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Maria Louisa "Luie" Belfield Kennedy
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1871
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1927
La Crosse
Rush County
Kansas, USA

Either Loue or Luie is acceptable, as people spelled her nickname differently,

Alfred Belfield and Maria Johnson Belfield had a large family. Many of them moved as adults to other parts of the country.

Albert Belfield was the son of Henry Holmes Belfield and Cynthia Wharton who moved to Philadelphia from Nottingham, England in 1820. They had 8 children:

Maria's mother, Maria Johnson Belfield, was the daughter of Hope Inskeep and William C Johnson.

- William Henry Belfield (1848-1901), m. Ida Mae
(Ida Mae later married Joseph A. Hicks (1858- )

- Frank W Belfield (1855 )

- Charles Milton Belfield (1857-1927)married Ella Merilla Lasona Shaw (1864-1838)

- Laura Jane 'Mae' Belfield (1860-1930), m. John R. Lee, of Ohio, settled at Ness, Kansas [she was his 2nd wife]

- Edwin Wharton Belfield (1863-1938) married Katherine "Katie" Krause (1865-1945)

- Oscar Daniel Belfield (1865-1925) married Priscilla Emeline Morgan (1867-1937)

- John Belfield, (about 1865)- age 7 living in Clarence, Barton County, Kansas in 1872 (first county census)

- Mary "Mae" E. BELFIELD Krause(1868-1888) born (11 Jan 1868) in Keokuk, Iowa, buried in Belfield Cemetery, Pioneer Rush, Kansas. She married a boy from a family who had also migrated from Pennsylvaia. Michael Krause, Abt 1886, near her home. They had two children. Minnie Mae Krause (18861969) who married Charles Brown Ater (1873-1907), and Jesse Krause (sources differ as to her date of birth 1886 or 1887-1888) Mary "Mae" E. Belfield died about the same time as Jesse Krause.

Jesse, her baby, died shortly after birth.

- Robert Belfield,(1871- )- age 1 living in Clarence, Barton, Kansas in 1874

[note: This Alfred Belfield family is buried in the hamlet of Belfield, Rush Co., KS. They were the great grandparents of Hugh Milburn Stone, well-known for his role of "Doc Adams" in the Gunsmoke TV series in the US. -Erik P Conard, May 31, 2003, Genforum]

Dott Kennedy (1891-1897)

Edward Belfield Kennedy (1893-1917), married in Newton, Kansas, Martha

Robert Mortimer Kennedy (1898-????) in Newton, Kansas, married Carrie

Family links: 
  Alfred Belfield (1822 - 1886)
  Maria Johnson Belfield (1829 - 1911)
  Thomas Mortimer Kennedy (1868 - 1941)*
  Dott Kennedy (1891 - 1897)*
  Edward Belfield Kennedy (1893 - 1917)*
  Robert Mortimer Kennedy (1898 - 1957)*
  William Henry Belfield (1848 - 1901)*
  Charles Milton Belfield (1857 - 1927)*
  Edwin Wharton Belfield (1863 - 1938)*
  Oscar Daniel Belfield (1865 - 1925)*
  Maria Louisa Belfield Kennedy (1871 - 1927)
*Calculated relationship
Locust Hill Cemetery
Rush Center
Rush County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 149
Created by: Jean Colson
Record added: Oct 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79538903
Maria Louisa Luie <i>Belfield</i> Kennedy
Added by: Cameron Herrell
Maria Louisa Luie <i>Belfield</i> Kennedy
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 Added: Dec. 15, 2013

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