Elizabeth Bell

4 November 1792–5 November 1864 (Age 72)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bell was born on 4 November 1792, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Bell, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Sally McGuire, was 24. She married William Junior Bennett on 24 February 1814, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 November 1864, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Junior Bennett
Elizabeth Bell
Marriage: 24 February 1814
Austin Bell Bennett
Thomas McGuire Bennett
Sarah Ann Bennett
Mary Jane Bennett
Eliza Catherine Bennett
Hiram Bell Bennett
William M. Bennett
Martha Bennett
John Bell Bennett
George Alfred Bennett
Nancy Ellen Bennett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1814Sumner, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 7
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
    Age 20
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Bennett, William Junior 1790

    WILLIAM JUNIOR BENNETT 1790-1846 [Written in first person, not an Autobiography] by Dayle Duncan White I, William Junior Bennett, was born of goodly parents, William Bennett and Catherine Bernard of …

    Sources (36)

    • NFS: Elizabeth Bell - birth: 4 Nov 1792; Rowan, North Carolina, US
    • 1860 "United States Census," Elizth Bennett
    • Tennessee, State Marriages, 1780-2002

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