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Sarah Luella Rutherford Bell
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1863
Villa Ridge
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1936
Villa Ridge
Franklin County
Missouri, USA

Daughter of James Franklin Rutherford, Sr. and his Mary Ann Elizabeth Walker Rutherford.

Luella married about 1879 to John Thomas Bell, "Jack", as his second wife. he was born 5 Sep 1845 in Boles TowHship, Franklin Co., MO, son of John Bell Sr. and his wife Almeda Farrar Bell, who had been born in Virginia.

In 1880, Luella and John were living with his widowed mother and John's son William from his first marriage:

1880 census, St. Johns, Franklin, Missouri
Almedia Bell Self F 66 Virginia
John T Bell Son M 34 Missouri
Luella S Bell Daughter-in-law F 17 Missouri
William Bell Grandson M 7 Missouri
Elmore Preast Other M 20 Missouri

1900 census, Boles Township (excl. Pacific city), Franklin, Missouri
John T Bell Head M 55 Missouri
Luella Bell Wife F 37 Missouri
Estella Bell Daughter F 18 Missouri
Albert J Bell Son M 17 Missouri
Oscar Bell Son M 15 Missouri
Nellie Bell Daughter F 10 Missouri
Howard Bell Son M 8 Missouri
Mabel Bell Daughter F 3 Missouri

1910 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
John T Bell Head M 64 Missouri
Luella Bell Wife F 46 Missouri
Oscar Bell Son M 24 Missouri
Nellie Bell Daughter F 20 Missouri
Howard Bell Son M 17 Missouri
Mable Bell Daughter F 13 Missouri

John died 23 Jul 1914 and was buried with his parents at Bethel cemetery in Labadie, Franklin Co., MO.

1920 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
Luella Bell Head F 59 Missouri
Oscar Bell Son M 33 Missouri
Howard Bell Son M 26 Missouri
Eliza Bell Daughter F 21 Missouri
Natalie Bell Granddaughter F 0 Missouri
Mary Rutherford Mother F 51 Illinois

1930 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
Oscar C Bell Head M 43 Missouri
Hulda M Bell Wife F 32 Missouri
Mildred O Bell Daughter F 10 Missouri
Evelyn M Bell Daughter F 8 Missouri
Douglas R Bell Son M 5 Missouri
Donald J Bell Son M 1 Missouri
Dorothy M Bell Daughter F 1 Missouri
Luella Bell Mother F 67 Missouri
John Rousan Boarder M 45 Missouri

Died Age 73 28 days of Brocho pneumonia

She is buried near her parents in the family plot at Brush Creek Cemetery, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO. Her daughter Ida Mae Bell Carson was informant for her death certificate.

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Children:

1. William Bell (stepson), b. 1873, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO;

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2. Ida Mae Bell, b. 4 Aug 1880, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO; m.c. 1906 to Clyde B. Carson [b. 17 Jul 1877, IN; d. 5 May 1935, St. Louis, MO; buried Bethany; son of William B. Carson and Ella Cartmell]; she d. 5 Aug 1964, St. Louis, MO; buried Brush Creek Cemetery, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO.

1910 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
Clyde Carson Head M 33 Indiana; married 4 yrs
Ida Carson Wife F 29 Missouri; no children

1920 census, St Louis Ward 13, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri
Clyde Carson Head M 42 Indiana
Ida M Carson Wife F 39 Missouri
Lester C Carson Son M 5 California
May Kelly Maid F 15 Missouri

1930 census, St Louis (Districts 1-250), St Louis (Independent City), Missouri
Clyde Carson Head M 55 Missouri
Ida M Carson Wife F 45 Missouri
Lester Carson Son M 15 California

Ida Mae Bell Carson's child:

1) Lester C. Carson, b. 1915, Franklin or St. Louis Co., MO;

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3. Estella Bell, b. Jul 1882, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO; m. Edward Rochette or Eduardo Rochette [b. 1869, Dunkerque, France]; she d. after 1941;

Although born in France, Edward was an Argentine citizen. Throughout the 1930's he frequently traveled between Argentina and the U.S. while working as a reporter.

Name: Roland Rochette
Birth Date: 31 Aug 1903
Birthplace: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Father's Name: Edward Rochette
Father's Birthplace: France
Father's Age: 36y
Mother's Name: Estella Bell
Mother's Birthplace: Gray Summit, Missouri
Mother's Age: 22y

1910 census, Dayton Ward 2, Montgomery, Ohio
Edward Rockette Head M 40 France
Estella Rockette Wife F 27 Missouri
Roland Rockette Son M 6 Illinois

1920 - Estella returned to the U.S. from Argentina:
Given Name: Estella
Surname: Rochette
Last Place of Residence: St. Louis
Event Date: 14 May 1920
Age: 37y
Departure Port: La Plata, Argentine
Arrival Port: New York
Gender: Female
Marital Status: M
Citizenship Status: X
Ship Name: Vauban

1929 - Estella re-entered the U.S.:
Name: Estella Rochette
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1929
Event Place: New York, New York, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 46
Birthplace: Franklin Co., Mo.
Ship Name: Crofton Hall
Birth Year (Estimated): 1883

1941 - Estella again re-entered the U.S.:
Name: Estella Bell Rochette
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1941
Event Place: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 58
Birth Year (Estimated): 1883
Birthplace: United States
Ship Name: Delmundo
Affiliate Publication Title: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1903-1945

Estrella Bell Rochette's child:

1) Roland Walker Rochette, b. 31 Aug 1903, Chicago, Cook Co., IL; m. Patricia R. __ [b. 17 Mar 1918; d. 15 Jun 2002]; he d. 1981; buried Benton County Memorial Park, Rogers, Benton Co., AR.

In 1923, Roland was a junior law student at Washington And Lee University (1923), Lexington, VA.

In the 1950s, Roland traveled frequently between the U.S. and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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4. Albert J. Bell, b. Oct 1883, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO; 1900 living with parents;

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5. Oscar Cleveland Bell, b. Oct 1885 or 14 Sep 1886, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO; m. 1920 to Olga Mary __ [b. 25 Jul 1898, MO; d. 14 May 1992; daughter of Rudolph Schmitz and Rosa Krienekamp]; he d. 14 Jan 1962; buried Bethel Cemetery, Labadie, Franklin Co., MO.

1930 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
Oscar C Bell Head M 43 Missouri
Hulda M Bell Wife F 32 Missouri
Mildred O Bell Daughter F 10 Missouri
Evelyn M Bell Daughter F 8 Missouri
Douglas R Bell Son M 5 Missouri
Donald J Bell Son M 1 Missouri
Dorothy M Bell Daughter F 1 Missouri
Luella Bell Mother F 67 Missouri
John Rousan Boarder M 45 Missouri

1940 census, Boles Township, Franklin, Franklin, Missouri
Oscar Bell Head M 53 Missouri
Olga Bell Wife F 41 Missouri
Mildred Bell Daughter F 20 Missouri
Evelyn Bell Daughter F 18 Missouri
Douglas Bell Son M 15 Missouri
Dorothy Bell Daughter F 11 Missouri
Donald Bell Son M 11 Missouri
Laura Lee Bell Daughter F 7 Missouri
Carol Jean Bell Daughter F 2 Missouri
Howard Bell Brother M 47 Missouri

Children:

1) Mildred O. Bell, b. 1920, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

2) Evelyn M. Bell, b. 1922, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

3) Douglas R. Bell, b. 1925, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

4) Donald J. Bell, b. 1929, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

5) Dorothy M. Bell, b. 1929, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

6) Laura Lee Bell, b. 1933, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

7) Carol Jean Bell, b. 1938, Gray Summit, Franklin Co., MO

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6. Nellie Bell, b. Apr 1890, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO

1910 was living with her parents.

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7. Howard Bell "Bud", b. 1 Jun 1890 or May 1891, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO; m. Eliza?; he d. 2 Apr 1975; buried Brush Creek Cemetery, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO.

1920 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
Luella Bell Head F 59 Missouri
Oscar Bell Son M 33 Missouri
Howard Bell Son M 26 Missouri
Eliza Bell Daughter F 21 Missouri
Natalie Bell Granddaughter F 0 Missouri
Mary Rutherford Mother F 51 Illinois

1930 census, Boles, Franklin, Missouri
James T May Head M 71 Missouri
Leona May Wife F 58 Missouri
James B May Son M 23 Missouri
George B Triplett Father-in-law M 83 Missouri
William R Hill Boarder M 60 Missouri
Howard Bell Boarder M 38 Missouri

1940 census, Boles Township, Franklin, Franklin, Missouri
Oscar Bell Head M 53 Missouri
Olga Bell Wife F 41 Missouri
Mildred Bell Daughter F 20 Missouri
Evelyn Bell Daughter F 18 Missouri
Douglas Bell Son M 15 Missouri
Dorothy Bell Daughter F 11 Missouri
Donald Bell Son M 11 Missouri
Laura Lee Bell Daughter F 7 Missouri
Carol Jean Bell Daughter F 2 Missouri
Howard Bell Brother M 47 single Missouri

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8. Mabel Bell, b. Apr 1897, Villa Ridge, Franklin Co., MO

1910 listed with parents

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 Parents:
  James Franklin Rutherford (1828 - 1913)
  Mary Ann Elizabeth Walker Rutherford (1838 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  John Thomas Bell (1846 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Ida Mae Bell Carson (1880 - 1964)*
  Oscar Cleveland Bell (1886 - 1962)*
  Howard Bell (1890 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ella Dora Rutherford (1857 - 1865)*
  Sarah Luella Rutherford Bell (1863 - 1936)
  William Walker Rutherford (1864 - 1953)*
  Emma E. Rutherford Snider (1872 - 1943)*
  James Franklin Rutherford (1875 - 1948)*
  John Edward Rutherford (1878 - 1964)*
  Sterling Franklin Rutherford (1908 - 1959)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Brush Creek Cemetery
Gray Summit
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Bev Golden
Originally Created by: Missouri Duv
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31266046
Sarah Luella <i>Rutherford</i> Bell
Added by: Bev Golden
 
Sarah Luella <i>Rutherford</i> Bell
Added by: Missouri Duv
 
Sarah Luella <i>Rutherford</i> Bell
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