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Wells [married name Whitford], Helenalocked

(1761?–1824)
  • Jane McDermid

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Wells [married name Whitford], Helena (1761?–1824), novelist and educationist, was born in South Carolina, America, the daughter of Robert Wells (1727/8–1794) and his wife, Mary. She had a sister and an elder brother, the physician William Charles Wells. Her parents were Scottish and had settled in ...

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