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Deacon Thomas Wells

Male 1672 - 1737  (65 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wells 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 1672  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married To 14 May 1696  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Sarah Browne, the daughter of Joshua and Sarah (Sawyer) Browne. She was born on 5 December 1676 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was killed by Indians on Friday 10 August 1703 in Wells, York County, Maine.

    Issue:
    1. Sarah Wells (1699-1703)
    2. Joshua Wells (1701-1703)
    3. baby Wells (1703-1703) 
    Christened 27 May 1699  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion 14 Dec 1701  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Thomas Wells was admitted to the church. 
    History 10 Aug 1703  [1
    While he was away, his house was attacked by Indians, the home burnt, and his wife and all his children killed. 
    Moved To Aug 1704 or Sep 1704  Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married To 12 Oct 1704  Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Lydia Ropes, the daughter of John and Lydia (Wells) Ropes. She was born on 26 December 1672 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. Lydia, married Abraham Gale first.

    Issue:
    1. Deacon Nathaniel Wells (1705-1776)
    2. Joshua Wells (1707-____)
    3. Lydia Wells (1709-____) 
    Religion 3 Mar 1718  [1
    He was ordained a Deacon. 
    Died 26 Aug 1737  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I14106  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2018 

    Father John Wells,   b. Abt 1638, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1677, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah Littlefield,   b. 16 Nov 1650, Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1734/35, Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1664  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Family ID F451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1672 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Sarah Browne, the daughter of Joshua and Sarah (Sawyer) Browne. She was born on 5 December 1676 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was killed by Indians on Friday 10 August 1703 in Wells, York County, Maine. Issue: 1. Sarah Wells (1699-1703) 2. Joshua Wells (1701-1703) 3. baby Wells (1703-1703) - 14 May 1696 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 27 May 1699 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Thomas Wells was admitted to the church. - 14 Dec 1701 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Aug 1704 or Sep 1704 - Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Lydia Ropes, the daughter of John and Lydia (Wells) Ropes. She was born on 26 December 1672 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. Lydia, married Abraham Gale first. Issue: 1. Deacon Nathaniel Wells (1705-1776) 2. Joshua Wells (1707-____) 3. Lydia Wells (1709-____) - 12 Oct 1704 - Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1737 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S793] Norris, D.W. and H.A. Feldman. The Wells Family , (Milwaukee: Cramer-Krasselt Company, 1942).

    2. [S832] Hammatt, A. "Physicians of Ipswich" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume IV, 1850).

    3. [S814] Sawyer, Eleanor Grace. Sawyer Families of New England 1636-1900 , (Camden, Maine: Penobscot Press, 1995).

    4. [S811] Appleton, William S. "Family of William Sawyer of Newbury", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XXVIII, 1874).

    5. [S829] Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury. Descendants of Edward Small of New England. Volume 1 , (New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934).

    6. [S645] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume II, Reprint 1902, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).