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Thomas Clelland Bell
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1838
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1901
Harrodsburg
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA

Col. Thomas Clelland Bell, died at his home on Lexington Ave. in Harrodsburg on Friday, Feb. 1, 1901 as the clock was striking the hour of 6 pm. For many years he had been a sufferer from diabetes, and about ten days before his death he contracted pneumonia, which hastened his demise. Col. T.C. Bell was a son of John B. and Phoebe Durr Bell, and was born in Mercer county, near the Anderson line, on the 29th of August, 1838. He received his education in the county schools of the day, and afterwards taught for several years in both Mercer and Anderson counties. Later he studied law and years ago was admitted to the Mercer Bar. During President Cleveland's first administration he was Assistant District Attorney and while holding that office resided in Louisville, On the 15th of September 1859, he was married to Miss Sarah M. Connor, of Salvisa, who survives with their five children: Paul E. Bell, teller in the Mercer National Bank, Mrs. Annie B. Goddard, widow of Nick Goddard; William Connor Bell, member of the Mercer Bar; Attorney R. B. Bell, of Louisville, and Miss Nantie Wilson Bell, of Harrodsburg. Col. Bell was an active member of the Baptist church, and his funeral was preached at the church here Sunday, by the pastor, Rev. J.B. Williams, assisted by Dr. W. P. Harvey, of Louisville. Montgomery Lodge, I.O.O.F. had charge of the burial which took place in Springhill Cemetery. [from: The Harrodsburg Sayings of February 7, 1901] 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Maria Connor Bell (1841 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  Paul Everett Bell (1860 - 1926)*
  Annie Bell Goddard (1862 - 1943)*
  William Connor Bell (1865 - 1910)*
  Richard Burrus Bell (1870 - 1946)*
  Nantie Wilson Bell Harrison (1880 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Harrodsburg
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Bill Underwood
Record added: Dec 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45692592
Thomas Clelland Bell
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Thomas Clelland Bell
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Gt. Grand-uncle Col.Thomas Clelland Bell,1838-1901.Son of John B.Bell,Sr., 1804-1847,& Phoebe A.Derr Bell,1806-1870.Admitted to the Bar in KY.During Pres.Cleveland's 1st term, Bell was Asst.Dist.Attorney for the State of KY. In loving memory.
- LSH
 Added: Oct. 24, 2015
 
 
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