Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

John Bell[1, 2, 3]

Male Cal 1796 - 1890  (~ 93 years)


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  • Name John Bell 
    Born CALC 28 Oct 1796  , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1832  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Church of Scotland 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Church of Scotland 
    Residence 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farner 
    Occupation 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Ch. of Scotland 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Presbyterian Canada 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-113755 
    Died 29 Jan 1890  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Cause: Heart Failure (1 week) 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I113755  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Family 1 Mary Fulton Crawford,   b. Between 1821 and 1822, , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1899, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. John Bell,   b. 31 Mar 1850, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1902, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. Margaret Crawford Bell,   b. 23 Jan 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Treherne, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Mary Jane Bell,   b. 15 Jan 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1937, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Martha Bell,   b. 1857, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1935, , York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Thomas Bell,   b. 17 Jan 1859, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1943, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Robert Bell,   b. 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Andrew Bell,   b. 11 Feb 1863, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1915, Cargill, Greenock Twp., & Brant Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     8. Joan Crawford Bell,   b. 9 Dec 1867, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George Archibald Bell,   b. Apr 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F29546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Waldie,   b. 24 Dec 1802, Yarrow, , Selkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Bell,   b. 31 May 1839, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1905, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. William B. Bell,   b. 28 Dec 1840, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1922, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Helen "Ellen" Bell,   b. 26 Aug 1843, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1918  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F33080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BELL - In Galt, on Jan. 29th, John Bell, aged 93 years, 3 months and 1 day

      The Dumfries Reformer Feb 6 1890

      ___________________

      DEATH OF A PIONEER

      Mr. John Bell, one of the pioneers of North Dumfries, and for the past few years a resident of Galt, passed away on Jan. 29th, in his 94th year. Mr. Bell had been in good health until within a week or so before his death, when he was attacked with influenza. The deceased was a native of Dumfriesshire, Scotland and emigrated to this country in 1832, taking up land in the Cedar Creek district, where he continued to reside until a few years ago, when he removed to Galt. The deceased was twice married. By his first wife, he had three children, Messrs; Richard and William Bell, of Galt and Mrs. Alex. Hunter of Michigan. The fruits of his second union were five sons and four daughters, Messrs; John, Robert and George Bell of Blenheim. Messrs; Thomas and Andrew Bell of Galt; Mrs. Andrew Oliver of Rolland, Manitoba; Mrs. Robert MoMeechan of Glenelg; Mrs. Rose of Toronto and Miss Joan Bell of Galt.

      The Dumfries Reformer 6 Feb 1890 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Richard Bell b. Dumfries Township res: Dumfries Township Age: 38 born abt 1824 father: John Bell mother: Martha married Isabella Henderson Age:: 19 born abt 1843 b. Dumfries Township Spouse res: Dumfries Township father: James mother: Mary married 31 Dec 1862 county: Waterloo

    2. [S29] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Galt - St. Andrews Presbyerian.
      John BELL born 31 Mar 1850 Parents John BELL & Mary BELL baptized 14 May 1871

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Alexander Hunter Birth Place: Scotland Residence: Dumfries Township Age: 23 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840 Father Name: John Mother Name: Jane Coulter Spouse Name: Helen Bell Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843 Spouse Birth Place: Dumfries Township Spouse residence: Dumfries Township Spouse Father Name: John Spouse Mother Name: Martha Walden Marriage Date: 20 Nov 1863 Marriage County: Waterloo

    4. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, Div. 1 Page 7.

    5. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      In/ memory of/ John Bell/ who died/ Jan 29th 1890/ aged 93 years [A] George A./ Bell/ 1868-1932

    6. [S233] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1852, Div. 3 Page 15.

    7. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 10 Page 80.

    8. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 4.

    9. [S713] Vit - ON - Death Registration, death certificate 017185.
      John Bell Gender: Male Age: 93 Birth Date: abt 1797 Birth Place: Dfs, Scotland Death Date: 29 Jan 1890 Death Place: Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Cause of Death: Failure of Heart Acteors

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - CALC 28 Oct 1796 - , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1832 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of Scotland - 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Church of Scotland - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Farner - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ch. of Scotland - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Presbyterian Canada - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart Failure (1 week) - 29 Jan 1890 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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