|Death: ||Oct. 6, 1870|
John Horton Amis
He was born 1838 in Perry Co., Kentucky, and died October 06, 1870 in PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
The Amis Company:
Amis was Captain, John 1st Lt. and Wiley 2nd Lt. of the Amis Company of the 14th Kentucky Infantry of the U.S. Volunteers. This company was known throughout the War for bravery. It was made up largely of the Amis' and their relatives either by blood or marriage.
John Horton Amis (son of Wiley Horton Amis and Elizabeth "Betsy" Bolling) was born in Perry Co, Kentucky., He married Sarah "Sallie" Eversole.
Children of John Horton Amis and Sarah "Sallie" Eversole are:
Elizabeth Amis, b. 25 Oct 1858, Owsley Co, Ky., d. 28 Aug 1932, Owsley County Kentucky.
During the Amis-Strong feud, John was the leader of the Amis faction. Alfred was killed in June of 1870 and John in October of 1870, both by the Strong family. The death of John Amis basically ended the feud and Wiley and some family moved to Kansas at that time. John and Alfred are buried on a hill on the old Amis famr close to the Buckhorn community of Perry, Co., KY. John Paul Amis and several family members still own the family farm there.
Sarah Eversole Amis Baker (1835 - 1904)*
William H Amis (1857 - 1921)*
Polly Amyx Fox (1860 - 1937)*
Robert Horton Amis (1866 - 1943)*
Nancy Amis Baker (1869 - 1943)*
Maintained by: Audrey Russell
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Jul 20, 2005
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