November 20, 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 […]

Passing of W. Dean Belnap

W. Dean Belnap, president of the Belnap Family Organization from 1974-1976 and compiler of the landmark history on the Belnap family, Heritage With Honor, passed away on January 27, 2017.  His funeral services, held on February 4, 2017 in Kaysville, Utah, and presided over by President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, were an […]