|Birth: ||Oct. 6, 1845|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 1906|
Mrs. A.L. Bell died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. H.A. Hall of Pond Creek, Oklahoma, Friday November 9, 1906 of Bright's disease, aged 61 years, one month and three days. Mrs. Bell went to Pond Creek in the summer to visit her daughter and had been there but a few weeks when she was taken seriously ill, and for many weeks she was confined to her bed, suffering intensely but bearing her affiction with serene fortitude.
Elizabeth A. Peach was born October 6, 1845 in Putman County, Indiana.
She was married December 8, 1864 at Bainbridge, Indiana to Ambrose L. Bell. To this union were born six children, four sons and two daughters. Two sons, W.P. and A.O. Bell of Eureka and one daughter, Mrs. H.A. Hall of Pond Creek, survive their parents.
Three years ago last July the husband and father, A.L. Bell, died in Oklahoma while visiting his daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Bell came to Kansas in 1877 locating in Allen County and seven years later came to Eureka.
That Mrs. Bell was a loving mother was continually evidenced by the tender solicitude for her health and happiness which her sons constantly mainfested.
She was a sincere Chriatian, uniting with the Methodist Church early in life and living a life of faith and service.
She was a member of the Woman's Relif Corps in which organization she was always a great worker when her health permitted.
The body was brought to Eureka Saturday afternoon and interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery. Brief ritual services by the W.R.C. were conducted at the grave.
From Eureka Herald 15 November 1906 page 1.
Ambrose L. Bell (1838 - 1903)
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Record added: Apr 26, 2008
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