Albert “Bert” Belville, born in 20 OCT 1866, in Pekin, Illinois.
Died of smallpox in Mexico in 13 APR 1904, 4 small children left behind.
Widowed in 1903, wife was Elizabeth Alice Ray, 1867-1903.
Children sent to Illinois by train, to live with relatives.
His daughter, Esther Jean Belville, 1897-2001, went to Illinois with her siblings; looking for which relatives took her in and raised her.