Bell, James (1)
Bell, James (1), an Irish Wesleyan minister, was born in the north of Ireland, 1759. He was converted when after twenty. He was appointed to a circuit in 1790, and labored for thirty-seven years, chiefly as a missionary, preaching in the English and Irish tongues, oftentimes at fairs and markets, and exposed to much danger. When unable longer to fulfil the duties of the ministry, he retired to Dublin, where. he still did missionary work. He died Dec. 8, 1844. See Minutes of the British Conference, 1845.