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WELLS / WELLES of Yates County, NY

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WELLS / WELLES of Yates County, NY

Posted: 26 Aug 2012 9:38AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Wells Welles DNA
I maintain the Wells Surname DNA Study database of lineages ... Looking at the database, WELLS or WELLES individuals which have some connection back to Yates Co., NY (born prior to 1820) are: Note: the Wells DNA Family (if known) is listed between parenthesis.

Wells, Peter 1756
Wells, William c 1770 (W019)
Wells, John 1786
Welles, Joseph 1788
Wells, David Burroughs 6 May 1790 (W015)
Wells, Henry (Supreme Ct Judge) 17 Oct 1794 (W001)
Wells, Walter 1797
Wells, George M 2 Mar 1799 (W015)
Wells, Milton S c 1800
Wells, Reuben 1807 (W019)
Wells, Emeline c 1810
Welles, Valorus 1813
Wells, Lewis E 1813
Wells, George D 1818
Wells, Willard 1818
Wells, Joseph 1818
Wells, Isaac Rowland 6 Nov 1818 (W015)
Wells, George Washington 1819 (W015)
Welles, Samuel Haight 25 Nov 1819 (W001)
-- stopped listing for those after 1819

You will notice that there are at least 3 DNA Families noted ... W001, W015 (mine) and W019 .. the rest are unknown DNA families as no one has tested from the line and they have not been connected to any existing DNA families. Since the study is based on the 46-marker Y-chromosome results only 'living Wells males' can provide the DNA sample. The Y-chromosome is passed 'almost unaltered' from father to son, therefore it follows the biological paternal surname... unless adopted or name change.

If anyone can help connect them, it would be great

Bonita
ladybonita@usa.com

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