Mary Neal, daughter of Capt. John Neal merchant and pioneer, was born circa 1630. She married Thomas Bell Sr. circa 1650. Mary was named in her husband's will on 6 July 1678 at Northampton Co, Virginia. She was shown as wife Mary Bell in the will of Thomas Bell Sr. Mary passed away in 1700 and is buried in Accomack County, Colony of Virginia.
Spouse Thomas Bell Sr. b. c 1618, d. b 10 Dec 1678
Children Thomas Bell Jr. b. c 1651, d. b 1 Dec 1696
William Bell b. c 1653
Robert Bell+ b. c 1655, d. b 5 Jan 1724/25
Mary Bell+ b. c 1656, d. 1721
George Bell+3 b. c 1657, d. b 8 Oct 1723
Elizabeth Bell+ b. c 1658
Anthony Bell b. c 1659
Thomas Bell, age 17, sailed from Gravesend, England on the ship Thomas and John in July 1635 for the Virginia Colony arriving in Jamestown. He settled on the seaside of Northampton Co. between the present towns of Marionville and Nasawadox. He married Mary (last name unknown), date of the marriage is unconfirmed. Issue:-
Thomas m. Mary Watson [This apparentely incorrect: apparently Mary married a Thomas Bell that was the son of Robert, below]
William m. Mary (?). Moved to Bath Co. N.C.
Anthony m. Abigail Roach. Moved to Somerset Co., Md.
George m. Hannah Brickhouse
Mary m. Alexander Maddox
Elizabeth m. Thomas Getthings.
His will proved April 1678 in Northampton County with his wife serving as executor. In his will he left son George 1 shilling and prohibited him from claiming or sharing in his estate in any way. Nevertheless, the oldest son Thomas assigned George 200 acres located on Phillips Creek which remained in the family for generations [N-n Co., V XI pg 223].
George Bell d. 1721 m. in 1661 Hannah Brickhouse d. 1723. In his will, as also in Hannah's, pvd Dec 1735 - 14 Dec. 1736 in N-n Co three sons are mentioned George Jeodiah and Ezekiel. [Northampton Co. Records, V10, pg 78]."
↑ James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 103 (will of Thomas Bell Sr., wife Mary).
↑ 2.02.12.2 Catherine Teackle Charlotte Dennis, A BRANCH OF THE BELL FAMILY OF THE EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA; 1635-1995; Unpublished manuscript, 1995; pp 1-2; Eastern Shore Public Library, Accomac, VA;
John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 777 (Parramore Family)."
Cavaliers and Pioneers. Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Vol. I Page 144
Edward Harrington, Will I. Wills and Administrations of Northampton County, Virginia 1632-1802 Compiled by James Handley Marshall Picton Press, Camden, Maine: July 1994
Seventeenth century Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Chapter XVI. Descendants of Richard Bennett of Isle of Wight
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