GEORGE E. WELLS. – The subject of this sketch is a man of great energy and power of adaptability, as is manifested in the occupations that have been engaged in by him during the years in which he has been in this western country, and it is pleasant to remark that during all of these
Person Interviewed: Easter Wells Location: Colbert, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Arkansas Date of Birth: 1854 Age: 83 I was born in Arkansas, in 1854, but we moved to Texas in 1855. I’ve heard ‘em tell about de trip to Texas. De grown folks rode in wagons and carts but de chaps all walked dat was
Rupert Mearse Wells, a prominent member of the Toronto Bar, and well known as Speaker of the Provincial Parliament since January, 1873, is descended on the paternal side from an English family, members of which emigrated to America, and settled in the old town of Scituate, in the State of Rhode Island, towards the end
Interviewer: Samuel S. Taylor Person Interviewed: Jeff Bailey Location: 713 W. Ninth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas Age: 76 or 77 Occupation: Hostler [HW: A Hostler's Story] “I was born in Monticello. I was raised there. Then I came up to Pine Bluff and stayed there thirty-two years. Then I came up here and been here
Joseph A. Wells was one of the earliest settlers in Neosho County. He moved into that section in March, 1866, less than a year after he was discharged with an honorable record as a soldier of the Union. On April 4, 1866, he took up his claim of a quarter section of land three miles
Wells, Thomas Henry; insurance and real estate; born, Lurgan, Ireland, Oct. 13, 1857; son of John and Sara McMurray Wells; educated, district school, Jefferson, 0., and Grand River Institute, Austinburg, O.; married, Cleveland, Dec. 13, 1882, Ella E. Rader; issue, one son, Howard R., born, 1890, and Gladys May, born, 1894; spent 24 years in
LaGrande has had a full share of accidents during the year past. The last is the accident by which one of our oldest and most prominent citizens, Mr. John Wells met his death. For twenty years Mr. Wells has been hauling wood from his mountain ranch into town and had never met with an accident.
Sergt., Inf., Co. E, 30th Div., 119th Regt.; of Pender County; son of W. S. and Mrs. Lizzie B. Wells. Entered service Sept. 25, 1916, at Burgaw, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., transferred to Camp Stewart, Tex., then to Camp Sevier. Sailed for Calais, France, April 26, 1918. Promoted to rank of Corpl. Sept.
Sergt., Amb Co. 318, 80th Div., Regt. 305th, San. Tr.; of Johnston Co.; son of H. D. and Mrs. A. J. Wells. Entered service May 10, 1917, at Princeton, N.C. Sent to Ft. Thomas, then to Ft. Oglethorpe, then to Camp Lee, Va. Sailed for France May, 1918. Fought at Somme, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Returned
La Grande, Oregon Bert L. Wells, 79, formerly of La Grande, died Sept. 28 at his home in Yakima. He was born Nov. 5, 1929, to Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Wells in Grandview, Wash. His primary and secondary education was completed in the Grandview area and he worked various jobs at fruit processing plants throughout