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Name  Goodloe Bell

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Born  April 7, 1832 (1832-04-07) Watertown, New York
Occupation  Teacher, Author and Founder of the Seventh-day Adventist school system
Died  January 17, 1899, Michigan, United States

Goodloe Harper Bell Dies

Goodloe Harper Bell (April 7, 1832 – January 17, 1899), born to David and Lucy Bell, was the first teacher at the first Seventh-day Adventist school and co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist school system. This first school was located on the first floor of the old Review and Herald building in Battle Creek, Michigan. Professor Bell and his family lived on the second floor.


Some of his early students include Edson and Willie White, sons of James and Ellen G. White. Ellen White was a great supporter and influence to G. H. Bell. Others included in the roster of his early students are two notable brothers, William K. Kellogg and John Harvey Kellogg.

Genealogical information

G. H. Bell was the eldest of ten children born to David and Lucy Bell née Blodgett.

Descendants of David and Lucy Bell

  • Goodloe Harper Bell 1832–1899
  • Helen M. Bell Abt. 1834–1887 m. Benjamin Frazier
  • Carrie Frazier
  • Ambrose David Bell 1837–1902 m. Laura Brewer
  • Emer Adolphus Bell
  • Byron L. Bell
  • Lucy Anne Bell
  • David Arthur Bell
  • Emer A. Bell 1840–1862
  • Chauncey S. Bell 1842–1925
  • Darwin Garrett Bell 1845–1907
  • Florilla Annette Bell 1847–1921
  • Alice Emogene Bell 1849 - ? m. Bruce Jackson
  • Ward Jackson
  • Agnes Bell Abt. 1851 - Bef. 1860
  • Inez Bell 1854 - Bef. 1887
  • Books by Bell

  • Bell's Language Series - Circa. 1896
  • Book 1/Primary Language Lessons
  • Book 2/Elementary Grammar
  • Book 3/Complete Grammar
  • Book 4/Rhetoric, Higher English
  • Book 5/Studies in English Lit
  • Bible Lessons for the Sabbath School vol. 1 to 8 - Circa. 1887
  • Progressive Bible Lessons for Children - Circa. 1872
  • References

    Goodloe Harper Bell Wikipedia

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