Rakes and Wells Family History

Rebecca McQuithey

Female Abt 1823 - 1899  (~ 58 years)


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  • Name Rebecca McQuithey 
    Nickname Bekcy 
    Born Abt 1823  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Near Slate Furnace 
    Gender Female 
    Census 31 Jul 1850  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Role: Wife
    Census 4 Jul 1860  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Role: Wife
    Census 25 Aug 1870  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Role: Wife
    Census 12 Jun 1880  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Role: Sister in Law
    Died Between 1881 and 1899  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Obituary 31 Jan 1907  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Role: Obituary listing
    Name Rebecca McWorthy 
    Name Rebecca Wells 
    Reference Number M23 
    FamilySearch ID L7KM-WRG 
    _UID 34BCEFEE353348839BA3C6E4CCEDCD34A2AE 
    Person ID I23  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2018 

    Father Samuel McQuithey,   b. Abt 1800, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased 
    Mother Maria Anderson,   b. Abt 1804, Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 1820  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Wells,   b. CALC 1801, Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Aug 1870, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Marriage Bond 8 Jun 1842  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Married 10 Jun 1842  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Children 
     1. Mary Wells,   b. 19 Mar 1843, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1906, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Thomas Wells,   b. 19 Aug 1844, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1915, Preston, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Robert Wells,   b. CALC 1846, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1854, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 8 years)
     4. Benjamin F. Wells,   b. 6 Oct 1849, Olympia, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1922, Cabell County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Susan Wells,   b. CALC 1852, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
     6. Joseph Wells,   b. 25 Dec 1852, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     7. John Wells,   b. CALC 1858, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     8. Elizabeth Wells,   b. CALC 1860, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1303] AA: Conclusion - Birth, (Date posted to database 4 Dec 2018).
      The birth of Rebecca McQuithy is based on the following documents:

      1850 Census 1823
      1860 Census 1820
      1870 Census 1822
      1880 Census 1824

      My best guess about 1823

    2. [S535] KY: Bath County, 1850 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Division 2, Page Number 33, Lines 28-39, Household Number 229, Household of James Wells, (posted to db on 28 February 2012).
      James Wells, age 49, M, W, farmer, POB Kentucky
      Rebecca Wells, age 27, F; W, POB Kentucky
      Joseph Wells, age 21, M, W, labor, POB Kentucky
      William Wells, age 19, M; W, labor, POB Kentucky
      James Wells, age 16, M, W, labor, POB Kentucky
      Alexander Wells, age 14, M, W, POB Kentucky
      Elizabeth Wells, age 10, F, W, POB Kentucky
      Mary Wells, age 7, F, W, POB Kentucky
      Thomas Wells, age 5, M, W, POB Kentucky
      Robert Wells, age 4, M, W, POB Kentucky
      Benjamin Wells, age 2, M, W, POB Kentucky
      Joseph Jones, age 23, M, labor, POB Kentucky

      Joseph Wells age may be 24.
      Living next door is Samuel McWorthy

    3. [S534] KY: Bath County, 1860 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule, Owingsville, Enumeration District Not Stated, Page Number 93, Lines 1-7, Household Number 678, Household of James Wells, (posted to db on 21 February 2012).
      James Wells, age 59, M, farmer, personal property 390, POB Kentucky
      Rebecca Wells, age 40, F, POB Kentucky
      Mary Wells, age 17, F, POB Kentucky
      Thomas Wells, age 15, M, POB Kentucky
      Benjamin Wells, age 12, M, POB Kentucky
      Susan Wells, age 8, F, POB Kentucky
      James Wells, age 26, M; farm hand, 1600; 65-1, POB Kentucky

    4. [S533] KY: Bath County, 1870 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Muclick Precent, Enumeration District 44, Page 44-45, Lines 38-3, Household Number 326, Household of James Wells, (posted to db on 26 January 2013).
      James Wells, Age 69, Sex M, Race W, Occupation farmer, POB Kentucky
      Rebecca Wells, Age 48, Sex F, Race W, Occupation keeping house, POB Kentucky
      Thomas Wells, Age 26, Sex M, Race W, Occupation farm hand, POB Kentucky
      Susan Wells, Age 18, Sex F, Race W, Occupation at school, POB Kentucky
      John Wells, Age 12, Sex M, Race W, Occupation at school, POB Kentucky
      Elizabeth Wells, Age 10, Sex F, Race W, Occupation at school, POB Kentucky

      Living next door (324) is Benjamin Wells age 21
      Living 5 (328) houses from A (Alexander) Wells age 54

      [Note: Some census transcriptions miss the last 3 children because they are on the next page.]

    5. [S517] KY: Bath County, 1880 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Polksville Precicent, Enumeration District 004, Sheet 315A, Page Number 17, Lines 39-42, Household Number 154, Household of Alexander Wells, (posted to db on 31 October 2012).
      Alexander Wells, age 64, M, W, M, Farmer, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Gracy Wells, Wife, age 59, F, W, M, Keeping House, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Becky Wells, Boarder, age 56, F, W, WD, Not Occupied, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky
      Susan Wells, Daughter, age 26, F, W, S, Not Occupied, POB Kentucky, FPOB Kentucky, MPOB Kentucky

      Becky is the wife of James Wells (deceased brother of Alexander). Susan is the daughter of James Wells and Rebecca (Becky).

      Alexander had a daughter named Susan also but she died in 1856.

    6. [S996] AA: Conclusion - Death, (Date posted to database 4 Dec 2018).
      Rebecca is not found on the 1900 census.

    7. [S516] Book: Bath County, Local Vital Records from Newspapers of Bath County, KY. 1884-1910, (Nagle) (BK), Page Number 150, Mrs. Margaret Williamson, (posted to db on 15 October 2012).
      Owingsville Outlook dated 31 Jan 1907:
      Mrs. Margaret Williamson [portion missing] was a daughter of Samuel McQuithey, was born in Montgomery County near Lulbegrud Creek on Jan 21, 1829 and was reared on Salt Lick Creek, this county. Married when young to Lindsay Williamson and lived near Slate Furnace. He died in 1854 and in Nov 1859 she moved to this town. Three children, one dying young, the others being Maria and David Williamson. Samuel McQuithey and wife had the following children; Rebecca, wife of James Wells; Juline, wife of Richard Wells; Mrs. Margaret Williamson, Caroline, Christopher; Melvina, wife of Reuben Copher; Sophia; Samuel, who died young, Elias and Francis. All are dead except Mrs. Copher and Elias, both of Salt Lick Creek, and Francis of Wyoming. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

    8. [S1179] KY: Kentucky County Marriage Bonds, (Date posted to database 22 Jun 2018); (Digital Copy: Wells, James and McWorthy, Rebecca.jpg).
      Name: James Wells, Gender: Male, Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1842, Marriage Place: Bath, Kentucky, USA, Spouse: Rebecca Mcworthy, Film Number: 000273004

      Known all men by these presents that we James Wells and Mason R Fole are held and firmily bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the just and a full sum of £50 current money of Kentucky which payment will and surely to be made we bind ourselves our heirs and jointly and severally firmily by these presents sealed and dated this 8th day of June 1842. The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas there is a marriage shortly intended to be had and solemnized between the above bound James Wells and Rebecca McWorthy now if there shall be no lawful cause to obstruct said intended marriage then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force and witnessed by James Wells his mark and M Rtfolo mark and seal.

    9. [S654] KY: Bath County, Early Marriages Bonds and Returns 1811-1850 (VR), Issued by Bath County, Year Issued 1824, Certificate Number (Page 154), Person(s) of Interest James Wells and Rebecca McWorthy, (posted to db on 23 February 2013).
      Wells, James/Jones & Rebecca McWorthy, bond 8 June 1842, bondsman Mason R. Tate, James Walls & Rebecca McWorthy 10 June 1842 (WRg)

    10. [S507] KY: Bath County, Marriage Index 1826/1852, V2, Page Number 69, Person of Interest James Wells and Rebecca McWorthy, (posted to db on 31 October 2012).
      Wells, James married McWorthy, Rebecca on 10 Jun 1842 by William Rogers

    11. [S506] KY: Bath County, Marriages Returns 1811/1953 (VR), Issued by Bath County, Year Issued 1842, Person(s) of Interest James Wells and Rebecca McQuithey, (posted to db on 13 March 2013).
      page 84, Page 69

      Bondsman Mason F. Tate. This is to certify that I did call together and did solemnize the rite of matrimony between James Wells and Rebecca McWorthy June 10th 1842. By William Rogers.

    12. [S1169] KY: Kentucky County Marriage Records, Record Type: Marriage Record, Issued by: State of Kentucky, Bath County, Year issued: 1842, Certificate number: film # 273004, Person(s) of interest: James Wells And Rebecca Mcworthy, (Date posted to database 24 August 2017).
      Name: James Wells Gender: Male Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1842 Marriage Place: Bath, Kentucky, USA Spouse: Rebecca Mcworthy Film Number: 000273004



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