When Havilah Beeman was born on 3 February 1798, in Society of East Greenwich, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Lemuel Beeman, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Cogswell, was 37. He married Lorenda about 1822, in Society of East Greenwich, Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 April 1863, in Caton, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 65.
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.