Darling Jones Belk

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Darling Jones Belk

  • Birth 21 Sep 1872 Belk, Fayette County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 13 May 1960 Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Belk, Fayette County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 36876613

Darling Jones Belk was the son of George Washington & Martha Bell Hull Belk. He married (1) Icy Bell Lindsey 2 Nov 1893. Their children were; Jessie Mae, Blanche, Richard P, Nancy B, Lummie Lee, Sophia K, & Florence Belk.

Marriage Record
Name: D J Belk
Gender: Male
Spouse: I B Lindsey
Spouse Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 2 Nov 1893
Marriage Place: Fayette
Performed By: J. P.
Surety/Perf. Name: J F Ashcraft

FAYETTE - Darling Belk of Steens, MS died Saturday morning in a Columbus MS Hospital following a months illness there.

A native of Belk, AL Mr Belk lived in Fayette a number of years in early life where he served on the City Police Force. A retired farmer, he was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Lummy Belk and Richard Belk of Steens, MS; five daughters, Mrs Jesse Shepherd of Steens, Mrs Florence Porter of Winfield, Mrs Will Owens of Fayette, Mrs Jesse Owens of MS and Mrs Brit Belk of Belk; two sisters, Mrs Effie Belk of Fayette and Mrs Dora Newman of Belk.

Funeral services were to be held at 3 pm today at the Belk Free Will Baptist Church. Vassey's Funeral Home of Fayette was to direct burial in the Antioch Cemetery.

1880 Lee, Fayette, Alabama
George Belk 31, Martha Belk 27, Darling J Belk 7, Janie Belk 6, Oscar Belk 3, John Belk 2.

1900 Fayette, Fayette, Alabama
Darling Belk 27, Icy Belk 29, Jessie Belk 5, Jimmie Belk 4, Key Belk 1.

1910 Lee, Fayette, Alabama
D J Belk 37, Icy B Belk 35, Jessie Mae Belk 15, Lunnie L Belk 13, S K Belk 11, Florence Belk 9, N B Belk 7, Blanchie Belk 4, Richard P Belk 1, Nancy Lindsey 72 -Mother-in-Law.

Icy died 23 Sept 1910. On 3 Jan 1912 he married (2) Cornelia Sanders, daughter of George Harrison & Selina E James Sanders.

World War I Draft Registration
Name: Darling J Belk
County: Fayette
State: Alabama
Birth Date: 21 Sep 1872
Race: White

1920 Fayette, Fayette, Alabama
Name: Cornelia Belk
Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Birthplace: Alabama Relation to Head of House: Wife Spouse's Name: Darling J Belk Father's Birth Place: Alabama Mother's Birth Place: Alabama Marital Status: Married Race: White Sex: Female Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes. In the household are Darling J Belk 47, Cornelia Belk 48, Nannie B Belk 16, Blanche Belk 13 and Richard Belk 11.

Family Members

Gravesite Details (Unmarked) Husband of Ice B Lindsey No photo available





  • Created by: Antioch Assn
  • Added: 8 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36876613
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Darling Jones Belk (21 Sep 1872–13 May 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36876613, citing Antioch Cemetery, Belk, Fayette County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Antioch Assn (contributor 47122660) .