BELLIS Family

First Generation

1. David1 Bellis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey October 12, 1778. David died February 29, 1872 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 93 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township.

He married Eleanor Schenck in New Jersey, September 25, 1799. Eleanor was born February 11, 1782. Eleanor died March 18, 1835 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 53 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township. In the 1850 census Raritan, Hunterdon, New Jersey Page 65, David (age 71) is recorded with Catherine (age 46), Caroline Hartpence (age 16), and George Cool (age 13). David is a farmer born in NJ.

David Bellis and Eleanor Schenck had the following children:

child 2 i. Catherine Schenck2 Bellis was born in New Jersey October 26, 1802. Catherine died March 9, 1852 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 49 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township.

child 3 ii. Mary Bellis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 17, 1805. Mary died September 6, 1872 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 67 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township. She married Derrick Abram Sutphin May 14, 1825.

Derrick was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 15, 1804. Derrick died December 23, 1878 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 74 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township. (See Derrick Abram Sutphin for the continuation of this line.)

child 4 iii. Ralph Schenck Bellis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey August 4, 1807. Ralph died January 26, 1836 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 28 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township. He married Elizabeth Young December 12, 1832.

child 5 iv. John William Bellis was born April 13, 1810. John died February 20, 1881 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 70 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township. He married Sarah Kuhl February 13, 1839.

Sarah was born October 28, 1820. Sarah died June 28, 1890 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 69 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township.

child 6 v. Margaret Kuhl Bellis was born January 8, 1813. Margaret died June 9, 1859 at 46 years of age. She married Jacob Dilts October 13, 1836.

child 7 vi. Elizabeth Ann Bellis was born December 12, 1815. Elizabeth died August 24, 1849 at 33 years of age. She married William E Mettler May 23, 1840. William was born 1810. William died April 4, 1850 at 39 years of age.

child 8 vii. David Schenck Bellis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey January 11, 1819. David died February 5, 1899 at 80 years of age. He married Ann Marsh October 10, 1849. Ann was born in New Jersey 1819.

child 9 viii. Garret Schenck Bellis was born September 9, 1821. Garret died May 10, 1893 in North Carolina, at 71 years of age. He married Panthea Burwell Boyd in Littleton, North Carolina, January 14, 1879. Panthea was born 1839. Panthea died August 28, 1894 in North Carolina, at 55 years of age.

child 10 ix. Hiram Bellis was born October 4, 1824. Hiram died February 14, 1834 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 9 years of age. Buried at "Amwell United First Presbyterian Church." located on the Old York Road, a half mile east of the village of Ringoes, and in East Amwell Township.

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