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Marie Dena Bell

Marie Dena Bell

Female 1894 - 1980  (86 years)

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  • Name Marie Dena Bell 
    Born 17 Jun 1894  Hamlin Plantation, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received a copy of a Record of a Birth for a living female child on Jun 17, 1894 in Fort Fairfield, ME 1st child born to Tuffield Bell (born in New Brunswick, living in Fort Fairfield, ME, occupation Shingle Mill Employee) & Dena Cota (born in Maine, occupation Housekeeper)
      (Maine State Archives)
    1894 Jun 17 Record of a Birth from Fort Fairfield, ME for Dena Bell
    1894 Jun 17 Record of a Birth from Fort Fairfield, ME for Dena Bell
    (no name was recorded on the birth record but marriage & death records prove that this was Dena)
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Dena Kilburn 
    Census 1900  Woodland, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found Dena(Dianna Belle) on the 1900 US Census from Woodland, ME living with her step- grandmother Sophie McGough & her two sons, William & Arthur; she was 6 yrs. old, born Jun 1893 (her father Tuffield Bell had married Mary McGough Aug. 19, 1897; they are listed on the same census as living in Fort Fairfield, ME); she is listed as Adopted??? There is another girl listed on this census living in the same household & also adopted, Hennie Otta, 15 yrs. old, in school.
      Note: I found a Jennie Otto who died in 1960 in Parsonsfield, ME and Dena who died in 1980 in Parsonsfield, ME. Will look into this.
    1900 Census Woodland, ME for William McGough & Arthur McGough, their mother, Sophie Clark McGough & their sister's step-daughter Dena Bell
    1900 Census Woodland, ME for William McGough & Arthur McGough, their mother, Sophie Clark McGough & their sister's step-daughter Dena Bell
    Dena is listed as Dianne Belle, 6 yrs. old, adopted, born in Maine.
    there is also a Hennie Otto living with them, 16 yrs. old, 'adopted', born in Maine, at school.
    Census 1910  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1910 US Census she is living with her father & step-mother in Fort Fairfield, she is 16 yrs. old; also living with them is Sophie McGough.
    1910 Census Fort Fairfield, ME for Tuffield Bell & Mary McGough, Sophie Clark McGough, Mary's mother & Dena Bell, Tuffield's daughter
    1910 Census Fort Fairfield, ME for Tuffield Bell & Mary McGough, Sophie Clark McGough, Mary's mother & Dena Bell, Tuffield's daughter
    Census 1920  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found her on the 1920 census with Frank in Fort Fairfield, living with her father Tuffield Bell & her step-mother Mary McGough; the census stated that she was born in Canada/English, immigrated in 1880, naturalized in 1897, a storekeeper in her own general store;
    1920 Census Fort Fairfield, ME for Tuffield Bell & Mary McGough and Tuffield's daughter Dena Bell & husband Frank Kilburn
    1920 Census Fort Fairfield, ME for Tuffield Bell & Mary McGough and Tuffield's daughter Dena Bell & husband Frank Kilburn
    Census 1930  Machias, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On 1930 census they were living in Machias, they had 2 daughters.
    1930 Census Machias, ME for Frank Kilburn & Dena Bell
    1930 Census Machias, ME for Frank Kilburn & Dena Bell
    Died 22 Jul 1980  Parsonsfield, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a Maine Death Index as well as an SSDI for Dena Kilburn; she was born Jun 17, 1894, died Jul 22, 1980 at 86 yrs. old, in Parsonsfield, ME.

      Received a copy of the certificate of death for Dena Bell Kilburn from the Maine Vital Records; she died on July 22, 1980 at 86 yrs. old; born 6-17-1894 in Maine; widowed; residence was No. Parsonsfield, ME; father was Theophile Bell, mother was Marie Coty; informant was Mrs. Mary Lucey, Over Look Mobile Home Park in Solon, ME; she was cremated on 7-24-80 at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, ME.
    Obituary 23 Jul 1980  Bangor Daily News, Bangor, Penobscot, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received a copy of Dena's obituary from Bangor Daily News for Jul 23, 1980 pg. 26; she was survived by two daughters Mrs. Mary Lucey of North Parsonsfield & Mrs. Frances Yorks of Lincoln, RI; five grandsons & two great-grandsons.
    1980 Jul 23 obituary for Dena Bell Kilburn from Parsonsfield, ME
    1980 Jul 23 obituary for Dena Bell Kilburn from Parsonsfield, ME
    Buried 24 Jul 1980  Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The caretaker of the St. Denis cemetery in Ft. Fairfield told me that Arthur McGough's burial card mentions his niece, Dena Kilburn.
    Person ID I2106  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Tuffield Theophile Bell,   b. 20 May 1864, Limestone, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1949, Wesley, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Marie Dena Cote,   b. Abt 1864,   d. Abt 17 Jun 1894, Hamlin Plantation, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1894 
    Family ID F883  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank MacCready Kilburn,   b. 9 Feb 1891, Saint-Mary, Kent, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1978, Bar Harbor, Hancock, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1917  Ashland, Aroostook, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1917 Mar 3 Record of a Marriage from Fort Fairfield, ME for Frank Macready Kilburn & Dena Bell in Ashland, ME
    1917 Mar 3 Record of a Marriage from Fort Fairfield, ME for Frank Macready Kilburn & Dena Bell in Ashland, ME
    Notes 
    • Found a Maine Marriage Record for Dena Bell & Frank Kilburn in Ft. Fairfield on 3 Mar 1917. Will send for copy.
      Received a copy of a Certificate of Marriage from Dena's grandson, Michael Lucey, showing that Frank MacCready Kilburn and Marie Dena Bell married on Mar 3, 1917 in Ashland, ME; the 2 witnesses look like the 'minister' & Amie L. Gilman
      Received a copy of a Record of a Marriage from the Maine State Archives for marriage of Mar. 3, 1917 in Ashland, ME by Clergyman Wilbur Bull for Frank Macready Kilburn, 26, teacher, born St. Mary's N.B. son of Hiram B. Kilburn Cashier of Bank born in Kiswick, N.B. & Mary E. Dayton, housewife born in St. Mary's N.B. and Dena Bell, 22, Teacher, born Ft. Fairfield daughter of Theophile Bell, Farmer born in Hamlin, ME & Dena Cottle, dead, born in Lancaster, NH.
    Children 
    +1. M.E. Kilburn
    +2. F.M. Kilburn
    Family ID F884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1894 - Hamlin Plantation, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Woodland, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1917 - Ashland, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Machias, Washington, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jul 1980 - Parsonsfield, York, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Jul 1980 - Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, York, ME Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Dena Bell at 6 yrs. old
    Dena Bell at 6 yrs. old
    Picture of Dena Bell 1914
    Picture of Dena Bell 1914
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Picture of the McGough farmhouse in Woodland, ME with Dena Bell with horse
    Picture of the McGough farmhouse in Woodland, ME with Dena Bell with horse
    Picture of Woodland farmhouse (ME) 1922 with Dena Bell Kilburn in car & Bill McGough with horses
    Picture of Woodland farmhouse (ME) 1922 with Dena Bell Kilburn in car & Bill McGough with horses