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Rosa Bell "Big Mama" Bevis Pugh
Birth: Feb. 1, 1891
Farnham
Richmond County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1970
Farnham
Richmond County
Virginia, USA

Rosa Bell(aka Big Mama) was the only child of
Arabella D. Hughlett Welch Bevis and Thomas Bevis. Her mother was widowed from Fleming Paul Welch and Rosa Bell had a half brother and sister. She married William Hamilton Pugh in 1909 and had 10 children. One daughter Ethel died before age 3. Her children were Hamilton, Lottie, Evelyn, Edna Isabelle Pugh Barrack Ferrier, Wesley, Lurline, Pauline H. Pugh Crouse, Logan and John. Her husband died in 1933 so she was left to raise 5 young children alone during the depression. In her later years she married a man 20 years younger than her. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Bevis (1839 - 1919)
  Arabella D Huglett Bevis (1851 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  William Hamilton Pugh (1880 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Hamilton Nevin Pugh (1910 - 1975)*
  Mary Ethel Pugh (1911 - 1911)*
  Lottie Virginia Pugh Brent (1912 - 2008)*
  Evelyn Aleise Pugh Lankford (1914 - 2008)*
  Edna Isabelle Pugh Ferrier (1915 - 1998)*
  Thomas Wesley Pugh (1916 - 1997)*
  Lurline Hugheltt Pugh Beuchelt (1921 - 1990)*
  Pauline H Pugh Crouse (1921 - 2001)*
  Logan Garnett Pugh (1924 - 1985)*
  John Weymouth Pugh (1927 - 2001)*
 
 Sibling:
  Flementine Welch Bray (1878 - 1964)**
  Rosa Bell Bevis Pugh (1891 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Farnham Baptist Church Cemetery
Farnham
Richmond County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Kim
Record added: Apr 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26164268
Rosa Bell Big Mama <i>Bevis</i> Pugh
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Rosa Bell Big Mama <i>Bevis</i> Pugh
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Rosa Bell Big Mama <i>Bevis</i> Pugh
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Great Grandma you died 43 years yesterday. Even though I don't remember you because I was small I knew you were a special person. You were loved.
- Kim
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013

- chantchick
 Added: Jan. 14, 2012

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