Charles G. Bellamy papers  1842-1860
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Biography

Charles Gerrish Bellamy of Kittery, Maine, was born on January 3, 1811, and married his brother John's widow, Fanny Bellamy (1807-1892). Along with Elizabeth and Catherine, children from Fanny's previous marriage, the couple had several children: John, Charles, Elisha, Sophronia, Martha Ann, Laura, George, and Frances. The elder Charles, a Democrat, served in the Maine House of Representatives (1842-1843) and Senate (1846-1847), and afterward became the Inspector of Timber at the United States Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.