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Salome Crandall

Salome Adell Crandall was born on 24 Jun 1836 in Ohio, Kentucky, United States.16

Saloma Crandall was listed as a 15 year old female born Ohio in the household of Anna Crandall on the 1850 census. The family was living in Washington Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States.7

She sold interest in the fractional quarter of Section 28 Township 69 Range 9 to Thomas C. Dodson for $100 on 15 Sep 1857 in Van Buren, Iowa, United States.8

Salome Crandle was listed in the household of John N Crandle on the 1860 census. According to the census, Salome was 25 years old and born in Iowa.9

She married Thurston Kennedy Wells on 20 Mar 1861 in Van Buren, Iowa, United States.36,1013

On 16 Jan 1862, Freddie L. Wells was born in Eaton, Michigan, United States.

On 1 Jan 1866, Mary A. Wells was born in Eaton, Michigan, United States.

On 12 Jun 1868, Anna May Wells was born in Pleasant Hill (historical), Van Buren, Iowa, United States.

Saloma Wells was listed as a 35 year old boarder in the household of Jaosia Jameson on the 1870 census living in Des Moines Township, Van Buren County, Iowa. Listed below her was 2 year old Annie M. Wells, 17 year old Frank wells, and 12 year old William Wells.14

According to her obituary, she was living in Kansas, United States in 1870.6

On 5 Feb 1873, Nettie Adell Wells was born in Woodson, Kansas, United States.

Salome Wells was listed as a 39 year old female who was born in Ohio in the household of T K Wells on the 1875 census living in Liberty Township, Woodson, Kansas, United States.15

Saloma Wells was listed in the household of T. K. Wells on the 1885 Kansas census. According to the census, Saloma was 49 years old.16

Salome died on 30 Aug 1893 at the age of 57 in Woodson, Kansas, United States.1,3,6

She was buried at Yates Center Cemetery in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States.1

ENDNOTES:

        1. Find a Grave, database and images, Find a Grave (www.findagrave.com : viewed online September 2016), memorial for Salome Crandall Wells (? – 1893), Find a Grave Memorial no. #67550166, created by RisingSun, citing Yates Center Cemetery, Yates Center, Woodson County, Kansas; accompanying photograph by RisingSun, Salome Crandall Wells.

        2. Ancestry.com, Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009), Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1885 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1885_143; Line: 13.

        3. Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, Seneca, Kansas, 2016. Wells Family Bible. copy obtained from Doris Ryan, daughter of Cecile Mentzer Beine.

        4. Duncan L. Wallace, History of Allen and Woodson Counties, Kansas (Iola, Kansas: Iola Register, 1901), digital copy, page 831-832 http://www.ancestry.com viewed online 12 June 2021.

        5. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 database, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7836/). Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 : viewed online 11 June 2021.

        6. “Salome Crandall,” obituary, The Yates Center News (Yates Center, Kansas), 8 September 1893, page 3; digital images, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online April 2018).

        7. 1850 U.S. Census, Van Buren County Iowa, population schedule, Washington, Van Buren County, Iowa, page 263 (stamped), family 95, Anna Crandall; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online December 2018); NARA microfilm publication M432.

        8. Van Buren County Iowa. Deed Book 3, Page 207, 208.

        9. 1860 U.S. Census, Van Buren County, Iowa, population schedule, Washington Township, Van Buren County, Iowa, page 75 Image 17 of 30, household 578, John S Crandle; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed onilne November 2017); NARA microfilm publication M653

        10. “Died,” The Yates Center News (Yates Center, Kansas), 9 June 1893, page 2; digital images, Newspapers.com (www.newspapers.com : viewed online 30 May 2021).

        11. Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, , Seneca, Kansas, 2016. Descendants of Ozias Wells. copy obtained from Doris Ryan of Yates Center, KS.

        12. Iowa, Van Buren County. Marriage records v. A-C 1837-1861.  Film #967640 DGS 4309553. Saloma Crandle, 19 Mar 1861 Book C: page 221; digital images, FamilySearch http://www.familysearch.org : viewed online 1998.

        13. Olive K. Porter, Marriage Records from Van Buren County (np: Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution, 1936), p.208 Wells, Thurston K.

        14. 1870 U.S. Census, Van Buren County Iowa, population schedule, Des Moines Township, Van Buren County, Iowa, page 16 and 17, family 128, Saloma Wells; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online 31 May 2021); NARA microfilm publication T132.

        15. 1875 Kansas Census, Woodson County, Kansas, Kansas State Census, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas, page 10 Image 6 of 14, household 69, T K Wells; digital image, Family Search (www.familysearch.org : viewed online December 2018)

        16. 1885 Kansas State Census, Woodson County, Kansas, Kansas State Census, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas, page 43 Image 64 of 96, household 36, T. K. Wells; digital image, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : viewed online September 2016); Kansas State Historical Society

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