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Josepha Bethia Bell Gaston
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1862
Winnsboro
Fairfield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1935
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA

Josepha Bethia Bell, daughter of John Pressley Bell and the former Isabella Hemphill Caldwell, was born July 13th 1862 near Winnsboro, South Carolina. Known as "Josie" by her parents and older sister, Jane; Josie's family were members of "Old Brick" Ebenezer A.R.P. Church; where her great grandparents were charter members.

On November 19th 1889, Josie married the young doctor, Joseph Lucius Gaston, son of the late Capt. Joseph Lucius Gaston and Mrs. Margaret Brice [Hemphill] Gaston of Chester, South Carolina and emigrated west to Montgomery, Alabama; where Dr. Gaston set-up his practice. They were accompanied to Montgomery by Josie's mother and grandmother, Martha Caldwell. Dr. Gaston and Josie never had children.

Josepha Bell "Josie" Gaston departed this life on October 28, 1935 at the age of 73. She was laid to rest beside her beloved husband in Greenwood Cemetery.



 
 
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 Parents:
  John Pressley Bell (1830 - 1863)
  Isabella Hemphill Caldwell Bell (1838 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Lucius Gaston (1860 - 1929)
 
 Sibling:
  Jane Martin Bell Posey (1860 - 1933)*
  Josepha Bethia Bell Gaston (1862 - 1935)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Sec. 5, Lot 12
 
Created by: GMG
Record added: Jun 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92277914
Josepha Bethia <i>Bell</i> Gaston
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Josepha Bethia <i>Bell</i> Gaston
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