Zachariah D Amos

Male 1861 - 1954


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  • Name  Zachariah D Amos 
    Born  24 Jan 1861  Carroll, Fairfield Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 Jul 1954  Douglas Grove, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Dry Valley Cemetery, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I8  A Love Genealogy
    Last Modified  22 Sep 2010 

    Family  Arabella Jane Love,   b. 15 Mar 1861, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1908, Dry Valley, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Jun 1891  Valley Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Baby Girl Amos,   b. 21 May 1893, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1893, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ailsa Bell Amos,   b. 1895, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1939
    >3. Maude Lindal Amos,   b. 20 Jan 1898, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1980, Sargent, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Frieda B Amos,   b. 1901, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Richard Emerson,   b. 2 Nov 1888, Coburg, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1963
     6. Alice Emerson,   b. 15 Dec 1893, Custer Co., NE Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Love, Arabella & Georgia, 1900 Federal Census
    Love, Arabella & Georgia, 1900 Federal Census
    A portion of the 1900 United States Federal Census recording Zachariah, Arabella (Love), Ailsa, & Maude Amos; Alice & Richard Emerson; and Georgia Love living in Douglas Grove, Custer Co., NE.

    Note that Richard & Alice Emerson's father Edward & other siblings are living "next door" on Thomas Arthur's farm, where Edward is working as a laborer.
    Last Modified  19 Sep 2010 
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1861 - Carroll, Fairfield Co., OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1891 - Valley Co., NE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jul 1954 - Douglas Grove, Custer Co., NE Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Dry Valley Cemetery, Custer Co., NE Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Map: Douglas Grove Township, 1885
    Map: Douglas Grove Township, 1885
    From a larger map of Custer County in the David Rumsey collection. Hover the mouse over different areas to see tracts owned by individuals in this genealogy (most are underneath the word "Grove"). Click the name to go to that person's page.
    Love, Arabella & Georgia, 1900 Federal Census
    Love, Arabella & Georgia, 1900 Federal Census
    A portion of the 1900 United States Federal Census recording Zachariah, Arabella (Love), Ailsa, & Maude Amos; Alice & Richard Emerson; and Georgia Love living in Douglas Grove, Custer Co., NE.

    Note that Richard & Alice Emerson's father Edward & other siblings are living "next door" on Thomas Arthur's farm, where Edward is working as a laborer.

  • Notes 
    • "Zachariah D. Amos, third son of John M. and Catherine (Thompson) Amos, was born in Ohio, and when sixteen years of age accompanied his parents to Iowa. He came to Custer County in the spring of 1883 and took up a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres on section twenty-eight, township eighteen, range eighteen. He was married in Valley County, June 7, 1891, to Miss Arabella Love, who was born in Wisconsin, and for some time before her marriage had been a teacher in Nebraska schools. She had also homesteaded one hundred and sixty acres of land on section twenty-two, township eighteen, range eighteen, where she and her husband now reside. He has served for a number of years as moderator of the school board of district number two hundred and forty-two. Mr. and Mrs. Amos have three children living: Ailsa Bell, Maud L. and Frieda B., all at home. They also have in their household circle, Alice Emerson, whom they have reared since her infancy."

      --"The Biographies of Custer County" [2]

    Born:
    • Possibly b. instead Perrysville, Ashland Co., OH.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] History Reminiscence and Biography of Nebraska, (Alden Publishing Company, 1912).

    2. [S3] History Reminiscence and Biography of Nebraska, (Alden Publishing Company, 1912), 577, 1912.