Saturday, July 28, 2012

Samuel Wells 1656-1731 and Abigail Wheeler abt 1664

Samuel Wells
Born abt 1656 settled at Pequonnock, now Bridgeport, Connecticut (at Stratfield in 1729)
Church:  Deacon in the First Congregational Church of Bridgeport, Connecticut
Military:  Sergeant
Parents John Welles and unknown mother
Note:  alternate father:  Daniel Welles
Married 1) Abigail Wheeler abt 1685
2) Elizabeth Wheeler after 1700
Note:  widow of Daniel Comstock
3) Abigail Jones 25 Oct 1711 Bridgeport, Connecticut
Burial 28 Aug 1731 Connecticut
Note:  age 71, which makes his birth year 1660
Sources
Burial:  Batch B037443-3 Film 3334 v 16 p 7
Online Book: Genealogical and family history of the state of ..., Volume 2, Part 2 By William Richard Cutter, Edward Henry Clement, Samuel Hart, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Frederick Bostwick, Ezra S Stearns page 1080
Online Book: The Bicentennial Celebration of the First Congregational Church by Charles Ray Palmer page 173
Book:  Old Fairfield Families Vol 1 Page 658-659

Abigail Wheeler
Born 1664 Connecticut
Parents:  Sergeant Ephraim Wheeler and unknown mother
Sources
Book:  Old Fairfield Families Vol 1 Page 658-659

CHILDREN (with Abigail)

Samuel Wells
Born 15 Oct 1686 Stratford Township, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married (See notes above for the various problems)  The following three are possible
Sarah (mentioned first in 1712 and as late as 1734)
Children:  Sarah, Abigail, Mary, Prudence, David, Samuel, Jedediah, Hester
Mary Beardsley
Mary Judson
Died  16 April 1751  Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Sources
Birth:  Connecticut Births and Christenings 1649-1906 Batch 7450376
Online Book: Genealogical and family history of the state of Connecticut, Volume 2, Part 2 By William Richard Cutter, Edward Henry Clement, Samuel Hart, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Frederick Bostwick, Ezra S Stearns page 1080
Death: Online Book: The Bicentennial Celebration of the First Congregational Church by Charles Ray Palmer page 173
Birth, Death: Book:  Old Fairfield Families Vol 1 Page 658-659
Ann Wells
Born abt 1688 Bridgeport, Connecticut
Married John Hubbell 6 Nov 1711 Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Children:  Jerusha, Benjamin
Sources
Online Book: Genealogical and family history of the state of ..., Volume 2, Part 2 By William Richard Cutter, Edward Henry Clement, Samuel Hart, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Frederick Bostwick, Ezra S Stearns page 1080
Online Book: The Bicentennial Celebration of the First Congregational Church by Charles Ray Palmer page
167
Marriage: Book:  Old Fairfield Families Vol 1 Page 658
*Abigail Wells
Born abt 1690 Bridgeport, Connecticut
Married Thomas Turney 24 Nov 1709 Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Children: Abigail, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Thomas, Samuel, Sarah, Jemima, Ann
Sources
Online Book: Genealogical and family history of the state of ..., Volume 2, Part 2 By William Richard Cutter, Edward Henry Clement, Samuel Hart, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, Frederick Bostwick, Ezra S Stearns page 1080
Online Book:  The Bicentennial Celebration of the First Congregational Church by Charles Ray Palmer page 173, 191
Marriage: Book:  Old Fairfield Families Vol 1 Page 658
Elizabeth Wells
Christened 21 Jan 1697 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married John Chuckstone or Clugstone 11 Jun 1718 Stratfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Died 31 Aug 1730
Sources
Online Book: The Bicentennial Celebration of the First Congregational Church by Charles Ray Palmer page 173
Christening, marriage, death: Book:  Old Fairfield Families Vol 1 Page 658






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