BELL, Richard R.
NIXON, Lillie
BELL, Richard Powell
(1877-1951)

 

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DOWNING, Cleta

BELL, Richard Powell 616,617

  • Born: 3 Apr 1877, North Carolina, United States 617
  • Marriage: DOWNING, Cleta on 20 Nov 1904
  • Died: 3 Mar 1951, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States 617
  • Buried: 4 Mar 1951, Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina 616,617

bullet   Cause of his death was Labor Pneumonia.617

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 1876. 616

2. Occupation: Painter, 1910. 618

3. Census, 18 Apr 1910, Cairo, Grady County, Georgia, United States. 618
1) Bell, Powell R., head of household, age 33, married for 5 years, born NC, parents born NC, painter, rents his home
2) Bell, Clete, wife, age 26, married, 1 child, 1 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Bell, John, son, age 1, born NC.

4. Occupation: Railroad worker, 1920. 619

5. Census, 14 Jan 1920, Folkston, Charlton County, Georgia, United States. 619
1) Bell, Richard P., head of household, owns his farm, age 42, married, born NC, parents born NC, cutting cross ties at rail road
2) Bell, Cleta, wife, age 36, married, born NC, parents born NC
3) Bell, Carrol J., son, age 11, attends school, born NC
4) Bell, Richard P., son, age 9, attends school, born GA
5) Bell, Hal D., son, age 9/12, born GA.

6. Occupation: Specialties Salesman, 1930. 620

7. Census, 9 Apr 1930, Gilmer, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States. 620
1) Bell, R. P., head of household, rents his home for $35, age 53, married at age 27, born NC, parents born NC, salesman of specialties, not a veteran
2) Bell, Cleta, wife, age 46, married at age 21, born NC, parents born NC
3) Bell, J. C., son, age 21, single, born NC, works at towel supply company, not a veteran
4) Bell, R. P. Jr., son, age 19, single, attends school, born GA
5) Bell, H. D., son, age 11, attends school, born GA
6) Bell, A. F., son, age 8, attends school, born GA.

8. Occupation: Coffee Business, 1940. 617,621



9. Census, 19 Apr 1940, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 621
1) Bell, R. P., head of household, owns his home on M. Main, value $1500, age 62, married, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, lived in same place in 1935, works in coffee business, worked 52 weeks in 1939, has other income
2) Bell, Cleta, wife, age 56, married, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, engaged in home housework
3) Bell, Paul, son, age 30, single, completed 2 years of college, born NC, works in postal service, worked 52 weeks in 1939
4) Bell, Hall (absent), son, age 21, single, attending school, completed 3 years of college, born NC
5) Bell, Fleming, son, age 18, single, completed 4 years of high school, born NC, worked 40 hours in box factory
6) Bell, Carl, son, age 31, married, completed 1 year of college, born NC, works as life insurance agent, worked 50 weeks in 1939, earned $900
7) Bell, Mary Neal, daughter-in-law, age 23, married, completed 1 year of high school, born NC, worked 40 hours in hosiery mill, worked 50 weeks in 1939, earned $800
8) Bell, Laurence, son, age 7, in school, born NC.

10. Residence: 236 N. Main Street, 1951, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 617

11. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 9 Apr 1951, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 617 Richard Powell Bell, born 3 Apr 1877 in NC, son of Richard R. Bell and Lillie Nixon, resident of 236 N. Main St., Randleman, Randolph County, NC, married, salesman in coffee business, never in armed forces, died Mar 2 1951 at home, died of Labor Pneumonia. Informant Mrs. R. P. Bell of Randleman. Buried 3-4-51 at Mt. Lebanon Ch., Randleman.


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Richard married Cleta DOWNING, daughter of William Henry* DOWNING and Sophia Cowan* SMITH, on 20 Nov 1904. (Cleta DOWNING was born on 9 Oct 1883 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States,603,622 died on 27 Jan 1970 in Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States 622 and was buried in Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina 622,623.). The cause of her death was Heart Disease.617




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