Jonas, son of Henry Bell, was born about 1810. He was a farmer at Phelps and a man of property and influence. He married Miranda Lucas. Children: Harris, William, mentioned elsewhere; George; Charles; Elizabeth, married Edwin A. Steves, who was born in Manchester, New York, in 1840, a musician in the Thirty-third New York Regiment of Volunteer Infantry in the civil war, and they had one daughter, Emma May Steves, now (1910) deceased; Alice; Adelaide.

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