Daniel Hanmer Wells[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1814 - 1891  (76 years)


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  • Name Daniel Hanmer Wells 
    Born 27 Oct 1814  Fenton, Broome, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1834  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Baptized (LDS) 19 Aug 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Endowed (LDS) 21 Feb 1851  POFFI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died 24 Mar 1891  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 27 Mar 1891  Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I27873  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Daniel Wells,   b. 15 Jun 1773, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1826  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Catharine Chapin,   b. 15 Mar 1778, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1845  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1813  Trenton, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed P (LDS) 24 Aug 1967  IFALL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eliza Rebecca Robison,   b. 4 Jun 1820, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1905, Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Mar 1837  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Sealed S (LDS) 26 Feb 1919 
    Notes 
    • Eliza R. Wells, Complainant & Daniel H. Wells, Respondent. " To the honorable George M. Williams, Judge of said court, your complainant, Eliza R. Wells, a resident of said County and State....................was married to said Danile H. Wells in the month of March 1837 and that they continued to live together as man and wife unitl May 1841 and that said complainant has a child, Albert E. Wells, 13 years in March 1851. That the said Daniel H. Wells attached himself to the Mormon Church and emigrated to thevalley of the Salt Lake in "California" where he has remained since May 1848. That during all the time the said complainant and the said Daniel H. Wells lived together, your complainant was a good and lawful wife and never gave the said Wells any cause or provocation to desert your complainant...........yet said Daniel H. Wells has wholly abandoned and desertedyour said complainant..........since May 1848....Hence to grant your complainant a divorce from the bonds of matrimony now existing between her and the said Daniel H. Wells.......
    Children 
     1. Albert Emory Wells,   b. 28 Mar 1839, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1916, Belding, Ionia, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F17117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Louisa Free,   b. 9 Aug 1824, Belleville, Saint Clair, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1886  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 15 Feb 1849  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 3 May 1996  OGDEN Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F2465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Martha Givens Harris,   b. 27 Mar 1832, Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1908  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1849 
    Family ID F17118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Lydia Ann Alley,   b. 1 Jan 1828, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1909, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1852  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 17 Feb 1964  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F17119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Susan Hannah Alley,   b. 3 May 1830, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1924, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1852  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 25 Apr 1962  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F12674  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 6 Hannah C. Free,   b. 9 Jun 1829, Belleville, Saint Clair, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1913  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1852  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 6 Aug 1852  EHOUS Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Martha G. Wells,   b. Abt 1833, , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Abbie C. Wells,   b. Abt 1853, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Gershom Wells,   b. Abt 1865, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emeline Wells,   b. Abt 1857, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph S. Wells,   b. Abt 1862, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Wictor Wells,   b. Abt 1868, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Edna M. Wells,   b. Abt 1870, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Bryant H. Wells,   b. Abt 1872, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F9038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 7 Emmeline Blanche Woodward,   b. 29 Feb 1828, Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1921, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1852 
    Family ID F13134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1834 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Mar 1837 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptized (LDS) - 19 Aug 1846 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Feb 1849 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Apr 1852 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1852 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Aug 1852 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1891 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Wells: ALL 80 Sec
      T6R8, Sec 6, E/2, NW, 78 Acres
      T6R8, Sec 6, W/2, E/2, SW
      Home: Center of White Street between Spears and Warrington, 734 E 2366 N. Nauvoo

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Hancock County Marriage Register, p 48
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 45, pp 325 - 334
      Nauvoo Legion

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, pp 63-66
      Old Mormon Nauvoo, p 177
      Our Pioneer Heritage, Vol 8, pp 179-200
      Court Document
      Letter of J. LeRoy Kinball, Jr.
      "Writings" diskette code: WELLD_CDL.P "Letters of Catherine and Daniel Wells" , 12 pp
      "Writings" diskette code: WELLD14B.GH "Daniel and Wells Family" by Junious Wells. 7 pp.

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Book - History of the Nauvoo Legion in Illinois, Sweeney, John, Jr., (MA Thesis, Brigham Young University).

    2. [S58] Book - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, 4 vols, Jenson, Andrew, (Andrew Jenson History Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1901), , pp 63-66.

    3. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 45, pp 325 - 334.

    4. [S8] Book - Our Pioneer Heritage, 20 vols., Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, (Salt Lake City: 1958-1977), , Vol 8, pp 179-200.

    5. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, The Wells Family by Junius F. Wells.
      The Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine 6 (January 1915):1-8.

    6. [S212] Periodical - Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine, 6 (January 1915):1-8.

    7. [S28065] .

    8. [S582] USA - 1880 United States Census, US Census Bureau; Data entered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service), FHL Film 1255337; National Archives Film T9-1337; Page 176D.

    9. [S773] Book - Old Mormon Nauvoo 1839-1846, Holzapfel, Richard N. and T. Jeffery Cottle, (Grandin Book Company, Provo, Utah, 1990), p. 177.

    10. [S582] USA - 1880 United States Census, US Census Bureau; Data entered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service), FHL Film 1255337; National Archives Film T9-1337; Page 176D.
      Extract: 1880 United States Census
      Dwelling: 12th Ward
      Census Place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
      Source: FHL Film 1255337; National Archives Film T9-1337; Page 176D
      Household:
      Rel Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      Daniel H. WELLS
      Self Male M W 64 NY
      Occ: Priest In Mormon Church Fa: --- Mo: ---
      Hannah C. WELLS
      Wife Female M W 50 IL
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: KY
      Abbie C. WELLS
      Dau Female S W 27 UT
      Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: IL
      Gershom WELLS
      Son Male S W 15 ENG
      Occ: At School Fa: NY Mo: IL
      Wictor WELLS
      Son Male S W 12 UT
      Occ: At School Fa: NY Mo: IL
      Martha G. WELLS
      Wife Female M W 47 TN
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: KY
      Emeline WELLS
      Dau Female S W 23 UT
      Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: TN
      Joseph S. WELLS
      Son Male S W 18 UT
      Occ: At School Fa: NY Mo: TN
      Edna M. WELLS
      Dau Female S W 10 UT
      Occ: At School Fa: NY Mo: TN
      Bryant H. WELLS
      Son Male S W 8 UT
      Occ: At School Fa: NY Mo: TN
      Lizzie GRANT
      Other Female S W 19 UT
      Occ: Servant Fa: SCOT Mo: WALES

    11. [S183] Internet Link - Utah, Cemeteries and Burials Database, Utah State Historical Society, UK16028.

    12. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.