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Clergyman

Newell Woolsey Wells, American clergyman.

Background

Wells, Newell Woolsey was born on November 29, 1851 in at Williamsburgh, New York, United States. Son of John Dunlap and Jessie (Henderson) Wells.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1872. Graduate Princeton Theological Seminary, 1875.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1875. Pastor Cooperstown Church, 1875-1881. Associate pastor, 1881-1903, pastor, since 1903, South 3d St. Church, Brooklyn.

President Williamsburgh Hospital. Trustee Brooklyn Presbytery, New York State Colonization Society, Presbyterian Board of Church Erection.

Membership

Clubs: Hanover, University (Brooklyn).

Connections

Married Kate Fuller Smith, of Cooperstown, New York, May 26, 1880.

father:
John Dunlap Wells

mother:
Jessie (Henderson) Wells

spouse:
Kate Fuller Smith