NameRobert Lee Wells
Birth13 Feb 1872, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Death14 Apr 1958, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1893, Elliott Co., Kentucky
SpouseLucy J. Porter
Birth30 Jan 1872, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Death7 Jan 1930, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Birth17 Mar 1894, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Death8 Jul 1991, Ironton, Lawrence Co., Ohio
Birth14 Sep 1899, Elliott Co., Kentucky
Notes for Lucy J. Porter
Her death certificate records Lucy Wells, age 58 years 9 months 6 days, born 30 Jan 1872 in Elliott Co., Ky, died 7 Nov 1930 in Bruin precinct, Elliott Co., Ky, married, wife of Robert Wells, father James Porter, mother’s maiden name Sarah McDavid, both born in Ky, cause of death heart dropsey, informant Robert Wells, San Suck.
Notes for Robert Lee & Lucy J. (Family)
This is not intended to represent a complete family group. Robert and Lucy are entered in my database only to help me keep track of Wells in Elliott Co. who might be confused with the ones who are related to me through intermarriages, such as their son Charles, who is nearly the same age as Charles son of Lynn Boyd Wells.
1900 census of Elliott Co., Ky, Little Fork precint, enumerated 11 June, lists on p. 7B as family #122:
Wells, Robert, 28, b. Feb 1872, farmer; Lucy J., wife, 28, b. Jan 1872; Sarah A., dau, 6, b. Mar 1894; Mary E., dau, 4, b. Sep 1894; John W., son, 2, b. Oct 1897; Charly A., son, 9/12, b. Sep 1899. All born Ky Ky Ky.
The birthdate for Mary E. should probably be Sept 1895 - two children cannot be born 6 months apart.
1910 census of Elliott Co., Ky, Little Fork precinct, enumerated 19 April, lists on p. 3B as family #46:
Wells, Robert, 38, house carpenter; Lucy, wife, 38, first marriage for both, married 17 years, mother of 7 children, 6 living; Alice, dau, 16; Willie, son, 14; Charley, son, 11; Norman, son, 8; Myrtie, dau, 6; Earl, son, 3; Ethel, dau, 2. All born Ky Ky Ky.
1920 census of Elliott Co., Ky, Little Fork precinct, enumerated Jan (date blank), lists on p. 5A as family #77/81:
Wells, Robert L., 47, farmer; Lucy, wife, 47; Charlie, son, 20; Norman, son, 18; Myrtle, dau, 15; Earl, son, 13; Ethel, dau, 11; Orvil, son, 9; Vansel, son, 7; Estle, son, 5. All born Ky Ky Ky.