East Liverpool Tribune
George Wells, aged 74 years, died Friday at his home on Seventh street, of paralysis. Deceased leaves nine children – Mrs. Phoebe Mercer, of Agricola, Coffee Co., Kansas; John Wells, Mrs. Mattie Mercer, of Hancock Co., W. Va.; Will, George, Misses Maze and Ida, Mrs. Maggie Mercer and Mrs. Ella Finley, of this city.
Mr. Wells was well known, and owned a good amount of local reality.
Interment in Riverview took place Monday.
(Note – Died February 17, 1899)