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John Daniel Bellamy
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1831
Fluvanna County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1921
Benton
Franklin County
Illinois, USA

John Daniel was born to Thomas William and Sarah Ann Griffin Bellamy in Fluvanna County, Virginia. He was first married to Elizabeth Emeline Shoemaker,the daughter of James and Malinda Booher Shoemaker, January 21, 1851, Claiborne County, Tennessee. Their two children are Sarah Malinda "Linda" Bellamy Walker and Leftridge Bellamy.

After the death of Elizabeth John married Mary Jane Cline on October 2, 1855, in Claiborne County, Tennessee. They had nine more children: Lucy Jane Harrison, James Walker, Nancy Alice Jones, Clora Ann Wolf, Thomas, Callie Octavia Gillett (1870-1964), Ollie Frances Eubanks, Cornelia "Cornie" M McIntosh King, and John G Bellamy.

John's wives were first cousins. Mary Jane Cline's mother Nancy and Elizabeth Shoemaker's father were brother and sister.

The family moved from Tennessee to Illinois in 1870. John was a carpenter and builder of homes, many of them in western Franklin County, where he first began contracting.

The family moved to Perry County, Illinois in 1896 and remained there until all their children were grown. In their old age, John and Mary lived among their children. At the time of John's death Mary is in Salem, Oregon with son James, and daughters Malinda and Clora. John also spent some time in Oregon until 1918, when he returned to Illinois to live with son John G in Benton. He was a Mason and Methodist since childhood.

John died suddenly from a stroke at age 89 years, four months and 11 days of age. He had been on good health and active until the day he was stricken. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas William Bellamy (1806 - 1889)
  Sarah Ann Griffin Bellamy (1809 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Cline Bellamy (1836 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Melinda Bellamy Walker (1851 - 1932)*
  Leftridge Bellamy (1852 - 1884)*
  Lucy Jane Bellamy Harrison (1856 - 1912)*
  James Walker Bellamy (1858 - 1952)*
  Nancy Alice Bellamy Jones (1860 - 1914)*
  Clora Ann Bellamy Bondshu (1861 - 1953)*
  Callie O. Bellamy Gillette (1870 - 1964)*
  Ollie Frances Bellamy Eubanks (1873 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Daniel Bellamy (1831 - 1921)
  Newton Walker Bellamy (1833 - 1893)*
  Thomas Conner Bellamy (1835 - 1921)*
  Andrew Broadus Bellamy (1838 - 1918)*
  Frissilla Frances Bellamy Sample (1840 - 1927)*
  Elizabeth Melissa Bellamy Cline (1843 - 1913)*
  Henry Washington Bellamy (1848 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Masonic and Odd Fellows Cemetery
Benton
Franklin County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: P Jones
Record added: Aug 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74834444
John Daniel Bellamy
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