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William Bell
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Birth: May 28, 1763
Delaware, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1801
Greenfield
Highland County
Ohio, USA

Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots
Name: William Bell
Cemetery: Greenfield Cemetery
Location: Greenfield, Highland Co OH 25
Reference: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.1, p. Serial: 8542; Volume: 4

Revolutionary War Patriot
Ancestor #A008814
Service: New Jersey
Rank: Captain
Service Description: Capt. John Stokes

Married Mary Brady September 28, 1785, in the Third Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Children:
Joseph Bell born 1783 first blacksmith in Greenfield
Mearia Bell
Josiah Bell born 1784
Sarah Bell born
Charles Bell born 1794

The County of Highland: a History of Highland County, Ohio" By J. W. Klise, A. E. Hough Page 77
In 1800 John Coffey, Lewis Lutteral, Samuel Schooley, Joseph Palmer, James Furry, James Milligan and William Bell came to Greenfield and began house building and other improvements with the view of permanent settlement.
Mr. Bell died the following spring, leaving a wife and six children, three sons and three daughters. The sons all married and remained in Greenfield, and in the course of a few years were the leading business men in the town. Joseph and Charles were the first blacksmiths, and Josiah was the first hatter in the town. They all saved money, and quitting their old industries, engaged in the dry goods business and became the prominent merchants in the town. Joseph removed from Greenfield to Washington, Fayette county, where death found him in 1854.

"Cemetery Records of Highland Co., Ohio" by Jane N. & David N. McBride Page 278
Old Burial Ground
The second person and the first adult person buried here was William Bell, who died Nov. 18, 1801. Years ago his remains were reinterred in the Greenfield Cemetery from the old Burrying Ground.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Brady Mitchell (1765 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Bell (1794 - 1867)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Thanks to Marianna Kerns Morgan for much of the info on this Memorial
 
Burial:
Greenfield Cemetery
Greenfield
Highland County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec. 1 67
 
Maintained by: David H. Sweeney
Originally Created by: Marianna Kerns Morgan
Record added: Aug 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95153679
William Bell
Added by: David H. Sweeney
 
William Bell
Added by: Marianna Kerns Morgan
 
William Bell
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Added by: Dan Siliven
 
 
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 Added: Aug. 17, 2014
 
 
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