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Prudence Miller Abbey Bell
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1811
Portland
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1851
Portland
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

wife of Edwin Bell

age 40

PRUDENCE MILLER ABBEY, daughter of Asaph and Ruth (Hollister) Abbey, born March 18, 1811 (Portland, CT) ; died in Portland, Conn., February 19, 1851.

Married December 18, 1833, EDWIN BELL, born at Gildersleeve, (Middlesex Co) Conn., December 26, 1811, son of George and Anna (Crosby) Bell.

He was a blacksmith at Portland and was also connected with quarrying.


Children of Prudence M. Abbey:

1 - Isadore C. Bell, b. Oct. 17, 1835 ; resided in Akron, Ohio ; m. Henry Howe. Children, living in Ira, Ohio : i. Edwin Bell ; ii. Frank R. ; iii. Abbey.

2 - Abbey A. Bell, b. Nov. 9, 1838, in Connecticut; d. Feb., 1866 or 7. Married in Akron, Ohio, April 15, 1865, Reuben (or Lyman) Payne, b. Aug. 29, 1820, in Portland, Conn.; d. there Feb. 27, 1897; farmer and fruit grower. He m. (1) Mary Norton Clark, by whom he had three children. Child of Abbey A. Bell: Dwight J., b. Aug. 21, 1866, in Portland, Conn. ; educated at high schools in Penfield Hill and Portland and business college ; lives in Kalamazoo, Mich. ; manufacturer of hammock chairs and folding furniture. Dwight J. Payne, m. June 12, 1889, Ella L. Parmalee, b. May 20, 1868, daughter of Wilbur Fisk and Lodisca Clarinda (Blatchley) Parmalee. Wilbur Fiske Parmalee is inventor of reclining and folding chairs and many other specialties. Children of Dwight J. Payne : i. Reuben B., b. April 10, 1890, d. Aug., 1892 ; ii. Wilbur B., b. Nov. 24, 1891 ; iii. Kenneth M., b. Sept. 12, 1893 : iv. Gabriella, b. Sept. 8, 1897.

3 - Sarah Jane Bell, b. May 9, 1841 ; d. Nov. 13, 1854.

4 - Anna Mary Bell, b. March 20, 1843 ; d. Dec. 9, 1843.

5 - Grove L. Bell, b. Oct. 11, 1844 ; d. Dec. 3, 1863, at Stephenson, Ala., a soldier in Company D, 20th Connecticut Volunteers.

6 - Rosalie Bell, b. Feb. 8, 1847 ; d. March 13, 1847.

7 - Edwin Irving Bell, b. Sept. 17, 1848; m. (1) Hettie M. Cooper; (2) Elizabeth Ronalds.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Asaph Abbey (1776 - 1834)
  Ruth Hollister Abbey (1782 - 1868)
 
 Spouse:
  Edwin Irving Bell (1811 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Abbey A Bell Payne (1838 - 1867)*
  Sarah Jane Bell (1841 - 1854)*
  Anna Mary Bell (1843 - 1843)*
  Grove L Bell (1844 - 1863)*
  Rosalie Bell (1847 - 1847)*
  Edwin Irving Bell (1848 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Asaph Abbey (1804 - 1859)*
  Russell Abbey (1807 - 1888)*
  Ruth Abbey Shepard (1808 - 1882)*
  Prudence Miller Abbey Bell (1811 - 1851)
  Sarah Abbey Bartlett (1813 - 1907)*
  William Warren Abbey (1814 - 1902)*
  Grove Nelson Abbey (1818 - 1882)*
  Samuel Abbey (1820 - 1889)*
  Lucy Elizabeth Abbey Johnson (1825 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Church Cemetery
Portland
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: John Beckstein
Record added: Dec 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63001847
Prudence Miller <i>Abbey</i> Bell
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