Ralph Lester Wells

Master Ralph Lester Wells


Ralph Lester Wells, summer 1912
( Iris Stacey, USA)

Master Ralph Lester Wells, 2, was born on 15 December 1909 in the Strand, Newlyn, Cornwall. The son of Arthur Henry Wells (Railway Conductor) and Mrs Addie Dart Wells (nee Trevaskis). The family later moved to Nevada Place, Heamoor, Penzance.

He accompanied his mother and sister Joan on Titanic travelling to his father who had previously moved to live at 279 Arch Street, Akron, Ohio.

He survived the sinking and lived in Akron for the rest of his life. Ralph married Mrs Colina (MacDonald) Troutman but had no children of his own. Colina Wells is still living in Akron, Ohio. Ralph died in Akron on 27 September 1972, aged 62.

Articles
Akron Beacon Journal
, 16 April, 1912, Eight of Ten Akron People Are Saved
Akron Beacon Journal, 28 September, 1972, Obituary

Documents
Ohio Department Of Health Certificate Of Death

Contributors
Steve Coombes, UK
Chris Dohany, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Iris L. Stacey (ne Wells), USA
Homer Thiel, USA
Brian Ticehurst, UK

Articles and Stories

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West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser  (1912) 

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MRS. ADDIE WELLS THOUGHT IT WAS BOAT DRILL UNTIL SHE SAW OFFICER'S PISTOL

Akron Beacon Journal  (1912) 

MRS. ADDIE WELLS THOUGHT IT WAS BOAT DRILL UNTIL SHE SAW OFFICER'S PISTOL

 
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