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Below is a family biography included in The History of Cherokee County, Kansas included within the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas, 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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JESSE T. AMOS, farmer and stock-raiser and dealer, Section 10, P. O. Keelville, was born in Clinton County, Ind., in 1843, and was connected with farming there till 1869, when he located here in 1870, and has carried on his present industry since. He married, in Vernon County, Mo., in 1870, Miss Louisa E. Ward, of his native county. They have a family of three sons—Mason, Herman and Jesse H. Mr. Amos did active service in Company F, Thirtieth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, during the late civil war. He has been an active worker in the industrial life of his locality since coming here.

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This family biography is one of 289 biographies included in The History of Cherokee County, Kansas included within the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler, published by A. T. Andreas, 1883.  For the complete description, click here: Cherokee County, Kansas History, Genealogy, and Maps

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