ROBERT WELLS was born in Whitney County, Kentucky, January 7, l835, died at Davis City, Iowa, July l3, l924, aged 89 years, 6 months and6 days.
MR. WELLS left Kentucky in l852, and came west, settling in Mercer County, Missouri.Later he moved to Decatur County, Iowa, where he lived the remainder of his life.On July l2, l863, he was united in marriage to NANCY JANE HATFIELD, and they lived on a farm near little river until l886, when they moved to Davis City, where he resided until God called him to another world.He was next to the last of a family of ten children, who have all preceded him to the Great Beyond.Five children were born to them; WILLIAM, of Davis City; MRS. GEORGE POUSH, of Lamoni; MRS. IRA DANIELS and MRS. A.A. BUELL, of Davis City, one child dying in infancy.He is survived by his aged wife, four children, 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the home in Davis City, by Rev. J.E. Clark.Interment was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery at Davis City.
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