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Re: William Bell and family - newspaper items
Posted by: Albert (ID *****0757) Date: May 25, 2014 at 12:25:52
In Reply to: William & Josiah Bell from England and Connecticut by JB Porter of 16018

These news items appear to be associated with your William Bell family.

Hartford Courant
Nov 15, 1907; page 16
PARENTS CAN'T FIND FRED BELL
New Britain Lad Has Been Missing About Five Months
(Special to the Courant)
New Britain, Friday, Nov 15
The police have been asked to try and find Fred Bell, the son of William Bell of No. 56 Lawlor street. The boy's sisters called at the police station yesterday afternoon, while Detective ??? Samuel Bamforth was at the desk, and showed much anxiety as to the boy's whereabouts. They told the officer that they came over from England about four or five months ago and they had not seen him at all. He had been gone so long that they were greatly concerned about him. The last day they had heard of him was in the spring, when he was in Middletown. Young Bell has given considerable trouble since he has been here. He came over from England about a year or so ago, and he had not been here but a few weeks before he disappeared from home. His father called at the police station greatly alarmed over the boy's absence, as he had been in the country so short a time. Again the police heard from Bell later, when he was caught one day about the Corbin Screw Corporation factory atarting a fire under the boiler of the hoisting machine. It is believed by the police that the boy is weak minded on account of his peculiar actions.

Hartford Courant
Feb 2, 1929; page 4
William Bell died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs Nicholas Happenney, 2360 East Main Street, Waterbury. Besides his wife, Mrs Elizabeth Bell, he leaves three sons, Andrew Bell of Hartford, William Bell, Jr., of Kensington, and John Bell of Liverpool, England. He also leaves three daughters, Mrs. Thomas Beatty of Hartford, Mrs Happenney, and Mrs John Wrain in England and 21 grandchildren. The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the home of his daughter, and at Christ Chapel at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will be in Pine Grove, Cemetery, Waterbury.

Hartford Courant
May 24, 1935; page 15
A son was born Thursday at the Manchester Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs Cuthbert Bell of 149 Wilson Street, Hartford.

Hartford Courant
Feb 12, 1940; page 4
Mrs Mary J. Bell Beaty, wife of Thomas H. Beaty of 116 Hungerford Street, died at St Francis's Hospital Sunday morning after a short illness. Born in Durham, England, she had lived in this country 35 years. She was a member of St. James's Episcopal Church, Zion Street; the Women's Auxiliary of that Church and the Wethersfield Grange. Besides her husband she leaves two sons, Andrew B. Beaty and Thomas H. Beaty, Jr., both of Hartford; three brothers, Andrew Bell of Hartford, William Bell of New Britain and John W. Bell of Liverpool, England; and a sister, Mrs Nicholas Happenny of Waterbury. The funeral will be held at St. James's Episcopal Church, Zion Street, Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at her home until 1 p.m., Tuesday.

Hartford Courant
July 27, 1940; page 4
Andrew Bell, 59, of 45 Amity Street died Friday afternoon in Springfield Infirmary, Springfield, Mass., after a long illness. A native of England, he came to the United States at the age of 19, and lived in Hartford for 30 years. He was a machine operator at the Royal Typewriter Company. He leaves his wife, Mrs Anna M. Fulbacher Bell; a son Cuthbert Bell and a daughter, Miss Anna M. Bell, all of Hartford; a brother, William Bell of New Britain; and a sister Mrs Nicholas J. Happenny of Waterbury. The funeral will be held at his home Monday at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the home after 3 p.m. today.

Hartford Courant
March 31, 1969; page 10
The funeral of Ronald B. Bell, 33, of 107 Larrabee St., East Hartford, who died Sunday in an auto accident in Bristol, will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, Hartford. Born in Manchester, he lived in East Hartford 10 years. He was employed by the United Aircraft Corp. of East Hartford. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and was a past vice president of the East Hartford Little League. He leaves his parents, Cuthbert Bell of California and Mrs Irene Willis Bell of West Hartford; a son, Steven Bell and a daughter, Miss Debora Bell, both of Hartford; two brothers, Robert W. Bell of East Hartford and Richard A. Bell of Hartford; a sister, Mrs Roy Tapio of East Hartford. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the Taylor and Modeen Funeral Home, 136 South Main St., West Hartford, today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.


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