REBECCA DENISON

REBECCA N. DENISON married August 12, 1832, Alonzo Bemis, who was born February 26, 1809. They first settled in Lyndon. Afterwards he became proprietor of the Willoughby Lake House, where they remained many years. They then went to Brighton, near Island Pond, where they celebrated their golden wedding, August 12, 1882. There were one hundred and fifty persons present-nine who were present at the original wedding. Mr. Bemis died the last day of February, 1886. Mrs. Bemis died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John L. Tuttle, in Winsted, Conn., February 19, 1893, after a long and painful illness. She was buried at Island Pond by the side of her husband.

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