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Amos Milner
Birth: Jul. 9, 1759
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1851
Fayette County
Indiana, USA

Revolutionary War soldier (Pvt). Also served in the Indian War.

Husband of Hannah Rice Milner.

Father of Sarah Milner Corbin, John Milner and Nancy Milner Worster.

Source: "A Roster of Revolutionary Ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution", Volume I, page 450: "MILNER, AMOS, b. 9 July 1759, Pa., d. 1 Sept 1851, Fayette Co., Ind., m. ca 1783, Hannah Rice, b. 23 Apr 1762, Pa., d. ca Fayette Co., Ind. SERVICE: Serve 4 years in the Revolutionary War as a private soldier under Capts. Jesse Pigman and Joseph VanMetre in the Monongahela country, in what was called the Va. Line, under Col John Milner. Amos Milner also served 8 weeks as a soldier in the Indian War, under Capt Ellis in Gen St. Clair's army. CHILDREN: Sarah, b. 22 Mar 1784, m. Elijah Corbin; John, b. 6 July 1786, d. 22 Mar 1856, Fayette Co., Ind., m. Nancy Miranda, b. 26 Sept 1786, d. 6 Feb 1873, Fayette Co., Ind; Nancy, b. 1 Sept or Jan 1789, Ky., d. 24 Sept 1876, Fayette Co., Ind., m. 8 Aug 1805, James Worster, b. 31 Dec 1782, Pa., d. 29 Sept 1849, Fayette Co., Ind. DESCENDANT: GANO, Ann E. Lovett (Mrs. Philip), No. 558092."

Source: "Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana"; page 13, List of Revolutionary Soldiers and D.A.R. Chapters in Counties: Fayette County, John Connor Chapter - Milner, Amos; page 255, Records of Revolutionary Soldiers Surnames, M-N - Milner, Amos
Born - July 9, 1760, Pennsylvania
Service - Served 4 years as private under Capts. Jess Pigman and Joseph Van Metre, in the Monongahela country; Virginia Line, Col. John Milner
Proof - Pension claim R. 72521/2; D.A.R. No. 272746.
Died - Sept 1, 1851. Buried Mount Garrison Cemetery, Jennings Township. Stone.
Married - Hannah Rice. Children - Sarah; John; Nancy, mar. Jame Worster.
Collected by Miss Florence N. Evens, Greencastle, Indiana.

Information from "Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Fayette County, Indiana Cemeteries" indicates a new stone was placed on his grave in 1976.

Source: "History of Fayette County; Chapter X. Military annals" page 320, Connersville Chapter of DAR. "The chapter has made an effort to locate the graves of all Revolutionary War soldiers who are buried in the county... Amos Milner (died 1851), Mt Garrison cemetery..." 
Family links: 
  Hannah Rice Milner (1762 - ____)
  Sarah Milner Corbin (1784 - 1852)*
  John Milner (1786 - 1856)*
  Nancy Milner Worster (1789 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Fifth great-grandfather of contributor. Many thanks to Panther for sponsoring my ancestor, to Sheila and Hambone for locating his old and new markers, and cousin Mike for digging out an older photo to show his original marker in place.
Mount Garrison Cemetery
Fayette County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Nan
Record added: Feb 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13355646
Amos Milner
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Amos Milner
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Amos Milner
Added by: Sheila Stevens
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- Nan
 Added: Jul. 4, 2013

- Melissa Knerr
 Added: Apr. 27, 2012
Amos was husband, of Hannah Rice. Who was daughter of John Rice founder of Rice Landing PA., and a great aunt of mine. God Bless for your military service
- Philip Rice
 Added: Jul. 19, 2011
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