September 19, 2017

Gilbert Belnap (1821-1899)

Gathered here is the most comprehensive repository of materials on the life of Utah Pioneer Gilbert Belnap.  Click on the links below to access biographical and historical information by or about Gilbert Belnap:

Autobiographical Writings

  • Gilbert Belnap Autobiography, 1856 (transcription) [TO COME]
  • Gilbert Belnap Salmon River Mission Journal, 1855-1857 (transcription) [TO COME]

Biographies and Related Materials

Letters

Salmon River Mission (Fort Lemhi/Fort Limhi) Letters from Gilbert Belnap

Salmon River Mission (Fort Lemhi/Fort Limhi) Letters to Gilbert Belnap

Letters from Gilbert Belnap to:

  • [unidentified relative–possibly Reuben McBride], 11 Mar 1847
  • [John?] Belnap (brother), 27 Jan 1861
  • Andrew S. Gibbons (brother-in-law), 18 Dec 1861
  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 22 Dec 1874
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  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 5 Apr 1879
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  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 4 Sep 1880
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  • Hyrum Belnap (son), 11 Aug 1880
  • Hyrum Belnap (son), 20 Jul 1881
  • Hyrum Belnap (son), 31 Aug 1881
  • Hyrum Belnap (son), 22 Dec 1881
  • Hyrum Belnap (son), 1 Nov 1882

Letters to Gilbert Belnap from:

  • Mary Belnap Paine (first cousin), 11 Sep 1846
  • Mary Belnap Paine (first cousin), 23 Nov 1856
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  • John Belnap (brother), 12 Apr 1871
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  • James Belnap (brother), [various dates]
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  • Thomas D. Belnap (brother), 1 May 1857
  • Thomas D. Belnap (brother), 27 Jan 1876
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  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 17 Jul 1859
  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law) and Andrew S. and Rizpah Knight Gibbons (in-laws), 17 Apr 1860
  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 10 Apr 1865
  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 10 Feb 1869
  • Martha McBride Knight (mother-in-law), 6 Jun 1870
  • Andrew S. Gibbons (brother-in-law), 22 May 1864
  • Russell Gibbons and Andrew V. Gibbons (nephews); also addressed to Adaline Knight (wife), 19 Mar 1870
  • Lorin Farr (Weber Stake president), 17 May 1874

LDS Materials

Political and Business Certificates

Newspaper Articles

Poundkeeper Notices

Cemetery Sexton Matters

Seventies Reports

Salmon River Mission

 Bishop Matters

Property Matters

Transcontinental Railroad

 Political/Community Activities

Assessor/Collector

Health Matters

 Family Matters

Wedding Anniversary

Social Matters

Death Notices

Accounts/Stories/Published References concerning Gilbert Belnap

Miscellaneous Legal/Political Papers and Receipts

Census Records

Land Records

  • Hooper Land Patent

Military Records

  • Weber County Militia Rolls
  • Indian War Service Affidavit, Commissioner of Indian War Records

Photographs and Images

Individual Images

Group Images

Other Images

Headstone

Spouses

Children

through Adaline Knight

through Henrietta McBride

Parents

Last update:  24 Mar 2016