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John Bell, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1809
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1879
Richland County
Ohio, USA

John Bell, junior, a son of Hannah (née Finch) and John Bell, senior, was born in Belmont County, Ohio. His family moved to Richland County, Ohio, in 1817, and settled in Blooming Grove Township.

John Bell and Marilda Mead were married on 30 December 1830 in Huron County, Ohio.

In addition to farming, John Bell, junior, worked as a tanner in Fitchville, Huron County. In 1840 he was certified by the Methodist Episcopal Church to officiate as a local preacher.

Notes

John Bell & Marilda Mead, 30 Dec 1830. ("Huron County, Ohio, Marriages through 1838," abridged from 1934 D.A.R. transcription. Retrieved from: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohhuron/marriages.html)

John Bell, eldest son of Robert Bell, was born in November, 1781, in New Jersey. In 1803 he married Hannah Finch, who was born in Rhode Island in 1785, and came to Belmont county [Ohio] with her parents. To her marriage with Mr. Bell seven children were born in Belmont county, namely:...[fourth] John who died in Richland county, but lived in Ripley, Huron county, where he was a tanner..." (Bio. of David S. Bell in: Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Huron and Lorain, Ohio (Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1894), p. 402.)

"David S. Bell received a primary education in the early schools of Richland county...when seventeen years old [about 1833] began to learn the tanner's trade at Fitchville, under his brother John." (Bio. of David S. Bell in: A. J. Baughman, History of Huron County, Ohio: its progress and development, with biographical sketches of prominent citizens of the county (Chicago: S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1909), pp. 402-03.)

1850 U.S. Census, Ripley Twp., Huron Co., Ohio; dwelling 3090, family 3158, lines 30-39, p. 222 (printed), p. 443 (written), 13 Nov 1850.
30. John Bell Jr, 41, farmer ($1,000), Ohio.
31. Marilda -----, 35, NY.
32. William -----, 17, tanner, Ohio.
33. Peter -----, 15, tanner, Ohio.
34. Mary Ann -----, 13, Ohio.
35. Enoch -----, 12, Ohio.
36. John M. -----, 9, Ohio.
37. Elizabeth -----, 7, Ohio.
38. Hannah -----, 3, Ohio.
39. Oephilia -----, 1, Ohio.

1870 U.S. Census, Ripley Twp., Huron Co., Ohio; dwellings 84-85, families 87-88, lines 33-34 and 35-39, p. 548B (printed), p. 10 (written), 27 Jul 1870
33. Bell, John [head], 61, farmer and shoemaker ($2,500; -0-), Ohio.
34. ----- Elisabeth, 39, keeping house, Ohio.
35. Bell, M. F. [head], 51, farmer ($4,650; $600), Ohio.
36. ----- Elisabeth, 36, keeping house, Ohio.
37. ----- Wm. R., 29, farmer, Ohio.
36. ----- Sarah J., 18, at home, Ohio.
37. ----- Ella, 13, at home, Ohio.
"M. F."--Nathaniel Finch--Bell was a younger brother of John Bell.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Bell (1781 - 1867)
  Hannah Finch Bell (1783 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Miralda Mead Bell (____ - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Bell (1803 - 1871)*
  Jesse Bell (1804 - 1884)*
  Anna Louise Bell Knott (1807 - 1843)*
  John Bell (1809 - 1879)
  Hannah Bell Knott (1811 - 1892)*
  Enoch M. Bell (1813 - 1885)*
  David S. Bell (1816 - 1906)*
  Nathaniel Finch Bell (1819 - 1875)*
  Stephen F. Bell (1821 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edwards Grove Cemetery
Greenwich
Huron County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: blueheron14
Record added: Apr 17, 2012
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John Bell, Jr
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John Bell, Jr
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John Bell, Jr
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In memory of Rev. John Bell and his wife Marilda Bell.
- Dorothy
 Added: Mar. 28, 2013
 
 
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