Sidney Wells

Male 1786 - 1859  (72 years)


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  • Name Sidney Wells 
    Born 6 Oct 1786  Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1859  Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Turnpike Cemetery, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3219  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2013 

    Father Edmund Wells, Jr.,   b. 30 Aug 1746, Hebron Township, Tolland, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1826, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Wealthy Ann or Welthia Goodrich,   b. 24 Sep 1750, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1814, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Feb 1770  Hebron Township, Tolland, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sylvia Fairchild,   b. Jun 1790, , , Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1830, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1812 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Merriman,   b. Abt 1790, of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1858, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1831  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. FHL book 929.273 W462c "History and Genealogy of the Wells Family. Some Ancestors and Descendants of Thomas Wells of Saybrook and Hebron, Connecticut, who had come from Dudley, Worcestershire, England in 1712. Supplementing: "The History and Genealogy of the Wells Family" by Philip L. Cobb, 1897"; compiled by John. L. Cobb, 1999, pp. 78-79:
      "Sydney Wells, a son of Edmund and Welthia Ann (Goodrich) W. of Cambridge, NY, born 6 Oct. 1786, Cambridge,, Wash. Co., NY; he m. 1st calculated bef. 1812, to Sylvia FAIRChild, dau. of Jesse and Mary (STEvenS) F. from ___, CT, born abt. May 1789 in CT; she died 7 Oct. 1830 an bur. ae. 40 yrs. 5 mos., in cem. on Turnpike so. of Cambridge Village, NY; he m. 2nd, 18 Dec. 1831, 3rd Congreg. Ch., New Haven, CT, vi. rec.: 102, to Hannah (MERRIMAN sp?) REED, dau. of ___; she died 2 Apr 1858 in 68th yr., Cambridge, NY ("Wash. Co. Post"); and he, 1 Mar 1859 in 73rd year, there ("Sandy Hill Herald"); both bur. in cem. on Turnpike so. of Cambridge Village, NY; he, a farmer, Cambridge principal town officer 1816-20; school commissioner; on board and trustee: 1st Un Presby. Congr. there 1813-28; J.P: 1834. Fam. res. Cambridge. Children, 8 by 1st wife; 1 by 2nd wife...
      References: "Hist. & Gen.: Wells Fam.," by P.L. Cobb 1897: 3b; I.G.I. Wells: NY state, as of Apr. 1988; BARTHOLOMEW: CT, as of Mar. 1992; Barbour Index: CT vi. rec.: Wallingford, for BARTHOLOMEW & Wells; "Cem. Inscrip.:Cambridge," by P.L. and L. B. Cobb 1913; "NY Gen. & Biogr. Rec.": 118: 3 (1987): 141; "Wash Co. (NY) Journal": 8 July 1847; Wash Co., NY pro.: Sidney Wells will of 5 Feb 1858 codicil: 7 Apr 1858, pro. and rec. 2 May 1859; Notes for Hist.: Wash. Co., NY by Dr. A. Fitch 30 Jan. 1850: 839; "Records: 1st Un. Presby. Ch. Cambridge Village, Wash. Co., NY," ed. R.W. Vosburgh 1917; Carol Phelps, ref. dept. Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, ME 04210, June 4 1998; I.G.I: CT Ann Jannette B., b. 18 June 1826, Wallingford, NH Co., CT."

      2. The book "Families of Ancient New Haven," by Donald L. Jacobus (New Haven, 1981), 7 vols, p. 1177, fam. 12, #4: "Hannah Merriman (dau. of Marcus and Sally Betty [Parmelee] Merriman); m. (1) Apr 1814 ColR ("Columbian Register," contemporary newspaper) - Nathan Sherman Read; m. (2) Sidney Wells of Cambridge, N.Y."