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 Rebecca <I>Thomas</I> Amis

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Rebecca Thomas Amis

  • Birth 1 Nov 1838
  • Death 5 Mar 1903
  • Burial Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 15182036

"Wife John E. Amis; dau. Col Jonas E. & Mrs. Martha C. Thomas; married on 1 Nov 1838."
Goodspeed Histories of Maury Co, TN (originally publ. 1886): p. 905:Mrs. REBECCA T. AMIS, a native of Maury County, Tenn,, was born in 1839, and is a daughter of Col. Jonas and Martha (Adkisson) Thomas, who were born in the "Old Dominion." The father came to Tennessee at an early day, and became an eminent lawyer and politician. He represented Maury County in both branches of the State Legislature, and was speaker of the State Senate one term, and as parliamentarian had no superior. He was once nominated for Congress, but owing to ill health was compelled to withdraw from the race. His demise occurred August 3, 1856. The mother died January 14, 1870. Mrs. Amis, our subject, was married October 13, 1857, to John E. Amis, and two children blessed their union; Bruce E. and Jonas T. Mr. Amis took an active part in the late war, and was a member of the gallant Forty-eighth Tennessee Infantry. He was captured at the fall of Fort Donelson, and died in prison in St. Louis, Mo., in 1863. Mrs. Amis is a finely educated woman, and has won quite a reputation as an instructress, having taught at the Atheneum, at Columbia, and in the Tennessee College at Franklin, and also in public schools at that place. She is a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Married 13 Oct 1857 in Maury Co., Tn.
shared by Georgia

Family Members



AMIS wife of
daughter of Col.
JONAS E. and Mrs.
Born Nov.. 1, 1838
Married Oct. 13, 1857
Died March
5, 1903





  • Created by: Mary Bob McClain
  • Added: 7 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15182036
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Thomas Amis (1 Nov 1838–5 Mar 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15182036, citing Wilkes Cemetery, Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary Bob McClain (contributor 46546099) .