William Wells1

#6317, b. about 1780
Last Edited:1 May 2017

Children of William Wells and Nancy Blount

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthWilliam Wells was born about 1780 at SC.1
MarriageHe married Nancy Blount about 1803 at SC.1,2
ResidenceBy the time the census was taken in Louisiana in 1820, William Wells and his wife, Nancy, moved to St. Helena Parish, LA, with children John, James, Mary, Elizabeth, Levi, William and Jacob.1
Census1820William Wells was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1820 Federal Census at St. Helena Parish, LA. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following also lived in the household: Jacob Wells, William Wells and Levi Wells, free white male under the age of ten; James Wells, free white male 10 to 16 years old; Elizabeth Wells, free white female under the age of ten; Mary Wells, free white female 10 to 16 years old; Nancy Blount, free white female 26 to 45 years old.3
Census1830William Wells was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1830 census at St. Helena Parish, LA. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: ; Jacob Wells, free white male 10 to 15 years old; William Wells, free white male 15 to 20 years old; Levi Wells, free white male 20 to 30 years old; Jane Wells and Josephine Wells, free white female five to ten years old; Nancy Wells, free white female 10 to 15 years old; Elizabeth Wells, free white female 15 to 20 years old; Nancy Blount, free white female 50 to 60 years old. There was one unaccounted-for free white female age 10-15 also living in the Wells household.4
Census1840Wm Wells was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1840 census at Livingston Parish, LA. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: ; Jane Wells, free white female 15 to 20 years old; Nancy Blount, free white female 50 to 60 years old. Several Wells families lived nearby, including William's sons William Jr., Levi, and John.5

Citations:

  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S361] Genealogy.com Genforum LA message. Website. Online http://genforum.genealogy.com/la/messages
  3. [S411] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S412] 1830 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S410] 1840 U.S. Census. LA. Livingston Parish. population schedule.