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Joshua Presler Bell family
Posted by: Shawn Martin (ID *****3627) Date: April 06, 2005 at 20:00:55
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I trying to connect with any discendants of Joshua Presler Bell. Joshua was born August 17, 1848 in Wilkinson Co., MS and died September 26, 1933, He is buried in the Harris Chapel Cemetery, Panola Co., TX. I descend through his daughter Rebecca Elizabeth Bell Choat.

Joshua's first wife was Emily Dalton and his second wife was Ferraby Elizabeth "Lizzie" maiden name unknown.

The following are the census records I have found for him.
1850 -- Wilkinson Co., MS Census, p. 587, HH# 399/403, Lines 25-30, 8/28/1850
Bell, Naz. 38 M Planter 1,125 MS
Bell, Sinai 28 F LA
Bell, Junius 6 M MS
Bell, Rebecca 3 F MS
Bell, Joshua 2 M MS
Bell, Mary 50 F MS

1860 -- Pointe Coupee Parish, LA Census, Livonia P. O., HH# 1072, Page 104, Enum. 7/26/1860
Bell, Nalworth 45 M Planter 33,000 MS
Bell, Cyanee 35 F MS
Bell, Junius 16 M MS
Bell, Elizabeth R 14 F MS
Bell, Joshua 12 M MS
Bell, Robert L 9 M MS
Bell, George 7 M MS
Bell, Thomas B 5 M MS

1870 -- Richland Parish, LA Census, Girard P. O., 5th Ward, HH# 148/147, Page 297, Enum. Jul 8, 1870
Bell, Narsworth 59 M W Farmer 350 MS
Bell, Sinah 54 F W Keeping House LA
Bell, Joshuway 21 M W Farmer MS
Bell, Emily 21 M W W/o Occ. LA
Bell, Robert 17 M W At Home MS
Bell, John 15 M W At Home MS
Bell, Thomas 13 M W At Home MS

1880 -- Panola Co., TX Census, E.D. 62, Page 252A
Joshua BELL Self M W 30 MS MS MS
Emily BELL Wife F W 31 MS MS MS
Rebecca BELL Dau F W 10 LA MS MS
Martha BELL Dau F W 7 LA MS MS
Senah BELL Dau F W 6 LA MS MS
Emely BELL Dau F W 4 TX MS MS
? BELL Dau F W 5M TX MS MS

1900 -- Panola Co., TX Census, Precinct 2, HH # 124/126, Page 7, Enum. 6/7/1900
Bell, Joshua P. Head W M Aug 1848 55 Mar 10 MS MS MS
Bell, Lizzie Wife W F Jan 1852 38 Mar 10 AL AL AL
Bell, Rosaline Dau W F Mar 1892 8 Sing TX MS AL
Bell, Thomas Son W M Apr 1894 6 Sing TX MS AL
Bell, Willie Son W M Nov 1895 4 Sing TX MS AL

1910 -- Panola Co., TX Census, Precinct 2, HH# 244/245, Page 13A&B, Enum. 5/3/1910
Bell, Joshua P. Head M W 62 Marr2 20 MS MS MS Farmer
Bell, Ferraby E. Wife F W 48 Marr 20 AL AL AL
Bell, Rosaline Dau F W 18 Sing TX MS AL
Bell, Thomas P. Son M W 16 Sing TX MS AL
Bell, Willie H. Son M W 12 Sing TX MS AL
Bell, Maude Dau F W 10 Sing TX MS AL
Carlyell, Laura Gdau F W 16 Sing TX TX LA
Carlyell, Robert Gson M W 12 Sing TX TX LA
Carlyell, Johny Gson M W 9 Sing TX TX LA
Carlyell, Dan Gdau F W 8 Sing TX TX LA
Carlyell, Emily Gdau F W ? Sing TX TX LA

I am unable to find him in the 1920 and 1930 Census records. I would love to compare information with any other discendants and compare notes.


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