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William Amos
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Birth: 1690, England
Death: Mar., 1759
Baltimore County
Maryland, USA

Father of 6 sons including Thomas Valentine Amos.

From Colonial Families vol 3. Our Amos Family by Sara McFadden Amos. MD records; Griffith and Allied Families by Loraine Harting, Dayton, WA. 3 Apr 1985; Maurine Schmitz and Glendola Peck compiled the following:

William Amos our immigrant ancestor, was born in England abt 1690 and died in 1759 in Baltimore County, MD, in that portion which later became Harford County in 1773. He and his wife were buried on the family homestead but when the property (later called Mt Soma) went out of the possession of his descendants, their remains were moved to the Fallston cemetery at the Friends Meeting House. He was not a Quaker but his son William was. William Amos, Sr. was laid to rest beside his son's grave and a stone properly acquired at that time was engraved "William Amos of England. Died 1759." Of his wife we know only that her name was Ann, shown by the register of births of their children and by the mention in his Will, showing that she outlived him. An unmarked crude stone supposedly marks her grave at Fallston.

Other info: Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD give account of Wm. Amos' purchase and possession of more than 1300 acres in Baltimore Co.

His Will dated 9/24/1757 was proven 3/10/1759. Baltimore Co. Will Book 2 p 317.

Excerpt from Will: "...Imprimis, I give and bequeath unto my dear and well beloved wife, Ann Amos, the use of my Dwelling Plantation during her natural life with the land therunto belonging and also one negro girl named Feebe to her and her heirs and the use of all my negroes during her widowhood but in case she marries then my will is that my said wife have the one third part of my persoanl estate..."

William and Ann were members of the Church of England and earliest records of their family are found in the Register of St. John's and St. George's Parishes of Harford County, MD, where births of their children are listed.
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  Ann Maulden Amos (1694 - 1760)*
*Calculated relationship
Friends Cemetery
Harford County
Maryland, USA
Created by: Barbara Blum
Record added: Apr 16, 2007
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William Amos
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Rest in peace, 7th Great Grandfather.
- Donna Reneau
 Added: Dec. 22, 2012
From your Fyfe Grandchildren.Forever Peace be with You
 Added: Nov. 19, 2011
My 7th great-grandfather
- Dennis Myers
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