Origins of the Belcher Family Name - England
Components of the Coat of Arms England - The Shield is: Gold and red with
a bell shaped design at the top. The Crest is: A greyhound's head. The motto is:
"Loyal Au Mort" meaning 'Loyal unto Death'
Henry's Mother's line
Descendants of Hugh Belcher
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which may or may not still be available. The documentation that has been
located is in the referenced files. I am still searching for documentation
to prove these older generations. Please contact me if you have that
Generation No. 1
HUGH1 BELCHER born 1450 in Stafford, England, married
HAVIS BELSON, daughter of THOMAS BELSON. Child of HUGH BELCHER and
HAVIS BELSON is:
- JOHN2 BELCHER, b. 1478, Stafford, England.
Generation No. 2
JOHN2 BELCHER (HUGH1) born 1478 in Stafford, England. He
married ELIZABETH SAUNDERS. She was born 1480. Child of JOHN BELCHER and
ELIZABETH SAUNDERS is:
- EDMUND3 BELCHER, b. 1506, Gulibrough Co, England; d. 1529.
Generation No. 3
EDMUND3 BELCHER (JOHN2, HUGH1) born 1506 in Gulibrough Co,England, and died 1529. He married EMMA WYRLEY, daughter of
CORNELIUS WYRLEY. She was born Abt 1510. Child of EDMUND BELCHER and EMMA
- WILLIAM4 BELCHER, b. 1534; d. 1580.
Generation No. 4
WILLIAM4 BELCHER (EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1) born 1534, and
died 1580. He married ELIZABETH RANDES, daughter of THOMAS RANDES. Children of WILLIAM BELCHER and ELIZABETH RANDES are:
- HENRY5 BELCHER, b. 1575, Warwickshire County, England.
- WILLIAM BELCHER, b. Warwickshire County, England; m. CHRISTINA
Generation No. 5
HENRY5 BELCHER (WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1) born 1575
in Warwickshire County, England. He married MARY MITCHELL. She was born
in Warwickshire County, England. Child of HENRY BELCHER and MARY MITCHELL is:
- WILLIAM THOMAS6 BELCHER, b. 1615, Warwickshire County, England.
Generation No. 6
WILLIAM THOMAS6 BELCHER (HENRY5, WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1) born 1615 in Warwickshire County, England. He married
TABITHA BARTLETT August 04, 1636 in Isle of Wight Co, Va.
Child of WILLIAM BELCHER and TABITHA BARTLETT is:
- ROBERT7 BELCHER, b. 1649, Isle of Wight Co, Va.
Generation No. 7
?ROBERT7 BELCHER (WILLIAM THOMAS6, HENRY5, WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1) born 1649 in Isle of Wight Co, Va. It has been reported, but
not proven that a child of ?ROBERT BELCHER is:
- JOHN8 BELCHER, b. 1670, Virginia; d. 1739. The
lineage from here back is speculation. If you have proof it is
correct, please contact me.
Generation No. 8
JOHN8 BELCHER (?ROBERT7, WILLIAM THOMAS6, HENRY5, WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1)
born 1670 in Virginia, and died 1739.
It has been reported, but not proven that he
FROGLEY. She was born 1679, and died 1739. Children of JOHN BELCHER and
his wife are:
- JOHN9 BELCHER, b. 1698; m. MARY GOODING, 1720.
- WILLIAM BELCHER, b. 1707; m. MARY E.
- RICHARD BELCHER, b. 1710, Henrico Co, VA; d. October 1763, Chesterfield Co, Va.
- ROBERT BELCHER, b. 1710.
Generation No. 9
Richard D "John", Sr
(JOHN8, ROBERT7, WILLIAM THOMAS6, HENRY5, WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1) born 1710 in Henrico Co, VA, and died October 1763 in Chesterfield Co, Va. He married
Mary Obedience Clay 1732
in Henrico Co, VA, daughter of ?JOHN CLAY. She was born 1704 in Prince George
Co, Va, and d. Dec. 2, 1770, Chesapeake, VA. Children of RICHARD BELCHER and MARY CLAY are:
- ANNE10 BELCHER, b. Abt 1730; d. Bet. 1762 - 1767; m. PETER BLANKENSHIP, SR, Bef. 1762.
- ISHAM BELCHER Belcher,
b. 1732, Chesterfield Co., Va; d.
January 1798, Wythe Co, Va; m. ELIZABETH CLAY Belcher,
1759, Chesterfield Co, Va. She was born 1735 and d. 1793.
- RICHARD BELCHER, b. 1734, Chesterfield Co., Va.
- PHEBE BELCHER, b. 1740, Bedford Co, Va; d. Franklin Co, Va.
- ELIZABETH BELCHER, b. 1742, Chesterfield Co., Va; d. 1820, Tazewell County, Virginia.
Generation No. 10
PHEBE10 BELCHER (RICHARD9, JOHN8, ROBERT7, WILLIAM THOMAS6, HENRY5, WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1)
born 1740 in Bedford Co, Va, and died in Franklin Co, Va. She married MITCHEL CLAY 1760 in Franklin
Co, Va, son of WILLIAM CLAY and MARTHA RUNYAN. He was born 1735 in Henrico Co, VA, and died 1812 in Franklin co, Va.
Children of PHEBE BELCHER and MITCHEL CLAY are:
- MARY O.11 CLAY.
- BARTLEY CLAY.
- EZEKIAL CLAY.
- TABITHA CLAY.
- DAVID CLAY.
- MITCHELL CLAY.
- CHARLES L. CLAY.
- REBECCA CLAY.
- NAOMIE "NANNIE" CLAY.
- PATIENCE CLAY.
- WILLIAM CLAY.
- OBEDIENCE CLAY.
- HENRY J. CLAY.
- SARAH "SALLIE" CLAY.
- POLLY CLAY.
ELIZABETH10 BELCHER (RICHARD9, JOHN8, ROBERT7, WILLIAM THOMAS6, HENRY5, WILLIAM4, EDMUND3, JOHN2, HUGH1)
born 1742 in Chesterfield Co., Va, and died 1820 in Tazewell County, Virginia. She
BAILEY I 1762 in Dale Parish, Chesterfield Co, Va, son of
JAMES BAILEY and LUCY. He was born 1735 in Lancastershire, England, and
died 1818 in Tazewell County, Virginia.
This family continues on the BAILEY