Alexander Bemis

1804–1889 (Age 85)
Maine, United States

The Life of Alexander

Alexander Bemis was born in 1804, in Maine, United States. He married Lydia Hillman in 1829. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1889, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Alexander Bemis
Lydia Hillman
Marriage: 1829
Betsey Hillman Bemis
Moses Bemis
Jacob Bemis
Charles Dunn Bemis

Spouse and Children

Livermore,, Massachusetts, USA


World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1816: Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Penobscot, Maine, United States
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 26

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Beamish .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Bemis in household of Moses Bemis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alexander Bemis in household of Moses Bemis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Augustus Bemis, "United States Census, 1850"

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