James Wells1

#6325, b. about 1806
Last Edited:1 May 2017
FatherWilliam Wells1 b. about 1780
MotherNancy Blount1 b. about 1782

Children of James Wells and Mozelle (--?--)

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJames Wells was born about 1806 at SC.2,1
Residence, Moved-childrenBy the time the census was taken in Louisiana in 1820, James Wells moved with his family to St. Helena Parish, LA.1
Census1820, male 10-16Based on age, it is possible that James Wells was counted as a free white male 10 to 16 years old, in the household of William Wells on the 1820 Federal Census at St. Helena Parish, LA.3
Census1830James 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: ; John Wells, free white male 20 to 30 years old. There was one unaccounted-for free white female age 10-15 also living in this household.4
MarriageJames Wells married Mozelle (--?--) (probable.)2
Census1850James Wells (given age 44) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Livingston Parish, LA, with Mozelle Wells (given age 34), probably his wife. Other household members included James Wells (given age 11), Levi B. Wells (given age 9), Elizabeth Wells (given age 7), Sylvester Wells (given age 5) and Nancy Wells (given age 2). He was a farmer whose real estate was valued at $255.2

Citations:

  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S407] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Livingston Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S411] 1820 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S412] 1830 U.S. Census. LA. St. Helena Parish. population schedule.