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 James Madison Wilson “Jim” Bell

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James Madison Wilson “Jim” Bell

Birth
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 30 Dec 1924 (aged 77)
Corinna, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Burial Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, USA
Plot South Section, Row 23
Memorial ID 23694463 View Source
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James Madison Wilson Bell.

Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900: James M W Bell was born 10 Mar 1847 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine and died 30 Dec 1924.

1850 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p17: Jas M Bell, age 3, born in Maine, listed with parents, Alexander, 31 & Margaret, 30.

1860 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p81: illegible male Bell, age illegible, born in Maine, listed with parents, illegible, 41 & Margaret, also 41 and brother, Charles G, illegible age as well as maternal grandmother, Jane Bell, illegible age.

Published in the Piscataquis (ME) Observer 4 Nov 1869 p2: "MARRIED---In this town [Dover], Oct. 22, by E. B. Averill, Esq., Mr. James M. W. Bell, and Miss Sylvia B. Burrill, both of Dover."

Maine Marriages, 1771-1907: James M W Bell married Sylvia B Burrill on 22 Oct 1869 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine.

1870 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p14: James M Bell, age 23, born in Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, farmer, listed with wife, Sylvia B, 21, also listed with or near parents, Alexander, 51 & Margaret, 50 and possibly others.

1880 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p41A: James Bell, age 33, he & parents born in Maine, farmer, listed with wife, Sylvia, 31 and children, Susie O, 6, Amie, 2, Ai H, also 2, Henry, 11 months and Harry C, also 11 months; his parents are next door.

1900 census of Garland, Penobscot, Maine p6B-7A: James M W Bell, age 53, born in Mar 1847 in Maine, farmer, listed with wife of 30 years, Sylvia B, 50 and children, Arnie [Ami], 22, Henry A, 20, Lena M, 17 and Maud H E, 11.

1910 census of Garland, Penobscot, Maine: James M W Bell, age 63, married 40 years, he and parents born in Maine, farmer.

1920 census of Garland, Penobscot, Maine sheet 1: James M W Bell, age 72, he and parents born in Maine, farmer, listed with wife, Sylvia B, 70.

According to Pedigree Resource File at familysearch.org, James Madison Wilson Bell was born 10 Mar 1847 in Maine to Alexander Bell & Margaret B Holland, married Sylvia Belle Burrill, and died 30 Dec 1924.

According to granddaughter, Amber Bell Harrigan's (1905-1986) biography, James died at her house in Corinna.


Inscription

On the front
James M.W. Bell
Mar. 10, 1847-Dec. 30, 1924
Sylvia B. His Wife
Feb. 11, 1849-Apr. 28, 1936

On the Back side of Headstone
Harry A.
May 18, 1871- Sept. 2, 1873
Lena M.
Jan. 11, 1883- Nov. 19, 1901
Children of James M.W. & Sylvia B. Bell


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