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Fourth Generation

Family of Rennie BELEW (7) & Elizabeth (---)

23. Matilda "Tilda" BELEW, G Granddaughter, F. Born in 1812 in Union Dist., South Carolina. Matilda "Tilda" was 62 when she died in Lawrence County, TN in 1874.

Info from Claudette Wynn, Burleson, Texas.

She married Solomon SPRINGER, M, on 17 Jan 1828 in Lauderdale County, AL. Born in 1806 in South Carolina. Solomon died.

He was an important land owner. Info from Claudette WYNN, Burleson, Texas and
Deborah STUART, Forney, Texas.

They had the following children:
i. William, GG Grandson, M. Born in 1830. William died.

ii. Aaron, GG Grandson, M. Born in 1834. Aaron died.

iii. Rennie, GG Grandson, M. Born in 1837. Rennie died.

iv. John H., GG Grandson, M. Born in 1842 in Tennessee. John H. died.

v. Ruth, GG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1843 in Tennessee. Ruth died.

vi. Elizabeth, GG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1845 in Tennessee. Elizabeth died.

vii. Ananias, GG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1849 in Tennessee. Ananias died.

viii. Jonas, GG Grandson, M. Born in 1853 in Tennessee. Jonas died.

ix. Sarah A., GG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1856 in Tennessee. Sarah A. died.


24. Jesse BELEW, G Grandson, M. Born in 1814 in South Carolina. Jesse was 61 when he died before 1875.

Info from Claudette Wynn, Burleson, Texas. 1850 Lauderdale County, Alabama.

He married Sarah ?, F.

They had the following children:
i. Martha, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1836 in Tennessee. Martha died.

ii. Granville, GG Grandson, M. Born about 1838 in Alabama. Granville died.

iii. Nancy, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1840 in Alabama. Nancy died.

iv. Amanda, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1842 in Alabama. Amanda died.

v. Ruthey, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1845 in Alabama. Ruthey died.

vi. Ruthia ?, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1847 in Alabama. Ruthia ? died.


25. Hosea BELEW, G Grandson, M. Born in 1815 in Union Dist., South Carolina. Hosea was 42 when he died in Dent County, MO on 11 Mar 1857.

1840 Giles County, TN census and 1850 Lauderdale County, AL census.

He married Cynthia Matilda STURGEON, F, on 17 Jan 1835 in Lauderdale County, AL. Born about 1820.

They had the following children:
i. John Newton, GG Grandson, M. Born on 2 Apr 1837 in Lawrence County, TN. John Newton died.

John Newton BELEW married in Dent County, MO before his mother moved to Arkansas.
Who he married is unknown.

ii. Rainey, GG Grandson, M. Born in 1838 in Lawrence County, TN. Rainey died.

iii. Thomas Jefferson, GG Grandson, M. Born on 11 Dec 1839 in Lawrence County, TN.

iv. Elias Alexander, GG Grandson, M. Born on 24 Mar 1842 in Alabama.

v. William, GG Grandson, M. Born about 1842.

1850 Lauderdale County, AL census.

vi. Elizabeth H., GG Granddaughter, F. Born on 22 Feb 1847 in Alabama.

vii. James Henry, GG Grandson, M. Born on 16 Jul 1851 in Alabama.

viii. Christopher Columbus, GG Grandson, M. Born in 1858/59 in Dent County, MO.


26. William BELEW, G Grandson, M. Born on 13 Jul 1816 in Union Dist., South Carolina. William was 68 when he died in Lawrence County, TN on 8 Sep 1884. William was buried in Second Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County, TN.

Info from Claudette Wynn, Burleson, Texas and Deborah Stuart, Forney, Texas via
Michael Cole, M.D., Ft. Smith, AR.

He married Sarah GOURD, F, on 5 Feb 1840 in Lawrence County, TN. Born on 28 Oct 1819. Sarah was 86 when she died in Lawrence County, TN on 9 Nov 1905. Sarah was buried in Second Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County, TN.

FGS shows Sarah born 26 Nov 1826. I recorded the date on her headstone.

They had the following children:
i. Jonathan, GG Grandson, M. Born about 1842 in Tennessee. Jonathan died.

Jonathan BELEW married 15 Oct 1863 A. L. KELTON. Marriage Records 1838 - 1923

ii. Susan A., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1843 in Tennessee. Susan A. died.

iii. Elizabeth, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1847 in Tennessee. Elizabeth died.

iv. Hosea, GG Grandson, M. Born about 1850 in Tennessee. Hosea died.

v. Nelly E., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1854 in Tennessee. Nelly E. died.

vi. James R., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1856 in Tennessee. James R. died.

vii. Mary W., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1859 in Tennessee. Mary W. died.


27. Sarah Ann BELEW, G Granddaughter, F. Born about 1819 in Alabama. Sarah Ann was 31 when she died in Tishomingo County, MS BET 1850 AND 1860.

She married Ephraim BARNETT, M, on 27 Jun 1835 in Lauderdale County, TN. Born about 1812 in Kentucky. Ephraim was 72 when he died in Tennessee about 1884.

They had the following children:
i. Elizabeth, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1836 in Tennessee. Elizabeth died.

Elizabeth BARNETT married W.H. JENKINS.

94 ii. William Frank, M (1837-1900)
iii. Thomas, GG Grandson, M. Born about 1838 in Tennessee. Thomas died.

Thomas BARNETT married Mary MOORE circia 1867.

iv. James Davey, GG Grandson, M. Born about 1844 in Tennessee. James Davey died.

James BARNETT married Irene SPRINGER circa 1867.

v. Zachary M., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1848. Zachary M. died.

Zachary BARNETT married Jane, last name unknown.

vi. Mary E., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1851 in Tennessee. Mary E. died.

Mary BARNETT married E.G. ECHOLS.

vii. Susan, GG Granddaughter, F. Born in Tennessee.

Susan BARNETT married David ATKINS.


28. Rutha BELEW, G Granddaughter, F. Born on 4 Jul 1820 in Alabama. Rutha was 31 when she died in Lawrence County, TN on 4 Feb 1852. Rutha was buried in Second Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County, TN.

Headstone has Rutha's birth in 1812. Since Rutha's sister, Matilda, was born
in 1812, and the headstone has been replaced, it probably has the wrong year.

She married William E. NEWTON, M, on 26 Oct 1852 in Lawrence County, TN. Born on 12 Oct 1812. William E. was 64 when he died in Lawrence County, TN on 25 Jul 1877. William E. was buried in Second Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County, TN.

William NEWTON was married, name unknown, before he married Rutha BELEW. He
had 8 children by his first wife.

They had the following children:
i. Elizabeth, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1854 in Lawrence County, TN.

ii. Mary, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1856 in Lawrence County, TN.


29. Susanna "Susan" BELEW, G Granddaughter, F. Born on 27 Feb 1828 in Lauderdale County, AL. Susanna "Susan" was 67 when she died in Hunt County, Texas on 18 Jun 1895. Susanna "Susan" was buried in Humboldt Cemetery, Hunt County, Texas.

Info from Clyde WALTON states her birth 27 Feb 1825. I am using the date on
her headstone.

She first married Jared Young STEEN Sr./Sr., M, on 8 May 1843. Born about 1820 in Union Dist., South Carolina. Jared Young was 38 when he died in Lawrence County, TN on 25 Jun 1858.

Death date implied in probate records.

They had the following children:
95 i. Dennis, M (1847-1880)
96 ii. Hannah, F (1848-)
iii. James B., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1851 in Tennessee.

James STEEN married Oct 1869 Nisty M., last name unknown, b. circa 1846.

97 iv. Raney Belew, M (1853-1939)
v. Mary E., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1855 in Tennessee. Mary E. was 25 when she died aft 1880.

Mary STEEN was living with her mother in 1880. She had consumption. (TB)

98 vi. Jared Young, M (1857-1926)

She second married (---) TARPLEY, M, before 1877.

30. Zachariah BELEW, G Grandson, M. Born about 1826 in Lauderdale County, AL. Zachariah was 53 when he died aft 1879.

Marriage date taken from papers from Dorothy DUCKETT, however, she does not
say what book she got this out of. Some of the marriages I already had and
they were in Lawrence County, TN, so I am assuming that is where they are from.

He first married Sarah Ann NEWTON, F, on 16 Aug 1846 in Lawrence County, TN. Born about 1826 in South Carolina. Sarah Ann was 44 when she died about 1870.

Sarah NEWTON was mentioned in her fathers will.

They had the following children:
99 i. James William, M (1847-1922)
100 ii. Thomas J., M (1849-1921)
iii. Robert H., GG Grandson, M. Born on 26 Aug 1852 in Lawrence County, TN. Robert H. was 61 when he died in Lawrence County, TN on 27 Feb 1914. Robert H. was buried in Freemon Cemetery, Lawrence County, TN.

He first married Martha M. NEWTON, F, on 14 Aug 1873 in Lawrence County, TN. Born on 8 Feb 1854 in Tennessee.

He second married M. A. COTTRELL, F, on 7 Aug 1887.

iv. Sarah E., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1853 in Tennessee.

She married J. H. SPRINGER, M, on 11 Jan 1872.

v. Mary E., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1859 in Tennessee.

She married William EVANS, M, on 18 May 1879.

vi. Martha, GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1867 in Tennessee.

vii. George J., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1869 in Tennessee.

George BELEW'S mother might be Mary Elizabeth's child.


He second married Mary Elizabeth DIXON, F, on 11 Feb 1869.

They had the following children:
i. Amanda E., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1876. Amanda E. died.

ii. Joseph M., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1879.


31. Dennis BELEW, G Grandson, M. Born on 20 Feb 1830. Dennis was 68 when he died in Lawrence County, TN on 11 Nov 1898. Dennis was buried in Second Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County, TN.

He married Martha PRIER, F, on 18 Jun 1853 in Lawrence County, TN.

They had the following children:
i. John H., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1855 in Tennessee.

He married Sally NEELY, F, on 13 Jan 1876 in Lawrence County, TN.

ii. Jesse L., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1857 in Tennessee.

iii. Mary I., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1860 in Tennessee.


32. Margaret BELEW, G Granddaughter, F. Born about 1832 in Tennessee.

In 1860 Lawrence County, TN census, Dist 7; Dwl. 629; pg 75, Rennie BELEW was
living with Margaret & Jacob.

She married Jacob CAMPBELL, M, on 28 Oct 1851 in Lawrence County, TN. Born about 1827 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. John R., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1853 in Tennessee.

ii. Sarah A., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1856 in Tennessee.

iii. Mary S., GG Granddaughter, F. Born about 1858 in Tennessee.

iv. William T., GG Grandson, M. Born about 1860 in Tennessee.


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