Earliest Known Bell Ancestor: married Mary Taylor in 1743 at Stoke Albany, Northants..

Descent is via their Daughter Susannah (b. 1750 Great Oakley, Northants) who married Amos Bell (b. 1742, Geddington, Northants) in 1769 at Newton le Willows, Northants, Alexander Bell (b. 1776 Newton le Willows, m. Ann Wignell 1805 in Great Oakley, Northants), Amos Bell (baptised 1809 Great Oakley, m. Eleanor Mary Burton 1849 Great Oakley), Amos Alexander Bell (b. 1857 Great Easton, m. Emma Stanger 1882 Seaton, Rutland), to my maternal grandmother, Minnie May Bell (b. 1883 Great Easton, d.1938 Gainsborough). See Bell Pedigree for more details.


General Information
The marriage of William Jones and Mary Taylor is from an entry in the Northants Marriages index which reads: William Jones of Great Oakley m. Mary Taylor of Little Oakley. Susannah Jones's baptism at Great Oakley is one of four there from 1744 to 1752. There are also baptisms to William and Mary Jones recorded at Cottingham from 1755 to 1760 which may be the same family.

Next Steps
Examine Great Oakley and Little Oakley PRs for more on the Jones and Taylor families