Anthony Wells

20 April 1894 ---- 11 May 1980
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Anthony Wells Mother is Alice Emily Anthony.
She signed his marriage certificate in 1914 as Mrs. Alice Mitchell Jaynes.


Census

Anthony was counted in the following censuses:




1900 in Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Perry
Source: Ancestry.com; ED # 69; 19 Jun 1900
Sheet # 8A (15); Line # 10 -14; Dwelling # 133; Family visited # 135
Mitchell, James - head, male, date of birth Sept 1874, age 25, married, 1 year present marriage,
self and parents born in PA, occupation-farm laborer, 1 months not employed, able the read and write, rent house
----, Alice E. - wife, female, date of birth Jan 1862, married, 1 year present marriage, 3 children born,
3 living, self and parents born in PA, able to read and write
Wells, Mary E. - step-daughter, female, date of birth Aug 1891, age 8, self and parents born in PA, attended school 7 months, able to read and write
----, Anthoney - step-son, male, date of birth Apr 1897, age 3, self and parents born in PA
Mitchell, Francis - daughter, female, date of birth Aug 1899, age 9/12, self and parents born in PA


1910 in Pennsylvania, Jefferson County, Warsaw Township
Source: Ancestry.com;ED 93;23 Apr 1910;Sheet 4B (8)
Line # 86-88; Dwelling # 83;Family visited # 86
Moore, Charles A. - head, white, age 25, single, self and parents born in Pennsylvania, farmer, general farm, Emp, able to read and write, owned free farm
----, Elizabeth C. - mother, white, age 49, widowed, mother of 1 child born, 1 living, self and parents born in Pennsylvania, no occupation, able to read and write
Wells, Anthony - cousin, male, white, age 12, single, self and parents born in Pennsylvania, no occupation,
able to read and write, attended school


Taken from Old Fulton N.Y. Post Cards
The Times Canisteo N.Y. Nov25, 1914




Taken from Old Fulton N.Y. Post Cards
The Times Canisteo N.Y. January 6, 1915



1915in New York State Census, Steuben County, Town of Canisteo, Assembly district 02 , Line 45-47, Page No. 25, Ancestry.com;
River Road
Wells, Anthony
Relationship to head of family. Head,
Color . white
Sex. male,
Age . 18
Nativity. U. S.
Citizen or Alien Cit;
Occupation , trade or profession of or
kind of work done by each person enumerated. Farmer (harvester) , class OA
Wells, Mildred
Relationship to head of family. Wife,
Color . white
Sex. female,
Age .18
Nativity. U. S.
Citizen or Alien Cit;
Occupation , trade or profession of or kind
of work done by each person enumerated. Housework
Wells, Leon
Relationship to head of family. son,
Color . white
Sex. male,
Age .3
Nativity. U. S.
Citizen or Alien Cit;
Occupation , trade or profession of or kind
of work done by each person enumerated. No Occupation
Crandall, Clayton
Relationship to head of family.Servent
Color . white
Sex. male,
Age . 17
Nativity. U. S.
Citizen or Alien Cit;
Occupation , trade or profession of or kind of
work done by each person enumerated. Farm Laborer, class W


Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Evening Leader, Corning, N. Y. Thursday May 24, 1917




1930 New York, Allegany County, Scio, E. D. 2-36, Sheet Number 2B Enumeration Date April 4
(Ancestry.com) Railroad Ave.
Brown, Anthony W. head, rent, Monthly Rent 12, Male, Live on Farm; No, age 32, married
Age of first Marriage 23, Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929; No
able to read and write
place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Can speak English, occupation-Carpenter, industry-Oil Refinery, Class of worker; WW Employed; Yes Vetern; WW
Olive wife, age 32, married, Age of first Marriage 23
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929; No
able to read and write
place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Lois Daughter, age 10, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Emily Daughter, age 8, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Ruth Daughter, age 7, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Billy Son, age 6, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Janis Daughter, age 5, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Norman Son, age 3 3/12, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents Pennsylvania
Robert Son, age 2 2/12, single,
Attended School or Collage any time since Sept. 1929
able to read and write, place of birth for self and parents New York


Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press Dec. 14, 1935



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) June 31, 1937



1940 in New York, Allegany County, Caneadea Ancestry.com; ED 2-21; Supervisor District #43 Sheet # 8B ; May 3 1940
Lines49-56; blank Family visited 176
Brown, Anthony
Head, male, white, 45, M
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 No;
Highest Grade of school completed 8
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Yes
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? Blank
If seeking work or assigned to public emergancy work. "yes" in col. 22 or 23.
Number of hours worked week of March 24-30 1940 80
Occupation Farming
INDUSTRY Farm
Class of Worker . OA
Number of weeks worked in 1939 (equivalent full -time weeks)? 52

Olive
Wife, female, white, 43, M
Highest Grade of school completed 7
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Blank
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? H

Emily
Daughter, female, white, 19, S
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 Yes;
Highest Grade of school completed H3
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Blank
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? S


Ruth
Daughter, female, white, 18, S
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 Yes;
Highest Grade of school completed H3
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Blank
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? S

Billy
Son, male, white, 16, S
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 Yes;
Highest Grade of school completed H2
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Blank
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? S

Janis
Daughter, female, white, 15, S
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 Yes;
Highest Grade of school completed H2
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Blank
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? S

Norman
Son, male, white, 13, S
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 Yes;
Highest Grade of school completed 7
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
On a farm Yes or No? Blank
for persons answering "no" to quest 21,22,23 and 24. Indicate whether engaged in home house work (H) in school (S)
unable to work (U) or other (Ot)? S

Robert
Son, male, white, 12, S
Attended school or collage at any time since March 1, 1940 Yes;
Highest Grade of school completed 6
Place of Birth New York


Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) Nov. 6, 1947



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) May 20, 1948



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press Dec. 14, 1935



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) Jan. 5, 1950



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) April 20, 1950



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) July 30, 1953



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press (no date, sometime) Sept. 5, 1953



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press Nov. 2, 1955



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Castilian & Northern Allegany Observer Thursday June 27, 1957



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press March 6, 1974



Taken from Old Fulton NY Post Cards
The Patriot and Free Press July 17, 1974

Discharged from Hospital


Certificates

Marriages



                                   Marriage Registration, Obtained from Arkport Town Clerk's Office
                                 No. 73, 14 Nov 1914.
                                                FOR THE GROOM                                             FOR THE BRIDE:
                                                Name:  Anthony Wells                                      Name:  Mildred Z. Raish
                                                Age: 17                                                   Age: 17
                                                No. of Marriage: 1st                                      No. of Marriage: First
                                                Widower: NO                                               Widower: NO
                                                Residence: Town of Hornellsville                          Residence: Town of Hornellsville
                                                Occupation: Farmer                                        Occupation: Domestic
                                                Birthplace: Frostburg, PA                                 Birthplace: Town of Hornell
                                                Father: William A. Wells                                  Father: Leonard Raish
                                                Birthplace: USBirthplace: US
                                                Mother: Alice E. AnthonyMother: Bertha Webb
                                                Birthplace: USBirthplace: US
                                Consent By: Mrs. Alice Mitchell Jaynes - Relation: Mother                                                          
                                Consent By: L. Raish & Bertha Raish - Relation: Father & Mother 
                                Date of License: Nov. 14, 1914                                  Date of Marriage: Nov. 14, 1914
                                Place of Marriage: Arkport                                          Official: J. H. Richards
                                Profession: Minacle of the Gospel               Witness: L. Raish & Mrs. Alice Mitchell Jaynes


       





 
                                               Anthony W. Brown and Olive Kephart
                               No. 24689     Application For Marriage License      20 Oct. 1920
                               Statement of Male                                Statement of Female
                               Full name and surname: Anthony W. Brown          Full name and surname: Olive Kephart
                               Color: W                                         Color: W
                               Relationship with parties making                 Relationship with parties making
                               this applicatiion, if any, either                this application, if any, either 
                               by blood or Marriage: None                       by blood or Marriage: None
                               Occupation: Miner                                Occupation: None
                               Birthplace: Frostburg, P. A.                     Birthplace: Decatur, P. A.
                               Age: 23                                          Age: 23
                               Previous Marriage or Marriages: None             Previous Marriage or Marriages: None
                               Name and surname of Father: Wm. Brown            Name and surname of Father: Harry Kephart
                               Name and surname of Mother: Alice A. Brown       Name and surname of Mother: Mertie Kephart
                               Maiden name of Mother: Alice A. Anthony          Maiden name of Mother: Mertie Kephart
                               Residence of Father: Dead                        Residence of Father: Decatur, P. A.
                               Residence of Mother: Dead                        Residence of Mother: Decatur, P. A.
                               Color of Father: W                               Color of Father: W
                               Color of Mother: W                               Color of Mother: W
                               Occupation of Father: Sawyer                     Occupation of Father: Farmer
                               Occupation of Mother: --                         Occupation of Mother: --
                               Birthplace of Father: Don't know                 Birthplace of Father: Decatur, P. A.
                               Birthplace of Mather: Indiana Co.                Birthplace of Mother: Decatur, P. A.
                               Is applicant pysically able to support a family? Yes




                            



    


This Ancestoral Family Record was checked and completed 
April 28, 1964 by tracer J. S. Wells Rockton Penna.
The following is the family record of Anthony Wells Brown;
the fifth generation of this Wells ancestoral record. 
Born April 20, 1894 one of a family of one son and two
daughters. Who on October 20, 1920 marries Olive E. Kephart
born November 1, 1897 the daughter of Harry and Mertie (Kephart)
Kephart. Anthony Wells and Olive E. (Kephart) Brown were the 
parents of three sons and four daughters.

Name                    Born                     Married

Lois Emma ------------ May 25, 1919 ----------- Harry Sortore
Emily Lola --------- April 19, 1921 ----------- Lewis Sampson
Mabel Ruth ---------- April 4, 1922 ----------- Wayne Bosworth
William Richard - December 12, 1924 ----------- Dorthy Osmun
Janis Maudell ------ March 26, 1925 ----------- Glen Wingert
Norman Walter --- December 12, 1927 ----------- Norma Barkow
Robert Harry ------January 20, 1928 ----------- Shirley Lehman

Anthony Wells Brown was the third child and only son of William
Armon and Alice Emley (Anthony) Wells, the grandson of Samuel and
Nancy (Wachob) Wells, and the great grandson of Peter and Margaret
(Pounds) Wells, also the great - great grandson of Christopher 
and Ann (Oxworth) Wells. This record was compiled from Bible
records and parents of this family by John Samuel Wells the
grandson of Samuel Wells the grandfather of Anthony Wells Brown
the subject of this Wells ancestoral family record.

PS. William Armon Wells was born July 21, 1865 the son of Samuel 
Wells born October 2, 1836 the son of Peter Wells born June 18, 
1794 the son of Christopher Wells born (?) died February 28, 1813.
JSW



                            

State of Florida
Office of Vital Statistics
Certificate Of Death
death file no. 80-043681 local file no. 0950
Anthony W. Brown, Male, Date of Death: May 11, 1980
White, 86, Date of Birth, April 20, 1894, County Manatee, City Bradenton
3711 35th Street West, Residence, Birth: Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Married
Olive E. Kephart, SSN: ***-**-7048, Carpenter, Construction, Florida
Manatee, Bradenton, 3711 35th Street, west
Father:Samuel E. Wells, Mother: Alice E. Anthony, Informant: Olive E. Brown
3711 35th Street, west Bradenton, 33505
Burial, Mansion Memorial Park, Ellenton, Florida
Funeral Home: Griffith-Cline, 3904 Cortez Road W., Bradenton, Fla.












Anthony Wells





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