September 19, 2017

Birthplaces

Over the last 170 years, the descendants of Gilbert Belnap and his wives Adaline Knight and Henrietta McBride have scattered to many places around the world.  Descendants of Gilbert Belnap have been born in at least 46 U.S. states, 2 U.S. territories, and 17 foreign countries (based on information received by the Belnap Family Organization through 1996).

U.S. states/territories where Gilbert Belnap’s descendants are known to have been born:

Alabama Louisiana Oregon
Alaska Maryland Pennsylvania
Arizona Massachusetts Rhode Island
Arkansas Michigan South Carolina
California Minnesota South Dakota
Colorado Mississippi Tennessee
Connecticut Missouri Texas
Delaware Montana Utah
Florida Nebraska Virginia
Georgia Nevada Washington
Hawaii New Jersey Wisconsin
Idaho New Mexico Wyoming
Illinois New York
Indiana North Carolina District of Columbia
Iowa North Dakota Puerto Rico
Kansas Ohio
Kentucky Oklahoma

Note that the above list of U.S. states includes every state west of the Mississippi and every state in the Deep South.

U.S. states where no descendants of Gilbert Belnap are currently known to have been born:

Maine
New Hampshire
Vermont
West Virginia

Interestingly, the region of the United States with the least concentration of Gilbert’s descendants (as determined by place of birth) is New England, where Gilbert’s Belknap ancestors first arrived in the New World.

Foreign countries where Gilbert Belnap’s descendants are currently known to have been born:

Australia
Bahrain
Belgium
Canada
China
Cuba (Guantanamo Bay)
Cyprus
England
Germany
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Philippines
Scotland
South Korea
Taiwan

 

Last update: 16 Jun 2016