James Wells b: Cir 1640 of Baltimore County, Maryland

James Wells b: Cir 1640 of Baltimore County, Maryland
Progenitor of "The Little Wells Family"

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Research Notes on James Wells


  1. Inventory of James Wells deceased 22 Feb 1681/2 - Maryland Hall of Records. Libra 7 C folio 44-45.

  2. Transfer by Richard Mascall to John Wells 100 acres in Ann Arundel Co.,believed to have been "Mascall's Haven" 01 Jul 1671 - Patent, Maryland State Land Office - Liter 16, folio 21.6-217.

  3. John Wells transferred 100 acres of "Mascall's Haven" to Jonathan Neale on 01 Nov 1697 - Maryland Hall of Records - Vol. T.R. No. R.A. - folio 303

  4. 1699 Elenor/Elinor Wells estate account for John Wells deceased

  5. 1699 Orphans of John Wells were under guardianship of Joseph Wells ["formerly called brother"]. Held 60 acres of "Thorrell's Neck" with James Todd and 50 acres of "Timber Neck" with John Harryman.

  6. 1700 Joseph Wells was administrator of sister-in-law's estate.

  7. 14 Aug 1698 & 01 Oct 1698 Land Patent called "Wells Angles" located in Baltimore County surveyed and recorded called for Joseph Wells of Baltomore County with assignment from John Wells to his "brother" Joseph. Maryland Hall of Records - Liber D. D. No. 5, part 1, folio 118.

  8. 22 Apr 1702 Transfer of part of "Wells Angles" by Joseph Wells and his wife Katherin to Richard Longhand - Maryland Hall of Records - Vol. H.W. No. 2, folio 142.

  9. James Wells first shows up as a taxable in 1692 in the household of John Thomas.

  10. Children of James Wells and Ann_______are recorded in the parish register of St. Paul's Parish. Maryland Historical Society Manuscripts Division - Record group #1727, Box #1 which contains Register "I" 1710-1789 including births 1710-1789, marriages 1716-1787, burials 1722-1789

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