Henry S. Belcher
- Born: Cir 1813, Franklin Co., VA
- Marriage: Sarah Bernard
- Died: Cir 1869, Franklin Co., VA at age 56
The 1850 Federal Census for Franklin Co., Virginia, page 180A, dated Dec. 5, 1850 records Henry S. Belsher (sic) 38 - VA) with his wife Sarah (40) and children Benjamin F. (14), John S. (13), Henry C. (12), Mary A. (11), George W. (10), Joseph B. (9), Thomas A. (7), and Francis (7). Henry is a farmer with real estate valued at $400. Also in the household is Henry's father-in-law, Benjamin Bernard (68). The slave schedule for 1850 records Henry with 3 slaves while Benjamin has 1 slave.
The 1860 Federal Census for South Western District, Franklin Co., Virginia, page 97, dated August 10, 1860 records Henry S. Belcher (47 - VA) with his wife Sallie (48) and children Benj F. (23), Henry C. (21), Geo W. (19), Jos B. (17), Thomas A. (16), Francis (14), and Sarah V. (8). Also in the household is Henry's father-in-law, Benjamin Bernard (78). Henry is a farmer with real estate valued at $4,500 and a personal estate valued at $2,780 including 2 slaves.
The 1870 Federal Census for Snow Creek Township, Franklin Co., Virginia, Glade Hill P. O., page 470B, dated August 31, 1870 records Sallie Belcher (59) with children Thomas (26) and Franklin (23).
A summons to appear in court dated February 7, 1866 for: Benjamin F. Belcher (son of Henry S.), Thomas A. Belcher, George W. Belcher, Francis M. Belcher, Sallie V. Belcher, and Sallie R. Belcher.
Henry married Sarah Bernard. (Sarah Bernard was born circa 1810 in Virginia and died after 1870 in Franklin Co., VA.)