Lydia Cumi Belton

23 July 1915–18 December 1955 (Age 40)
Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States

The Life of Lydia Cumi

When Lydia Cumi Belton was born on 23 July 1915, in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States, her father, Henry Martin Belton, was 41 and her mother, Lydia Dorothy Wilks, was 36. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 December 1955, in Upshur, Texas, United States, at the age of 40.

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Henry Martin Belton
Lydia Dorothy Wilks
R F Belton
Delmer Wesley Belton
Rowena B Belton
Ethel Susie Belton
Mary Corinne Belton
Aubrey Henry Belton
Babe Belton
Herman Martin Belton
Lydia Cumi Belton

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 12

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places called Belton, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, and Suffolk. The first element, bel, is of uncertain origin; the second is Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: the name Weldon , relatively common in Ireland, has sometimes been Gaelicized as de Bhéalatún and re-Anglicized as Veldon and Belton.

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

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  • Giddie C Belton in household of Lydia Belton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cumi Belton in household of Lyda D Belton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cumi Belton in household of Lydia Belton, "United States Census, 1930"

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