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Jonathan Bell

Also Known As: "ball;"
Birthplace: Stamford, Fairfield, CT
Death: Died in Stamford, Fairfield, CT
Place of Burial: Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Frances Bell and Rebecca Elizabeth Bell
Husband of Mercy Or Mary Bell and Susanna Bell
Father of Jonathan Bell; Hannah Betts; Rebecca Bell; John Bell; Sarah White and 10 others
Brother of Thomas Bell; Rebecca Tuttle and Mary Hoyt

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About Capt. Jonathan Bell

ID: I69825

Name: Jonathan BELL

Given Name: Jonathan

Surname: BELL

Sex: M

Birth: Sep 1641 in Stamford, CT

Death: 11 Mar 1699 in Stamford, CT

_UID: B3364907719E482682013700422585B10D82

Change Date: 9 Nov 2006 at 14:04

Father: Francis BELL b: 1 Nov 1611 in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut

Mother: Rebecca b: Abt 1618 in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

Marriage 1 Mercy CRANE b: 1 Mar 1645 in New Haven, CT

Married: 22 Oct 1662 in Stamford, CT

Change Date: 9 Nov 2006

Marriage 2 Susanna PIERSON b: 10 Dec 1652 in Branford, CT

Married: 31 Oct 1673 in Stamford, CT

Change Date: 30 Jan 2007


Abraham BELL b: 22 Jun 1675 in Stamford, CT

[James Savage, Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England]

JONATHAN, Springfield, eldest s. of Francis of the same, m. a. 1685, Susanna, wid. of Nicholas Worthington (wh. had been his sec. w. and bore him two ch.), and had twelve ch. of wh. half d. young, and the others were Samuel, Sarah, Francis, Benjamin, Jonathan, and Joseph, whose respective dates are not kn. He was a capt. and liv. to 95 yrs. d. 21 May 1741; but his w. d. 9 Mar. 1727.



1) Evelyn Beran Database, 20 Feb 2004 &db=sanford-shulsen&id=I23645

2) Alice Gedge Database, 4 Jul 2003 &db=adgedge&id=I21281

3) NEHGS "NEXUS," Vol. XIV, No. 2, Mar-Apr 1997, p.67, "The Eighth-Generation Ancestry of Sir Winston Churchill," by Scott C. Steward. Cites: (a) T.B. Warren, "Springfield Families," A-E vol. (1934-5: tss. at NEHGS) p.28. (b) George Worthington, comp., "The Genealogy of the Worthington Family" (1894) p.13.

Sir Winston Churchill and his mother Jennie Jerome are descendants.

For further details, see
On some listings, like some listings, of Francis and Abigail (Burt) Ball, their first son Jonathan is missing, but he is a key link to Winston Churchill for Burt and Bliss families on the New England Ball Project, see


Jonathan Ball is Winston Churchill' Churchill's 5th Great Grandfather, while he and Floyd Bliss Hanson are 1st Cousins 8 Times Removed.

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Capt. Jonathan Bell's Timeline

October 6, 1645
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
February 14, 1663
Age 17
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
August 29, 1665
Age 19
December 6, 1667
Age 22
Age 30
Age 34
January 16, 1681
Age 35
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
August 6, 1685
Age 39
Springfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony