January 18, 2018

Abraham Belknap f/k/a Beltoft (chr. 1589/1590-1643)

Gathered here is the most comprehensive public repository of materials on the life of Abraham Belknap (formerly known as Beltoft), fifth great grandfather of Utah Pioneer Gilbert Belnap.  Click on the links below to access biographical and historical information about Abraham Belknap f/k/a Beltoft:

Christening Record

  • Parish Register: Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England: Abraham Beltofte, 10 Mar 1589/ 1590

Marriage Record

England Court Records

  • Essex Archives Online: Session Rolls: Indictment: Emmanuel Norrington of Loughton husbandman [as in Q/SR 247/15], at Loughton, stole 7 white ewes each worth 5d. of Abraham Belknappe.  Pleads not guilty.  Guilty, no chattels [see also Q/SR 247/15, 17, 32-34, 139] True Bill, Q/SR 247/16:  20 Oct 1624
  • Essex Archives Online: Session Rolls: Recognizances: Richard Fuller of Loughton (128), John Durrington of Sheering yeoman (129), William Stock of Waltham Holy Cross (130), Thomas Archer of North Weald Bassett (131), Abraham Bellnap of Loughton (132) and Robert King of High Laver (133), all against Emmanuel Norrington of Loughton husbandman [see Q/SR 247/15-17, 32-34] and 7 sheep from Durrington.  Justice: Edward Altham knight, Q/SR 247/128-133:  1624

Massachusetts Property Records

Probate Records

Printed Genealogies

Miscellaneous (Unsorted)

  • The Essex Antiquarian, vol. 2, p. 183
  • Lewis, Alonzo and Newhall, James Robinson. History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts: Including Lynnfield, Saugus, Swampscot, and Nahant, pp. 150, 172, 576 (Boston, 1865)
  • Endicott, C. M. “The Osgood Family in New England.” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 13 (1859), pp. 200-202





Last update:  23 Jun 2014