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Betsy Neave Bell

F, #4811, b. circa 1884, d. 29 January 1944
Last Edited: 7 Aug 2022


Father*: Alexander Bell b. c 1844
Mother*: Betty Neave b. 16 Jan 1846
2nd cousin 3 times removed of Patricia Catherine Adamson
  • Birth*: Betsy Neave Bell was born circa 1884; from MI.1
  • She was the daughter of Alexander Bell and Betty Neave.
  • (Bride) Marriage*: Betsy Neave Bell married Archibald Thornton circa 1914.
  • (Deceased) Death*: Betsy Neave Bell died on 29 January 1944 from MI.1
  • Married Name: As of circa 1914, her married name was Thornton.
  • (Witness) Memorial Inscription: She is commemorated on the headstone erected by Archibald Thornton after 29 January 1944 at Forfar Municipal Cemetery, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland, . Inscription reads polished granite headstone with guilded engraving; In loving memory of BETSY NEAVE BELL beloved wife of ARCHD THORNTON died 29th Jan 1944 aged 60 years; the above ARCHIBALD THORNTON died 11th March 1972 aged 87 years; also their dear daughter EVELYN B THORNTON died 13th July 2007 aged 91 years.1
    Headstone Forfar Newmonthill - Betsy Neave Bell & Archibald Thornton


Archibald Thornton b. c 1884, d. 11 Mar 1972


Evelyn B Thornton b. c 1915, d. 13 Jul 2007


  1. [S43] PCC - transcript from photograph 2010 [photos held].