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Sarah Elizabeth Bell Silknitter
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1858
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1908
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA

"Sally" BELL, the daughter of David and Jane (Moss) BELL came to Centerville, Iowa with her parents and siblings abt 1875. Longtime resident Ben SILKNITTER met and fell in love with the young lady and they were married 14 Sept 1876 in Centerville. They had 4 sons and 1 daughter, all healthy and living to maturity. The mother, Sally died of Meningitis at the early age of 49.

The name on the stone and the obituary are different, (Sarah and Sally). Looking for a verifiable source on obituary or historical documents that provide proof of name.

Family links: 
  David B. Bell (1825 - 1895)
  Jane Moss Bell (1826 - 1905)
  Benjamin Franklin Silknitter (1845 - 1925)
  Roscoe C. Silknitter (1884 - 1926)*
  Jennie Bell Silknitter Phillips (1885 - 1949)*
  Richard O. Silknitter (1890 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Doneva Shepard
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57260751
Sarah Elizabeth <i>Bell</i> Silknitter
Added by: Doneva Shepard
Sarah Elizabeth <i>Bell</i> Silknitter
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- Valarie
 Added: Aug. 26, 2010
Rest in sweet peace, dear Sally.
- Doneva Shepard
 Added: Aug. 18, 2010

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