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Joan Wells

Birthplace: Cornwall, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Arthur Henry Wells and Addie Dart Wells
Sister of Ralph Lester Wells; Arthur L Wells and Charles Owen Wells

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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Immediate Family

About Joan Wells

  • Name: Miss Joan Wells
  • Born: Wednesday 26th February 1908
  • Age: 4 years
  • Last Residence: in Heamoor Cornwall England
  • 2nd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 29103 , £23
  • Destination: Akron Ohio United States
  • Rescued (boat 14)
  • Disembarked Carpathia: New York City on Thursday 18th April 1912
  • Died: Monday 10th July 1933
  • Cause of Death: Sepsis
  • Buried: Mt. Peace Cemetery Akron Ohio United States

Miss Joan Wells, 4, was born on 26 February 1908 in the Strand, Newlyn, Cornwall. The daughter of Arthur Henry Wells (Railway Conductor) and Addie Wells (née Trevaskis). The family later moved to Nevada Place, Heamoor, Penzance.

She accompanied her mother and brother Ralph on Titanic travelling to her father who had previously moved to live at 279 Arch Street, Akron, Ohio. She survived the sinking and lived in Akron until her death on 11 July 1933, aged 24.


  • Akron Beacon Journal, 16 April, 1912, Eight of Ten Akron People Are Saved
  • Akron Beacon Journal, 11July, 1933, Obituary


  • State Of Ohio Department Of Health Certificate Of Death


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

Travelling Companions (on same ticket)

  • Mrs "Addie" Dart Wells
  • Master Ralph Lester Wells
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Joan Wells's Timeline

February 26, 1908
Cornwall, England
June 10, 1933
Age 25