Born January 18, 1832 in Shrewsbury, MA, died December 31, 1916, Cleveland, OH. Married October 19, 1854 in Shrewsbury to Israel Richmond Waters of Marietta, OH. Their seven children were all born in Marietta.
After receiving his degree at Harvard College, Artemas taught school for a time in Groton MA. He married Sarah Trowbridge and returned to Shrewsbury. The newlyweds started a family, ran a General Store in the center of town and became respected members of the community.