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Devereaux Jarrett "CHICKEN TROTTER" Bell
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Birth: 1817
Bartow County
Georgia, USA
Death: 1875
Rusk County
Texas, USA

Husb. of Juliette Lewis Vann Bell Taylor. No children. They both journeyed to California as 49'ers, 1849-1850. An Express rider, in Oct. 1838, he was also said to be a Signer of the Treaty of Birds Fort in 1843 with his alias Chicken/Trotter Bell, which ended hostile actions of the Cherokees and allied tribes, (in their support of the Mexican Govt.) against the Texans settlers. Son of John Bell buried here & Charlotte Lightfoot Adair, Cherokees.
Family links: 
  John Bell (1782 - 1852)
  Charlotte Adair Bell (1785 - 1838)
  Juliette Lewis Vann Bell (1826 - 1905)
  John Jack Adair Bell (1806 - 1860)*
  Elizabeth Hughes Bell Candy (1807 - 1848)*
  Nancy Bell Starr (1814 - 1864)*
  Devereaux Jarrett Bell (1817 - 1875)
  Sarah Caroline Bell Watie (1820 - 1882)*
  Charlotte Bell Dupree (1825 - 1912)**
  James Madison Bell (1826 - 1915)*
  Martha Jane Bell Duncan (1827 - 1857)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Tabor Indian Cemetery
Rusk County
Texas, USA
Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: Jun 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20168438

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