Photo shows John W. Wells, est. birth date 1838-1842; native of Crossmolina, County Mayo, with wife Mary Jane Moran (1855-1927). John Wells’ parents and siblings are unknown at this time. John’s arrival in the U.S. is not known, but he married Mary Jane in 1887 and worked as a fireman or laborer in Chicago, Illinois, until his death in 1893 in Chicago. He fathered 5 children with Mary Jane. He and Mary Jane were buried in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Illinois.
|Date of Birth||1838 (circa)||VIEW SOURCE|
|Date of Death||9th Aug 1893||VIEW SOURCE|
|Number of Children||John W. and Mary Jane Wells had five children together: Sarah, Kathryn, Evelyn, Maude, and John, between 1887 and 1893; all born in Chicago, Illinois. Maude and John were twins; baby John died at age five months, one day before his father died.|