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Bell, Charles

Born: 1799-11-29 Kentucky

Died: 1862-01-20

Flourished: 1831-1834 Menard County, Illinois

As early as 1827, Bell lived in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, and was purchasing land near Petersburg, in what would later become Menard County. He was a farmer in Menard County for the remainder of his life.

U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 16; Gravestone, Greenwood Cemetery East, Tallula, IL; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Menard County, 68:32, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.