The following data is extracted from Bell Family History.
All of the works listed below will be found in the Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. Most of them will be found in the libraries of historical and genealogical societies. Some of them will be found in the public libraries of all of the large American cities.
4 Burke's General Armory, 1878.
6 Burke's Peerage and Baronetcy, 1921, 1924.
8 Burke's Landed Gentry, 1921, 1894 (Vol. II).
10 English Surnames, Bardsley.
12 British Family Names, Barber.
14 Dictionary of National Biography, London , 1887.
16 Appleton 's Cyclopedia of American Biography.
18 Officers of the Continental Army, 1775-1783, Heitman.
20 Revolutionary Records of the Respective Colonies.
26 A Genealogical Account of Descendants of John of Gaunt, London , Cox and Wyman, 1855.
28 The Bell Family in America , New York , W. M. Clemens, 1913.
29 The Bells in the Revolution, New York , W. M. Clemens, 1916.
30 Americans of Royal Descent, 1891, Browning.
31 The Bells of Saint Andrews , Alexander Graham Bell, 1918.
32 Heraldic Illustrations, 1853, Vol. I.
34 U. S. Postal Guide.
36 Who's Who (British).
38 Who's Who in America , 1926-27.
40 City and Telephone Directories.
46 Private Collections of Family Data.
48 Miscellaneous Sources.
Source: Bell Family History