Samuel Hardison Bell

23 November 1888–17 January 1971 (Age 82)
Belfast, Marshall, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Samuel Hardison

When Samuel Hardison Bell was born on 23 November 1888, in Belfast, Marshall, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lewis Cass Bell, was 33 and his mother, Susan Jane Hardison, was 35. He had at least 1 daughter with Mattie Martha. He died on 17 January 1971, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Altus Cemetery, Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hardison Bell
1888–1971
Mattie Martha
1886–1972
Jane Margaret Bell
1918–1918

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Jane Margaret Bell

    Female1918–1918Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1855–1945Male

    Susan Jane Hardison

    Female1853–1914Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sam H Bell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam H Belle in household of Louis C Belle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel Bell in household of Lars Bell, "United States Census, 1900"

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