|Birth: ||May 16, 1827|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1892|
4/13/2015 - Jan Owens added the following information:
"Amos Bartley Bio from “The Counties of Cumberland, Jasper, and Richland, Illinois” pages 527 and 528 published by F.A. Battey and Co. in 1884. Online version found at http://archive.org/stream/countiesofcumber00chic#page/n0/mode/2up
Amo s Bartley, son of John P. and Charity (Lawson) Bartley, was born in Adams County, Ohio on May 16, 1825, and at four years of age moved with his father to Shelby County, Indiana, where he worked on a farm. He went to school about three months in the year and labored on a farm the remainder of the year until, in 1850, he went by overland route to California, being six months on the road. While there, he worked at farming and mining, but in 1853, he returned East and settled in Jasper County, Illinois, locating on 160 acres of land which his father had entered in an early day. While there, he was married to Nancy, daughter of Aaron Harlan of Jasper County. Three children, all deceased, were born to them. His wife also died in 1861. He was next married on February 3, 1864, to Melinda, daughter of Harris and Margaret (Thompson) Tyner. Mrs. B. has borne her husband three children, two of whom are still living, viz: Annie, and Benjamin F. After his marriage, he located for a short time on a farm near Newton, and in 1865, he sold out and moved to Crooked Creek Township and purchased 200 acres in section 26 which farm he has will improved and on which he now resides. In politics, he is a Democrat of liberal views. He and his wife are members of the Baptist Church."
Malinda Tyner Bartley (1831 - 1903)*
Benjamin Franklin Bartley (1871 - 1945)*
Age: 65y, 3m, 15ds
Note: Birth date calculated using death date and age
Created by: genealogyfever
Record added: Dec 01, 2007
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