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Elsie (Ingraham) Bell (1918 - 1978)

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Elsie Bell formerly Ingraham
Born in Arkansas, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Jonestown, Barima-Waini, Guyanamap
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Profile last modified 19 Jul 2019 | Created 28 Apr 2019
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Elsie was born in 1918. She and her family were members of the Peoples Temple in San Francisco, California. She moved to Jonestown, Guyana in August 1977. She died in Jonestown, Guyana with her husband, daughter, and grandchildren on 18 November 1978 when Jim Jones ordered the "revolutionary suicide" of Peoples Temple members. Her body was unclaimed and is believed to be buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland, California.[1]


  1. Department of Religious Studies at San Diego State University. (2018). "Where were the people who died in Guyana buried?" from Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple.

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