|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1908|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1979|
Family of James Henry Belt and Emma Catherine Forbes Belt
James Henry Belt was born on December 25, 1865 in Kansas, the son of William Frederick Belt (1832-1897) and Margaret Jane Ransom Belt.
He married Emma Catherine Forbes in Sebastian County, Arkansas. She was born on December 9, 1872 in Oregon County, Missouri, the daughter of Dr. Joseph Houston Forbes and Eliza Andrews Forbes.
The children of James Belt and Emma Forbes Belt were:
• Jo Ann Belt, b. January 23, 1894, Hackett, Sebastian County, Arkansas; d. January 12, 1982, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida; m. Clarence Cleo Witt, December 22, 1917, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas; b. November 27, 1892, Labette County, Kansas; d. June 11, 1965, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.
• Ruby Belt, b. October 22, 1896, Hackett, Sebastian County, Arkansas; d. May 19, 1970, Sebastion County, Arkansas; m. Osgood F. Pitts, Arkansas; b. March 12, 1901, Arkansas; d. December 19, 1967, Fort Smith, Sebastion County, Arkansas.
• Mollie Belt, b. September 28, 1901, Hackett, Sebastian County, Arkansas; d. March 30, 1970, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas; m. Elwood L. Blass, b. July 6, 1901, probably Arkansas; d. June 1, 1976, Fort Smith.
• James Jackson "Jack" Belt, b. January 19, 1908, Hackett, Sebastian County, Arkansas; d. January 16, 1979, Fort Smith.
James died on April 12, 1919 in Fort Smith. Emma Catherine died there on August 15, 1966.
James Jackson "Jack" Belt worked at a local power company, possibly as a bookkeeper or accountant. His occupation was listed as a "credit man at a gas company" in the 1930 census.
Submitted on November 15, 2011 by Sandra Johnson Witt, the wife of Jackson Belt's great nephew
James Henry Belt (1865 - 1919)
Emma Catherine Forbes Belt (1872 - 1966)
Jo Ann Belt Witt (1894 - 1982)*
Ruby Belt Pitts (1896 - 1970)*
James Jackson Belt (1908 - 1979)
Forest Park Cemetery
Maintained by: Sandra Johnson Witt
Originally Created by: L Bruns
Record added: Sep 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41803390