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 James Wells

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James Wells

  • Birth 7 Feb 1827
  • Death 9 Nov 1887 Amboy Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 3 East - Central Section - Row 2
  • Memorial ID 83298292

He is buried in the family plot of James and Persis (Earle) WELLS. James was married and had children in Berlin Heights, Erie Co., Ohio before he relocated to Hillsdale Co., Michigan.

On the Saturday before 9 Nov 1887 he was in an altercation with his neighbor, John White. He struck White with a club and killed him. Distraught in jail, he hung himself by the bed sheets. He supposedly told the jailor that if anything happened to him that his assets should be given to the White family. His worth was estimated to be $10,000. Probate and death certificate have been requested.


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  • Created by: LadyBonita
  • Added: 11 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83298292
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Wells (7 Feb 1827–9 Nov 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83298292, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by LadyBonita (contributor 47543063) .