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Pvt Silas Bingham Bement
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1829
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1895
Isabella County
Michigan, USA

* U. S. Civil War Veteran *

Died: Lincoln, Isabella County, MI

Son of: Harley Bement and Eliza Graves


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Silas Bingham Bement
b. Apr 09, 1829 at Bath, Steuben Co., NY
d. Jan 30, 1895 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan

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Silas Bingham Bement came to Michigan with his father at six years of age. His father settled in New Haven, Macomb Co., Michigan at first, afterwards moving into Ingram County, where he grew into manhood, becoming one of the early settlers and pioneers of Central Michigan. He married in 1849, bought 40 acres of land in Leroy County for $100, cleared and farmed it, and raised a family of four children.

Nancy Geer came to Michigan from Alleghany County, New York when she was fourteen years of age, living with John Starkweather's family in Leaway County, Michigan until she was 27 years of age and married Silas Bement. (Source: Chronicles of the Bement Family in America; 1928,, p. 373c; Spencer BeMent Supplement, 1996, p. 111d)

Silas served in the Civil War and was discharged 2 Sep 1862 with a certificate of disability from Company B, Seventh Regiment, of the Michigan Volunteers. This information was registered with the County Clerk of Ingham County, Michigan 21 Aug 1866. In 1883 his occupation was listed as a Deputy Sheriff. He and his wife are buried in the Cabot/Meech Cemetery in Williamston, Michigan. (Source: Cheryl Webber Valleau, May 1998)

Silas Bingham Bement claimed residence in Jackson County, Michigan. He enlisted in B Company, 7th Michigan Infantry Regiment at the age of 33 years on 17 August 1861 at Monroe, MI. He was discharged as a Private, with wounds, on 18 September 1862. (Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65, published 1903)
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  Nancy R. Geer Bement (1821 - 1888)*
  Adelia A Lee Bement (1830 - 1902)*
  Amy Elizabeth Bement (1857 - 1859)*
*Calculated relationship
Cabot Cemetery
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Randy Gladstone
Record added: May 26, 2010
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