Name: Abraham BELKNAP
Given Name: Abraham
Change Date: 15 MAY 2014
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Birth: 10 MAR 1589/90 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
The name Belknap (Belknoppe) is of Norman origin and literally means "people of the beautiful hill." <b>Abraham Belknap</b>, b. 10 March 1589, Sawbridgeworth, England, s/o Bennet Belknap (Beltoff) and Grace Adam. Abraham m. 28 Oct. 1817, Latton, Essex, England Mary Stallion, d/o Thomas & Mary (Dalton) Stallion of Latton, Essex, England. To Lynn, MA 1637. Later removed to Salem, where he d. in 1643. He left 4 sons and i daughter. (Pioneer Families of Orange County, New York)
THE BELKNAP FAMILY. - <b>Abraham Belknap</b>, from whom the Belknap family in this country trace their descent, emigrated from England and settled in Lynn, Mass., in 1637. Samuel Belknap, the immediate ancestor of the family in Orange County, was born in 1707, came to Newburgh in 1749, and died in 1771. His son Isaac, during the struggle for independence,was appointed a captain of a company of rangers, and later in the regular service as assistant deputy quartermaster general. Another son, Abel, was chairman of the committee of safety for the Newburgh precinct during the Revolution. At the close of the war he engaged in the manufacture of soap. This became an important industry, and has extended from father to son for four generations as follows: Abel Belknap, 1783 to 1804; his sons, Abel and Moses Higby Belknap, 1804 to 1855; Moses Cook Belknap and Belknap & McCann, 1855 to 1892, and William Cook Belknap, 1892 to the present.
Moses Highy Belknap was born in Newburgh, N. Y., September 23, 1787, and died January 4, 1855. He was president of the village of Newburgh in 1832-33-34-38-39-41-43-44. He was one of the founders of the Newburgh High School.
Moses Cook Belknap was born in Newburgh, February 2, 1832, a son of Moses H. and Ruth P. (Cook) Belknap. In 1867 he was appointed cashier of the Highland National Bank and January 9, 1883, was elected its president, continuing in this office until he retired on account of ill health in 1892. He died at Newburgh, October 3, 1892. Upon the death of his father in 1855, Mr. Belknap formed a co-partnership with Thomas M. McCann to continue the soap manufacturing business of A. & M. H. Belknap, Mr. Belknap managing the finances of the concern. He served as clerk and treasurer of the board of trustees of the First Presbyterian Church from 1855 o the time of his death. He was one of the founders of the local Y. M. C. A. and was connected therewith after its reorganization. In 1877 he served as alderman from the Third Ward and in 1884 was elected a member of the Board of Education and reelected in 1888. In 1887 he was chosen its president.
In 1857 Mr. Belknap married Mary H., daughter of William K. Mailler, who died May 3r, 1858. In 1862 he married Marietta, daughter of David McCamly, of Warwick, N. Y. She died in 1873, leaving three sons and one daughter. In 1875 he married Evelina, daughter of Dr. Nathaniel Deyo, by whom he had a son and a daughter, now living.
The History of Orange County New York
Edited by: Russel Headley
Van Deusen and Elms, Publishers
Middletown, N. Y. 1908
<b>2688.</b> <b>Abraham</b> <b>Belknap,</b> born March 10, 1589/90 in Sawbridgeworth, Co. Hertford, England; died July 01, 1643 in Lynn, Massachusetts. He was the son of 5376.Bennett Belknap and 5377. Grace Adam. He married 2689. Mary Stallion October 28, 1617 in Latton, England.
2689.<b> Mary Stallion</b>, born December 24, 1595 in Essex, Latton, England; died WFT Est. 1641-1695 in Lynn, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of 5378. ThomasStallion and 5379. Mary Dalton.
Children of Abraham Belknap and Mary Stallion are:
i. Abraham Belknap, born 1620 in Netteswell, Essex, England; died December 06, 1620 in Netteswell, Essex, England.
ii. Abraham Belknap, born 1622 in North Weald, Essex, England; died 1624 in Essex, Englad.
iii. David Belknap, born March 02, 1624/25 in North Weald, Essex, England; died March 02, 1624/25 in North Weald, Essex, England.
iv. Samuel Belknap, born March 16, 1627/28 in North Weald, Essex, England; died November 11, 1701 in Haverhill, Mass.; married Sarah Jones 1652 in Hingham, Massachusetts.
v. Dorcas Belknap, born February 07, 1629/30 in North Weald, Essex, England; died WFT Est. 1617-1723.
1344vi. Joseph Belknap, born May 12, 1633 in Sawbridgeworth, England; died November 14, 1712 in Boston, Massachusetts; married (1) Lydia Ingalls; married (2) Ruth Williams; married (3) Hannah Meakins March 06, 1668/69 in Boston, Mass..
vii. John Belknap, born May 10, 1635 in North Weald, Essex, England; died Bet. 1655 - 1671 in Massachusetts.
viii. Hannah Belknap, born Bet. 1639 - 1640 in Lynn, Massachusetts; died November 21, 1679 in Andover,Essex, Ma.; married Christopher Osgood December 06, 1663.
ix. Mary Belknap, born Abt. 1641.
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Death: 1 JUL 1643 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Also shown as Sawbridgeworth, England. (Pioneer Families of Orange County, New York)
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Also shown as Lynn, Massachusetts.
Father: Bennett BELKNAP b: 1560 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Mother: Grace ADAM b: 26 NOV 1561 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Mary STALLION b: 24 DEC 1595 in Latton, Essex, England, United Kingdom
28 OCT 1617
in Latton, Essex, England, United Kingdom 1
- Abraham BELKNAP b: 1620 in Netteswell, Essex, England, United Kingdom
- Jeremiah BELKNAP b: 1621 in Netteswell, Essex, England, United Kingdom
- David BELKNAP b: 14 APR 1623 in Netteswell, Essex, England, United Kingdom
- Samuel BELKNAP b: 16 MAR 1627 in North Weald, Essex, England
- Dorcas BELKNAP b: 7 FEB 1629 in North Weald, Essex, England
- Joseph BELKNAP b: 12 MAY 1630 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom c: 12 MAY 1633 in North Weald, Essex, England
- John BELKNAP b: 10 MAY 1635 in North Weald, Essex, England
- Hannah BELKNAP b: 1639 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
- Abbrev: Pioneer Families of Orange County, New York
Title: Pioneer Families of Orange County, New York - Compiled By Martha and Bill Reamy. Lineages taken from old, unindexed local histories; includes lists of inhabitants, taxpayers, military rosters, etc. (1993), 2003, 8½ x 11, index, paper, 318 pp.
Name: Footnotell Reamy. Lineages taken from old, unindexed local histories; includes lists of inhabitants, taxpayers, military rosters, etc. (1993), 2003, 8½ x 11, index, paper, 318 pp.
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