Riley Wells Cemetery

This Cemetery is listed as Wells Cemetery # 3 page 425 of the new Christian County Cemetery Book February 2004.

From Hopkinsville at intersection of East 7th Street and Highway 107 N, take Highway 107 N for 14.5 miles.
Turn left at Red Bridge and go about 4.6 miles.  Turn left on a dirt road and go about 1 mile.  This cemetery is near
Bull Creek.  You cannot get to the cemetery in a car.
Photos, inscriptions and annotations are from Wanda Nell Wells Barnes.  Wanda last visited this cemetery
in 2001 with her husband Sherrill Barnes and her brother Kenneth Wells.  Wanda and Kenneth
are the great great grandchildren of Riley and Mary Ann (Polly) Grace Wells.
Octavia L. Jordan WELLS

December 14, 1850
January 23, 1903

Daughter of John and Grizzy Jordan 
Married 4 February 1875 to
William Henry Wells

Edmund R. WELLS 

Edmund Riley Wells was born June 4, 1824 the son of 
Wyatt Wells and Nancy Ganes. He married 
June 20, 1844 to Mary Ann (Polly) Grace

Goldie Lee WELLS

Inf. Of N. D & Dora
     July 27, 1905
      July 19, 1906

Daughter of Novie D. Wells and Dora Alice Lamb

Lille F. WELLS

September 21, 1887
January 15, 1903

Daughter of Finis Wells and Margaret C. (Tiny) Wells


February 4, 1851
April 7, 1928

William Henry Wells was the son of 
Edmund Riley Wells and 
Mary Ann (Polly) Grace

He married 4 February 1875 to Octavia L. Jordan

No Photo Available For Mary Ann Wells
Mary Ann Wells                          Mary Ann was the daughter of William Grace 
August 31, 1826                           and  Nancy McLean.
March 27, 1908                           Wife of Edmund Riley Wells
                                                      She was known as Polly

There are several sandstone or fieldstone markers.  Hubert and Hershel Wells are listed in this cemetery,
but they are buried at Johnsons Chapel Cemetery with their parents and other family members.

Kenneth O. Wells and Sherrill Barnes, the old gate to the cemetery.
Photo  2001
©Wanda Nell Wells Barnes
©Western KY History & Genealogy