Looking for parents of Chester Ray Wells, b.1887 Hawkins, Texas

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Chester born 4/7/1887, mother passed away when he was two. I do have some guesses but nothing I can prove and I need this information to correctly finish my family tree.  Any help I can get will be greatly appreciated.

WikiTree profile: Chester Wells
in Genealogy Help by Deborah Gierach G2G1 (1.0k points)
Hi Deborah, I have linked his profile to your question to make it easier for anyone who wants to help you. Please check I found the right one. You can do this yourself on future questions by putting the Wikitree id for the profile in the box underneath the main text box for the question.
Thank you very much.  Deborah

2 Answers

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Texas Death Certificate 23507       Chester Ray Wells born April 13 1887

died May 28 1987 Dallas Texas,Father listed D.K. Wells
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (917k points)
Wayne thank you so much for the time and effort, however, this isn't my grandfather.  He definitely died in 1951, Dallas Texas.  His birth date is a little in question as being either 1887, 1888.  I know the death certificate you refer to but my grandfather isn't this man.  Thank you so much though.

Deborah Wells Gierach
I believe the DK stands for Don't Know, as his mother is listed also as DK
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1951 Death Cert says birth is April 13, 1887 but parents are DK= don't know.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GB9H-7J?i=718&cc=1983324

"Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3CG-HZY : 13 March 2018), Chester Ray Wells, 28 May 1951; citing certificate number 23507, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,074,695.

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (762k points)

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