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      William Floyd Belcher
      Grandson: Of Isham E. Belcher And Elizabeth
      Son Of Richard Belcher Born 1766 Franklin Co Va


      Remember When Reading This Area Of Genealogy:
      Tazewell, Russel, Washington, Wythe, And The Big Sandy River Across To Pike County Kentucky, Floyd County Ky Area All Related And Formed From One Another
      And Close Together Form A Circle. People Often Owned Land In All Of Them
      Or Born In One And It Changed Into Another And Lived There: Never Moved:
      Its Confusing Sometimes
      The County Formations Involving William Floyd Belcher Are As Follows:
      1800 Tazewell Co Virginia Was Formed From Russel, Wythe,
      And Washington Counties In Virginia:
      1824 Logan County West Virginia Was Formed From Tazewell County Virginia:
      Giles County Virginia And 2 Wva Counties: Cabell And Boone:
      1850 Wyoming County West Virginia Was Formed From Logan Co West Virginia:
      1858 McDowell West Va Was Formed From Tazewell Co Virginia :

      William Floyd Belcher (Billy)

      Born: 1785 Franklin Co Va :
      Died: 1869 Big Four, McDowell Co. West Virginia

      Married: 4 Oct 1809 Franklin Co. Va. #1: Elizabeth Sarah Kingery (Sally)
      Born: 1790 Franklin Co Virginia:
      Died: Big Four, McDowell Co West Virginia 1856:

      "Tenn: Historical Society Franklin County Marriages" Dau Of Peter and Mary Kingery: Page 33 Surity Abraham Picklesmyer.

      Married: #2: Mary Elizabeth Lambert 26 Feb 1852 McDowell Co West Virginia

      Listed Tazewell Co 1 Mar 1847 : 50 Acres On Pleases Branch Waters Of Louisa River: Grant: 98 P 488
      1 Oct 1852 Tazewell Co: 19 Acres At Head Of Conaway Creek 107 P 634
      1 Oct 1852 Tazewell Co: 54 Acres On Right Hand Fork Of Conaway Creek 107 P633
      1 Sept 1854 Russel Co: 109 Acres Grassy Creek 110 P 379


      William Moved From Franklin County To Tazewell County Soon After He Married: His First Child Is Listed As Being Born In Tazewell Co: Tazewell Was Formed In 1800:
      He Lived In Clinch Valley and Settled In Tazewell Co By 1809: Present Day McDowell County West Virginia was Formed From Tazewell Co Va.
      Understanding The Formation Of These Counties Helps Understand When And Where These Belchers Lived.

      Pioneer Leader William Floyd Belcher Laid Claim To The Large Mountain Area Between Tug Fork And Elkhorn Creek, From The Point Near Pocahontas Va To Where Welch Is Today. This Mountain Is Sometimes Referred To As The Dividing Mountain Between The Two Creeks That Form The Tug River At Welch. It Is Also Called Peel-Chestnut Mountain

      The Mountain And Peel-Chestnut Gap Serve As Passageway Over The Mountain From Mayberry To Anawalt. William Belcher Built A Water-Operated Gristmill.

      In About 1820, The Belchers Crossed Over The Big Mountain Through Peel-Chestnut Gap, Continued Down To Elkhorn Creek Near Mayberry And On To The North Side Of Elkhorn Creek, Where They Found A Large Boundary Of Unclaimed Land. They Settled At Big Four, But Had A Claim To All The Land From Keystone To Welch And Around By The West Side Of Brown's Creek Over To And Including The Upper Part Of Indian Creek, Indian Ridge, Burke Mountain, And Back To Keystone. He Took And Held Possession Of This Land While He Had The Opportunity. He Wanted To Hold It For His Children, Most Of Whom Were Indicated As Living On All Of This Area Later. All The Children But John Made Their Home On Part Of The Land Reserved For Them By Their Father, William Floyd Belcher.
      John, The Eldest Son, Went To Wyoming County, Where He Filed His Own Claim To A Large Territory In The Pinnacle, Spider Creek, Micajah Ridge Area. He Lived There Until His Death. This Area Is McDowell County Wv Today.

      1850 Tazewell County Virginia Census
      William age 65 farmer $500 born in Virginia
      Sally age 60
      Andy age 18
      Betsy Goss age 20
      Thomas Goss age 17

      1860 McDowell County Va/WV. Census
      household 187
      son Tobias living next door at 188
      and William living at 185
      William Belsher age 75 Elizabeth age 40
      Rebecca age 8
      Mary E. age 6


      Children:
        1...John Lane Belcher
        B 1809 Tazewell Co Va. Died abt: 1883:
        Married: #1 Mary Milam Daughter Of Lewis Milam And Elizabeth Yates
        Married: Elizabeth ( Betsy) Hunt In 1833 Listed Age 48 B: 1802 In 1850 Census;

        1850 Census Tazewell County Va.
        John L. Belcher age 41
        Betsy age 48
        Addison age 16
        Polly age 13
        Sally age 12
        Betsy age 9 twin
        Emma Ann age 9 twin
        Abram Buklehimer age 21

        1860 Wyoming County VA/WV Census
        John Belcher age 49 farmer $250
        Elizabeth age 57
        Mary (Polly) age 24 Elizabeth age 18 twin
        Emma Ann age 18 twin
        Abraham Belcher son age 30
        No wife
        James age 6
        John age 3
        George age 1
        George Steel age 4
        Wolf age 35

        Children:
          1...Abraham Belcher B: 1831 Va
          Married??; She died in Child birth in 1859 Children:
            1...James born 1854
            2...John born 1857 Virginia
            3...George born 1859 Virginia

          2...James Addison Belcher B: 1834 Tazewell Co Va Listed Age 16
          Married: Frances Wolf June 7 1857
          19th Regiment Union Service In The Civil War

          1860 Wyoming County VA/WV Census
          James A. Belcher age 24
          Frances age 22
          John B age 2
          Frances Wolf age 66
          Nancy Wolf age 29
          John Wolf age 14

          1870 Census Wyoming county WV
          Addison Belcher age 35
          Frances age 31
          John B age 12
          James F age 6
          Paris age 3
          Levi age 9 months

          Children:
            1...John B. born 1858
            2...James F born 1864
            3...Paris born 1867
            4...Levi born 1869
          3...William Floyd B: 1836 T Co Va Listed Age 13
          4...Polly Belcher Born 1837 Va
          5...Sally Belcher B: 1838 T Co Va Listed Age 12
          6...Henry H. Belcher B: 1740
          7...Betsy Belcher (Elizabeth) B: 1841 T Co Va Listed Age 9 twin
          8...Emma Ann Belcher B: 1841 T Co Va Listed Age 9 twin
          9...Henry H. Belcher B: 1740
          10..William Floyd B: 1836 T Co Va Listed Age 13

      2...Moses Belcher
      B 1811 Tazewell Co Va Listed Age 39 Farmer
      Married 1834 : Nancy Tabor?? B: 1810

      1850 Tazewell County Census
      Moses Belcher age 39
      Nancy age 40
      Albert age 14
      Robert H age 12
      Henrietta age 10
      Nancy J age 8
      Isham P. age 6
      James age 4
      Samuel age 3
      James Tabor Living next door
      also Francis Tabor Family living 2 houses up
      Possibly Nancy's brothers

      1860 Tazewell County Va/Wv Census
      Moses age 45 farmer $1650
      Nancy age 49
      Robert H age 22
      Nancy J age 18
      Isham age 17
      Samuel L age 12
      Sarah N. age 10
      Elen A age 8
      Harriet B age 4

      1870 Census: Tazewell County Va.
      Moses Age 57
      Nancy Age 59
      Nancy J Age 28
      Sarah Age 19
      Ellen Age 17
      Moses Tabor Age 15
      Samuel Belcher Age 23

      Children:
        1...Albert Belcher B: 1836 T Co Va. Listed Age 14
        2...Robert H. Belcher B: 1838 Tazewell Co Va Listed Age 12
        Listed In The 1870 Tazewell Co Census:
        Robert Age 32: Andrea Age 29, Harriet Age 5, Moses E Age 4. Sen?? Age 5, Hiram Age 2, Enfield C Age 4 Months.
        3...Henrietta Belcher B 1840 T Co Va Listed Age 10
        4...Nancy J. Belcher B: 1842 T Co Va Listed Age 8
        5...Isham P. Belcher B: 1844 T Co Va Listed Age 6
        Married: Nancy?: Lived At Mercer Cou Ky In 1888 When Dau.
        Mary E. Belcher Died: Age 11: Mary E. Belcher, June 5, 11 Years,
        D/O Isham &Amp; Nancy Belcher, B. Mercer Co, Ky.
        6...James Edward Belcher B: 1846 T Co Va Listed Age 4

          1880 Census
          James E. Belcher Age 35
          Amanda Age 36
          Nancy R Age 13
          Mary Age 9
          India Age 7
          Mlee Age 3 Son
          Ida Age 4 Months
          Willia Matthall Age 24 Servant

        7...Samuel T. Belcher B: 1847 T Co Va Listed Age 3
          1880 Tazewell County Virginia Census Has Samuel Belcher Age 33
          And Harriet Belcher Age 23

          Harriet Is A Compton Might Have Been Dau Of Cornelius And Jane Compton Living 4 Houses Up In The 1880 Census:

          1900 Census Of Tazewell County Virginia
          Samuel Belcher Age 52 Born August 1847
          Harriet L Age 48 Born Sept 1856
          Robert L Age 19 Born March 1881
          William Age 17 Born June 1882
          Charles G Age 14 Born June 1885
          James L Age 10 Born May 1889
          Gratten ? Age 8 Born Sept 1891
          Jennie B Age 6 Born Feb 1894
          Walter L Age 8 Months Born Feb 1900

          Hiram And Nancy Compton Is Living Next Door He Is Age 50 Might Be Harriets Brother.

          With Dorthia Tabor Age 12 Living In Household Listed As Grandaughter
          Lots Of Tabor's In The Census Living Near These Belcher's

        8...Sarah B: 1851
        9...Ellen B: 1853
        10..Harriet B: 1856

      3...William Floyd Belcher Jr.
      Born 1814 Tazewell Co Va.

      Died: Sept 05,1864 Bud, Wyoming Co. WV.
      Buried: Belcher Mountain, McDowell County Wv

      Link to William Floyd hr and son Paris's tombstone online

      He Married Mary Milam January 25, 1838 In Tazewell Co. Va, Daughter Of John Milam And Barbara Shrader. She Was Born 1819 In Tazewell Co., Virginia, And Died In Ky.

      William Floyd Belcher Jr Listed Tazewell Co Va 1 Oct 1850: 32 Acres On Dividing Ridge Between Elkhorn And Tug; Grant 104 P. 206
      1 Nov 1853 Tazewell Co Va 96 Acres Dividing Elkhorn And Tug Grant: 109 P 224
      10 Jan 1856 Tazewell Co Va 84 Acres On Elkhorn Creek Of Tug River
      Grant: 112 P 166
      1 Oct 1857 Tazewell Co 67 Acres On Elkhorn Grant 114 P 217

      William Floyd Belcher Jr. And (Mary) Polly, His Wife, Owned A Large Area Of Land On Burke Mountain, Called Belcher Mountain In The Early Days. They Lived There Most Of The Time Until About 1858, When, For Some Reason, They Moved Into A Large Log House Near Where Valley Springs School Is Located At Bud, WV.
      William Floyd Belcher Jr. Was Killed During The War Between The States, Along With His 17-Year-Old Son Pearis, By Rebel Raiders, Or In The Words Of His Granddaughter, Elizabeth "Daisy" Belcher, By "Southern Guerillas."

      It Was From The Log House At Bud That, On September 5, 1864,William Jr Belcher Was Taken And Put On A Large Chestnut Log At The Edge Of The Yard And Shot To Death While His Wife Polly And Children Watched From The Cabin Door. Their 17-Year-Old Son Paris Slipped Out The Back Door And Was Running Through The Back Yard On His Way For Help When He Was Shot In The Back And Killed.

      Evidently, William Floyd Belcher, Jr. And His Son Pearis Had Come Home For A Short Rest When This Unfortunate Set Of Events Took Place. At The Time Of His Death, William Was 50 Years Old And The Father Of 14 Children, At Least Two Of Whom, In Addition To Paris, Had Also Served In The Union Army (Andrew And John).
      The Murderers Were Called Confederate Raiders. After They Murdered William And Pearis Belcher, They Took All Of The Livestock And Food Supplies That Polly Had, Except For One Pone Of Cornbread Which She Had Managed To Hide From Them, Under The Straw Mattress.

      Both William And Pearis Were Buried On Belcher (Burke) Mountain Above Keystone, Wv. Their Bodies Were Taken Back There From Bud And Buried On A Little Point North Of His House On Their Farm. The Two Are Buried In One Grave With A Headstone Inscribed: "William Belcher And Son Porris (Pearis) Belcher, Union Army, Sept. 5, 1864." There Are Two Foot Stones: One Is Inscribed "W.B." And The Other, "P.B." These Were The First Graves At The Cemetery.
      Mary "Polly" Milam Belcher Stayed In The Log House At Bud And Reared Her Children There. (See Notes For Her.)
      (Most Of The Above Has Been Taken From "The Genealogy Of The William Floyd Belcher, Sr. Family" By Charles Bower.)

      Polly's Father, John Turner Milam, Owned Much Land In Different Areas Of (Present) Mcdowell And Wyoming Counties. His Home Place Was At Elkhorn Township, Now Elkhorn, And The First Area In Mcdowell County To Be Laid Out As A Township. John Turner Milam Died In 1866, And Members Of His Family, For Reasons Unknown, Failed To Pay The Taxes The Following Two Years On The Tract Of Land Listed On The Book As The Elkhorn Township, Which Consisted Of 68.9 Acres. (The Reader Should Keep In Mind That His Death Came Right After The Civil War, Which Had Taken A Great Toll In This Region, Right On The Border Of Va And What Had Become Wv. Polly Herself Had Lost Her Husband And Her 17-Year-Old Son, And Was Trying To Raise The Rest Of Her Family Alone With No Money.)

      In The Year Of 1869, The State Sold The Elkhorn Township For Back Taxes. "Polly," Who Was The Oldest Daughter Of John Turner And Barbara Shrader Milam, The Mother Of 14 Children, And Now The Widow Of William Floyd Belcher, Jr., Was At The Sale To Bid On Her Parents' Old Homeplace At Elkhorn. Mrs. Belcher, Whose Home Was At Bud, Wyoming County, West Virginia, Paid The Back Taxes On The Elkhorn Township For The Years Of 1867 And 1868. (Her Father Had Died In 1866.) In Addition To The Taxes On The Elkhorn Township For Two Years, She Paid The Court Cost Of The Sale And The Surveyor's Fee, All Of Which Cost Her A Total Of 82 Cents. After The Usual Waiting Period Of One Year She Was Given A Deed To The Elkhorn Township In 1870, For A Total Cost Of 82 Cents, By The State.

      1850 Census of Tazewell Co. Va
      William Belcher age 36
      Polly (Mary) age 29
      Barbary age 10
      Betsy age 8
      Sarah age 6
      Andy age 5
      John age 4
      Paris age 3
      Peggy age 2
      Allen age 1
      Betsy Morgan age 22

      Andrew Milam and Davis Milam living next door

      1860 McDowell County VA/WV Census
      household #185
      William age 45 farmer $500
      Mary age 41
      Andrew age 17
      John age 16
      Paris age 13
      Margaret age 12
      Henry age 7
      Mary A. age 5
      Charlotte age 3
      William age 2
      Noah age 4 months

      Allen is not listed in 1860 Census may have died

      Children:
        1...Barbara Belcher B 1840 T Co Va Died 1921
        Married: #1 Harrison Groce
        Married: #2 Byron Burke
        Married: #3 William Washington Workman
        2... Elizabeth (Betsy) Belcher B 1842
        Married: David Bishop age 25, 18 June 1866
        He was born in Logan co. WV. Parents David and Sarah Bishop
        3...Sarah Belcher B 1843 T Co Va Listed Age 6 Died 1943 Wyoming County Wv
        Married: John W.Bishop: Jan 18 1866
        Children: Mary Ann, Polly,John Turner,William Patton, Sarah, Alifair, W Rebecca Jane, David Crockett Bishop
        4...Andrew Belcher B 1845 T Co Va Listed Age 5

        5...John Turner Belcher 2 May 1844 T Co Va
        Married: #1 Sintha Lambert age 20 (Cynthia)
        daughter of Samuel Lambert
        Married: #2 Winnie Mullins
        Part Of The Land Owned By John Turner Belcher Was A Parcel Of 2000+ Acres Which Had Been Owned By Tobias And Margaretta Belcher. Then It Had Been Sold By The Belcher's In 1868 To Samuel Lambert, Father Of Cynthia (W/O John Turner Belcher), Nancy, Issac, Lucinda, Susanna, And Matilda Lambert. John Turner Belcher Bought Out The Rest Of The Heirs To This Land After Samuel Lambert Died. The Deed Was Recorded 25 Times In July 1887. At Cynthia's Death In 1891, 7 Of Her 8 Children Were Under Age. Samuel Lambert's Heirs Were Listed As Follows: Peter Cline And Wife Nancy Cline, Lucinda Lambert, W.R. Belcher And Susanna Belcher, M.W. Browing And Matilda Browning, And Cynthia Belcher.
          1860 Census, McDowell Co, Va, Family 185. "First Families Of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, Page 32. "Heritage Of McDowell Co, Wv...", Page 99.
          John Belcher Married First, Cynthia , Second Winnie Mullins. "Welch And Its People", Marino, Lawrence L. Belcher Article, Page 7. Lawrence L. Belcher, Born 30 July 1884, Was Son Of John Turner And Cynthia
          "Winnie" Lambert Belcher. This Cynthia Could Be The Daughter Of Samuel Lambert, Rin 2564. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, Wv, Complied By William A. March, Page 763.
          Elkhorn District, Page 003. Listed As Head Of Household, Age 36, Born In Va
          Also Listed Is Wife: Cynthia, Age 30, And Children, William T., Age 9, Paris, Age 7, Peggy Jane, Age 5, And Laura Ann, Age 2. "Marriage Records Of McDowell Co, Vv,...", Page 4. Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, Page 123.
          1900 Census, McDowell Co, Wv, Brown's Creek District, Page 114b, Family #681.

          Children:
          1... William T.15 Belcher, Born March 07, 1871 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died 1915 In Snohomish County, Washington.
          2... Pearis (Paris) Belcher, Born February 12, 1876 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died February 08, 1940 In Keystone, West Virginia.
          3... Margaret Jane Belcher, Born September 01, 1875 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia. 4... Laura Ann Belcher, Born May 18, 1877 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died October 1916 In Welch, West Virginia.
          5... John Laben Belcher, Born November 03, 1880 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died April 21, 1904 In Keystone, West Virginia.
          Burial: Belcher Cemetery (Burke) Mountain, Mcdowell Co, West Virginia Cause Of Death: Fell Off A Ladder
          6... Lawrence Levi Belcher, Born July 30, 1884 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died February 08, 1960 In Keystone, West Virginia.
          7... Nancy Arminta Belcher, Born December 15, 1886. She Married Hollowell ? In Langley, South Carolina.
          An Alternate Date Of Birth In Bible For "Arminty Belcher" Is 1881.
          She And Her Husband Resided In Warrensville, North Carolina.
          8...Amanda J. Belcher, Born May 16, 1889 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died February 16, 1898 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia.
          Family Tradition Holds That She Played Too Close To The Open Hearth, Her Clothes Caught Fire, A Churn Of Buttermilk Was Thrown On Her To Extinguish The Flames, But She Seriously Burned And Died Very Soon Thereafter.

          Children Of John Belcher And Winnie Mullins Are:
            1... Elizabeth Mae Belcher, Born March 08, 1894 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died February 19, 1991 In Beckley, West Virginia.
            2... Delila Ann Belcher, Born April 08, 1893 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died July 17, 1975.
            3... Dr. Wirt Robert Belcher, Born April 24, 1896 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died May 08, 1952.
            4... Mary Madeline Belcher, Born October 03, 1898 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died June 02, 1993 In Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia. She Married (1) Joseph Reynolds. She Married (2) Robert Edmunds.
            5... Dr. Job Oscar Belcher, Born September 20, 1901 In Belchertown, (Keystone), West Virginia; Died December 30, 1980 In Chesapeake, Virginia.


        6...Paris (Pearis> Belcher B 1847 Tazewell Co. Virginia
        William Floyd Belcher Jr. Was Killed During The War Between The States, Along With His 17-Year-Old Son Pearis 1864
        "Paris, trying to run to (the) cabin to warn of approaching Rebels, was shot in the back. His father, William, was taken and shot while his family looked on. Both were buried in a common grave on Burke Mountain on the old Belcher farm above the town of Keystone

        7...Peggy (Margaret) Belcher B Sept 9 1848 Tazewell Co. Va.
        Died March 26 1934
        Married:#1 18 Feb 1871: Lewis Hunt Age 25
        Name Of Parents Henry and Sarah Hunt
        Lewis Hunt Was From Welch, West Virginia At The Time Of His Marriage To Margaret "Peggy" Belcher, But Later Moved His Family To Huntington, West Virginia. July 14, 1854, And Died May 06, 1942.

        8...Allen Belcher B 1849 T Co Va Listed Age 1

        9...Anna Belcher:

        Born April 1858 In Wyoming County, West Virginia, And Died 1930 In Wyoming County, West Virginia. She Married John Thomas Lester April 24, 1875 In Raleigh County, West Virginia, Son Of Abner Lester And Mariah Wolff.

        10...Mary Ann Belcher Born 1854
        July 14, 1854, And Died May 06, 1942. She Married Powell Lusk, Son Of Floyd Lusk And Clarissa Lambert. He Was Born February 25, 1852, And Died May 24, 1912

        11...Charlotte Belcher Born 1856
        Born July 02, 1856 In Wyoming County, West Virginia, And Died May 10, 1947 In Greenbrier Co., West Virginia. She Married Owen Sizemore July 07, 1876 In Wyoming County, West Virginia, Son Of Edward Sizemore And Malinda Workman.
        Charlotte And Owen Lived In Spanishburg, West Virginia During The Time Their Children Were Growing Up. They Moved To Greenbrier County Around 1900. Their Children Resided In White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

        12..William Floyd Belcher born 1858

        13..Noah born 1859
        Noah Had Several Children Listed:
        These Are Noah Belchers Children:
          1...John Henry B: 1888 Married Cosby Bailey
          2...Caroline B 1892 M Robert Cooper
          3...Elizabeth Belcher B 1895 M William Dickerson And Clarence Cooper
          4...Lewis Belcher Married Cora Lusk
          5...Sylvia Belcher
          6...Leon Belcher
          7...Sadie

      4...Bartley Belcher
      B: 1816 Tazewell Co Va
      Married: Sarah Tabor (Sally) B: 1817 Listed Age 33 Married 1836
      Listed In 1830 Russel Co Census:

      1850 Tazewell County Va
      Bartley Belcher age 34
      Sally age 33
      James W. age 12
      Martha age 10
      Obediah age 7
      Henrietta age 5
      Claddy age 3
      Moses E age 9 months

      1860 Tazewell County Va.
      Bartley Belcher age 45 Farmer $800
      Sarah age 43
      Obediah age 18
      Henrietta age 15
      Hardy age 13 son(Claddy)
      Nancy E. age 9
      America L. dau.age 4
      Juline V dau.age 2

      1870 Mercer county West Va
      Bartley age 54
      Sarah age 53
      America L age 14B Julina V age 12
      Children:
        1...James William Belcher B 1838 T Co Va Listed Age 12
        2...Martha Belcher B: 1840 T Co Va Listed Age 10
        3...Obediah Belcher B: 1843 Listed Age 7 T Co Va
        4...Henrietta Belcher B: 1845 T Co Va Listed Age 5
        5...Claddy (1860 Census says Hardy (son) Belcher B: 1847 T Co Va Listed Age 3
        6...Moses E. Belcher B: 1849 T Co Va Listed 9 1/2 Mths
        7...Nancy E born 1851
        8...America L born 1856
        9...Juline V. born 1858

      5...Peter Belcher
      B: 1818 Tazewell Co Va Listed Age 32 1850 Census
      Died:10 Sept 1892 Wyoming County West Virginia:,
      Buried: Wiley Bower Cemetery Wyoming County Wva
      Married: Nancy Wolf B: 1823 Married: 1842 T Co Va
      Tazewell Co Land Abstracts: 31 Oct 1848, 155 A. Dividing Ridge Of Tug River And Elkhorn Waters 101 P.91 87 A. On Laurel Creek Of Elkhorn Fork Of Tug River 2 March 1857: 113 P 490

      1850 Tazewell County Census
      Peter Belcher age 32
      Anna age 27
      James age 7
      Andrew age 3
      Martha J age 6 months
      Isaac Rose age 15

      1860 McDowell County Va/Wv Census
      Peter Belcher age 44 farmer $1000
      Anna Belcher age 34
      James age 15
      Andy age 11
      Matilda age 5
      Martha J. Not mentioned

        Children
        1...James Belcher B: 1843 T Co Va Listed Age 7
        2...Andrew Jackson Belcher B: 1847 T Co Va Listed Age 3
        Married Matilda Wyatt Dau Of Milea Wyatt:
          Children:
          1...Laura Belcher
          2...Miles Belceher
          3...Nora Jane Belcher
          4...George Belcher
          5...Floyd Kinley Belcher B 1885 D 5-17-1934
          Married: 1 Sept 1909 Sarah Elizabeth Lane Age 17 P/O/B Wyoming Co., Wv
          Parents: J.J.Cosby Lane
          6...Riley Belcher B 2-15-1901 Died 5-9-1982:
          Married: Minerva Milam
          7...Mary (Bessie) Belcher B 202501904 D 10-26-1987
          Andrew Belcher, Age 34, Married On 20 Mar 1887, Matilda Wyatt, Age 20, Born
          Allegahney Co, Nc. Married At V.M. Wyatt's.
          1900 Census, Wyoming Co, Wv, Transcribed By Pauline Haga.
          Center District, Family #281.
          Listed As Andrew Belcher, Age 52, Head Of Household.

        3...Martha Jane Belcher B: 1849 Listed 6 1/2 Months
        Isaac Rose Age 15 Listed Living With Them Probably A Farm Laborer
        4...Caroline Belcher
        5...Matilda Belcher Married Floyd M. Toler
        Floyd M. Toler, Age 23, Born In Wyoming Co, Wv, Married On 16 Apr 1877
        Matilda Belcher, Age 22, Also Born In Wyoming Co, Wv.
        Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, Page 25.
        He Was Age 23, Born In Wyoming Co, Va. 1870 Census, Wyoming Co, Wv, Center Dist, At Rockview "Marriage Records Of Wyoming Co, Wv..", Vol 1, Haga, Page 82.
        Floyd M. Toler, Age 23, Born In Wyoming Co, Wv, Married On 16 Apr 1877 Matilda Belcher, Age 22, Also Born In Wyoming Co, Wv. 1880 Census, Wyoming Co, Wv, Compiled By William A. Marsh, Vol 4, Page 751.
        Center Township, Page 015. Listed As Matilda Toler, Age 23, In Household Of Husband, Floyd M. Toler. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, Wv, Transcribed By Pauline Haga. Center District, Family #282.
        Listed As Matilda Toler, Age 43, In Household Of Husband, Floyd Toler 6...Mary A Belcher

      6...Benjamin Belcher
      B: 1817 Tazewell Co Va Died April 13 1890 Baileysville Wyoming County Va
      Married Susannah Lester Born 1817, Dau Of Abner Hulen Lester And Rebecca Whitt
      Married: 4 June 1840 : Benjamin Belcher Abstracted Va Grants Of Tazewell Co:
      31 Aug 1840, 33 A. On Big Creek Waters Of Sandy 103 P. 655
      30 Aug 1845, 20 A. On Dividing Ridge Between Elkhorn And Tug 96 P. 723
      30 Aug 1845, 30 A. On A Spur Dividing Elkhorn And Tug 96 P. 724
      30 Jun 1847, 24 A. On Elkhorn Fork Of Tug River 99 P. 3
      1 Oct 1852, 93 A. On Peery Camp Fork Of Clear Fork Of Tug River 107 P. 632
      2 May 1853, 50 A. At The Mouth Of The Long Branch Of Big Creek 108 P. 399
      1 Feb 1856, 105 A. Big Branch Of Clear Fork Of Tug 112 P. 218

      1850 Census Tazewell County Va Family 774 Pate 271 b
      Benjamin Belcher age 31
      Susan age 30
      Pracy age 9
      Nancy age 5
      Daniel age 4
      Abner age 2
      Sally age 4 months

      1860 McDowell County Va/Wv Census
      Benjamin Belcher abe 41
      Susan Belcher age 40
      Pricy age 19
      Nancy age 15
      Daniel age 14
      Abner age 12
      Lewis age 10
      William age 8
      Milly age 6
      John age 4

      Children:
        1...Pricey Belcher
        Born 1837 Died 1894 Married #1:Abner Hulen Lester
        Son Of James Lester And Sydney Payne:
        Abner Hulen Born July 7 1837 In Tazewell County Lester Served In Union Army
        Buried: Vance Cemetery, Bradshaw Mountain, McDowell Co., Wv
        Married: #2 Thomas Mitchem: About 1862
        Children:
          1...Arminta Lester B 1-1855:
          2...Turner Mitchem B 1870 W Va Died 1-1921 Mcdowell Co Wva
          3...Phillip Mitchem B 1874 Mcdowell Co Va:
        2...Lacy Belcher B: 1841 T Co Va Listed Age 9
        3...Nancy Jane Belcher B April 1846 T Co Va Listed Age 5
        Married: John W. Knuckles
        August 15 1866 Wyoming County Wv
        4...Daniel Shockey Belcher 18 Apr 1847 T Co Va Listed Age 4
        Married Margaret Louise Milam 12-14-1867 Mcdowell Cowva
        Dau Of Andrew Milan And Jane Milam:
        Name Of Groom And Name Of Bride Daniel Belcher Age 25......Margaret Milam Age 21
        P/O/B Tazewell Co., And Va A P/O/B Tazewell Co., Va Name Of Parents
        Benjamin &Amp; Susan Belcher
        Andrew D. And Jane Milam Date 14 Dec 1867 Book# 1 Page # 52
        Children:
          1...John Andrew Belcher B 8-6-1870 Va
          2...Sarah Elizabeth Belcher B 1872
          3...Rosa Belle Belcherb 1874
          4...Christina Belcher B 1876
          5...William Belcher B 1878
        5...Abner) Belcher
        B: 1848 T Co Va Listed Age 2 Died 1886
        "1850 Census Tazewell Co Va Family 774 Pate 271b:
        1860 Census Mcdowell Co Wva Family 210"First Families Of Mcdowell Co Wva P36
        1870 Census Mcdowell Co Wva Elkhorn Township P3 Family 24 Listed As Abner H. Belcher Age22
        In Household Of Father Benjamin Belcher"

        6...Sally Belcher B: 1849 T Co Va Listed Age 4 1/2 Months
        7...William Randolph Belcher B 1852 T Co Va Died 1916 Married:
        Suzannah Lambert
        8...Milly Permilla Belcher B 1 M13 1853
        9...John Columbus Belcher B 1856 T Co Va Died 3 Mar 1925 Mossy Creek
        Married Mary Jane Burks 1877
        10..Christian Belcher B 24 Dec 1857
        11..Elizabeth Belcher B 1861 Died 1912 Married: Elis Burks
        "Listed In Household Of Father Benjamin Belcher Age 9 1870 Census Of Mcdowell Co Wva
        12...Peter Belcher B: About 1864 Died 1-22-1922 Mcdowell Co Wva
        Married Lydia Sizemore Dau Of Edward Sizemore And Malinda Workman
        Mcdowell Co Wva: Peter And Lydia Are Buried Algoma Cem Mcdowell Co Wva
        Child Listed For Peter: Lillie Mae B 1898 Married Andrew Jackson Mullens
        Photo and Information on This line


      7...Tobias Belcher
      Born: 1824 Tazewell Co Va
      Listed Age 26 Farmer 200 Acres Died: 1903

      Married: #1 Margaret (Peggy) Milam 15 Mar 1845 B: 1828

      Married: #2 Jane Cartwright

      Tazewell Co Land Abstracts 115 A.
      Bottom Creek And Laurel River 101 P/ 145
      1 Feb 1851 20 A On Elkhorn Creek, Tug Creek 105 P 23
      10 Jan 1856, 172 A. On Daniels Creek 112 P. 164
      10 Jan 1856, 35 A. On Elkhorn Creek 112 P. 165

      1850 Census, Tazewell Co, Va, Family 749, Page 269b.
      1860 Census, McDowell Co, WF, Family 188. "First Families Of Mcdowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, Page 32. "Annals Of Tazewell...", Harman, Vol I, Page 126. "Welch And Its People", Marino, Page 14. Married Second Margaretta Jane Cartwright. "Heritage Of McDowell Co, WV...", Pages 98/99.
      Does Not Mention Second Marriage To M. Jane Cartwright.
      Son Of William Floyd And Sarah Kingrey Belcher, Sr. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied By William A. March, Page 763. Elkhorn District, Page 005. Listed As Tobias Belcher, Age 59, Head Of Household, Born In Va.
      1850 Tazewell County Virginia Census
      Tobias age 26
      Margaret age 24
      John age 5
      Owen age 3
      Christiana age 2

      1860 McDowell County Va/WV Census
      Tobias Belcher age 37 $1500 farmer
      Margaret age 35
      John age 14
      Owen age 12
      Christina age 10
      Elizabeth age 8
      James age 6
      William age 5
      Isaac age 4
      Arminta age 3
      Lewis age 9 months

      1870 Census McDowell Co. WV
      Tobias age 46
      Margaret age 40
      John age 23
      Owen age 22
      Christeener age 20
      Isabell age 19
      James age 17
      Wlliam age 15
      Isaac age 13
      Arminta age 12
      Lewis age 10
      Martha age 8
      Barbary age 6
      Cosby age 2
      baby not named age 9 months

      1880 McDowell Co. Census
      Tobias age 59
      Margaret age 55
      Arminta age 21
      Lewis age 20
      Barbary age 16
      Cosby age 16
      Tobias age 9
      John Belcher next door
      age 35 and wife Pegga age daughter clerra
      William age 25 brother
      Isaac age 23 brother

      Tobias Belcher, Age 60, Widowed, Born In Tazewell Co, Va, Son Of William M.
      Belcher, Married On 14 Feb 1887 Jane Cartwright, Age 56, Born In Logan Co,
      Wv, Daughter Of Moses And Clary Cartwright.

      1900 Census, Wyoming Co, Wv,
      Center District, Family #205.
      Listed As Tobias Belcher, Age 81, Widowed,
      In Household Of Son-In-Law, Ballard P. Byrd.

      Ballard Byrd age 26 born 1874 WV
      Arminta age 44 born WV
      Tobias son age 2
      Tobias Belcher father in law age 81 born Jan 1819 WV
      Ballard's brother Stephen living next door.
      Children:
          1...John T. (Doc) Belcher
          B: 1845 T Co Va Listed Age 5
          Served With Kentucky Yankee Chasers Enlisted Co F 2-28-1863
          Died 1905
          Married #1 Charlotte Bell 31 May 1881
          Married: #2 Charlotte Lusk 5 Oct 1871
          Dau Of Floyd Lusk And Clarissa Lambert She Was Born 3-21-1855 D 1938

          1860 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Family 188. "First Families Of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, Page 32 Married Charlotte Lusk On 5 Oct 1871 In Wyoming Co, Wv.
          "Welch And Its People", Marino, Page 14. Wyoming Co Marriages, 1854-1910, Turner, Page 24. "Marriage Records Of Wyoming...", Vol 1, Haga, Page 8. Married Charlotte Lusk. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Complied By William A. March, Page 763.
          Elkhorn District, Page 005. Listed As John Belcher, Age 35, As Head Of Household, Married; However, His Wife Is Not Listed. Only His Children Pegga, Age 7, And Clerra, Age 5, Are Listed. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, Wv, Elkhorn Township, Page 9, Family #53. Listed As John Belcher, Age 23, In Household Of Father, Tobias Belcher

            Children:
              1...Tobias Belcher Married Lillian Drucilla Belcher
              Children: William Owen Belcher And Toby Belcher:
              2...Polly Belcher
              Charlotte Lusk:
              3...Margaret (Peggy) Belcher B 1879 D 7-26-1948
              4...Clarissa (Clara) Belcher B 11-1877 D 1-31-1967
              5....Mary Belcehr M: Blaine Carozier
              6...James Belcher
              7...Floyd Belcher Married: Ann Huffman
              Date 12 May 1896 Anne Hufman Age 18
              Parents George Hufman Married By G.T. Mcclure
              8....Ranson Allen Belcher B: Oct 10: 1882 D 5-17-1917
          2...Owen Belcher B: 1847 T Co Va Listed Age 3
          Married: Barbara Cartwright:
          Belcher Born: 5-15-1870 D Oct 21 1951
          Marriage Record:
          Name Of Groom And Name Of Bride
          Owen Belcher Age 24 ......Barbary Cartwright Age 22
          P/O/B Tazewell Co., Va And P/O/B Tazewell Co., Va
          Name Of Parents Tobias & Amp; Margaret Belcher
          Moses &Amp; Clary Cartwright Date 20 May 1871 Book# 1 Page # 97
          Owen And Barbara Cartwright Belcher Sold 945 Acres To A Land Trader For $100 In Cash And "Other Valuable Considerations" Not Listed. "Other Valuable Considerations" Might Be Guns, Oxen, Cows, Horses, Bee Gums, And Hogs. Most Of The Land Of Mcdowell County Was Sold Fairly Cheap.

          1880 Census of McDowell Co. WV
          Owen Belcher age 33
          Barbary age 29
          Christinia age 7
          Ballard age 5
          Moses Age 4
          William O age 2
          Peggy Jane age 5 months
          next door to John Hunt. and next to Christina Hunt his sister

              Both Are Buried: Old Belcher Cemetery, Belcher Mountain
              1...Christine Belcher
              2...Ballard Belcher Born 1875
              3...Moses Anderson Belcher born 1876
              4...William Owen Belcher Jr. Born May 19 1878
              5...Margaret Belcher Born 1880
              6...Tobias Belcher Born April 18 1882 Died June 23 1966
              7...James H. Belcher, Born January 17 1886, Died June 22 1960
                1...Christina Belcher B: 1872 Mcdowell County Wv Date 24 Dec 1895 Book # 2 Page # 208 Name Of Groom And Name Of Bride Wiley Bowerage 25 Wyoming County Wva And Christina Belcher Age 25 P/O/B Mcdowell Co., Wv Parents Hamilton &Amp; Jane Bower Parents Owen &Amp; Barbara Belcher Married By J. W. Simpson
                2...Ballard James Belcher Born: 1875 (SEE Below) Married: Date 2 July 1897 Elvira Harris Mother: Bettie Harris by 1930 Logan County West Va. Census Ballard is listed as being married to Dortha, second wife age 17.
                3...Moses Anderson Belcher born 1876 Married: Matilda
                William born 1899 McDowell Co. West Va.
                4...William Owen Belcher Jr.
                5...Peggy Jane Belcher (Margaret) Born: 1880 Married: 21 Mar 1896 Jef. Davis Bowen Age 33 Peggy Jane Belcher Age 16 Son of Hanibal and Jane Bowen Married By J.W. Simpson
                6...Tobias Belcher jr born 1882
                7...James H. Belcher


                Ballard Belcher
                Ballard Belcher Born: 1875
                Married: Date 2 July 1897 Elvira Harris dau. of Bettie Harris by 1930 Logan County West Va. Census Ballard is listed as being married to Dortha his second wife.
                Children:
              1...Alford born 1893
              2...Albert born 1896
              3...Authur born 1901
              4...Arnold born 1906
              Married: Ollie born 1907
              Cobert son born 1923
              Golda born 1825
              5...Ermine born 1910 This is also Spelled, Hermon and Armond in a couple of census records. Since the other sons are spelled with an A. It is quite possible his name was spelled Armine.
              6...Oney born 1917 (Donna) Donna married a Ward.
              7...Luceal born 1925 (Lucille) Married a Parsons lived in Gallipolis Ohio.
              8...Denver Ballard. 1927 died Sept 27 1998 Logan Co. West Va. age 71 Buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill Logan County. Married: Rose Cassidy
              Children:
              Vanessa Belcher Hicks
              David Belcher
              Denver Ray Belcher
              9...Leander born 1930 second wife Dortha was his mother.
              10..Regina J. born 1933 married a Mills lived in Mallory died Dec.1998


              Ermine Belcher:
              Married 1929: Child listed as Jesse.

        3...Christina Belcher B: 1848 T Co Va Listed Age 2
        Died: March 18, 1930
        Married: William Hunt 20 July 1872
        Son of Henry age 58 and Susan age 59 Hunt. Raleigh co. Va. 1880 Name Of their daughter Rebecca age 20 was still at home
        Their son Lewis Hunt lived next door. age 34 wife Margaret.

        1880 Census McDowell County
        Christina Hunt head of household
        son Tobias Hunt age 7 born 1873
        James N. age 6 born 1874
        Eliza J age 5 born 1875
        Sarah J. age 4 born 1876.
        William is not listed at this time of Census* July 10, 1880* in this household.
        He is, however, listed in the local Jail in Raleigh County WV. It doesnt say why and he apparently didnt stay in long since Christina had a child in 1882
        John Hutcheson jailer
        William Hunt age 26 born WV parents KY prisoner
        James Heagar age 25 born Va parents Wv prisoner

        John H. Hunt her husband William's Brother is living next door

        wife Elizabeth age 28

          1...James H age 8
          2...Sarah J age 6
          3...Lewis F age 2
          4...George W age 1 month born 1879

        1900 McDowell co. Census
        W. G Hunt age 47 born 1852 Va parents Ky
        Christina wife age 51 born 1847 Va parents Va
        married 28 years and mother of 10 children

        William G. Jr age 18 born 1882
        John H. Hunt age 15 born 1855
        Lewis born 1887 age 13
        Isaac born 1890 age 10
        George born 1893 age 7 George Again maybe first George died??
        S.B.dau
        Christina is listed in McDowell County WV 1920 Census age 72 as head of household.Living alone.

        next door is John H. Hunt her son and his wife Lillian
          1...Tobias Hunt born 1873 2...James N. Hunt born 1874
          3...Eliza J Hunt born 1875
          4...Sarah J.Hunt born 1876.
          5...William G. Jr age 18 born 1882
          6...John H. Hunt age 15 born 1855
          7...Lewis born 1887 age 13
          8...Isaac born 1890 age 10
          9...George born 1893 age 7 George Again maybe first George died??
          10..S.B.dau

        4...Elizabeth Belcher B: 1850
        Name Of Groom And Name Of Bride John H. Hunt Elizabeth Belcher Age 21 P/O/B Tazewell Co., Va Age 21 P/O/B Tazewell Co., Va
        Name Of Parents Henry and Sarah Hunt
        Tobias and Peggy Belcher Date 18 Nov 1871 Book# 1 Page # 102


        5...James

        6...William Belcher Born 1854
        McDowell County, West Virginia, And Died October 11, 1923. He Married (1) Sally Hunt, Daughter Of Henry Hunt And Sarah Lowe. He Married (2) Clary England March 14, 1881 In Mcdowell County, West Virginia, Daughter Of Sherdon England And Sarah. She Was Born 1861 In Mcdowell County, West Virginia.
        Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, Page 110
        William Belcher, Age 27, Born Mcdowell Co, Wv, Son Of Tobias And Margaret Married On 14, Mar 1881 Crerra England, Age 20 Born Mcdowell Co, Wv, Daughter Of Sherdon And Sarah England.

        1900 McDowell County West Va Census
        William age 49
        Clary age 40
        John age 19
        Sadie age 17
        Jim age 16
        Barbary age 16
        Marthya ge 10
        William jr age 9
        Rebecca age 6
        Herbert age 4

          Children:
          1...John born 1881
          2...Sadie born 1883
          3...Jim born 1885
          4...Barbary born 1888
          5...Marthy born 1890
          6...William J born 1891
          7...Rebecca female born 1894
          8...Herbert born 1896

        7..Isaac Belcher born 1856/57 Married; March 1880 Elsie Rose of McDowell Co. Wv.

        8...Arminta Belcher born 1858
        Married at age 42 , Ballard Byrd he was 24

        1900 Census, Wyoming Co, Wv.
        Center District, Family #205.
        Listed As Tobias Belcher, Age 81, Widowed,
        In Household Of Son-In-Law, Ballard P. Byrd.
        Ballard Byrd age 26 born 1874 Wv
        Arminta age 44 born WV
        Tobias son age 2
        Tobias Belcher father in law age 81 born Jan 1819 WV

        Arminta Had Nursed And Taken Care Of Her Mother,
        Peggy Milam Belcher, Until She Died. Then She Did The Same For Her Stepmother, Jane Cartwright Belcher, Until Her Death. Finally, Her Father Tobias Became An Invalid And Thus Her Patient Also. In The Meantime, Arminthia Had Married At 50 Years Of Age, So She And Her Husband Ballard Byrd Lived In The Belcher Home So She Could Be Caregiver To All Her Parents.
        Tobias Had Given The Most Valuable Part Of His Proerty To His Daughter Arminthia For "Good And Faithful Service." In 1912, Her Husband Ballard Byrd Sold The Old Tobias Belcher Farm To Campbell Bazzie.
        When The Bazzie Family Bought The Old Tobias Belcher Farm From Tobias' Son-In-Law, Ballard Byrd, After Tobias' Death, There Were Three Small Sets Of Tombstones In A Building. One Of Them Was Inscribed "Tobias Belcher 1903." Tobias And His Two Wives Were Buried In The Field On The Old Farm At Skin Fork, But Apparently No One Ever Bothered To Erect The Tombstones. The Burial Place Is No Longer A Cleared Field; It Has Become A Quiet Little Family Cemetery In The Woods. The Property Is Still Owned By The Bazzie Family, And Three Bazzie Family Members Are Buried In The Little Cemetery Too.

        9...Lewis Belcher
        September 15, 1859, And Died 1927. He Married Margaret Jane Belcher, Daughter Of Andrew Belcher And Sarah Hunt.
        She Was Born December 1869, And Died May 17, 1931.
        Burial: Belcher Mountain Cemetery, Kimball West Virginia

        1900 McDowell County West Virginia Census
        Browns Creek
        Lewis Belcher age 41
        married 16 years 9 children 6 living
        Margaret age 46
        Jane age 13 born 1887
        William J. age 7 born 1893
        Laura Ann age 5 born 1895
        Lewis age 3 born 1897
        John A age 2 born 1898

        1910 Census McDowell County West Va
        Lewis Belcher Sr. age 51
        Margaret age 47
        married 26 years
        William J age 15
        Lewis Jr age 13
        John A age 12
        Floyd age 9
        Ayers age 5
        Leonard age

        Children:
          1...Jane born 1887
          2...William born 1893
          3...Laura Ann born 1893
          4...Lewis born 1897
          5...John A 1898
          6...Floyd born 1891
          7...Ayers born 1895
          8...Leonard

        10...Martha born 1862

        11...Barbary born 1864

        12...Tobias jr. born 1870


    8...Henry Belcher B: 1828 1850 Tazewell Co Va Listed Age 22
    Also Listed Age 28 In 1850 Census: May Be 2 Different Henry's:
    Married: Rebecca Rachel Neely B: 1832 Listed Age 18
    1870 Kanawha County census: after Civil War
    Henry Belcher age 49 farmer $600
    household 149
    Rachel age 40
    (age seems to be wrong here)
    Oscar age 21
    Almeda age 15
    Next door is Henderson at 150
    Children:
      1...Charles L. Belcher B: 1848 T Co Va Listed Age 2
      2...Henderson Belcher born 1851 Married Elizabeth Faulkner (Falkner)
      Henderson Served In The Confederacy:
      Moved To Kanawa County After The War: With Father Henry
      1870 Census of Kanawha County WV
      Henderson Belcher age 28
      Household # 150
      Mary age 28
      Edward Belcher age 4
      Henry C age 6 months

    9...Isaac Belcher

    B: 1830
    Tazewell Co Va Listed Age 20 Died 1888
    Married: Martha Milam Belcher B 1830 Listed Age 20 T Co Va 1850 Census
    Married 19 May 1849
    Isaac Listed Tazewell Co Va Land Abstracts 1 Jul 1856 Isaac And Jefferson
    Osbourne, 10 Acres On North Fork Of Tug River Grant 112 P. 546
    Isaac age 20
    Martha age 20
    Louis Simpson age 19

    1860 McDowell County Va/Wv Census
    Isaac Belcher age 28 farmer $800
    Martha age 7
    Henry age 9
    Tobias age 7
    Rhoda age 5
    James age 3
    Barbary age 2
    James Milam age 20 (martha's brother)

    1870 Census, Mcdowell Co, Wv, Elkhorn District, Page 11, Family #64.
    Children:
      1...Henry Belcher: B: April 1851 McDowell Co. Wva.
      Married Mary "Polly" Workman 17 Jan 1878, Wyoming County West Va.
      1860 Census, McDowell Co Va Household # 160 "First Families Of McDowell Co, Wa, Evans Page 28"

      1870 Census, McDowell Co Wva Elkhorn Dist. Page 11 Household #64, Listed As Henry Belcher Age 19 In Household Of Father Isaac.
      "Marriage Records Of Wyoming Co. Wva Vol 1 Page 8: Henry Belcehrage 24 Born In Tazewell Co, Va Married On 17 Jan 1878 Polly Workman Age 28 Born In Logan County Wva.

      1880 Census Wyoming County, By Wm Marsh Vol4 Pg 692, Barkers Ridge Township Page 009 Listed As Henry Belcher Age 27
      Children:
      Listed 1900 Greenbrier Co Wva Census Falling Springs District Household#34:
        1...Cynthia Belcher (Sinthy) Listed Age 21 In 1900 Greenbrier Co Wvacensus B: Oct 1878
        2...Emanuel (Manuel) Belcher B Feb 1880 Wyoming County Va. Listed Age 20 B Oct 1878 1900 Greenbrier Co Wva Census
        1880 Census Wyoming County Listed Age 4 Months In Household Of Father, Henry Belcher
        3...Jackson Belcher B Feb 1883 Listd Age 17 In 1900 Greenbrier Co. Wva Census
        4...Absalom Belcher B: Jan 1886 Listed Age 14 In 1900 Greenbrier Co. Wva. Census
        5...Varina C. Belcher B; Aug 1888 Listed Age 12 In 1900 Greenbrier Co. Wva. Census
        6...V. Florence Belcher B: May 1889 Age 11 In 1900 Greenbrier Co. Wva. Census
        7...Angelene E. Belcher B: Mar 1891 Age 9 In 1900 Greenbrier Co. Wva. Census
      2...Tobias Belcher
      3...Rhoda Belcher
      4...James F. Belcher
      5...Barbara Belcher
      6...Lavina Belcher
      7...Louisa Belcher
      8...William Belcher
      9...Mary "Polly" Belcher
      10...Isaac Belcher
      Date 26 May 1897 Book # 2 Page # 455 Name Of Groom And Name Of Bride
      Isaac Belcher Age 24 And Ellen M. Hufford Age 16
      P/O/B Mcdowell Co., And P/O/B Tazewell Co., Wv
      Parents Isaac &Amp; Martha Belcher Parents A.S. &Amp; M.L. Hufford

    10...Andy (Andrew) Belcher
    B: 1832 T Co Va Still Living With Parents:
    In 1850 Tazewell Co Census:
    Buried: Belcher Cemetery, Belcher Mountain, Bud Wv
    married: #1 Mary?? 1852
    Married Sarah Ann(Sally) Hunt B 1848 Kentucky: Married 1867 Mcdowell Co Wva
    Listed Tazewell Co Land Grant Abstracts: 40 A. On Ridge Between Big And Dry
    Branches Of North Fork Of Tug Grant No 110 P 220: 1 Aug 1854
    1 Oct 1858 Isaac, 97 Acres On A Spur Dividing Between
    Tug River And Elkhorn 115 P. 498
    Sarah Hunt, Daughter Of Henry Hunt And Sarah. She Was Born May 16, 1848, And Died January 18, 1915.

    1860 McDowell County Va/Wv Census
    Household 161 next to Isaac
    Andrew age 25 farmer $600
    Mary Belcher age 23
    Thomas age 7
    Kinnamon age 5
    Sally age 3
    Sarah age 1

    1880 McDowell Co. Census
    Andrew Belcher age 36
    Sarah A. Age 32
    William F age 12
    Margaret Age 11
    John H. age 9
    Mary J age 7
    Floyd age 6
    James O. age 3

    next door to Owen Belcher, John Hunt, Christina Hunt
    Children:
      1st wife Mary
      1...Thomas age born 1853
      2...Kinnamon born 1855
      Married to: Mary born 1863
      Children Known:
        1...Iva born 1884
        (Ira possibly)
        2...Ethel born 1892
        3...Walter born 1894 Married to Anna
        4...Howard born 1897 Married to Mattie born 1899
        5...John born 1899 Married to Stella
        6...Herman born 1900
        7...Hettie born 1904
      3...Sally born 1857
      4...Sarah born 1859

      second Wife Sarah:
      5...William Floyd Belcher born 1868
      Died 1912 In John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md
      Buried: Belcher Cemetery, Belcher Mountain, Bud Wv
      6...Margaret Jane "Peggy" Belcher born 1869
      7...John Henry Belcher born 1871
      8...Mary Jane Belcher born 1873
      9...Floyd D. Belcher born 1874
      10..James Owen Belcher born 1877
      11..Emmanuel "Dock" Belcher
      12..Andrew Gordon "Gordy" Belcher
      13..George W. Belcher
      George W. Belcher, Born September 21, 1884; Died November 20, 1913.
      He Married Mary Jane Belcher June 02, 1904. He Was Private Detective Cause Of Death: Shot In Back Of Head
      10..Eliza Ann Belcher
      11..Lewis Belcher
      12..Paris Franklin Belcher
      1850 Census, Tazewell Co, Va, Family 742, Page 269.
      1860 Census, Mcdowell Co, Va, Family 185.
      "First Families Of Mcdowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, Page 32.
      Married Sallie A. Hunt, Daughter Of Henry And Sarah Hunt, On 16 May 1867 In

    11...Elizabeth Belcher
    B 1834 Married Thomas Groce: 7 Feb 1850
    1860 Census, McDowell Co, Va, Family 178.
    "First Families Of McDowell Co, West Virginia", Evans, Page 31.
    Thomas Groce Married Elizabeth Belcher On 7 Feb 1850 In Tazewell Co, Va.

    1860 Census McDowell County Va/WV
    Thomas Groce age 29
    Elizabeth age 36
    Sarah age 1 month

    Children:
      1...Sarah born 1859 Virginia

    William Floyd had 2 children by Elizabeth Lambert


    12...Rebecca born 1852


    13...Mary born 1854


    Belcher Genealogy Index.