BELNAP FAMILY ORGANIZATION: HISTORIES and DOCUMENTS
Jesse Belknap (1739-after 1818)
Gathered here is the most comprehensive public repository of materials on the life of Jesse Belknap, great grandfather of Utah Pioneer Gilbert Belnap.  Click on the links below to access biographical and historical information about Jesse Belknap:
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Birth Records
Barbour Collection, Somers Vital Records: Jesse Belknap 9 Apr 1739 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Barbour_Collection_Somers_VR_B_3_Belknap.jpg  
Military Records: French and Indian War
Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, vol. 10: Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War, 1755-1762, vol. 2, 1758-1762 (1905), pages 7, 114, 295-96, 303 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Coll_CHS_v10_Rolls_of_CT_Men_in_the_French_and_Indian_War_v2.pdf  
Military Records: Revolutionary War
Goodrich, John E., comp. & ed. State of Vermont: Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, pp. 27, 144 http://books.google.com/books?id=tZ8-AAAAYAAJ&  
Castleton, Vermont Vital Records
Death Record of Eunice (first wife) 25 Jul 1774 death record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Deaths.jpg  
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Death Record of Bette Belknap (daughter) __ Sep 1777 death record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Deaths.jpg  
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Death Record of Olive Belknap (daughter) __ Sep 1777 death record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Deaths.jpg  
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Birth Record of Ruth Belknap (daughter) 21 Nov 1782 birth record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Births.jpg  
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Birth Record of Jesse Belknap (son) 21 May 1784 birth record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Births.jpg  
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Birth Record of Augustine Belknap (son) 29 Jun 1787 birth record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Births.jpg  
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Castleton, Vermont Town Records
List of Freemen record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Freemen.jpg  
Highway Committee 3 May 1776 record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Vital_Records_Highway_Committee.jpg  
Ear Mark of Jesse Belknap 20 Apr 1774 record
Ear Mark of Augustine Belknap (son) 17 Jun 1801 record
Casteton, Vermont Land Records
Deed from Jesse Belknap to Augustin Belknap (son) 4 Feb 1818 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Jesse_Belknap_Deed_1818-02-04.jpg  
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Deed from Jesse Belknap (son) to Selah Gridley 14 Feb 1818 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Jesse_Belknap_Deed_1818-02-14.jpg  
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Deed from Simeon Hathaway to heirs of Deborah Belknap (second wife) 22 Aug 1796 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Simeon_Hathaway_Deed_1796.jpg  
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Deed from Augustin Belknap (son) to Abel Moulton 25 Jan 1809 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Augustin_Belknap_Deed_1809.jpg  
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Deed from Augustin Belknap (son) to heirs to the estate of Abel Moulton 18 Feb 1816 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Augustin_Belknap_Deed_1816.jpg  
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Deed from Augustin Belknap (son) to Selah Gridley 7 Feb 1818 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Augustin_Belknap_Deed_1818.jpg  
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Deed from Chauncey Langdon to Augustin Belknap (son) 27 Sep 1819 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Augustin_Belknap_Deed_1819-09-27.jpg  
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Deed from Augustin Belknap (son) to Roswell Clark 5 Oct 1819 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Augustin_Belknap_Deed_1819-10-05.jpg  
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Deed from Olive Belknap (daughter) to Martin Clark 10 Apr 1827 deed http://www.belnapfamily.org/Castleton_VT_Land_Records_Olive_Belknap_Deed_1827.jpg  
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Newspaper Articles (Titles)
Fairhaven 14 Oct 1793 Farmer's Library http://www.belnapfamily.org/Farmer's_Library_Or_Vermont_Political_&_Historical_Register_1793-10-14.pdf  
To Be Sold At Public Vendue 11 Dec 1783 VT Gazette http://www.belnapfamily.org/Vermont_Gazette_or_Freemen's_Depository_1783-12-11.pdf  
To Be Sold At Public Vendue 6 Sep 1784 VT Gazette http://www.belnapfamily.org/Vermont_Gazette_or_Freemen's_Depository_1784-09-06.pdf  
The Proprietors Of The Township Of The Two Heroes 1 Feb 1785 VT Journal http://www.belnapfamily.org/Vermont_Journal_and_the_Universal_Advertiser_1785-02-01.pdf  
State Of Vermont--Starksborough 6 Aug 1801 Vergennes Gazette http://www.belnapfamily.org/Vergennes_Gazette_and_Vermont_and_New-York_Advertiser_1801-08-06.pdf  
No. 47 22 Nov 1815 Rutland Hearld http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rutland_Herald_1815-11-22.pdf  
Direct Tax Of 1816--Starksborough 7 Apr 1818 VT Gazette http://www.belnapfamily.org/Vermont_Gazette_1818-04-07.pdf  
Rutland County, Vermont History
Smith, H. P. and Rann, W. S., eds. History of Rutland County, Vermont, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, pp. 519, 528, 544 1886 title page http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rutland_County_VT_title_page.jpg  
page 519 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rutland_County_VT_p519.jpg  
page 528 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rutland_County_VT_p528.jpg  
page 544 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rutland_County_VT_p544.jpg  
Deming, Leonard. Catalogue of the Principal Officers of Vermont, As Connected With Its Political History, From 1778 to 1851 (1851), p. 134 1851 http://books.google.com/books?id=EUJ-VnHTzWAC&pg=PA134&dq=%22jesse+belknap%22&hl=en&ei=3gWHTOu1FIP78Aa9vZzQAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CEAQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=%22jesse%20belknap%22&f=false  
Census Records
1790 U.S. Federal Census, Castleton, Rutland, VT 1790 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1790_US_Federal_Census_VT_Rutland_Castleton_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
1800 U.S. Federal Census, Castleton, Rutland, VT 1800 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1800_US_Federal_Census_VT_Rutland_Castleton_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
1810 U.S. Federal Census, Castleton, Rutland, VT 1810 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1810_US_Federal_Census_VT_Rutland_Castleton_4_Belknap_Jesse.jpg  
Spouses
Eunice (about 1741-1774)
Deborah Hathaway (1740-1827)
Children
through Eunice
Jesse Belnap (1760-1854)
Beth Belknap (unknown-1777)
(female) Belknap (unknown-unknown)
Olive Belknap (unknown-1777)
through Deborah Hathaway
Ruth Belknap (1782-unknown)
Jesse Belknap (1784-1859)
Augustine Belknap (1787-1832)
Olive Belknap (about 1789-1864)
Parents
Samuel Belknap (about 1702-before 1757)
Mary Dickinson (1703-after 1757)
Last update: 7 Sep 2010
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