Levi Wells1

#6328, b. about 1812
Last Edited:15 Feb 2012
FatherWilliam Wells1 b. about 1780
MotherNancy Blount1 b. about 1782

Children of Levi Wells and Virginia Bourg

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthLevi Wells was born about 1812 at SC.2
Residence, Moved-childrenBy the time the census was taken in Louisiana in 1820, Levi Wells moved with his family to St. Helena Parish, LA.1
Census1820, male 00-10Based on age, it is possible that Levi Wells was counted as a free white male under the age of ten, in the household of William Wells on the 1820 Federal Census at St. Helena Parish, LA.3
Census1830, male 20-30Based on age, it is possible that Levi Wells was counted as a free white male, age 20 to 30, in the household of William Wells on the 1830 Census at St. Helena Parish, LA. (Age bracket isn't correct, but this is the most likely place he would have been.)4
MarriageLevi Wells married Virginia Bourg at LA.1
Census1840Levi 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: ; Adaline Wells, Jane Wells and Josephine Wells, free white female under five years of age; Virginia Bourg, free white female 20 to 30 years old. Also living in the household was a male slave between the ages of 10 and 24.5
Census1850Levi Wells (given age 38) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Livingston Parish, LA. Other household members included Adaline Wells (given age 13), Jane Wells (given age 11), Josephine Wells (given age 10), Levi Wells (given age 8) and Lucy Wells (given age 4). Nancy McCarroll, age 2, was living with them. Levi's occupation was Lumberman, and he owned real estate valued at $2440.2

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.
  5. [S410] 1840 U.S. Census. LA. Livingston Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793