Nancy T. Penn

#5922, b. about 1850
Last Edited:14 Sep 2010

Child of Nancy T. Penn and Lafayette Webster Wells

Outline of Life Events:

BirthNancy T. Penn was born about 1850 at LA.1
MarriageShe married Lafayette Webster Wells, son of William Wells and Lavinia Durbin, on 28 Nov 1875 at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. They were married by Rev. B. W. Lanier.2,3
Census1880Nancy Wells (given age 30) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, with son(s) Lafayette Wells (given age 3). She was widowed at the time of the census. They were living in the home of her aunt, Margaret Flax, age 61, also widowed. A boarder was also living in the house, W. H. Pearce, age 82, who was a store clerk from Pennsylvania.1


  1. [S369] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S382] Jim Perrin, Personal research files.
  3. [S362] Hunting for Bears. Marriage Record Index, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.