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120. Chloe Ward ALLEN was born on 17 September 1809.35,100 She died on 21 April 1869 at the age of 59.35

Chloe Ward ALLEN and Carlton BELT were married on 27 August 1828.35 Carlton BELT99,100 was born in 1804 in Ohio.100

1830 Census. Vigo Co IN
Charlton Belt. 2m 20-30. 1f under 5. 1f 20-30 [Chloe Allen]

1840 Census. Harrison, Vigo Co IN
C. Belt. 2m under 5, 1m 10-15, 1m 15-20, 1m 30-40 [Carlton]. 1f 30-40 [Chloe]

Also living in the household in 1850 were a female, America Recard, age 21 born Ky and Charles Wiltshire, age 24, a cooper born in Ohio. Relationship unknown.
Next door to Carlton lived Jared Belt, age 44, also born in Ohio - no doubt a brother to Carlton. Wife Sarah, and children George, John, Carlton, Sarah A., and Samuel. This must be a 2nd marriage of Jared as there is a marriage record: Jared Belt to Sarah Dawson 25 Jun 1842, Vigo Co IN. Children Sarah A. & Samuel ages 4 and 2 are much younger than the others. J. Belt was in the 1840 census in Vigo Co IN, at that time there were 2m under 5, 1m 5-10, 1m 30-40 [probably Jared], 1f 5-10, and 1f age 20-30.

This family is said to have "gone to California". I found them in Wisconsin in 1860.

1860 Census. Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, town of Taycheedah.
p.981, Hh 1061
Charlotte C. Belt, age 56, male, b. Ohio, Farmer
Chloe, age 50, b. New York
Children born in Indiana: Jared age 20, Walter age 17, Helen age 14.
Margaret Weigard, age 21, b. NY, Servant
p.983, Hh 1076
George W. Belt, age 29, b. Indiana
Eliza L, age 23, b. NY
Wallace E., age 2, b. Wisconsin
Mary Mackentyre, age 20, C.L. Teacher, b.NY
p.982 is Myron H. Allen, Chloe's brother.
Hh 885, Empire P.O. was Peter A. Hoskins, wife and child, and his mother Amanda, who was a sister to Chloe.

I found a plat mat of the Township of Taycheedah in 1862. M. H. Allen had property that bordered Lake Winnebago. J. C. Robbins, son-in-law of Myron H. Allen, had property just north of his. C. C. Belt was slightly south of them, although he did not have property bordering the lake.


In 1870, George Belt was still in Taycheedah. He and Eliza had another child - Laura E., age 8. I didn't find his father.

Chloe Ward ALLEN and Carlton BELT had the following children:

201

i.

George W. BELT was born in 1831 in Indiana.100

202

ii.

Elizabeth BELT was born in 1838 in Indiana.100

203

iii.

Jared BELT was born in 1840 in Indiana.100 Probably named for his uncle Jared Belt, living next door in the 1850 Census..

204

iv.

Walter BELT was born in 1843 in Indiana.100

205

v.

Helen BELT was born in 1846 in Indiana.100