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James Bell, Jr
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Birth: 1744
Oakham
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1811
Oakham
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

His birth was not recorded in the Oakham Vital Records, but "The Settlement and Story of Oakham, Mass. Vol. II, Pg. 419, lists James, Jr. b. 1755 (age 67 at death)."

Although his gravestone indicates he died in the 68th year of his life, the Oakham Vital Records, page 112 also states his age as 67 as seen on gravestone. Burial is in the Old Graveyard by the Church, Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts

James Bell, Jr. was the second son of James and Martha (Crawford) Bell. He was a Revolutionary Soldier.
James Bell & Anna Osborn, daughter of Joseph and Jennett (Hodge) Osborn, were married in Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts; intentions of the marriage were posted 14 July 1792.2.
Children of James Bell, Jr. & Anne (Osborn) Bell: (all born in Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts
1. Melinda, born 24 September 1794
2. Polly Davis, born 15 January 1796; married Walter McFarland in Oakham, 27 May 1817.
3. Patty Crawford, born 7 January 1798; married Daniel McFarland in Oakham,19 May 1817. Patty (Crawford) McFarland died in Stark, New Hampshire.
4. Anna Osborn, born 24 August 1800

James Bell, Jr. husband of Anna, died in Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts 17 July 1811 [age 67 on his gravestone]

Sources: Vital Records of Oakham, Massachusetts
Births: Page 12
Marriages: Page 58
Deaths: Page 112 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Bell (1705 - 1793)
  Martha Crawford Bell (1706 - 1795)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Osburn Bell (1760 - 1850)
 
 Children:
  Polly Davis Bell McFarland (1796 - 1857)*
  Patty Crawford Bell McFarland (1798 - 1836)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Bell (1734 - 1808)*
  Mary Bell Holland (aka Mulholland) (1737 - 1809)*
  James Bell (1744 - 1811)
  Aaron Bell (1747 - 1814)*
  Sarah Bell Campbell (1750 - 1839)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Erected
in Memory of
Mr. James Bell
who died July 17th 1811
in the 68th Year of
his life.

 
Burial:
Oakham Center Cemetery
Oakham
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bette Hartman
Record added: Dec 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10037441
James Bell, Jr
Added by: Bette Hartman
 
James Bell, Jr
Added by: Bette Hartman
 
James Bell, Jr
Added by: Bette Hartman
 
 
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