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Bell Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1829-69

Extracted from personal announcements and public notices inserted in the STRABANE MORNING POST and LONDONDERRY SENTINEL
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia


November 10 1829 [Died] On Wednesday last, after a severe and lingering illness which she bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, MRS. BELL, wife of MR. DAWSON BELL, Watchmaker, of this town
February 2 1836






BEGS leave to inform his Friends and the Public in general, that his Son, JOHN, has commenced Business in the above Line, in Strabane, opposite Wilson’s Hotel, and having improved himself in his business in Belfast and Dublin, hopes, from his attention, and knowledge of his Profession, together with moderate Charges, to meet with support.

D. B. begs leave to avail himself of the present opportunity to return his sincere thanks to his Friends for the decided preference they have shown him, not only whilst he resided in Strabane, but since his removal to Omagh, and trusts his son will merit a continuance of their Patronage.

JOHN BELL has for Sale, a neat Assortment of WATCHES, CLOCKS, and JEWELLERY, which he will Sell at unusually low Prices, for CASH.

All kinds of Watches, Clocks, and Jewellery carefully repaired.

January 12, 1836

December 6 1836 [Married] In Lifford [Co. Donegal] church, by the Rev. E. M. Clarke, Mr Dawson Bell, of Omagh, to Miss Royce, of Lifford



October 16 1830 [Married] On Monday last, in Killyman Church, MR. JOHN BELL, of Dungannon, to MARY, only daughter of MR. CHARLES McCLELLAND, of Loughgall [Co. Armagh]
March 16 1833 [Married] At Grove Hill, on Tuesday the 5th inst., by the Rev. Henry Carson, the REV. JOHN HENDERSON, Presbyterian Minister of Aughnacloy, to MISS ELLEN BELL
August 5 1837 [Married] At St. Michan's Church, Dublin, HENRY HUMPHREY BELL, ESQ., son of the late HUMPHREY BELL, ESQ., of Warwick Lodge, county Derry, to HENRIETTA, youngest daughter of ANDREW THOMAS BELL, ESQ., of Belmont, county Tyrone, late Captain, 27th Regiment
July 7 1838 [Married] July 2, in St. Thomas's Church, by the Rev. John Fea, THOMAS AUBREY BELL, ESQ., Belmount, county of Tyrone, late Captain, 11th Regiment, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of the late HENRY HUMPHREY BELL, ESQ., of Warwick Lodge, county of Derry
June 1 1839 [Died] At Ballygawley, county of Tyrone, THOMAS BELL, ESQ., surgeon in the Royal Navy
December 28 1839 [Married] On Wednesday the 18th inst., by the Rev. James Hill, at Omagh, MR. JAMES McGONIGAL, jeweller of Belfast, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of MR. DAWSON BELL, watchmaker
March 7 1840 [Died] On the 1st inst., at his residence, Windmill Place, near Coagh, county Tyrone, in the 18th year of his age, of inflammation of the stomach, ARTHUR BELL, eldest son of the late MR. WILLIAM JOHN BELL, of same Place
March 7 1840 [Married] On Monday, the 24th ult., by the Rev. John Lowry, Upper Clennaneese, ROBERT BROWN, ESQ., youngest son of the REV. LEWIS BROWN, Sixmiletown, to ELLEN, only daughter of JAMES BELL, ESQ., Leggyro
November 14 1840 [Married] On the 2nd inst., at Cookstown, by the Rev. Dr. Bardin, Rector of the parish of Derryloran, WILLIAM BELL, ESQ., of Christianstown, county Louth, to JANE, second daughter of the REV. C. MARSHALL, of Killeshill Cottage, county Tyrone
November 13 1841 [Married] On the 2nd inst., at Cookstown, by the Rev. W. Patterson, of Bangor, ROBERT J. BELL, ESQ., Ballywooley, county Down, to ANNA JANE, daughter of MR. M. PATTERSON
March 12 1842 [Died] In Omagh, on Thursday, the 3rd inst., after a lingering illness which she bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, ELIZABETH, wife of MR. DAWSON BELL
February 25 1843 [Married] On the 4th inst., at Drumads, by the Rev. Robert Holmes, Presbyterian Minister, Coagh, DAVID BELL, ESQ., of Windmill Place, to MISS ELIZA CATHERINE, only daughter of JOHN HAMILTON, ESQ., of Drumads
October 14 1843 [Married] On the 2nd inst., at Killishil Church, by the Rev. C. Graham, MR. ROBERT COUSIN, of Mullyrodden, to CATHERINE, daughter of the late MR. JOHN BELL, Coolhill, county Tyrone
December 16 1843 [Married] On Friday, the 8th inst., at Aughnacloy Church, by the Rev. Mr. Brabazon, JOHN BELL, of Leggarow, Esq., to ELIZABETH, the only daughter of the late WILLIAM WATSON, of Tullyvarr, county Tyrone, Esq.
December 16 1843 [Married] In Lifford Church, on Wednesday week, by the Rev. E.M. Clarke, MR. JOHN BELL, of Strabane, watchmaker, to SIDNEY, daughter of MR. JAMES McKEMMEY, of Argary Hill
August 23 1845 [Died] On the 1st inst., at Warrenpoint, aged 82 years, ANDREW THOMAS BELL, ESQ., of Belmont, county Tyrone, late Captain in her Majesty's 27th Regiment of Foot
September 5 1846 [Died] On the 22nd ult., at Castlederg, in her 95th year, MRS. BELL, wife of the late DR. BELL, who served in the Navy for many years as head surgeon, and aunt of MR. ROBERT KYLE, of Mornbeg House
July 24 1847 [Married] On Thursday, the 22nd inst., in the First Presbyterian Church of this City [Londonderry], by the Rev. William McClure, MR. CHARLES MORRISON, of this City, to MARGARET, second daughter of MR. DAWSON BELL , Omagh
September 18 1847 [Died] On the 7th inst., at her residence, Wind Mill Place, MRS. ESTHER BELL, in the 54th year of her age
November 20 1847 [Died[ At Hastings, on the 31st ult., in the 74th year of her age, ELIZA WILHELMINA, daughter of the late HUMPHREY BELL, ESQ., Belmount, county Tyrone
July 13 1849 [Died] On the 5th inst., at Warwick Lodge, Magherafelt, THOMAS AUBREY BELL, ESQ., of Belmont, Stewartstown, late captain in her Majesty's 11th Regiment of Foot
November 23 1849 [Married] On 15th inst., by the Rev. John Hamilton, Crossroads, the REV. JAMES BELL, Presbyterian Minister, Tandragee [Co. Armagh] , to MISS HAMILTON, daughter of DR. HAMILTON, of Omagh
January 18 1850 [Died] On the 3rd inst., aged 24 years, from a complaint of the liver, ELIZA CATHERINE, the beloved wife of MR. DAVID BELL, Windmill House, county Tyrone
August 11 1854 [Died] On Friday, the 26th ult., in Omagh, MR. JOHN BELL, son of MR. DAWSON BELL, aged 37 years
June 5 1857 [Married] On the 23rd ult., at Cookstown, by the Rev. Mr. Wilson, Presbyterian Minister, JOSEPH ANDERSON, ESQ., of Ballymaguire, to Susanna, second daughter of the late MR. JOHN BELL, of Windmill Place, near Coagh, in county Tyrone
November 27 1857 [Died] On the 18th inst., at Drumconvis, Coagh, aged 73 years, MARGARET, wife of MR. ROBERT BELL, SEN.
April 2 1858 [Married] On the 23rd ult., in Killeter Church, by the Rev. Charles Seymour, MR. STEWART BELL, of Castlederg, youngest son of WILLIAM BELL, ESQ., Dunwiley, Stranorlar [Co. Donegal], to LETITIA, third daughter of WILLIAM KYLE, ESQ., Woodside, near Castlederg, county Tyrone
June 29 1860 [Birth] June 22, the wife of STEWART BELL, ESQ., Castlederg, of a daughter
September 20 1861 [Married] On the 12th September, in the Presbyterian Church, Claggin, by the Rev. Henry McCaw, MR. THOMAS BELL, of Derycramy, to SARAH ANN, the daughter of MR. JAMES HARKNESS, of Crevagh, near Cookstown
December 20 1861 [Birth] December 14, at Coagh, county Tyrone, the wife of MR. WILLIAM BELL, of a daughter
February 27 1863 [Died] February 22, after a lengthened illness, MR. DAVID BELL, Mayne, near Omagh, aged 63 years
July 17 1866 [Died] July 9, at Warrenpoint [Co. Down], ELIZABETH, relict of the late RICHARDSON BELL, ESQ., Killymaddy, county Tyrone, aged 79 years
August 7 1866 [Birth] August 2, the wife of the REV. EDWARD BELL, of Sixmilecross, county Tyrone, of a daughter
January 15 1867 [Died] January 8, at Drumad-House, Coagh, county Tyrone, DAVID BELL, ESQ., late of Windmill Place, aged 44 years
April 12 1867 [Died] April 8, at The Parsonage, Sixmilecross, county Tyrone, MARY ANNE, wife of the REV. EDWARD BELL
September 17 1867 [Died] On the 10th September, at the house of his brother, Dunmore, Cookstown, HEAD CONSTABLE GEORGE BELL, formerly of county Cork, aged 58 years
June 30 1868 [Married] June 24, in the Presbyterian Church, Fintona, by the Rev. Robert Chambers, MR. WILLIAM BELL, Clougher, to LETITIA, daughter of JOSEPH FOSTER, ESQ., Aughafad House, Fintona
April 23 1869 [Married] April 21, at Newcastle Church, by the Rev. H. Stromme, Rector of Delgany, THOMAS AUBERY BELL, ESQ., only son of the late CAPTAIN BELL, 11th Regiment of Belmount, county Tyrone, to FRANCES AGNES, youngest daughter of the late MARCUS MAINENY, ESQ., of Merry Meeting, county Wicklow