THE  BELOTE  FAMILY

Researched and compiled by Marylee Watson Knight


The following information on the early generations was researched and shared by W.F. "Bill" Leatherbury, 10009 Pallisers Terrace, Charlotte NC 28210-7710, (704) 541-7992, E-mail wfl@perigee.net

Additional information was added by Donna Belote Russell, 1210 Calderwood Hwy, Maryville TN 37801, E-mail diamonddonna@mindspring.com

Warner information furnished by Lora Beth Wright, E-mail wrightb@juno.com

Research assistance provided by the late Ned Ford of Jefferson, Marion County, TX.


Generation 1

JOHN BELOTE I was born about 1628 in (?) England.  He died before March 1653-1954 in Northampton, VA, America and was probably buried in that area.  In 1650, in Northampton VA he married BRIDGET (?).  She was born about 1630 in (?) England.
Their known children include:
 1 - ELIZABETH BELOTE 
 2 - ANN BELOTE
 3 - JOHN BELOTE II


Generation 2

ELIZABETH BELOTE was born about 1651 in Northampton VA

ANN BELOTE was born about 1653 in Northampton VA.  She was married to RICHARD ELKES ON 3 Apr 1671 in Accomack VA.  Richard was born in England and died before 6 Oct 1687 in Albermarle NC.  The known child of Ann & Richard is:
 ELIZABETH ELKES was born 7 Nov 1678 in America

JOHN BELOTE II was born about 1655 in Northampton VA.   He died before 28 May 1688 in Northampton VA.  Before 1688 in America he was married to ELIZABETH (?).  She was born in America and died before 17 Nov 1713 in Northampton VA.  The known children of John II & Elizabeth are:
 JOHN BELOTE III
 WILLIAM BELOTE
 EDWARD BELOTE
 JONAS BELOTE


Generation 3

JOHN BELOTE III was born in Virginia and died before 10 Jul 1722 in Northampton VA.  He was married to ANNA STEWART (daughter of Andrew STEWART) before 9 Mar 1708-1709 in Northampton VA.  Anna was born in America and died before 3 May 1722 in Northampton VA.  John III and Anna had the following known children:
 ABIGAIL BELOTE was born before 24 Sep 1713 in Northampton VA
 JOHN BELOTE IV
 WILLIAM BELOTE
 ABEL BELOTE was born in VA
 PATIENCE BELOTE was born in VA
 ELISIA BELOTE was born in VA

WILLIAM BELOTE was born in VA and died before 28 May 1709 in Northampton VA.  In VA he was married to ELIZABETH (?).  William & Elizabeth had the following known children:
 HILLARY BELOTE
 HANCOCK BELOTE I
 ELISIA BELOTE was born in VA

EDWARD BELOTE was born in VA and died before 10 Aug 1736 in Northampton VA.  In America he was married to REBECCA (?).  She was born in VA and died before 14 Mar 1737 in Northampton VA.  Edward & Rebecca had the following known child:
 GEORGE BELOTE I

JONAS BELOTE was born about 1682 in Northampton VA and died before 10 Jun 1729 in Northampton VA.  In VA, before 1720, he was married to ELIZABETH (?).  She was born in VA and died before 9 Apr 1735 in Northampton VA.   Jonas & Elizabeth had the following known children:
 JONAH BELOTE
 NOAH BELOTE I


Generation 4

JOHN BELOTE IV was born in VA and died before 12 Apr 1743 in Northampton VA.  He married RACHEL (?).  Their known children are:
 JOHN BELOTE V
 RACHEL BELOTEwas born in VA
 EDWARD BELOTE
 ELISIA BELOTE was born in VA

WILLIAM BELOTE was born in VA.  He was married to DOROTHY (?).  She was born in America.

HILLARY BELOTE was born in VA and died in NC.  He was married to SUSANNAH in VA before 1737.

HANCOCK BELOTE I was born in VA and died before 30 Jul 1765 in Accomack VA.  He was married to ABIGAIL WALTER (daughter of John WALTER, Sr and Mary (?)).  She was born in America.  The known children of Hancock I & Abigail are:
 SINAH BELOTE was bon in VA
 MARY BELOTE was born in America
 HANCOCK BELOTE II
 ELISIA BELOTE was born in America
 SARAH BELOTE was born in America
 ELIZABETH "BETTY" BELOTE was born in America.
 JOHN BELOTE was born in America
 WILLIAM BELOTE was born in America
 ABIGAIL BELOTE was born in America

GEORGE BELOTE I was born in VA and died before 10 Mar 1752 in Northampton VA.  He was married to MARGARET (?) in America.  She was born in America.  The known children of George I & Margaret are:
 LABAN BELOTE
 LEVIN BELOTE, SR.
 GEORGE BELOTE II was born in VA
 JOHN BELOTE was born in VA
 WILLIAM BELOTE was born in VA

JONAH BELOTE was born in VA and died before 10 Aug 1762 in Northampton VA.  He was married to MARY (?) in America.

NOAH BELOTE I was born about 1708 in Northampton VA.   He died on 2 Feb 1764 in Accomack VA. Name of 1st wife unknown.  Noah I & 1st wife's known children are:
 JOHN BELOTE was born about 1750 in VA and died before 27 May 1766 In Accomack VA.
 LABAN BELOTE was born in America and died before 31 Dec 1779 in America.  

Noah I was 2nd married to SARAH SMITH (daughter of John SMITH & Rebecca WILSON) before 27 Mar 1761 in VA.  Sarah was born about 1741 in VA and died before 25 Aug 1797 in Accomack VA.  Known children of Noah I & Sarah are:
 NOAH BELOTE II
 LEAH BELOTE
 JONAS BELOTE
When Sarah married Noah I in March 1761, she brought with her an old family Bible printed in England about 1602.  She made sure all the births, deaths and marriages were recorded on the front blank pages.  It was Sarah's family Bible with her parents, John Smith & Rebecca Wilson, carefully recording their marriage below the marriage of John's parents, John Smith & Jean Shepherd.  Jean was the daughter of John Shepherd, who seems to have been the son of Lt. Thomas Shepherd.  Rebecca Wilson was the daughter of Thomas Wilson, the son of Thomas Wilson who was the son of James Wilson.


Generation 5

JOHN BELOTE V was born in VA.  The name of his wife is unknown.  John V had the following child:
 WILLIAM BELOTE

EDWARD BELOTE was born in VA.  He was married to MARY NOTTINGHAM (daughter of Jacob NOTTINGHAM, a planter, and Mary (?)).  Mary was born in VA.  Edward & Mary had the following known child:
 MARY "POLLY" BELOTE

HANCOCK BELOTE II was born in America and had the following known child:
 JAMES BELOTE

LABAN BELOTE was born in VA and died before 10 Jan 1764 in Northampton VA. He was married to ANNE (?) before 1 Sep 1759 in America.  Anne was born in America.  Laban & Anne had the following known child:
 SEVERN BELOTE

LEVIN BELOTE, SR. was born in VA and died before 10 Jan 1775 in Northampton VA.  The name of his wife is unknown.  Levin Sr. had the following known child:
 LEVIN BELOTE, JR. was born in VA

NOAH BELOTE II was born in VA and died in 1806 in VA.   He was 1st married to ELIZABETH WISE ON 2 Feb 1775 in Accomack VA.  She was born in VA.  He 2nd married ELEANOR LEATHERBURY (dau of Perry LEATHERBURY and Sarah BURTON), before 31 Dec 1779 in Accomack VA.  Eleanor was born in Accomack VA and died before 8 May 1793 in Accomack.  Noah II and Eleanor had the following known children:
 ANN BELOTE was born in VA
 JAMES BELOTE
 PERRY LEATHERBURY BELOTE
 NANCY BELOTE was born in VA
Noah II 3rd married TABITHA (?) before 26 Oct 1796 in VA.  Tabitha was born in America.

JONAS BELOTE was born 8 Dec 1760 in Accomack Co VA; died 7 Apr 1857 in Hardeman Co TN.  On 26 May 1791 in Northampton Co VA he married SUSANNA MOORE HOLT (daughter of Isaac MOORE and Arcadia CUTLER and widow of ? HOLT)).   Susanna was born 1 Nov 1765 in VA and died 17 Feb 1834 in Fayette Co TN. She entered her family information into Sarah's Bible.

Jonas served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War as a member of the Virginia Line. He was a soldier in the Battle of Yorktown at Yorktown VA.   According to his pension application, he enlisted as a soldier at Nancok in Accomack Co VA.  He applied for his soldier's pension on 14 Apr 1834, at age 73, while living in Fayette Co TN.  On 10 Apr 1855, at age 95, while living in Hardeman Co TN he applied for a Bounty Land Warrant.  The pension application states that, after the Revolutionary War, Jonas lived in Stokes Co NC and in Smith, Fayette and Hardeman counties in TN.

The known children of Jonas & Susannah are as follows:
 SMITH CUTLER BELOTE
 WILLIAM REYNOLDS BELOTE born 6 Sep 1793, died 28 Jan 1801 in
  Accomack VA
 GEORGE WILSON BELOTE
 CLEMENT BELOTE
 JONAS SURVIS LEWIS BELOTE
 WILLIAM MOORE BELOTE born 4 Dec 1801 in Accomack VA, died
  6 Sep 1812 in Smith County TN.
 COVINGTON SIMKINS BELOTE
 ISAAC MOORE BELOTE
 JOHN SALMON BELOTE born 28 Jan 1808 in Stokes NC, died 21 Nov
  1837 in USA.

The 1820 Census of Smith Co TN lists two Belote households, with Jonas and George listed as the heads of the two households.  This George, by the age brackets given, would be George Wilson, the son of Jonas. By the 1830 Census of the same county, there were no households under the surname of Belote.  The 1840 Census of Hardeman Co TN shows only one Belote household (name of head of house not given in index), but the 1850 Census shows three by that surname.


Generation 6

WILLIAM BELOTE was born in America and died before 14 Jan 1789 in Northampton VA.  He was married to SARAH TANKARD (dau of John TANKARD) on 16 Apr 1779 in Northampton VA.  Sarah was born in America.  William & Sarah's known children include:
 JOHN TANKARD BELOTE
 MARY "POLLY" BELOTE
 JAMES BELOTE
 DELITHA BELOTE

MARY "POLLY" BELOTE (daughter of Edward BELOTE & Mary NOTTINGHAM) was born in America.  She was married to GEORGE BRICKHOUSE, SR. (son of John BRICKHOUSE Sr. & Sophia ROGERS) on 21 Nov 1781 in Northampton VA.   George was born in VA and died in 1831 in USA.  Known children of Mary & George are:
 SALLY JOYNES BRICKHOUSE
 JOHN BRICKHOUSE was born in VA
 MARY "POLLY" N. BRICKHOUSE
 GEORGE BRICKHOUSE, JR.
 MARGARET BRICKHOUSE was born in VA

JAMES BELOTE was born in VA.  He had the following known child:
 WILLIAM H. BELOTE

SEVERN BELOTE was born in VA, he was married to MARY "MOLLY" in VA.  Mary was born in VA.

JAMES BELOTE was born in VA and died 1849 in Accomack VA.   He was married to ELIZABETH (?) in VA.  She was born in VA.  James & Elizabeth had the following known children:
 JAMES L. BELOTE was born before 1806 in VA
 PERRY L. BELOTE
 ANNE BELOTE

PERRY LEATHERBURY BELOTE was born about 1790 in VA.   He died about 1855 in Accomack VA.  He was married to MARGARET "PEGGY" SMITH (daughter of William SMITH) on 16 Dec 1806 in Northampton VA.   Margaret was born in VA.  Perry L. & Margaret had the following known children:
 MARGARET BELOTE was born in Accomack VA
 GEORGE E. BELOTE
 SUSAN BELOTE was born in Accomack VA
 EMILY BELOTE was born about 1827 in Accomack VA 

SMITH CUTLER BELOTE was born 9 Jan 1792 in Accomack VA, died 1 Jul 1878 in Benton MS and buried in Black Jack Cemetery, Benton Co MS.  The northern edge of Benton Co MS forms the southern edge of Hardeman Co TN.  He married NANCY GILL on 2 Nov 1812 in Wilson TN.  Nancy was born 22 Feb 1791 in NC and died 5 Sep 1863 in Benton Co MS.  Known children of Smith C. & Nancy were:
 GEORGE WILSON BELOTE
 WILLIAM BELOTE

GEORGE WILSON BELOTE was born 12 Oct 1795 in Accomack VA and died in Shelby Co TN.  He married NANCY WARD in 1815.  Nancy was born in America.

CLEMENT BELOTE was born on 17 Jul 1797 in Accomack VA.   He married UPHEBE KIDD on 22 Dec 1825 in Fayette TN.

JONAS SURVIS LEWIS BELOTE was born on 29 Jul 1799 in Accomack VA and died on 21 Nov 1837 in the USA.  He married ELIZABETH RIDLEY DICKENS in the USA.

COVINGTON SIMKINS BELOTE was born on 25 Jan 1804 in Accomack VA.  He was married to ELIZABETH KIDD on 17 Feb 1825 in Fayette Co TN.

ISAAC MOORE BELOTE was born on 7 May 1806 in Stokes NC and died in 1863 in TN.  He married SARAH MEDLOCK.  Isaac M. & Sarah had the following known children:
 THOMAS J. BELOTE was born in TN
 ARCADIA BELOTE was born in TN
 MARY BELOTE was born in TN
 SUSAN AMANDA BELOTE
 ISAAC NEWTON BELOTE
 FRANK BELOTE was born in TN
 JOSEPHUS BELOTE was born in TN
 ZACHARIAH T. BELOTE was born in TN


Generation 7

GEORGE WILSON BELOTE was born ca 1817 in Smith Co TN.   He was the son of  Smith Cutler Belote and Nancy Gill.  George moved with his family to Fayette Co TN and eventually to Hardeman Co TN.  In June of 1838 in Hardeman Co TN he married RACHEL SAWYER GLASS, the daughter of Harvey and Rebecca T. (Paul) Glass.  Rachel was born 14 Apr 1820 in Lincoln Co TN.  George W. Belote died between February and May on 1854 in Saulsbury, Hardeman Co TN, the place of his burial is unknown.  After George's death, Rachel left Saulsbury TN and was in Marion Co TX by Aug 1854 with her parents Harvey & Rebecca (Paul) Glass.  (Harvey Glass was born 26 Sep 1798, place unknown; died 24 Feb 1870 in Marion Co TX; buried in Old Foundry Cemetery, Marion Co TX.  He married Rebecca T. Paul on 04 Mar 1819 in Knox Co TN.  Rebecca T. (Paul) Glass was born 14 Jun 1800, place unknown, died 05 Sep 1863 in Marion Co TX, buried Old Foundry Cemetery, Marion Co TX.)  Rachel S. (Glass) Belote died 20 May 1893 in Marion Co TX and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.


Generation 8

The known children of George W. & Rachel S. (Glass) Belote are as follows:

1 - JAMES H. BELOTE, born ca 1839 in Hardeman Co TN, died before the Civil War

2 - REBECCA T. BELOTE, born 07 Apr 1841 in Hardeman Co TN, died 15 Oct 1915 in Marion Co TX, married WILLIAM C. JONES

3 - ISABELLA  R. BELOTE, born in 1842 in Hardeman Co TN, died in 1920 and buried in Little Flock Cemetery, San Augustine Co TX.  She married DUDLEY GEORGE SMITH WARNER on 19 Jul 1866 in Marion Co TX.  Dudley was born 29 Jul 1842, died 17 Feb 1920 and also buried in Little Flock Cemetery.

4 - JULIA DICKERSON BELOTE was born 03 Nov 1845 in Hardeman Co TN and died 23 Mar 1934 and is buried in Little Flock Cemetery, San Augustine Co TX.   On 07 Nov 1867 in Marion Co TX she married RICHARD JOHN HANEY WARNER.  Richard was born 11 Mar 1835, died 27 Jan 1906 and buried in Little Flock Cemetery.

5 - ALLEN WALTER BELOTE was born 26 Oct 1846 in Saulsbury, Hardeman Co TN and died 05 May 1923 at Lodi Community, Marion Co TX.  He came to Marion Co TX with his mother in 1854 and settled in the Lodi Community, northeast of Jefferson.  He married SARAH ELIZEBETH "SALLIE" LAY on 26 Dec 1872 at the Marion Co home of her parents, Sampson and Hester Ann (Simms) Lay.  Sallie was born 15 Jul 1854, died 11 Feb 1918 and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.

6 - JOSEPH STEVENS BELOTE was born 22 Feb 1849 in Saulsbury, Hardeman Co TN, died 08 Jun 1906 in Marion Co TX and buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.  On 01 Mar 1876 in Miller Co AR he married SUSAN JEFFERSON CADENHEAD who was born 1859, died 1941 and is also buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.  

7 - HARVEY BELOTE was born 20 Jan 1852 in Saulsbury, Hardeman Co TN, died 14 Feb 1938 in Houston, Harris Co TX and is buried in Ryan's Chapel Cemetery near Diboll in Angelina Co TX.  He 1st married NANCY CATHERINE JOSEPHINE GANN GUINN (a widow) on 08 Sep 1877 in Angelina Co TX.  He 2nd married LENA LEE DOUGAN on 21 Dec 1904 in Angelina Co TX.  Lena Lee was born 1880 and died 1953.   She was buried beside Harvey in Ryan's Chapel Cemetery.

8 - MARGARET A. BELOTE was born ca 1853 in Hardeman Co TN.   She married A.J. MEREDITH on 08 Dec 1875 in Grayson Co TX.


Generation 9

Allen Walter Belote, 5th child of George W. Belote & Rachel Sawyer Glass
The known children of Allen Walter Belote & Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Lay are as follows:

1 - ADRON ROBERTA "ADDIE" BELOTE was born 20 Oct 1873 in Marion Co TX, died 21 Dec 1944 in Cass Co TX and is buried in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Marion Co TX.  She 1st married JOHN THOMAS WALKER, son of Joel Samford & Martha Elizabeth (Tolleson) Walker, born 1869, died 25 Jan 1902 in Marion Co TX and buried in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. On 26 Mar 1905 in Cass Co TX, she 2nd married JOHN HARRIS BURNS, son of Jordan & Eliza Carolina (Harris) Burns.  The Rev. J.L. Russell was the officiating minister.  Burns was born 20 Apr 1846 in Anderson District SC, died 19 Nov 1920 and is buried beside his first wife, Louisa Carruth (Harris) Burns in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Lanier Community, Cass Co TX.   Addie 3rd married JOSEPH MALCOLM "JOE" WALKER who was a brother of her 1st husband John Thomas Walker and also the son of Joel Samford & Martha Elizabeth (Tolleson) Walker.  Joe was born in 1865 and died in 1947 and is buried beside his 1st wife Lucy in Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery, Cass Co TX.  There were no children born of this marriage.

2 - JAMES THOMAS BELOTE was born in 1875 in Marion Co TX, died in 1919 in Cass Co TX and is buried in Good Exchange Cemetery, McCleod, Cass Co TX.   He married ANGIE WALL who was born in 1881, died in 1958 and is also buried in Good Exchange Cemetery.

3 - CORA LETA BELOTE  was born on 01 Dec 1877, died 21 Nov 960 and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.  She never married.

4 - JESS V. BELOTE  was born 08 Aug 1880 in Marion Co TX, died 11 Jun 1955 and is buried in New Prospect Cemetery, New Prospect Cemetery, Marion Co TX.  He married IRBY WHATLEY.

5 - WALTER A. BELOTE WAS BORN 27 Mar 1885 in Marion Co TX, died 1957 and is buried in Kildare Cemetery.  He married FLORA ?.

Joseph S. Belote, 6th child of George W. Belote & Rachel Sawyer Glass
Children of Joseph S. Belote & Susan J. Cadenhead are as follows:

 1 - INFANT DAUGHTER BELOTE who was born and died on 02 Nov 1877 and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.

 2 – ANNA D. BELOTE was born ca 29 Dec 1881, died 30 May 1883 and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.  Her tombstone states only her death date and that her age at the time of her death was one year, six months and one day.

 3 - SYBIL IONE BELOTE died as an infant and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.

 4 - JOSEPH CARL BELOTE died as an infant and is buried in Old Foundry Cemetery.

 5 - DORA BELOTE married a MR. SUMMERLIN.

 6 – IDA MAY BELOTE born 20 Aug 1884, died 29 May 1958, bur Old Foundry Cem.  She married 1st JOE PARR, 2nd a MR. SELLERS and 3rd MILTON G. MOTT, born 25 Oct 1873, died 02 Nov 1966, bur Old Foundry Cem.

 7 - EULA BELOTE married WILLIAM SPENCER FORD (son of Spencer Ford, born 05 Feb 1860, died 15 Nov 1941, bur Old Foundry Cem; and Florence Augusta (?), born 24 July 1862, died 10 Apr 1947, bur Old Foundry Cem..
  
(a) NED FORD

 8 - ALMA BELOTE married SID SIMMONS.

 9 - ALVIN BELOTE

 10 - GERTRUDE BELOTE who married a MR. SELLERS

Harvey Belote, 7th child of  George W. Belote & Rachel S. Glass
The known children of Harvey Belote & Nancy Catherine Josephine Gann Guinn are as follows:

 1 - CLEM BELOTE, born 07 Aug 1882, died 31 May 1951, buried in Ryan's Chapel Cemetery near Diboll, Angelina Co TX

 2 - JESS BELOTE, both 1883, died 1955, buried in Old Union Cemetery in Angelina Co TX

 3 - HENRY F. BELOTE, born 1893, died 1951, buried in Ryan's Chapel Cemetery near Diboll, Angelina Co TX

 4 - ROBERT P. BELOTE, born 05 Apr 1896, died 31 Jan 1954, buried in Ryan's Chapel Cemetery near Diboll, Angelina Co TX

 5 - MONTE R. BELOTE, born 06 Nov 1899, died 04 Jul 1963, buried in Ryan's Chapel Cemetery near Diboll, Angelina Co TX


Generation 10

Adron Roberta "Addie" Belote, 1st child of Allen Walter Belote & Sarah Elizabeth Lay 
The children of John Thomas Walker & Addie Belote are as follows:

 1 - THOMAS ALLEN WALKER

 2 - LESLIE WALKER

The children of John Harris Burns & Addie Belote are as follows:

 1 - JAMES HAMLIN BURNS
  MARY LOU BURNS
  BOBBIE BURNS
  DONALD BURNS

 2 - J.C. BURNS married FAY STONE
  J.C. "PORKY" BURNS, JR.
  RONNIE BURNS

 3 - CORA LETA BURNS married ROBERT LEE "JUNIOR" KNIGHT, JR.
  LOUIS RAY KNIGHT
  THOMAS EARL KNIGHT married MARYLEE WATSON
  DORIS FAYE KNIGHT
  PANSY RUTH KNIGHT
  JAMES ROBERT KNIGHT
  KENNETH WAYNE KNIGHT
  BETTY LOU KNIGHT

James Thomas Belote, 2nd child of Allen Walker Belote & Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Lay 
The children of James Thomas Belote & Angie Wall are as follows:

 1 - J. HARVEY BELOTE was born 12 Sep 1904 in Cass Co TX, died 16 Dec 1988 and buried in Kildare Cemetery.  He married CORA WHATLEY.   Harvey was a carpenter by trade and was a member of the Savannah Baptist Church.

 2 - LORENE BELOTE who married a MR. WHATLEY.  In 1988 she was living in Jamestown LA.

 3 - EMMETT GEORGE BELOTE who married JULIA BROOKS and lived in Tatum, Rusk Co TX.

 4 - JESSIE ALLEN BELOTE who married GLADYS LOCKETT and lived in Jefferson TX.

 5 - THOMAS WILBUR "BILL" BELOTE who married MAURINE MOSLEY and lived in Jefferson TX.

 6 - JOHN RUSSELL BELOTE who married PEARL STONE.   They lived in Linden, Cass Co TX.


I gratefully acknowledge all those who have graciously contributed data to this research.  Each piece of information has been very important in rounding out the written picture of the Belote family.  This document is offered as a work in progress and, as such, I welcome any corrections and would be delighted to receive additional data.

        Marylee Watson Knight
        PO Box 314
        Beckville  TX  75631
        panola911@sydcom.net


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