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Amanda Tomlinson Belknap
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1840
Harrodsburg
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 1916
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Amanda was the daughter of Dr. John Atwood Tomlinson and his wife Elizabeth Morris Thompson.

Amanda married her first husband, John F. Bower, on January 14, 1863 in Mercer County, Kentucky. John died on February 1, 1869 in Key West, Florida of apoplexy.

Amanda's sister Caroline was the second wife of Brigadier Gen. William Worth Belknap. Caroline died December 29,1870. Three years later, on December 11, 1873, Amanda married Belknap.

Their daughter Alice was born on November 28, 1874, in Washington D.C.

After her death in Los Angeles, CA, Amanda was cremated and her remains were removed to Arlington Cemetery on August 24, 1917.

OBITUARY - BELKNAP
Formerly Lived Here
Mr. C. D. Thompson has received a letter from the wife of General Weston, of New York, telling him of the death, from apoplexy, of Mrs. Amanda Belknap in Los Angeles, Cal. Mrs. Belknap was the widow of the late Secretary of War Belknap and was twin sister of Captain James A. Tomlinson and was the last member of the well known Tomlinson family, that formerly resided here. The remains will be cremated and buried at Arlington, Va., beside her husband.
(Harrodsburg Herald, Harrodsburg, Mercer Co, Ky, Fri Aug 25, 1916) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Atwood Tomlinson (1793 - 1862)
  Elizabeth Morris Thompson Tomlinson (1800 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  William Worth Belknap (1829 - 1890)
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Rebecca Tomlinson Garvin (____ - 1862)*
  Mary Atwood Tomlinson Bowman (1822 - 1876)*
  Charles Curtiss Tomlinson (1824 - 1851)*
  William M. Tomlinson (1827 - 1909)*
  Caroline S. Tomlinson Belknap (1836 - 1870)*
  James Addison Tomlinson (1840 - 1913)*
  Amanda Tomlinson Belknap (1840 - 1916)
  John Atwood Tomlinson (1842 - 1874)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
His wife
Amanda Tomlinson
Born Jan. 19, 1840
Died June 26, 1916
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 1, Site 132-0
 
Maintained by: EliseLB
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35564100
Amanda <i>Tomlinson</i> Belknap
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Amanda <i>Tomlinson</i> Belknap
Added by: Loretta Castaldi
 
Amanda <i>Tomlinson</i> Belknap
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