January 18, 2018

Archives for May 2017

Notable Descendant of Sir Robert Belknap: Henry Cavendish, Discoverer of Hydrogen

Notable Descendant of Sir Robert Belknap (abt 1330-1401): Henry Cavendish, Discoverer of Hydrogen.  British natural philosopher, scientist, and an important experimental and theoretical chemist and physicist, Cavendish is known for researches into the composition of atmospheric air, properties of different gases, synthesis of water, the law governing electrical attraction and repulsion, a mechanical theory of heat, and calculations […]

Gilbert Belnap Family Monument Rededication Announcement

The Gilbert Belnap Family Monument and Family Burial Plot in the Ogden City Cemetery will be rededicated on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.  A special memorial service will be held at the family plot, located on the east side of 1st Avenue in the far northwest corner of the cemetery.  All descendants (including spouses) […]

Notable Descendant of Sir Robert Belknap: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

Notable Descendant of Sir Robert Belknap (abt 1330-1401): Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour. Born 15 July 1848 in East Lothian, Scotland, Balfour served as Conservative Party Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from July 1902 to December 1905. Other significant posts and titles held included Lord President of the Council, Foreign Secretary, Lord […]