Joseph Bell
(1803 - 1887)

[Canastota.....]
? 1887
 
    Joseph Bell died at the home of his son, John H. Bell in this village, 
Tuesday morning, aged 84 years.  Deceased was born in Ireland and came to 
this country in 1821.  He was one of a family of nine brothers and one sister.
Mr. Bell lived at Galway, N. Y. until 1875, when he came to Canastota and has
since resided with his son, and was beloved by all who knew him.  The funeral
services, Thursday  morning, were conducted by the Rev. J. C. Mead. 
 
[Facts: Joseph Bell was born in 1803, died 1887 and was buried in Ashley 
Cemetery, Galway, Saratoga County.  (Ashley Cemetery is now called South 
Galway Cemetery) His wife was Rachel Matilda Brush, they were married 25, 
May 1836. submitted by Harold Jaquay 

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 03:39 PM

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