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John Bell (born 1859)

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John Bell
1859
Born
October 18, 1859
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John Bell was born on October 18, 1859. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Bell.
Updated: August 2, 2020
Biography ID: 481097

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John Bell
John Bell was b. in Lincolnshire England in 1843. He went to Rockford Ill. He married Elizabeth DUNKLEY.He Died in 1925. Burried in the Winnegebago Cemetery.
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Adams & Bell Family
The Family of Levi Adams, (born ca 1833 Mcminn county TN. died 1879 in Ducktown Polk County TN.) and his wife Elizabeth McAllister.
This Photo was shared by Janice Beavers a descendent of Mary Ellen (Adams)Farmer. It was found behind another old Picture. Thank you for sharing this wonderful picture!
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1859 World Events

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In 1859, in the year that John Bell was born, on April 25th, the Suez Canal Company began construction of the Suez Canal. It took 10 years to complete the canal.

In 1885, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

In 1917, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1965, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1984, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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