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  (b. 11 November 1874 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 6 January 1960 San Diego, California, USA )  

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Joel Cheney WELLS was born 11 November 1874 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Joel Cheney WELLS was the child of George Washington WELLS   and   Mary Eliza MCGREGORY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John Ward WELLS and Maria CHENEY (maternal)  John MCGREGORY and Emily Esther MASON

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Joel Cheney  married  Florence Winifred MORSE 20 November 1901 .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Florence Winifred MORSE  was born 27 June 1876 Florence Winifred died 22 August 1940

Joel Cheney  married  (2) Marion HOLLISTER 20 July 1942 .  Marion HOLLISTER  was born 17 February 1894 Marion died 17 February 1955

Joel Cheney WELLS died 6 January 1960 in San Diego, California, USA.



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Joel Cheney WELLS married  female ancestor Florence Winifred MORSE-- Date: 20 November 1901 Place: 


Children of Joel Cheney WELLS and Florence Winifred MORSE:

flag male ancestor John Morse WELLS (b.14 January 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. abt. 1989, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )

 female ancestor Florence WELLS (b.6 February 1911,   d. 25 August 1930, )

flag female ancestor Gertrude Alice WELLS (b.23 May 1919, Boston, Massachusetts, USA  d. 2 November 2011, Jackson Hole, Teton, Wyoming, USA)




Joel Cheney WELLS married  female ancestor Marion HOLLISTER-- Date: 20 July 1942 Place: 


Children of Joel Cheney WELLS and Marion HOLLISTER:


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birth1874 Birth
11 November 1874
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

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marriage1901 Marriage / Partner
Joel Cheney WELLS and Florence Winifred MORSE 20 November 1901,

He was 27 years old.
1903 Birth of Child
John Morse WELLS was born 14 January 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Joel Cheney was 28 years old.
Invention In 1906, Reginald Fessenden made the first AM radio broadcast on December 24th. This event marked a significant advancement in radio technology, paving the way for the modern broadcasting industry.
Joel Cheney WELLS - Residence of Joel Cheney Wells  On the north side of Main Street were the side-by-side residences of George Washington Wells, founder of American Op
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Residence of Joel Cheney Wells

On the north side of Main Street were the side-by-side residences of George Washington Wells, founder of American Optical; and his son Joel Cheney (J.C.) Wells. This house no longer exists. It has been replaced by Dresser Park.

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1919 Birth of Child
Gertrude Alice WELLS was born 23 May 1919, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Joel Cheney was 44 years old.

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News1929 - October 29 - Black Tuesday - Stock market crash - The Great Depression Begins - It lasted until 1941 (WW2)

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Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)

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Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
marriage1942 Marriage / Partner
Joel Cheney WELLS and Marion HOLLISTER 20 July 1942,

He was 67 years old.
Invention The microwave oven was invented accidentally in 1945 by Percy Spencer, a Raytheon engineer. While testing a magnetron, he noticed microwaves melted a candy bar in his pocket. Experimenting further, he discovered microwaves could cook food quickly. Raytheon patented the process, and by 1947, they built the first commercial microwave oven, called the 'Radarange.' Initially used in commercial settings, microwaves becomes affordable for home use by the 1960s and 1970s, revolutionizing cooking.



death1960 Death
6 January 1960
San Diego, California, USA

He died at the age of 85.
Added: 2/27/2022 4:41:38 PM - Updated: 7/18/2023 10:35:13 PM
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