Facts and Events
Samuel Bell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- Page 112.--9th February, 1788. James ( ) Bell, Sr., releases all his claim to the estate of Samuel Bell, his son, who died devising all his estate to be equally divided between James' other children, John, Thomas, Joseph and Sarah Bell. Teste: Robert and Esther Gamble, Samuel Long.
Records in Augusta County, VA
From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:
- Page 29.--5th April, 1787. James Bell's will, Sr., of South River--To son, Joseph, home tract, 300 acres, bounded by James Long, Jno. Bell, also an adjoining tract called Trimble's survey; to daughter, Sarah Bell, to be paid by his sons, John and Joseph; to son, John; to daughter, Agness Gamble; son, James Bell; son, Wm. Bell; son, Thomas Bell; son, Samuel Bell, and grandson, Robert Love; to sons, John and Joseph, and daughter. Sarah. Executors, sons John, Thomas, Joseph Bell, Walter Davis. Teste: David and Samuel Long, Gabriel Alexander. Proved, October Court, 1792, by all witnesses. John Bell refuses to qualify or to join in the probate. Other executors qualify. (Note: James Bell was the father of this Samuel Bell),
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Ancestry.com/Ancestry Family Trees: Public Members Trees.