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TULLY & PENELOPE (FEREBEE) BELL FAMILY BIBLE

The following records were copied verbatim this 14th day of October 1934 from the old Family Bible of Tully Bell and Penelope Ferebee, his wife, by Annie A. Ferebee of Norfolk, Va.  The above Bible is now owned by Mr. Kenyon Wilson, Elizabeth City, N.C., a great-grandson of Tully & Penelope Bell.

MARRIAGES

Tulley Bell and Penelope L. Ferebee were married 3rd day May 1821.
Dr. Napolean J.M. Smith and Sarah I. Bell were married 10th November 1842.
Isaac Snowden and Elizabeth Bell was married J [torn] 46 [Actual date was June 17, 1846]
James M. Bell and Eliza Ann Bonner were married 4 December 1856.
George F. Bell and Fanny M. Gordon were married 11th December 1856
Frederick J. Bell and Sarah Thaxton were married 1858.
George W. Snowden and Huldah F. Bell were married Jany 31, 1851.
Joseph K. Wilson and Amelia Bell were married on the 25th of Dec. 1851.
Wm. L. Wilson & Addie L. Ferebee were married Dec. 14th 1876.

At the residence of Geo. D. Pool, Esq. on the 19th of Dec. 1878 by Rev. F.C. Woodward, Tullie B. Wilson of Indian Town, Currituck County, N.C. & Jennie F. Kenyon of Elizabeth City, daughter of the late John Kenyon, Esq. of that place

Samuel F. Bell married Emelda Gray January 1848.
Emelda Gray Bell died Nov. 30, 1856.

BIRTHS

Tulley Bell, son of B. Bell by Jane, his wife, was born the 20th of May 1798.
Penelope L. Ferebee was born 10th of November 1799.
Samuel Fer. Bell, son of Tulley and Penelope L. Bell, was born the 15th September 1822.
Edwin Gar. Bell, son of Tulley and Penelope L. Bell was born the 16th of December 1823.
Sarah Jane Bell, daughter of Tulley and Penelope L. Bell, was born April 4th 1825.
Elizabeth Ferebee Bell, daughter of Tully and Penelope L. Bell was born March 6th 1827.
James Mannasses Bell, son of Tully and Penelope L. Bell, was born 11th November A.D. 1828.
Mary Ann Bell, Daughter of Tully and Penelope L. Bell, was born Novr. 20th 1830.
George Ferebee Bell was born March 17th 1832, son of Tully Bell and Penelope Bell.
Amelia Bell, daughter of Tully & Penelope L. Bell, was born March 25th 1834.
Huldah Ferebee Bell, Daughter of Tully & Penelope L. Bell, was born the 18th February A.D. 1836.
Frederick John Bell, Son of Tully & Penelope L. Bell, was born on the 28 day of May A.D. 1838.
Lucretia Virginia Bell, daughter of Tully & Penelope L. Bell, was born April 18 A.D. 1842.

GRANDCHILDREN BIRTHS

Alice P. Smith was born the 18th May 1844.
Helen Love Snowden, the daughter of Elizabeth and Isaac Snowden, was born August 1, 1847.
Edwin Mitchell Smith, son of Napolean J.M. Smith and Sarah, his wife, was born May 18th 1846.  Died Feb. 1849.
Milton Snowden, son if Isaac and Elizabeth Snowden, was born June 1st 1849.
Aleacata Batesis, daughter of Samuel and Emelda Bell, was born Aug. 24, 1849.
Mitchell Clay, son of N.J.M. Smith & Sarah, his wife, was born November 13th 1849.
Sophrenia Liouoza Snowden, daughter of George and Huldah Snowden, was born June 13th 1852.
Maryetter Bell, daughter of Samuel and Emelda Bell, was born October 22nd 1851.
Newton Pulaski, son of Isaac and Betsey Snowden, was born 13th July 1852.
Florence E. Smith, daughter of N.J.M. Smith & Sarah Jane Smith, was born the 15th July 1848 and died the 4th Jany. 1849.
William Webster Smith, son of N.J.M. Smith & Sarah J., his wife, was born the 30th of Decr. 1852.
William Lawrence Wilson, son of Joseph Wilson & Amelia, was born the 27th of October 1852.
Tully Bell Wilson, son of Joseph Wilson & Amelia, his wife, was born the 2nd of April 1854.  [date of month blurred--could be 22nd]
Lillie Elizabeth Wilson, the daughter of Joseph and Amelia Wilson, his wife, was born the 6th day November 1856.

[On the margin of the Bible]
Amelia Bell was born March 25, 1834.

DEATHS

Jane Bell, wife of Brickhouse Bell, died November the [blank] 1820.
Brickhouse Bell died February the 23, 1822.
Mary An Bell Died December 11th 1830.
Tully Bell died November the 4 (Sat.) 1843 (being the son of Jane and Brickhouse Bell) at the age of 45 years 5 months and 15 days.
Edwin C. Bell, son of Tully & Penelope Bell, departed this life March (Monday) 14th 1853 aged 29 years 3 months.
Elizabeth Rebecca Snowden died 29 June 1856.
Sophrenia Louiza Snowden died July 1856.
Floyd Snowden died [nothing written in]
Fannie Fletcher, daughter of Tully & Jennie Wilson, was borned October 22d 1879 and died six days afterwards.
Lillie Elizabeth Wilson, the daughter of Jos. Wilson and Amelia Wilson died February 7, 1858.
Virginia Magdalene, daughter of Jos. & Amelia Wilson, died September 19, 1859.
Penelope L. Bell, the wife of Tully Bell, died November 19, 1861.
Frederick J. Bell, son of Tully and Penelope L. Bell, departed this life December 5th 1869.
George F. Bell, son of Tully and Penelope L. Bell, departed this life Aug. 2, 1872.
Lucretia V. Old, Daughter of Tully and Penelope L. Bell, departed this life January 4th 1875.

[On the margin of the Bible]
Amelia Bell, daughter of Tullie & Jennie Wilson  was borned December 21st 1881 and departed this life the 10th July 1882.

This Bible record was contributed by Sharon McPherson Reynolds.  No part of these records may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research.

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