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Alexander Graham BELL  1847 - 1922 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Alexander Graham BELL  1847 - 1922

aka Alexander Graham Bell, Alexander G. Bell, A. G. Bell, Alexander Bell, A. Bell
nationality
occupation
birth 3 March 1847, Edinburgh, UK
baptism
death 2 Aug 1922, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, CANADA
burial
marriage
Mabel Gardiner HUBBARD

b. .... 1857, .........
d. .... 1923, .........

children
  • Elsie May B.

    b. .... 1878, .......
    d. .... 1964, ..........

  • Marian Hubbard ("Daisy")

    b. .... 1880, .........
    d. .... 1962, ..........

  • Edward

    b. .... 1881, d.y.

  • Robert

    b. .... 1883, d.y.


PARENTS

father Alexander Melville BELL

b. .... 1819, ...........
d. .... 1905, ...........

mother (1) Eliza Grace SYMONDS

b. .... 1809, ........
d. .... 1897, ...........

children
  • Melville James

    b. .... 1845, ........
    d. .... 1870, ..........

  • Alexander Graham

    b. 3 March 1847, Edinburgh, UK
    d. 2 Aug 1922, Baddeck, Nova Scotia, CANADA

  • Edward Charles

    b. .... 1848, ........
    d. .... 1867, ............

mother (2) Harriet SHIBLEY

b. ...........
d. ..............

children

LIFE


source: biography.com (excellent website)
President of the National Geographic Society from 1898 to 1903


1901 ENGLAND & WALES CENSUS (31 Mar 1901, Richmond, Surrey, England):



Chichester A. BELL (54y)
SS "MINNEAPOLIS"
dep. Southampton: 21 Feb 1903
arr. New York: 4 Mar 1903
Residence: Teignmouth, ENGLAND
Destination: Washington


NOTES

  • biography.com
  • The Development of Sound Recording at the Volta Laboratory by Raymond R. Wile (in: ARSC Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2 of Fall 1990 (pp. 208-225)); also online


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