Fonds BCHS135 - David Wells fonds

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David Wells fonds

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  • 1803-1806 (Creation)
  • 1726 - 1800 (Creation)
    Wells, David

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0.03 cm of textual records. - 10 textual records.

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David Wells was born on April 21, 1726 in Deerfield, Massachusetts, son of Jonathan Wells and Mary Edwards Hoyt. He never married and was buried in the same town, on February 14, 1800.

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The fonds consists of primary source documents relating to the estate of the late David Wells, of Greenfield, New England. Ephraim Nash, executor of the estate, was married to David's niece, Hannah Wells.

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  • English

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Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).


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Creation: April 2016.
Revision: January 2023.

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  • English

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