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John Bemis
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1752
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1835
Dummerston Center
Windham County
Vermont, USA

John, b. June 13, 1753, m. 1st, Abigail, sister of Henry Stevens of this town, who d. 1782 AE 27; 2d, Jemima, dau. of Elder Daniel Whipple, the first Baptist minister in Vermont, who died 1789, AE 97, and was buried at Brattleboro. Children by the first marriage: Benjamin, m. Rebecca Dickinson, resided at Bath, enlisted and died in the regular army; Abigail, m. May 1, 1806, Joseph Hildreth, jr., had children, George, John, and Arazina; Lucy m. John Streeter and settled in Lisbon, N.H.; by 2d marriage, John, jr., Daniel W., David, Stephen, William, Emeline, Melinda, and Catherine. John, jr., m. 1st, Rhoda Bebee, July 5, 1807. Children: Roxana, married Charles Butler, who was drowned in the Connecticut river in 1838; John Bradley m. Electa Boyden; 2d, Dolly Pettis; 3d, Patience Wright. Daniel W. m. Melindy Goddard; children: Melinda, Anna, Orpha, and Sumner. A few years before his death he removed to Hinsdale, N.H.; died 1867. David m. Rhoda Sargeant, Feb 13, 1817. Children: Erastus, Daniel G., Samuel N., and Horace. Erastus was a physician, and m. Ruth McCullough, and settled in Pennsylvania. Daniel G. m. 1st, Amanda M. Bemis, 2d, her sister Melvina A. He was killed instantly by the falling of a tree in 1864. Samuel Newell, physician; graduate of Vt. Medical College in 1848, married Louisa R. Miller in 1851; settled in Stanford, 1852; representative in legislature 1854, '55, '65, again in 1874; removed to Dummerston, 1869; resident 12 years, with extensive practice; removed to Brattleboro in 1881. Horace, lawyer; studied with Asa Keyes of Brattleboro; m. 1st, Caroline S. Bruce; removed to N.Y.; m. 2d, Sarah Washburn. Stephen married Sophia Daniels. William m. 1st, Isabella Houghton, 2d, Marinda Willard; 3d, Dolly Sargeant. He died 1868. William H., his son, soldier, died in late war of Rebellion. Emeline m. Nathan Applebee, Aug. 31, 1812; settled in Littleton, N.H. Melinda m. David Daily; lived in Newbury. Catherine m. Dr. Sewall Walker; d. in 1872. John Bemis, son, was a Revolutionary soldier; came from Brattleboro to this town before 1792; died in 1835, aged 83; Jemima, his wife, d. in 1830,

Son of Mary (Molly) Dunster and David Bemis. He was from a family of eleven boys and one girl.

Married (1) Abigail Nabby Stevens, 30 December 1776. They had one son and two daughters. She died 7 October 1782.
1.Benjamin, m.Rebecca Dickinson
3.Nabby (possibly nickname for Abigail)

Married (2) Jemima Whipple, about 1790. She died 3 December 1830. They had 9 children:
1.John m. Knight
2.Melinda m. Nathanial Applebee
3.Asa enlisted in the war of 1812 and died there.
4.Daniel m. Melinda Goddard
5.Catherine (Katie) m. Dr. Seewell Walker
6.Emeline m. Applebee
7.David m. Burnham

He served in the Continental Service, Army of George Washington, in 1777 and was a pensioner. He served at Valley Forge
Family links: 
  Abigail Stevens Bemis (1754 - 1782)
  Jemima Whipple Bemis (1765 - 1830)
  Daniel W Bemis (1789 - 1867)*
  David Bemis (1791 - 1851)*
  Catherine Bemis Walker (1795 - 1872)*
  William Bemis (1806 - 1868)*
*Calculated relationship
While ancestor hunting at Locust Ridge Cem ( Boyden of Dummerston ) I checked for photos wanted on Find a Grave list.. Noticed several Bemis nearby. Found two wives of John and a broken off stone between them with a veteran marker "SAR 1775" .took pic of it. You can see the broken base of the stone
Dave Yucavitch
Note: NR
Locust Ridge Cemetery
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Maintained by: Mary Alice Vampola
Originally Created by: history4sure
Record added: Apr 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36357135
John Bemis
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John Bemis
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- history4sure
 Added: Jan. 1, 2012
Rest in Peace
- Mary Alice Vampola
 Added: Dec. 10, 2011

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 Added: Nov. 29, 2011
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