Missouri Family Group Sheet for the John William BELL Family

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Submitted by: Zale Bell-Nagler
Email address: <dandz1@comcast.net>


Husband: John William Bell
Birth date: 11/25/1865
Birthplace: Weston, Platte Co., MO
Death date: 7/8/1947
Place of death: Albuquerque, NM
Burial: At Rest Cemetery, Springer, NM
Father: Geroge William Bell
Mother: Mattie

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Wife: Susan Higgins
Birth date: 2/13/1871
Birthplace: Warrensburg, St. Claire Co., MO
Death date: 3/31/1917
Place of death: Springer, NM
Burial: At Rest Cemetery, Springer, NM
Father: George Higgins
Mother: Sally Copsey or Curtsey


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Child No. 1: Samuel David
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Child No. 2: Elizabeth
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Child No. 3: George
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Child No. 4: James
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Child No. 5: Joseph William
Sex: M
Birth date: 15 Nov 1891
Birthplace: Rich Hill, Bates County, MO
Death date: 8/26/1956
Place of death: Torrance, CA
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Marriage place: Dawson, NM
Spouse's name: Martha P. Patterson

Child No. 6: Mattie Bell
Sex: F
Birth date: 15 Nov 1891
Birthplace: Rich Hill, Bates County, MO
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Documentation: Susan Copsey (some say it is Curtsey) married John William Bell. Her parents, George Higgins and Sally Higgins were living in MO. when they had Susan in 1871. Susan was known to be one of the first automobile fatalities in US history between Springer and Dawson, NM. Evidently, John Bell was driving. John's mother was known to be Cherokee Indian and we feel she and our GrGrGrandfather, George William Bell hid out so not to be put on the reservation. Martha P. Patterson-Bell, Sue Bell-Hesser, Judith Hesser-Lopez, Zale Bell-Nagler and various other relatives.