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George Washington Amos

Male 1856 - 1936


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  • Name  George Washington Amos  [1
    Born  5 Jan 1856  Franklin Township, Johnson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1860  Franklin Township, Johnson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • George W. Amos, age 4, male, born in Indiana
    Census  1870  Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • George W. Amos, age 14, male, white, born in Indiana
    Census  1880  Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • George W. Amos, white, male, age 24, son, single, occupation at home, born in Indiana, father born in Indiana, mother born in Indiana
    Census  1900  Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • (Married to Sarah A., living with her and children: Roy, Iva M., Lizzie I., and "Jula" Amos:) Line number 44: dwelling number: 35, family number: 36: George Amos, head of household, white, male, born in January 1856, age 44, married, married for 19 years, born in Indiana, father born in Indiana, mother born in Indiana, occupation farmer, could read, could write, could speak English, owned home, a farm (not a house), number of farm in schedule: 24
    Census  1910  Advance Township, Texas County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • (Married to Sarah A., living with her and granddaughter, "Aubry" Amos:) Line number 64: dwelling number: 20, family number: 20: George W. Amos, head of household, male, white, age 59, married (once), years of present marriage 28, birthplace Indiana, father's birthplace Indiana, mother's birthplace Indiana, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry general farm, own account, could read, could write, owned home, free of mortgage, a farm (not a house), number of house in the schedule: 17
    Census  1920  Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • (Married to Sarah, living with her and granddaughter, "Audry" Amos:) Line number 82: North Main, dwelling number: 191, family number: 195: George W. Amos, head of household, male, white, age 64, married, could read, could write, born in Indiana, father's birthplace Kentucky, mother's birthplace Indiana, could speak English, occupation salesman, nature of industry general store, wage earner
    Census  1930  Kirklin Township, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Living with Sarah, and his daughter and son-in-law, Iva M. and James P. Goodnight: George W. Amos, father-in-law, male, white, age 74, married, age at first marriage 26, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Indiana, father's birthplace Indiana, mother's birthplace Indiana, state code: 60, could speak English, occupation none, was a veteran, Civil War (? - not likely)
    Obituary  Oct 1936  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    an unknown Indiana newspaper 
    • George W. Amos, 80, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Dave Goodnight, near Antioch, Thursday evening at 9 o'clock. He had suffered a light stroke and complications followed.

      He was the son of Catherine Walker and William D. Amos, born in Johnson county on January 5, 1856.

      He was married to Sarah Brown on May 12, 1881. To this union, four children were born, one having preceded him in death.

      Survivors include the widow; one son, Roy Amos of Benton Harbor, Michigan; two daughters, Iva Goodnight of Antioch and Lizzie Goodnight of Antioch, and Audrey Lewis; a granddaughter whom he raised. Nine other grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.

      Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
    Died  22 Oct 1936  Antioch, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Cause: complications following a stroke 
    Buried  Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID  I3696  All Families
    Last Modified  14 Feb 2015 

    Father  William Ditto Amos,   b. 8 Sep 1828, Rush County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Julia Catherine Walker,   b. 10 Sep 1830, Johnson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1898, Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Feb 1848  Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Research 
    • Apparently they were not listed in the database at ancestry.com of Indiana Marriages, 1845 to 1920.
    Family ID  F1578  Group Sheet

    Family  Sarah Ann Brown,   b. 25 Sep 1857, Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1940, Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 May 1881  [1, 2, 12
    Children 
    >1. Roy Amos,   b. 2 Apr 1882, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1947
    >2. Iva May Amos,   b. Jul 1886, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1942, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Elizabeth Iola Amos,   b. 15 Aug 1889, Kirklin, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1955, Logansport, Cass County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Julia Amos,   b. Dec 1896, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1901, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Feb 2015 
    Family ID  F1588  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] LDS Online Record (Reliability: 3).
      URL: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/AF/family_group_record.asp?familyid=5640776&frompage=99 (5/2007)

    2. [S13198] Amos, George W. - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown Indiana newspaper, October 1936; republished at Find A Grave) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S451] 1860 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 47, Sheet Number: 713, Franklin Township, Johnson County, Indiana; enumerated on June 23, 1860; Post Office: Franklin

    4. [S267] 1870 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Page Number: 10, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana; enumerated on July 27, 1870; Sheet 431, Post Office: Berlin

    5. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Kirklin Township, Clinton County, Indiana; Page 15, Supervisor's District 4, Enumeration District 15, Sheet 190C, Enumerated on June 10, 1880

    6. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Indiana; enumeration district: 68, supervisor's district: 9, sheet number: 2A, page number: 253; enumeration date: June 2, 1900

    7. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Advance Township, Texas County, Oklahoma; enumeration district: 247, supervisor's district: 234, sheet number: 1B, page number: 34; enumeration date: April 16, 18, 19, 1910

    8. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Kirklin town, Kirklin Township, Clinton County, Indiana; enumeration district: 54; supervisor's district: 9, sheet number: 7B, page number: 170; enumeration date: February 2, 1920

    9. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Kirklin Township, Clinton County, Indiana; enumeration district: 12-13, supervisor's district: 6; sheet number: 1A, page number: 175; enumeration date: April 2, 1930

    10. [S4146] World Connect - Edwards Westbrook Nate Anway Sanford Brown Budde Wolf Bordenca Diliberto Tortorici Corrente Rizzo LoCicero Calabrese LoVoi Tamburello, (last updated: 2012-04-27 13:55:10 UTC (Fri), contact Ralph) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S13199] Amos, Sarah Ann (Brown) - Obituary, (originally published in an unknown Indiana newspaper, January 1940; republished at Find A Grave) (Reliability: 3).