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Bell Family Bible, Deaths, Tyrrell, 1886-1908

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dc.description The Deaths page from the Bell Family Bible listing the deaths of Jane Tyrrell in 1886, William C. Tyrrell in 1898, and Lewis Tyrrell in 1908. This Bible was in the possession of the Rick Bell family of St. Catharines, Ontario. Relatives of the Bell family were former Black slaves from the United States who settled in Canada.The handwritten entry appears to read as follows: "Jane Tyrrell, died March 1st 1886 age 64 yrs. William C. Tyrrell died January 15th 1898 by accident in Albany N.Y. age 33 yrs 3 months Lewis Tyrrell died September 25th 1908 at his late residence Vine and Welland Ave. St. Catharines age 81 yrs 5 months." There are various spellings of the Tyrrell name within the Bell family archive. Other forms of the name include Tyrell, Tyrrill, and Terrell. en_US
dc.subject African Americans en_US
dc.subject African Canadians en_US
dc.subject Bibles en_US
dc.subject Black History en_US
dc.subject Deaths en_US
dc.title Bell Family Bible, Deaths, Tyrrell, 1886-1908 en_US
dc.type text en_US

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