Person:Joseph Bell (37)

Joseph Bell
d.13 September 1833 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 Joseph Bell
Gender Male
Birth? 17 May 1746 Augusta County, Virginia
Burial? September 1833 Stone Church Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia
Death? 13 September 1833 Augusta County, Virginia

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


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Not to be confused with Joseph Bell (1742-1823), son of William Bell and Mary McGowan.

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 Joseph Bell).
  • 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. (Note: John Bell was this Joseph's brother).
  • Page 309.--5th December, 1805. Samuel Long's will, of South River-- To brother, James (who went to Kentucky), land in Kentucky; to brother, Francis, slave which went to Kentucky with my mother; to brother, David, brother, Joseph, the money he received of me when going to Kentucky; to brother, Alexander; to brother David's daughter, Elizabeth; brother David's son Samuel; to brother David's son, William. Executors, Joseph Bell, Wm. Long, Samuel Long. Teste: Joseph Bell, Sarah Bell. Proved, 24th January, 1814. Joseph Ben [sic, s/b Bell] refused toqualify. Wm. Long qualified, and 28th February, 1814, Samuel qualified.
  • Page 349.--12th February, 1810. Francis Long's will, of South River-- To nephew, William Long, son to David Long; to brother David Long's daughters, viz: Jane, Elizabeth, Dorcas, Rebecca Long, and niece, Alex. Lang, lands descended to testator from brother, Dr. Alexander Long; to niece, Alex. Long, daughter to brother David; to brother, Samuel; to nephew, Wm. Lang, son to brother David. Executors, brother Samuel Long and nephew Wm. Long. Teste: Gabriel Alexander and Joseph Bell. Proved, 26th February, 1810. Executors qualify. (Note: the Long family owned land adjacent to the Bell's at South River).
  • Page 398.--15th March, 1814. Jane Black's will, of South River--To son Samuel; daughter, Jane Alexander; daughter, Martha Black; daughters Margaret Price and Mary Black; daughter. Nancy Gillespee; son, James; sons, John and William. Executors, sons James and Samuel. Teste: Joseph Bell, Moses Hughes, Elizabeth Hughes, Elizabeth Long. Proved, 24th October, 1814. Samuel qualifies.