Biography of Amos Bellis
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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 acres.

From:
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


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