Last name: Bell
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Sandra Morrow (Bell)
My ancestors came from St.Mungo or Hoddam, Scotland. My GGG Grandfather John was born 1805/06 and he married Margaret Carlyle in 1830. If any one may be related to this family, please contact me through ancestry.com if you are on that web site at all.
I have a full family tree of the Bell family ....starting from George Bell born 1751 married to Ann Watson 1771 in Alnwick sourced from the parish register at St Michael's Alnwick, Northumberland... This goes through all history records detailing the Bell family descendants arrival to Wellington New Zealand aboard the "Adelaide" in March 1840...This Family Tree also lists all descendants to present day...It is a fascinating read..
I have just traced my BELL lineage through David Bell and Bethea Martin , New Kent County, VA. They were born in 1673 and 1678 respectively. I would love to find out more. Does anyone out there have any info on their parentage. I've traced my back from the two above to me.
I have recently traced my ancestry back to David and Bethia. I am in the process of trying to secure an interlibrary loan of the book "Tidewater Virginia Families" and "Southside, A Lawyer's Tale". Perhaps there will be more information in the books.
My maiden name was Bell. My great grandfather was called David Bell and originally came from Ayrshire in Scotland.
I am trying to find my dads side of the family who where from Burnley Lancashire his name was Grahame Bell and his parent where called Rita and Colin Bell
There were I think three other people at my high school with the last name Bell. I never actually ran into them, but granted my school had about 400 people in my class alone. From what I've heard from my family, we're Scots Irish. Something to do with originating in Scotland and later spreading to Ireland.
lots of John, William, and Robert in my line. also, an Alllison, my great grandfather. family lore is that they came fron N. Ireland.
Chris J Bell
I've also notice that the names Sara, Margaret, and James have ran through my family tree a lot aswell.
Chris J Bell
Randomly decided to google the origins of my last name. It always seemed like an odd surname to me, so yeah. I see that the 1st name John(y) seems to run in it a lot. Which my father and brother have. I've been wondering if this surname name belongs to a single family tree only, or if multiple family trees started it too. It'd be pretty cool if it is haha.
Just discovered my great-grandmother was a Bell, born in 1893, but I can't seem to find any info on her parents. The belief is that they emigrated from Ireland and I want to see if this is true.
I'm katie bell <3
Think there's a few Katie Bells, my daughter is onex
There seems to be a few Katie Bells, from what I've found, the Bells originate in Ireland :)
I'm a Bell and believe my name is from Scottish origin
My Great great grandfather was a Bell. My mom tracked it down to Scotland.
My grandma's maiden name (moms mom) was Bell. She had a nervous break down when my mom was little.. so we never were able to get much information about the family. The little i have been able to find out is that our branch came to America in 1845 or 46... not been able to trace back to Ireland or Scotland though. My Grandma lived in Flint michigan.
I was a Bell. Our family has been traced back to James and Sarah Bell Approx 1692 to Longtown in Scotland. Our line emigrated to Aust in the 1800's.
hi my name is john bell i came from carlisle in 1964 with my parents my great great grandfather was from longtown i now live in sydney aus i have also the same family james and sarah we were reivers in the early 1600s
Bell is a beautiful surname. My grandfather says that it has come from a Scottish heritage, this may explain why I have aurbun-red hair with my odd asian traits of gold skin and brown eyes but most unusually I have no frekkels. I have found that many Bell traits are; hardworking, stuborn! dry humoured and have often become talented craftsmen because they think outside and beyond the square that everyone eles seems to live in! If your a Bell, you should be proud :)
My great grandfather was a Bell. My father died before I started my reserch so I have no family to ask just where his family came from...no luck on ancestry so any input would be greatly appreciated. Samuel Bell.
My great aunt was Scottish, (Scottie dog aunt bell as we used to call her) since then we hav people from Ireland, Australia, and other random stuff there. Me and my family are trying To discover what our colours are, for kilts etc, as we would love to know. Also, campbell is very Scottish, but I don't know of any more Scottish bells out there.
Bell belongs to the McMillan clan tartan
Vikings? I read that the chief of clan Douglas was accompanied by a number of Bell's when he returned from France, and that they remained loyal to him through a number of difficulties. Information I got at a clan booth during our local highland games. I'd be interested to know your sources so I could add them to my research. I'm working on our family tree - which seems to branch out all over the place.
Bell's are Vikings who settled in Scotland. Many left Scotland and went to Ulster Plantation in Ireland for hopes of a better life, then to America. I encourage all Bell's to attend your next local Scottish Highland Games Festival and learn about our Clan.
my great great great grandads came from scotland
My paternal grandmother's maiden name was Bell and she married my grandfather whose last name was also Bell. Her people were from Scotland and his from Ireland.
V,ery common in N Ireland gaelic origins and border scottish John-Patrick