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Mahitable Bowen Dana Bell
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1780
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1810
Amherst
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA

Died Age: 29 years, 10 months, 9 days

Daughter of Samuel Dana and Anna Kenrick Dana, of Amherst, NH.

First wife of Gov. Samuel Bell. She was only 16 when she married future Gov. and US Senator Samuel Bell, Nov. 26, 1796. She met Samuel Bell when he was studing law under her father, who was ten years older than her.

They had five children before she past at a young age: Chief Justice Samuel Dana (1798), Dr. John (1800), Mary Ann (1802), US Sen. James (1804), and Dr. Luther V. (1806).

It is unclear if she is actually buried here or in Amherst where she died, but there is a faded inscription on the back side of Samuel Bell's monument with Mahitable's information as if she is buried there. It is very possible she is actually buried with family in Amherst, where she and Samuel lived in near by Francestown, NH when she died. The inscription could just be a memorial to her.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Bell (1770 - 1850)*
 
 Children:
  John Bell (1800 - 1830)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chester Village Cemetery
Chester
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Bruce
Record added: Mar 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8518153
Mahitable Bowen <i>Dana</i> Bell
Added by: Bruce
 
Mahitable Bowen <i>Dana</i> Bell
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Added by: NatalieMaynor
 
 
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- Sheila Sartain Snyder
 Added: Dec. 27, 2014
Rest in Peace
- Maxine Kravitz
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
You will not be forgotten.
- Stephanie Bell
 Added: Jul. 26, 2005
 
 
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