Bell, Norman O.
He was born in Alburgh, Grand Isle Co., VT, a son of Orlando and Samantha Bell on 25 Dec 1843
Marriage & Children
Norman married in 1864 at Knox, Permelia Armstrong (1845 - October 3, 1912) in the Albany, N.Y. area. Permilia was the daughter of Theodore Armstrong (1819-1887) and Louisa Torrey (1819-1909). Norman and Permilia had the following children:
- Cora Bell
- Theodore Bell
- Etta Bell
|Enlistment Date:||24 July 1862|
|Regiment:||1st Heavy Artillery|
|Promotion Date:||5 November 1862|
|Promotion Rank:||Full Sergeant|
|Transfer Date:||26 November 1864|
|Regiment:||US Veteran Reserve Corps|
|Muster Out Date:||10 April 1865|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com\American Civil War Soldiers; 1890 Veterans Census|
Born Dec 25, 1843
Born July 27, 1845
Altamont Enterprise, Altamont, NY, Friday, Febryary 2, 1917 Death notice
Norman Bell, a highly respected citizen of the town of Knox, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Williamson, of 12 Mynderse street, Schenectady. Mr. Bell served as assessor and justice of the peace for several terms. The funeral was held on Monday, Jan. 29, 15 10 o’clock, at the home of his daughter, Rev. G.S. Hamilton of Knox officiating.
Additional Research Notes
U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 about Norman O Bell
Name: Norman O Bell
Residence: Alburgh, Vermont
Congressional District: 3rd
Age on 1 July 1863: 20
Marital Status: Unmarried (Single)
Place of Birth: Vermont
Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registration Records (Provost Marshal General's Bureau; Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865); Record Group Number: 110; Title: Records of the Provost Marshal General's Bureau (Civil War); Consolidated Enrollment Lists, 1863-1865 (Civil War Union Draft Records); ARC Identifies: 4213514; Archive Volume Number: 1 of 3.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Consolidated Lists of Civil War Draft Registrations, 1863-1865. NM-65, entry 172, 620 volumes. Records of the Provost Marshal General’s Bureau (Civil War), Record Group 110. National Archives, Washington D.C.
1890 Veterans Schedules about Norman O Bell
Veteran's Name: Norman O Bell
Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Knox, Albany, New York
Year enlisted: 1862
Year discharged: 1865
—Norman Bell, of West Township, gives the following record of his 13 cows from May 1st '88 to May 1st '89: Whole number of pounds of butter 2,828, bringing Mm $607.09, or an average of 217 1/2 pounds per cow, being an average income from each cow of $46.70, besides the calves. His stock are grade Jerseys. Mr. Bell considers that his cows pay him well, not to mention the benefit derived from feeding his hay and grain at home.
- Altamont Enterprise - May 18, 1889
BELL—At Schenectady, Oct. 3, 1912, Permelia L. Armstrong, wife of Norman Bell, in her 67th year.
The funeral was held Sunday at 11 a. m. from the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. H. Williamson, 12 Mynderse street, Schenectady. Interment at Knox.
- Altamont Enterprise - October 11, 1912
Norman O. Bell Farm Report - Altamont Enterprise - May 18, 1889 Permelia Armstrong Bell Obituary - Altamont Enterprise - October 11, 1912 Norman O. Bell Obituary - Altamont Enterprise - February 2, 1917
- 1850 Census, Alburgh, Grand Isle Co., VT
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases