The John Bell/Writha Hunt Bible

Transcribed and Submitted
Linda Sue Bell Gartin
Updated 2004

Bible Record of John Easley Bell and Writha Caroline Hunt of Sumner and Obion Counties, Tennessee. This Bible was printed and published by M. Carey and Son, No. 126 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia in 1818. Only the title page and the record pages exist. John Easley Bell was the son of Pleasant V. Bell and Lucinda "Lucy" Gaines/Gains. He was born in Sumner County, Tennessee 31 August 1846 and died in Union City, Obion County, Tennessee 21 September 1931. Writha Caroline Hunt was born in Tennessee in 1844 and died in Obion County, District # 7, Tennessee in 1907. Amanda Josphine Robinson is her sister.

The Bible Record:
page 1
John Bell and Writha hunt they was united together as man and wife April the first 1869th
Amanda J Robinson Died March the 19th 1879
Lucy Bell Died november the 20 1887
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Notations by LSG:
Charles Allen Bell was bornd January the 4 1870
Josey ann Bell was Bornd april the 7 1871
Nancy Jane Bell was Bornd June the 4th 1872
John eller Bell was Bornd august the 26 1873 (John Ella - female)
James William Bell was Bornd october the 15 1875
Jefferson hanner Bell was Bornd aprile 25 1877 (Hanner/Hanna)
Alferd tinsley Bell was Bornd January the 4 1880 (Alfred Tinsley)
Wesley harrs Bell was Bornd April the 30 1881 (Wesley Harris)
Alice pallerson Bell was Bornd september 13th 1882 (Alice Patterson)
dora murtle Bell was Bornd april the 30th 1884 (Dora Myrtle)
mattie Gertrude Bell was Bornd nov the 10th 1885

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