Here are 3 more articles I found on genealogybank.com this past week.
These first two mention Martha Ann (Rogers) Wells (1825-1903) Wife of Jonathan Russell Wells and mother of Williams Rogers Wells.
Providence Evening Journal (Providence,RI) 2 Jan 1875, Page 3
ASHAWAY – The third “Social” was held on Sunday evening at the residence of Mrs. M.A. Wells, A large number of people were present. The literary exercises were interesting and well performed.
Providence Evening Journal (Providence,RI) 23 May 1876
ASHAWAY – …. Wong Chin Foo, a Chinaman, in full Chinese costume gave a lecture at the Seventh Day Baptist church, Monday evening, upon “Domestic Life inChina”.
The ladies’ auxiliary tract society will meet with Mrs. Martha Wells, Tuesday afternoon, for the purpose of completing the organization of the society, election of officers, etc.
This last one is an obituary for Williams Rogers Wells in the newspaper in DeRuyter, NY where he lived for a few years going to school.
The De Ruyter Gleaner (DeRuyter,NY) 18 Jan 1927, Page 5
William Rogers Wells, aged 71, died in Ashaway, R..I., December 26th. He was a student of DeRuyter Institute in 1869-70. He was a manufacturer and prominently identified with the textile industry for many years as owner and manager of mills and as a commission broker. His wife, who was Pauline R. Stillman of Alfred, died in 1922