Henry Bemis

Came prior to 1773 bought 85 acres of land from Breed Batchellor, cleared 3 acres of land and built a pole house by the time of the 1773 settlement surveys. He was elected a town officer at the first meeting held in Packersfield March 15, 1773.He served in the Revolutionary War and left in approximately 1776. There is a small rectangular rock wall east of the Kingsbury cellar hole (A-2-2) that probably supported the cabin.