Great-Grandfather x 3

Born
August 01, 1832 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England


Died
September 12, 1904 at Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Lived approximately 73 years.

Parents: Mary Ann Johnson & James Wells
Spouse: Elizabeth Bussinger
Child: Harriet Elizabeth Wells
Events
Travel
Military
December 01, 1861
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Mustered into 99th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company I

Military
July 07, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
See Gettysburg Memorial Plaque image on this page.

Military
1864
Brandy, Virginia, USA
Reenlisted in 99th PA

Military
October 27, 1864
Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Battle of the Boydton Plank Road; Injured and lost his leg. Later reported in the Army hospital in Chester Pennsylvania.

Military
September 09, 1865
Mustered out of 99th PA

Records
1841
1841 England Census
Radford, Nottinghamshire, England
Class: HO107; Piece: 860; Book: 9; Civil Parish: Radford; County: Nottinghamshire; Enumeration District: 7; Folio: 7; Page: 7; Line: 10; GSU roll: 438906
1851
1851 England Census
Sneinton, Bloomgrove, Nottinghamshire, England
Class: HO107; Piece: 2130; Folio: 364; Page: 24; GSU roll: 87760
1861
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Marriage of Francis Wells and Elizabeth Bussinger at First United Methodist Church of Germantown
Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records Source Information Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
1861
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Pennsylvania, USA
99th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I
National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Film Number: M554 roll 129
1861
U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
Pennsylvania, USA
Enlistment
Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865The Medical and Surgical History of the Civil War
1861
Philadelphia in the Civil War, 1861-1865
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Taylor, Frank H.. Philadelphia in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Philadelphia: The City, 1913. Page 118
1864
Pennsylvania, Civil War Muster Rolls, 1860-1869
Brandy, Virginia, USA
Reenlisted
Pennsylvania (State). Civil War Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1861–1866. Records of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs, Record Group 19, Series 19.11 (153 cartons). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
1868
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1868
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
1870
1870 United States Federal Census
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Year: 1870; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 22 District 71, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1408; Page: 47A; Family History Library Film: 552907
1870
1870 United Stated Federal Census (2nd Enumeration)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Year: 1870; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 22 Dist 71 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1437; Page: 213B; Family History Library Film: 552936
1880
1880 United States Federal Census
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Year: 1880; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1181; Page: 243C; Enumeration District: 437
1890
1890 United States Federal Census (Veterans Schedule)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War; Series Number: M123; Record Group Title: Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group Number: 15; Census Year: 1890
1893
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1893
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
1900
1900 United States Federal Census
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Year: 1900; Census Place: Philadelphia Ward 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 0514; FHL microfilm: 1241464
1904
Philadelphia Death Certificate
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial: September 17, 1904 at Ivy Hill Cemetery
"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803–1915." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2010. From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records.".
1904
Will & Probate
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Case Number 2073; Wills, No 2058-2089, 1907
Pennsylvania probate record; Probate Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1904
Find a Grave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.
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