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Elijah Bell
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1829
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1915
Lawrence County
Illinois, USA

Elijah Bell born 21 Nov 1829 Wilson Co., TN and died 7 Feb 1915 Lawrence Co., IL He was the son of Jesse Bell [1786-1863]and Hannah Elizabeth Crockett [1803-1873] also buried in the Bell Cemetery.
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Family on Sep 10 1850 census in Lawrence Co IL., Jesse Bell 59 and wife Hannah 48 and their children; Elijah 20 a farmer, Wesley 12 years, Nancy E. 10 years, Mary C. 22 years old.

Elijah Bell was married 2 times;
1st Md. Catherine Moore: 1835-1857
9 Apr 1856 Married Catharine Moore
1856-04-09-- E/53 18 Lawrence Co.IL
24 Mar 1857 Death of Catherine Moore
Bur: Bell Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
Child; Barbara Ann Bell Inyart;1857-1931
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2nd Md. Mariah Musgrove: 1841-1906
1 Nov 1857 Married Maria Musgrove
1857-11-01--E/146 84 Lawrence Co.IL
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"Elijah and Mariah Musgrove Bell Family"

On Aug 1 1860 Census in Lukin, Lawrence Co. IL., Elijah Bell 30 years and wife Mariah [Musgrove] 19 years and baby George W. 2 months old.

The Census 13 Jul 1870 PO: Olive, Lawrence Co. IL., Elijah Bell 41 and wife Mariah [Musgrove] 28 and the children; [Sarah]Catherine 8 years, Ned 6 years, Nancy 4 years and John is 2 years old.

On 29 Jun 1880 in Lukin, Lawrence Co. IL Census, Elijah Bell 50 years and wife Mariah 38 years and the children; [Sarah] Catherine 18 years, Ned 16 years, Nancy 14 years, John R. 13 years, Hannah E. 9 years, Josiah 7 years and nephew; Elijah Tesh 7 months old.

The Census 22 Jun 1900 in Lukin Twp. Lawrence Co. IL., Elijah Bell 70 years and Mariah 38 years had 9 children with 6 children living.
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Death of Wife, Mariah Musgrove Bell on 18 Sep 1906 in Lukin, Lawrence County, IL., with Burial in Bell Cemetery.
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After death of Elijah's wife, he went to live with his son's family

The Census May 1910 in Lukin, Lawrence Co. IL., Elijah Bell is 80 years old, a Widow living with son John R. Bell 42 & Mary E. 38 had 7 children 5 Living; Eddie 17 years, Effie 14 years, Lola 9 years, Joy 7 years, J. Ervie 3 years old.
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Death of Elijah Bell on 17 Feb 1915 in Lukin Twp. Lawrence County, IL., with Burial in Bell Cemetery.
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Elijah and Mariah Musgrove know Children;
Census 1900 ?9 children-6 Living:
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Eliza J. Bell: 1859-1859
Bur: Bell Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
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George W. Bell: 1860-1861
Bur: Bell Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
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Sarah Catherine Bell Young Summers:1862-1921
Md. 7 Sep 1880-Lawrence Co.IL
John A. Young:1858-1888
Bur: Bell Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
Md. 1 Jan 1890-Lawrence Co.IL
Robert"Bob" A. Summers:1853-1917
Bur: Denison Cem-Lawence Co.IL
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J.B. "Ned" Bell: 1863-1923
Md: 25 Mar 1882-Lawrence Co.IL
Gabrella Brown: 1866-1951
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Nancy "Nan" Bell Perry:1865-1923
Bur: Bell Cem Lawrence Co.IL
Md: 1 Apr 1883 Lawrence Co.IL
Jesse Perry: 1855-1918
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John Robert Bell: 1868-1953
Md: 13 Feb 1891 Lawrence Co.IL
Mary Ellen Foss:1872-1959
Bur: Sumner Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
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Hanna Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bell Poole:1871-1939
Md: 14 Oct 1891 Lawrence Co.IL
Bur: Sumners Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
Treat Pool: 1868-1926
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Josiah "Josier" Bell: 1873-1907
Bur: Bell Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
Md: 20 Dec 1893 Lawrence Co. IL
Elizabeth"Lizzie" Vandement VanGlider
Bur: Sumner Cem-Lawrence Co.IL
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 Parents:
  Jesse Bell (1786 - 1863)
  Hannah Elizabeth Crockett? Bell (1802 - 1873)
 
 Spouses:
  Catherine Moore Bell (1835 - 1857)
  Mariah Musgrove Bell (1841 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  Barbara Ann Bell Inyart (1857 - 1931)*
  Eliza Bell (1859 - 1859)*
  George W. Bell (1860 - 1861)*
  Sarah Catherine Bell Summers (1862 - 1921)*
  Ned Bell (1863 - 1923)*
  Nancy Bell Perry (1865 - 1923)*
  John Robert Bell (1868 - 1953)*
  Hannah Elizabeth Bell Poole (1871 - 1939)*
  Josiah Bell (1873 - 1907)*
 
 Siblings:
  William L. Bell (1823 - 1907)*
  Daniel Bell (1826 - 1899)*
  Thomas Bell (1827 - 1892)*
  Elijah Bell (1829 - 1915)
  Ann Bell Inyart (1831 - 1912)*
  Wesley Bell (1837 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: age 85 years, 3 months 17 days
 
Burial:
Bell Cemetery
Lawrence County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Ann Harmon Govers
Originally Created by: Charlotte Eagleson Sechr...
Record added: May 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6391095
Elijah Bell
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descendant; DAR; granddaughter of Everett C. Bell
- Cindy Lewis Black
 Added: May. 31, 2013
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- Judy Russell
 Added: Apr. 9, 2011

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