Bemis, William Whiting
Age: 20, credited to Windham, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1842, Windham, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, MA
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William W. Bemis, 66, died in Swampscott, Mass., July 1. He was born in Windham, a son of Aaron and Julia Dalton Bemis. He was twice married, his first wife being H. Agnes Clarke, daughter of Dr. Charles Clarke of Townsend. His second wife was Henrietta, daughter of David C. Clarke of Concord, N. H., who survives him. Mr. Bemis was a Civil war veteran, enlisting at the age of 20 in Company D, 16th Vermont v, and was elected lieutenant shortly after joining his company. He was a traveling salesman for C. F. Hovey & company of Boston for 40 years. Mr. Bemis was a member of the Loyal Legion and a Knight Templar. He was a man highly respected in the community in which he lived and had a large acquaintance throughout the state. He leaves two daughters by his first wife - Blanche A. Bemis and Florence T. Bemis, both of Swampscott; two brothers, Wells A. Bemis of Davenport, Ia., and J. Herbert Bemis of Boston; and two sisters, Mrs. E. L. Waterman of Brattleboro and Mrs. W. H. H. Holton of New York.
Brattleboro Reformer July 10, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.