Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Dr. George Parsons Bell

Dr. George Parsons Bell

Male 1859 - Yes, date unknown

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name George Parsons Bell 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 1 Aug 1859  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1861  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    United Presbyterian 
    Religion 1871  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    C. Presb. 
    Occupation 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    School Teacher 
    Religion 1881  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    C. Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-116923 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I116923  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Father John B. Bell,   b. 26 Jul 1826, Lockerbie, , Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1910, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Abigail Parsons,   b. 13 Apr 1831, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1917, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 19 Sep 1848  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F7181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1859 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Presbyterian - 1861 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presb. - 1871 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - School Teacher - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - C. Presbyterian - 1881 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    George Parsons Bell
    George Parsons Bell
    from Find A Grave by Julia Bakin Green
    photograph is dated 1913

  • Notes 
    • George Parsons Bell was a school teacher before receiving his medical degree from New York's Bellvue Hospital Medical College in 1886.He was an allopathic doctor who practiced in Buffalo, NY, Pittsburgh, PA, Chicopee, MA and Tigerton, WI before moving permanently to Kansas. He spent the rest of his life in Kansas, operating a homeopathic hospital and raising, with his wife Mary Bowman Reid Bell, his family of four daughters and one son. He is supposedly buried in Exeter, Tulare County, California though his grave has not yet been located.

      Find A Grave 2015

  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1881, North Div. 2 Page 17.

    2. [S20] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berlin Telegraph (title varies: Berlin Telegraph, Berlin Daily Telegraph) (1853-1922), 12 Aug 1859.
      Bell: In Ayr, on Monday, the 1st inst., the wife of Mr. John Bell, Waggon-maker, of a son.

    3. [S1778] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1861, Div 2 Page 16.

    4. [S355] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1871, Div. 2, Pg. 77.

    5. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Revd. Whighting Wesleyan Methodist Minister (pg. 116 & 117).
      John Bell, married Mary Parsons, both of Dumfries. 19 Sep 1848. Witnesses: John Shoupe and Hannah Shoupe.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John Bell Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1848 Marriage County or District: Gore Spouse: Mary Parsons