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The Belo Family Germany to Virginia

Presented by descendant, Deborah Shelton Wood
1. J. Frederich BELO was born 10 Dec 1780 in Herrnhut, Sachsen, Saxony, GER, and died 20 Aug 1827 in NC. He married Mary STRAUB, daughter of Johann Samuel STRUB and Susannah STOLTZ. She was born 4 Oct 1782 in Bethania, Forsyth, North Carolina, and died 16 Apr 1855 in NC. She was buried 1855 in God's Acre Cemetry, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co NC.
   
 Children of J. Frederich BELO and Mary STRAUB are:+ 2   i. Maria Henriette BELO was born 1807 in NC, and died 1832 in NC.
+ 3   ii. Frederick Edward BELO was born 27 Jun 1811 in North Carolina, and died 2 Oct 1883 in North Carolina.
+ 4   iii. Lewis Ephraim BELO was born 1 Sep 1813 in Old Salem Moravian Community,NC, and died 11 Sep 1863 in Forsyth Co NC.
+ 5   iv. Theresa Wilhelmine BELO was born 6 Oct 1815 in NC, and died 6 Jun 1876.
+ 6   v. Carolina Susanna BELO was born 22 Dec 1817 in NC, and died 03 Feb 1892 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA.
  7   vi. Louisa E BELO was born 1820 in NC, and died 1886 in NC. She married George Frederic BAHNSON 4 Jan 1859 in Forsyth, North Carolina. He was born 16 Sep 1805, and died 11 Sep 1869 in Forsyth Co NC. 
  8   vii. Johannes Levin BELO was born 4 Jan 1823 in NC, and died 22 Jan 1899 in NC. He married Charlotte Emeline VOGLER 18 Feb 1864 in Forsyth, North Carolina. She was born 17 Feb 1825 in NC, and died 16 Apr 1902 in NC. 
 
 

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2. Maria Henriette BELO (J. Frederich BELO1) was born 1807 in NC, and died 1832 in NC. She married Thomas F CHRISTMAN. He was born 1807 in North Carolina, and died in NC. 
   
 Child of Maria Henriette BELO and Thomas F CHRISTMAN is:+ 9   i. Robert D CHRISTMAN was born abt 1830 in NC.
 

3. Frederick Edward BELO (J. Frederich BELO1) was born 27 Jun 1811 in North Carolina, and died 2 Oct 1883 in North Carolina. He was buried 1883 in Salem Cemetery, Forsyth Co NC. He married Carolina Amanda FRIES. She was born 16 Jun 1817 in North Carolina, and died 14 Feb 1881. She was buried in Salem Cemetery, Forsyth Co NC.
   
 Children of Frederick Edward BELO and Carolina Amanda FRIES are:+ 10   i. Alfred Horatio BELO was born 27 May 1839 in Salem, NC, and died 1901 in Dallas Co TX.
+ 11   ii. Ellen E BELO was born abt 1842 in NC, and died 1912.
  12   iii. 2nd Lieut Robert W BELO was born 5 Jul 1843 in NC, and died 25 Dec 1919 in Forsyth, North Carolina. He married Mary Matthews WILLIAMS. She was born 12 Feb 1849 in North Carolina, and died 14 Jan 1931. 
  13   iv. Henry Augustus BELO was born 29 Oct 1845 in NC, and died 5 May 1864 in VA.
  14   v. Arthur F BELO was born 1 Jul 1848 in Salem, N.C., and died 29 Oct 1928 in Evergreen, Conecuh, Alabama. He married Jane J HODGES c. 1874, daughter of Pulaski Pinkney HODGES and Margaret Jane BRADLEY. She was born May 1850 in AL, and died aft 1930. 
  15   vi. Bertha C BELO was born abt 1850 in NC, and died 1883. She married William A LEMLEY 8 Dec in Forsyth, North Carolina, son of Henry Augustus LEMLEY and Amanda CONRAD. He was born Aug 1846 in NC, and died 1925 in NC. 
+ 16   vii. Agnes C BELO was born 7 Nov 1852 in NC, and died 30 Jan 1932 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina.
 

4. Lewis Ephraim BELO (J. Frederich BELO1) was born 1 Sep 1813 in Old Salem Moravian Community,NC, and died 11 Sep 1863 in Forsyth Co NC. He was buried 1863 in God's Acre Cemetry, Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co NC. He married Henrietta Lisette REICH 19 Nov 1844 in Stokes Co NC, daughter of J. Christoph REICH and Catherina TRANSOU. She was born 18 Dec 1814 in NC, and died 6 May 1897 in near Hillsville, VA (Carroll Co VA) . She was buried 1897 in Salem Moravian Cem, Forsyth Co NC.
   
 Children of Lewis Ephraim BELO and Henrietta Lisette REICH are:+ 17   i. Charles Edward BELO was born May 1846 in North Carolina, and died 31 Dec 1922 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.
  18   ii. George E BELO was born 7 Mar 1848 in NC, and died 2 Aug 1870.
+ 19   iii. Anna Catherine BELO was born 27 Jun 1850 in NC, and died 14 Apr 1927 in Wake, North Carolina.
+ 20   iv. Mary Louise BELO was born 23 Jun 1852 in Winston-Salem, NC, and died 5 Jan 1928 in VA.
 

5. Theresa Wilhelmine BELO (J. Frederich BELO1) was born 6 Oct 1815 in NC, and died 6 Jun 1876. She married Thomas Andrew SIDDALL. He was born abt 1805 in England, and died 1855 in NC. 
   
 Children of Theresa Wilhelmine BELO and Thomas Andrew SIDDALL are:  21   i. Thomas Andrew SIDDALL was born 3 Sep 1837 in Pennsylvania, and died 6 Nov 1855 in NC.
  22   ii. Josephine SIDDALL was born abt 1841 in North Carolina.
  23   iii. Henry Albert SIDDALL was born 25 Nov 1845 in North Carolina, and died 13 Feb 1918 in South Carolina. He married Ellen. She was born abt 1844 in North Carolina. 
  24   iv. Mary SIDDALL was born abt 1847 in North Carolina.
 

6. Carolina Susanna BELO (J. Frederich BELO1) was born 22 Dec 1817 in NC, and died 03 Feb 1892 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA. She married Charles B. RANK. He was born 26 Aug 1813 in North Carolina, and died 10 Mar 1897 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA. 
   
 Children of Carolina Susanna BELO and Charles B. RANK are:  25   i. George F. RANK was born abt 1848 in North Carolina.
  26   ii. James E. RANK was born 20 Jan 1849 in North Carolina, and died 13 Feb 1903 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA.
  27   iii. John P. RANK was born abt 1851 in North Carolina.
 
 

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9. Robert D CHRISTMAN (Maria Henriette BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born abt 1830 in NC. He married Mary. She was born abt 1840 in North Carolina. 
   
 Children of Robert D CHRISTMAN and Mary are:  28   i. Edgar Berry CHRISTMAN was born abt 1865 in North Carolina.
  29   ii. Robert Durwood CHRISTMAN was born abt 1868 in North Carolina, and died 16 Jun 1922 in Windier, Wake, North Carolina.
  30   iii. J. P. CHRISTMAN was born abt 1870 in North Carolina.
  31   iv. Etta CHRISTMAN was born abt 1873 in North Carolina.
  32   v. Mary A. CHRISTMAN was born abt 1875 in North Carolina.
  33   vi. Thomas CHRISTMAN.
 

10. Alfred Horatio BELO (Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 27 May 1839 in Salem, NC, and died 1901 in Dallas Co TX. He was buried 1901 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina. He married Jeanette - Nettie ENNIS, daughter of Cornelius ENNIS and Jeanette J.. She was born 3 Dec 1846 in TX, and died 1913. 
   
 Children of Alfred Horatio BELO and Jeanette - Nettie ENNIS are:+ 34   i. Jeanette BELO was born Jun 1869 in TX, and died 1951 in MA.
+ 35   ii. Alfred H BELO was born 4 Aug 1873 in Galveston, Texas, USA, and died 27 Feb 1906 in Dallas Co TX.
 

11. Ellen E BELO (Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born abt 1842 in NC, and died 1912. She married John H. SHELTON. He was born abt 1833 in NC. 
   
 Children of Ellen E BELO and John H. SHELTON are:+ 36   i. Carrie Cobane SHELTON was born abt 1872 in NC, and died Bef 1920 in NC.
  37   ii. Charles E SHELTON was born Feb 1874 in NC. He married Sadie. She was born Jan 1875 in NC. 
+ 38   iii. Henry Belo SHELTON was born Mar 1877 in NC.
  39   iv. Bertha J SHELTON was born Mar 1879 in NC.
 

16. Agnes C BELO (Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 7 Nov 1852 in NC, and died 30 Jan 1932 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina. She married John Cameron BUXTON. He was born Sep 1852 in Fayetteville, Cumberland Co NC, and died 26 Apr 1917 in NC. 
   
 Children of Agnes C BELO and John Cameron BUXTON are:  40   i. Caro Fries BUXTON was born Jan 1880 in NC. She married Henry Lee EDWARDS. He was born abt 1856 in Pres. WALES. 
  41   ii. Anna Nash BUXTON was born 14 Oct 1884 in NC. She married Curt Felix Walter BECK, son of Max Oswald BECK and Minna FRANCK. He was born Sep 5 1890 in Texas. 
 

17. Charles Edward BELO (Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born May 1846 in North Carolina, and died 31 Dec 1922 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He married Lucy Cornelia EAKES, daughter of Madison EAKES and Elizabeth "Betty" SWAIN. She was born 3 Feb 1867 in Granville North Carolina, and died 4 Feb 1952 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. 
   
 Child of Charles Edward BELO and Lucy Cornelia EAKES is:  42   i. Harry L BELO was born Feb 1893 in NC.
 

19. Anna Catherine BELO (Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 27 Jun 1850 in NC, and died 14 Apr 1927 in Wake, North Carolina. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake Co NC. She married William Calvin HOLMAN 17 Feb 1876 in Forsyth Co NC, son of Calvin HOLMAN and Elizabeth Fennelly WILLARD. He was born 14 May 1848 in Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, and died 23 Jul 1920 in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake Co NC.
   
 Children of Anna Catherine BELO and William Calvin HOLMAN are:  43   i. Elizabeth F HOLMAN was born Oct 1876 in NC.
+ 44   ii. Robert Fennelly HOLMAN SR. was born 11 Aug 1878 in NC, and died 10 Jun 1954 in NC.
  45   iii. Mary B HOLMAN was born Feb 1883 in NC.
  46   iv. George H HOLMAN was born 11 Jan 1885 in Raleigh NC, and died 3 Mar 1928 in Black Mountain; Ridgecrest, Buncombe, North Carolina. He married Pinckney. 
  47   v. Bertha B HOLMAN was born Apr 1887 in NC.
  48   vi. Sidney Willard HOLMAN was born 13 Jul 1889 in NC.
  49   vii. Annie L HOLMAN was born Jun 1892 in NC.
 

20. Mary Louise BELO (Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 23 Jun 1852 in Winston-Salem, NC, and died 5 Jan 1928 in VA. She was buried 1928 in Felts Memorial Cemetery, Galax VA. She married William Kenny EARLY 3 Sep 1878 in Forsyth, North Carolina, son of James EARLY and Jane KENNY. He was born 8 Apr 1847 in Carroll Co VA, and died 18 Jul 1927 in Galax, VA. He was buried 1927 in Felts Memorial Cemetery, Galax, VA.
   
 Children of Mary Louise BELO and William Kenny EARLY are:+ 50   i. George Belo EARLY was born 25 Sep 1874 in Virginia, and died 20 Jan 1951 in VA.
+ 51   ii. James Louis EARLY was born 14 Sep 1876 in Carroll Co VA, and died 1 Sep 1945 in Radford Co VA.
  52   iii. Capt. Charles William EARLY was born ABT 1878 in Virginia, and died 1939.
  53   iv. Harry Edward EARLY was born 27 Apr 1890 in VA, and died 20 Sep 1947 in Galax, VA. He married Blanche CARICO 26 Oct 1916 in Carroll Co VA. She was born 8 Jul 1890 in Virginia, and died 22 Nov 1927 in Virginia. 
  54   v. Sarah M EARLY was born abt 1893 in Carroll Co VA.
 
 

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34. Jeanette BELO (Alfred Horatio BELO3, Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born Jun 1869 in TX, and died 1951 in MA. She married Charles PEABODY. He was born 9 Nov 1867 in East Rutland, Vermont, and died 1943 in FRANCE. 
   
 Children of Jeanette BELO and Charles PEABODY are:  55   i. Jeanette F PEABODY was born 17 Jun 1897 in Cambridge, MA.
  56   ii. Margaret C PEABODY was born Oct 1899 in MA.
 

35. Alfred H BELO (Alfred Horatio BELO3, Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 4 Aug 1873 in Galveston, Texas, USA, and died 27 Feb 1906 in Dallas Co TX. He married Helen PONDER. She was born 26 Oct 1880 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and died 1954 in Galveston, Texas. 
   
 Children of Alfred H BELO and Helen PONDER are:  57   i. Helen BELO was born abt 1903 in TX.
  58   ii. Jane BELO.
 

36. Carrie Cobane SHELTON (Ellen E BELO3, Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born abt 1872 in NC, and died Bef 1920 in NC. She married Charles DeWitt OGBURN, son of Charles B OGBURN and Tabitha Ingram MOIR. He was born 25 Apr 1861 in NC, and died 21 Aug 1947 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina. 
   
 Children of Carrie Cobane SHELTON and Charles DeWitt OGBURN are:  59   i. Carl DeWitt OGBURN was born 23 Dec 1896 in NC.
  60   ii. Ralph Belo OGBURN was born 14 Dec 1897 in NC, and died 24 Mar 1991 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina.
 

38. Henry Belo SHELTON (Ellen E BELO3, Frederick Edward BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born Mar 1877 in NC. He married Margarette L. She was born abt 1891 in PA. 
   
 Children of Henry Belo SHELTON and Margarette L are:  61   i. Myra SHELTON was born abt 1917 in NC.
  62   ii. Henry Belo SHELTON JR. was born abt 1918 in NC, and died 29 Apr 1991 in Durham (P), Durham, North Carolina.
  63   iii. Carrie Elizabeth SHELTON was born 6 Jun 1920 in NC, and died 26 Oct 1994 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina. She married Herndon H HUTCHESON. He was born 6 Aug 1918 in Kentucky, and died 24 Dec 1997 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina. 
 

44. Robert Fennelly HOLMAN SR. (Anna Catherine BELO3, Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 11 Aug 1878 in NC, and died 10 Jun 1954 in NC. He was buried in Cane Creek MM,Snow Camp, Alamance Co NC. He married Lela THOMPSON. She was born 21 Apr 1879 in North Carolina, and died 30 Jun 1964 in NC. She was buried in Cane Creek MM,Snow Camp, Alamance Co NC.
   
 Children of Robert Fennelly HOLMAN SR. and Lela THOMPSON are:  64   i. Dorthea A HOLMAN was born abt 1908 in North Carolina.
  65   ii. Sarah Thompson HOLMAN was born abt 1911 in Alamance Co NC, and died in Alamance Co NC.
  66   iii. Robert Fennelly HOLMAN, JR. was born 3 Dec 1912 in NC, and died 7 Jun 1947.
  67   iv. Lela Charlotte HOLMAN was born 25 Mar 1918 in NC, and died 25 Sep 1990 in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina.
 

50. George Belo EARLY (Mary Louise BELO3, Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 25 Sep 1874 in Virginia, and died 20 Jan 1951 in VA. He was buried in Felts Memorial Cemetery, Galax VA. He married Sarah ALLISON. She was born 27 Mar 1890 in Virginia, and died 7 Mar 1989 in Galax, Galax City, Virginia, United States of America. She was buried in Felts Memorial Cemetery, Galax VA.
   
 Child of George Belo EARLY and Sarah ALLISON is:  68   i. M Louise EARLY was born abt 1921 in Virginia.
 

51. James Louis EARLY (Mary Louise BELO3, Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 14 Sep 1876 in Carroll Co VA, and died 1 Sep 1945 in Radford Co VA. He was buried in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg,VA. He married Did not marry Sarah Alice Hurst, Neva's mother. He married Melita Rorer WILSON 29 Jun 1910 in Radford Co VA, daughter of William Alexander WILSON MD and Mary MILLER. She was born Jul 1880 in Montgomery Co VA, and died 1959. 
   
 Child of James Louis EARLY and Did not marry Sarah Alice Hurst, Neva's mother is:+ 69   i. Neva B HURST was born 30 Sep 1893 in Wythe Co VA, and died 2 Oct 1964 in Wythe Co VA.
 
 

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69. Neva B HURST (James Louis EARLY4, Mary Louise BELO3, Lewis Ephraim BELO2, J. Frederich BELO1) was born 30 Sep 1893 in Wythe Co VA, and died 2 Oct 1964 in Wythe Co VA. She was buried in Charity Primitive Bapt. Church Cemetery Wythe Co VA. She married George Madison SHELTON, son of Charles Madison SHELTON and Nelia Frances NAPIER. He was born 8 Jul 1881 in Patrick Co VA, and died Jun 1978 in Wythe Co VA. He was buried in Charity Primitive Bapt. Church Cemetery Wythe Co VA.
   
 Children of Neva B HURST and George Madison SHELTON are:+ 70   i. Fannie Elizabeth SHELTON was born 27 Sep 1912 in Wythe Co VA, and died 24 July 2009 in Wythe Co VA.
  71   ii. Emma SHELTON was born 22 Jul 1914 in VA, and died 16 Sep 2009 in Martinsville, Martinsville City, Virginia.
  72   iii. Mamie Vera SHELTON was born 15 Dec 1916 in Virginia, and died 18 Jan 2010 in Palm Harbour, FL. She married James Ballard DAUGHERTY, son of William Draper DAUGHERTY and Ollie C UMBERGER. He was born 30 Sep 1914 in VA, and died 8 Sep 2001 in Wythe Co VA. 
+ 73   iv. Willie George SHELTON was born 25 Apr 1919 in Wythe Co VA, and died 25 Sep 2008 in Wythe Co VA.
  74   v. Nellie Mae SHELTON was born 11 Sep 1921 in Wythe Co VA, and died 29 Aug 1995 in Las Vegas, NV.
 
 

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70. Fannie Elizabeth SHELTON (Neva B HURST1) was born 27 Sep 1912 in Wythe Co VA, and died 24 July 2009 in Wythe Co VA. She married Heath Johnson ALEXANDER, son of Charles Ingram ALEXANDER and Rebecca. He was born 20 Oct 1905 in VA, and died Mar 1943 in VA. 
   
 Children of Fannie Elizabeth SHELTON and Heath Johnson ALEXANDER are:  75   i. Alton Heath ALEXANDER was born 1932 in VA, and died 26 Dec 1989 in Wythe Co VA.
  76   ii. Judy Elizabeth ALEXANDER was born 25 Nov 1940 in Virginia, and died 11 Apr 1986 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina. She married Living JONES. 
 

73. Willie George SHELTON (Neva B HURST1) was born 25 Apr 1919 in Wythe Co VA, and died 25 Sep 2008 in Wythe Co VA. He married Madeline Alice REYNOLDS, daughter of Ewell Branson REYNOLDS and Dorothea Maud COLEMAN. She was born 13 Oct 1925 in Wythe Co VA, and died 25 Feb 1982 in Wythe Co VA. She was buried in Saunders Cemetery, Wythe Co VA. 
  
 


Personal research by Deborah Shelton Wood 1997

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