My great grandfather, John Belan, died in the early 70's. He lived on a farm in Smithfield, Fayette County, Pa. He was father to my grandfather, John Belan, who died at age 87 in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. My fathers name is John Belan, age 63 resides in Florida, but was raised in Fayette County, Pa. My name is John Belan, age 39. Originally from Smithfield, Pa.
Do you pronounce your last name or your grandfathers name, "Beelan" or "Bellan"? Ours is pronounced,BELLAN.