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Re: Any Info on Christopher Belen (or Balen) - mid 1800's
Posted by: Susan Warner (ID *****0303) Date: January 08, 2013 at 01:06:48
In Reply to: Any Info on Christopher Belen (or Balen) - mid 1800's by Robert Belen of 40284

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1880 Federal Census - Michigan > Clinton > Westphalia > 058 > 14
Chistoffer Balen 53 born Prussia
Margrata Balen 50 born Prussia
Peter Balen 20 born Prussia
John Balen 17 born Prussia
Mary Balen 16 born Prussia
Anna Balen 15 born Prussia
Mathias Balen 13 born Prussia
Nicolas Balen 12 born Prussia
Eva Balen 9 born Prussia
Elisabeth Balen 7 born Michigan
Chistoffer Balen 4 born Michigan
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1890 Federal Census - No records
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1900 Federal Census - Michigan > Clinton > Westphalia > District 0020 > 23
Christoph Belen 74 born Apr 1826
Margareth Belen 70 born Mar 1830
John Bolz 62 born Mar 1838
This record shows that Christoph and Margareth have been married for 46 years.
This record shows that Margareth is the mother of 11 kids with 9 kids still living.
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death cert for John Boltz shows parents names
(the brother-in-law listed in the 1900 Census)

These would also be the parents to your Margretha (Boltz) Belen

see John Boltz death cert here
http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p129401coll7/id/28151

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1910 Federal Census -
Christopher Balen is 84 years old and living with daughter Eva in Ionia County.
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marriage date: 22 May 1888
place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan
groom - Peter Belen, 28 years, b. 1860 in Germany
bride - Regina M. Fernholz, 23 years, b. 1865 in Westphalia, Michigan
groom's parents are - Christopher Belen and Margreth Baltz
bride's parents are - Frank Fernholz and Mary A Stamp
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marriage date: 24 Nov 1891
place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan
groom - Nicholas Uhren, 24 years, b. 1867 in Germany
bride - Mary Belen, 28 years, b. 1863 in Germany
groom's parents are - Peter Uhren and Gertrude Faudel
bride's parents are - Christopher Belen and Margareth Bolz
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marriage date: 19 Nov 1900
place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan
groom - Mathias Belen, 33 years, b. 1867 in Germany
bride - Mary Snitgen, 25 years, b. 1875 in Westphalia, Michigan
groom's parents are - Christopher Belen and Margret Botz
bride's parents are - Joseph Snitgen and Christine Lelman
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marriage date: 30 Oct 1894
place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan
groom - Nicholas Belen, 25 years, b. 1869 in Germany
bride - Margrith Pung, 23 years, b. 1871 in Westphalia, Michigan
groom's parents are - Chris. Belen and Margreth Bolz
bride's parents are - Paul Pung and Maria A. Schafer
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marriage date: 07 Jun 1894
place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan
groom - John Kaster, 24 years, b. 1870 in Westphalia, Michigan
bride - Eve Belen, 23 years, b. 1871 in Prussia
groom's parents are - John Kaster and Elizabeth Bergroth
bride's parents are - Chris Belen and Margaret Balz
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marriage date: 26 Apr 1894
place: Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan
groom - Frank Frenholz, 24 years, 1870 in Westphalia, Michigan
bride - Elizabeth Belen, 21 years, b. 1873 in Deerfield, Michigan
groom's parents are - Frank Frenholz and Mary A Stump
bride's parents are - Christopher Belen and Margaret Belen
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marriage date: 08 Jan 1924
place: Ionia, Ionia, Michigan
groom - Christ Belen, 48 years, b. 1876 in Westphalia, Mich
bride - Anna Snitgen, 46 years, b. 1878 in Westphalia, Mich
groom's parents are - Christ Belen and Margaret Holtz
bride's parents are - Joseph Snitgen and Christine Lehman
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I hope this information will be helpful to your research.

Susan
Saginaw. Michigan




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