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Amos Clark Short
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1836
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1910
Marengo
Columbia County
Washington, USA

Columbia Chronicle - December 1, 1910 - pg 3 - Column 3

Death of A. C. Short
At three o'clock Friday afternoon, December 2, 1910, all that was mortal of the honored pioneer, A. C. Short, was laid to rest in the Marengo cemetery, the funeral services being conducted by Rev. A. Monroe, of Pomeroy. Mr. Short succumbed to the grim reaper at his home in Marengo, November 30, after a lingering illness.
Amos C. Short was born in Michigan, April 4, 1835, and passed away at Marengo, Wash., November 30, 1910, aged 75 years, 7 months and 26 days.

Amos served in Captain William Kelly's Co. A - Washington Volunteers, Mounted Scouts for 99 days during period from Oct. 26th 1855 to Feb 2nd 1856. Vancouver. Also with him is H.S. Burlingame.

2. Amos served again under Captain William Kelly's Clark County Rangers, 2nd Regt, Washington Volunteers form April 6 to July 16, 1856. Here he is listed as 1st Lt. Also with him is H. S. Burlingame, Henry C. Morse, and Jacob Shockley, brother in laws to Amos.

3. Amos was a post master at Wallulu, Washington September 16, 1873. Appointment ended on April 26, 1876, according to the Postal History of Walla Walla County, Washington.

4. NEWS PAPER, Columbia Chronicle - Page 2 - 15 APR 1911
Marengo Store Destroyed
The old store building at Marengo was destroyed by fire a few days ago. Of this ancient buildihng the East-Washingtonian says:
The building, which was erected by its former owner for a small store and dwelling combined, had served this dual purpose ever since 1876.
The late Mr. Short, who occupied it during nearly all these years, built it with his own labor, having no tools except a broken hand-saw, an axe and a hatchet. He hauled the lumber from Eckler's mill on the mountain south of Dayton.
It was valuable only as an old landmark. The present owner, Mr. Allen Short, says he feels a loss in this respect only, and that the neighbors seem to regret the destruction of the old house as keenly as he does. He will rebuild next fall. The old trees were not badly injured, which after all, is the important thing so far as Mr. Short's interests are concerned. The building was older than any house in Pomeroy or Dayton today.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Amos Meade Short (1810 - 1853)
  Esther Lucy Clark Short (1806 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann E. Smith Short (1830 - 1899)*
 
 Children:
  Jeanette Short Bounds (1854 - 1931)*
  Rosaltha Short Campbell (1855 - 1931)*
  Walter Short (1857 - 1888)*
  Oscar Short (1861 - 1938)*
  Allen Short (1865 - 1926)*
  Ella Short Waldrip (1868 - 1896)*
 
 Siblings:
  Curtis F. Short (1830 - 1897)*
  Jerushia Short Sparks (1832 - 1916)*
  Drusilla Short Burlingame (1834 - 1896)*
  Amos Clark Short (1836 - 1910)
  Samantha Short Morse (1837 - 1917)*
  Maxey B. Short (1838 - 1910)*
  Alfred De Los Short (1842 - 1898)*
  Grant Hall Short (1845 - 1904)*
  Esther Mathilda Short Lawrence (1847 - 1888)*
  Hannah Emeline Short (1850 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Marengo Cemetery
Marengo
Columbia County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Anita M. (Fontaine) Kell...
Originally Created by: Betty from OR
Record added: Apr 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7358603
Amos Clark Short
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Amos Clark Short
Added by: Anita M. (Fontaine) Keller
 
 
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