BELNAP FAMILY ORGANIZATION: HISTORIES and DOCUMENTS
Jesse Belnap (1760-1854)
Gathered here is the most comprehensive public repository of materials on the life of Jesse Belnap, grandfather of Utah Pioneer Gilbert Belnap.  Click on the links below to access biographical and historical information about Jesse Belnap:
Date(s) Item/Image Link
Descendancy Charts
Descendants of Jesse Belnap (through Jesse's great grandchildren) http://www.belnapfamily.org/Jesse_Belnap_Descendants.pdf  
Military Service Documents
Revolutionay War Military Pension Application: Jesse Belnap
~ File Cover http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_50.jpg  
~ [Selected Records Sheet] http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_51.jpg  
~ Pittsburgh Office Pension Record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_52.jpg  
~ Affidavit of Jesse Belnap 8 Aug 1832 page 1 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_53.jpg  
page 2 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_54.jpg  
~ Pension Record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_55.jpg  
~ Brief in the Case of Jesse Belnap http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_56.jpg  
~ Letter from A. D. Hiller to J. E. Dean 24 Nov 1936 page 1 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_57.jpg  
page 2 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_58.jpg  
~ [Nonselected Records Sheet] http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_59.jpg  
~ File No. 2068, marked "Invalid" http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_60.jpg  
~ Pennsylvania Pension Record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_61.jpg  
~ Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions Form http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_62.jpg  
~ Letter from E. C. Tieman to Miss. Wilson 29 Jan 1914 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_63.jpg  
~ Affidavit of Jesse Belnap 18 Jul 1851 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_64.jpg  
~ Erie County, PA, Court of Common Pleas Prothonotary Certification 21 Jul 1851 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_65.jpg  
~ Page marked 7062 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_66.jpg  
~ Affidavit of Jacob Alexander 8 Aug 1832 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_67.jpg  
~ Letter from Th. Sumpkin 30 Jul 1851 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_68.jpg  
~ Pittsburgh Pension Record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_69.jpg  
~ Letter from Th. Sumpkin 26 Nov 1850 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_70.jpg  
~ Letter from W. Griffeth to George [M]. Phillips 16 Apr 1851 page 1 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_71.jpg  
page 2 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_72.jpg  
~ Declaration for Increase of Pension 1 Apr 1851 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_73.jpg  
~ Erie County, PA, Court of Common Pleas Prothonotary Certification 17 Apr 1851 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_74.jpg  
~ Brief in the Case of Jesse Belnap http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_75.jpg  
~ Pension Payment Record http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_76.jpg  
~ War Department, Revolutionary Claim Pension Grant 28 Jan 1833 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_77.jpg  
~ Letter from Hyrum Belnap to Commissioner of Pensions 20 Mar 1903 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_78.jpg  
~ [Backside of Henry W. Belknap Letter] http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_79.jpg  
Letter from Henry W. Belknap to Commissioner of Pensions 24 Jan 1912 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_80.jpg  
~ [Backside of E. B. Belknap Letter] http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_81.jpg  
Letter from E. B. Belknap to Bureau of Pensions 9 Jan 1907 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_82.jpg  
~ [Backside of Emma M. A. Reinerteen Letter, date-stamped] 11 Jun 1909 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_83.jpg  
Letter from Emma M. A. Reinerteen to Commissioner of Pensions 9 Jun 1909 page 1 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_84.jpg  
page 2 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_85.jpg  
~ Letter from J. E. Dean to Bureau of Pensions 10 Nov 1936 page 1 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_86.jpg  
page 2 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_87.jpg  
~ [Backside of James Allen Kibbe Letter, date-stamped] 13 Jan 1915 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_88.jpg  
Letter from James Allen Kibbe to Bureau of Pensions 12 Jan 1915 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_89.jpg  
~ [Backside of L. B. Hitchcockk Letter, date-stamped] 27 Jul 1921 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_90.jpg  
Letter from L. B. Hitchcock to Commissioner of Pensions 23 Jul 1921 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_91.jpg  
~ Letter from Marie Alexander O'Neill to Commissioner of Pensions 17 Jan 1923 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_92.jpg  
~ Letter from E. C. Tieman to Hon. Jeremiah Donovan 30 Jan 1914 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_93.jpg  
~ Statement of Military History of Jesse Belnap 9 Aug 1921 http://www.belnapfamily.org/Rev_War_Pension_App_Belnap_Jesse_94.jpg  
U.S. Revolutionary War Pensioners, Pennsylvania 1831-1848 http://www.belnapfamily.org/US_Pensioners_PA_1831-1848_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
U.S. Revolutionary War Pensioners, Pennsylvania 1849-1864 http://www.belnapfamily.org/US_Pensioners_PA_1849-1864_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
U.S. Revolutionary War Pensioners, Pennsylvania 1849-1864 http://www.belnapfamily.org/US_Pensioners_PA_1849-1864_Belnap_Jesse_2.jpg  
1841 U.S. Revolutionary War Pensioner Census, Pennsylvania--Western District 1841 page 122 http://www.belnapfamily.org/US_Revolutionary_War_Pensioner_Census_1841_6_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
Grumman, William E.  The Revolutionary Soldiers of Redding, Connecticut, and the Record of Their Services (Hartford Press, 1904), p. 125
Todd, Charles Burr.  History of Redding, Connecticut (New York: Grafton Press), pp. 45, 198
Soldiers of the American Revolution--Erie County, Pennsylvania (NSDAR, 1929), p. 9
Census Records
1790 U.S. Federal Census, Canajoxharrie, Montgomery, NY 1790 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1790_US_Federal_Census_NY_Montgomery_Canajoxharrie_3_Belknap_Jessee.jpg  
1800 U.S. Federal Census, Rome, Oneida, NY 1800 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1800_US_Federal_Census_NY_Oneida_Rome_Belknap_Jesse.jpg  
1830 U.S. Federal Census, North East Northumberland, PA 1830 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1830_US_Federal_Census_PA_Northumberland_North_East_7_Bellknap_Jesse.jpg  
1840 U.S. Federal Census, North East, Erie, PA 1840 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1840_US_Federal_Census_PA_Erie_North_East_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
1850 U.S. Federal Census, North East, Erie, PA 16 Oct 1850 http://www.belnapfamily.org/1850_US_Federal Census_PA_Erie_North_East_Belnap_Jesse.jpg  
Will
Will: Jesse Belnap 1 Oct 1852 [TO COME]
Photographs and Images
Jesse Belnap (1760-1854)
Spouse
Eunice Hall (1762-1849)
Children
David Belnap (1780-1858)
Jesse Belnap (1781-1849)
Eunice Belnap (1784-1841)
Ira Belnap (1785-1878)
Ansel Belnap (1787-1870)
Rosel Belnap (1789-1832)
Elem Belnap (1791-1813)
Anna Belnap (1792-1810)
Gilbert Belnap (1794-1851)
Sally Belnap (1795-1879)
Polly Belnap (1797-1854)
Laura Belnap (1799-1875)
Betsy Belnap (1800-1801)
Hiram Belnap (1802-1848)
Parents
Jesse Belknap (1739-after 1818)
Eunice (about 1741-1774)
Last update: 7 Sep 2010
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