Belinda Jane Bair

12 March 1848–8 March 1924 (Age 75)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Belinda Jane

When Belinda Jane Bair was born on 12 March 1848, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, her father, John Bair, was 37 and her mother, Lucinda Amanda Owen, was 29. She married Robert William Wilson Wall on 29 October 1866. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 8 March 1924, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert William Wilson Wall
1842–1916
Belinda Jane Bair
1848–1924
Marriage: 29 October 1866
Augusta Belle Wall
1867–1923
Robert William Wall
1869–1925
Mary Ann Wall
1870–1976
Belinda Jane Wall
1872–1888
Thomas Holwell Wall
1874–1916
Elizabeth Wall
1876–
Henry Dennis Wall
1878–1935
Linney Lorena Wall
1880–1888
Owen Allen Wall
1882–1949
Charles Caton Wall
1885–1947
Bessie Lavina Wall
1889–1890

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 October 1866
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850
    Age 2
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 20
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Baer .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Baer

    Story Highlight

    Robert Wall's Memory of Belinda Jane Bair

    Belinda was named after her mother's sister who died in Iowa while the the family prepared to make the trip west from Nauvoo. Belinda was born in Iowa after the family left Nauvoo. Her family crossed …

    Sources (31)

    • Melinda J Bair in household of John Bair, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Belinda Bair in entry for Thomas Holwill Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Balinda Bair in household of Jno Bair, "United States Census, 1860"

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