Wilford Bradley Bell

Male 1917 - 2001  (84 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Wilford Bradley Bell was born on 1 Feb 1917 in Kerr, Texas, USA (son of John Bradley Bell and Louise Weston Sims); died on 23 Oct 2001.

    Wilford married Mary Ila Gaskin. [Group Sheet]

    Wilford married Loma Lea Jackson. Loma was born in 1918; died in 1986. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Wilford Bradley Bell, Jr. was born on 23 Aug 1943 in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA; died on 27 Oct 1996 in Ingleside, San Patricio, Texas, USA.
    2. John Charles Bell
    3. Sharon Ann Bell

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Bradley Bell was born on 20 May 1881 in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, USA; died on 6 Mar 1954; was buried in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA.

    Notes:

    - According to the 1930 LaSalle County, Texas Federal Census, John's parents were both born in Tennessee.

    - John was buried in Oak Island Cemetery, also known as DeVilbiss Cemetery. It is located adjacent to Oak Island United Methodist Church, 2970 DeVilbiss Lane, San Antonio, TX 78264. It is South of San Antonio along Loop 1604, approximately 1.3 miles East of Texas Highway 16.


    Buried:
    Oak Island Cemetery

    John married Louise Weston Sims on 22 Apr 1908 in Marcelena, Wilson, Texas. Louise (daughter of Jesse Green Sims and Mary Rosa Lee Simpson) was born on 16 Mar 1891 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 28 Oct 1969; was buried in 1969 in Oak Island Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Louise Weston Sims was born on 16 Mar 1891 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas (daughter of Jesse Green Sims and Mary Rosa Lee Simpson); died on 28 Oct 1969; was buried in 1969 in Oak Island Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
    Children:
    1. Eddie Lee Bell was born on 8 Aug 1909 in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, USA; died on 5 Apr 1990 in Bexar, Texas, USA; was buried in Bexar, Texas, USA.
    2. John Russell Bell was born on 26 Apr 1912 in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, USA; died on 21 Oct 1940 in Texas City, Galveston, Texas, USA.
    3. Vira Frances Bell was born on 19 Oct 1914 in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, USA; died on 1 Dec 1994 in Cotulla, La Salle, Texas, USA.
    4. 1. Wilford Bradley Bell was born on 1 Feb 1917 in Kerr, Texas, USA; died on 23 Oct 2001.
    5. Jesse Thomas Bell was born on 6 Feb 1920 in Floresville, Wilson, Texas, USA; died on 21 Mar 1996 in Fresno, Fresno, California, USA.
    6. Elna Louise Bell
    7. Ima Lea Bell


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Jesse Green Sims was born on 18 Dec 1861 in Bay Springs, Jasper County, Mississippi; died on 4 Dec 1937 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; was buried in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.

    Jesse married Mary Rosa Lee Simpson on 28 Dec 1887 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas. Mary (daughter of Timothy Sears Simpson and Sarah Elizabeth Peavy) was born on 24 Feb 1870 in Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida; died on 8 Oct 1962 in Kerr, Texas, USA; was buried in Oct 1962 in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Mary Rosa Lee Simpson was born on 24 Feb 1870 in Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida (daughter of Timothy Sears Simpson and Sarah Elizabeth Peavy); died on 8 Oct 1962 in Kerr, Texas, USA; was buried in Oct 1962 in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.
    Children:
    1. Oscar Lee Sims was born on 1 Apr 1889 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 7 Dec 1950 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
    2. 3. Louise Weston Sims was born on 16 Mar 1891 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 28 Oct 1969; was buried in 1969 in Oak Island Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
    3. Annie Velma Sims was born on 22 Apr 1893 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 17 Apr 1982 in Floresville, Wilson County, Texas.
    4. Mary Frances Sims was born on 18 Jun 1895 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 13 Jun 1968 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; was buried in Floresville Cemetery, Floresville, Wilson County, Texas.
    5. Jesse Green Sims, Jr. was born on 26 Jul 1899 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died in Feb 1968 in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas; was buried in Green Lawn Memorial, Port Arthur, Texas.
    6. Sallie Elizabeth Sims was born on 4 May 1902 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 3 Dec 1969 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; was buried in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.


Generation: 4

  1. 14.  Timothy Sears Simpson was born on 26 Sep 1834 in Dawson, Terrell County, Georgia; died on 24 Feb 1893 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; was buried in 1893 in Marcelena Cemetery; Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.

    Notes:

    - "T. S. Simpson, County Commr" is engraved on a cornerstone of the Wilson County, Texas Courthouse in Floresville. Timothy helped to lay it.

    Timothy married Sarah Elizabeth Peavy on 22 Feb 1863 in Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia. Sarah (daughter of Littleton Dickson Peavy and Nancy Worsham) was born on 13 Sep 1844 in Perry, Houston, Georgia, USA; died on 3 Apr 1923 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; was buried in Apr 1923 in Marcelena Cemetery; Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas. [Group Sheet]


  2. 15.  Sarah Elizabeth Peavy was born on 13 Sep 1844 in Perry, Houston, Georgia, USA (daughter of Littleton Dickson Peavy and Nancy Worsham); died on 3 Apr 1923 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; was buried in Apr 1923 in Marcelena Cemetery; Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.

    Notes:

    - Sarah and her family moved to Wilson County, Texas in 1875.

    Children:
    1. Jesse Henry Simpson was born on 2 Oct 1865 in Attapulgus, Decatur County, Georgia; died on 17 Mar 1922 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; was buried in Mar 1922 in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.
    2. Adolphus Lee Simpson was born on 16 Apr 1868 in Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia; died on 10 Sep 1953 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas; was buried in Sep 1953 in Mission Park Cemetery; Bexar County, Texas.
    3. 7. Mary Rosa Lee Simpson was born on 24 Feb 1870 in Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida; died on 8 Oct 1962 in Kerr, Texas, USA; was buried in Oct 1962 in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.
    4. George Timothy Simpson was born on 5 Mar 1873 in Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida; died on 1 Feb 1893; was buried in Feb 1893 in Marcelena Cemetery; Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.
    5. Mary Emma Simpson was born on 29 Jan 1875 in Wilson County, Texas; died on 31 Aug 1888; was buried in 1888 in Marcelena Cemetery; Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.
    6. John Emory Simpson was born on 29 Jan 1875 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas; died on 3 Feb 1913; was buried in Feb 1913 in Marcelena Cemetery, Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.
    7. Sidney Theodore Simpson was born on 18 Oct 1879 in Wilson County, Texas; died on 28 Nov 1938; was buried in 1938 in Evergreen Cemetery, Tuscon, Pima County, Arizona.
    8. Frances Eudora Simpson was born on 22 Apr 1864 in Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia; died on 19 Feb 1945 in Marcelena, Wilson County, Texas.