Sylvester Hemens

Sylvester Hemens

Male 1810 - 1890  (79 years)

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  • Name Sylvester Hemens  [1
    Born 14 Oct 1810  Banwell, Somersetshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jul 1890  Leoni, Jackson County, Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age 79 years 
    Buried Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9737  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Daniel Hemens Married: 2x2x  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Dunning,   b. 1767, Banwell, Somersetshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1827, Banwell, Somersetshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F64435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Maria Ann Box,   b. 23 Aug 1812,   d. 22 May 1873, Richland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Elinor Abbie D Hemens,   b. Nov 1854, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1939  (Age ~ 84 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Edwin D. Hemens,   b. 9 Dec 1837, Adams, Jefferson County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1916, Richland, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Mary Ann Hemens,   b. 21 Oct 1846, Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1913, Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Sylvester John Hemens, Jr,   b. 1847, Port Ontario, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1911, Syracuse, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     5. Frederick Hemens,   b. 17 Nov 1840, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1914, Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
     6. Charles Henry Hemens,   b. 14 Jan 1844, Port Ontario, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1917, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     7. Sylvanus Hemens,   b. 8 Mar 1851, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1927, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x8. Giles W. Hemens,   b. 22 Feb 1837, Syracuse, New york Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1905, Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x9. William H. Hemens,   b. May 1842, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1918, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x10. Helen D Hemens  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F64416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married Abt 1835  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F64439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, July 31, 1890 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - Port Ontario - Sylvester Hemens, one of our old residents, went to Jackson, Michigan, about two weeks ago. He died there last week and his remains were brought to Pulaski, where the funeral was held, on Sunday.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, July 31, 1890 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - Died - Hemens - In Jackson, Michigan, July 24, 1890, at the home of liis son, Frederick Sylvester Hemens, aged 80 years. Formerly of Port Ontario.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, July 31, 1890 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Port Ontario - Sunday, July 27th, the burial of Mr. Sylvester Hemens, sr., occurred at Pulaski. Mr. Hemens was a much respected resident of this place for many years.

      Probable Son of Daniel Hemans, probable brother of Henry Hemans who lived in Jackson Michigan because of much interaction between families. He immigrated from England with his family, from Bristol England arriving in New York on Dec 11,1833 on the ship Bristol, age 21. On the ship Bristol records also find Elija Hemans 32 and Elisha Hemans 41. He married Maria Box who was also born in England. She probably immigrated about 1832. He had about 8 children, who can be found in the 1850-1880 census in Richland county. He was probably visiting his son Frederick who lived in Leoni, Jackson, Michigan in 1890. His body was probably taken to this cemetry to be buried next to his wife who had died in 1873 and was buried in this cemetery. Children Giles 1836, Edwin D 1837, William H 1842, Charles 1844, Mary Ann (Albert M) Spink 1846, Sylvester 1847, Sylvanus 1849, Helen D Parmelee 1854. Some of his children moved to Michigan to be closer to the brother Henry Hemans family.

      See also url: http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/th/read/QUEBEC-RESEARCH/2005-11/1132619114

  • Sources 
    1. [S2264] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).