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David Bell
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Birth: 1720
Death: 1780
Augusta County
Virginia, USA

Captain in the Augusta County Militia during the Revolutionary War, has a U.S. Government issued stone.

Reference: Colonial Families of the United States - Lineage of James Franklin Bell...pg. 84-85" "David Bell,. circa 1722, probably in Ireland; d. Mar 1780. He served as a private from Augusta Co. in the French and Indian War, in 1758 and at the time of his death was Captain of one of the Militia companies of Augusta Co. Besides rendering military service in capacities in the Old French War, in guarding the Virginia frontiers against the Indians, and in mustering and training men for the war of Independence, he furnished large quantities of cattle and provisions to the Virginia troops in the field between the outbreak of the Revolution and his death. Shortly before his marriage he purchased a tract of 400 acres of land in Beverly Manor, on a branch of the Middle River, in Augusta Co, and on this tract he resided until his death. This tract immediately adjoined the tract of 200 acres on Poage's Run in Beverly Manor, which was the "home place" of William Bell, the immigrant. Capt. David Bell was a man of affairs, active and successful in business, of considerable means, and a leading citizen of his community. m. circa 1754-55, in Augusta Co., Va., Florence Henderson, d.1809-10, dau. of William and Susannah Henderson." 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bell (1685 - 1757)
   Bell (____ - 1757)
 
 Siblings:
  David Bell (1720 - 1780)
  Samuel Bell (1724 - 1803)*
  Joseph Bell (1742 - 1823)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Augusta Stone Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Fort Defiance
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Old cemetery, 1/4 mile from current church
 
Maintained by: Harvey Bell
Originally Created by: LSP
Record added: Jun 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37978910
David Bell
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David Bell
Added by: Harvey Bell
 
David Bell
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Looking for descendants of Samuel Bell married 1812 to Dorothy Raidor/Rader Bell, Samuel born in Bath CO Va, relatives Augusta.
- Steve
 Added: Aug. 11, 2016
Rest in Peace, 4th great grandfather. You have many descendants who have faithfully served God and America as did you. Thank you for setting the example of service. You died during the "Hard winter of 1779/80" with so many others in service to America and...(Read more)
- David Erwin Bell, Clan Bell President
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015
Rest In Peace
- vets2search
 Added: Nov. 17, 2014
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