In Memory of Elder Elijah Bell

Elijah Bell was born in Virginia and went from there to Kentucky when a young man, and there married Annis Haggard, and the couple came to Illinois in 1830, and settled on Section 36 , near Little creek, in this township, during the summer of the same year. they brought with them a family of seven children, and a son was born to them after their arrival. He was very active in his religious work, and to his energy many of the earlier congregations owed their establishment. He was a useful man in the community.

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