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Christopher Columbus BELFRY  (Jacob, Peter)

born 18 Sep 1817 in Allegany, Genesee, New York. He learned and worked in the Carpenter trade in early life for a time in partnership with brother in-law Mr Aylward. His wife's maiden name was Charlotte CRONE, she was 61 during the 1881 census implying that she was born in <1820> Ontario, her parents lived near the Village of Newmarket. Later he purchased the south half of the Belfry homestead and resided there many years. He sold the farm in 1885 <still alive in 1888 at the time the book was written> and became a resident of Newmarket, and was a member of the council <ca 1888> He is a Justice of the Peace in her Majesty's Service.  They had the following three daughters:

  • Sarah BELFRY born <1845> in Ontario and was 36 and with her parents during the 1881 census
  • Amelia BELFRY married a Mr. Wm. C. NILES who came from California to be married. Amelia is listed as age 30 and William as 31 on the California 1880 census.
  • Frances BELFRY married a Mr. Wm. GARTLEY , taught school before her marriage. Their Issue:
    • Rose GARTLEY
    • Florence GARTLEY

 

1. From "A Brief History of Jacob Belfry Sen.... by P. DeGuerre in 1888
1881 Canadian Census Gwillimbury East, York North, Ontario
 Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
 C.C. BELFRY   M   Male   English   62   New York, <USA>   Farmer   Methodist Canada 
 Charlett BELFRY   M   Female   Irish   61   Ontario      Methodist Canada 
 Sarah BELFRY   S   Female   English   36   Ontario      Methodist Canada 

 

 

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