Barbara Ellen BELL

Barbara Ellen BELL

Female 1887 - 1966

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  • Name  Barbara Ellen BELL  [1
    Born  17 Jan 1887  Bell Run, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  2 Mar 1966  Caldwell, Noble Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Barbara died at the home of her daughter in Belle Valley, Ohio.
    Buried  Brohard, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • George was buried on the family farm in the Monroe Farm Cemetery, two miles from Brohard, West Virginia.
    Person ID  I58267  Munro
    Last Modified  24 Apr 2008 

    Father  Joshua D. BELL,   b. Abt 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Martha BRUNNER,   b. Abt 1864,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F20137  Group Sheet

    Family  George A. MONROE,   b. 6 Dec 1874, Monroe Bend, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1948, Brohard, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Sep 1901  Grantsville, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • George and Barbara were married in the Grantsville Courthouse. [1]
    Children 
     1. Eliza Harley MONROE,   b. 30 Jan 1903, Hartley, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1996, Houston, Harris Co., Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Carrie Dee MONROE,   b. 24 Apr 1907, , Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1986
     3. Edith Ellen MONROE,   b. Abt 1910,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James MONROE,   b. 14 Nov 1910, , Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1910, Brohard, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Almeda Jane MONROE,   b. 14 Jul 1912, Hartley, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Frank Paul MONROE,   b. 14 Aug 1914, , Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1997, Elizabeth, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Gladie MONROE,   b. 28 Mar 1920, Brohard, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1933, Brohard, Wirt Co., West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F20136  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
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      The following obituary was written by Barbara's grandson, Herman E. Monroe, Sr. of Houston, Texas. The information came from the Monroe Family Bible, birth and death records of Wirt County, West Virginia, marriage records of Calhoun County, West Virginia and other certified records held by the author.

      Barbara Ellen Bell, age 79, died at her daughter's home in Belle Valley, Ohio as a result of her diabetic condition, with uratic poisoning and conjestive heart trouble. She was brought home to be buried beside her husband, George A. Monroe since he preceded her in death by 18 years.

      Barbara Ellen was the daughter of Mary Martha "Mollie" Bunner and Joshua D. Bell, born 17 Jan 1887 on Bell Run, Wirt County, West Virginia. She married George A. Monroe on 18 Sep 1901 at the courthouse in Grantsville, Calhoun County, West Virginia.

      She was preceded in death by two children, James and Gladie Monroe; three brothers, Valentine, Hiram, and Roscoe Bell; two sisters, Carrie Jean Wilcox and Alberta McIntire.

      Barbara's funeral arrangements were conducted by the Pomeroy Funeral Home in Elizabeth, Wirt county, West Virginia.
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      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S344] Clan Munro files - Johnson, Monroe, Monroe Johnson, Descendants of Andrew Monroe - received 22 Apr 2004 - p. 100 (Reliability: 3).