Historical Rosters Database
Charles Walker WellsRoster ID 1881
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1874|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Charles Walker Wells, Class of 1874: Born- Aug. 23, 1853 in Waslesley, R.I. Father- Solomon Perry Wells of Charlestown R.I.; Mother- Elizabeth Sherman Greene of Kingstown, R.I. Pat. Grandfather- Edward Sheffield Wells of Hopkinton, R.I.; Pat. Grandmother- Deborah H. Lewis of R.I. Mat. Grandfather- James Greene of R.I.; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy N. Sherman of R.I. Married- Frances Helene DeBar in 1875. Children- 1- Maude Wells McLanghein, who married F.E. McLanghein of Waterbury Conn.; 2- Francis Herbert Wells of East Orange, NJ; 3- Charles Walker Wells, Jr. of Beaver Falls, Pa.; 4- Joseph DeBar Wells of Greenwick, Conn.; 5- Marie Wells Murphy, who married Fred J. Murphy of Evanston, IL.; 6- Augustin Wells of Waterbury, Conn.; 7- Edward Wells of Buffalo, NY. Entered VMI- Oct. 21, 1870; Resigned March 15, 1873. Careers- Supt. of S.P. Wells Oil Co. in Parkersburg, W. Va.; Connected with the National Carbon Co.; worked on the construction of Interurban Railways in Northern Ohio. Died- Jan. 4, 1900 in Milan, Ohio.|