Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

George Wells

Male 1729 - 1785  (56 years)


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  • Name George Wells 
    Born 11 Jan 1728/29  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Apr 1785  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I052833  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Nathaniel Wells,   b. Abt 1695, Queen Anne's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 22 Jan and 26 May 1770, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Duckett,   b. 27 Oct 1699, Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Dec 1716  Queen Anne Parish, Prince George's County, Marylan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth {unproven} Addison,   b. Abt 1741, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Abt 1757  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Wells,   b. Bef 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Addison Wells,   b. Aft 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Martha Wells,   b. Aft 1769, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Wells,   b. Bef 1765, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1785, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F27019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1784-1789;
      Folio 210 GEORGE WELLS 02/24/1785 04/12/1785
      "being in perfect health of Body . .."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Martha Wells --daughter
      -to have 1 little Negro "Jane"
      -to have her saddle and no more of the estate
      2. William Wells --son
      -to have a colt and saddle
      3. Addison Wells --son
      -to have a colt and saddle
      4. Elizabeth Wells --wife
      -to have the use and benefit of the estate w/the exception or the above legacies fur her natural Life and at her decease to be divided among testator's children
      -she and testator's son Walter named executors of the will
      Witnesses; Joshua Brashears, Joshua Clarke, William Wells
      Then came: the three above named subscribers to the will
      Note: the testator signed the will with his mark
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1790-1796;
      Folio 286 KEZIAH WELLS 09/07/1786 12/08/1789
      "being very sick and weak in or in perfect health ."
      Bequeaths to:
      1. Heirs of Elizabeth Gathers --sister
      -to have 5 shillings current money and no more of the estate.
      2. Sarah Gathers --sister
      -to have 5 shillings and no more of the estate
      3. Eleanor Wells
      Susan Wells {daughters of "brother" George Wells}
      -to have 60 shillings and testatrix's cloth to be divided between them and no more
      4. Susanna Jacob -sister
      -to have 5 shillings current money and no more of the estate
      5. John Wells --brother
      -to have 10 pounds current money
      6. Jacob Wells --brother
      -to have 10 pounds current money and no more of the estate
      7. John W. Brashears
      -to have testatrix's mulatto woman "Lucy"
      Witnesses: Benjamin White, Robert Sollars (mark)
      Then came Benjamin White
      Note: the testatrix signed the will in her own hand
      ===
      Nathan Wells, Jr. 61.253 BA 77.11.6 Jun 5 1756 Aug 17 1756
      Appraisers: Thomas Harwood, Samuel White.
      Creditors: Benjamin Hall.
      Next of kin: George Wells, John Duckett Wells.
      Executor: Nathan Wells.

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