Eli Jeppa Bell

25 March 1866–30 March 1932 (Age 66)
Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Eli Jeppa

When Eli Jeppa Bell was born on 25 March 1866, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, William Milton Bell, was 32 and his mother, Martha Kirstine Bensen, was 29. He married Caroline Louisa Anderson on 5 July 1891, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He lived in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 30 March 1932, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Burton Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Eli Jeppa Bell
Mary Ann Dudley
Marriage: 5 April 1905
Milton Smith Bell
Lamont Dudley Bell
Cecelia Dudley Bell
Eli Harry Bell
LaVon Benson Bell
LaVere Tippets Bell
Hyrum Dudley Bell
Virginia Dudley Bell

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  • Marriage
    5 April 1905Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States
    Age 20
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern) and Scottish (Lowlands): from the Middle English personal name Bell. 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 Isabel .English (northern) and Scottish (Lowlands): from Middle English belle ‘bell’ (Old English belle), 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).English: from Middle English bel ‘fair, fine, good’ (Old French bel ‘beautiful, fair’). See also Beal 1.

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

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    Bell, Eli Jeppa and Mary Ann Dudley

    A Life History of Eli Jeppa and Mary Ann Dudley Bell Written by Milton Smith Bell, oldest son of Eli and Mary Ann on 17, July, 1956 Eli Jeppa Bell was born on the 25th day of March, 1866, in Lehi, Ut …

    Sources (89)

    • Eli Jeppson Bell, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Elijah A in entry for La Vere Tippetts Bell and Marie Julie Racine, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Eli... Bell in entry for Mary D. Bell, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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