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Lieut Amos Churchill, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1842
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1922
Ocean Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Entered the Civil War at 19. Enlisted the first time in Co. D, 8th Ill. Cav. on 9/1/1861. His regiment was with the Army of the Potomac under General McClellan and he was engaged in all the battles fought until 1863. He served as an orderly to General Sumner. He was wounded severely in the Battle of Beverly's Ford on June 9, 1863 (Amos received a gun shot wound in the right elbow requiring resection of the elbow joint) and was discharged. He re-enlisted May 2, 1864 serving as Lt with the 141st Regiment of the Illinois Volunteers. He mustered out on October 10, 1864. On November 26, 1866 he married Marilla Bronson of Naperville. Returning to Glen Ellyn he was in the lumber business for many years starting the Newton and Churchill Company with Lewis Newton. He built 25 homes in Glen Ellyn. He served with the Congregational Church only resigning when he moved to Calif. Amos passed away in Ocean Park, Calif on 7/15/1922 and his remains were returned to Forest Hill.
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Children:

Adeline Barker (b.1877)
Rhoda Virginia (b.1885)
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 Parents:
  Isaac Bradford Churchill (1818 - 1906)
  Angeline Barker Churchill (1820 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Marilla Bronson Churchill (1846 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Jessie Marilla Churchill Curtis (1868 - 1946)*
  Jennie Elizabeth Churchill Townsend (1870 - 1926)*
  Josie Marintha Churchill Whittle (1872 - 1947)*
  Julia Almeda Churchill (1875 - 1875)*
  Fannie Belle Churchill Matson (1880 - 1908)*
  Amos Churchill (1888 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amos Churchill (1842 - 1922)
  Wealthy Irene Churchill Standish (1844 - 1867)*
  Andrew Zelotus Churchill (1846 - 1926)*
  Isaac Bradford Churchill (1849 - 1850)*
  George Perry Churchill (1852 - 1868)*
  Nettie Louise Churchill Clarke (1855 - 1951)*
  Hattie Churchill Wimpress (1857 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
1st Lieut., Co. H, 141 Ill Inf (GAR)
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 44.
 
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Jun 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14713023
Lieut Amos Churchill, Sr
Added by: Michael Harrington
 
Lieut Amos Churchill, Sr
Added by: Michael Harrington
 
Lieut Amos Churchill, Sr
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- Joyce
 Added: Oct. 25, 2014
In memory of Lieut Amos Churhill, Sr. eighth cousin three times removed. Thank you for your service.
- Jerry and Jadean Hopper
 Added: Apr. 21, 2014

- Deb
 Added: Mar. 18, 2010
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