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Brig.Gen. William Worth Belknap b. 22 Sep 1829 Newburgh, Orange, New York, USA d. 13 Oct 1890 Washington, District of Columbia, USA: JHBL Genealogy
 

Brig.Gen. William Worth Belknap

Male 1829 - 1890  (61 years)


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  • Name Brig.Gen. William Worth Belknap 
    Title Brig.Gen. 
    Born 22 Sep 1829  Newburgh, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1890  Arlington National Cem, Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1890  Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 13 Oct 1890  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • William Belknap was elected to the Iowa state legislature in 1857. He was commissioned major of the 15th Iowa Volunteers and was severely wounded at the battle of Shiloh in Apr 1862. In 1864, after the battle of Atlanta, he was promoted to brigadier general, commanding the Iowa brigade during Sherman's march to the sea. He was appointed Secretary of War by President Grant on 13 Oct 1869. He held that post until 7 Mar 1876 when he was charged with official corruption but never convicted.
    Person ID I19024  mytree
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 

    Father William Goldsmith Belknap,   b. 7 Sep 1794, Newburgh, Orange, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1851, Grayson, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F6934  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Caroline S. Tomlinson,   b. 1836, Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1870, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1869 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F6932  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Amanda Tomlinson,   b. 19 Jan 1840, Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1916, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1873 
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F6933  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Sep 1829 - Newburgh, Orange, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1890 - Arlington National Cem, Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1890 - Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Oct 1890 - Washington, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p358.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.


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