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Margaret Bell

Margaret Bell

Female 1773 - 1856  (83 years)

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  • Name Margaret Bell  [1, 2, 3
    Born 13 Jul 1773  Hagerstown, Washington Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    AFN 1PB8-FT 
    Died 24 Nov 1856  Middlebrook, Augusta Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Buried Middlebrook Cem, Middlebrook, Augusta Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1006  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 11 May 2018 

    Father Capt. Peter Bell,   b. 1736, Alsace, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1778, Hagerstown, Washington Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Vogeler,   b. Abt 1741, Lancaster Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hagerstown, Washington Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1765  [2
    Family ID F345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barnard (Barnhart) Lowman,   b. 23 Oct 1769,   d. 24 Nov 1846, Middlebrook, Augusta Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1794  Hagerstown, Washington Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth ("Eliza") Jane Lowman,   b. 19 Oct 1818, Middlebrook, Augusta Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1875, Fincastle, Botetourt Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Herbert C. Bell, HISTORY OF LEITERSBURG DISTRICT, p. 195 (1898), states:
      Margaret's father "Peter Bell married Elizabeth Leiter.... Their children were ... Margaret, who married Barnhart Lowman.... Lowman located at Middlebrook, Augusta County, Va., in 1800, and there he was engaged in business as a tanner until his death in 1846. He has numerous descendants in Shelby County, Mo."

      J.A.Leiter, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE LEITER FAMILIES, p. 102 (1971), adds:
      "Margaret Bell ... was born July 13, 1773, married Aug. 10, 1794 at Hagerstown, Md., Barnhart (also spelled Barnard) Lowman, born Oct. 23, 1769, died Nov. 24, 1846, Middlebrook, August Co., Va. They moved to Middlebrook in 1800, where he was a tanner. They had numerous descendants in Shelby Co., Mo. (Bell's History). [They had 10 children whose names] are from the family Bible of Jacob L. Carper. [The youngest was] Eliza Jane Lowman, b. 1818, m. Pollard Jennings."

  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Leiter|, John A. Leiter, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE LEITER FAMILIES, (John A. Leiter, 1225 NW 26 Ave, Portland, OR 97210 : 1971), p.102.

    2. [S887] Ancestry Tree - Holzworth Bell |, David A. Holzworth, Holzworth Stadel Bell Guelff, (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/14884958/listofallpeople).

    3. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 129000713.

    4. [S96] Ames, Margaret|, Margaret Finn Ames, "Family Group Sheets", (Margaret F. Ames : 1965 - 1993).

    5. [S122] Leiter-2 |, John A. Leiter, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE LEITER FAMILIES, (John A. Leiter, 1225 NW 26 Ave, Portland, OR 97210 : 2d ed 1977), p.117.

    6. [S128] Leitersburg MD History|, Herbert Charles Bell, HISTORY OF LEITERSBURG DISTRICT, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD, (Leitersburg, MD : 1898), p.195.