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John Richard Bell

Male 1821 - 1904


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  • Name  John Richard Bell  [1
    Born  12 Jan 1821  Green County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  4 Aug 1904  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Brookeland Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • In her annotated transcription of the Brookeland Cemetery, Kay Parker McCary shows him as a born in Green County, KY. There is a military marker at his grave site showing that he was a Pvt Co D 1 Texas HV ARTY, Confederate States Army. His tombstone was engraved "Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God."

      At the time of the 1900 Sabine County Federal Census, 1900 Census,Enumerated 5 Jun 1900,SD 8 ED 70 Sheet 3A, Household 36-36 was that of James Bell (b. Dec 1868 Tx) and Nellie Bell (b. Mar 1868 TX). They were the parents of 5 children/4 still living, Addie, Olliver, Richard, and Leona. James's father, John Bell, born Jan 1821 in Kentucky, was also a resident of their home.
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1860 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Bare Creek Beat
      Enumerated 11 July 1860
      262-262
      John R. Bell 36 M Farmer $--- $825 Ky
      Julia P. Bell 32 F Ky
      George A Bell 11 M Ky
      Martha Bell 10 F Ky
      William Bell 7 M Ky
      John Bell 5 M Ky
      Franklin Bell 3 M Tx
      Luther Bell 4/12 Tx

      1870 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Beat No. 3, PO Brookeland
      Enumerated 7 Aug 1870
      Page No. 6
      541-541
      Bell, John B. 46 M W Farmer $1000 Ky
      Bell, Julia Ann 40 F W Keeping House KY
      Bell, George A 23 M W Ky
      Bell, William 18 M W Ky
      Bell, Henry 16 M W Tx
      Bell, Frankline 13 M W Tx
      Bell, Luther 10 M W Tx
      Bell, Robert 9 M W Tx
      Bell, Phillips 7 M W Tx
      Bell, James 3 M W Tx

      1880 Census
      J. R. Bell Self Wd M W 59 Ky Farmer Va Va
      Robert Bell Son S M W 18 Tx Wks on Farm Ky Ky
      Phillip Bell Son S M W 16 Tx Wks on Farm Ky Ky
      James Bell Son S M W 12 Tx Wks on Farm Ky Ky
      Luther Bell Son S M W 20 Tx Farmer Ky Ky
      B. A. Bell Wf M F W 18 Tx Tx Tx
      Source: Pr 3, Sabine, TX
      FHL Film 1255325 NA Film #T9-1325
      Page # 209D
    Person ID  I34999  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified  12 Jul 2013 

    Family  Julia Ann "Annie" "JulyAnn" Smith,   b. 12 Dec 1829, Green County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1879, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Alfred Bell,   b. 20 Aug 1847, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1933, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Martha Bell,   b. Abt 1850, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William T. Bell,   b. Abt 1852, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Henry Bell,   b. 5 Mar 1855, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1921, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Franklin F. Bell,   b. 17 Jul 1857, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1882, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Luther Sidney Bell,   b. 28 Jan 1860, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1943, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Robert L. "Bob" Bell,   b. 3 Jul 1861, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1903, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Phillip Bell,   b. Abt 1864, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. James Walter Bell,   b. 3 Dec 1867, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1951, Jasper Cemetery, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  12 Jul 2013 
    Family ID  F10971  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1821 - Green County, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Aug 1904 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Brookeland Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S712] McCary, Kay P. "Brookeland Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.