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John J. Bell, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1773
Death: Oct. 14, 1858

Born: Old 96th District, Edgefield Co., South Carolina
Died: Williamson County, Illinois

Married: Mary ? (abt 1798 in South Carolina)

Children:
Benjamin Tucker Bell
Martha "Patsey" Bell Turnage
John Bell Jr.
Elizabeth Bell Hughes
Sarah "Sally" Bell Hughes
Sampson Benjamin Bell Sr.
Lucretia Bell Trout

John Bell, Sr. was one of two known children of Benjamin Bell, Jr. (1749-1781). His middle initial was probably "J." based on a John J. Bell being the bondsman for the marriage of Patsey Bell (his oldest daughter) to Isaac Turnage. John married Mary in South Carolina about 1798. Her maiden name was possibly "Reese" based on records showing that family living nearby. John, Mary, and their children moved to Wilson Co. TN between 1810 and 1816 to live near his brother Joseph Tucker Bell, who was a justice of the peace there. Mary died before 1820 and John later moved to Williamson Co. IL in 1854 to live with his son Sampson Benjamin Bell Sr. and his family. John Bell Sr. died in Williamson Co. IL and is buried in the Bell-Davis plot.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Bell (1749 - 1781)
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Tucker Bell (1799 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bell-Davis Farm Cemetery
Williamson County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: D Bell
Originally Created by: Jan Miller
Record added: Aug 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29035342
 

Dearest G5-Grandfather, may you rest forever in the sweet peace of His loving arms...
- Sherry Craig Retzler
 Added: Aug. 13, 2015

- Browneyes
 Added: Aug. 14, 2008
 
 
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