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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Thomas "Tom" BELEW (73) & Elizabeth Carolin PHILLIPS

207. James Richard BELEW, GG Grandson.  Born on 6 Dec 1847 in Tennessee. James Richard was 69 when he died in Carroll County, TN on 22 Apr 1917. James Richard was buried in New Liberty Cemetery., Carroll County, TN.

1870 Carroll County, TN c. Dist. 13, Dwl. 50, pg 427. Living next door to his mother and father. Jim and Verona lived most of their married live in the New Liberty community,  He was a farmer, and they both were interested in education. At least 5 of their children taught school during their lifetimes.
Source: "History of Carroll County Tennessee" Vol 1 - 1987, pg 83

He married Verona Ann HARDY, F, on 23 Dec 1869 in Carroll County, TN. Born on 20 Jan 1853 in Tennessee. Verona Ann was 78 when she died in Carroll County, TN on 16 Sep 1931. Verona Ann was buried in New Liberty Cemetery., Carroll County, TN.

From History of Carroll County, TN: "It is said that Verona was a good student of the Bible, and while churning or rocking a baby she would be quoting Scripture, one chapter after another". James and Verona were members of the Church of Christ and worshiped at Hickory Plains.

They had the following children:
473 i. Willie Ren, M (1870-1945)
ii. Ella, GGG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1872 in Carroll County, TN. Ella was 30 when she died in 1902.

Source: "History of Carroll County Tennessee" Vol I - 1987, pg 83.

She married John COOK, M.

iii. Mollie Lee, GGG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1874 in Carroll County, TN. Mollie Lee was 82 when she died in 1956.

Source: "History of Carroll County Tennessee" Vol I - 1987, pg 83.

She married Alton J. TURNEY, M.

474 iv. Ada Frances, F (1877-1948)
475 v. Thomas Sebern, M (1883-1958)
vi. Flossie Ethel, GGG Granddaughter, F. Born in 1888 in Carroll County, TN. Flossie Ethel was 71 when she died in 1959.

Source: "History of Carroll County Tennessee" Vol I - 1987, pg 83.

She married John MORGAN, M.

476 vii. Effie Mae, F (1895-1974)

208. Sebern J. "Sebe" BELEW, GG Grandson, M. Born on 16 May 1858 in Tennessee. Sebern J. "Sebe" was 72 when he died in Carroll County, TN on 28 Feb 1931. Sebern J. "Sebe" was buried in Sellers Hill Cemetery., nr. Clarksburg.

Sebern was on his fathers 1860 Carroll County, TN c. but not on the 1870 census
Source: "History of Carroll County Tennessee" Vol I - 1987, pg 84
Sebern and Lucinda had one other child that was not named.

He married Lucinda LAWS, F, on 13 Jan 1885 in Carroll/Gibson County, TN. Born on 29 Aug 1863 in Carroll County, TN. Lucinda was 83 when she died in Carroll County, TN on 28 Apr 1947. Lucinda was buried in Sellers Hill Cemetery., nr. Clarksburg.

Lucenda and Sebern reared her youngest brother, John Sims, after their father died when he was only one month old. HCCT: pg 233.

They had the following children:
i. Myrtle "Myrtie" E., GGG Granddaughter, F. Born on 17 Dec 1886 in Carroll County, TN. Myrtle "Myrtie" E. was 73 when she died in Carroll County, TN on 28 Feb 1960. Myrtle "Myrtie" E. was buried in Sellers Hill Cemetery., nr. Clarksburg.

Miss Myrtie BELEW, 73, died Sun. night at her home in Huntingdon after a long illness. Services were held at 2:30 Mon. afternoon at the Clarksburg Church of Christ. Fren Chunn, minister of the church, officiated. Burial was in the Sellers Cemetery near. Clarksburg. Miss Belew was a lifelong resident of Carroll County. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors are a sister, Miss Sudie BELEW, and brother, H.W. BELEW, both of Huntingdon. Dilday Funeral Home was in charge. [Newspaper - March 4, 1960.]

477 ii. Hershel W., M (1890-1983)
iii. Sudie E., GGG Granddaughter, F. Born on 20 Apr 1894 in Carroll County, TN. Sudie E. was 83 when she died in Carroll County, TN on 13 Feb 1978. Sudie E. was 83 when she was buried in Sellers Hill Cemetery., nr. Clarksburg on 14 Feb 1978.

Miss Sudie E. BELEW, age 83, died February 13, 1978, at Benton County General Hospital. Services were held February 14, at 2 p.m. at Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with Jessie PINCKLEY officiating. Burial was in Sellers Cemetery. She is survived by a brother, H.W. BELEW. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Her parents were S.J. and Lucinda Laws BELEW. [Newspaper - Feb. 22, 1978.]

iv. Infant Daughter, GGG Granddaughter, F. Born on 28 Jul 1889 in Carroll County, TN. Infant Daughter died in Carroll County, TN on 28 Jul 1889. Infant Daughter was buried in Sellers Hill Cemetery., nr. Clarksburg.

v. Cola, GGG Granddaughter, F. Born on 1 Apr 1899 in Carroll County, TN. Cola was 84 when she died in Carroll County, TN on 5 Jun 1983. Cola was buried in Sellers Hill Cemetery., nr. Clarksburg.


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