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James Jackson Bellis
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1847
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1922
Ray County
Missouri, USA

James Jackson Bellis was the son of Sarah Ann Owen and Samuel Bellis, both of Kentucky, then early residents to Ray County, MO. J. J. Bellis resided in the vicinity of his birth for the greater part of his life. His siblings were: Isabell Margaret (Leake), Mary Charlotte (Parrott) and William McCrosky Bellis.

He married Mary Etta Tarwater on March 13, 1870. They had 11 children: first and second children died at birth and were not named, Johnnie (died young), Willie (died young), Sally (Dugan), Alonzo, Maudie Jane (Dugan), Ed, Nora (Dugan), Charley J. and Mary Charlotte (Durbin).

"Mr. Bellis lived a useful life, and his passing is regretted by many friends throughout Ray County" (Orrick Newspaper, 3/20/1847)

Source: John Gordon and Mary Rountree Family Record compiled by Eilene B. Pennisten, 1959; Samuel Bellis Family Bible 
Family links: 
  Sarah Ann Owen Frazer (1823 - 1905)
  Mary E Tarwater Bellis (1852 - 1913)
  Sallie A Bellis Dugan (1874 - 1911)*
  Maudie J Dugan (1879 - 1902)*
  Nora B Bellis Dugan (1885 - 1970)*
  Isabelle Margaret Bellis Leake (1842 - 1919)*
  Mary Charlotte Bellis Parrott (1844 - 1905)*
  James Jackson Bellis (1847 - 1922)
  Rebecca Jane Frazer Penniston (1853 - 1877)*
  Thomas Stephen Frazer (1860 - 1956)*
  William Triplett Frazer (1867 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Lewis Cemetery
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Nancy Hagood
Originally Created by: Tiffsgenealogyadventure
Record added: Jun 16, 2007
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James Jackson Bellis
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