Aaron Bell
(1840-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary C. Ridenour

Aaron Bell 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 3 Aug 1840, Van Buren Twp., Kosciusko, IN 1 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary C. Ridenour on 30 Nov 1865 in , Marshall, IN
  • Died: 27 Jan 1921, Milford, Kosciusko, IN, USA at age 80 3 5
  • Buried: 31 Jan 1921, Milford: Milford Cemetery, Kosciusko, IN, USA 3 5

   FamilySearch ID: M4YD-8WF.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Military from 6 Aug 1862 to 9 Jun 1865 in Etna Green, Kosciusko, IN: Civil War: Co. F., 74th Indiana Regiment.

2. Census in 1870 in Bourbon, Marshall, IN. 1 The 1870 census recorded Aaron Bell, farmer, 30, living with wife Mary C., 25; son Wm. T., 4; and son George A., 1. Everyone was born in Indiana except Mary in Ohio. Aaron had no real estate value, but his wife Mary had $1000. Their post office was Bourbon. On the previous census page is Mary's sister, Elizabeth (Ridenour) Beecher living with husband Peter Beecher.

3. Census in 1880 in Bourbon, Marshall, IN. 6 The 1880 census recorded Aaron Bell, farmer, 39, living in his brother's household. Geo. Bell, farmer, and George's family: wife Harriet, 33; son Clifford, 7; and daughter Manda, 2. Everyone was born in Indiana except Harriet in Ohio. Aaron and George's father was born in Maryland and mother in Ohio.


Aaron married Mary C. Ridenour, daughter of George Ridenour Sr. and Mary Starrett, on 30 Nov 1865 in , Marshall, IN. (Mary C. Ridenour was born about 1844 in , Franklin, OH 7 8 and died on 2 Mar 1886 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN 2 8.)


Sources


1 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX69-YCW Aaron Bell, Indiana, United States; citing p. 48, family 344.

2 Ridenour, Melvin Otho, Ancestors Are Forever, a Ridenour Collection from 893 AD to 2000 AD (17 September 1991, p 144. http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/i/James-A-Reitnauer/FILE/0001text.txt online), Pages 144, 404.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33605136.

4 Texas State Registrar Office, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSBB-MXW Irene Bell Mccoy, 11 Feb 1944; citing certificate number 11017, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,137,703.

5 Ancestry.com, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Death certificate 1349. Aaron Bell. Parents not listed. Spouse Martha A. Bell. Informant Charley Bell, Mildford IN.

6 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH9R-WJH Aaron Bell in household of Civ A Bell, Bourbon, Marshall, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 102, sheet 80C.

7 1850 United States Census, Ohio, Franklin County, Mifflin Township, Series: M432 Roll: 680 Page: 85.

8 FamilySearch.org, Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ77-X8R Mary C. Bell, 02 Mar 1886 citing Marion County, Indiana, County Board of Health, Indianapolis, Book H-2 page 66 Indiana Works Progress Administration.



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