|Birth: ||Aug. 26, 1843|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1916|
Adam Bellis, formerly a citizen of Montgomery County, Iowa, died at the home of his son, Benjamin Bellis at Conway, Iowa, Thursday, October 19, 1916. The remains were brought to Red Oak, Iowa Friday morning and the funeral was held in the Methodist Church at 2:30 o'clock that afternoon, Rev. P. N. Willis conducting the service. Interment was made in the Red Oak Cemetery. The pall bearers were George Palmer, John Maney, Lester Malony, and B. F. Copenhaver.
Mr. Bellis was born in Holmes County, Ohio, August 26, 1843. His parents moved to Indiana when he was one year old, and at the age of seventeen, he came to Page County, Iowa, later coming to Montgomery County, Iowa, and residing a few miles south of Red Oak on a farm until the death of his wife, September 1, 1909. He was married to Miss Julia Ann Black in 1865, and they were the parents of eleven children. Two children died in infancy, Mrs. Roda Anderson died in the fall of 1907, and Mrs. J. F. Dukeshire died June 20, 1908.
The surviving children are Mrs. Ida Dukeshire and Mrs. Mary Plm of Red Oak, Iowa. M. and Mrs. Lena Nelson of Coburg, Iowa, Benjamin of Conway, Iowa, and Mrs. Minnie Allshouse of Nyman. The deceased is survived also by four brothers and three sisters. They are Geo W. of Imogene, Iowa, John W. of Castana, Iowa, Henry R. of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Wm. L. of Manford, Oklahoma, Mrs. Amy Hadden of Essex, Iowa, Mrs. Dillia Rhodes of Coburg, Iowa, and Mrs. Catherine McCrary of Castana, Iowa.
The sorrowing ones have the sympathy of their many friends in their bereavement.
Information found in The Red Oak Express, Friday, October 27, 1916.
Wilson Bellis (1816 - 1882)
Margaret June Schamp Bellis (1821 - 1908)
Julia Ann Black Bellis (1848 - 1909)*
Emma Zetta Bellis Dukeshier (1867 - 1908)*
John L Bellis (1869 - 1870)*
Minnie Alkins Bellis Allshouse (1875 - 1959)*
Rhoda Margaret Bellis Anderson (1877 - 1907)*
Thomas Jefferson Bellis (1879 - 1940)*
Benjamin Bellis (1881 - 1936)*
Mary Irene Bellis Pim (1890 - 1977)*
James J. Bellis (1837 - 1885)*
Mary Ann Bellis Franks (1839 - 1915)*
Adam Bellis (1843 - 1916)
Amy Bellis Hadden (1846 - 1938)*
Delia Adelia Bellis Rhodes (1848 - 1934)*
George Wilson Bellis (1852 - 1932)*
John W Bellis (1854 - 1928)*
Catherine Margaret Bellis McCrory (1854 - 1932)*
Henry Ryland Bellis (1863 - 1946)*
Created by: Marty & Harley
Record added: May 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52891309
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