Anna Wales

Full name

Anna Belding Wales

Presence on Earth



Seminary period alum


Bradford County, PA
Mount Carroll, IL
Colorado Springs, CO

Anna Wales, née Anna Belding, was a student at Shimer College in the Seminary period. She is listed in the 1862 catalog, indicating that she attended for some portion of the academic years 1859-1862.

Anna Wales died in Colorado Springs, CO, in 1908, and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery there.[1]

Shimer connectionsEdit


  • in "Royal P. Wales", Portrait & Biographical Album of Carroll County, 1889:
    The subject of this sketch was married in this county, in 1863 to Miss Anna E. Belding, a daughter of Daniel and Harriet Belding, and a native of Bradford County PA, born in 1845. This union has been sanctified by the birth of two children, a son and a daughter, C. Albertine and Marion E.


  • on
  • in "Anna Wales", source uncertain, May 1908:
    Word has been received here by Mayor Horatio Wales and Misses Sarah and Mary Wales that their sister-in-law, Mrs. Anna Wales, wife of the late Dr. Royal P. Wales, had died of pneumonia at her home in Colorado Springs, Colorado, last Saturday evening. Mrs. Wales was formerly a resident of Carroll county. She was a daughter of Daniel Belding of Rock Creek. Her marriage to Dr. R. P. Wales occurred June 23, 1863. Two daughters were born to Dr. and Mrs. Wales, Albertine and Mary, both of whom survive their parents. Dr. Wales for many years was a practicing physician in Lanark and Mt. Carroll. For several years past his wife had resided in Colorado Springs on account of the health of one of her daughter. Dr. Wales died in Colorado Springs January 1, 1907. Full particulars in regard to Mrs. Wales' death have not been received here. Miss Sarah Wales left at once for Colorado Springs.


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