Texas Family Group Sheet for the Joseph Henry BELL Family #2

Husband: Joseph Henry BELL
Birthdate:May 1819
Birthplace: South Carolina
Death date: 1905
Place of death: Upshur County, Texas
Burial: Hopewell Cemetery, Upshur Co., Texas

Marriage date: 3 Feb 1862
Marriage place: Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., Georgia

Wife: Emily Adaline WADE
Birthdate:24 AUG 1841
Birthplace: Alabama
Death date: 28 MAY 1895
Place of death: Upshur County, Texas
Burial: Hopewell Cemetery, Upshur Co., Texas
Father: Joseph Berry Wade (1815-1877)
Mother: Sarah Medely Odell (1822-1908)


Child No. 1: Robert E. Lee Bell
Sex: M
Birthdate: 5 AUG 1864
Birthplace: Calhoun Hotel, Auraria, Lumpkin Co., Georgia
Death date: 12 MAY 1946
Place of death: Upshur County, Texas
Burial: Grice Cemetery, Upshur County, Texas
Marriage date: 11 Nov 1885 /
Marriage place: Kaufman Co., Texas / --
Spouse's name: #1 Anna Elizabeth Lee (1867 1894), #2 M. Emma (1876 1959)
* Joseph Henry Bell was the best friend of Joseph Berry Wade and moved to Auraria, Lumpkin Co., Georgia with his friend during the nation's first Gold Rush. During the Civil War he married his best friend's daughter, Emily Adaline Wade. While Joseph Henry Bell was away at war Emily lived in the Calhoun Hotel in downtown Auraria, the old Gold Rush town. It was here their baby was born. The old hotel survived until about the year 2000.
* Joseph Bell was an explorer for gold mining companies and explored for them throughout the nation including California traveling through Upshur County on his way. Years later after the Civil War in 1869 the things he told the Wades about Upshur County led them and the Bells to move there.
* U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about Joseph H Bell: Residence: Lumpkin County, Georgia Enlistment Date: 18 Mar 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private State Served: Georgia Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment on 18 Mar 1861. Mustered out on 18 Mar 1862 at Augusta, GA. Sources: Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865;
* U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Joseph H. Bell Name: Joseph H. Bell Side: Confederate Regiment State/Origin: Georgia Regiment Name: 21 Battalion Georgia Cavalry Regiment Name Expanded: 21st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry Company: A Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Private Rank Out Expanded: Private Film Number: M226 roll 5.

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