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The Descendants of Governor Thomas Welles of Connecticut and his Wife Alice Tomes, Volume 2, Part A By Barbara Jean Mathews
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Gov. Thomas Welles came to New England in 1635, settling in Hartford in 1636 and moving to Wethersfield in 1646. The Welles Family Association presents in Volume 2 the fifth-generation descendants of... More > Gov. Thomas Welles and his first wife, Alice Tomes. The genealogy includes descendants in both the male and female lines. Part A covers those descended from Mary (Welles) Baldwin, Ann (Welles) (Thompson) Hawkins, and John Welles. The fifth generation fought in the French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars. It included farmers, generals, judges, government leaders, college presidents, silversmiths, housewives, poets, ministers, deacons, and medical doctors. Family names include Baldwin, Bostwick, Chester, Curtis(s), Clarke, Hawkins, Judson, Lewis, Nichols, Shelton, Walker, Welles, and Wells. From Hartford, Wethersfield, Milford, Farmington, and Stratford, families spread to new towns in the Connecticut Hills, and to Massachusetts and upstate New York.< Less
The Descendants of Governor Thomas Welles of Connecticut and his Wife Alice Tomes, Volume 1, 3rd Edition By Barbara Jean Mathews
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Gov. Thomas Welles came to New England in 1635, settling in Hartford in 1636 and moving to Wethersfield in 1646. An entailed property case involving the sale of land in Old England connects both Gov.... More > Thomas Welles and his wife Alice (Tomes) Welles unequivocally to their origins and families in England. Volume 1 covers the Welles and Tomes ancestries in England and the first four generations to live in New England. The third edition shares newly discovered information on the couple’s marriage in England. Welles and his descendants played parts in two wars with Native American tribes, received a new colonial charter in 1662 from King Charles II and then protected it from an English governor in 1682, engaged in lively trade with England and the Caribbean, and fought in the French and Indian War. A few participated in the Revolutionary War. Among the surnames included here are Wells, Welles, Clark, Thompson, Hawkins, Chester, Botsford, Gridley, Hart, Hawley, Tomlinson, Nichols, Judson, Shelton and Curtiss.< Less
The Descendants of Governor Thomas Welles of Connecticut and his Wife Alice Tomes, Volume 2, Part B By Barbara Jean Mathews
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Gov. Thomas Welles came to New England in 1635, settling in Hartford in 1636 and moving to Wethersfield in 1646. The Welles Family Association presents in Volume 2 the fifth-generation descendants of... More > Gov. Thomas Welles and his first wife, Alice Tomes. The genealogy includes descendants in both the male and female lines. Part B covers those descended from Thomas Welles, Samuel Welles, and Sarah (Welles) Chester. This generation fought in the French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars. It included farmers, generals, judges, government leaders, college presidents, silversmiths, housewives, poets, ministers, deacons, and medical doctors. Family names include Baldwin, Bostwick, Chester, Curtis(s), Clarke, Hawley, Judson, Lewis, Nichols, Shelton, Walker, Welles, and Wells. From Hartford, Wethersfield, Milford, Farmington, and Stratford, families spread to new towns in the Connecticut Hills, and to Massachusetts and upstate New York.< Less