Ensign Hugh WELLS, Jr.

Male Abt 1625 - 1678  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Hugh WELLS  [1, 2
    Title Ensign 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born Abt 1625  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 22 Dec 1677 and 1678  Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "Welles Families': Ensign Hugh Welles, of Wethersfield, was appointed by the generla Court in 1658 as adviser with others for pressing men for an expedition."
      Hugh Welles was by trade a carpenter, and in his will gave his tools to his son John. The will is dated Nov. 20, 1678.
      "The Gen. Court at Hartford, May 21, 1653, having rec'd orders from the Commissioners to appoint a military company, directed the same to be organized forthwith. Hugh Welles was appointed Drummer for the Company."
      "The Townsmen have hired Hugh Welles to beate the drum for one whole year from the 25th of April, from that time twelve months, every night adn morning, for the setting and the calling of the watch in the morning, and for to beate it every Lord's Day, and the Lecture dates, and for all other occasions of the townsmen shall stand in need for, and the townsmen have provided to pay him twelve pounds."
    Person ID I60218  Main Tree
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2016 

    Father Thomas WELLS,   b. Abt 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1636/7, Evesham, Worcester Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Frances ALBRIGHT,   b. Abt 1600, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1678, Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 13 Oct 1625  All Saints, Alcester, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F04817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary RUSCOE,   b. Abt 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Aug 1647  Wethersfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Rebecca WELLS,   b. 10 Jan 1651/2, Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710, Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years)  [Birth]
     2. John WELLS,   b. 24 May 1648, Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Mary WELLS,   b. 14 Oct 1650, Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1674, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)  [Birth]
     4. Sarah WELLS,   b. Between 1654 and 1655, Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     5. Mary WELLS,   b. Abt 15 Aug 1649, Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1651, Wethersfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F10466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S03044] RootsWeb: World Connect - Ancestry of Bob and Mary Beth Wheeler.

    2. [S02434] History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy, Albert Wells, (Name: Name: 1876;;).

    3. [S03431] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Wethersfield.

    4. [S03004] RootsWeb: Thomas Wells/Frances Albright Family.