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Descendants of Joseph Bemis


      1260. Jonathan6 Bemis, Jr. (Jonathan5, David4, Jonathan3, John2, Joseph1)6679,6680,6681 was born 26 Feb 1788 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts6682, and died 25 Sep 1851 in Paris, Oxford, Maine6683,6684. He married Olive Hammond6684, daughter of Benjamin Hammond. She was born 11 Dec 1798 in Paris, Oxford, Maine6684.

Notes for Jonathan Bemis, Jr.:
History of Paris, Maine from Its Settlement to 1880 with a History of the Grants of 1736 & 1771 Together with Personal Sketches, a Copious Genealogical Register and an Appendix
Bemis.

"Jonathan Bemis, brother of the preceding, m. Olive, dau. of Benjamin Hammond.
Children:

Mary Stearns, b. July 22, 1821, m. John M. Hersey.
Elizabeth Hammond, b. Nov. 16, 1823, d. about 1836.
George Henry, b. Aug. 13, 1826.
The father died in Biddeford, Sept. 25, 1851."

More About Jonathan Bemis, Jr.:
Occupation: A Justice of the Peace in Lincoln, Penobscot, ME6685,6686

Notes for Olive Hammond:
[Ida_Marie.FTW]

HAMMOND.

BENJAMIN HAMMOND was the thirteenth settler in New Gloucester, moving there fro m North Yarmouth. Mention is made of him that he came to the block house or garrison, with h is wife Sarah, and there temporarily remained until a log house was built on the top of Harris Hill, where he made a home. He entered the service in the Revolution and was commissioned Captain in the Continental army. He died from sickness, at Ticondiroga, in the prime of life , leaving a widow and family of three sons and four daughters. He was a famous Indian scout , and a "mighty hunter." Four of his children were among the early settlers of Paris. The mother died in her old home at the advanced age of ninety years, and six months. By wife Sarah Craigie, he had the following children:

I Benjamin, b. July 13, 1760, m. Rebecca Smith, s. Paris.
II Sarah, b. 1763, m. Nicholas Chesley, s. Paris.
III Susan, b. 1765, m. Lemuel Jackson, Jr., s. Paris.
IV Hannah, b. 1767, m. Jacob Parsons, s. Norway.
V Bela, b. 1769, s. Foxcroft.
VI Joseph, b. Nov. 27, 1771, m. Lydia Parsons, s. Paris.
VII Polly, b. 1773, m. (???) Cotton, s. New Gloucester.

BENJAMIN HAMMOND, JR., m. Rebecca, dau. of Josiah Smith. She was b. in Glouceste r, Mass., Oct. 13, 1763. They settled in Paris about 1785. Referred to in another place. Children:
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I Rebecca, b. New Gloucester. May 27, 1783, m. James Daniels.
II Esther, b. Paris, May 29, 1786, m. Humphrey Merrill.
III Benjamin, b. Paris, Sept. 10, 1787, m. Ruth Hersey, s. Lincoln.
IV Moses, b. Paris, June 2, 1791, m. Mehitable Keith.
V Sally, b. Paris, Dec. 20, 1793, m. Frederic N. Hall.
VI Ezra, b. Paris, May 21, 1796, m. Betsey Town.
VII Olive, b. Paris, Dec. 11, 1798, m. Jonathan Bemis.
VIII Bela, b. Paris, Aug. 27, 1801, d. April 4, 1803.
The father d. Feb. 28, 1838. The mother d. Feb. 12, 1844.


History of Oxford Co. Maine, p. 615-616, ibid.

     
Children of Jonathan Bemis and Olive Hammond are:
+ 2506 i.   Mary Stearns7 Bemis, born 22 Jul 1821 in Paris, Oxford, Maine.
  2507 ii.   Elizabeth Hammond Bemis6687, born 16 Nov 1823 in Paris, Oxford, Maine6687; died Abt. 1836 in Paris, Oxford, Maine6687.
+ 2508 iii.   George Henry Bemis, born 13 Aug 1826 in Paris, Oxford, Maine.


      1264. Augustus Frederick6 Bemis (Jonathan5, David4, Jonathan3, John2, Joseph1)6688 was born 09 Dec 1796 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts6689, and died 05 May 1858 in Paris, Oxford, Maine6690. He married Bathsheba L. Stowell6691 in Paris, Oxford, Maine6692, daughter of Elias Stowell. She was born 01 Oct 1802 in Worcester, Massachusetts6692, and died 11 Jun 1870 in Cincinnati, Ohio6692.

Notes for Augustus Frederick Bemis:
Sinnett: "He was a leading citizen of Paris, Me., and highly respected by all who knew him."
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History of Paris, Maine from Its Settlement to 1880 with a History of the Grants of 1736 & 1771 Together with Personal Sketches, a Copious Genealogical Register and an Appendix
Bemis.

"Augustus Bemis, (bro. of the preceding) m. Bathsheba, dau. of Elias Stowell.
Children:

Frederic Augustus, b. Jan. 29, 1821."

More About Augustus Frederick Bemis:
Name 2: Frederick Augustus Bemis6692
Date born 2: 09 Dec 1796, Paris, Oxford, Maine6693,6694
Baptism: 27 Feb 1797, "Augustus Frederick, Son of Jona. Bemis"6695
Residence: "of Cincinnati, O(hio)."6696

Notes for Bathsheba L. Stowell:
Sinnett: "A woman of sterling qualities."
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History of Paris, Maine from Its Settlement to 1880 with a History of the Grants of 1736 & 1771 Together with Personal Sketches, a Copious Genealogical Register and an Appendix
Stowell.

"Bathsheba, b. July 3, 1805, m. Frederic A. Bemis."

More About Bathsheba L. Stowell:
Name 2: Rachel L. Stowell6697

More About Augustus Bemis and Bathsheba Stowell:
Marriage: Paris, Oxford, Maine6697
     
Children of Augustus Bemis and Bathsheba Stowell are:
  2509 i.   Frederick Augustus7 Bemis, Jr.6697, born 27 Jan 1821.
+ 2510 ii.   Sarah Stowell Bemis, born 09 Jul 1824.
+ 2511 iii.   George Francis Bemis, born 06 Feb 1827 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
  2512 iv.   Ellen Martha Bemis6697, born 01 Dec 1829 in Pittsburg, PA6697.
  2513 v.   Caroline Bemis6697, born 10 Jan 1833 in Pittsburg, PA6697; died 01 Jan 1835 in Pittsburg, PA6697.
  2514 vi.   Caroline Amelia Bemis6697, born 08 Apr 1836 in Pittsburg, PA6697; died 03 Jun 1838 in St. Louis, MO6697.
  2515 vii.   Anna Eliza Bemis6697, born 02 Nov 1838 in St. Louis, MO6697; died 1838 in St. Louis, MO6697.
  2516 viii.   Anna Maria Bemis6697, born 02 Nov 1838 in St. Louis, MO6697; died 1838 in St. Louis, MO6697.


      1270. Anna6 Vose (Mary5 Bemis, David4, Jonathan3, John2, Joseph1)6698 was born Abt. 1800 in Massachusetts6699. She married Charles Bemis6700 02 Mar 1815 in Boston, Suffold, Massachusetts6701, son of Nathaniel Bemis and Abigail Bridge. He was born 24 Mar 1789 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts6702, and died 02 Jan 18746703.

Notes for Charles Bemis:
[1850 Census - Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts - September 5, 1850 - page 336 - image 4]
Thomas Bemis, 60, attorney, real estate of $30,000, born in Massachusetts;
Ann Bemis, 50, born in Massachusetts;
Isaac V. Bemis, 25, attorney, born in Massachusetts;
Abby V. Bemis, 28, born in Massachusetts;
and three other unrelated individuals.

[Boston Daily Globe (1872-1960). Boston, Mass.: Jan 28, 1874. p. 3 (1 page)]
Probate Court.
For Middlesex County - Before Judge Brooks.
The following wills were, yesterday, admitted to probate; Those of Charles Bemis of Watertown and John Wells of Cambridge....

More About Charles Bemis:
Graduation: 1808, Harvard College6704
Occupation: a lawyer of Watertown6704

More About Charles Bemis and Anna Vose:
Marriage: 02 Mar 1815, Boston, Suffold, Massachusetts6705
Newspaper: 04 Mar 1815, Massachusetts Centinal Marriage Notices6706
     
Children are listed above under (1252) Charles Bemis.


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