Born in Indiana in 1856. "Belle" was the wife of John F. Hay. By 1880 she was living in Castroville, CA and by 1886 had moved to San Francisco. Her work includes landscapes and still lifes. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1886-96; Calif. State Fair, 1887-88.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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