- Born: 17 Jun 1821
- Marriage: William Ellis Bell on 6 Oct 1842 in Ernestown Township
- Died: 1904, Morven, Ernestown Township at age 83
From The Napanee Beaver, December 16, 1904
Death of an Aged Lady
Mrs. Wm. E. Bell, one of the oldest and most respected residents of Morven died on Tuesday. Deceased's maiden name was Mercy Aylesworth, a daughter of the late Bowen Aylesworth, of U.E. Loyalist stock, and the first settlers of this district. Deceased had attained the ripe age of eighty-three years and six months.
Her husband pre-deceased her three years ago. A family of nine survive. they are: Mrs. Levi VanSlyck, Waliballa; Mrs. S. P. Hinch, Carman; Mrs. J.S. Fralick, Morven, Mrs. J.F. Miller, Fredericksburgh; George E. Bell, Trenton; W.G. Bell, Detroit; S.P. Bell, Switzerville; George Bell Deseronto, and J.A. Bell, Morven. Deceased resided with her daughter, Mrs. John F. Miller, since the death of her husband. A remarkable fact in the family is that for fifty-three years no death occurred in this family. Deceased was a consistent member of the Methodist church and a loving and devoted mother. The funeral takes place this afternoon to the White church Morven.
Mercy married William Ellis Bell on 6 Oct 1842 in Ernestown Township. (William Ellis Bell was born on 26 May 1821 in Ontario, Canada 2 and died on 8 Mar 1901 in Ernestown Township.)