Lavinia Bemis

17 July 1798–
Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lavinia

When Lavinia Bemis was born on 17 July 1798, in Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jonas Bemis, was 31 and her mother, Tabatha Gove, was 25. She married Pitts Fisher on 12 January 1830, in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1880.

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Pitts Fisher
Lavinia Bemis
Marriage: 12 January 1830
Louisa Jane Fisher
Augusta Maria Fisher
Emery Bemis Fisher
Gardner P Fisher

Spouse and Children

12 January 1830
Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


    Louisa Jane Fisher


    Augusta Maria Fisher


    Emery Bemis Fisher


    Gardner P Fisher


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 32

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Lavinia Fisher, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Lavinia Fisher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lavinia B Fisher in household of Emery B Fisher, "United States Census, 1880"

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