George Bell (1760 - 1825)

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Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in South Carolina, United States
Managed by: Cheryl Grimm
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About George Bell

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of SECOND LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor #: A008702

  • In 1776, volunteered in the Militia Service under Captain John Reed in NY.
  • Was with Washington at the Battle of Long Island, the Battle of White Plains and the retreat through New Jersey.
  • Was in the Battle with the Hessians at Five Miles Squaw - the Battle of Brandywine, the Battle of Germantown, the Battle of White Marsh Church (where ne was shot through his fore and middle fingers on his right hand while taking ammunition from his cartridge box.)
  • Commissioned as Second Lieutenant in July 1777 - First Company, (Captain Murray) - Fourth Battalion, Lancaster County Millitia of Pennsylvania.
  • Moved from Pittsburgh, PA to Lancaster County, S.C. about 1800.
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George Bell's Timeline

1760
1760
Pennsylvania, United States
1765
1765
Age 5
1788
1788
Age 28
Pennsylvania, United States
1792
1792
Age 32
1800
1800
Age 40
1825
November 3, 1825
Age 65
South Carolina, United States
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