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Roxanna Welch "Roxie" Whiteside Bell
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1860
Death: Feb. 18, 1903

wife of Robert Newton Bell
Married on Dec 24, 1876. Parents of Viola, William Edward, Arthur, Mark Leroy, Martin Harvey, Willie May, Lillie Lee, Alma Birdie, Roxie Myrtle, and Vella Bell. Most of the children were born in Rosston, Cooke Co, Tx.
Roxanna Welch Whiteside was born in Pontotoc, Mississippi to William H. Whiteside and Jane McBride Harper of Maury and Obion Counties of Tennessee. She had four half-siblings: Elizabeth, Paralee, Samuel and Margaret. She married Robert Newton Bell Dec. 24, 1876. Roxie was the mother of ten children, eight reaching adulthood. She died in childbirth with her last child Roxie Myrtle. The gravesites of Roxie Myrtle and Willie May have never been located. The Whitesides were devout members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for many generations.

father: William Hugh Whiteside
Mother: Jane McBride Harper 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Hugh Whiteside (1816 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Newton Bell (1854 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Viola Bell (1877 - 1880)*
  William Edward Bell (1881 - 1938)*
  Arthur Bell (1882 - 1946)*
  Marcus Leroy Bell (1885 - 1963)*
  Martin H. Bell (1888 - 1966)*
  Mae Bell Berry (1891 - 1980)*
  Lillie Lee Bell Curtis (1893 - 1968)*
  Vella Bell (1897 - 1899)*
  Birdie A. Bell Ray (1899 - 1986)*
  Roxie Myrtle Bell Dillon (1903 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Whiteside Wilder (1844 - 1888)*
  Parlee Jane Whiteside Riggan (1846 - 1924)*
  Samuel L. Whiteside (1849 - 1928)*
  Roxanna Welch Whiteside Bell (1860 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The headstone, in error, states she was the wife of R M Bell. (should be R N Bell).
 
Burial:
Hardy Cemetery
Hardy
Montague County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Bryce Whiteside
Originally Created by: Pat
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49827524
Roxanna Welch Roxie <i>Whiteside</i> Bell
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Roxanna Welch Roxie <i>Whiteside</i> Bell
Added by: Pat
 
Roxanna Welch Roxie <i>Whiteside</i> Bell
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Added by: Pat LaHue Mitchell
 
 
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Roxanna Welch Whiteside Bell was the daughter of William H Whiteside and Jane McBride Harper. She was my Great Grandmother
- Jimmie
 Added: Apr. 21, 2010

- Pat
 Added: Mar. 16, 2010
 
 
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