The Bell family of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania : the ancestors and descendants of John Henderson Bell of Decatur Township / by Raymond Martin Bell.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLG 929.2 B433B (Text)||00000106108970||Genealogy book||Available||-|
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- Physical Description: vi, 77 pages : illustrations, coat of arms, genealogical table, maps ; 28 cm
- Publisher: Washington, Pa. : [R.M. Bell], 1941.
- Manufacturer: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Edwards Bros., lithoprinters.
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Includes bibliographical referenes (at the end of most of the chapters) and indexes.
Chiefly ancestors and some of their descendants of John Henderson Bell. He was born November 13, 1791 in Decatur Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania to William and Margaret McCartney Bell " ... on land on which his grandfather, George Bell, had settled in 1773" (Page 3). John Bell's great grandfather William Bell Sr. (died 1783) and his wife Jane (Jean) Lea were Scot-Irish who came from Ireland to America sometime before 1732 settling in Pennsylvania. John married Mary Sigler, daughter of George and Elizabeth Bunn Sigler in 1810. They purchased his father's farm in Mifflin County. John died June 8, 1838 in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. His wife Mary also died there on June 19, 1857. Both are buried at Vira, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Descendants lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, New Jersey, California and elsewhere.
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