Henry Levi Wells1

#6379, b. about 1870, d. 16 Dec 1949
Last Edited:17 Sep 2010
FatherLevi Banjamin Wells2 b. 2 May 1842, d. 2 Dec 1920
MotherMary Louisiana Lavigne2 b. 29 Dec 1849, d. 28 Dec 1916

Children of Henry Levi Wells and Nancy L. Bankston

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthHenry Levi Wells was born about 1870 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,3,2
Census1880, sonHenry L. Wells (given age 9) was enumerated as a son of Levi B. Wells (given age 38) on the 1880 Census, living in Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2
MarriageHenry Levi Wells married first Nancy L. Bankston on 12 Dec 1895 at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. They were married by Justice of the Peace E. R. Wells, Henry's cousin. Witnesses were W. W. Bankston and Maud S. Bankston.3,4
Census1900Henry L. Wells (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. With him was his wife Nancy L., son(s) Henry, daughter(s) Corene . Henry was a Barber, and owned his home free and clear.5
DivorceHenry Levi Wells and Nancy L. Bankston were divorced at LA.3
MarriageHenry Levi Wells married second Almira Cooper, daughter of Cyrus Robertson and Emma Cooper, on 23 Sep 1913 at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. They were married by A. W. Cooper, Justice of the Peace.3
DeathHenry Levi Wells died on 16 Dec 1949 in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1

Citations:

  1. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  2. [S369] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S382] Jim Perrin, Personal research files.
  4. [S362] Hunting for Bears. Marriage Record Index, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.
  5. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.