John Wells1

#6324, b. 1804
Last Edited:26 Feb 2011
FatherWilliam Wells1 b. about 1780
MotherNancy Blount1 b. about 1782

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJohn Wells was born in 1804 at SC.1
Residence, Moved-childrenBy the time the census was taken in Louisiana in 1820, John Wells moved with his family to St. Helena Parish, LA.1
Census1820, male 16-18Based on age, it is possible that John Wells was counted as a free white male 16 to 18 years old, in the household of William Wells on the 1820 Federal Census at St. Helena Parish, LA. Some sources say that John stayed behind in South Carolina, so this may be for another person.2
Census1830, male 20-30Based on age, it is possible that John Wells was counted as a free white male, age 20 to 30, in the household of James Wells on the 1830 Census at St. Helena Parish, LA.3
Census1840John 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: . 1 free white male under 5, 1 free white male 20-30, 1 free white female under 5, 1 free white female 20-30. His parents and brothers are living on nearby farms, and it is possible that some of the unidentified people living on his farm are his brother James' family.4

Citations:

  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S411] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S412] 1830 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S410] 1840 U.S. Census. LA. Livingston Parish. population schedule.