When Elisha Beeman was born on 16 February 1822, in Schuyler, New York, United States, his father, Havilah Beeman, was 24 and his mother, Lorenda, was 17. He married Emeline Parmeter about 1847, in Caton, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 7 December 1898, in New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States.
English (Kent): occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English bee-man ‘bee-keeper’ (Old English bēo + mann).
English (Kent): variant of Beaumont .
Americanized form of German Biemann or of its Dutch cognate Bieman.