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George Harvey Belt (1890 - 1972)

George Harvey Belt
Born in Raccoon Township, Parke, Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 23 Nov 1910 (to 1912) in Bridgeton, Parke Co., INmap
Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of , and [private son (1910s - unknown)]
Died at about age 81 in Farmersburg, Curry Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2009
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  • George was born in 1890. He died in 1972 at the age of 81 - 82.
  • Parents: John Castle Belt 1870 - 1956 and Sarah Ellen (Adams) Belt 1870 - 1947. They were married 3/24/1891 in Jessup, Florida Township, Parke County, Indiana.
  • George was married two times.
  • Spouse #1: Mary Rachel (Hartman) Belt 1892 - 1981. They were married 11/23/1910 in Parke County, Indiana. Per Indiana Marriages, 1811 - 2019.
  • Children with Mary:

1. Merle Frederick "Fred" Belt 1911 - 1980

  • Married Mildred Irene Livingston 1920 - 1992
  • Findagrave #25450450
  • Spouse #2: Mattie Loeffie (Thompson) Belt 1892 - They were married 11/9/1912 in Vigo County, Indiana. Per Indiana Marriages, 1811 - 2019.
  • Children with Mattie:

1. Robert W. Belt 1914 - 1981

  • Married Marion Grace Reed 1913 - 1984
  • Findagrave #187284457

2. Carl Lester Belt 1917 - 1993 (WWII)

  • Married Florence Iris Reed 1915 - 2003

Research Notes

  • Research done by Maud Russell, posted by L. Leckliter as reference point for future researchers. Maud Russell 1937: Compiled and drawn by Maud Russell, McAlester, Oklahoma (1937) from bible records and other records, remembrances of older relatives, county records, History of Sullivan and Green Counties, Indiana, by Professor John W. Spencer (1887). Information furnished by many relatives, notably, Miss Gay Edna Calvert.
  • Mary L. Pickrell, March 1979: This information was taken from a chart on file at the Vigo County Library, Terre Haute, Indiana.
  • The information was compiled and the chart drawn by Maud Russell, McAlester, Oklahoma, 1931, from bible and other private records, county records, and the Pound Genealogy as to some dates.
  • Also on file at the Vigo County Library is a chart on the St.Clair family which was also prepared by Maud Russell. In comparing the Fanny/Siner/Eli St.Clair section, a few discrepancies were found.


  • 1900 Census: Geo. H. Belt. Age: 8. White, male. Home in 1900: Raccoon Township, Parke, Indiana. Birthdate/place: 5/1892 in Indiana. Household members: John C. Belt, 30. Ella Belt, 30. Geo. H. Belt, 8. Walter A. Belt, 7. Mary Belt, 4.
  • 1920 Census: George H. Belt. Age: 28. Married. Home in 1920: Cranford, Union, New Jersey. Birthdate/place: 1892 in Indiana. Parent's birthplace: Indiana. Household members: George H. Belt, 28. Mattie L. Belt, 24. Robert M. Belt, 5. Carl T. Belt, 2. Note: All are listed as born in Indiana.
  • 1930 Census: George Belt. Age: 37. Married. Home in 1930: Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana. Birthdate/place: 1893 in Indiana. Household members: George Belt, 37. Mattie L. Belt, 34 (IL). Ruth Shelton, 13 (niece). Robert Belt, 15. Carl Belt, 12.
  • 1940 Census: George Belt. Age: 48. Married. Home in 1940: Harrison, Vigo, Indiana. Birthdate/place: 1892 in Indiana. Occupation: Chief Engineer. Attended school: no. Highest grade completed: 4th year, high school. Household members: George Belt, 48. Mattie L. Belt, 44.

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Belt-290 and Belt-13 appear to represent the same person because: These two have been an unmerged match for 2 1/2 years. They have the same birthdate and parents - can we get them merged? Thanks!
posted by Karen Lowe

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