Henry Bellew

1802– (Age NaN)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Bellew was born in 1802, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob James Bellew, was 45 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Center, was 28. He lived in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Habersham, DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 1860.

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Jacob James Bellew
Mary "Polly" Center
Isaac Bellew
Female Bellew
Noah Bellew
Henry Bellew
Elizabeth Bellew
George Jacob Bellew Jr
Jacob James Bellew
Reason Anderson Bellew
Lovina Ballew
Alfred Bellew

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World Events (8)

1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 1

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1804 · Walton War

Age 2

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 33

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in northern France, such as Belleu (Aisne), named in Old French with bel ‘beautiful’ + l(i)eu ‘place’, or from Belleau (Meurthe-et-Moselle), which is named with Old French bel ‘lovely’ + ewe ‘water’ (Latin aqua), or from Bellou (Calvados), which is probably named with a Gaulish word meaning ‘watercress’. Compare French Beaulieu .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Henry Ballew in household of Rezin Ballew, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Bellew in household of Noah Bellew, "United States Census, 1850"

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