Albert Edward Wells Biography (1884-1965)


Albert Edward Wells Biography (1884-1965)

Albert Edward Wells Biography (1884-1965)

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Albert Edward Wells Biography (1884-1965)

Born: 1 Nov 1884 of Harbor Springs, Michigan
Died: 15 Dec 1965 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Colonel C. D. Wells
Mother: Clara E. Bartlett
Siblings: Albert Edward Wells
Spouse: Julia Anna Melching
Married: 21 Nov 1906 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Eleanor Wells
Albert L. Wells
Carol Mae Wells


Albert Edward Wells Biography (1884-1965)


Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, December 16, 1965:

Rites Friday
For A. E. Wells

Services for Albert E. Wells, 81, of 201 Summit St., Harbor Springs, who died Wednesday noon at Lockwood-MacDonald Hospital after a long illness, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Erwin Funeral Parlors. Rev. Donald Drew will be in charge and burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery.

Mr. Wells was born Nov. 1, 1884 at Dryden, Mich., and came to Petoskey with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Colonel Wells when a child. He came to Harbor Springs 59 years ago and was married Nov. 2, 1906 to Julia Melching.

He and Luman Squires were partners in a pioneer Harbor Springs electrical firm. He retired some years ago.

He was a past noble grand of the Harbor Springs Odd Fellows. He served on the city council many years ago.

The body is at the Erwin Funeral Parlors where friends may call from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight.


Albert Edward Wells Biography (1884-1965)


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Marriages Vol. 4 page 310 #178
Bride: Julia Melching
Age: 21, white
Residence: Harbor Springs
Birth Place: Michigan
Father: A. F. Melching
Mother: A. Melching
Date: 21 November 1906 at Harbor Springs
By: Arthur M. Elliott, Clergyman
Groom: Albert E. Wells
Age: 22, white
Residence: Cadillac
Birth Place: Michigan
Occupation: Telephone Operator
Father: C. D. Wells
Mother: Clara E. Bartlett
Witnesses: Elsie Melching, A. J. Cole both of Harbor Springs.
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
WELLS, Albert E. & MELCHING, Julia
Date: 11/21/1906
Liber: 3
Folio: 310
  • 1910 Federal Census, Little Traverse Twp., Emmet, Michigan, Traverse Street, 212
Wells, Albert E., head, 25, married1, MI, MI, MI, Electrician

, Julia, wife, 24, married1, MI, Ger, Ger
, Eleanor, daughter, 2, single, MI, MI, MI
  • 1920 Federal Census, Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Wells, Albert E., head, male, white, 36, married, MI, US, US, Electrician, Electrical Co.

, Julia, wife, female, white, 35, married, MI, Hanover Ger, Hanover, Ger
, Eleanor, daughter, female, white, 12, single, MI, MI, MI
, Albert L. son, male, white, 9, single, MI, MI, MI
, Carol, daughter, female, white, 7, single, MI, MI, MI
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search Deaths:
WELLS, Albert Edward
Date: 12/15/1965
Liber: 1965
Folio: 260
Place of Death: Petoskey, Michigan
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Wells, Albert
Birth Date: 1 Nov 1884
Death Date: Dec 1965
Social Security Number: 383-01-7238
State Number Was Issued: Michigan
Actual Death Residence: Michigan
  • Burial: Lakeview Cemetery Records, Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Name: Wells, Albert
Date: no dates
Sec: I
Lot: 24
  • Burial: Greenwood Cemetery Index, Petoskey, Michigan:
Wells, Albert E.
Age: 81
Born: 11/01/1884
Died: 12/15/1965
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file


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