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Elizabeth Wells

Elizabeth Wells

Female 1826 - 1904  (77 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Wells 
    Born 7 Apr 1826  Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Also reported (on the 1880 Census) that her parents were born in Pennsylvania.
    Gender Female 
    Name From 1845 
    Eliza Legge 
    Residence 1900  202 West Church St., Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • David and Lillie Matticks owned their home, no mortgage. They lived here with their 2 children, Lillie's parents, and Lillie's widowed brother. David was working as a linotype operator
    • Role: Mother
    FamilySearch ID KC1Z-JFF 
    Died 1904  Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1904  Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    gravestones/LEGGE Eliza Wells d1904.jpg
    gravestones/LEGGE Eliza Wells d1904.jpg
    Person ID I2212  Leslie's Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2019 

    Father Living 
    Family ID F882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Husband William Harrison Legge,   b. 9 Jun 1818, Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1910, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1844  Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Sep 1850  Licking Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • In the household of Anne Ruckle, an 18 year old woman. Also in the house were Eveline Ruckle, 15, and Mary J Ruckle 10.

      William was a laborer in this house, and he lived there with his wife and their 3 children.

      Not sure how the Legg family knew the Ruckle family. Mrs. Ruckle died in 1848, her husband Rev. Ruckle died in 1849, leaving 3 daughters - the three daughters then apparently took in the Legg family as boarders and farm help.
    Residence Jun 1860  Hanover Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • William was a farmer, George shown as a laborer, but also attending school.
    Residence 1870  Wayne Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • William was a farmer, with Alonzo working as a farm hand. George was a school teacher. The others were keeping house or attending school.
    Residence 1880  Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • William was a farmer, Alonzo was a grocery clerk
    Children 
     1. George William Legg,   b. 27 Jul 1845, Fallsbury Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1879  (Age 34 years)
     2. Martha Jane Legge,   b. 26 Oct 1846, Fallsbury Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1925, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Alonzo M Legge,   b. 1849, Fallsbury Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1933, Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Belle Irene Legge,   b. 1853, Fallsbury Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Mary Alice Legg,   b. 30 Aug 1855, Fallsbury Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1950  (Age 95 years)
     6. Sarah M. Legg,   b. 8 Oct 1857, Fallsbury Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Lillian Gertrude Legge,   b. 28 Feb 1860, Muskingum, Muskingum, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1942, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Anna Laura Legge,   b. 1 Aug 1865, Hanover Township, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1890, Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Photos
    headshots/WELLS Elizabeth.jpg
    headshots/WELLS Elizabeth.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Cens1880 - OH Licking Newark pg445b, zot087.

    2. [S274] Cens1900 - OH Licking Newark pg9, zot086.

    3. [S272] Cens1870 - OH Muskingum Wayne p447a, zot088.

    4. [S714] Eliza Wells Legge, "Find A Grave Index".

    5. [S270] Cens1850 - OH Muskingum Licking p353, zot017.

    6. [S271] Cens1860 - OH Licking Hanover p10, zot032.