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Helen Sisson Champlin Bell
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1861
Glens Falls
Warren County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1924
Glens Falls
Warren County
New York, USA

Helen Sisson Champlin, youngest known child of George D. Champlin and Esther Ann Sisson, b. June 6, 1861 at Glens Falls, NY where she d. July 22, 1924.

On Aug. 2, 1887 at Glens Falls, NY, Helen m. Horace Waite Bell, s. of Rev. William Powell Bell and Mary Edna Leach, b. Nov. 5, 1861 at Wilton, NY. He d. July 25, 1906 at Glens Falls. They had two children who are summarized in their father's memorial.

Helen and her husband were distant cousins, mutual descendants of George Soule, a passenger of the 1620 Mayflower voyage to Plymouth, Mass. They separately descended from different children of George2 Soule (George,1) and his wife Deborah of Dartmouth, Mass.

Post-Star Newspaper
Glens Falls, NY
Wednesday, July 23, 1924
p. 5, col. 4, Obituary.

Mrs. Helen C. Bell, 63, widow of Horace W. Bell; died at 1:30 yesterday afternoon in the home of her sister, Mrs. Patrick Hayes, 9 Horicon avenue. She was born in Glens Falls, the daughter of the late George and Esther Champlin. She was a member of Christ church, and of the Friends in Council. Her husband for many years was a prominent newspaper man, having been employed on the old Morning Star and the Times.
Besides her sister, Mrs. Bell is survived by a son, H. Waite Bell of Hartford, Conn.; a daughter, Miss Harriet Bell of Glens Falls; another sister, Miss Elizabeth Champlin; and a brother, Egbert Champlin of this city.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George D. Champlin (1817 - 1905)
  Esther Ann Sisson Champlin (1820 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Horace Waite Bell (1861 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Horace Waite Bell (1892 - 1977)*
  Harriet Colvin Bell (1894 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Egbert Champlin (1846 - 1929)*
  Mary Elizabeth Champlin (1848 - 1931)*
  Lynn David Champlin (1856 - 1909)*
  Harriet C. Champlin Hayes (1858 - 1949)*
  Helen Sisson Champlin Bell (1861 - 1924)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Footstone
Helen C. Bell
1861 - 1924
 
Burial:
Glens Falls Cemetery
Glens Falls
Warren County
New York, USA
Plot: Colvin Plot, 29/8
 
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: May 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70367737
Helen Sisson <i>Champlin</i> Bell
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Helen Sisson <i>Champlin</i> Bell
Added by: Anne Dickinson
 
Helen Sisson <i>Champlin</i> Bell
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Rest in Peace Great Aunt and Cousin
- Don Blauvelt
 Added: Dec. 14, 2011
 
 
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