CHARLES COTESWORTH BEAMAN was b. May 7, 1840, in Houlton, Me. He was son of Rev. Charles C. and Mary Ann (Stacy) Beaman of Boston; m. Aug. 19, 1874, Hettie Sherman Evarts, dau. of Hon. Wm. M. and Helen Minerva (Wardner) Evarts, b. Nov. 28, 1852, in N. Y. City. He built the house at “Blow-me-down” Farm in Cornish in 1883, which has since been used as their summer home with winter residence in N. Y. City; engaged in the practice of law. In the midst of an eminently useful life, Mr. Beaman was called away by death on Dec. 15, 1900. Children:
i. MARY STACY, b. May 6, I875, in N. Y.; m. July 8, 1897, Edward J. Holmes of Boston, a grandson of the celebrated poet, Oliver Wendell Holmes. They have no children, but live in the ancestral home of the great poet.
ii. HELEN WARDNER. b. Feb. 10, 1877, in N. Y.; m. Oct. 8, 1902, Herbert C. Lakin of N. Y. City. Here they reside in winter, and in summer at Cornish. Three children: 1. Hettie Beaman Lakin, b. Sept. 1, 1903, in Cornish. 2. Eleanor Putnam Lakin, b. Nov. 11, 1904, in N.Y. 3. Charles Beaman Lakin, b. Dec. 12,1907, in N.Y.
iii. MARGARET, b. Sept. 21, 1878, in Windsor, Vt.; m. June 16, 1909, John Erik-son of Washington, D. C.
iv. WILLIAM EVARTS, b. Jan. 25, 1881, in N. Y.