William Americus Wells1

#6321, b. 9 Dec 1850, d. 12 Apr 1860
Last Edited:16 Nov 2010
FatherWilliam Wells1 b. 26 Jun 1814, d. 16 Apr 1900
MotherLavinia Durbin1 b. 4 Sep 1830, d. 20 Jun 1882

Outline of Life Events:

BirthWilliam Americus Wells was born on 9 Dec 1850 at LA.2,1
DeathHe died of the measles on 12 Apr 1860 at LA at age 9 years, 4 months and 3 days.2,1
BurialHe was buried at Wetmore Cemetery, Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. His epitaph reads, "Lovely child how brief thy stay, Short & hasty was thy day, Ending soon thy journey here, Pain and grief no more to bear."2


  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S357] Wetmore Cemetery. Tangipahoa, LA, USA. Headstone.