Person:John Bell (149)

John Bell, of South River, Augusta County, VA
d.bef. 19 September 1797 Augusta County, Virginia
  1. Agnes Bellabt 1731 - bef 1781
  2. Sarah Bellabt 1739 -
  3. Dorcas Bell1740 - 1774
  4. William Bellabt 1741 - abt 1829
  5. James Bell1743 -
  6. Thomas Bell1745 -
  7. Joseph Bell1746 - 1833
  8. John Bell, of South River, Augusta County, VA1747 - bef 1797
  9. Samuel Bell1752 - 1788
Facts and Events
Name John Bell, of South River, Augusta County, VA
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1747 Augusta County, Virginia
Death? bef. 19 September 1797 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 126.--16th November, 1779. James ( ) Bell to John Bell, in Beverley Manor, on South River of Shanando, part of plantation that he now lives on.

Will Abstract

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Page 284.--11th February, 1797. John Bell's will, of South River--To brothers Thomas and Joseph, lands on South River joining Gabriel Alexander; to sister, Sarah Bell; to brother James Bell's son, Samuel, and brother William's two sons, John and Stephenson Bell, lands in Kentucky; to brother, Joseph. Executors, brothers Thomas and Joseph. Teste: Gabriel Alexander, Samuel Long. Proved, 19th September, 1797. Joseph qualifies.

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 John Bell).
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