Wells Family Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 33.439 W 081° 00.250
17S E 499642 N 4378625
A sign telling us of the nearby grave of the founders of the town of Sistersville.
Waymark Code: WMN8QX
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 01/20/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Chasing Blue Sky
Views: 6

Wells Family Cemetery

Located near here are the graves of Sistersville founder Charles Wells and many of his descendants. Used from 1815 to 1925, the site includes 46 known graves, most from the 1800s. IN 1832 Charles son Eli built the home "Welkin", with its fine architecture, on the land containing the cemetery. In 2012, the Wells descendants had the cemetery rehabilitated.
Marker Number: None shown on maker

Marker Title: Wells Family Cemetery

Marker Location: West of Rt 2

County or Independent City: Sistersville

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History 2014

Web Site: Not listed

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