Ezekiel Bell

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Born in Towns, Georgia, USA on 20 Feb 1886 to Thomas Jefferson Bell and Margaret Louise Townsend. Ezekiel married Mary Thompson and had a child. Ezekiel married Edith Flesher and had 3 children. He passed away on 6 Nov 1948 in Foard, Texas, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Bell"

Scottish and northern English: from Middle English belle ‘bell’, in various applications; most probably a metonymic occupational name for a bell ringer or bell maker, or a topographic name for someone living ‘at the bell’ (as attested by 14th-century forms such as John atte Belle). This indicates either residence by an actual bell (e.g. a town’s bell in a bell tower, centrally placed to summon meetings, sound the alarm, etc.) or ‘at the sign of the bell’, i.e. a house or inn sign (although surnames derived from house and inn signs are rare in Scots and English).

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