Pane-Joyce Genealogy
35349. Elizabeth Bemis. Born on 11 Jul 1707 in Watertown, MA.29
Ca 1727 Elizabeth first married James Barnard (41117) , son of James Barnard (30547) (14 Jan 1666/7-23 Jan 1726) & Judith Jennison (23502) (13 Aug 1667-).29 Born on 3 Aug 1696 in Watertown, MA.29 James died bef 1742.29
Their children include:
50297i.
Jonas Barnard (21 Feb 1728/9-)
50298ii.
Samuel Barnard (27 Sep 1730-)
50299iii.
James Barnard (11 Nov 1735-)
50300iv.
David Barnard (18 May 1739-)
On 27 Oct 1742 when Elizabeth was 35, she second married Daniel Bond (46023) , son of John Bond (Dec 1652-2 Mar 1690/1) & Hannah Coolidge (30608) (29 Feb 1656/7-1698).29 Born on 21 Jun 1690 in Watertown, MA.29 Daniel died bef 9 Jan 1756 in Watertown, MA.
Their children include:
50301i.
Elizabeth Bond (20 Jul 1743-6 Oct 1790)
50302ii.
Joseph Bond (22 May 1746-26 Dec 1775)
35350. Mary Bemis. Born on 11 Jun 1709 in Watertown, MA.29 Mary died bef Jan 1738.
On 18 Sep 1727 when Mary was 18, she married Josiah Priest (29152) , son of James Priest (17690) (30 Mar 1674-4 Mar 1756) & Sarah Treadway (13239) (18 Dec 1679-27 Aug 1745), in Weston, MA.29 Born on 30 Mar 1706 in Waltham, MA.29
Their children include:
45071i.
Mary Priest (Died soon) (ca 1732-)
45072ii.
Mary Priest (ca 1733-)
45073iii.
Elizabeth Priest (ca 1734-)
35351. Sarah Bemis. Born on 11 Nov 1711 in Watertown, MA.29
On 12 Mar 1746/7 when Sarah was 35, she married Bezaleel Flagg (15789) , son of Michael Flagg (5932) (23 Mar 1650/1-17 Oct 1711) & Mary Lawrence (15570) (11 Dec 1671-).29 Born on 23 Mar 1710/1 in Watertown, MA.29 21 jan 1749. Bezaleel died in Waltham, MA, on 21 Jan 1749; he was 37.29

Bezaleel, of Waltham.
Their children include:
32475i.
Mary Flagg (14 Jan 1747/8-)
35352. Hannah Bemis. Born ca 1713/1717 in Watertown, MA. Hannah died on 27 Dec 1798 in Weston, MA.
On 20 Jul 1737 Hannah married Moses Jones (19748) , son of Ens. Samuel Jones (7312) (9 Jul 1677-6 Jan 1717/8) & Mary Woolson (28 Nov 1673-2 Dec 1757), in Weston, MA.29 Born on 20 Jun 1709 in Weston, MA.29 Moses died in Weston, MA, on 21 Jul 1755; he was 46. Marriage intention published on 3 Jul 1737 at Weston, MA.
Their children include:
37595i.
Moses Jones (9 Oct 1737-)
37596ii.
Joseph Jones (4 Dec 1739-)
37597iii.
Mary Jones (23 Dec 1744-)
37598iv.
Hannah Jones (23 Sep 1747-)
37599v.
Solomon Jones (30 Apr 1742-)
37600vi.
Phineas Jones (29 Mar 1749-)
35353. Susanna Bemis. Born on 13 Jan 1714/5 in Watertown, MA.29 Susanna died on 28 Nov 1785; she was 70.

From the Watertown, Massachusetts Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages: John Viles and Susanna Bemis Both of Watertown were joined in Marriage by ye Rev'd mr Warham Williams Pastor of a Church in s'd town.
On 2 Jul 1731 when Susanna was 16, she married John Viles in Watertown, MA.29 Born ca 1707. John died on 4 Feb 1774 in Waltham, MA.29 Buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham.

John was in Waltham by 1729. Waltham was a part of Watertown until 1738 when it was set off as a separate town.

It’s been suggested that the John Viles who married Susanna Bemis in 1731 in Watertown the same person as Jonathan Viall the son of John and Mary Viall born 21 Sep 1701 in Boston. Is that correct or is it just a case of similar names? Rarely is the name John is confused with Jonathan. Or was John a different son of John and Mary Viall, or was he no relation at all?


Peter H. Viles of Worcester, MA, has been researching the descendants of John and Susanna (Bemis) Viles. He wrote 4 Feb 2001 in VILES-L@rootsweb.com
    I am Peter H. Viles of Worcester, Massachusetts, a "shirt-tail" cousin. I am descended from John Viles (? 1707-1774) and Susanna Bemis (1713/14-1785). They had 13 children, 6 boys and 7 girls. All of the girls and 3 of the boys (Joel, Jonas, John) had descendants. I am (John-Jonas-Jonas-Jonas-Charles-Jonas-Charles). My "project" is to find the descendants of John and Susanna through the next 4 generations (down to my g-grandfather, Charles Lowell Viles - 1846-1913). The Massachusetts Viles started in Watertown/Waltham and most stayed in the area for the next 100+ years.
    I believe the "Maine Viles" start with Joseph Viles who married Sarah Wales in Boston in 1728. The Maine connection comes from their only son, Joseph, who went to Orland, ME in 1765. Because it is clear that John Viles was a "hired" boy n Waltham (taken in by the Thomas Smith family) and Joseph's origins are equally uncertain, it is possible that they are brothers. I believe the connection to John Viall/Vyall, a tavern owner in Boston/Swansea is spurious or, at least, of uncertain validity and unproven (at least to my satisfaction).
    Because of the rarity of the surname, I am interested in all Viles, especially those of New England origin.
Their children include:
50303i.
Abigail Viles (26 Oct 1731-)
50304ii.
John Viles (Died young) (16 Mar 1733-bef 1750)
50305iii.
Susanna Viles (17 Nov 1734-Apr 1790)
50306iv.
Dinah Viles (10 Jan 1737/8-20 Nov 1802)
50307v.
Nathan Viles (30 Dec 1739-12 May 1787)
50308vi.
Kezia Viles (10 Dec 1741-2 Apr 1822)
50309vii.
Joel Viles (14 Dec 1743-2 Jan 1817)
50310viii.
Jonas Viles (3 Jul 1746-8 Oct 1799)
50311ix.
Sarah Viles (8 Jul 1748-28 Feb 1781)
50312x.
John Viles (12 Jun 1750-19 Sep 1820)
50313xi.
David Viles (Died young) (7 Nov 1752-11 Nov 1754)
50314xii.
Lydia Viles (18 May 1755-5 Nov 1812)
50315xiii.
Lizzy Viles (27 Feb 1757-11 Oct 1841)
35354. Dinah Bemis. Born on 23 Apr 1718 in Watertown, MA.29
On 1 Nov 1738 when Dinah was 20, she married Jonathan Stratton (22574) , son of Joseph Stratton (13 Jan 1667-18 Sep 1732) & Sarah Howe (8747) (20 Dec 1672-1 Oct 1746), in Waltham, MA.29 Born in 1714. Jonathan died ca 1802 in Weston, MA.

Jonathan, of Weston.
Their children include:
40309i.
Lucy Stratton (ca 1739-)
40310ii.
Mary Stratton (Died soon) (24 Nov 1740-Sep 1742)
40311iii.
Mary Stratton (20 Dec 1742-11 Nov 1832)
40312iv.
Beulah Stratton (17 Jan 1743/4-)
40313v.
Jonathan Stratton (8 Mar 1745/6-1 Dec 1819)
40314vi.
Daniel Stratton (9 May 1748-13 Oct 1816)
40315vii.
Isaac Stratton (26 Jun 1751-23 Jan 1823)
40316viii.
Elisha Stratton (2 Oct 1753-19 Nov 1817)
40317ix.
Elizabeth Stratton (25 Sep 1757-13 Mar 1835)
35355. Abigail Bemis. Born on 3 Apr 1720 in Watertown, MA.29
35356. Joseph Bemis. Born on 10 Apr 1723 in Watertown, MA.29

Joseph, of Waltham.
Joseph married Ruth Simonds (21419) , daughter of Daniel Simonds (8173) (3 Nov 1693-) & Abigail Smith (7 Jul 1697-2 Apr 1776). Born on 29 Dec 1727 in Lexington, MA.
Their children include:
39310i.
Ruth Bemis (20 Jul 1746-)
39311ii.
Joseph Bemis (23 Sep 1748-3 Oct 1824)
39312iii.
Elizabeth Bemis (7 Sep 1750-)
39313iv.
Sarah Bemis (24 Jun 1753-)
39314v.
Charity Bemis (21 Feb 1755-10 Apr 1818)
39315vi.
Abigail Bemis (18 May 1759-24 Mar 1797)
39316vii.
Sylvester Bemis (25 Nov 1761-23 Feb 1831)
39317viii.
Phebe Bemis (6 Nov 1763-)
39318ix.
Mary Bemis (13 Nov 1765-)
39319x.
Kezia Bemis (ca 1768-)
39320xi.
Benjamin Bemis (ca 1771-)
35357. Benjamin Bemis. Born on 19 Apr 1725 in Watertown, MA.29 Benjamin died in Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, on 7 Mar 1793; he was 67.

Benjamin, of Spencer, MA.
On 1 Sep 1748 when Benjamin was 23, he married Sarah in Waltham, MA. Sarah died on 1 Oct 1797 in Cornish, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

Sarah first married Henry Bright, second Benjamin Bemis.
Their children include:
50316i.
Mary Bemis (11 May 1749-15 Oct 1818)
50317ii.
Catherine Bemis (29 Aug 1751-20 Jul 1820)
50318iii.
Tabitha Bemis (5 Apr 1754-25 Feb 1831)
50319iv.
Persis Bemis (2 Sep 1757-9 Nov 1795)
50320v.
Benjamin Bowman Bemis (14 Feb 1763-17 Jul 1830)
35358. Kezia Bemis. Born on 7 Aug 1726 in Watertown, MA.29
On 6 Feb 1744/5 when Kezia was 18, she married Samuel Parkhurst (43697) , son of Samuel Parkhurst (27078) (11 Apr 1688-2 Sep 1758) & Sarah Shattuck (26 Oct 1696-1745), in Waltham, MA.29 Born on 6 Feb 1718/9 in Watertown, MA.29
Their children include:
50321i.
50322ii.
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