Bell Adam

Male 1799 - 1883  (84 years)


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  • Name Bell Adam 
    Born 1799  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Des Moines Township, Jefferson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1860 Federal Census, DesMoines, Jefferson, Iowa
      Bell, Adam, age 50, male, farmer born Ireland, value of real estate: $400; value of personal estate: $100
      Bell, Margaret, age 37, female, born Ireland
      Bell, Ellen, age 9, female, born Iowa, attended school
      Bell, Robert, age 7, male, born Iowa, attended school
      Bell, William, age 5, male, male, born Iowa, attended school
      Bell, Abram, age 3, male, born Iowa
      Bell, Joseph, age 2, male, born Iowa
      Bell, Mary Jane, age 2/12, female, born Iowa

      Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Des Moines, Jefferson, Iowa; Roll: M653_328; Page: 191; Image: 185; Family History Library Film: 803328.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
    Census 1870  Lincoln, Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1870 Federal Census, Lincoln, Ringgold, Iowa

      Bell, Adam, age 70, male, white, farmer, Property Value $1600; personal property value $700, born Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
      Bell, Margaret, age 40, female, white, keeping house, born Ireland, both parents of foreign birth, cannot write
      Bell, Ellen, age 18, female, white, attending school, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, Robert, age 15 (an x is on this number), male, white, attending school, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, William, age 13 (an x is on this number), male, white, attending school, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, Abraham, age 10, (an x is on this number), male, white, attending school, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, Joseph, age 8 (an x is on this number), male, white, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, Mary J. age 7, female, white, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, Emma, age 5, female, white, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year
      Bell, Martha, age 4, female, white, born Iowa, both parents of foreign birth, attended school within the year

      Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Lincoln, Ringgold, Iowa; Roll: M593_417; Page: 472A; Image: 510; Family History Library Film: 545916.
      Source Information: ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
      Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
    Census 1880  Lincoln, Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1880 Federal Census, Lincoln, Ringgold, Iowa
      Bell, Adam, white, male, age 77, married, farmer, born Ireland, both parents born Ireland
      Bell, Margaret, white, female, age 57, wife, married, keeping house, born Ireland, both parents born Ireland
      Bell, Abraham, white, male, age 24, son, single, works on farm, born Iowa, both parents born Ireland
      Bell, Joseph, white, male, age 21, son, single, works on farm, born Iowa, both parents born Ireland
      Bell, Mary J., white, female, age 19, daughter, single, at home, born Iowa, both parents born Ireland
      Bell, Emma, white, female, age 17, daughter, single, at home, born Iowa, both parents born Ireland
      Bell, Martha, white, female, age 15, daughter, single, at school, born Ireland, both parents born Ireland

      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Lincoln, Ringgold, Iowa; Roll: 362; Family History Film: 1254362; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 195; Image: 0478.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
      Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
    MRIN 1227 - Rachel Prichard 
    MRIN 46 - Margaret Martin 
    _COLOR
    _FSFTID LHV7-Q25 
    _UID 4D7E57BB0643484BA1F525EE43F6280ACD96 
    Buried Nov 1883  Clearfield, Lincoln Twp., Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Buried Clearfield Cemetery, Clearfield, Iowa (source: Bernard Christensen, 2011)
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Died 21 Nov 1883  Clearfield, Lincoln Twp., Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Death: Source - tombstone and Clearfield Cemetery record. Adam is buried in
      Clearfield Cemetery which is located less than a mile northeast of Clearfield on County Road J23 in NW1/4 Sec. 6, T69, R31,
      Grant Township, Ringgold Co., Iowa. Gary Petranek has a record of people buried in Clearfield Cemetery.
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Notes 
    • Birth: Source - Dates from tombstone and believed to be the most accurate of the records found.
      1880 Federal Census lists age as 77 (both in possession of Gary Petranek).
      1870 Federal Census for Ringgold County does not correspond with 1880 Census or tombstone dates. It lists his age as 70.


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      Marriage: Bernard Christensen files.
    Person ID I258  Petranek-Mercer
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2014 

    Family 1 Martin Margaret,   b. 22 Oct 1822, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1898, Clearfield, Grant Twp, Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1850  Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Bell Ellen,   b. 8 Nov 1850, Batavia, Jefferson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1918, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Bell Robert,   b. 13 Apr 1853, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1885, Clearfield, Grant Twp, Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     3. Bell William,   b. 13 May 1853, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1933, Grant City, Worth, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. Bell Abraham,   b. Abt 1857, Batavia, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Bell Joseph,   b. Abt 1858, Jefferson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Bell Mary Jane,   b. Abt 1860, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Bell Emma,   b. Abt 1863, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Bell Martha,   b. Feb 1864, ,, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Ringgold, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Prichard Rachel,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1846, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1830  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Bell Rachel,   b. 1830, Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1902, Lenox, Taylor, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1227  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Bell, Adam & Margaret
    Bell, Adam & Margaret

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Tombstone.

    2. [S39] 1860 US Federal Census.

    3. [S23] 1870 US Federal Census.

    4. [S16] 1880 US Federal Census.

    5. [S17] Cemetery records.

    6. [S4] Family Member, Bernard Christensen, 2011..

    7. [S16] 1880 US Federal Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDL6-ZVL.

    8. [S29] Christensen, Bernard Files.

    9. [S4] Family Member, Bernard Christensen, 2011.


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