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Bell Genealogy

A group for everyone researching the BELL surname.

Members: 43
Latest Activity: Jun 7, 2018

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One of the oldest Bell groups is the CLAN BELL. The description from their rootsweb list: for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Scottish Clan Bell. Topics include searches for Bell ancestors; discussions of Clan history, culture, food, language, tartans, coats of arms, and major events and battles that changed the course of the clan; current events such as the main Clan gathering, rebuilding of the Clan Castle, and museums; and notices of gatherings and meetings from the official regional and international Clan associations.

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Henry & Susannah Atkins Bell, John B. & Phobe Durr Bell

Started by Sherry Hightower Sep 21, 2013.

From Tennessee to Indiana and Beyond

Started by Ann Marie Potter Jul 27, 2013.

John Bell

Started by Earline Burks White May 14, 2010.

Richard Bell 5 Replies

Started by Bonnie Berg. Last reply by D Hill May 10, 2010.

Bell family mystery about Robert Bell Sr.'s parents

Started by Marian Bumala Mar 20, 2010.

William & Elizabeth (Edie, Eddy) Bell

Started by Cecelia DeBolt Jan 3, 2010.

William Henry Bell, 1826-1887, KY 1 Reply

Started by Sherry Hightower. Last reply by Sherry Hightower Jul 9, 2009.

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Comment by Maria Tello on July 15, 2009 at 9:33am
Hello Everyone. I am helping a friend who is a BELL. We went to Utah last March and tracked her back to John Denver BELL b-Nov 1864 Kansas, son of Samuel BELL b-Jul 1833 Kentucky and he is the son of John BELL,b 1808 Kentucky. Her family has always said that the name BELL was changed from CAMPBELL at one point. Wondering if any of you have heard this?
Thanks
Comment by Keren Ann Carter on July 14, 2009 at 9:19pm
My husband's great-grandmother was Sarah Jane Bell, 1837 - 1917 married to Isaac Carter. Sarah was born in Gilcrux, Cumberland, England. Her parents were David Bell, 1797 - 1872 and Sarah Willis, 1797 - 1838. David Bell, along with his seven children, emigrated to Canada in 1849 settling in Trafalgar, Halton Co. Sarah Jane, along with husband Isaac Carter would later move to Huron Co., Ontario.
Comment by Becky Jamison on July 12, 2009 at 7:15pm
The Bell family I'm researching goes back to William Thomas Bell, Sr, born 1806 PA. Then to his son William Thomas Bell, Jr., born 1830 in PA, died 1916 in Coffey County, KS. His son John Willis Bell born 1861 in Centre County, PA, died in KS. Then to his son Frank Jefferson Bell, born 1888 in Coffey County, KS, and died in 1951 in Butler County, KS. If anyone is related to this family or has additional info, I'd appreciate hearing from you.
Comment by Gloria Fields on July 12, 2009 at 6:01pm
My Bell connection is on my fathers paternal side. Born in Guernsey Co,. OH abt 1866. Her father James Bell also of Guernsey Co., OH born about 1833. I think before these two connections my Bells migrated from VA
 

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