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

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. DOWNING, Cleta

BELL, Richard Powell 829,830

  • Born: 3 Apr 1877, North Carolina, United States 830
  • Marriage (1): DOWNING, Cleta on 20 Nov 1904 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 828
  • Died: 3 Mar 1951, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States 830
  • Buried: 4 Mar 1951, Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina 829,830

   Cause of his death was Labor Pneumonia.830

   Other names for Richard were Powell, BELL, Powell R.,831 BELL, R. P.,828,832,833 BELL, R. Powell,829 BELL, Richard 813 and BELL, Richard P..834

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  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, 1876. 829

2. Occupation: Painter, 1910. 831

3. Census, 18 Apr 1910, Cairo, Grady County, Georgia, United States. 831
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. 834

5. Census, 14 Jan 1920, Folkston, Charlton County, Georgia, United States. 834
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. 833

7. Census, 9 Apr 1930, Gilmer, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States. 833
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. 830,832



9. Census, 19 Apr 1940, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 832
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. 830

11. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 9 Apr 1951, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. 830 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.

12. Story. I have family photo showing Powell.


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Richard married Cleta DOWNING, daughter of William Henry* DOWNING and Sophia Cowan* SMITH, on 20 Nov 1904 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.828 (Cleta DOWNING was born on 9 Oct 1883 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States,809,835 died on 27 Jan 1970 in Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina, United States 835 and was buried in Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Randleman, Randolph County, North Carolina 835,836.). The cause of her death was Heart Disease.830

  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage, 20 Nov 1904, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 828 Cleta Downing, age 21, and R. P. Bell, age 24, married 20 Nov 1904 in Cumbeland County, NC.




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