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Updated February 23, 2004

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Fire Kill's Four
Rouse House Hollow Mountain
Dec 15, 1957

Fire at Rock House Hollow WV killís four people on Dec 15,1957 Frances Eugene Watkins age 32 b Oct 22,1922 was kill included was his two Daughterís Frances Watkins age 12 and Cindy Watkins age 11 died as well as a step Uncle Billie York. Surviving was his wife Zonna Ruth Bell-Watkins b July 26,1925 d Nov 20,1984 three other daughters Liven Effie Mae Watkins- Adams b Jan 19 1945, Liven Zonna L Watkins-Chapin b Dec26, 1949 and L Elsie M Watkins - Welch. b April 8,1950.
Zonna Watkins was hospitalizes for 6 months and lost her arms believe that she may never walk again Two of the children Zonna L Watkins and Elsie M Watkins was in Hospital for a month with burns on there arms and legs. Effie M Watkins was not hurt during the fire and lives with Grandparents at this time. It was never said what cause the fire if it was set or how it started. To this day no one knows what happen nor why this happen.

Bell Family
GreatGranddad Daniel Slater Bell Born unknown Died Unknown
GreatGrand Mother Kizzy Mae Billings -Bell B unknown D Unknown
Commodore Garfield Bell B March 5,1905 D July18,1974 Place of Birth believed to be NC D in Carswell W .V
Married Effie Mae England-Bell- Hicks B believed Aug 16,1902 or 1909 D on June 6,1998 Place of Birth unknown D in Amarillo Texas
John Bell nothing is know B around 1906 or later D. unknown
James Bell nothing know B around 1907 D unknown
James last known to be in Waynesburg PA . Also died there
Robert Bell - B around 1908 D unknown
Robert Married Cynthia Bell- madden name unknown nothing known
Andy Bell - B 1909 d unknown
Andy Married Mildred Bell madden name unknown marriage unknown
Floffies Bell - Blankenship -B around 1910 marriage unknown still liven unknown where
Marget Bell - Corbell or Corbel - B around 1911 marriage Husband unknown may still be Liven
Ruby Bell - Blankenship -B around 1912 D unknown may be liven Marriage Marvin Blankenship when is unknown
There may have been more children but this is unknown at this time Will update all I find any one can help please email me at or The Family that are live are giving all this for the tree

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