Age: 39, credited to Enosburgh, VTVITALS
Birth: 07/25/1823, Enosburgh, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Brownington Center Cemetery, Brownington, VT
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Bennington: Albert Wells, who has been in failing health for nearly three years, died on Friday, Jan. 2nd. Mr, Wells was born in Enosburg July 25, 1823. In 1859 he was converted and united with the Baptist Church at East Enosburg.
He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served faithfully his term of enlistment in Company G., 13th regiment, Vermont Volunteers. He moved from Franklin County into this town in the year 1865, and located on a farm in the East part of town. He was a successful farmer for a number of years.
Mr. Wells was a man of remarkably good judgment and an exemplary citizen and Christian. For a number of years he held responsible offices in town, was elected to represent the town in the legislature in 1876. He leaves a wife and three children; two sons, E. S. and F. C. Wells who reside in town, and one daughter, Mrs. A. E. Denison living in Barton, and a large circle of friends who mourn his loss. .
The funeral services were held in the church at the Centere on Sunday, Jan. 4th, at 12 o'clock noon, the Rev. C. J. Brow officiating. George G. Mead Post, G. A. R., of which he was a member, attended and joined in the procession on its way from the church to the cemetery, there to see their comrade and friend lowered into his last resting place, to await the Resurrection morn. The grave was beautifully lined with evergreens.
Orleans County Monitor, January 19, 1903
Courtesy of Deanna French.