In the 1900 census, Albion (incorrectly indexed as "Albion T.") and "Ella M." were living in Lawrence, Mass. Her birth place and the birth places of both her parents are listed as Maine. Her birth date is given as June 1857 here. 
In the 1910 census, Albion Whitten and Bella were living in Lawrence, Massachusetts, with Bella's child through a previous marriage, Bertha Drew, 34, and her two children, Earl Drew, 15, and Chauncey Drew, 14.
In the 1940 census, the widowed "Ella Whitten" appears in the household of her grandson Earl Drew in Lawrence, Mass. Her age is listed as 82, which would put her birth year as about 1858. 
Her name is probably Ella, not Bella. It may only appear as Bella on the 1910 census. She appears as Ella everywhere else.
Her last name at birth may have been Pitts, or that may have been the name of her first husband, if she was married before.
She is not the Ella J. Pitts that married Lyman Pitts. Their dates and locations are close, but this Ella and Lyman were married at the time of the 1880, 1900, and 1910 census.
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