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Fredrick LANAM
George Benton BELL
Mary Ellen LANAM
Ira Sherman BELL


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1. Gertrude SCHRIEBER

2. Violet Madeline STEVENS

Ira Sherman BELL 2 3

  • Born: 12 May 1904, Viroqua, Vernon Co, WI 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Gertrude SCHRIEBER about 1925 in WI 1
  • Marriage (2): Violet Madeline STEVENS
  • Died: 14 Sep 1951, Portland, Multnomah Co, OR at age 47 4 5
  • Buried: Historic Columbian Cem, Portland, Multnomah Co, OR 4

bullet  General Notes:

Name: Ira Sherman Bell
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 May 1904
Birthplace: Viroqua, Vernon, Wisconsin
Race: White
Father's Name: George Benton Bell
Father's Birthplace: WI
Mother's Name: Mary Ellen Lauam
Mother's Birthplace: OH

1930 WI CENSUS, Rusk Co, Flambeau Twp:
Ira S. Ball, 25, 1st marriage age 20, b. WI, father b. WI, mother b. OH, truckman, paper mill;
Gertrude W., wife, 24, 1st marriage age 20, b. WI, parents b. Switzerland;
Illa L., dau, 4-3/12, b. WI, parents b. WI;
Almeda M., dau, 1-2/12, b. WI, parents b. WI.
(George & Mary Bell and Opal & Frederick Humber were listed on the same census page.)

1940 OR CENSUS, Multnomah Co, Portland city:
Ira Bell, 35, 8th. b. WI, 1935: same place, WPA laborer, WPA building construction;
Violet, wife, 29, H-2, b. WI, 1935: same place;
Illa L., dau, 14, attended school, 6th, b. WI, 1935: same place;
Abrmada(?), dau, 11, attended school, 4th, b. WI, 1935: same place;
Sherman, son, 5, b. WI. 1935: same place;
Elsworth, son, 1, b. WI.

OR, DEATH INDEX, 1898-2008:
Name: Ira S Bell
Death Date: 14 Sep 1951
Death Place: Portland
Certificate: 10475

Name: Ira Sherman Bell
Birth Date: 1904
Birth Place: USA
Death Date: 14 Sep 1951
Death Place: Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Cemetery: Historic Columbian Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Has Bio?: Y
Father: George Benton Bell
Mother: Mary Ellen Bell


Ira married Gertrude SCHRIEBER about 1925 in WI.1 (Gertrude SCHRIEBER was born about 1906 in Ladysmith, Rusk Co, WI 1 and died between 1930 and 1940 in WI 6.)


Ira next married Violet Madeline STEVENS. (Violet Madeline STEVENS was born about 1911 in WI 6.)



1 1930 WI Census.

2 1910 WI Census.

3 WI Births & Christenings Index, 1826-1926.

4 Find A Grave.

5 OR, Death Index, 1898-2008.

6 1940 OR Census.

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