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 Edwin Wharton Belfield

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Edwin Wharton Belfield

  • Birth Feb 1863 Harrisburg, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 1 Oct 1938 Rush Center, Rush County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Rush Center, Rush County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot 198
  • Memorial ID 79541982

[note: sometimes spelled Worton]

Alfred Belfield (1822 - 1886) was the son of Henry Holmes Belfield and Cynthia Wharton

Katherine "Katie" H. Krause (1865-1945)

- William Henry Belfield (1848–1901), m. Ida Mae
(2nd, she 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]

- 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 (1886–1969) 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.

- Maria Louise 'Mariah' 'Louie' Belfield (1871-1927), married Thomas Mortimer Kennedy (1868-1941)

- 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]


Maria Belfield (1829-1911)

Family Members






  • Created by: Jean Colson
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79541982
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Wharton Belfield (Feb 1863–1 Oct 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79541982, citing Locust Hill Cemetery, Rush Center, Rush County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Jean Colson (contributor 47187337) .