M, #1443, b. 1812
|Father||Mark Schell b. 22 Sep 1770, d. Jun 1845|
|Mother||Delila Casler d. b 1842|
David Schell was born in 1812 at Markham Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He and Rachel Avery, daughter of Ebenezer Avery and Jane Rummerfelt, were married by Reverend William Jenkins on Wednesday, 22 August 1832 at Markham, York Co., Ontario, Canada. N (?) Silverthorn and Betsy Silverthorn witnessed the marriage. He witnessed the marriage of David Daniel Cook and Catherine Hebner. He and Peter Schell lived at Lot 15, Concession 8, Brock Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada, in 1837. He appeared as household head on the census of 17 September 1850 at Worth Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA. He was enumerated as: David Shell, 39, male, farmer, real estate worth $300, born Canada. Rachel Schell, Michael Schell, John Schell, Sophia Schell, Ebenezer Schell and Delila Schell also appeared in the household.