Bell, Abram B.
Born: 1802-08-24 Kentucky
Died: 1872-08-07 Menard County, Illinois
Flourished: Menard County, Illinois
Alternate name: Abraham
In 1820, Bell moved from Green County, Kentucky, to settle in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that is now Menard County. In 1826, he married Mary White. Bell was a farmer and landowner; in 1860, he owned real estate valued at $9,450 and had a personal estate of $2,700.
The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 707; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 30 November 1826, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Sangamon County, IL, 198; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 30; Gravestone, White Cemetery, Tallula, IL.