Looking for "cousins" and ancestors of this line of Bements. William's parents were William Barnes Bement and Emily Russell Bement. He was born in 1856 in Philadelphia. His wife, Caroline, born in 1856, was the daughter of Henry and Margaret vanBeil. Their children were son Russell Bement, born 1884, daughters Marguerite, born 1881, and Eleanor, born 1886--all in Philadelphia.