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John BELL 1717-1738 m. Lydia SYMONS 1710-1738

s/o John Lascelles BELL (1695-1771) and Elizabeth _____ (nd)
d/o Jesse SIMONS/SYMONS (nd) and Sarah _____ (nd)
p/o Lancelot BELL (1738-1781)
 
 
[Several dates/events appear incorrect but have limited docs to help prove who is who and when/where] [NOTE: Christopher PEARSON (and his parents John PEARSON and Elizabeth WILSON) and Elinor FEARON lived in Pardshaw Cragg, Ullock, Cumberland, as well as Peter PEARSON who later married Rachel NEWBY; Edmund Nicholson family lived in Bootle, Cumberland, England]
 
1710 Lydia SYMONS born
 
26 Oct 1717 John BELL born at Pardshaw Hall, Cumberland, England (Isbel) [England Christening Index] {English Births –Christening Index, FHL Film #1472304] [lists John Bell as father]
 
17 Sep 1718 John BELL born [no clear documentation to prove this info]
 
24 Sep 1718 John BELL baptized at Saint Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London, England (lists John BELL and Elizabeth as his parents [FHL Film #560372, 560373] [no clear documentation to prove this info]
 
28 Sep 1718 John BELL baptized at Kirklinton, Cumberland, England; John BELL listed as father [FHL Film #90638]
 
1723 John BELL obtained a patent for 250 ac in Pasquotank, NC [no clear documentation to prove this info]
 
1734 John Bell listed as executor for will of John Clemmit of Bertie [no clear documentation to prove this info]
 
nd John BELL and Lydia SYMONS married at Symons Creek MM, Pasquotank, NC
 
12 Jul 1738 son Lancelot BELL born in Brampton, Cumberland, England [England Birth-Christening Index]; married Miriam NICHOLSON 14 Mar 1759; died 24 Jan 1781 in Pasquotank, NC
 
1738 Lydia SYMONS died
 
1738 John BELL died in Surry, Surry, Virginia {this does not appear to be correct as place is VA, but his son was born same year in Brampton, Cumberland, England]
 
1739 John BELL listed as being on jury in Bertie & Edgecomb Co.
 
1740 John BELL listed as juryman in Pasquotank Co
 
19 Feb 1809 John BELL and Lydia SYMONS make marriage intention at Symons Creek MM, Pasquotank, NC (doc) [no clear documentation to prove this info]