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Emma Tish Belch

Emma Tish Belch

Female 1870 - 1949  (79 years)

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  • Photos
    Belch, Nicholas Skeel 'Nick' (1837-1906) & Ethelina Waldsmith 'Ethe' Young (1842-1917) & Sarah 'Amy' Rose Lee Belch (1885-1912) & Carrie Elena Belch (1878-1929) & Emma Tish Belch  (1870-1949)
    Belch, Nicholas Skeel "Nick" (1837-1906) & Ethelina Waldsmith "Ethe" Young (1842-1917) & Sarah "Amy" Rose Lee Belch (1885-1912) & Carrie Elena Belch (1878-1929) & Emma Tish Belch (1870-1949)
    Group photo was contributed to John Page’s Find A Grave site (Pvt Nicholas Skeel "Nick" Belch with bio by Jeanette (Calcat)) by Judy Wright Koehler-Newell. Picture was probably taken about 1890.

    SEE JUDY WRIGHT KOEHLER-NEWELL’S EXTENSIVE PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS TO MANY FIND A GRAVE SITES: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSmpid=49218387&

    SEE JOHN PAGE’S FIND A GRAVE SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=belch&GSfn=nicholas&GSmn=skeel&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=37344288&df=all&

    Included (L-R , front row) are Nicholas Skeel "Nick" Belch & Ethelina Waldsmith “Ethe” Young Peacock Belch & Sarah Amy Rose Lee Belch Chandler & (L-R, back row) Carrie Elena Belch Blunt & Emma Tish Belch Robbins
    Belch, Nicholas Skeel 'Nick' (1837-1906) & Ethelina Waldsmith 'Ethe' Young (1842-1917) & Sarah 'Amy' Rose Lee Belch (1885-1912) & Carrie Elena Belch (1878-1929) & Emma Tish Belch (1870-1949)
    Belch, Nicholas Skeel 'Nick' (1837-1906) & Ethelina Waldsmith 'Ethe' Young (1842-1917) & Sarah 'Amy' Rose Lee Belch (1885-1912) & Carrie Elena Belch (1878-1929) & Emma Tish Belch (1870-1949)
    Group/ Colorized photo was contributed as original black & white version to John Page’s Find A Grave site (Pvt Nicholas Skeel "Nick" Belch with bio by Jeanette (Calcat)) by Judy Wright Koehler-Newell. Picture was probably taken about 1890.

    SEE JUDY WRIGHT KOEHLER-NEWELL’S EXTENSIVE PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS TO MANY FIND A GRAVE SITES: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSmpid=49218387&

    SEE JOHN PAGE’S FIND A GRAVE SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=belch&GSfn=nicholas&GSmn=skeel&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=37344288&df=all&

    Included (L-R , front row) are Nicholas Skeel "Nick" Belch & Ethelina Waldsmith “Ethe” Young Peacock Belch & Sarah Amy Rose Lee Belch Chandler & (L-R, back row) Carrie Elena Belch Blunt & Emma Tish Belch Robbins
    Belch,  Emma Tish (1870-1949)
    Belch, Emma Tish (1870-1949)
    Individual photo of Emma Tish Belch Robbins was cropped from a larger family photo that was contributed to John Page’s Find A Grave site (Pvt Nicholas Skeel "Nick" Belch with bio by Jeanette (Calcat)) by Judy Wright Koehler-Newell.

    SEE JUDY WRIGHT KOEHLER-NEWELL’S EXTENSIVE PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS TO MANY FIND A GRAVE SITES: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSmpid=49218387&

    SEE JOHN PAGE’S FIND A GRAVE SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=belch&GSfn=nicholas&GSmn=skeel&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=37344288&df=all&
    Belch, Emma Tish (1870-1949)
    Belch, Emma Tish (1870-1949)
    Individual/ Sheep/ Automobile photo of Emma Tish belch Robbins came from
    https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/L6BS-4V8/emma-tish-belch-1870-1949

    We would like to give the owner of the photo credit, but the owner’s name was not given at the above website.

    Documents
    Mitchell, Elmer Ellsworth (1893-1975) & Goldia Mae Robbins Barton (1902-1989): Elmer Ellsworth Mitchell's Letter and Notes Concerning Belch Family History
    Mitchell, Elmer Ellsworth (1893-1975) & Goldia Mae Robbins Barton (1902-1989): Elmer Ellsworth Mitchell's Letter and Notes Concerning Belch Family History
    Letter and notes concerning Belch Family history was written on March 28, 1962 by Elmer Ellsworth Mitchell in Versailles, MO, and sent to Goldia Mae Robbins Barton in Clarks Hill, IN. Letters and notes came from Betty Colleen Barton Forney.

    Headstones
    Belch,  Emma Tish (1870-1949)
    Belch, Emma Tish (1870-1949)
    Emma Tish Belch Robbins (1870-1949); Scaffold Lick Cemetery, Blocher, Scott Co., IN, USA. Photo was taken by David R. Clark, M.D.

  • Name Emma Tish Belch 
    Born 22 Sep 1870  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Dec 1949  Clarks Hill, IN; burial: Scaffold Lick Cem., Blocher, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0102  forneyclark
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2022 

    Father Nicholas Skeel "Nick" Belch,   b. 9 Sep 1837, Tuscarawas Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1906, NewFrankfort neighbrhd,Austin,ScottCo.IN;burial:WesleyChapelCem.,ScottCo.,IN,GAR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane Coatney,   b. 6 Feb 1843, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1875, Burial: Wesley Chapel Cem., n of Austin, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1859  Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sylvester Robbins,   b. 27 Jan 1859, Johnson, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1912, Little York, Washington Co., burial: Scaffold Lick Cem., Blocher, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1886 
    Children 
     1. Luther Preston Robbins,   b. 2 May 1891, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1943, Ambia, Benton Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. Roy Ellison Robbins,   b. 10 Jul 1893,   d. 1957, Burial: Scaffold Lick Cem., Blocher, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Infant daughter (twin) Robbins,   b. 3 Jul 1895,   d. 1895
     4. Sarah E. (twin) Robbins,   b. 3 Jul 1895,   d. 30 May 1979  (Age 83 years)
     5. Mary M. Robbins,   b. 22 Mar 1898,   d. 1918-1919  (Age 20 years)
     6. Harry Simpson Robbins,   b. 24 Apr 1900, Vernon Twp., Jackson Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1950, Vernon Twp., Jackson Co., IN; burial: Union Cem., Clarks Hill, IN; Co. Rd. 1000E Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     7. Goldia Mae Robbins,   b. 13 May 1902, Crothersville, Jackson Co., IN (grew up in Little York, Washington, Co., IN) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1989, Lafayette, IN; burial: Union Cem., Clarks Hill, IN; Co. Rd. 1000E Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Sylvia Robbins,   b. 29 Jul 1904, Little York, Gibson, Washington Co., IN; recorded in Washington Co., IN; Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1953  (Age 49 years)
     9. Margaret "Maggie" Robbins,   b. 9 Dec 1906, Recorded in Washington Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1918, Danville, IL; burial: Scaffold Lick Cem., Blocher, Scott Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F0026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source:
      Betty Colleen Barton Forney:
      Name, dates, places

      Source:
      Charles Runyon and Donna Forney Clark:
      Emma Tish Belch Robbins lived in a two story house, on the left side of uptown as you enter Clarks Hill, IN, She was widowed at age 42 by Sylvester Robbins and finished raising their children alone. She made handmade lace wedding dresses and was a seamstress. In her living room, she always had a quilt frame set up with a quilt in-progress in it. She was small in stature and people always said she was a beautiful woman. In her last years, she ate only toast and drank only hot tea. Her daughter Goldia Mae Robbins Barton cared for her until her death. Emma had a backyard filled with violets.

      Source:
      1880 US Census of Johnson, Scott, Indiana:
      Household:
      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Nicholes BELCH Self M Male W 40 IN Farmer OH OH
      Ethelina BELCH Wife M Female W 37 IN Keeping House ME OH
      Willy BELCH Son S Male W 11 IN At Home IN IN
      Emma BELCH Dau S Female W 10 IN IN IN [Donna Forney Clark: Emma Tish Belch is 10 in this census. Her mother Margaret Jane Coatney died when Emma was 7.]
      AND
      Carrie BELCH Dau S Female W 2 IN IN IN
      AND
      Emma BELCH Dau S Female W 21 IN Teaching IN IN [Donna Forney Clark: The 21 year old Emma Belch in this census is the daughter of the first marriage of Ethelina Young Peacock Belch whose husband Abner Peacock was killed in the Civil War. Ethelina was the second wife of Nicholas Belch.]
      AND
      William BELCH Son S Male W 17 IN Laborer IN IN [Donna Forney Clark: This William is William Abner "Abby" Peacock, son of Ethelina "Ethe" Young and Francis Peacock.]

      Source:
      In the1920 US Census, Emma was living in AMBIA, HICKORY GROVE TWP, BENTON CO., IN with Harry, Goldia, Sylvia, and Harry's wife Gertie.

      Source:
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKRH-TF8
      Record Collection:
      United States Census, 1910

      Sylvester Robbins
      United States Census, 1910

      Name: Sylvester Robbins
      Event Type: Census
      Event Date: 1910
      Event Place: Gibson, Washington, Indiana, United States
      Gender: Male
      Age: 51
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Race: White
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Relationship to Head of Household: Head
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1859
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Father's Birthplace: Indiana
      Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
      Sheet Letter: B
      Sheet Number: 1
      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Sylvester Robbins Head Male 51 Indiana
      Emma Robbins Wife Female 40 Indiana
      Luther P Robbins Son Male 18 Indiana
      Roy Robbins Son Male 16 Indiana
      Sarah Robbins Daughter Female 14 Indiana
      Mary Robbins Daughter Female 12 Indiana
      Harry Robbins Son Male 9 Indiana
      Goldie Robbins Daughter Female 7 Indiana
      Sylva Robbins Daughter Female 5 Indiana
      Maggie Robbins Daughter Female 3 Indiana
      Albert Robbins Brother Male 60 Indiana
      Charles Robbins Brother Male 40 Indiana



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