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Horatio Nelson Belt
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1796
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1870
Jersey County
Illinois, USA

Horatio Belt and his first wife, Spicey (nee Drake according to the 1872 Jersey County Atlas), had one son, Francis Thomas. Spicey died April 22, 1820 at age 21. Thomas was a steamboat captain and was killed in a steamboat explosion. He is buried in Lax Cemetery in Jersey County.

Horatio married Mary J. West in St. Clair County, Ill, in April 1821. She was born March 6, 1805 near Danville, Va. She died June 23, 1888 at age 83. Horatio died Jan. 8, 1870 at age 73.

Horatio and Mary had 11 children
Elizabeth (married to John N. English)
Lloyd Thompson, a steamboat captain (married Elizabeth Wolfe)
John H. (married to Matilda Bramlett)
William Anderson
Mary Jane (married Francis Colean)
Vinson West
James Henry (married Helen M. Bramlett)
Martha Frances
Horatio Nelson (who served as the mayor of Spokane, Wash.)
Virginia Frances (married to Cogswell Sedgwick Olney)
George Washington 
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  Vinson West Belt (1835 - 1859)*
*Calculated relationship
Belt Salem
Jersey County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Beth McGlasson
Record added: Mar 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87224769
Horatio Nelson Belt
Added by: Beth McGlasson
Horatio Nelson Belt
Added by: Beth McGlasson
Horatio Nelson Belt
Added by: Beth McGlasson
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