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Lieut Tazewell Brookover Amiss
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1841
Jeffersonton
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1923
Elkton
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA

Tazewell was a descendent of Hiram L. Amiss and his wife, Emily Rives Young.

Tazewell would enlist in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Tazewell B. Amiss was a member of the Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC. He was appointed to the Department March 3, 1870. He retired in 1907, after 37 years of service.

The 1880 Census reveals:

Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Tazewell B. Amiss M 38 Virginia, United States
wife Mary E. Amiss F 38 Virginia, United States
son William H. Amiss M 14 District of Columbia, United States
daughter Sallie E. Amiss F 12 District of Columbia, United States
daughter Mollie B. Amiss F 10 District of Columbia, United States
daughter Maggie G. Amiss F 6 District of Columbia, United States
son T. Brookover Amiss M 1 District of Columbia, United States
brother-in-law Wm. J. Wheeler M 28 Virginia, United States

In his off duty time Lieutenant Amiss was a violin maker

Please visit: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026749/1904-05-15/ed-1/seq-26.pdf
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Emily Young Amiss (1811 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E. Wheeler Amiss (1840 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: John Rentz
Record added: Feb 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105644616
 


- John Rentz
 Added: Feb. 22, 2013
 
 
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