Here is a collection of Wells Family Newspaper Articles that I’ve gathered off of genealogybank.com. Most of them mention Hopkinton, RI as the Wells Residence.
MATTHEW WELLS: This is either Matthew Wells Sr. (1735-1818) son of Edward Wells and Elizabeth Randall or his son Matthew Wells Jr. (1765-1852) son of Matthew Sr. and Bridgett Burdick and husband of Elizabeth Coon. It could also be both of them.
(CAPT.) EDWARD WELLS: I think this is Capt. Edward Wells Jr. (1726/7-1798) son of Edward Wells and Elizabeth Randall and husband of Elizabeth Sheffield.
CAPT. WILLIAM RANDALL WELLS: This is William Randall Wells (1816-1872) son of Randall Wells Jr. and Patience Coon and husband of Esther Crandall Burdick.
HENRY M. WELLS: I think this is Henry Manning Wells (1805-1857) son of Ens. Thomas Wells 5th and Mary”Polly” Robinson and husband of Catherine G. Coombs. He is buried in First Hopkinton Cemetery.
JAMES WELLS: James (1760-1835) married Ann Love. I do not know who his parents are. He and Ann Love were the parents of Anna Maria Wells who married John Hagadorn Wells.
THOMAS WELLS: Son of Thomas Wells the 4th and Sarah Thompson.
JONATHAN R. WELLS: Jonathan Russell Wells (1819-1864) was the son of Russell Wells and Lydia Rogers Crandall and the husband of Martha Ann Rogers.
ENSIGN THOMAS WELLS: Ensign Thomas Wells 22 April 1755 Hopkinton to 20 Apr 1829 Hopkinton. Husband of Mary “Polly” Robinson. Son of Thomas Wells the 4th and Sarah Thompson. Buried at First Hopkinton Cemetery.
WILLIAMS ROGERS WELLS: Williams Rogers Wells (1855-1926) was the son of Jonathan Russell Wells and Martha Ann Rogers and the husband of Pauline Rudiger Stillman.
THOMAS RANDALL WELLS: Thomas Randall Wells (1816-1903) also known asn just Randall Wells sometimes, was the son of Russell Wells and Lydia Rogers Crandall and the husband of Harriet A. Taylor.
RANDALL WELLS: Randall Wells Sr. (1747-1821) was the son of Edward Wells and Elizabeth Randall and the husband of Lois Maxson.
MISC. THOMAS WELLS (probably more than 1 Thomas here)
CHILDREN OF WALLACE RAY WELLS: Wallace Ray Wells (1856-1921) was the son of Silas Crandall Wells and Sarah Coolege and was the husband of Lucy Lillian Gray.
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