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Amos, Franklin 1830-1890


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 10/25/2008 at 12:56:48

LeMars Sentinel

AMOS—This morning at 8 o'clock of chronic dysentery, Frank Amos aged sixty years.

Mr. Amos passed away very peacefully this morning after an illness of two or three weeks. He was born at Fairmount, Marion county, West Virginia, in 1830. He left there at the age of eighteen coming to eastern Iowa and locating in Jackson county. He enlisted in the union army from Monticello, Jones county, in 1863, and was wounded at Atlanta in 1864. He belonged to Co. G. 31st, Iowa Volunteers. He was a member of the G. A. R. society of this place and held the office of justice of the peace. Mr. Amos leaves a wife and two children to mourn his loss, B. F. Amos, who is in the feed business and Mrs. W. H. Miller, who lives near town. The Colonel has been a resident here since 1879. The funeral is expected to occur tomorrow at 3 p. m.

LeMars Sentinel
Nov. 4, 1890

5 Franklin Amos, LeMars, chronic dysentery, aged 60 years

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