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Sunday's Obituary: William Henry Bell

William Henry Bell the son of William Bell and his wife Eleanor (nee Sneed) was born in 1840.  My connection to him is that he is my 3rd Great Grand Uncle.  In 1862 he married Catherine Campbell at Berrima.  William died on the 3rd April 1914 at Wingello, New South Wales and was buried at Marulan General Cemetery.


Source: Obituary. (1914, April 11). The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW : 1892 - 1948), p. 2. Retrieved November 9, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article133369164

Transcript:

Obituary.

The death occurred suddenly on Friday, 3rd instant, of an old and highly respected resident of the district, Mr. William Bell, of Wingello, at the age of 73.  Deceased was born at Pomeroy, near Goulburn, and was a sawmill proprietor, living at Wattle Farm, Wingello.  He had been complaining of feeling unwell, and previously had medical attention.  Death was due to heart failure  He leaves a wife and large family.  The late Mr Bell's father. in the early day, kept a publichouse at Paddy's River.
The coroner (Mr. H.W. Taylor) dispensed with an inquest and issued an order for burial.

Children of William Henry Bell and his wife Catherine (nee Campbell):


  • Annora Elizabeth Jeffery (nee Bell) - b. 1863 - d. 1902
  • William Henry Bell - b.1866 - d. 1923
  • John Thomas Bell - b.1868 - d.1934
  • Sarah Jane Bell - b. 1871 - d. 1927
  • George Joseph Bell - b. 1875 - d. 1942
  • Eliza Ellen Casburn (nee Bell) - b.1876 - d.1963
  • Rose Mary Clarke (nee Bell) - b. 1879 - d. 1936
  • Richard James Bell - b. 1881 - d. 1935


NSW BDM Birth Index

V18401340 24A/1840 BELL WILLIAM HENRY WILLIAM HELEN
5503/1863 BELL NORA E WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA
5909/1866 BELL WILLIAM H WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA  
5926/1866 BELL WILLIAM H WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA
10086/1868 BELL JOHN T WILLIAM CATHERINE GUNDAGAI
11000/1871 BELL SARAH J WILLIAM CATHERINE GUNDAGAI
7979/1875 BELL GEORGE JOSEPH WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA
8452/1876 BELL ELIZA ELLEN WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA
9885/1879 BELL ROSE MARY WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA
12684/1881 BELL RICHARD JAMES WILLIAM CATHERINE BERRIMA


NSW BDM Marriage Index

1497/1862 BELL WILLIAM CAMPBELL CATHERINE BERRIMA
3883/1886 JEFFERY WILLIAM BELL ANNORAH ELIZABETH ARGYLE
4228/1900 CASBURN JOHN R BELL ELIZA E MOSS VALE
1537/1903 CLARKE ERNEST BELL ROSE M MOSS VALE
3311/1919 BELL RICHARD J RICHMOND MARY A GOULBURN

NSW BDM Death Index

9201/1902 JEFFERY ANNORA E WILLIAM CATHERINE GOULBURN
8049/1914 BELL WILLIAM WILLIAM ELLEN MOSS VALE
14831/1923 BELL CATHERINE WILLIAM ANNORAH MOSS VALE
14833/1923 BELL WILLIAM H WILLIAM CATHERINE MOSS VALE
2998/1927 BELL SARAH J WILLIAM CATHERINE BOWRAL
18175/1934 BELL JOHN T WILLIAM KATHERINE BOWRAL
3630/1935 BELL RICHARD J WILLIAM CATHERINE GOULBURN
21098/1936 CLARKE ROSE MARY WILLIAM KATHERINE MOSS VALE
12126/1963 CASBURN ELIZA ELLEN WILLIAM CATHERINE BULLI

Source: NSW BDM Indexes.  NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.  Retrieved from http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/




Source: Family Notices. (1914, April 7). The Gundagai Times and Tumut, Adelong and Murrumbidgee District Advertiser (NSW : 1868 - 1931), p. 2. Retrieved November 8, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article129656536

Transcript:

BELL.- At Wingello on the 3rd of April, WILLIAM BELL, formerly of Gundagai, at the age of 74 years. - Inserted by his sister, MRS. J.B. Worldon





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