Frances Emily Bemis

21 June 1832–29 July 1906 (Age 74)
Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Emily

When Frances Emily Bemis was born on 21 June 1832, in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Samuel Flagg Bemis, was 37 and her mother, Betsy Elizabeth Bigelow, was 56. She married Marvin Clark on 13 March 1855, in Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 29 July 1906, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Clark
Frances Emily Bemis
Marriage: 13 March 1855
Nellie Clark
Charles M Clark
Jennie Clark
Willis Hanson Clark
Irvin B Clark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1855Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Irish and English: variant of Beamish .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Francis E. Clark in entry for Jennie Clark, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • F E Clark in household of Marvin Clark, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emily F. Clark(Beniss) in entry for Willis H. Clark and Mercy Siddell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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