Lynus E Bemus

Brief Life History of Lynus E

When Lynus E Bemus was born on 13 February 1805, in Conneaut Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Bemus, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Fanny Tripp, was 37. He married Martha Amelia Jewell on 22 February 1827, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lewistown Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1855. He died on 8 April 1858, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Lynus E Bemus
Martha Amelia Jewell
Marriage: 22 February 1827
Emily Matilda Bemus
Ira Lorenzo Bemus
Mary Judith Elizabeth Bemus
William Myron Bemus
George McNeil Beemus
Harvey Franklin Bemus
Francis Marion Bemus
Harriet Amelia Bemus
Emily Matilda Bemus
Norris Bemus
Norman Bemus

Sources (45)

  • 1830 "United States Census, 1830" for Linus Bmus
  • Family Data Collection - Births
  • Illinois Marriages, 1790-1860

World Events (8)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


"ASHTABULA COUNTY - This county was formed 7 June 1807, and was taken from Trumbull and Geauga [Counties], and the date of its organization was 22 January 1811. It derived its name from Ashtabula River, which signifies in Indian dialect, ""Fish River."""

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant of Beamish .

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

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