Howard Earl Bell

Brief Life History of Howard Earl

When Howard Earl Bell was born on 15 October 1920, in Roachdale, Jackson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States, his father, Dory Everest Bell, was 27 and his mother, Bertha Louise Myers, was 21. He married Hazel Delores Hubble on 4 July 1946, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Barnard, Jackson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States in 1940 and Jackson Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States for about 1 years. He died on 27 January 2000, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Howard Earl Bell
Hazel Delores Hubble
Marriage: 4 July 1946
Gordon Ray Suiter
Donald Wayne Suiter
Dixie Earlene Bell
Michael Earl Bell

Sources (19)

  • Howard E Bell, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Howard Bell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Howard Earl Bell, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

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Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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