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Lucinda "Betsey" Handley Bell
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Birth: 1795
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: 1857
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

Lucinda married General John McCutchens Bell, son of Rev. Robert Bell and Grizelda McCutchens. John owned a merchantile store, "Bell and Leland", in partnership with William Washington Leland, who was married to John's niece, Eliza McCutchens Handley in Pontotoc County, Mississippi.

Note: John Bell's father, Rev. Robert Bell, was the first minister of Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee.

Known Children of Lucinda & John

1. Robert Walker Bell
(married Margaret Williams Chancellor

2. William Bell
(died young)?

3. Claiborne Handly Bell
(married Louisa G. Washington)

4. Mary Jane Bell
(married Washington Carroll McGaughy)

5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Grizelda Bell
(married Benton Reid McGaughy, bro. of Washington)

6. Harriet Newell Bell
(married Nicholas Alexander Barbe, born Russia)

7. Martha Susannah Bell
(married George W. Davidson)

8. Sarah Draggett Bell
(married William Storry McShan)
The following three daughters are buried at Pilot Point Community Cemetery at Pilot Point, Denton County, Texas.
1. Harriet N. Bell Barbe
2. Mattie S. Davidson
3. Sarah D. Bell McShan
Family links: 
  Samuel Carroll Handly/Handley (1748 - 1840)
  Susan "Susannah" Cowan Handley (1761 - 1836)
  Robert Walker Bell (1818 - 1865)*
  Claiborne Handly Bell (1821 - 1909)*
  Mary Jane McGaughy (1828 - 1879)*
  Lizzie G. McGaughy (1835 - 1883)*
  Sarah Handley Ross (1783 - 1860)*
  John Handley (1786 - 1855)*
  Robert Cowan Handley (1792 - 1841)*
  Lucinda Handley Bell (1795 - 1857)
  Samuel Carroll Handley (1800 - 1870)*
  William Claiborn Handly (1803 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: R.J.
Record added: Oct 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118909942
Lucinda Betsey <i>Handley</i> Bell
Added by: R.J.
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- R.J.
 Added: Nov. 18, 2013

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