James and Eliza Bellamy's Children

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1) Claude Vance (Rev) Bellamy:
   born 15 Jul 1886 Washington Co, VA; 
   died 31 Dec 1965 Johnson City, Washington, TN; obituary
   buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
   WWI draft registration card; news article regarding Claude; signature

   ;
   married Osta B Lane (born Aug 1890 Scott Co, VA; 
                      died 20 Jan 1973 Johnson City, Washington, VA; obituary
                      buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                      daughter of Enoch Madison Lane (31 Oct 1866-09 Jan 1922) and 
                      Hettie Eugenia Davidson (Oct 1871-10 Mar 1952 Washington Co, TN));  
   no children mentioned in either obituary 

2) Henry Edward Bellamy:
   born 05 Jul 1889 Churchill, Hawkins, TN; birth certificate;
   died 26 Oct 1969 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
   buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
   WWI, WWII draft registration cards; signature:

   

   married Lena Ethel "Leanie" Shipley on 16 May 1910 Hawkins Co, TN 
            (born 12 Sep 1891 TN;
            died 19 Jan 1980 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; 
            buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
            news item mentioning Lena
            daughter of George Washington Shipley (07 Nov 1862 Sullivan Co,TN-19 Dec 1922 Hawkins Co, TN) and 
            Mary Elizabeth possibly McKenzie (16 Apr 1857 Sullivan Co, TN-07 Jan 1926 Sullivan Co, TN));
   children:
        1) Paul "Big" Bellamy - born c. 1911 Waycross, Scott, VA; 
                  died 16 Oct 1965 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                  buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN -
                  Obituary states Oak Hill, but cemetery has no record of burial.
                  married Margaret Ruth McDaniel
                              (born 15 Mar 1922; 
                              died 17 Jan 2006 Greenville, Greene, TN; obituary;
                              buried Sinking Spring Cemetery, Greene Co, TN; tombstone photo;  
                              daughter of Bert McDaniel and Monnie Larimer)
                  children: 
                         1) Paul B Jr Bellamy - living?; (not listed in mother's obituary in 2006)
                                   unknown branch; married?; children?

        2) Earl Cranston "Luke" Bellamy - born 11 Aug 1913 Sullivan Co, TN; 
                  died 08 Dec 1986 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; 
                  buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
                  married Mabel Ellen Morrison on 27 Dec 1940 
                                    (born 26 Sep 1918 Lebanon, Russell, VA; 
                                    died 01 Mar 2003 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                                    buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;)
                  children: 
                      1) Thomas Cranston Bellamy - born c. 1940 Oak Ridge, TN;
                             died 06 Jan 2000 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                             buried Monte Vista Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photo;
                             married Margaret Ann Church
                                           (born 1939 Johnson City, Washington, TN;
                                           died 05 Nov 2000 Johnson City, Washington, TN; obituary
                                           buried Monte Vista Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photo;
                                           daughter of Elmer Duane Church (31 May 1912 TN-24 Nov 1957 Johnson City, Washington, TN;
                                           
death certificate) and Virginia Arwood)
                             children:
                                 1) Lee Ellen Bellamy - living?; married?; children? 
                                 2) Earl Thomas Bellamy - living?; married Amanda Darice _____ (living?)
                                          children:
                                              1) Dalton Thomas Bellamy - living?; married?; children? 

        3) Georgia M Bellamy - born 26 May 1917; died 21 Jun 1996 Sullivan Co, TN; 
                  buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo;
                  married Charlie Floyd Palmer
                           (born 09 Oct 1910; 
                           died 08 Jan 1986 possibly Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; 
                           buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo)
                  children?

3) Della M Bellamy: 
   born 15 Oct 1891 Waycross, Scott, VA ; 
   died 09 Oct 1965 Johnson City, Washington, TN; obituary
   buried Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photo;  
   Della married (1) John L Allen c. 1916 
                  (born c. 1875 NC; died (___) - last found 1920 Dungannon, Scott, VA
   children:
       1) Mallie V Allen - living?; 
              married Marion R Mercer (born 12 Jan 1916 Johnson City, Washington, TN; 
                     died 13 Mar 2000 Crystal River, Citrus, FL; obituary
                     buried Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter, FL; tombstone photo
                     U S Army - WWII; enlistment record;
                     son of Marion Robert Mercer (24 Jan 1881 Washington Co, VA-12 Jun 1930 McMinnville, Warren, TN) and
                     Minnie Moser (30 Apr 1890 Washington Co,  TN-01 Sep 1947 Johnson City, Washington, TN);
                     Marion and Minnie buried Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photos
)
              children: 
                 1) Robert Allen Mercer - living?; 
                          Robert married (1) Ruth ____ (living?); divorced 18 Nov 1983 Alachua Co, FL;
                          children? 
                          Robert married (2) Deborah Anita Willis on 28 Dec 1985 Alachua Co, FL (living?);
                          divorced 19 May 1995 Citrus Co, FL; 
                          children? 
                          Robert married (3) Delinda J ____ or Linda Ann ____ (living?); children? 
                 2) Marian Elizabeth Mercer - living?; 
                          Marian married (1) Jon Allen Leaphart in Oct 1960 Volusia Co, FL (living?)
                          divorced 01 Apr 1974 Polk Co, FL;  
                          children? 
                          Marian married (2) Joseph Roberts Moseley on 04 Nov 1979 Lake Co, FL (living?)
                          children? 
                          Marian married (3) David Micah Sharpe on 03 Feb 1997 Brevard Co, FL (living?)
                          children? 
                 3) Judith M "Judy" Mercer - living?; 
                          married Roger A MacCallum (living?); children? 
                 4) Terri Lynn Mercer - living?; 
                          married Marvin Mullins II on 03 Jan 1974 Citrus Co, FL 
                                     (living?); children? 

       2) Mildred Allen - living?; married Shelby P Boyd (living?); children? 
   Della married (2) Thomas Edmund Matson Jr 
                (born 11 Mar 1895 Johnson City, Washington, TN; 
                died 27 May 1988 Johnson City, Washington, TN; 
                buried Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photo
                WWI draft registration card; signature:

                 ;

                 son of Thomas E Matson (Jun 1847 MD-19 Oct 1921 Washington Co, TN; buried 
                Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photo; Civil War; 
                photos and items regarding Thomas) and Mary Frances Tousley (Jan 1854 IN-Albion, Noble, IN- 
                20 May 1934 probably San Diego, San Diego, CA; obituary
                buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, Noble, IN - tombstone photos)
);
   children:
       3) Janeta B "Nita" Matson - living?; 
               married Thomas Riley Milam on 14 Aug 1948 Carter Co, TN 
                          (born 19 Feb 1924 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; 
                          died 03 Jul 2009 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
                          buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
                          U S Navy - WWII; 
                          son of Roby Anderson Milam (22 Nov 1886 Watauga Valley, Carter, TN-
                          16 Feb 1947 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary; WWI draft registration cardand 
                          Ocie May (14 Feb 1897 NC-19 May 1970 possibly Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; 
                          Roby and Ocie buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photos; Roby and Ocie married 1915 TN
)
               marriage record for Janeta and Thomas
               children: 
                   1) Matson Thomas Milam - living?; 
                            married Sandra Beth "Sandi" ____ (living?); children? 
                   2) Melissa Milam - living?; married Michael P "Mike" Blanton (living?)
                            children: 
                                1) Michelle Blanton - living?; married?; children?
                                2) John Thomas Blanton - living?; married?; children? 
                   3) Melinda "Mindy" Milam - living?; married Michael E "Mike" Dixon (living?)
                            children: 
                                1) Kaitlyn Dixon - living?; married?; children?
                                2) Parker Dixon - living?; married?; children?
                                3) Taylor Dixon - living?; married?; children?

       4) Helen Matson - born 27 Jul 1928 TN; 
                died 27 Aug 1995 possibly Johnson City, Washington, TN; 
                married Oscar D Blevins Jr (living?); children?

       5) Thomas Edmund Jr Matson - born 02 Jan 1931 TN; 
                died 23 Oct 1993 Washington Co, TN; 
                buried Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington, TN; tombstone photo;   
                married ____; divorced; children? 

       6) James M "Jim" Matson - living?; married?; children?

       7) unknown female Matson - living?; married Joe Fann (living?); children?

4) Mallie A Bellamy: 
   born 20 Oct 1894 Hawkins Co, TN; 
   died 08 Nov 1977 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
   buried Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Scott, VA; tombstone photo;
   married William Samuel Jones 
              (born 15 Dec 1897 possibly Scott Co, VA; 
              died 09 Oct 1987 possibly Gate City, Scott, VA;  
              buried Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Scott, VA; tombstone photo;
              WWI draft registration card
              signature:

               ;

               son of Commodore Jones and Mary E ____)
   children: 
       1) Virginia Ellen Jones - living?; 
                married Paul E Moore
                          (born 29 Nov 1919; 
                          died 23 Jan 1993 possibly Gate City, Scott, VA;
                          enlistment record);
                children: 
                    1) unknown male Moore - living?; married?; children? 
                    2) unknown male Moore - living?; married?; children?

5) Clyde McClellan Bellamy: 
   born 14 Sep 1900 Hawkins Co, TN; 
   died 11 Feb 1945 Johnson City, Washington, TN;
   death certificate; cause of death: unknown; obituary;
   buried James M Bellamy Cemetery, Hawkins Co, TN; tombstone photo;
   U S Army - WWII; WWII Army enlistment record;
   never married; no children

6) Howard Andis Bellamy:  
   born 1907 Hawkins Co, TN; 
   died 30 May 1965 Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; obituary
   buried Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan, TN; tombstone photo
   married Elsie Rosalie Elliott on 25 Dec 1948 Carter Co, TN; 
               (living?);
   marriage record for Howard and Elsie
   no children mentioned in Howard's obituary