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Full Name: William Bell
Date of birth: February 13, 1831
Date of death: July 14, 1921
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Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881
Unknown / Lamar
Wm. Bell, Lamar County, Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1.
Galveston Daily News
Honey Grove, Lamar County.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992
Honey Grove, Fannin County. Represented Lamar county.
Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80
Bell lived in Lamar County from around 1842-1853, California from 1853-1856, then returned to Lamar County, married Sarah Lord Van Wey on 1/8/1861, and the family later moved to Honey Grove [Fannin County].
Handbook of Texas Online
. BELL, WILLIAM (1831-1921)
HONEY GROVE, TX
Biographical Notes and Resources top
- BELL, WILLIAM (1831-1921).
Handbook of Texas Online.
- Biographical sketch, p. 257. "Lamar county—William Bell, of Henry Grove, Fannin County, was born in Ray County, Tennessee, February 13, 1831."
Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
Military Service Notes
- Census of 1880 - Wm. Bell, Precinct No. 2, Lamar County, age 49, born circa 1831 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Sarah L., daughters Mary C., Sarah L., and Harriet A., sons Wm. C. and Robt. R.
Census of 1900 - Wm. Bell, Justice Precinct No. 5, Honey Grove, Fannin County, age 69, born February 1831 in Tennessee, wife Sarah L., daughter Hattie.
- Wm. Bell, birth date 2/13/1831 in Tennessee, death date 7/14/1921 in Paris, Lamar County.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- Death notice, "Lamar County Resident Dies at Age of 91 Years," 7/15/1921, p. 3. Honey Grove, Tex., July 14. Death of William Bell at the home of son-in-law F.D. Mallory, Paris, Texas; Bell "had resided most of his life in Fannin and Lamar counties."
Galveston Daily News.
- Death notice, "Death of Pioneer Paris Citizen Is Mourned in City," Gainesville Daily Register and Messenger, 7/14/1921, p. 4, crediting Cooke County Library.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
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