Bellis, Amos, born in Easton, Pa., is a farmer in Barrington, born December 18, 1822, and a son of Peter and
Elizabeth (Taylor) Bellis. His father was a native of Easton, Pa., his mother having been born in New Jersey. They
were married in Easton, where ten children were born to them, six surviving, viz.: Eliza A., Jeremiah, Mariah,
William, Amos, Peter S. The father emigrated from Pennsylvania to New York in 1824, and settled in Yates County,
where he died in 1853. His wife died six years later. Mr. Bellis was reared on a farm, receiving a common school
education in the Barrington district schools. He married in 1845 Emeline Shaw, daughter of John Shaw, of Barrington.
She was born January 23, 1823. Their six children are William, Deloss, Frank, Albert, Martin and Omer. Mr. Bellies
has held the offices of constable, notary public and assessor of the town of Barrington. He owns a farm of 108
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892
Yates County, NY
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