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Isham Isome Belcher (b. 1796, d. Aft. 1880)

Isham Isome Belcher (son of Isham Isome Belcher and Martha Patsy Hodges) was born 1796 in Tazewell Co., VA, and died Aft. 1880. He married Rebecca Bailey on October 23, 1826 in Tazewell, VA, daughter of Rueben Bailey and Sarah Ferguson.

 Notes for Isham Isome Belcher:
SERVED IN WAR OF 1812: LISTED IN PAY ROLLS
AND MUSTER ROLLS ALONG WITH
FATHER ISHAM SR. 28 SEPT 1851 LISTED IN VIRGINIA PROPERTY TAX RECORDS 1809
LISTED IN 1850 MERCER CO VA/WVA CENSUS RECORDS: AGE 56 HOUSEHOLD #628
FARMER WITH 1000 ACRES OF LAND BORN IN VA
MARRIED REBECCA BAILEY ALSO LISTED IN 1850 MERCER CO CENSUS AGE 56 BORN IN VA
REBECCA IS LISTED AS NOT BEING ABLE TO READ OR WRITE
CHILDREN LISTED IN 1850 MERCER COUNTY CENSUS HOUSEHOLD #628

In 1830 Federal Census for Franklin Co., VA, probably this Isham is listed as Isum.
At that time he had 4 boys, and 5 girls in the household. By these ages, it has to
be assumed they are not all his children, as some are as old as, between 20 and 30,
At this time, Isham is only 34.

In the 1830 Census for Amelia, VA, an Isham Belcher is listed as having a boy under 5
years of age, and a girl of under 5, also. The boy has to be his son William.

Isham shows up on the 1860 Census for VA, but not on the 1870 Census.

On the 1860 Slave Schedule, Isham had one male slave, aged 62.

More About Isham Isome Belcher and Rebecca Bailey:
Marriage: October 23, 1826, Tazewell, VA.

Children of Isham Isome Belcher and Rebecca Bailey are:

  1. Allen M. Belcher, b. 1827.
  2. +William Belcher, b. 1828, Snow Creek, Franklin County, VA, d. 1899, Snow Creek, Franklin County, VA.
  3. Anderson R. Belcher, b. Abt. 1830.
  4. James M. Belcher, b. Abt. 1832.
  5. Nancy Belcher, b. September 01, 1835, d. July 17, 1925, Couch, Oregon, MO.
  6. Sally Belcher, b. Abt. 1837.
  7. Rufus Belcher, b. Abt. 1840.
  8. Isom Belcher, b. Abt. 1844.
  9. Rebecca J. Belcher, b. Abt. 1847.