Celia Marion Wright

17 June 1805–10 January 1876 (Age 70)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Celia Marion

When Celia Marion Wright was born on 17 June 1805, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Wright Sr, was 53 and her mother, Patsy, was 49. She married Nathaniel Bell on 26 April 1825, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 10 January 1876, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Burns Cemetery, Chillicothe, Wapello, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Bell
1806–1881
Celia Marion Wright
1805–1876
Marriage: 26 April 1825
Martha Jane Bell
1827–1871
Nathaniel Thomas Bell
1850–
Elizabeth C. Bell
1828–1858
Lucy Ann Bell
1830–1916
Adam Wright Bell
1831–1906
Sarah Minerva Bell
1833–1872
Nancy Bell
1835–
Benjamin Franklin Bell
1837–1907
Thomas Jefferson Bell
1839–1923
Ciresa Celia Bell
1842–1874
Ellen Judith Bell
1846–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1825Monroe, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812
    Age 7
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Wrights
    Wrightsman
    Cartwright
    Wrightson
    Right
    McWright
    Wrightman

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    Grave Index

    Celia Bell in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Go to website Want to get involved? Click here! Report a problem Name: Celia Bell Birth Date: 17 Jun 1805 Birth Place: Randolph County, No …

    Sources (16)

    • Celia Bell in household of Nathen Bell, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Celia Wright in entry for Nathaniel Bell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Celia Wright in entry for Berry Franklin Bell, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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