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William "Doss" Bell
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1856
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 29, 1918
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA

7th of 13 children of Peter and Susan (Rhisinger) Bell. Married Susan Adeline McLaughlin abt 1876. Father of Charley, William Levi, Jessey, Bessie, George Mitchell, Lillian Augusta, Bertha Mae, and Francis Lucile. Brother of Martha Francis, Mary, George, Henrietta, Alice, Jackson, Lillie, Clarence, Ida, Peter Charles,Harry and Robert.
Buried with wife and children Jessey and Charley. No gravestones for children.
Captain of Fire station #2 Mansfield, OH, prev policeman and fireman.

copy of obituary: WILLIAM BELL, Captain of No. 2 fire station and life long-resident of Mansfield, died this morning at 7:30 o'clock at his home, 330 East Fourth Street, after an illness of seven weeks with heart trouble. It was not until last Thursday that his condition became critical, but since then he had rapidly grown worse until death resulted. Mr. Bell, who was 62 years and one month of age, was born in this city and resided here throughout his entire life. At the age of 16 years he became a volunteer fireman and was appointed as a regular fireman May 14, 1890 and as captain of No. 2 station on December 31, 1907. He was at all times recognized as faithful and efficient in the performance of his duties and was held in high regard by his associates in the city service as well as by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife and six children, two sons, William, of Bellville, and George, of this city, and four daughters, Mrs. Phillip Kipp, Mrs. George Birmelin, Mrs. Samuel Schwier and Mrs. Beach Gatton, all of this city. Funeral services will be conducted at the home Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by the Rev. M.L. Jenney, Pastor of the First Christian Church. Burial will be in the Mansfield Cemetery. The Mansfield News, Wednesday, May 29, 1918 p3, col2) 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Bell (1821 - 1875)
  Susan E. Rhisinger Bell (1827 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Adeline McLaughlin Bell Flockerzi (1856 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Charley Bell (1876 - ____)*
  William Levi Bell (1878 - 1970)*
  Jessey Bell (1881 - 1884)*
  Bessie Bell Kipp (1885 - 1969)*
  George Mitchell Bell (1890 - 1951)*
  Lillian Augusta Bell Birmelin (1892 - 1975)*
  Bertha Mae Bell Schwier (1895 - 1973)*
  Lucille Francis Bell Stutz (1897 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Frances Bell (1847 - 1866)*
  William Bell (1856 - 1918)
  Lillian Bell Eyerly (1857 - 1926)*
  Clarence Bell (1861 - 1865)*
  Peter Charles Bell (1864 - 1942)*
  Harry Bell (1867 - 1869)*
  Robert Bell (1871 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mansfield Cemetery
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA
Plot: section K, lot 1264
 
Created by: EricS
Record added: Jun 26, 2010
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William Doss Bell
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