Mary Bell1

Father*George Bell1 b. 1757, d. 1813
Mother*Mary Hines1 b. 1761, d. Jun 1833
Birth*Mary Bell was born in County Cavan, Ireland.1

Citations

  1. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 167-168. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."

Mary Anne Bell1,2

d. before 8 December 1806
Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
3rd cousin of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Andrew Bell1
Mother*Mary Booth1 d. 10 Nov 1774
Birth*She was likely born in County Cavan, Ireland. In the will of her father dated 04 January 1797, Mary Anne was identified as his third daughter.1,3
Marriage*She married John Irwin.1,2
Death*before 8 December 1806She died before 8 December 1806 when her brother John wrote his will and identified her as deceased.1,2
(3rd Daughter) Estate and LandHer father's 1797 will, which was not probated until 1807, had directed that all his estate, real and personal, according to their respective titles be placed in trust and named George Lanauze Esq. of Kill, County Cavan and his son John Bell of Creevy, County Longford as trustees. Both trustees had died before the will was probated.

He bequeathed £5 to his son John, stating he had already provided for him. His title to the old town and lands of Omard in County Cavan which he had purchased from Christopher Palles Esq., he bequeathed to his second daughter Margaret Bell and third daughter Mary Anne Bell for their respective lives equally, then to their male issue in seniority, failing such to his third son Andrew Bell and his male issue, and failing such to his second son "Robert Bell Booth" and his male issue, the lands subject to a £1,000 debt on the lands due to his son Andrew Bell, and also to £30 yearly to Sarah Bell, alias Bond, the wife of his son Andrew as her jointure according to their marriage settlement for her life and after her death the £30 yearly to John Bell, eldest son of his said son Andrew Bell and his heirs. And in case his son Andrew's son John Bell were to die in minority and without issue, said £30 yearly to his third son Andrew Bell and his heirs male and female; the lands also subject to £20 a year to Mary Bell alias Burrowes the testator's wife.

And in case of failure of male issue of his daughters Margaret or Mary Anne Bell, his lands of Omard (provided his son Robert Bell Booth were to die without male issue) to his son Andrew Bell and his heirs male and female, with remainders to his own eight heirs.

He bequeathed his title to the lease and lands of Foxfield to his son Andrew and his heirs, and his title to the lease and lands of Kivett to his son Robert and his heirs. He bequeathed £300 each to his daughters Margaret and Mary Anne as marriage portions, exclusive of his other bequests to them, if they marry with the consent of his executors, and if not, the share of each to the daughter who does marry with consent. He bequeathed the interest on £300 for life to his youngest daughter Frances Bell on the same condition. He left his house and concerns called Cottage to his wife Mary Bell for life, and that part of the lands called Ballyhally and, at her death or marriage, to his son Andrew Bell and his heirs. He also left the furniture of two rooms in his house to his wife Mary. He bequeathed his lands of Rabrackan in County Cavan, during his interest therein, to his nephew Richard Bell subject to 40 shillings yearly there out to his daughter Frances Bell for her life. His will directed that the residue of his estate was to pay his debts and legacies and left his wearing apparel to his nephew Andrew Ginty.

His will appointed his son Andrew Bell as sole executor and residuary legatee, and was witnessed by John Cartles, Robert Burrowes and Philip Boylan.3

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Andrew Bell (d. 1755) Family Tree obtained from Beverley Mackey. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, John Bell, 1806, Creevy, County Longford, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  3. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1797, Cottage, County Cavan, Ireland.

Mary Anne Bell1

b. 1789
Relationships3rd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
1st cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Andrew Bell1
Mother*Catherine Clarke1
Birth*1789Mary Anne Bell was born about 1789 at Drumheel, County Cavan, Ireland.2
(Granddaughter) Estate and LandHer grandfather Ralph Clarke of Drumheel's will began with his direction to be interred in the Churchyard of Kilmore. He then directed that his estate, which he described as his substance and chattel, real and personal, shall be put in trust and named John Bell of Creevy, Andrew Bell and Richard Bell as trustees. His will identified the contents of the trust to be as follows: His title to the towns and lands of Cornadowagh in County Longford, Drumheel, Drumhat, Drumlion, Drumnalaragh, Drummury, Newtown, Killycreeny, Urney, Cornaseer, Aghaconny with the mill thereon, the part of Croaghan called Shrainacoshi, Brockahusna, and the oak wood called Shanna Wood all in County Cavan in trust.

He directed that his daughter Martha Bell alias Clarke be permitted to hold an equal half of said lands for her life with power should she die without male or female issue to charge same with £600 by deed or will, but should she leave issue to devise sesame to said issue as she thinks proper, failing said issue, same to his grandson Ralph Bell and his male heirs, failing such to his grandson Richard Bell and his male heirs, failing such to his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell and her male issue, failing such to my daughter Catherine (Clarke) Bell alias Clarke to be disbursed of by her will as she thinks proper. Ralph devised the other half of his said lands to his daughter Catherine Bell alias Clarke for her life and at her decease to her issue as she thinks proper by deed or will, and should she leave no issue, then to her and her heirs as she shall devise.

In case of the death of his daughter Martha without issue as aforesaid, and she die before his grandson Ralph Bell was 21, his trustees were directed to receive the profits thereof for his use until he was 21.

He stated his desire that said Ralph Bell, or any other heirs of said lands, shall take the surname of Clarke.

He bequeathed £500 to his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell to be invested for her use. He gave £570 remainder of the partition with his daughter to his son-in-law Richard Bell. To his sister Catherine Stephens alias Clarke he gave £20, and to his natural daughter Ann Rutledge, wife to Charles Rutledge of Belturbet, he bequeathed £10 a year for her life payable to her by his two daughters equally.

He directed that is devises or legatees who shall succeed to his estate were to keep his hounds for hunting and support them out of his property or to forfeit their legacy.

Ralph's will appointed his nephew John Bell and his sons-in-law Andrew Bell and Richard Bell trustees and named his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell to be residuary legatee. The will was witnessed by Peter Clarke, Charles Fitzpatrick and Tim Condly.3
(Future Wife) Marriage Settlement7 November 1810Three separate memorial deeds, each dated 7 November 1810, were made and recorded regarding the marriage settlement agreement concerning the intended marriage between Mary Anne Bell and George Burrows. The first, an indented deed of marriage settlement, identified, and placed in trust, the lands and income of the future groom. It was made between Andrew Bell of Drumheel, County Cavan, Esq. and Catherine (Clarke) Bell, his wife, of the first part, Mary Anne Bell of Drumheel, spinster, only daughter of Andrew and Catherine (Clarke) Bell, of the second part, George Burrows of Moynehall, County Cavan, Captain in his Majesty's 82nd Regiment of Foot of the third part, the Reverend Robert Thomas Bell of Drumheel and John Cummins of the city of Dublin of the fourth part. Stating that whereas a marriage is intended shortly to be had and solemnized by and between George Burrows and Mary Anne Bell and whereas George Burrows is now seized and possessed of all that and those the town and lands of Drumcullin, Corcraff and Glasdrumman, situate lying and being in the parish of Ballyhaise in the county of Cavan under and by virtue of lease for lives renewable forever at the yearly rent of £25 sterling and which said lands are now situate for and produce a yearly rent of £25 or thereabouts, the indenture witnessed that for and in consideration of the intended marriage and for and in consideration of the grant and assessment therein contained and for the sum of 10 shillings in hand paid by Robert Thomas Bell and John Cummins, the receipt thereof hereby acknowledged, he George Burrows did thereby grant, bargain, sell, release and confirm unto Robert Thomas Bell and John Cummins, their heirs and assigns, all that and those, the towns and lands here before mentioned, together with the rights, premises and appurtenances thereto belonging or in anywise appertaining to, to have and to hold the towns and lands with their rights, premises, appurtenances for Robert Thomas Bell and John Cummins, their heirs and assigns, for and during the life and lives of the rents and respective premises named in the respective leases under which said premises are held or in any rent or rents as are now in levy and for and during the life and lives of every and any person or persons as shall or may from time to time hereafter be added by virtue of the perpetual clause.____________________________________________________________________ The deed was signed by the parties, witnessed by the Reverend Thomas Snyder and George Thomas Hinds, both of the city of Dublin, and recorded on 30 April 1811.1,4,5
(Future Wife) Marriage Settlement7 November 1810The second deed was an indented deed of appointment dated 7 November 1810 and was made between Andrew Bell of Drumheel, County Cavan, Esq. and Catherine (Clarke) Bell, his wife, of the one part, and Mary Anne Bell of Drumheel, spinster, only daughter of Andrew and Catherine (Clarke) Bell of the other part. Whereas Mary Anne's grandfather, Ralph Clarke, late of Drumheel, duly made and published his last will and testament and thereby gave, devised and bequeathed unto trustees therein named, all his rights and rents in and to the towns and lands of Cornadrung and Polladooey in the county of Longford, the towns and lands of Drumheel, Drumlark, Drumlion, Drumnalaragh, Drummury, Newtown, Kilnacreevy, Urney, Cornaseer, Greaghrahan, Thomascourt, Crocknahattin, and the oak wood called Thomas Wood, all situate lying and being in the county of Cavan, to hold unto the said trustees therein named subject to the limitations therein and therein after mentioned. That is to say as to one-half or equal shares of the said lands and premises, Ralph Clarke, the testator, gave, devised and bequeathed to his daughter Catherine (Clarke) Bell, party hereto, during her natural life and from and after her decease he gave and devised the same to such of her natural issue and in such shares and proportions that she should think proper. The deed then stated that whereas a marriage is intended shortly to be had and solemnized by and between George Burrows of Moynehall in the county of Cavan Esq. and Mary Anne Bell, and whereas Catherine Bell hath agreed to charge all the money in the half bequeathed by Ralph Clarke in trust for Catherine Bell, with the sum of £1700 sterling to be paid to Mary Anne Bell , her executors, administrators and assigns in 12 calendar months after the decease of her mother, Catherine, and that the sum of £700, part thereof, is to bear and carry interest at the rate of £6 sterling per annum from the date of the day hereof and that the sum of £1000.1,4,5
(Future Wife) Marriage Settlement7 November 1810The third deed concerned the future bride's dowry and was an indented deed of mortgage dated 7 November 1810 made between Andrew Bell of Drumheel, County Cavan, Esq. of the one part and Mary Anne Bell, only daughter of Andrew Bell and Catherine (Clarke) Bell his wife of Drumheel, spinster, of the other part. Whereby Andrew Bell, for and in consideration of £2000, devised to his daughter Mary Anne Bell all that and those the town and lands of Adleny situate, lying and being in the county of Cavan and also the town and lands of Gubduff situate, lying and being in the county of Monaghan with all houses, out houses, _______________, barns, _______way, paths, passages, waters, water courses, hereditaments, rights, ____________ and _____________ to the said lands and premises belonging or in anywise appertaining and the revenue and revenues received and remainders yearly over the _____________ and profits of the premises and all the estate ________________________ property claim and demand what at law and in equity of ________, the said Andrew Bell of into or out of the lands and premises and ______ or any part or parcel thereof to have and to hold the said towns and lands _______________________hereby granted _____________________________ The third deed was signed by the parties and witnessed by the Reverend Thomas Snyder and George Thomas Hinds, both of the city of Dublin, on 15 April 1811, and recorded on 30 April 1811.1,4,5
Marriage*April 1811She married George Burrows of Moynehall in April 1811 in Ireland.1
(Sister) Census Ireland 1821Mary and her husband appeared on the 1821 census in the household of her brother Ralph Bell Clarke taken at Drumheel, County Cavan. Ralph had added CLARK as his surname after inheriting Drumheel from their grandfather Ralph Clark. Mary Anne was 32 years of age and her occupation was enumerated as wife.2

Family

George Burrows b. 1781

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1811; Film number 459403; Volume 631; Pages 486-487; Deed number 435837. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1552] 1821 - 1851 Ireland Census Record Set, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Household of Ralph Bell Clark, 1821, townland of Drumheel, parish of Kilmore, in the county of Cavan. Hereinafter cited as 1821 - 1851 Ireland Census Record Set.
  3. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Ralph Clarke, 1798, Drumheel, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  4. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1811; Film number 459403; Volume 631; Pages 487-488; Deed number 435838.
  5. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1811; Film number 459403; Volume 631; Page 489; Deed number 435839.

Mary Anne Bell1

b. 1827
Father*James Bell1 b. 1798
Mother*Susan ______1 b. 1799
Birth*1827Mary Anne Bell was born about 1827 in County Cavan, Ireland.1
(Daughter) Census Ireland 18416 June 1841Mary appeared on the census taken on 6 June 1841 in the household of her parents in Gorteen, County Cavan. She was 14 years old, could read and write, and her occupation was spinning.1

Citations

  1. [S1647] Ireland Census 1841, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Household of James and Susan Bell, Gorteen, Killeshandra Parish, Barony of Tullyhunco, County Cavan. Hereinafter cited as Ireland Census 1841.

Mary Jane Bell1

b. 1801
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*George Bell Esq.2 b. c 1762, d. 11 Feb 1827
Mother*Catherine Nugent2 b. c 1768, d. 11 Sep 1824
Birth*1801Mary Jane Bell was born in 1801 in County Fermanagh, Ireland.3,4
Marriage*14 October 1831She married George Thomas Bell Booth, son of Robert Bell Booth and Jane Amelia Hinds, on 14 October 1831 in Kilorumferkin Church, County Cavan, Ireland. The Enniskillen Chronicle reported the marriage of George Thomas Bell Booth Esq. of Drumcarban in County Cavan to Mary Jane, daughter of the late George Bell of Bellview in County Fermanagh. Note: This researcher wonders if "Kilorunferkin Church" could mean a church in the Parish of Kildrumsherdan, Barony of Tullygarvey and Union of Cootehill in County Cavan. More research is needed.1,5
(Mother) Immigration23 January 1864Mary Jane immigrated to New Zealand with her son Frederick Thomas Bell Booth on 23 January 1864. Their family group of immigrants included mother Mary Jane, sons Frederick and Richard and daughter Jane Amelia. Frederick's future wife, Kate Sankey, immigrated on the same date as the Bell family, and it is not yet known if the couple had already married in Ireland before their departure.6

Family

George Thomas Bell Booth b. 30 Sep 1800, d. 22 Jun 1845
Children1.Catherine Letitia Bell Booth6 b. 13 Aug 1832, d. 19 Dec 1832
2.Robert Bell Booth1 b. 17 Nov 1833
3.Jane Amelia Bell Booth1 b. 1835
4.George Alexander Bell Booth6 b. 1837
5.Richard Bell Booth1 d. 1895
6.Frederick Thomas Bell Booth+1 b. 1841, d. 1921
7.Louisa Bell Booth6 b. 1842

Citations

  1. [S763] Linda (Bell-Booth) Petrenko, "Bell-Booth Family Information," e-mail messages from e-mail address to LHB, various dates, email dated 29 Aug 2010. Hereinafter cited as "Bell-Booth Family Information."
  2. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.
  3. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Robert Bell Booth (c1758-1830) Family Tree noted birth as 1801. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  4. [S765] Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org, noted birth as circa 1802.
  5. [S766] Séamas MacAnnaidh, "Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen", This work is a combination of the reading and transcribing of gravestones, newspaper notices and microfilm. The gravestones were in the Old Rossorry Graveyard in Enniskillen and his graveyard project was unfinished at the time of his writing. Most of the newspaper notices were found in the Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet, although some were also from the Enniskillen Impartial Reporter. Those he included were described simply as "relevant" to the families or individuals mentioned on the gravestones. The microfilm he used was (MIC 1/22) Church of Ireland burial register found at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen (County Fermanagh, Ireland), online at http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/fermanagh/cemeteries/…, downloaded on downloaded 4 Sep 2010. Hereinafter cited as Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen.
  6. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection", Robert Bell Booth (c1758-1830) Family Tree.

Mattie Bell1

Father*George Bell1 b. 1757, d. 1813
Mother*Mary Hines1 b. 1761, d. Jun 1833
Birth*Mattie Bell was born in County Cavan, Ireland.1

Citations

  1. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 167-168. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."

Nathaniel Bell1

Marriage*He married Mary Timmons.1

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Sutton, Memorial# 9257487. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Olivia Zerlina Adelaide Bell1

b. 11 March 1821, d. before 4 August 1821
Father*Henry Frederick Nugent Bell2 b. 1792, d. 10 Oct 1822
Mother*Alicia Vance2
Birth*11 March 1821Olivia Zerlina Adelaide Bell was born on 11 March 1821 at the Royal Terrace, Adelphi, London, Westminster, Middlesex County, England. The Enniskillen Chronicle reported on 22 Mar that on Sunday morning the 11th a daughter was born to the Lady of Henry Nugent Bell Esq.1
Death*before 4 August 1821She died sometime before 4 August 1821 at the London, Westminster, Middlesex County. The Enniskillen Chronicle reported her death on 4 Aug.1

Citations

  1. [S766] Séamas MacAnnaidh, "Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen", This work is a combination of the reading and transcribing of gravestones, newspaper notices and microfilm. The gravestones were in the Old Rossorry Graveyard in Enniskillen and his graveyard project was unfinished at the time of his writing. Most of the newspaper notices were found in the Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet, although some were also from the Enniskillen Impartial Reporter. Those he included were described simply as "relevant" to the families or individuals mentioned on the gravestones. The microfilm he used was (MIC 1/22) Church of Ireland burial register found at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen (County Fermanagh, Ireland), online at http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/fermanagh/cemeteries/…, downloaded on downloaded 4 Sep 2010. Hereinafter cited as Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen.
  2. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Richard Bell1

Relationships2nd great-grandson of John Hinds
3rd cousin of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#1)
Descendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs (#2)
Father*Robert Bell1 d. 1776
Mother*Frances Booth1
(Nephew 1) Will4 January 1776George Booth wrote his will about 4 January 1776 and named his nephew Richard Bell, son of his sister Frances and Robert Bell as first in line to inherit his lands of Drumshinny, County Cavan, Ireland. Named as second in the line of succession to the lands was his nephew Andrew Bell, son of his sister Mary and Andrew Bell of Bellgrove.2
Marriage*He married Martha Clarke, daughter of Ralph Clarke and Mary Hinds.3
(Son-in-Law 2) Probate10 February 1798Probate was granted on the estate of Richard's father-in-Law, Ralph Clarke of Drumheel, on 10 February 1798 to his nephew John Bell of Creevy and his two sons-in-law, Andrew Bell and Richard Bell, the three trustees named in Ralphs's will.3
(Son-in-Law 1) Estate and LandHis father-in-law's will began with his direction to be interred in the Churchyard of Kilmore. He then directed that his estate, which he described as his substance and chattel, real and personal, shall be put in trust and named John Bell of Creevy, Andrew Bell and Richard Bell as trustees. His will identified the contents of the trust to be as follows: His title to the towns and lands of Cornadowagh in County Longford, Drumheel, Drumhat, Drumlion, Drumnalaragh, Drummury, Newtown, Killycreeny, Urney, Cornaseer, Aghaconny with the mill thereon, the part of Croaghan called Shrainacoshi, Brockahusna, and the oak wood called Shanna Wood all in County Cavan in trust.

He directed that his daughter Martha Bell alias Clarke be permitted to hold an equal half of said lands for her life with power should she die without male or female issue to charge same with £600 by deed or will, but should she leave issue to devise sesame to said issue as she thinks proper, failing said issue, same to his grandson Ralph Bell and his male heirs, failing such to his grandson Richard Bell and his male heirs, failing such to his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell and her male issue, failing such to my daughter Catherine (Clarke) Bell alias Clarke to be disbursed of by her will as she thinks proper. Ralph devised the other half of his said lands to his daughter Catherine Bell alias Clarke for her life and at her decease to her issue as she thinks proper by deed or will, and should she leave no issue, then to her and her heirs as she shall devise.

In case of the death of his daughter Martha without issue as aforesaid, and she die before his grandson Ralph Bell was 21, his trustees were directed to receive the profits thereof for his use until he was 21.

He stated his desire that said Ralph Bell, or any other heirs of said lands, shall take the surname of Clarke.

He bequeathed £500 to his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell to be invested for her use. He gave £570 remainder of the partition with his daughter to his son-in-law Richard Bell. To his sister Catherine Stephens alias Clarke he gave £20, and to his natural daughter Ann Rutledge, wife to Charles Rutledge of Belturbet, he bequeathed £10 a year for her life payable to her by his two daughters equally.

He directed that is devises or legatees who shall succeed to his estate were to keep his hounds for hunting and support them out of his property or to forfeit their legacy.

Ralph's will appointed his nephew John Bell and his sons-in-law Andrew Bell and Richard Bell trustees and named his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell to be residuary legatee. The will was witnessed by Peter Clarke, Charles Fitzpatrick and Tim Condly.3
(Nephew BELL) Estate and LandThe 1797 will of his uncle Andrew Bell, probated in 1807, Richard Bell was bequeathed his uncle's lands of Rabrackan in County Cavan, during his interest therein, subject to 40 shillings yearly there out to the testator's daughter Frances Bell for her life.4
(Brother) Deed Memorial25 March 1824Richard, was named as a beneficiary in an indented deed of annuity dated 25 March 1824 made between his brother Andrew Bell of Drumheel and his double cousin (2nd and 4th) Walter Thomas Hinds of Corrakane, County Cavan.5
(Witness to Deed) Deed Memorial4 February 1828Richard witnessed a second memorial of an indented deed of conveyance dated 4 February 1828 made between Walter Thomas Hinds of Corrakane, County Cavan, Esq. of the one part, and Andrew Bell of Drumheel, in the county of Cavan Esq. of the other part. Whereby Walter Thomas Hinds in consideration of the sum of £2,300 paid as therein mentioned did grant bargain, sell, release and confirm unto Andrew Bell and his heirs all that and those the town and lands of Kilmainum otherwise Kilmainham situate, lying and being in the barony of Clanmahon in the county of Cavan, together with all lands and houses, barns, stables, coach houses, dove houses and yards, cellars, vaults_______ benefit and advantage of other ancient and other rights, ways, paths, passages, gardens, orchards, ponds, waters, land covered with water courses, lumber and other trees, woods, lumber woods and the ground and all thereof._______, groceries, bogs, ______,_________, rights and privileges, advantages of common feeding of ________ of every kind and all other rights, privileges, appendages and appurtenances whatsoever to the said lands, tenements and premises belong in or in anywise appertain, too have and to hold unto Andrew Bell, his heirs and assigns forever. The deed was signed by the parties and witnessed by Ralph Bell Clarke and Richard Bell on 05 February 1828. It was registered on 19 February 1828.6
(Witness to Agreement) Deed Memorial4 February 1828Richard resided at Moynehall in the county of Cavan when he witnessed another memorial of an indented deed dated 4 February 1828 made between his brother Andrew Bell of Drumheel, County Cavan Esq. of the first part, Michael Babington of Loch Gowna in the county of Cavan Esq. of the second part, and Walter Thomas Hinds of Corrakane, County Cavan, Esq. of the third part. After reciting that by a deed dated 25 March 1824, Walter Thomas Hinds did grant unto Andrew Bell for three lives therein and received an annuity of £60 payable out of the lands therein and hereinafter mentioned and for the better securing the said Walter T. Hinds did grant unto Michael Babington, his executors, administrators and assigns, the lands of Corrakane, Pollareigh otherwise Corrakane, Kilmainum otherwise Kilmainham and Crahard-Eltra otherwise Carrarditra for five hundred years upon the trusts therein mentioned, and also reciting that by a deed dated 20 January 1825, Walter Thomas Hinds granted in mortgage to Andrew Bell the lands and premises aforesaid, and after reciting several other matters he, Andrew Bell, by the deed of which this is a memorial, for the considerations therein mentioned did release Walter Thomas Hinds, his executors, administrators and assigns, and the several lands and premises, of and from the payment of the annuity. And he, Michael Babington, did thereby, by the direction of Andrew Bell, grant unto Walter Thomas Hinds, his executors, administrators and assigns, all that and those the said lands of Corrakane, Pollareigh otherwise Corrakane, and Crahard-Eltra otherwise Carrarditra, situate in the county of Cavan for the residue of the term of 500 years, and Walter Thomas Hinds did thereby also, for the consideration therein, grant, bargain, sell, release and quit claim unto Walter Thomas Hinds and his heirs all that and those the said town and lands of Corrakane, Pollareigh otherwise Corrakane, and Crahard-Eltra otherwise Carrarditra being part of the premises so conveyed to Andrew Bell by the said recited deed of mortgage. To hold to the said Walter Thomas Hinds, his heirs and assigns forever, discharged from mortgage. The deed was signed by the parties and witnessed by Andrew's brother and nephew Richard Bell and Ralph Bell Clarke on 05 February 1828, and registered on 19 February 1828.7

Family

Martha Clarke
Child1.Ralph Bell Clarke3 b. 1794, d. Dec 1829

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Andrew Bell (d. 1755) Family Tree obtained from Beverley Mackey. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, will of George Booth of Drumshinny, County Cavan. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  3. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Ralph Clarke, 1798, Drumheel, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  4. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1797, Cottage, County Cavan, Ireland.
  5. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1824; Film number 467284; Volume 790; Pages 192-193; Deed number 534128. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  6. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1828; Film number 468429; Volume 832; page ID 262; Deed number 559397.
  7. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1828; Film number 468429; Volume 832; page ID 261; Deed number 559396.

Richard Bell1

b. 1796
Relationships3rd great-grandson of John Hinds
1st cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Andrew Bell1
Mother*Catherine Clarke1
Birth*1796Richard Bell was born about 1796 at Drumheel, County Cavan, Ireland.1
(Grandson 2) Estate and LandHis grandfather Ralph Clarke of Drumheel's will began with his direction to be interred in the Churchyard of Kilmore. He then directed that his estate, which he described as his substance and chattel, real and personal, shall be put in trust and named John Bell of Creevy, Andrew Bell and Richard Bell as trustees. His will identified the contents of the trust to be as follows: His title to the towns and lands of Cornadowagh in County Longford, Drumheel, Drumhat, Drumlion, Drumnalaragh, Drummury, Newtown, Killycreeny, Urney, Cornaseer, Aghaconny with the mill thereon, the part of Croaghan called Shrainacoshi, Brockahusna, and the oak wood called Shanna Wood all in County Cavan in trust.

He directed that his daughter Martha Bell alias Clarke be permitted to hold an equal half of said lands for her life with power should she die without male or female issue to charge same with £600 by deed or will, but should she leave issue to devise sesame to said issue as she thinks proper, failing said issue, same to his grandson Ralph Bell and his male heirs, failing such to his grandson Richard Bell and his male heirs, failing such to his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell and her male issue, failing such to my daughter Catherine (Clarke) Bell alias Clarke to be disbursed of by her will as she thinks proper. Ralph devised the other half of his said lands to his daughter Catherine Bell alias Clarke for her life and at her decease to her issue as she thinks proper by deed or will, and should she leave no issue, then to her and her heirs as she shall devise.

In case of the death of his daughter Martha without issue as aforesaid, and she die before his grandson Ralph Bell was 21, his trustees were directed to receive the profits thereof for his use until he was 21.

He stated his desire that said Ralph Bell, or any other heirs of said lands, shall take the surname of Clarke.

He bequeathed £500 to his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell to be invested for her use. He gave £570 remainder of the partition with his daughter to his son-in-law Richard Bell. To his sister Catherine Stephens alias Clarke he gave £20, and to his natural daughter Ann Rutledge, wife to Charles Rutledge of Belturbet, he bequeathed £10 a year for her life payable to her by his two daughters equally.

He directed that is devises or legatees who shall succeed to his estate were to keep his hounds for hunting and support them out of his property or to forfeit their legacy.

Ralph's will appointed his nephew John Bell and his sons-in-law Andrew Bell and Richard Bell trustees and named his granddaughter Mary Anne Bell to be residuary legatee. The will was witnessed by Peter Clarke, Charles Fitzpatrick and Tim Condly.2
(Brother) Census Ireland 1821Richard appeared on the 1821 census in the household of his brother Ralph Bell Clarke taken at Drumheel, County Cavan. Ralph had added CLARK as his surname after inheriting Drumheel from their grandfather Ralph Clark. Richard was 25 years of age and his occupation was enumerated as lodger.1

Citations

  1. [S1552] 1821 - 1851 Ireland Census Record Set, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Household of Ralph Bell Clark, 1821, townland of Drumheel, parish of Kilmore, in the county of Cavan. Hereinafter cited as 1821 - 1851 Ireland Census Record Set.
  2. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Ralph Clarke, 1798, Drumheel, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

Richard Bell1

d. 1793
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of John Hinds
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*John Bell1 d. Jun 1786
Mother*Mary Branagan2
Birth*Richard Bell was born in County Cavan, Ireland.2
(Eldest Son) Probate24 June 1786Probate was granted on his father's estate on 24 June 1786 to Richard and his brother George Bell, two of the executors named in their father's will, saving the right of his widow Mary Bell and Hugh Cooke, the other executors.2
(Eldest Son) Estate and LandHis father's will confirmed that since his marriage with his dear wife Mary Bell alias Branagan he, by marriage settlement, conveyed to trustees therein named the lands of Killynure then and still held by him under a lease of three lives renewable forever made to his father John Bell deceased by Francis White also deceased and stated his desire that the said lands shall ensue to trusts of said deeds particularly mentioned.

To his eldest son Richard Bell he bequeathed the customs of the town of Redhills in County Cavan and also the lands of Atreagh, County Cavan which leases he held by three lives renewable forever, made by the said Francis White. And also to Richard he gave his lands of Shane in County Monaghan. To his wife Mary he gave one of his best horses, the furniture of her room and other furniture she may wish. That part of the lands of Gortaquill, County Cavan purchased by him from John Buntell, gentleman, he bequeathed to his second son George Bell. Also to his son George he bequeathed the lands of Carrigan, the half tate (a tate was equal to 10 acres) of Clonumphry and also that part of lands known by the name of Sallcony which lands, all in County Fermanagh, were purchased from William and Lancelot Coldston of County Fermanagh, gentlemen. Also to his son George he left the lands of Killybandrick and also the lands of Clinteough in County Cavan. To his dear wife Mary Bell for her life he gave £12 yearly charged on Gortaquill, Carrigan, the half tate of Clonumphry and that part called Sallcony, exclusive of what was settled on her by their marriage settlement. To his son George he bequeathed all of his chattel property whatsoever except his household furniture which he left to his son Richard and except what was reserved for his wife.

Whereas his son Richard Bell, now had he come of age, had joined him in security to raise a sum of money and in order to indemnify his son Richard therein, he had handed over to him several securities for money that he had had in his possession previous to Richard so joining him, which securities he had reason to imagine a part had been paid to him, but his will ordered that his said son Richard Bell shall account with his son, Richard's brother George Bell for all money he has received in consequence of said securities so handed to him and show what monies he has received in order to fairly liquidate and adjust such balance of any be owing on the security in which my son Richard joined him. If any balance be due, the same to be charged on the town and lands left to my son George Bell until Richard is fully paid and exonerated from said security and that the debt of his father, the testator, contracted shall not in any degree affect the lands left to my eldest son Richard Bell, but such debts to be paid by his son George.

To his natural and illegitimate son John Bell, he bequeathed £40 to be paid him by his, the testator's son George. He bequeathed £5 to the poor of the parish of Anna, also to be paid by his son George.

Should his son Richard die unmarried and without issue, the lands of Killynure, the customs of Redhills aforesaid and also the lands of Atreagh shall revert to his son George, and if George dies unmarried and without issue, the said lands of Gortaquill, Carrigan, Clonumphry, Sallcony, Killybandrick and Clinteough to his son Richard.

His will stated his desire to be buried in the family burial place at Clones at the sole expense of his son George, and he appointed his wife Mary Bell, his eldest son Richard Bell, his youngest son George Bell and Hugh Cooke executors. His will was witnessed by Thomas Hudson, James Griffith and Michael McCormick.2
Residence*He lived in Redhills, County Cavan.3,4
Death*1793He died intestate, probably in 1793.3,4
Administration*31 August 1793Administration was opened on the estate of Richard Bell of Redhills on 31 August 1793. His brother George Bell and mother Mary Bell were appointed executors.3

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1797, Cottage, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  2. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, John Bell, 1786, Killynure, County Cavan, Ireland.
  3. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, 1793 administration of Richard Bell, Redhills, County Cavan. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  4. [S1623] Ireland Diocesan and Prerogative Wills & Administrations Indexes 1595-1858, online at www.findmypast.com. Hereinafter cited as Ireland Diocesan and Prerogative Wills & Administrations Indexes 1595-1858.

Richard Bell1

Relationships2nd great-grandson of John Hinds
3rd cousin of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*George Bell1 d. 1809
Mother*Esther Archer1 d. 1854
(Eldest Son) Estate George’s will bequeathed 5 shillings to his eldest son Richard Bell, explaining that Richard had already been provided for by his marriage settlement. To his dearly beloved wife Essey Bell alias Archer he bequeathed the remainder of his property whatsoever, real and personal, and all monies, lands and concerns he was entitled to, to be by her divided and disposed of among his younger children as she thinks proper, and should she die without making such dispositions, the same equally between his said younger children. George appointed his said wife sole executrix, and his will was witnessed by George Johnston, Edmond Gould and A. Griffith.1

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, George Bell, 1809, Killynure, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

Richard Bell1

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1797, Cottage, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

Richard Bell1

b. 1838
Father*James Bell1 b. 1798
Mother*Susan ______1 b. 1799
Birth*1838Richard Bell was born about 1838 in County Cavan, Ireland.1
(Son) Census Ireland 18416 June 1841Richard appeared on the census taken on 6 June 1841 in the household of his parents in Gorteen, County Cavan. He was 3 years old, couldn't read yet, and attended school.1

Citations

  1. [S1647] Ireland Census 1841, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Household of James and Susan Bell, Gorteen, Killeshandra Parish, Barony of Tullyhunco, County Cavan. Hereinafter cited as Ireland Census 1841.

Robert Bell1

d. 1776
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of John Hinds
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Andrew Bell1
Mother*Lettice ______1
Marriage*He married, as her first husband, Frances Booth, daughter of ______ Booth.1
(Groom's Brother) Marriage Settlement2 June 1752Robert was named as second in line, after his brother Andrew, to inherit the town and lands of Aghnacreevy, County Cavan, in an articles of marriage agreement dated 2 June 1752 and made between Robert's father Andrew Bell of Aghnacreevy, County Cavan, and Andrew Bell, his son and heir apparent, of the one part, Ann Clarke of Putiaghan, spinster, of the other part and Walter Hinds of Corrakane of the third part, all in the county of Cavan concerning a marriage to be had between Andrew Bell, the son of Andrew, and Ann Clarke.2
(Son) Probate13 March 1756Probate was granted on the estate of his father Andrew Bell of Ardleny on 13 March 1756 to Robert, the son and one of the executors named in Andrew's will, saving the right of Lettice Bell, Samuel Donaldson, Reverend Michael Neligan and Alexander Delanouze, the other executors.3
(Son) EstateHis father's will confirmed that his wife Lettice Bell was to receive £14 yearly for life out of the lands of Aghnacreevy as reserved to her by their marriage settlement upon the marriage of his son Andrew Bell. He bequeathed his son Andrew 5 shillings, having already settled on him the lands of Aghnacreevy. His son Robert Bell was to receive his title and the lease of Ardleny when he came of age and his daughter Ann was to receive £100 provided she marry into a good protestant family. His granddaughters, Lettice Donaldson, Lettice Hinds and Lettice Ginty were each to receive £10 to be raised out of the lands of Lavagh upon their marriages, and in case any of the granddaughters should die unmarried, their legacies were to revert to their respective mothers.

Andrew's will then reviewed the line of succession, stating that if his son Andrew were to die without male issue, then the estate settled on him was to revert to the testator's son Robert Bell and his male issue. Failing such, his interest in Aghnacreevy was to revert to the male issue of his eldest daughter and so on to the male issue of his youngest daughter successively. If his son Robert Bell were to die without male or female issue, the profits of Ardleny and Lavagh were to return in the same kind to his other five daughters and their heirs. (None of his children, other than Andrew and Robert, were named.)

He appointed his loving son Robert Bell, his wife Lettice Bell, his son-in-law Samuel Donaldson, Reverend Michael Neligan and Alexander Delanouze executors, and stated his desire that his son Robert might be directed by his other executors, and that he was not to marry without their consent. He further directed that the legacies charged on the lands of Lavagh were to be paid out of profits thereof, and further profits were to then return to his son Robert and his issue.

The will was witnessed by his son-in-law John Ginty, John Wilson and George Finley.3
(Witness to Will) Will4 January 1776Richard Booth of Drumcarban, County Cavan, wrote his will on 4 January 1776 stating that his nephew Robert, son of Andrew Bell of Bellgrove in County Cavan, was to inherit all of his estate providing he took the name of Booth, and not otherwise. Witnesses were Andrew Bell and Robert Bell of Ardleny, in County Cavan.4
(Brother-in-Law 1) Will4 January 1776George Booth wrote his will about 4 January 1776 and named his nephew Richard Bell, son of his sister Frances and Robert Bell as first in line to inherit his lands of Drumshinny, County Cavan, Ireland. Named as second in the line of succession to the lands was his nephew Andrew Bell, son of his sister Mary and Andrew Bell of Bellgrove.5
Death*1776Robert died in 1776.6
Inheritance*Robert had made arrangements that, upon his death, his widow Frances (Booth) Bell was to receive a jointure of £20 a year chargeable on the lands of Ardleny, County Cavan, and a sum of £100.7
(Late Husband) Marriage Settlement25 September 1777Robert's widow married again in 1777 and, as a part of her articles of marriage agreement dated 25 September 1777, she attempted to collect the sum of £100 and overdue jointure payments chargeable on the lands of Ardleny, in the county of Cavan, her late husband's estate of she was to receive as a result of her late husband's will and being held by her late husband's brother Andrew. The parties to the agreement were George Nicolls the elder of Losset, County Cavan Esq., George Nicolls the younger of Rabrackan, County Cavan, eldest son and heir apparent of George Nicolls the elder and Frances Nicolls otherwise Booth, wife of George Nicolls the younger of the first part, Andrew Bell of Bellsgrove in the county of Cavan Esq. and Robert Booth of Drumcarban in the county of Cavan gentleman of the second part, and Thomas Hinds of Bruce Hall, County Cavan Esq. and Ralph Clarke of Drumheel, County Cavan gentleman of the third part.7

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Andrew Bell (d. 1755) Family Tree obtained from Beverley Mackey. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1756; Film number 461377; Volume 180; Pages 391-392; Deed number 121034. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  3. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1755, Ardleny, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  4. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, will of Richard Booth of Drumcarban, County Cavan. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  5. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at www.findmypast.com, will of George Booth of Drumshinny, County Cavan.
  6. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection", Andrew Bell (d. 1755) Family Tree obtained from Beverley Mackey, reporting his death in 1777.
  7. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1782; Film number531947; Volume 346; Pages 474-475; Deed number 234010.

Robert Thomas Bell1,2

b. 1791
Relationships3rd great-grandson of John Hinds
1st cousin 1 time removed of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*Andrew Bell2
Mother*Catherine Clarke2
Birth*1791Robert Thomas Bell was born about 1791 at Drumheel, County Cavan, Ireland.2
(Bride's Brother) Marriage Settlement7 November 1810Robert, identified as the Reverend Robert Thomas Bell of Drumheel and serving as a trustee, was party to the marriage settlement agreement dated 7 November 1810 for his sister Mary Anne Bell and George Burrows.1,3,4
(Brother) Census Ireland 1821Robert appeared on the 1821 census in the household of his brother Ralph Bell Clarke taken at Drumheel, County Cavan. Ralph had added CLARK as his surname after inheriting Drumheel from their grandfather Ralph Clark. Robert was 30 years of age and enumerated as the Reverend Robert Thomas Bell with an occupation of Curate.2
Marriage*1827He married, as her second husband, Elizabeth Jane Wilson, daughter of Dr. Thomas Wilson and Mary Slator, in 1827 in County Cavan.5

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1811; Film number 459403; Volume 631; Pages 486-487; Deed number 435837. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1552] 1821 - 1851 Ireland Census Record Set, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Household of Ralph Bell Clark, 1821, townland of Drumheel, parish of Kilmore, in the county of Cavan. Hereinafter cited as 1821 - 1851 Ireland Census Record Set.
  3. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1811; Film number 459403; Volume 631; Pages 487-488; Deed number 435838.
  4. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1811; Film number 459403; Volume 631; Page 489; Deed number 435839.
  5. [S1629] Reverend Henry Bidall Swanzy M.A., The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh and their Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Dublin, Ireland: printed for private circulation, 1908), Robert Erskine, pages 194-196. Hereinafter cited as The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh and their Descendants.

Sophia Bell1

b. 1813, d. 1818
Father*Henry Frederick Nugent Bell1 b. 1792, d. 10 Oct 1822
Mother*Alicia Vance1
Birth*1813Sophia Bell was born in 1813.1
Death*1818She died in 1818.1

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Susan Bell1

b. 1833, d. 1836
Father*James Bell1 b. 1798
Mother*Susan ______1 b. 1799
Birth*1833Susan Bell was born about 1833 in County Cavan, Ireland,1
Death*1836 and died of measles at age 3 in 1836.1

Citations

  1. [S1647] Ireland Census 1841, online at Findmypast, www.findmypast.com, Household of James and Susan Bell, Gorteen, Killeshandra Parish, Barony of Tullyhunco, County Cavan. Hereinafter cited as Ireland Census 1841.

Susannah Bell1

b. 1753, d. 7 June 1832
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Jabesh Bell2 d. b 26 May 1789
Birth*1753Susannah Bell was born in 1753 in Morris County, New Jersey.1
Marriage*1782She married Isaac Heaton, son of Jabesh Heaton and Abigail Kent, about 1782 in Morris County, New Jersey.3,4
Relocation*A few years after their marriage, Susannah and Isaac Heaton moved to a part of Washington County, Pennsylvania, that would become Greene County in 1796. Isaac's father Jabesh Heaton moved with them or shortly after.1
Death*7 June 1832She died on 7 June 1832 in Clarksville, Greene County,1,5
Burial* and was buried in Cox Cemetery, Clarksville.5,1

Family

Isaac Heaton b. 1753, d. 8 Mar 1838
Children1.John Heaton6 b. Feb 1783, d. 17 Jun 1844
2.Micajah Heaton6 b. 26 Feb 1789, d. 25 Jul 1866
3.Jabez Heaton6 b. 1791, d. 25 Sep 1844
4.Isaac Heaton6 b. 4 Apr 1793, d. 19 Aug 1884
5.Jacob Heaton6 b. 1794, d. 17 Mar 1845
6.Ruth Heaton6 b. 1796
7.Aaron Heaton6 b. 1798, d. 3 Jul 1838

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 6, page 184. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1604] New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817, online at www.ancestry.com, "Jabeth" Heaton, Calendar of Wills -- 1786-1790, page 21. Hereinafter cited as New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 6, page 184, noting they were married in 1787.
  4. [S221] Analysis and opinion of researcher, Liz Heaton Brown (Summerlin, Nevada), believing they were married before 1783. An explanation is included in our Research Opinion regarding their son John.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (Bell) Heaton, Memorial# 96327764. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  6. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 6, pages 184-185.

Thomas Bell1

b. circa 1797, d. 13 November 1854
Father*George Bell Esq.1 b. c 1762, d. 11 Feb 1827
Mother*Catherine Nugent1 b. c 1768, d. 11 Sep 1824
Birth*circa 1797Thomas Bell was born circa 1797 in County Fermanagh, Ireland.1
Occupation*He was a Surgeon in the Royal Navy and accompanied William Edward Parry on the HMS Fury on one of his Arctic journeys. He accompanied convict ships 6 times to Australia.1,2
Marriage*21 December 1830He married Elisabeth Fowke, daughter of Francis Fowke and Mary Lowe, on 21 December 1830 in Llydd, Kent County, England.1
Death*13 November 1854He died on 13 November 1854 in Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia,1
Burial* and was buried in the Anglican Section of Braidwood Cemetery.1

Family

Elisabeth Fowke b. 9 Jan 1809, d. 19 Mar 1882

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.
  2. [S225] Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia, online at www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia Encyclopedia.

Thomas Bell1

b. 14 March 1817
Father*William Bell2 b. 1787, d. 1829
Mother*Margaret Beatty2 b. 1789, d. 1821
Birth*14 March 1817Thomas Bell was born on 14 March 1817 in County Cavan, Ireland.1
Relationship Note*Thomas Bell and George Thomas Bell Booth were reported by the source to have been first cousins.3
Marriage*1840He married Sarah Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Jane Foster, in 1840 at All Saints Church, New York City, New York. The Reverend Dr. Benjamin I. Haight performed the ceremony.1
Census 1850*24 August 1850Sarah and Thomas Bell appeared on the 1850 census taken on 24 August 1850 in Ward 5, New York City, New York County, New York. Thomas was a policeman, and 33 years of age. Sarah was 32. The couple lived with their four children, Ann E. who was 11, James 8, Martha 5 and Thomas 2. The two older children, Ann and James, had attended school within the year.4
Occupation*Thomas was a policeman in New York City.4
(Brother) Illness1872Thomas Bell witnessed the illness of William Bell in 1872 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Hampton, Virginia.5
Census 1880*3 June 1880Sarah and Thomas Bell appeared on the 1880 census taken on 3 June 1880 at 14 Renwick Street, New York City, New York. Thomas was married, aged 63 years with his occupation described as private. Sarah was his wife, aged 62 years with her occupation described as keeping house. Two of their children resided in their parents' household. Annie was age 35 and her occupation described as at home. James J. was age 33, married and a policeman. His wife Catherine was age 22 and the young couple had two children residing with them. Thomas H. was 3 years old and James J. was 1.6

Family

Sarah Jackson b. 25 Mar 1817
Children1.Annie Elizabeth Bell4,1 b. 1840
2.Margaret Bell1
3.James Jackson Bell4,1 b. 1842
4.Martha Jane Bell4,1 b. 1845
5.Thomas Henry Bell4,1 b. 3 Jan 1849

Citations

  1. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, page 173. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."
  2. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland", Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 168-169.
  3. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland", Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 171-172.
  4. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Thomas Bell, New York Ward 5, New York, New York; Roll: M432_537; Page: 84B; Image: 174. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  5. [S1617] U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, Hampton Registers. Hereinafter cited as National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938.
  6. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Thomas and Sarah Bell, New York City, New York, New York; Roll: 871; Family History Film: 1254871; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 103. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.

Thomas Bell1

Father*George Bell1 b. 1757, d. 1813
Mother*Mary Hines1 b. 1761, d. Jun 1833
Birth*Thomas Bell was born in County Cavan, Ireland,1
Death* and died a bachelor in the U.S. Virgin Islands.1

Citations

  1. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 167-168. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."

Thomas Henry Bell1,2

b. 3 January 1849
Father*Thomas Bell1,2 b. 14 Mar 1817
Mother*Sarah Jackson1,2 b. 25 Mar 1817
Birth*3 January 1849Thomas Henry Bell was born on 3 January 1849 in New York City, New York.1,2
(Son) Census 185024 August 1850Thomas appeared on the 1850 census taken on 24 August 1850 in the household of his parents in Ward 5, New York City, New York County, New York. He was 2 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Thomas Bell, New York Ward 5, New York, New York; Roll: M432_537; Page: 84B; Image: 174. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  2. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, page 173. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."

Walter Bell1

b. circa 1729, d. 21 April 1820
Birth*circa 1729Walter Bell was born circa 1729.1
(Witness to Deed) Marriage Settlement2 June 1752Walter was identified as of Lislea in County Cavan, farmer, when he witnessed an articles of marriage agreement dated 2 June 1752 made between Andrew Bell of Aghnacreevy, County Cavan, and Andrew Bell, his son and heir apparent, of the one part, Ann Clarke of Putiaghan, spinster, of the other part and Walter Hinds of Corrakane of the third part, all in the county of Cavan concerning a marriage to be had between Andrew Bell, the son of Andrew, and Ann Clarke.2
Relationship Note*The suspected family relationship between Andrew Bell of Aghnacreevy in County Cavan and Walter Bell of Gortadrate in County Fermanagh has not yet been identified. Walter was a witness to Andrew's marriage settlement agreement in 1752.2
Residence*Walter Bell resided at Gortadrate, County Fermanagh, Ireland.1
Family Crest*1819 In 1819 Henry Nugent Bell was granted, on behalf of the descendants of his grandfather Walter Bell of Gortadrate, County Fermanagh, the Family Crest of Bell Belview.1
Death*21 April 1820He died on Friday 21 April 1820 at Gortadrate, County Fermanagh. The Enniskillen Chronicle published on 27 Apr reported that on Friday the 21st inst. in the 91st year of his age Mr. Walter Bell of Gortadrate, near Enniskillen, had died. He had a combined total of 67 children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of which fifty were living at the time of his death.3
Burial*1 May 1820He was buried on 1 May 1820 in Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.3,4

Family

Children1.George Bell Esq.+1 b. c 1762, d. 11 Feb 1827
2.David Bell3 b. c 1783, d. 27 Jul 1831

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1756; Film number 461377; Volume 180; Pages 391-392; Deed number 121034. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  3. [S766] Séamas MacAnnaidh, "Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen", This work is a combination of the reading and transcribing of gravestones, newspaper notices and microfilm. The gravestones were in the Old Rossorry Graveyard in Enniskillen and his graveyard project was unfinished at the time of his writing. Most of the newspaper notices were found in the Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet, although some were also from the Enniskillen Impartial Reporter. Those he included were described simply as "relevant" to the families or individuals mentioned on the gravestones. The microfilm he used was (MIC 1/22) Church of Ireland burial register found at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen (County Fermanagh, Ireland), online at http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/fermanagh/cemeteries/…, downloaded on downloaded 4 Sep 2010. Hereinafter cited as Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen.
  4. [S1624] Ireland Memorial and Burial Register, 1618-2005, online at www.findmypast.com. Hereinafter cited as Ireland Memorial and Burial Register, 1618-2005.

William Bell1

b. circa 1800, d. 18 May 1883
Father*George Bell Esq.1 b. c 1762, d. 11 Feb 1827
Mother*Catherine Nugent1 b. c 1768, d. 11 Sep 1824
Birth*circa 1800William Bell was born circa 1800 in County Fermanagh, Ireland.1
Marriage*16 April 1825He married Margaret Mary Erskine, daughter of Moutray Erskine and Elizabeth Jane Wilson, on 16 April 1825.2,3
(Father) Birth23 February 1826Catherine Georgina Bell was born on 23 February 1826 at Bellview, County Fermanagh, Ireland. According to the Enniskillen Chronicle published on 2 Mar 1826 "... on Thursday last at Bellview, near this town, Mrs. Bell, wife of William Bell, Esq. of Cavan, was suddenly taken ill of premature labour and delivered of a daughter which although not within two months of maturity is likely to live. Mrs. B. we are happy to state is also doing well."3,2
Death*18 May 1883He died on 18 May 1883.1,2

Family

Margaret Mary Erskine b. 1806, d. 11 Sep 1894
Children1.Catherine Georgina Bell3 b. 23 Feb 1826
2.William Bell2 d. 19 May 1884
3.Elizabeth Jane Bell2

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.
  2. [S1629] Reverend Henry Bidall Swanzy M.A., The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh and their Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Dublin, Ireland: printed for private circulation, 1908), Robert Erskine, pages 194-196. Hereinafter cited as The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh and their Descendants.
  3. [S766] Séamas MacAnnaidh, "Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen", This work is a combination of the reading and transcribing of gravestones, newspaper notices and microfilm. The gravestones were in the Old Rossorry Graveyard in Enniskillen and his graveyard project was unfinished at the time of his writing. Most of the newspaper notices were found in the Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet, although some were also from the Enniskillen Impartial Reporter. Those he included were described simply as "relevant" to the families or individuals mentioned on the gravestones. The microfilm he used was (MIC 1/22) Church of Ireland burial register found at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen (County Fermanagh, Ireland), online at http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/fermanagh/cemeteries/…, downloaded on downloaded 4 Sep 2010. Hereinafter cited as Old Rossorry Graveyard, Enniskillen.

William Bell1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*He married Priscilla Heaton, daughter of Jabesh Heaton and Abigail Kent.1,2

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 6, page 184. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 285. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

William Bell1

b. 1787, d. 1829
Father*George Bell2 b. 1757, d. 1813
Mother*Mary Hines2 b. 1761, d. Jun 1833
Birth*1787William Bell was born about 1787 in Bruce Hall, County Cavan, Ireland.1
Marriage*He married Margaret Beatty.1
(Husband) Death1821William became a widower in 1821 when Margaret (Beatty) Bell died at age 32 of pleurisy resulting from a severe cold.1
Death*1829He died of yellow fever at age 42 while visiting his brother Thomas in 1829 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.1

Family

Margaret Beatty b. 1789, d. 1821
Children1.George Bell1
2.William Bell1 b. 1813, d. 28 Jan 1877
3.Thomas Bell+1 b. 14 Mar 1817

Citations

  1. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 168-169. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."
  2. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland", Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 167-168.

William Bell1

b. 1813, d. 28 January 1877
Father*William Bell1 b. 1787, d. 1829
Mother*Margaret Beatty1 b. 1789, d. 1821
Birth*1813William Bell was born about 1813 in County Cavan, Ireland.1,2
Civil War (U.S.)*July 1861William volunteered in July 1861 for service with the 1st New York Calvary in the American Civil War. He was discharged on 20 December 1761.2
Illness*1872 In 1872 at age 59, he was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Hampton, Virginia.2
Death*28 January 1877He died on 28 January 1877 in Hampton, Virginia, at age 63.1

Citations

  1. [S1615] James Green Jones, "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland : partial pages from a manuscript", 1870 (New York City, New York). Hand written, pages 167-176 only, pages 168-169. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Martha Jane Bell, wife of James Green Jones, Ireland."
  2. [S1617] U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, Hampton Registers. Hereinafter cited as National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938.

William Bell1

d. 19 May 1884
Father*William Bell1 b. c 1800, d. 18 May 1883
Mother*Margaret Mary Erskine1 b. 1806, d. 11 Sep 1894
Birth*William Bell was born in County Cavan, Ireland.1
Death*19 May 1884He died on 19 May 1884.1

Citations

  1. [S1629] Reverend Henry Bidall Swanzy M.A., The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh and their Descendants, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Dublin, Ireland: printed for private circulation, 1908), Robert Erskine, pages 194-196. Hereinafter cited as The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh and their Descendants.

William Bell1

Occupation1796William and George Bell were both listed as flax growers in 1796 in Killeshandra Parish, County Cavan. William Bell was shown with two wheels and George Bell was shown with one.2

Family

Child1.George Bell+1 b. 1757, d. 1813

Citations

  1. [S221] Analysis and opinion of researcher, Liz Heaton Brown (Summerlin, Nevada), Based on the English Naming Rules at the time, because George named his first son William, George's father's name would have been William.
  2. [S1645] Linen Trade Board of Ireland, A list of persons to whom premiums for sowing flax-seed in the year 1796 have been adjudged by the trustees of the Linen Manufacture: Killeshandra Parish, County Cavan; FHL Film# 1419442, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as 1796 Flax Growers List of Ireland.