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Jonathan Bell

Male 1664 - 1745  (81 years)


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  • Name Jonathan Bell  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 14 Feb 1663/4  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1745  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Will 6 Sep 1745, proved 1 Oct 1745

      Jonathan Bell, only son of Jonathan and Mercy (Crane) Bell of Stamford, Conn., was born February 14, 1664. He married, as his second wife, Deborah Ferris.
      James Bell, son of Jonathan and Deborah (Ferris) Bell, was born March 17, 1709-10. By his wife Sarah he had: James, born in 1734; Isaac, 1736; Jacob, 1738; Sarah, 1741; Mary, 1745; Jesse, 1746; Abigail, 1748; Prudence, 1751; Jared, 1755.

      Jonathan Bell, Jr., son of Jonathan and Mercy, was born at Stamford, February 14, 1663-4. Like his ancestors, he was a man prominent in the affairs of the town. From 1689 to 1699 he acted as town clerk. In 1692 he was made Lieutenant of the Military Company, and from 1712 to 1719 was Representative from Stamford to the General Court at Hartford, being the third generation of the family who had successively held this honorable office. Jonathan married, first, Grace Mitchel from New Jersey; they had one son, Jonathan. Grace Bell died in February, 1693-4. Jonathan married, second, Deborah Ferris, January 14, 1701-2. Their children were Francis, Hannah, Rebecca, James, Deborah and Abigail. Deborah Bell died July 3, 1724. Jonathan married, third, Mrs. Mary Brush, February, 1733-4, he being at the time seventy years of age. [1, 2, 6]
    Person ID I38512  Mindrum
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2015 

    Father Jonathan Bell,   b. Sep 1641, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1698/9, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Mercy Crane,   b. Abt 1645, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1671, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Married 1662  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10
    Family ID F26275  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Grace Kitchell,   d. Feb 1693/4, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Mar 1693  [1
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Bell,   b. 15 Jan 1693/4, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1770  (Age > 77 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F26953  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Deborah Ferris,   d. 3 Jul 1724, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Jan 1701/2  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 11
    Children 
     1. Francis Bell,   b. 12 Dec 1702, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787  (Age 84 years)
     2. Hannah Bell,   b. 30 Apr 1705, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1745, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Rebecca Bell,   b. 10 Mar 1707/8
     4. James Bell,   b. 17 Mar 1709/10
     5. Deborah Bell,   b. 1713, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1713, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Abigail Bell,   b. 1717, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F26271  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Mary,   d. Dec  
    Married 28 Feb 1733/4  [11
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F26828  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:60.

    2. [S3331] Lyman H. Weeks, p. 13.

    3. [S6881] Genealogy of the Bell Family, John V. Hecker, p. 154.

    4. [S7091] Ellery B. Crane, (Press of Charles Hamilton, Worcester, MA 1900), p. 303.

    5. [S7091] Ellery B. Crane, (Press of Charles Hamilton, Worcester, MA 1900), p. 303, 14 Feb 1663.

    6. [S6881] Genealogy of the Bell Family, John V. Hecker, p. 155.

    7. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. 60, 22 Oct 1662.

    8. [S3331] Lyman H. Weeks, p. 12, 22 Aug 1662.

    9. [S6881] Genealogy of the Bell Family, John V. Hecker, p. 154, 22 Aug 1662.

    10. [S7091] Ellery B. Crane, (Press of Charles Hamilton, Worcester, MA 1900), p. 302, 22 Aug 1662.

    11. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. 61.