Person:David Bell (26)

Capt. David Bell
d.1 February 1845 Augusta County, Virginia
m. Bet. 1752 - 1753
  1. William Bell1753 - 1781-1785
  2. Samuel BellEst 1755-1767 -
  3. John Bell1755 - 1842
  4. Nancy 'Agnes' Bell1757 - 1794
  5. Francis Bell1762 - 1834
  6. James Bell1763 - 1844
  7. Capt. David BellAbt 1764 - 1845
  8. Sarah Bell1766 -
  9. Rebecca Bell1770 - 1816
  10. Thomas BellAbt 1772 - 1854
m. 19 February 1796
Facts and Events
Name Capt. David Bell
Gender Male
Birth? Abt. 1764 Long Glade, Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 19 February 1796 Augusta County, Virginiato Mary Christian
Death[1] 1 February 1845 Augusta County, Virginia

David Bell was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia



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From Augusta County Historical Society, Vol. 15, Number 1, pg 29. Augusta Co. Obituaries 1842-1843 by Anne Covington Kidd.

"Died at his residence on the Long Glade in this county on 1st instant, Capt. David Bell, at the advanced age of 81 years [13 FEB 1845] Departed this life on Saturday morning... Soon after the Revolution, when the spirit of rebellion in the Western counties of Pennsylvania, had kindled the flames of civil war (The Whiskey rebellion)... he was one of that patriotic band from Augusta, who at the call of Washington... quelled at once the spirit of insurrection... member of the Presbyterian Church... Bereaved of an affectionate wife when their three little children greatly needed a mother... an only daughter and two sons... After Funeral Services on Sabbath morning... friends and neighbors, followed the hearse to... Mossy Creek Church, about four miles distant."

Father: James Bell settled on the Long Glade 1746 Mother: Agnis Hogsett/Hogshead

  1. Obituary appears 13 Feb 1845, with death occurring "on the first instant", meaning the first day of the current month. Hence, he died 1 Feb 1845