A. W. WELLS, a member of one of the oldest and most prominent families of Buffalo township, W. Va., the son of Bazaleel and Nancy (McIntire) Wells, of Welsh and Irish descent, respectively. Bazaleel Wells was born on the same farm as his son, A. W. Wells, in the year 1799, May 26 and died November 4, 1874. His wife was also born near Wellsburg, March 24, 1799. The paternal grandparents were Robert and Ann (Hyatt) McIntire, natives of Ellicott Mills, Md. The McIntires moved to Brooke county, W. Va., sometime about the year 1790, settling in the vicinity of Wellsburg. The nine children that were born to Bazaleel and Nancy Wells are: Robert, Ezbai, Milton, Bazaleel, John D., R. F., W. V., Michal (Berry) and Ann (McCoy). Mary Palmer, daughter of James and Savina Palmer, became Mr. Wells's wife in March 1854. Their children are: Sevina (Lewis), John C. and Robert M.
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