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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

JASON M. BELL, farmer and stock-grower, Waynesburg, Penn., was born in Morris Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1807.  He is a son of Jason and Sallie (Noel) Bell, who were natives of Winchester, Virginia, and of English descent.  His father, who was a farmer, came to Greene County in 1795 and settled in Franklin Township.  He reared a family of eight children—four sons and four daughters.  Jason was reared on the home farm in Morris Township.  He has successfully followed the occupation of farming through life.  Mr. Bell was united in marriage, in 1833, with Cassandra, daughter of William Inghram, and they are the parents of five children—Thomas, Eliza, Maria, Alice and Harriet.  In politics Mr. Bell is a republican.  He is one of the oldest and mot respected citizens of this township.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.
Date of Transcription: 04 November 2008
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