells, in Boltwood, Lucius M. (Lucius Manlius). Genealogies of Hadley Families: Embracing the Early Settlers of the Towns of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby. (Northampton, Massachusetts: Metcalf & Company, Printers, 1862), 151.

    Jonathan Wells, s. of Thomas,. captain res. in Deerfield, and d. Jan. 3, 1739. He m (1) Dec. 13, 1682, Hepzibah, dau. of Geo. Colton. She d. Aug. 27, 1697; (2) Sept. 23, 1698, Sarah, wid. of Joseph Barnard and dau of Elder John Strong. She d. Feb. 10. 1733; (3) Lucy. Children - Jonathan, b. 1684, m. Mary and d. abt. 1735; David, b. Jan. 31, 1700, d. 1700.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Jonathan Wells, in Sheldon, George. A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts: the times when and the people by whom it was settled, unsettled, and resettled, with a special study of the Indian wars in the Connecticut Valley; with genealogies. (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E. A. Hall & Co., 1895-1896), 2:2:357.

    Jonathan Wells, s. of Thomas, b. 1659; he was the boy hero of the Turners Falls fight; for an account of his remarkable bravery and suffering see ante, p. 161; he came with the permanent settlement and was to his death a leading spirit in civil and military affairs; rep.; selectman 13 yrs.; the first justice of the peace, and his bold autograph is met with in many judicial papers; on the death of his brother, Lieut. Thomas, he was made capt., and he was military commander of the town Feb. 29, 1704; he lived on lot No. 16; his house was picketed, and not captured, Feb. 29, 1704; he d. Jan. 3, 1738-9. He m. Dec. 3, 1682. Hepzibah, dau. George Colton of Spfd.; she d. Aug. 27. 1697, a. 36 (?) (2) Sept. 23, 1698, Sarah, dau. Elder John Strong of Nhn., wid. of Joseph Barnard, who was k. at Indian Bridge, 1694; she d. Feb. 10, 1722-3, a. 76. Ch.: Jonathan. May 20, 1684. David. Jan. 31, 1699-1700; d. Feb. 16, 1699-1700.

  4. 4.0 4.1 Capt Jonathan Wells, in Find A Grave.