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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Henry  BEMIS

  (b. 28 January 1750Weston, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 24 June 1833Littleton, New Hampshire, USA )  

Henry BEMIS was born 28 January 1750 in Weston, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Henry BEMIS was the child of

He married  Susannah NURSE 14 September 1772 in Hubbardston, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Susannah NURSE  was born 26 December 1749 in Rutland, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 20 October 1843 in Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick) .  She was the daughter of Benjamin NURSE and Martha MARBLE.

Henry BEMIS died 24 June 1833 in Littleton, New Hampshire, USA .
The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? May 30, 1854 - Congress passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act, establishing the territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

son of John Bemis and Hannah Warren

Weston, Massachusetts, USA - On the Charles above the Weston Bridge
Weston, Massachusetts, USA
On the Charles above the Weston Bridge
Weston, Massachusetts, USA - Norumbega Tower, Weston, Mass.
Weston, Massachusetts, USA
Norumbega Tower, Weston, Mass.
Weston, Massachusetts, USA - Public Library
Weston, Massachusetts, USA
Public Library
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick) - Main Street, Littleton, N.H., in the White Mountains
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)
Main Street, Littleton, N.H., in the White...
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick) - Carnegie Library, Littleton, N.H.
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)
Carnegie Library, Littleton, N.H.
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick) - The Elliott Hall Hotel, Littleton, N.H.
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)
The Elliott Hall Hotel, Littleton, N.H.
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick) - High School, Littleton, N.H.
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)
High School, Littleton, N.H.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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Henry BEMIS married flag Susannah NURSE-- Date: 14 September 1772 Place: Hubbardston, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Susannah NURSE was the daughter of Benjamin NURSE and Martha MARBLE

flag Susannah BEMIS (b.24 February 1774, Nelson, New Hampshire, New England  d. 14 April 1865, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA )

flag John BEMIS (b.12 January 1776, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 1811, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA )

flag Zenas Leborreau BEMIS (b.18 April 1779, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. June 1860, Ellington, New York, USA)

flag Daniel BEMIS (b.19 July 1782, Nelson, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. July 1860, Ellington, New York, USA)

flag Polly BEMIS (b.7 September 1785, Packersfield, Cheshire, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 1 October 1893, Dalton, Coos, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Benjamin BEMIS (b.23 June 1788, Charlestown, Cheshire, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 18 September 1847, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA )

flag Nabby BEMIS (b.2 April 1791, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA   d. , )

flag Roxana BEMIS (b.21 April 1794, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA   d. , )

Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Lifetime of Henry BEMIS

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28 January 1750
Weston, Massachusetts, USA

Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
Those of our Readers in this and the neighboring Provinces, who may have had an Opportunity of...Read MORE...

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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1772 Marriage / Partner
Henry BEMIS and Susannah NURSE 14 September 1772, Hubbardston, Massachusetts, USA (Williamsville)
USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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1774 Birth of Child
Susannah BEMIS was born 24 February 1774, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston -

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

1776 Birth of Child
John BEMIS was born 12 January 1776, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.

USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British

USA 1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution -

USA 1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY -

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

1779 Birth of Child
Zenas Leborreau BEMIS was born 18 April 1779, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm -

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

1782 Birth of Child
Daniel BEMIS was born 19 July 1782, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
"While living in Paris, Franklin hated having to change constantly from reading glasses to distance ...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
"Argand burner, first scientifically constructed oil lamp, patented in 1784 in England by a Swiss,...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

1785 Birth of Child
Polly BEMIS was born 7 September 1785, Packersfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

1788 Birth of Child
Benjamin BEMIS was born 23 June 1788, Charlestown, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA
U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...

1791 Birth of Child
Nabby BEMIS was born 2 April 1791, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)
USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

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USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
"In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States....Read MORE...

1794 Birth of Child
Roxana BEMIS was born 21 April 1794, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)
World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final...Read MORE...

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

Invention 1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the...Read MORE...

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

U.S. Presidents 1801 - March 4 - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) becomes 3rd President of the United States
On February 17, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the United States, but there was...Read MORE...

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

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USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast -

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

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World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1809 - March 4 - James Madison (1751-1836) becomes 4th President of the United States
In 1809, Madison succeeded Jefferson as president, defeating Charles C. Pinckney. His wife, Dolley...Read MORE...

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding...Read MORE...

Invention 1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany)
"... The first known bicyclist was the Comte de Sivrac, who was seen riding a two-wheel 'wooden...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1817 - March 4 - James Monroe (1758-1831) becomes 5th President of the United States
Elected president in 1816 over the Federalist Rufus King, and reelected without opposition in 1820, ...Read MORE...

Invention 1824 - Portland cement is invented (Joseph Aspdin, England)
One of the greatest commodities in the United States today is a greyish powder commonly sold in...Read MORE...

Invention 1825 - The locomotive is invented (George Stephenson, England)
"... in 1811 George Stephenson made an engine. 'At last something practical has been designed,'...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1825 - March 4 - John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) becomes 6th President of the United States
When no presidential candidate received a majority of electoral votes in 1824, Adams, with the...Read MORE...

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed

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Invention 1826 - The gas stove is invented (James Sharp, UK)
...John Baptist von Helmont, born at Brussels in 1677, while engaged in chemical research,...Read MORE...

Invention 1827 - Matches are invented (John Walker, England)
In 1827 the first friction match was invented in England by John Walker. Walker's matches were...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1829 - March 4 - Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) becomes 7th President of the United States.
As president, Jackson greatly expanded the power and prestige of the presidential office and...Read MORE...

Invention 1829 - The sewing machine is invented (Barthélemy Thimonnier, France)

Lyons, France, Aug. 23. - (Correspondence of...

USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

24 June 1833
Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)

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