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Dennis BeMent (#48162115)
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Bio Photo I have been researching the Bement Family in America genealogy since 1997, and updating the original family records collected around 1913 and published as the "Chronicles of the Bement Family in America" (only four copies ever published) in 1928. In the past 15-years that data has expanded over ten-fold, and thanks to and Find A Grave many of the missing links have been discovered.

Since I retired in April 2012 I am able to devote more time to my family research and also focus on improving the documentation within Find A Grave for several family lines. This is because I am very grateful for the contributions of others that provided beneficial information for my research and I recognize the great value in documented research.

Dennis BeMent, #48162115, June 2013
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Kathi Huggins Howell
FOUND picture of Alden and Harriet Smith Bement's son
Hello! I was shopping in an antique store down in Holden Beach, North Carolina a few weeks ago, and came across a lovely old picture of a young man. On the reverse side, someone had handwritten:

Probably a son of Harriet Smith Bement (wife of Alden T. Bement), Toldeo O. This man would be 1st cousin to Lydia Maria Smith Reynolds.

At the bottom part of the writing has born torn, but you can make out the last name of Bement and under the date is May 22/1895.

The portrait was done by Lewis Portraits in Toldeo, Ohio.

I have done a little digging around, and assume this young man is Addison Smith Bement, who died at an early age.

If this young man belongs to anyone's family, I would love to send you his picture! He misses his family!!!

Thank you for reading!

Kathi Huggins Howell
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Added by Kathi Huggins Howell on Aug 03, 2015 3:52 PM
Kathi Huggins Howell
old picture found in antique store!
Dear Mr. BeMent,

I was shopping in an antique store down in Holden Beach, NC, and found a wonderful vintage picture of a young man. When I looked on the back, you could see the name of Bement, and the date May 22/1895. Someone had written a personal note that says - "probably a son of Harriet Smith Bement (wife of Alden J. Bement, Toldedo, Ohio. This man would be 1st cousin to Lydia Maria Smith Reynolds). I am always interested in finding pictures of my own family, so I thought that I would try to be helpful and return this picture to this young man's family!

If you are interested, I can send you a copy of his picture, and if he belongs to your family, I will send the picture to you!

Kathi Huggins Howell
Added by Kathi Huggins Howell on Jul 21, 2015 4:08 PM
Sherry Hodges
RE: Bement Family
There are actually 4 names. They are all on the same stone as John and Betsey. I have changed the name to spell Bement and have transferred them to you.
Let me know if you see any other family members you want and I will transfer them to you.
Added by Sherry Hodges on Jul 17, 2015 6:51 AM
Sherry Hodges
RE: Bement Family
Hi Dennis,
I sent the memorials you requested. There are also 3 children linked to them with the last name spelled Belment; do you want those memorials also?
Added by Sherry Hodges on Jul 17, 2015 6:34 AM
FYI I just added the Find A Grave 149354604 for George E Bement Jr and his wife Joan Bement 149354658.

If you want to manage them just let me know.
Added by KatieDee on Jul 16, 2015 5:29 PM
Sherry Hodges
RE: Bement Family
I would be happy to transfer the memorial of your Bement family to you to manage. It makes me happy to know that a family member wants them and will take good care of them.

Added by Sherry Hodges on Mar 28, 2015 2:55 PM
Margaret Gunn
Carl Bement 14054248
Hi, Sorry about being so late in adding the information. Somehow the information got mixed up with other information.
Added by Margaret Gunn on Apr 03, 2014 1:18 AM
Bements in Ashfield

if you know any details about Aaron Ward and Eunice Bement who married at Ashfield, Mass. Feb. 3, 1814, I have 2 of their children's memorials that could include any details:

Horace Ward 109975415

Alvira Ward Williams 108285949

thanks very much and happy new year!
Added by Anonymous on Jan 12, 2014 5:46 PM
Bements in Ashfield
Added by Anonymous on Jan 12, 2014 5:43 PM
Juliette Gibbs Johnson
Mary Jane Bement

I've fixed the year of birth for Mary Jane. Thanks for the correction.

Added by Juliette Gibbs Johnson on Nov 06, 2013 9:08 AM
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