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Deacon Thomas Wells

Male 1605 - 1666  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Thomas Wells 
    Title Deacon 
    Christened 11 Dec 1605  Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • His baptism is one of the earliest recorded in Colchester.
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1635 
    Land 1635  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Freeman 7 May 1637  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Moved to 1657  Wells, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 3 Jul 1666  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 26 Oct 1666  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Probate/Proved 15 Nov 1666 
    Person ID I625  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 

    Father Thomas Wells,   b. 1566, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1620, Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Warner,   c. 2 Jun 1614, Boxted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1671, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 23 Jul 1630  Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Wells,   b. Abt 1636, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1681, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)  [Birth]
    +2. 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)  [Birth]
     3. Sarah Wells,   b. Abt 1640, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Abigail Wells,   b. Abt 1642, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1677, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [Birth]
     5. Elizabeth Wells,   b. Abt 1645, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Thomas Wells,   b. 11 Jan 1646/47, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1734, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     7. Hannah Wells,   b. About 1649, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Lydia Wells,   b. Abt 1651, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Dec 1605 - Colchester, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jul 1630 - Colchester, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He had a house lot granted to him on the south side of the river. In 1636, he was granted planting lands near Heartbreak hill. - 1635 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 7 May 1637 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - 1657 - Wells, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He bequeathed to his youngest son, Thomas, £250 to be paid "when he comes of age 22 years, 4 months and 10 days." - 3 Jul 1666 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1666 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts 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. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, Reprint 1897, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1982).

    4. [S1289] Hoyt, David W. "A Brief Sketch of the Family of Rev. Thomas Wells, First Minister of Amesbury, Mass." , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XII, 1858).