Flora Belle Arbuckle

14 April 1904–12 January 1985 (Age 80)
Taylor, Williamson, Texas, United States

The Life of Flora Belle

When Flora Belle Arbuckle was born on 14 April 1904, in Taylor, Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, William Martin Arbuckle, was 26 and her mother, Violet Pearl Caughron, was 21. She married Charles Mitchell Bell about 1927, in Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Williamson, Texas, United States in 1904 and Justice Precinct 2, Briscoe, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 January 1985, in Hutchinson, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Citizens Cemetery, Clarendon, Donley, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Mitchell Bell
Flora Belle Arbuckle
Marriage: about 1927
William "Bill" Mitchell Bell

Spouse and Children

about 1927
Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 1

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Arbuckle (earlier Arnbuckle) in the parish of Airdrie, Lanarkshire, named in Gaelic as earrann buachaille ‘herdsman's portion (of land)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Flora B Bell in household of Charles M Bell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Flora Belle Arbuckle in household of Wm M Arbuckle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Flora Belle Arbuckle in household of William M Arbuckle, "United States Census, 1910"

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