Annette “Nettie” Elizabeth Taylor Wells was born February 14, 1890 in Berkeley, South Carolina, daughter of Lewis Pettigrew Taylor and Eudora Elizabeth Winter Taylor.
1900 Census Information:
According to the United States Census reported on June 29, 1900, Lewis B Taylor (48), lived in St. James Goose Creek Township, Berkeley, South Carolina with his wife of 16 years, Eudore Taylor (44). It was reported she was the mother of 7 children, 4 of whom survive. Also in the home was their children; Eudora Taylor (9), Nettie Taylor (9), Adam G Taylor (8) and Susan G Taylor (6). All family members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Lewis B Taylor was a manger.
1920 Census Information:
According to the United States Census reported on January 5, 1920, Winburn L Wells (31), rented a home on Levi Street in Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina with his wife, Nettie Wells (29), and his children; Mary Wells (6), Evelyn Wells (4), and Nettie Wells (1). All family members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Winburn L Wells was a foreman at a garage.
1930 Census Information:
According to the United States Census reported on April 9, 1930, Winburn L Wells (43) rented a home in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina with his wife, Nettie E Wells (40). It was reported that they were married when he was 23 and she was 20. Also in the home was their children; Mary E Wells (16), F Evelyn Wells (14), Nettie G Wells (11), Edith V Wells (9), Anna L Wells (7) and W Lawton Wells (4) and his mother-in-law, Eudora E Taylor (71). All family members were reported to have been born in South Carolina. Winburn L Wells was a mechanic on automobile.
SUMTER – Mrs. Nettie Elizabeth Taylor Wells, 74, died Thursday, January 28, 1965 at Coleman – Aimar Clinic near Darlington.
Surviving are her husband, Wilburn L. Wells of Bethea Baptist Home; six daughters, Mrs. Henry Montgomery of Hartsville, Mrs. J. D. Hughey of Richmond, Va., Mrs. J. C. Shelley of West Action, Mass., Mrs. Thom Watson of Orlando, Fla., Mrs. O. M. Wilbur of Lewiston, N. Y. and Mrs. G. W. Hubbart of Albuquerque, N. M., and one son, the Rev. Lawton Wells of Vance.
Funeral services will be at Shelley – Brunson Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Saturday with interment in Sumter, Cemetery.
Certificate of Death
On October 31, 2009, Nettie Taylor Wells was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Rev. Lawton Wells, Jr.