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Henry Wells

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Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.


    Henry Wells

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 12 Dec 1805 
    • Birth Location:
    • Thetford, Orange, Vermont 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 10 Dec 1878 
    • Death Location:
    • Glasgow, Scotland 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, Cayuga, New York 
    • Notes: 
    • Co-founder of American Express and Wells Fargo & Co.

      History of the Welles Family by Albert Welles gives Henry Wells's full name as Henry Williams Dwight Wells.

  • Marriages for Henry Wells


    • Spouse:
    • Sarah Caroline Daggett

    • Spouse:
    • Mary Prentice
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1861

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  • Sources for Henry Wells

    • 2 Hall, Henry, ed. , America's Successful Men of Affairs: An Encyclopedia of Contemporaneous Biography, Vol. 2 , New York: The New York Tribune (1896) , 846-847, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 3 Welles, Albert , History of the Welles Family in England and Normandy: With the Derivation From Their Progenit ors of . . . , New York: Albert Welles (1876) , 184, Google Books (Digital Library).