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Cornelius Franklin Wells Family
By Frances Fox
Taken from Ye Olde Ancestors, February 27, 1992
Written permission given by the New Boston Genealogy Society
to post this information to the Bowie County TXGenWeb site.
Neil and Margaret Wells and their six children left Dickson County, Tennessee about 1904 in a covered wagon to come to Texas. Neil had an older brother, William Walter Wells, who was already in the area of Brushy, Texas between New Waverly and Huntsville in Walker County. After living in Walker County for about a year, they moved to Maud, Texas and remained there. Most of the family is buried in Centeridge Cemetery in Maud.
The six children of Neil and Margaret Wells are:
The Wells, Comperry, Walton, Stark & Link families have been in Robertson and Dickson Counties, Tennessee since 1792 coming from North and South Carolina after the Revolution.
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