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Register Report - BELL

by Sam Behling

First Generation

Ship1. JAMES BELL. Born in Scotland or PA. On 17 Dec 1823 James married Easter / Esther BURNS, in Brown, Miami Co., or Brown Co., OH. Born in On Mid-Atlantic Ocean. They had one child:

2 i. GEORGE (1835-1906)

Second Generation

2. GEORGE BELL (James1). Born on 26 May 1835 in Georgetown, Brown Co., OH. George died in Ames, Story Co., IA, on 17 May 1906; he was 70. Buried on 25 May 1906 in Dexter, Madison, Co. IA. On 8 Jan 1857 when George was 21, he married Lucretia A. LEEDOM, daughter of Thomas Jefferson LEEDOM & Rachel THOMAS, in Locust Grove, Adams Co., OH. Born in Jan 1839 in Franklin Twp., Adams Co., OH. Lucretia A. died in Dexter, Madison, Co. IA, on 4 Dec 1905; she was 66. Buried in Dexter, Madison, Co. IA. They had the following children:

i. Mary J. (Died Young). Born ca 1857.
ii. James T. (Died Young). Born ca 1859.
3 iii. Carolyn E. (ca1861-)
4 iv. LYDIA SARAH (1866-1938)
5 v. Julia A. (ca1868-)
vi. Elizabeth D.. Born in Dec 1869 in IA.
vii. George N.. Born in Oct 1878 in IA.

Third Generation

3. Carolyn E. BELL (George2, James1). Born ca 1861 in OH. On 18 Feb 1884 when Carolyn E. was 23, she married J. F. WILLIAMSON, in Guthrie, IA. They had the following children:

i. Floyd
ii. Grace
iii. Nell

4. LYDIA SARAH BELL (George2, James1). Born on 12 Feb 1866 in Schuyler Co., MO. Lydia Sarah died in Mason City, Dallas Co., IA, on 28 May 1938; she was 72. Buried on 31 May 1938 in Perry, Dallas Co., IA. On 28 Apr 1886 when Lydia Sarah was 20, she married Charles (Charlie) Ellsworth WILLIAMS, son of Amanda BARNARD, in Dexter, Dallas Co., IA. Born on 14 Nov 1862 in Porter Co., IN. Charles (Charlie) Ellsworth died in Perry, Dallas Co., IA, on 14 May 1928; he was 65. Buried on 16 May 1928 in Violet Hill Cemetery, Perry, Dallas Co., IA. They had the following children:

i. Edna Pearl (1887-1914)
ii. ARTHUR (ART) KINLEY (1889-1955)
iii. Joy W. (1891-)
iv. Dewey Paul (1898-)

5. Julia A. BELL (George2, James1). Born ca 1868 in MO. On 22 Dec 1886 when Julia A. was 18, she married Charles McGOWAN, in Winterset, Madison Co., IA. Born ca 1863. They had one child:

i. Harold

My Direct Line



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