Richard Wells1

M, #18080, (4 July 1697 - 8 June 1740)
Last Edited=29 Jun 2023

Family Lines

  • Whelpley Line
Father-Biological*Jan Wels2 b. c 1664, d. 1707
Mother-Biological*Cornelia Jans Duytser2 b. 1670, d. 1709
     Richard Wells was born on 4 July 1697 at Kingston, Ulster County, New York.1 He was the son of Jan Wels and Cornelia Jans Duytser.2 Richard Wells was also known as Rutsjer Wels.3,2

Richard Wells, age 30, married Lea Swart, age 20 , daughter of Adam Anthonisze Swart and Metje Willems van Slyck, on 14 April 1728 at Kingston, Ulster County, New York.1,3,2

Richard Wells died on 8 June 1740 at Kingston, Ulster County, New York, at age 42.1

Children of Richard Wells and Lea Swart


  1. Geneanet. Geneanet Community Trees Index. Lehi, Utah: Operations, 2022.
  2. WikiTree. Online
  3. Yates Publishing. U. S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900. Provo, Utah: Operations, 2004.