Elizabeth WELLS

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elizabeth WELLS was born 07 Dec 1688 (daughter of Thomas WELLS and Mary PERKINS).

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas WELLS was born 11 Jan 1647, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA (son of Thomas WELLES and Abigail WARNER); died 11 Jul 1734, Amesbury, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Occupation: 1st Minister of the First Church, Amesbury, Mass.
    • Birth: 1647, Amesbury, Mass.
    • Education: 1669; Graduated Harvard College
    • Religion: 1672; Was Ordained and was the first minister of Amesbury, Massachusetts
    • Fact: Between 1673 and 1674, Admitted Commoner- man of much influence and usefulness in the new town.
    • Death: 10 Jul 1734

    Notes:

    Excerpt from "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Vol. II: Thomas was of Ipswich in 1667, when he bought land in Wells, but was living in the town of Wells in Dec., 1669, as a deed to his bro Nathl. expressly states. Sv. states that he preached at Kittery and Isle of Shoals in 1670. He was the first settled minister of the first church in Amesbury, having been settled in 1672 or '3; though preqaching had been enjoyed in the "new town" for ten or twenty years before that time. For the next half century he was the leading spirit of the town.

    Inscriptions upon the tombstones:

    Interred here the Body of
    the Rev. Mr. Thomas Wells
    first Pastor, of the first Church
    of Christ in Amesbury. who
    Departed this life. July ye 10th,
    1734. in the 87th year of his
    Age, & the 62d. of his Ministry,
    having served his Generation by
    the will of God, he fell on sleep, and
    (we trust) enjoys a Prophets reward.

    for tho' Israel should not
    be Gathered, yet would
    the faithfull ministers of
    the Gospel, be glorious
    in the Eyes of the Lord.

    Thomas married Mary PERKINS 03 Mar 1671, Newbury, Massachsuetts. Mary was born Abt 1652; died Between 26 Jan 1726 and 1727, Amesbury, Mass.. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary PERKINS was born Abt 1652; died Between 26 Jan 1726 and 1727, Amesbury, Mass..

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Mary Parker

    Notes:

    Excerpt from the "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury":

    Inscriptions upon the tombstone:

    INTERRED HERE THE BODY
    OF MRS MARY WELLS
    DECd JANUARY the 26th
    1727 AGED 75 YEARS
    LATE WIFE OF Mr THOMAS
    WELLS

    Children:
    1. Eliezer WELLS was born 10 Jun 1686.
    2. Mary WELLS was born Abt 1684.
    3. Son WELLS was born Abt 1680.
    4. Titus WELLS was born 14 Mar 1675.
    5. Abigail WELLS was born Abt 1682.
    6. John WELLS was born 02 Feb 1672.
    7. Luke WELLS was born 19 Mar 1674.
    8. John WELLS was born 09 Oct 1692.
    9. 1. Elizabeth WELLS was born 07 Dec 1688.
    10. Son WELLS was born Abt 1677.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas WELLES was born 1605, Colchester, Essex County, England; died 26 Oct 1666, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.

    Notes:

    Excerpt from "Welles Families": In 1635 Thomas Welles with several others, settled the place called Ipswich, Mass., where he became a distinguished man, and lived the residue of his lifetime, and died Oct. 26, 1666 "leaving a good estate."....He was also a member of the "Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company....

    Thomas — Abigail WARNER. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Abigail WARNER

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of William Warner, sister of Daniel and John Warner

    Children:
    1. Martha WELLS was born Abt 1653, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.
    2. Lydia WELLS was born Abt 1651, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.
    3. 2. Thomas WELLS was born 11 Jan 1647, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; died 11 Jul 1734, Amesbury, Massachusetts.
    4. Elizabeth WELLS was born Abt 1645, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.
    5. John WELLS was born Abt 1638, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; died 11 Apr 1667, Wells, York County, Maine.
    6. Sarah WELLS was born Abt 1640, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.
    7. Abigail WELLS was born Abt 1642, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; died 16 Jun 1677, Ipswich, Essex Co., Massachsutts.
    8. Hannah WELLS was born Abt 1649, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.
    9. Nathaniel WELLS was born Abt 1636, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA; died 15 Sep 1681, Essex, Massachusetts.