Charles Morris Bell Jr

28 September 1874–5 October 1936 (Age 62)
Maple Grove-Franklin, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Morris

When Charles Morris Bell Jr was born on 28 September 1874, in Maple Grove-Franklin, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, his father, Charles Morris Bell Sr, was 19 and his mother, Jane Panting, was 19. He married Daisy Ora Potter on 10 October 1894, in Cottonwood, Owyhee, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 5 October 1936, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Morris Bell Jr
Edith Elizabeth Nichols Edwards
Marriage: 9 January 1907
Orrin Edward Bell
Edith Jennie Bell
Dora Jane Bell
AG Bell
Lavern Delphia Bell
Carol Gwen Bell
Carol Gwen Bell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 January 1907Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 1
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries 1882: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 22
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    Charles Morris Bell Jr.

    Birth: Sep. 28, 1874 Oneida County Idaho, USA Death: Oct. 5, 1936 Pocatello Bannock County Idaho, USA Charles Morris Bell, Jr. was the first child born to Charles Morris Bell, Sr. and Jan …

    Sources (53)

    • Charles M Bell in entry for Bell, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929"
    • Charles Moris Bell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mr. Charles M Bell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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