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David Akin Wells
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Birth: May 17, 1828
Johnstown
Fulton County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1903
Johnstown
Fulton County
New York, USA

PARENTS: Eleazer Merrill Wells & Amy Akin

GRANDPARENTS: John Wells II / Lois Foote / Edward Akin / Elizabeth Russell

GREAT GRANDPARENTS: John Wells / Hannah Baker / James Akin / Patience Howard

WIFE: Alida G. Johnson

Educated at the Johnstown Academy. Worked on his father's farm until 1845 when he became a merchant. In 1848 he became a partner in the store of Burton & Gross. Later he was in a very successful business making gloves until the factory burned down around 1871. He then became Vice-President of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad. He was elected to County Treasurer in 1860, and in 1880-81 was elected to the state legislature. He was also the president of the then village of Johnstown. He attended the Presbyterian church.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleazer Merill Wells (1782 - 1860)
  Amy Akin Wells (1788 - 1858)
 
 Siblings:
  Almira Wells Yauney (1813 - 1847)*
  Eleazer Merrill Wells (1815 - 1837)*
  Louisa Wells Fraser (1820 - 1874)*
  Rhoda Wells Gross (1823 - 1898)*
  David Akin Wells (1828 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Johnstown Cemetery
Johnstown
Fulton County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Terry Akin
Record added: Nov 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22837397
David Akin Wells
Added by: Terry Akin
 
 
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- Donna
 Added: Oct. 2, 2010

- Terry Akin
 Added: Apr. 11, 2009

- Me2u
 Added: Dec. 17, 2008
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