Bemis, Benjamin Boman
The following data is extracted from History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
1. BENJAMIN BOMAN BEMIS, son of Benj. and Sarah Bemis,* b. Feb. 14, 1763, in Spencer, Vt.; m. first, , Abigail Hall, dau. of Thomas and Huldah (Park) Hall, b. Dec. 9, 1763, and d. March 26, 1814. After living a few years in Spencer, Vt., they settled in Cornish where he lived many years. He m. second, , Sarah . He d. July 17, 1830, in Northfield, Vt. Children, all by first wife:
i. SARAH, b. Sept. 3, 1783, in Spencer, Vt.; m. Aug. 23, 1806, Enos Child of Cornish; rem. to Bethel, Vt., in 1812, where they spent the rest of their lives. Ten children:
ii. HULDAH, b. Dec. 24, 1755, in Spencer, Vt.; m. Sept. 4, 1809, Ishmael Tuxbury. They lived in Cornish Several years. Had eight children. (See Tuxbury.) She d. June 13, 1870. Mr. Tuxbury was b. March 12, 1782, and d. in Cornish June 15, 1867.
iii. ASAPH STEBBINS, b. March 12, 1788, in Spencer, Vt.; d. Nov. 25, 1823.
iv. JOSHUA B., b. Feb. 16, 1790, in Spencer, Vt.; d. July 28, 1803.
v. BEND. B., b. March 14, 1792, in Cornish.
vi. PERSIS, b. Sept. 6, 1794, in Cornish; m. . Went to Helena, Ark., in 1825, to reside.
vii. CATHARINE, b. July 28, 1796, in Cornish; d. Oct. 2, 1797.
viii. FRANKLIN, b. July 26, 1798, in Cornish; d. Aug. 2, 1803.
ix. ABIGAIL, b. June 17, 1800, in Cornish; d. Aug. 6, 1803.
x. TABITHA, b. Aug. 18, 1802, in Cornish; d. Aug. 8, 1803.
xi. THOMAS HALL, b. Jan. 23, 1808; m. June 24, 1832, Eliza Miller of New York. One child, Marcia Louisa, b. April 28, 1836.
*These parents came to Cornish and Spent their last years here. Benjamin, Sr., d. March 7, 1793, aged 68, and Sarah, his wife, d. Oct. 1; 1797, aged 73.
Source: History of the Town of Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire