Rakes and Wells Family History

Joseph P Wells

Male Cal 1797 - Aft 1850  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Joseph P Wells 
    Born CALC 1797  Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Aug 1810  Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Role: Family Member
    Tax Records Between 1819 and 1834  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1820  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Court Mar 1824  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Road Work 
    Court Jun 1824  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Road Work 
    Court Jul 1824  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Probate 
    Court Sep 1824  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Road Work 
    Tax Records 1825  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Marriage Bond 21 Dec 1825  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Role: Brother
    Tax Records 1826  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 1830  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Census 1840  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Census 27 Jul 1850  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Died Aft 27 Jul 1850  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Obituary 25 Jun 1896  Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Role: Obituary listing
    Reference Number W445 
    FamilySearch ID K8F2-MCK 
    _UID 425DA8BE8FD24C08B4377B7891D1812BA6A2 
    Person ID I445  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2017 

    Father Benjamin Wells,   b. CALC 1774, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CALC 1825, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Susannah Waddle,   b. CALC 1778, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1830, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1795  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Bond 30 Apr 1795  Bourbon County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cynthia Craig,   b. 1802, Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1861 and 1870, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1819  Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susan Wells,   b. 12 Oct 1821, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1908, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Robert Newton Wells,   b. 30 Sep 1823, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1899, Big Creek, Cass County, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Alfred Wells,   b. 1825, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1894, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Edward Wells,   b. 16 Jul 1827, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1889, Bath County, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S769] AA: Calculation, (posted to db on 10 August 2013).
      The source for this event is based on a calculation and will be used until a better source can be obtained:
      This calculation comes from the 1850 census

    2. [S548] KY: Montgomery County, 1810 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Page Number 374, Household Number 43, Household of Benjn Wells, (posted to db on 31 October 2012).
      Household of Benjn. Wells:
      (Males:) Under 10 = 5, 10 to U16 = 1, 16 to U26 = 0, 26 to U45 = 1, 45+ = 0
      (Females:) Under 10 = 0, 10 to U16 = 0, O16-U26 = 1, 26 to U45 = 1, 45+ = 0

      Maybe like this Thomas/Benjamin/Richard/Edmund/James/Joseph/Benjamin - Elizabeth/ Susannah..

      Others of interest on the same page:
      Hasten Wells, John Wells, Wm Hart and John Hart

    3. [S710] KY: Kentucky Tax List, Issued by Bath County, Tax List, Rose Run, Date Recorded 1819-1834, Person(s) of Interest Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 29 March 2013).
      1819-1834 Shown in the tax list with 1 person above 21 and some horses. In 1825 thru 1834 has 50 acres at Rose Run.

    4. [S550] KY: Bath County, 1820 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Jurisdiction: Owingsville, Sheet/Page Number: 13, Household of: Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 21 July 2013).
      Household of: Joseph Wells:
      Males: Under 10: 0, 10 to U16: 0, Between 16/18: 0, 16 to U26: 1, 26 to U45: 0, 45+: 0
      Females: Under 10: 1, 10 to U16: 0, 16 to U26: 1, 26 to U45: 0, 45+: 0

    5. [S707] KY: Bath County, Court Order Book (GN), Issued by Bath County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Date Recorded March 1824, Person(s) of Interest Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 26 March 2013).
      Made motion to court to build a road

    6. [S707] KY: Bath County, Court Order Book (GN), Issued by Bath County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Date Recorded June 1824, Person(s) of Interest Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 26 March 2013).
      Appointed surveyor of road

    7. [S707] KY: Bath County, Court Order Book (GN), Issued by Bath County, Kentucky, Court Order Books, Date Recorded July 1824, Person(s) of Interest Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 26 March 2013).
      Joseph and Thomas produced the last will and testament of John Robers deceased

    8. [S707] KY: Bath County, Court Order Book (GN), Issued by Bath County, Kentucky, Court Order Book, Date Recorded September 1824, Person(s) of Interest Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 26 March 2013).
      Allotment of hands to work on road Joseph Wells is allocated hands to work on road. Mentions mouth of Rose Run as part of location

    9. [S710] KY: Kentucky Tax List, Issued by Bath Countuy, Tax List, Date Recorded 1825-1834, Person(s) of Interest Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 29 March 2013).
      1825-1834 Was listed on 1825 to 1834 tax list.
      This may be the same 50 acres owned by Benjamin and Susannah

    10. [S726] KY: Bath County, Early Marriages Bonds, Issued by Bath County, Year Issued 1825, Person(s) of Interest Richard Wells and Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 4 May 2013); (Digital Image: Wells, Richard and Sarah Smith 1825 Marriage Bond.pdf).
      Known all men by these presents that we Richard Wells and Joseph Wells are held an firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the just and full sum of £50 current money of Kentucky by which payment will and truly to be made to said Commonwealth we bind ourselves our heirs ?? jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed and dated on this 21st day of December 1825. 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 Richard Wells and Sally Smith. Now should there be any lawful cause to obstruct this intended marriage then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force and ??

      Signed Richard X his mark Wells
      Joseph Wells
      Attest John Ralls DC

      We here by authorize the clerk of the County Court to issue license for Richard Wells and daughter Sally Smith given under our hand this the 20 day of Dec 1825.

      William Smith
      Sarah Smith
      Attest Joseph Wells

    11. [S537] AA: To Do (RD), (posted to db on 16 February 2013).
      Rose Run 100 Acres

    12. [S536] KY: Barren County, 1830 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule, Jurisdiction: Not Stated, Sheet/Page Number: 45, Household of: Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 21 July 2013).
      Household of: Joseph Wells:
      Males: Under 5: 1, 5 to U10: 2, 10 to U15: 0, 15 to U20: 0, 20 to U30: 0, 30 to U40: 1, 40 to U50: 0, 50 to U60: 0, 60 to U70: 0, 70 to U80: 0, 80 to 90: 0, 90 to U100: 0, 100+: 0
      Females: Under 5: 0, 5 to U10: 1, 10 to U15: 0, 15 to U20: 0, 20 to U30: 1, 30 to U40: 0, 40 to U50: 0, 50 to U60: 0, 60 to U70: 0, 70 to U80: 0, 80 to U90: 0, 90 to U100: 0, 100+: 0
      James, Thomas and Joseph all living close together in the 1830 census of Bath County, KY.

    13. [S547] KY: Bath County, 1840 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Page Number 223, Household of Joseph Wells, Line recorded on 5, (posted to db on 15 February 2013).
      Household of: Joseph Wells:
      Males: Under 5: 0, 5 to U10: 0, 10 to U15: 1, 15 to U20: 2, 20 to U30: 0, 30 to U40: `, 40 to U50: 0, 50 to U60: 0, 60 to U70: 0, 70 to U80: 0, 80 to 90: 0, 90 to U100: 0, 100+: 0
      Females: Under 5: 0, 5 to U10: 0, 10 to U15: 1, 15 to U20: 0, 20 to U30: 0, 30 to U40: 1, 40 to U50: 0, 50 to U60: 0, 60 to U70: 0, 70 to U80: 0, 80 to U90: 0, 90 to U100: 0, 100+: 0
      Living next door to a Benjamin Wells.

    14. [S535] KY: Bath County, 1850 U.S. Federal Census Population Schedule (CN), Division 2, Image 27, Household of Joseph Wells, (posted to db on 15 February 2013).
      Joseph Wells, Age 53, Sex M, Race W, Occupation farmer, Value of Real Estate Owned 5000, POB Kentucky
      Cynthia Wells, Age 48, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      Robert Wells, Age 27, Sex M, Race W, Occupation laborer, POB Kentucky
      Alfred Wells, Age 25, Sex M, Race W, Occupation laborer, POB Kentucky
      Edward Wells, Age 20, Sex M, Race W, Occupation laborer, POB Kentucky
      Partena Wells, Age 25, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      Anna E Wells, Age 2, Sex F, Race W, POB Kentucky
      James Wells, Age 1, Sex M, Race W, POB Kentucky

      Partena is the wife of Robert; Anna and James are the their children.

    15. [S769] AA: Calculation, (posted to db on 10 August 2013).
      The source for this event is based on a calculation and will be used until a better source can be obtained:
      This calculation is based on the fact that Joseph is not found on any census after the 1850.

    16. [S516] Book: Bath County, Local Vital Records from Newspapers of Bath County, KY. 1884-1910, (Nagle) (BK), Page 16, Person of Interest Alexander Wells, (posted to db on 10 October 2012).
      Alexander Wells was born in Bath Co. on Sept. 22 ,1814, and died last Friday Jun 19,1896 of old age at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Felix Clark, near Olympia and was buried at the George Jackson grave yard Saturday. He was the seventh and youngest son of his fathers family which included : Edward, James,Thomas, Whis, Benjamin, Joseph, and Mrs. Samuel Hart. "Uncle Pete "as he was called was married Nov. 8, 1836 to a sister of Sam Goodan near Owingsville. She died several year ago. Four children survived: Mrs. Felix Clark, Mrs John Clark of Owingsville, Mrs George Clark of Flat Creek, and John Wells of Texas.

      [This is also found as a OCR transcript on MyHeritage]

    17. [S624] KY: Kentucky County Marriages, 1797-1954, Issued by: Bourbon County, Year Issued: 1795, Person(s) of Interest: Benjamin Wells and Susannah Waddle, (posted to db on 8 August 2013); (Digital Image: V097_023); (Paper Copy: C030).
      Name: Benjamin Wells, Event Date: 30 Apr 1795, Event Place: Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, Spouse's Name: Susannah Waddle, GS Film number: 000183075. Digital Folder Number: 004542749, Image Number: 00791.

      Known all men by these presents that we Benjamin Wells and James Waddle are held and firmly bound unto the Governor of Kentucky and his successors in the form of £50 current money, to the payment of which well truly to be made we bind ourselves our Heirs Executors & Administrators jointly and severally by these presents. Sealed & Dated this 30th Apr 1795.

      The condition of this obligation is that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Benjamin Wells & Susannah Waddle. Now if there is no lawful cause to obstruct the said marriage, then this obligation shall be void or else in full force. Signed Benjamin Wells and James Waddle

      Although this is only a marriage bond it is what we have for a marriage source until a license or return is found.

      Found at http://bourboncoky.info/PeaseLP2.html
      MARRIAGE BOND: WELLS, Benjamin and Susannah WADDLE.
      Bond Date: 30 April 1795. Bondsman: James WADDLE who signs WADDELL.
      Marriage Date: not 'found in BG mg registers. [This indicates that no marriage register for this marriage]



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