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Peter Hansbrough Bell
Birth: May 12, 1812
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1898
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA

US Governor. US Congressman. Born in Virginia, Bell moved to Texas in 1836 where he had a distinguished military career. He was a Captain of the Texas Volunteer Rangers during the Mexican War (1845-1846). By 1849, he had achieved the rank of Colonel of a Texan volunteer regiment. From 1849 to 1853, Bell was the governor of Texas. He served as a U.S. Representative from Texas from 1853 to 1857. After leaving office, he moved to Littleton, North Carolina where he died and was buried in Halifax County. In 1930, his body was reinterred in the Texas State Cemetery in Austin. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
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  Ella Rives (Reeves) Eaton Bell (1835 - 1897)*
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Texas State Cemetery
Travis County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section: Section C2, Row: M Number:8
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Nov 05, 2003
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