Capt Thomas Wells, Sr

Capt Thomas Wells, Sr

Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 21 Sep 1741 (aged 65)
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 44377181 · View Source
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Capt. Thomas Welles, s. of Capt. Robert & Elizabeth (Goodrich) Welles, b. of record in May 1676 at Wethersfield, Conn. He d. Sept. 21, 1741 at Wethersfield.

On Sept. 28, 1699 at Wethersfield (by Rev. S. Mix), Thomas m. Hannah Warner, dau. of Dea. & Capt. William Warner and Hannah Robbins, and grdau. of the immigrant Gent. John Robbins, Sr. and Mary Wells. She was b. Sept. 28, 1678 at Wethersfield and died there Sept. 18, 1738. They had four children: Thomas (d.y.), Elizabeth, Capt. Thomas, and Christopher.

On May 3, 1739, Thomas m. 2) Sarah Bidwell, dau. of John Bidwell, Jr. and Sarah Welles, and widow of Capt. Joshua Robbins, Jr. of Wethersfield. She was b. Aug. 19, 1681 at Hartford and d. Dec. 3, 1744 at Wetherfield. There were no children of the marriage.

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Per the 1899 Tillotson Transcription.

Here lies Interr'd the Body of Capt. Thomas Wells, Who Deceased September the 21st 1741, in the 63rd Year of his Age [sic, Æ 66 per his recorded birthdate].



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