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Finding Our Warrick County, IN Ancestors

Bell, Charles & James A.

Submitted by Wendy Baumann Krzyzanowski

(1) 1 Father Bell
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Children: James (1799-1867)
Charles (1809-1869)

(2) 1.1a James Bell*
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Birth: 1799, Kentucky
Death: Oct 1867, Warrick County, Indiana

Information gathered from consecutive Warrick County, Indiana censuses. Years 1850 through 1870.

Spouse: Massa Dover
Birth: 1801, Kentucky
Death: 1838, Warrick County, Indiana
Marr: 20 Jul 1822, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: John (1825-)
William (1827-1917)
Isaac (1829-)
Henry Clay (1831-1897)
Joseph (1836-)
Susan (1838-)

Other Spouses Sarah (Sally) Hardesty

(3) 1.1a.1 John Bell
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Birth: 1825, Warrick County, Indiana

John and Eliza are living in San Jose, California, in the 1880 census. T9-0081 p. 130A


Spouse: Eliza M. Jones
Birth: 1828, New York
Marr: 17 May 1848, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: James Daniel (1849-1851)
Mary (1852-)
Charles (1857-)

(4) 1.1a.1.1 James Daniel Bell
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Birth: 1849, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 4 Mar 1851

(4) 1.1a.1.2 Mary Bell
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Birth: 1852, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: ? Kixhlman

Children: Stella (1875-)

(5) 1.1a.1.2.1 Stella Kixhlman
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Birth: 1875, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

(4) 1.1a.1.3 Charles Bell
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Birth: 1857, Warrick County, Indiana

(3) 1.1a.2 William Bell
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Birth: 1827, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 11 Mar 1917

Spouse: Hulda M Jones
Birth: 1825
Marr: 5 Jan 1851, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: Mary Elisa (1854-)
Sarah (1856-)
Emma (1860-)
George W (1863-)
Grant (1864-)
Charles (1867-)

(4) 1.1a.2.1 Mary Elisa Bell
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Birth: 1854, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.2.2 Sarah Bell
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Birth: 1856, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: Michael Kennedy
Marr: 7 Aug 1879, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.2.3 Emma Bell
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Birth: 1860, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.2.4 George W Bell
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Birth: 1863, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.2.5 Grant Bell
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Birth: 1864, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.2.6 Charles Bell
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Birth: 1867, Warrick County, Indiana

(3) 1.1a.3 Isaac Bell
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Birth: 1829, Warrick County, Indiana

According to 25th Indiana Cavalry records, Isaac is said to have deserted 12 Feb 1865.

Spouse: Sarah Jane Holder
Birth: 24 Nov 1830
Death: 13 May 1854, Warrick County, Indiana
Father: Alston Holder

Sarah is buried in the Bell family cemetery next to her father, Alston Holder.


(3) 1.1a.4 Henry Clay Bell
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Birth: 28 Feb 1831, Indiana
Death: 20 Dec 1897, 66y9m21d

Henry fought in the Civil War with 120th Infantry Company D Indiana from 8 March 1864 to 8 January 1866.

Spouse: Florinda Trailer
Birth: 24 Jan 1838, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 31 Jul 1916, Booneville, Warrick County, Indiana
Marr: 5 Aug 1851, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: John R (1859-1941)
Sarah (1863-)
Mary (1869-)
Emma Alice (1871-)
Henry C (1874-)
Lillie (1881-1965)

(4) 1.1a.4.1 John R Bell
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Birth: 1859, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 1941
Burial: Folsomville Cemetery, Owen Township, Warrick, Indiana

Spouse: Laura Frances Husk
Birth: 1864, Warrick County, Indiana
Father: William James Husk (1833-1894)
Mother: Mary A Schoolfield (1840-1926)
Marr: 21 Jan 1883, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: Opha P (1883-1918)
Ola (1887-1974)
Myrtle E (1891-)
Paul (1903-1961)
Katie (1906-)

(5) 1.1a.4.1.1 Opha P Bell
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Birth: 17 Oct 1883, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 21 Nov 1918
Burial: Old Friendship Cemetery, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: Janie Young

Children: Clevie Artemisa (1911-)

(6) 1.1a.4.1.1.1 Clevie Artemisa Bell
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Birth: 1 Dec 1911

(5) 1.1a.4.1.2a Ola Bell*
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Birth: Aug 1887, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 1974

Spouse: Mary Pearl Ferris
Birth: 1906
Death: 1977
Marr: 23 Oct 1926

Other Spouses Edith Wire

(5) 1.1a.4.1.2b Ola Bell* (See above)
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Spouse: Edith Wire

Children: Madeline (1917-)
Raymond (1920-1920)

Other Spouses Mary Pearl Ferris

(6) 1.1a.4.1.2b.1 Madeline Bell
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Birth: 4 Aug 1917

(6) 1.1a.4.1.2b.2 Raymond Bell
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Birth: 11 Dec 1920
Death: 22 Dec 1920

(5) 1.1a.4.1.3a Myrtle E Bell*
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Birth: 22 Mar 1891, Lewisport, Daviess County, Kentucky
Death: Wayne, Michigan
Burial: 8 Aug 1971, Flat Rock, Michigan

Spouse: Leonard Camp

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Spouse: Hiram Rousseau Husk
Birth: Jul 1862, Owen Township, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 28 Jan 1929, Kentucky
Father: Hiram Husk (1840-1865)
Mother: Sara (Sally) A Barker (1836-1925)
Marr: 20 Feb 1915

Children: Hiram Rousseau (1916-1923)
Mildred (1918-1992)
Ruby (1920-)
John William (1926-)

Other Spouses Leonard Camp

(6) 1.1a.4.1.3b.1 Hiram Rousseau Husk
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Birth: 1916
Death: 1923

Hiram was interned at the "Feeble Minded Instutite" after a fall from a horse, resulting in a head injury. He died while there at the age of 7.

(6) 1.1a.4.1.3b.2 Mildred Husk
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Birth: 5 Nov 1918, Lewisport, Daviess County, Kentucky
Death: 5 Feb 1992, Fraser, Michigan

Spouse: ? Peterek

(6) 1.1a.4.1.3b.3 Ruby Husk

(6) 1.1a.4.1.3b.4 John William Husk
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(5) 1.1a.4.1.4 Paul Bell
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Birth: 1903
Death: 1961

(5) 1.1a.4.1.5 Katie Bell
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Birth: 3 Apr 1906

Spouse: Harold Julian

(4) 1.1a.4.2 Sarah Bell
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Birth: 1863, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.4.3 Mary Bell
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Birth: 1869, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.4.4 Emma Alice Bell
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Birth: 1871

Spouse: Robert Barnett
Marr: 22 Oct 1893, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.4.5 Henry C Bell
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Birth: 1874

(4) 1.1a.4.6 Lillie Bell
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Birth: Jun 1881, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 1965

Spouse: Warrick Carlisle
Birth: 1880
Death: 1937

(3) 1.1a.5 Joseph Bell
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Birth: 1836, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: Almeda Duncan
Birth: 1833
Marr: 5 Nov 1856, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: James (1859-)
William F (1863-)
Martha (1869-)

(4) 1.1a.5.1 James Bell
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Birth: 1859, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.5.2 William F Bell
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Birth: 1863, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: Dora Veeck
Marr: 22 Nov 1894, Warrick County, Indiana

(4) 1.1a.5.3 Martha Bell
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Birth: 1869, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: William H Blackford
Marr: 22 Apr 1886, Warrick County, Indiana

(3) 1.1a.6 Susan Bell
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Birth: 1838, Warrick County, Indiana

In 1900, Susan Lenn is found as a patient of the Southern Indiana Hospital for the Insane in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Spouse: James C Lenn
Birth: 1833
Marr: 6 Jun 1855, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: Martha (1856-)
Thomas James (1858-)
Ella Sarah (1860-)
Anna (Twin) (1862-)
Lillie M (Twin) (1862-)
George R (1867-)
Benjamin John (1870-)

(4) 1.1a.6.1 Martha Lenn
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Birth: 1856

(4) 1.1a.6.2 Thomas James Lenn
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Birth: 1858

(4) 1.1a.6.3 Ella Sarah Lenn
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Birth: 1860

(4) 1.1a.6.4 Anna Lenn
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Birth: 1862

(4) 1.1a.6.5 Lillie M Lenn
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Birth: 1862

(4) 1.1a.6.6 George R Lenn
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Birth: 1867

(4) 1.1a.6.7 Benjamin John Lenn
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Birth: 1870

(2) 1.1b James Bell* (See above)
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Spouse: Sarah (Sally) Hardesty
Birth: 1825, Tennessee
Father: Benjamin Hardesty (1760->1810)
Mother: Frances (1760-)
Marr: 25 Aug 1842, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: Robert (1845-1919)
Benjamin (1847-)
America Louise (1848-)
Alexander Albert (1853-)
Elizabeth (1854-)
Riley (1856-)
Samuel (1858-)
Charles (1843-)

Other Spouses Massa Dover

(3) 1.1b.1 Robert Bell
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Birth: 1845, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 26 Jan 1919

(3) 1.1b.2 Benjamin Bell
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Birth: 1847, Warrick County, Indiana

Service Dates: Civil War 20 Sept 1864 to 4 June 1865.

(3) 1.1b.3 America Louise Bell
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Birth: 1848, Warrick County, Indiana

Spouse: Andrew S Lenn
Marr: 15 Nov 1877, Warrick County, Indiana

(3) 1.1b.4 Alexander Albert Bell
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Birth: 11 Mar 1853, Newburgh, Warrick County, Indiana
Occ: Blacksmith

Alexander was confined to a mental hospital from 1891 to 1899. Source: Court records from Warrick County, Indiana.

Spouse: Heelen Husk
Birth: 7 Mar 1859, Daviess County, Kentucky
Death: Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Father: William James Husk (1833-1894)
Mother: Mary Francis Barker (1839-1859)

After Alexander was committed to an asylum, and later released, he did not go back home. Heelen moved her family to Perry County, Indiana. She divorced him and married Bahr. She later moved to Oklahoma and lived near her son, James Everett Bell.

Marr: 20 Apr 1875, Warrick County, Indiana

Children: James Everett (1875-)
Frances Elizabeth (1877-1916)
Andrew Porter (1881-1951)
Mary Elizabeth (1883-1967)
Charles William (1886-1943)
Carl Alexander (1888-)
Mary Frances (1891-)

(4) 1.1b.4.1 James Everett Bell
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Birth: Oct 1875, Warrick County, Indiana
Occ: Blacksmith

In 1900, James and his bride Effie are found in Warrick County, Indiana in a boarding house. Eventually settled in Oklahoma

Spouse: Effie Cohoon
Birth: Nov 1879
Marr: 15 Jul 1899, Perry County, Indiana

Children: James Russell (1901-)

(5) 1.1b.4.1.1 James Russell Bell
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Birth: 29 Jan 1901, Tell City, Perry County, Indiana

(4) 1.1b.4.2 Frances Elizabeth Bell
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Birth: 25 Oct 1877, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 10 Jan 1916, Dermott City, Chicot County, Arkansas

Spouse: Lee Robert Collard
Birth: Sep 1871, Kentucky
Death: 1961, Dermott City, Chicot County, Arkansas
Father: UNNAMED

Perry County census of 1900. The Collards lived on Ninth Street in Tell City, Indiana.


Children: Mannie L (1895-)
Kirby (1898-)
Robert Lee (1902-)
Blossom (1906-)
Nellie (1911-)
Sylvia (1913-)

(5) 1.1b.4.2.1 Mannie L Collard
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Birth: Oct 1895, Warrick County, Indiana

(5) 1.1b.4.2.2 Kirby Collard
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Birth: Oct 1898, Warrick County, Indiana

(5) 1.1b.4.2.3 Robert Lee Collard
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Birth: 1902, Chicott County, Arkansas

(5) 1.1b.4.2.4 Blossom Collard
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Birth: 1906, Chicott County, Arkansas

(5) 1.1b.4.2.5 Nellie Collard
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Birth: 1911, Chicott County, Arkansas

(5) 1.1b.4.2.6 Sylvia Collard
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Birth: 1913, Chicott County, Arkansas

(4) 1.1b.4.3 Andrew Porter Bell
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Birth: 7 Mar 1881, Folsomville, Warrick County, Indiana
Death: 11 Aug 1951, Indianapolis, Indiana

In 1900, Andrew and his bride Lucy were found living in Tell City, Perry County, Indiana with Heelen Bell and her younger children, Bessie, Charles, and Carl.

Spouse: Lucy Catherine Lowe
Birth: 28 Aug 1882, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois
Death: 9 Aug 1969
Father: James Lowe
Mother: Nancy Cox

Children: Andrew Alfred (1900-1965)
Bernard B (1903-1990)
Neville Burville (1909-1994)
Levi O (1911-1982)
Luther P (1913-1915)
Arthur P (1916-1934)
Albert L (1919-)

(5) 1.1b.4.3.1 Andrew Alfred Bell
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Birth: 26 Aug 1900
Death: 27 Jun 1965, San Bernardino, California

(5) 1.1b.4.3.2 Bernard B Bell
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Birth: 27 Oct 1903, Kentucky
Death: 5 Mar 1990, Dolan Springs, Mohave County, Arizona

(5) 1.1b.4.3.3 Neville Burville Bell
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Birth: 30 Apr 1909, Poplar Bluffs, Missouri
Death: 4 Jan 1994, Rialto, California

It is said that he was tattooed from head to foot. He was a welterweight champion boxer from 1926 to 1929.

Spouse: Louise Adaline Bilyou
Birth: 9 Sep 1913, Terre Haute, Indiana
Father: Edward Bilyou
Mother: Rhueba Gurney
Marr: 29 May 1931, Marshall, Illinois

(6) 1.1b.4.3.3.1a Arnold Lee Bell*
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Birth: 18 Jun 1932, Terre Haute, Indiana
Charles William is believed to have been born on 19 Sep 1885, but documentation shows a birth date of 22 Nov 1886.

Spouse: Ruth Lillian Graham
Birth: 24 Jan 1889, St. Louis, Missouri
Death: 30 May 1941, Terre Haute, Indiana
Father: Alfred Graham (1848-1941)
Mother: Gemima Kyle (1859-1913)
Marr: 1908

Children: Ella Mae (1910-1983)
William Alexander (1912-1995)
Ernest Lee (1920-)
Lillian Ruth (1922-1923)
Nellie Mae (1924-)
Irwin Berlin (1926-2000)

Other Spouses Martha Elizabeth Washburn

(5) 1.1b.4.5a.1 Ella Mae Bell
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Birth: 22 Jul 1910, Saint Louis, Missouri
Death: 21 May 1983, Ashtabula, Ohio

Spouse: Glenn Otto Cox
Birth: 14 Jul 1904
Death: 15 Mar 1987
Father: Paul William Cox (1879-1958)
Mother: Rosa Ellen Guyer (1882-1936)
Marr: 12 May 1928

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