Lavina Kidder

10 April 1821–22 January 1899 (Age 77)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Lavina

When Lavina Kidder was born on 10 April 1821, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Kidder, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Burroughs, was 22. She married John Bell on 8 December 1839, in Jay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Jay, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 22 January 1899, in New Mount Pleasant, Jefferson Township, Jay, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in New Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Jay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bell
1816–1880
Lavina Kidder
1821–1899
Marriage: 8 December 1839
Louvernia Bell
1840–1938
Simeon Kidder Bell
1843–1919
William Findley Bell
1845–1911
Sarah Bell
1846–1854
Roseanna Bell
1849–1854
Alva Bell
1851–1854
Mary Bell
1852–1854
Emaline Bell
1855–1939
John J. Bell
1858–1915
Florence Rachel Bell
1862–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 December 1839
Jay, Indiana, United States
children

(10)

    Female1840–1938Female

    Simeon Kidder Bell

    Male1843–1919Male

    William Findley Bell

    Male1845–1911Male

    Female1846–1854Female

    Female1849–1854Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 4

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1832

Age 11

Historical Boundaries 1832: Jay, Indiana, United States
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 30

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

English: possibly an occupational name from early modern English kidd(i)er ‘badger’, a licensed middleman who bought provisions from farmers and took them to market for resale at a profit, or alternatively a variant of Kidman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lavina Bell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lavina Bell in household of John Bell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lovina Bell in household of John Bell, "United States Census, 1860"

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