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Francis Wells

3rd Great-Grandfather
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Francis Wells was born August 1832 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England to Mary Ann Johnson & James Wells. He married Elizabeth Bussinger December 12, 1861 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and they gave birth to Harriet Elizabeth Wells at Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on July 06, 1879. Francis Wells died September 12, 1904 at Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA after living approximately 73 years.
Events
Records Birth
1832
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Records Residence
1841
Radford, Nottinghamshire, England
Records Residence
1851
Sneinton, Bloomgrove, Nottinghamshire, England
Records Travel
1857
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Arrival from England
Records Military
December 01, 1861
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Mustered into 99th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Company I
Records Marriage to Elizabeth Bussinger
December 12, 1861
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Military
July 07, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
See Gettysburg Memorial Plaque image on this page.
Records Military
1864
Brandy, Virginia, USA
Reenlisted in 99th PA
Records 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.
Records Military
September 09, 1865
Mustered out of 99th PA
Records Residence
1868
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Records Residence
1870
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Records Residence
1880
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Records Residence
1890
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Records Residence
1900
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Records Death
September 12, 1904
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Death Certificate
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
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
1861
Marriage Record
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.
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 https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27311083
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.
Images
 Francis Wells

Francis Wells Photo

Courtesy 4th cousin from Ancestry
 Francis Wells

99th PA Company I

History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5; page 547
 Francis Wells

Death Certificate

September 12, 1904 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philadelphia Death Certificate
 Francis Wells

Francis Wells Obituary

September 15, 1904 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philadelphia Inquirer; 15 Sep 1904; page 7
 Francis Wells

99th Pennsylvania Volunteers Ribbon

- Pennsylvania, USA
 Francis Wells

Francis Wells Death Notice

1904 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philadelphia Inquirer
 Francis Wells

Francis Wells at Gettysburg

1863 - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Look for Company I, Rank of Private; the top name in the far right column
 Francis Wells

Veteran's Card

- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
 Francis Wells

Philadelphia Directory

1859 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Three Wells brothers living at the same address. Francis is referred to as Frank, as he is in some of his military documents.
1859 Philadelphia City Directory
 Francis Wells

Battle of Francis Wells' Injury

October 27, 1864 - Hatcher's Run, Petersburg, Virginia, USA
This is a sketch of the location and day of the battle where Francis Wells suffered the wound that cost him his leg. Armstrong’s mills and rebel works on Hatcher’s Run, captured by the Second Corps.
October 27, 1864 / sketched by C.H. Chapin, as it appeared in Harpers Weekly
 Francis Wells

Francis Wells Grave

September 12, 1904 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ivy Hill Cemetery
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