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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 .

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son of John Bemis and Hannah Warren

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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

Added: 6/7/2016 3:33:04 PM  

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. , )

1772 Marriage / Partner
Henry Bemis and Susannah Nurse 14 September 1772, Hubbardston, Massachusetts, USA (Williamsville)

1774 Birth of Child
Susannah Bemis was born 24 February 1774, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

1776 Birth of Child
John Bemis was born 12 January 1776, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

1779 Birth of Child
Zenas Leborreau Bemis was born 18 April 1779, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

1782 Birth of Child
Daniel Bemis was born 19 July 1782, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA

1785 Birth of Child
Polly Bemis was born 7 September 1785, Packersfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA

1788 Birth of Child
Benjamin Bemis was born 23 June 1788, Charlestown, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA

1791 Birth of Child
Nabby Bemis was born 2 April 1791, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)

1794 Birth of Child
Roxana Bemis was born 21 April 1794, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick)

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

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