THE WELLS/OGBORNE FAMILY OF NEW JERSEY Updated May 2, 2002
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WELLS Ephraim S. Wells, son of Ephraim B Wells,Born abt 1841, and Unknown O'Neill from Baltimore MD of Morgantown, West Va Family consisted of 8 children whose mother died around 1852. The family then took up residence in Uniontown PA, E.S. Wells attended public scools and Attended Madison College. When 18 he set out over the Allegheny Mts by stagecoach to NYC with $1.25 and worked as a drugstore clerk. E.S.Wells went to war (Fourth Michigan Volunteers) in 1861. He later settled in Jersey City NJ
TITUS FAMILY Susan B Titus who is descendant of Robert B Titus who arrived in Weymouth MA aboard the SS Hopewell in 1635 Married Ephraim S. Wells (widower) and Lived in Jersey City, NJ Susan and Ephraim had 4 sons: Charles A, (1871) William Henry (1873); Edgar Wells (1876 died 1925 and George Titus Wells (1878).
OGBORNE Lafayette Ogborne was father of Arthur Ogborne married to American Indian female, name unknown. Resided and died in Farmingdale, NJ
BARRETT Unknown Barrett was father of Mary Elizabeth Barrett of County Mayo, Ireland who immigrated to USA with 4-5 brothers after potato famine. Brothers returned to Ireland while their sister made her home originally in New York City and then in Lakewood NJ until her death in 1971