Richard Bell

21 August 1884–1 December 1961 (Age 77)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Bell was born on 21 August 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Neil Smith Bell, was 25 and his mother, Emma Ramsell, was 25. He married Hazel Etta Bennett in 1916, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ogden City Legislative District 1, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 1 December 1961, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Bell
1884–1961
Hazel Etta Bennett
1895–1978
Marriage: 1916
Elizabeth Emma Bell
1918–2010
Richard Thomas Bell
1920–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1916
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1859–1931Male

    Emma Ramsell

    Female1858–1918Female

siblings

(9)

    Sarah Bell

    Female1881–1882Female

    William Bell

    Male1882–1918Male

    Male1884–1961Male

    Male1886–1960Male

    Benne Bell

    Male1890–1891Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · The Logan Temple Barn

Age 12

The Logan Temple Barn was built on the edge of the Logan temple property to house the animals belonging to the builders of the temple. It was one of only two stone barns built in Cache Valley. These barns became obsolete during the rise of the automobile era. The building and the land it was on was sold in 1919 and became an automobile repair shop. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 19, 1985, and is still standing today.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: from Middle English belle ‘bell’, in various applications; most probably a metonymic occupational name for a bell ringer or bell maker, or a topographic name for someone living ‘at the bell’ (as attested by 14th-century forms such as John atte Belle). This indicates either residence by an actual bell (e.g. a town's bell in a bell tower, centrally placed to summon meetings, sound the alarm, etc.) or ‘at the sign of the bell’, i.e. a house or inn sign (although surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in Scots and English).2 Scottish and northern English: from the medieval personal name Bel. As a man's name this is from Old French beu, bel ‘handsome’, which was also used as a nickname. As a female name it represents a short form of Isobel, a form of Elizabeth.3 Scottish: Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhaoil ‘son of the servant of the devotee’ ( see Mullen 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Bell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard Bell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard Bell in household of Neil Bell, "United States Census, 1900"

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