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John Wesley Bell
d.13 SEP 1896
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Name John Wesley Bell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1819 Culpeper Co., VA
Death? 13 SEP 1896
Other? JudgeOcc. Title
Reference Number? JWH #322

322. JOHN WESLEY BELL: (246 Amelia) Born in Culpeper in 1819; died September 13, 1896. By his will, dated February 22, 1892, he bequeathed his law library to his sons, Farley S. and Alden A., both in Texas. He was Judge of the Culpeper Court. In 1908, a beautiful memorial window was placed in St. Stephen's Church, Culpeper, to the memory of Judge and Mrs. Bell. The donors were Colonel Thomas Smith and his wife, Mary Amelia Smith. In 1891, Judge Bell published the "Memoirs of Governor William Smith." Judge Bell married Maria Champe Storrow, who died March 14, 1908. She was the daughter of Colonel Samuel Appleton Storrow, U. S. A., and his wife Eliza Farley Carter. They had six children.

Children (BELL) 429. Farley S. - married Mannie ______; living in Baird, Texas in 1908. 430. J. C. - (a son); surveyor of Culpeper County. NFI. 431. ALDEN A. - Born in 1862 or 63. NFI. 432. Lilly - married Charles Bowyer; living in Baird, Texas in 1908. NFI. 433. Mary Appleton - married James W. Thompson of Culpeper. NFI. 434. Eliza Amelia - married Otis Bowyer, of Baird, Texas, before December 15, 1887, in St. Stephen's Church, Culpeper. NFI.

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  1. John W. Hansborough. History and Genealogy of the Hansborough - Hansbrough Family. (Name: Name: 1981, John W. Hansborough;;)
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    322. JOHN WESLEY BELL: (246 Amelia) Born in Culpeper in 1819; died September 13, 1896. By his will, dated February 22, 1892, he bequeathed his law library to his sons, Farley S. and Alden A., both in Texas. He was Judge of the Culpeper Court. In 1908, a beautiful memorial window was pl aced in St. Stephen's Church, Culpeper, to the memory of Judge and Mrs. Bell. The donors were Colonel Thomas Smith and his wife, Mary Amelia Smith. In 1891, Judge Bell published the "Memoirs of Governor William Smith." Judge Bell married Maria Champe Storrow, who died March 14, 1908. She was the daughter of Colonel Samuel Appleton Storrow, U. S. A., and his wife Eliza Farley Carter. They had six children. Children (BELL) 429. Farley S. - married Mannie ______; living in Baird, Texas in 1908. 430. J. C. - (a son); surveyor of Culpeper County. NFI. 431. ALDEN A. - Born in 1862 or 63. NFI. 432. Lilly - married Charles Bowyer; living in Baird, Texas in 1908. NFI. 433. Mary Appleton - married James W. Thompson of Culpeper. NFI. 434. Eliza Amelia - married Otis Bowyer, of Baird, Texas, before December 15, 1887, in St. Stephen's Church, Culpeper. NFI.