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From: Linda Davis <>
Date: Sun, 30 May 1999 13:51:43 -0500

Looking for information on any of the families below. Thanks! Linda

1. REUBEN JACKSON BELLAH was born February 20, 1807 in Butts, Co., Ga,
and died in Randolph Co, Al. He married TABITHA WOODRUFF January 08,
1837, Butts Co Ga.,possible daughter of CLIFFORD WOODRUFF and PRICILLA
SPILLARDS. She was born January 08, 1815 in Ga. Daughter of Pricilla
Woodruff and possibly Clifford Woodruff. Pricilla was a widow and living
near Tabitha in Randolph Co in 1850. Found marriage record for a
Pricilla G. Spillards to Clifford Woodruff 4-20-1819 in Jasper Co.
Ga.These dates don't jive with Tabitha's birthday, however it looks like
it may be
her mother because of the location. It is listed for now to not lose
this information.


HENRY BELLAH, b. July 16, 1840, Randolph, Al; d. October 07, 1902,
Rockwall, TX.

EMILY BELLAH, b. June 20, 1842, Randolph, Co Al.

MILTON BELLAH, b. June 08, 1844, Randolph, Co Al.; d. April 28, 1887,
Colorado, Texas.

SAMUEL BELLAH, b. December 01, 1845, Randolph, Co Al.; d. November 10,
1888, Baylor, TX.

JOHN BELLAH, b. May 16, 1846, Randolph, Co Al.d. May 06, 1922, Rocky,

LOUSIA BELLAH B 1848,Randolph, Co Al.
2. HENRY BELLAH was born July 16, 1840 in Randolph, Al, and died
October 07, 1902 in Rockwall, TX. He married MARY JANE KIMBRELL
December 05, 1865 in Randolph, Al, daughter of THOMAS KIMBRELL and
CASSA. She was born January 09, 1845 in Randolph Co, Al, and died June
17, 1894 in Palo Pinto, TX.
Henry served in the Civil War in the 13th Alabama Regiment, Company D.
In the battle of Gettysburg he was shot through the left lung which
was the indirect cause of his death years later. He brought his family
to Texas shortly after the war where he remained until his death.
Henry serves in the 13th, Alabama Regiment, Co. D, during the Civil War;

removed to Hill County shortly after the war.


GEORGE WASHINGTON BELLAH, b. December 15, 1866, Randolph, Al; d.
December 23, 1929, Bradshaw, TX.

JOHN SIDNEY BELLAH, b. August 31, 1868, Clay/Randolph , Al; d. July 24,
1943, Tulsa, Ok. Married Annie Brown.

*ELIJAH LEE BELLAH, b. August 01, 1872, Randolph, Al; d. October 19,
1932, Gotobo, Ok; m. LILLIE GOLDEN BRIGHT, December 13, 1913, Waco,
McLennon, TX; b. July 24, 1888, Guntersville, Marshall, Al; d. January
12, 1958, Roswell, NM.
She was widowed twice before marrying Lee.

WOODFIN HENRY BELLAH, b. May 03, 1878, Wood, TX; d. Miami, Ok.
Married Lena Riddle.

JAMES AIKEN BELLAH, b. December 01, 1880, Coryell, TX; d. Blum, TX.
He was Postmaster at Blum for many years and had a small newspaper
He wrote a small book abt the family history that I am indebted to him
much of the information I have. He married 1st Dicie Strother after her
death he married Beulah Emily Baker. He was named for his father's Civil
War commanding officer, James Aiken.

MARY ELIZABETH BELLAH, b. March 28, 1883, Coryell, TX; d. July 26,
1921, Blum, TX. Married Oscar Garner they had no children.

ROSE JANE BELLAH, b. June 16, 1886, Coryell, TX; d. November 20, 1919,
Lometa, TX. Married James P Gooch.

MILTON BELLAH was born June 08, 1844 in Randolph, Co Al., and died
April 28, 1887 in Colorado, Texas. He married MARTHA HELEN MOORE March
26, 1869. She was born January 11, 1854, and died January 10, 1913 in
Mitchell Co., Texas.

SAMUEL BELLAH was born December 01, 1845 in Randolph, Co Al. and died
November 10, 1888 in Baylor, TX.

JOHN BELLAH was born May 16, 1846 Randolph, Co Al., and died May 06,
1922 in Rocky, Ok. He married LUCY ANN WALTON May 28, 1868. She was
born April 13 in Chambers Co., Alabama, and died February 03, 1930.

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