1930 Belnap Reunion

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NEW DIRECTORS SELECTED AT FAMILY OUTING Members of the Eetaap and Belknap Belknap families held a reunion in Hooper Wednesday, with Hyrum Belnap presiding. Letters from a number of relatives relatives who live at distant points, expressing expressing their regret at inability _ to be present, were read. They included included Charles Canfield Belknap of Seattle; Alice H. Belknap, Wyoming, New York; John Calvin WUson of South Williamsport, Pa.; Emily Matson Matson of Jersey Shore, N. J., and William Rountree, North Lindsay, Ontario, Canada. FIRST MEMBERS The. meeting opened With a "Come, Come Ye Saints," and prayer prayer by Bishop John D. Hooper, followed followed by another hymn, "How a Foundation." It was moved and seconded that the board of directors be released with a vote of thanks for their labors A new board of directors, composed oi one member from of the original families, was elected. Representing families of the children oi Gilbert Belnap the board is ?~ follows: Rawsel Cole Belnap, fcalt Lake; Reuben Augustus Belnap, Basalt. Idaho; Amos Belnap, Boise, Idaho- Betsy Rubena Greenwell, Ogden: Kyrum Adolphus Belnap, Ogden; Ogden; Augustus Reuben Belnap^ Robert Idaho; Level Belnap, Ogden; Aniasa William Belnap, Grace, Idaho; Idaho; John Virgil Lowe, Franklin, Idaho; Gilbert Belnap Lowe, Franklin Idaho;' David William Coolbear, Lake; James Gilbert Belnap, Salt Lake- Oliver Mead Belnap, Blackfoot, Blackfoot, Idaho; Francis Eugene Belnap, Rexburg. Idaho; Charles A. Stoddard, Stoddard, Myton. Utah. The program included a duet by Jewel and Gem Van Orclen; bv Bishop John D. Hooper; reading by Joseph Lowe; reading by Margaret Margaret Belnap; talks by Marion B. Kerr, John Belnap. Bishop Arias Belnap, Emer Belnap Kubena Greenwell and Love! Belnap; story, William Coolbear; duet by Lee riard and Fern Fowers; speech by Hyrum Belnap. Roy Stoddard pronounced pronounced the benediction. OLD HOME VISITED 4fter the meeting, those .present drc ye in automobiles to visit the farm home of Gilbert Belnap, pioneer of Weber county, and progenitor progenitor of the- Bfilnap family Kere They then drove to the home Dora Belnap Stoddard, daughter Gilbert She was. too ill to attend toe reunion. Records of the ineet- inp were made by Joseph H. secretary.

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  1. The Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  2. 24 Aug 1930, Sun,
  3. Page 22

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