Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Belt

Male Aft 1743 - 1814  (< 69 years)


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  • Name John Belt 
    Born Aft 1743  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Jan 1814  Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I062634  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Higginson Belt,   b. Abt 1722, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1788, Montgomery County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Dorothy MNU Rogers,   d. Aft 1740, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 22 Aug 1743  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane MNU Belt,   b. Aft 1747,   d. Aft 1778, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married Aft 1763  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Greenbury Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 49 years)
     2. Ortho Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     3. Mary Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     4. John Smith Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     5. Anne Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     6. Dorothy 'Dolly' Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
     7. William Belt,   b. Aft 1763, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 51 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F29931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Montgomery County, Md Wills
      BELT, JOHN L H f 321 26 Aug 1811
      L 2 p 264 4 Jan 1814
      Sons: Evan Belt, William Belt
      Dau-in-law: Margaret Belt, widow of son Greenbury Belt
      Granddau: Rebecca Belt
      Grandson: Rufus Belt
      Dau: Mary Gatril - lot of 1 1/2 a. of "Three Brothers"
      Sons: Otho Belt, John Smith Belt - equal division 281 1/2 a. dwelling plant.
      Daus: Ann Belt, Dolly Belt
      Exs: Sons Otho Belt and William Belt
      Wit: Mesheck Browning, Nacy Waters, John Turnbull, G. Howard
      Codicil dated 25 Oct 1812
      Wit: Mesheck Browning, Joshua W. Dorsey, Robert Plummer
      ===
      Montgomery County, Md Wills
      BELT, LEONARD L C f 117 14 Sep 1793
      L 1 p 266 20 Sep 1793
      Nephew: John Belt, son of brother Higginson Belt - pt. of "Dann" where testator lives
      Lucy Beckwith, relict of William Beckwith - pts. of "Paradise Enlarged" and "Magruder's Hazard"
      Sister: Sarah Peddicoart
      Niece: Althea, Dau of Sarah Peddicoart, Wife of William Selman
      Rebecca Peddicoart, wife of Jasper Peddicoart
      Elizabeth Beckwith, Wife of Samuel Beckwith
      Brother: Joseph Belt
      Henry Watson, Sr.
      Mary Belt, dau of John Belt
      John Watson, son of Henry
      Ex: John Belt, son of Higginson
      Wit: William Glaze, Edward Harding, Kinsey, Gittings of Benjamin
      ===
      Montgomery County, Md Wills
      BELT, CARLTON, Sr. L D f 570 8 Mar 1802
      L1 p 500 16 Jun 1802
      Wife: Ann Belt - plantation where testator lives
      Children: Esther Belt, Lloyd Belt, Anna Campbell Belt, Elizabeth Belt, Benny Campbell Belt (minors)
      Refers to wife's "own born children"
      Son: Carlton Belt - pt of "The Whole Included" on Sugarland Road Brother: John Belt
      Dau: Molly Magruder, wife of Joseph Magruder
      Father-in-law: Aeneas Campbell
      Sons: Aeneas Belt, Alfred Belt, Tilghman Belt - land in Allegany Co., Md.
      called "Dispute"
      Grandsons: Carlton Magruder and Lloyd Magruder, sons of dau. Molly and Joseph Magruder
      8 of children by present wife
      Ex: Wife Ann
      Wit: Thomas Veatch, Sr., John Beard, Sr., Christian Hempstone, Hugh S. Dunn
      ===
      Montgomery County Land Records, 1777-1781; Liber A1, Page 244. Sep 10, 1778 from John Belt of M, planter, to Joshua Jordan (Joardain) of M, heir at law to John Jordan, late of Frederick County, decd, for 50 to sd Belt in hand paid by the decd John Jordan afd, herein confirmed to sd Joshua Jordan, is all that tract of land called the Square, standing on the east side of a branch of Bennetts Cr that heads near the Road commonly called Aldridges Road, containing and laid out for about 50 acres, and also another parcel of land, being part of a tract of land called MoneysWorth, containing about 50 acres, both of which tracts of land formerly lay in Frederick County, but now in M, and containing, together, about 100 acres. Signed - John Belt. Wit - Joseph Wilson*, Ger Briscoe*. Jane, wife to the sd John Belt, relinquished her right of dower to the within mentioned land. Recorded Mar 9, 1779.

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