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Descendants of Joseph Bemis

      2732. Edmund8 Bemis (Elijah7, Edmund6, Edmund5, Phillip4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Joseph1)11436 was born 19 Sep 1824 in Troy, New Hampshire11436, and died 10 Jun 189211436. He married (1) Mary M. Kimball11437 13 Aug 184611437. She was born 182711437, and died 20 Jun 188511437. He married (2) Polly A. Bowen 18 May 188611437.

Notes for Edmund Bemis:
[Historical Sketch of the Town of Troy, New Hampshire:344]
Edmund Bemis, son of Elijah, born Sept. 19, 1824; married 1st, Aug. 13, 1846, Mary M. Kimball of Rindge. Mrs. Bemis died June 20, 1885, aged 58; and he married, 2s, May 18, 1886, Polly A. Bowen of Richmond. He died June 10, 1892. A few years after his marriage he purchased the Perkins place on East Hill where he lived until about 1887, when he moved to the village and purchased one-half of the brick house formerly owned by Isaac Aldrich. Mr. Bemis was a shrewd business man and a successful farmer, and by industry and economy secured quite a competence. He served as selectman of the town at different times for twenty-five years, and in 1865 and 1866 represented the town in the legislature. He was frequently called upon to act in the settlement of estates and other probate business...
[Draper:185-6] Mr. Bemis was a shrewd and successful business man. He served as Selectman at various times for twenty-five years in Troy, N.H. and represented the Town in the Legislature.
[Gazetteer of Cheshire County, N. H. - 1736-1885 - compiled and published by Hamilton Child, Syracuse, N.Y., August 1885, FHL US/CAN 974.29 E5c, p. 479]
Town of Troy:
Elijah Bemis, a native of this town, died here in 1852, aged forty-nine years. His son Edmund, also born here, has been a selectman twenty years, was town representative in 1865-66, and has held the office of justice of the peace since 1866.

More About Mary M. Kimball:
Name 2: Mary W. Kimball11438

More About Edmund Bemis and Mary Kimball:
Marriage: 13 Aug 184611439

More About Polly A. Bowen:
Residence: Richmond, NH11439

More About Edmund Bemis and Polly Bowen:
Marriage: 18 May 188611439
Children of Edmund Bemis and Mary Kimball are:
  4382 i.   George Warren9 Bemis11439, born 02 Jan 1852 in Troy, New Hampshire11439. He married Cecelia Sweezer11439.
  More About George Warren Bemis:
Residence: Templeton, Mass.11439

  More About Cecelia Sweezer:
Residence: of New Brunswick11439

  4383 ii.   Marianna Bemis11439, born 16 Jun 1853 in Troy, New Hampshire11439. She married Henry Perley Howe11439,11440 14 Sep 187111441; born 27 Oct 1848 in Fitzwilliam, Cheshire, New Hampshire11442.
  More About Henry Perley Howe:
Residence: Fitzwilliam, NH11443

  More About Henry Howe and Marianna Bemis:
Marriage: 14 Sep 187111443

  4384 iii.   Emma Jane Bemis11443, born 21 Jul 1860 in Troy, New Hampshire11443. She married Alfred P. Haskins11443 29 Jun 188611443.
  More About Alfred Haskins and Emma Bemis:
Marriage: 29 Jun 188611443

  4385 iv.   Alice Luella Bemis11444, born 02 Apr 1862 in Troy, New Hampshire11444. She married Elmer Jesse Adams11444 27 Apr 188611445,11446; born 04 Feb 1864 in Jaffrey, New Hampshire11446.
  Notes for Alice Luella Bemis:
[A History of the Town of Sullivan, New Hampshire, 1777-1917]

6. JONATHAN J6. COMSTOCK, son of William5, 2, lived in Jaffrey, where he d., May 1, 1883. He had a good farm. He m., Nov. 4, 1830, in Jaffrey, by Rev. C. Greenleaf, Roancy Dutton, b. in Jaffrey, Feb. 2, 1809; d. there in the eighties; dau. of William and Abigail (Smith) Dutton. They had five ch., all b. in Jaffrey: 1. Mary Roancy7, b., Aug. 16, 1831; m. 1st, June 2, 1852, Johnson Plummer, b. in Goffstown, Jan. 11, 1822; d. there, Feb. 11, 1857; son of Jesse T. and Hannah (Johnson) Plummer; m. 2d, May 1, 1859, Addison Joseph Adams, b. in Troy, N. H., June 22, 1829; son of Jesse and Ruth (Perkins) Adams. She had three ch.: 1. Charles Henry Plummer8, b. in Goffstown, Feb. 26, 1854; 2. Everett Freeman Adams8, b. in Jaffrey, Mar. 16, 1862; 3. Elmer Jesse Adams8, b. in Jaffrey, Feb. 4, 1864; m., Apr. 27, 1886, Alice Luella Bemis, b. in Troy, N. H., Apr. 2, 1862; dau. of Edmund and Mary (Kimball) Bemis. 2. Freeman Jonathan7, b. Feb. 11, 1834; m., Oct. 23, 1862, Abbie Haywood, b. in Jaffrey, Oct. 23, 1834, dau. of Benjamin and Polly (Sawyer) Haywood. He was a large and influential furniture dealer, located at first in Peoria, Ill., later at St. Louis, Mo. He d. at Clifton Springs, N. Y., Dec. 11, 1900. Two ch.: 1. Mary Ella8, b. in Peoria, Ill., Aug. 13, 1863; 2. William Freeman8, b. in Peoria, Ill., Aug. 1, 1865, a furniture dealer in that place, for a time, now with the Fidelity Trust Co., Kansas City, Mo. 3. William Dutton7, b., May 19, 1839; m., Nov. 27, 1867. Susan F. Gregory. He was in the furniture business in Sacramento, Cal., where their dau., Sophia Gregory8, was b., May 4, 1872. 4. David Jewett7, b., May 16, 1841; d. in Jaffrey, Oct. 19, 1841. 5. Charles Smith7, b., Apr. 28, 1843; d. in Jaffrey, Sept. 10, 1849.

  More About Alice Luella Bemis:
Name 2: Alice Lillian Bemis11447
Date born 2: 11 Apr 1862, Troy, New Hampshire11447
Residence: Jaffrey, NH11447

  More About Elmer Jesse Adams:
Name 2: Elmer J. Adams11447

  More About Elmer Adams and Alice Bemis:
Marriage: 27 Apr 188611447,11448

      2735. Elijah8 Bemis (Elijah7, Edmund6, Edmund5, Phillip4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Joseph1)11449 was born 02 Mar 1829 in Troy, New Hampshire11449. He married Susan Hannah Kimball11450 02 Jun 1852 in Rindge, N.H.11450, daughter of Samuel Kimball and Melinda Pierce. She was born 20 Sep 1830 in Troy, New Hampshire11450, and died Aft. 189811450.

Notes for Elijah Bemis:
"The Bemis History and Genealogy" by Colonel Thomas Waln-Morgan Draper,1900, published San Francisco, California, copies in the Library of Congress

"Mr. Bemis early engaged in the manufacture of woodenware, retiring in later years to a farm. He has always been prominent in Municipal affairs, filling various town offices for a long series of years."

More About Elijah Bemis:
Residence: Rindge, NH11450

More About Elijah Bemis and Susan Kimball:
Marriage: 02 Jun 1852, Rindge, N.H.11450
Children of Elijah Bemis and Susan Kimball are:
  4386 i.   George Elijah9 Bemis11450, born 13 Feb 1861 in Rindge, NH11450. He married Emma Elizabeth Proctor11450 25 Dec 1887 in Lunenburg, Mass.11450; born 25 Sep 1864 in Lunenburg, Mass11450.
  More About George Elijah Bemis:
Occupation: Mr. Bemis has lived in New York City since 1888, and is the publisher of the "Teachers World", a leading educational Magazine.11450

  More About George Bemis and Emma Proctor:
Marriage: 25 Dec 1887, Lunenburg, Mass.11450

  4387 ii.   Charles Ellsworth Bemis11450, born 12 Feb 1863 in Rindge, NH11450; died 11 Apr 186311450.
  4388 iii.   Ernest Samuel Bemis11450, born 27 Jan 1867 in Rindge, NH11450; died 13 Oct 189011450.
  4389 iv.   Irving Kimball Bemis11450, born 08 Feb 1873 in Rindge, New Hampshire11450,11451.

      2736. Gilbert C.8 Bemis (Elijah7, Edmund6, Edmund5, Phillip4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Joseph1)11452 was born 23 Jun 1830 in Troy, New Hampshire11452,11453, and died 04 Feb 189211454. He married Ellen Sarah Metcalf11454 19 Oct 185411454,11455, daughter of Timothy Metcalf and Mary Pratt. She was born 18 Feb 183611455.

More About Gilbert C. Bemis:
Date born 2: 22 Jan 183111455

More About Gilbert Bemis and Ellen Metcalf:
Marriage 1: 19 Oct 185411456,11457
Marriage 2: 10 Oct 185411458
Child of Gilbert Bemis and Ellen Metcalf is:
  4390 i.   Charles Gilbert9 Bemis11459,11460, born 23 Sep 1864 in Jaffrey, New Hampshire11461,11462.
  Notes for Charles Gilbert Bemis:
[1920 Census - New Hampshire - Cheshire County - Troy (ED#22) - January 23, 1920 - page 12A - image 23]:
Charles G. Bemis, 55, single, born in New Hampshire. He is listed as a Steam Press Operator in the Blanket Mill. Both of his parents were born in New Hampshire.

      2739. William L.8 Bemis (Jonas7, Edmund6, Edmund5, Phillip4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Joseph1)11463 was born 02 Nov 1834 in Troy, New Hampshire11463. He married Mary J. Holt11463 03 Apr 1861 in Troy, New Hampshire11463.

More About William L. Bemis:
Residence: Pawtucket, R. I.11464

More About William Bemis and Mary Holt:
Marriage: 03 Apr 1861, Troy, New Hampshire11465
Children of William Bemis and Mary Holt are:
  4391 i.   Nellie A.9 Bemis11465, born 10 Dec 1861 in Troy, New Hampshire11465.
  4392 ii.   Henry Leslie Bemis11465, born 21 Jan 1873 in Troy, New Hampshire11465.

      2741. Mary E.8 Bemis (Jonas7, Edmund6, Edmund5, Phillip4, Joseph3, Joseph2, Joseph1)11465 was born 20 Oct 1840 in Troy, New Hampshire11465. She married Henry C. Almy11465 11 Jan 186611465.

More About Henry C. Almy:
Residence: S. Portsmouth, Rhode Island11465

More About Henry Almy and Mary Bemis:
Marriage: 11 Jan 186611465
Children of Mary Bemis and Henry Almy are:
  4393 i.   Frederic Warren9 Almy11465, born 29 Oct 186611465.
  4394 ii.   Fannie Gertrude Almy11465, born 28 Apr 187311465.

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