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Amos Anderson

  • Birth 20 Sep 1845 Laconia, Harrison County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 5 Sep 1914 Marquette, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Langley, Ellsworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 49582825

Enlisted October 25, 1861, aged 18, Farmer at Laconia, Indiana, with Co. I, 50th Indiana Infantry. Mustered out at Indianapolis on January 5, 1865, as Corporal. Was a member of GAR Marquette Post #308, Department of Kansas.

Amos Anderson was born at Laconia, Ind., 20 September 1854. Was married to Miss Lucy E. Meek, 02 July 1865. The family came to Salina, Kansas in 1867, and to Ellsworth county in 1869. He was a resident of Langley for many years, a part of the time engaged in buying of grain. In 1912 he moved to Marquette which has since been the home. To this union were born three sons and two daughters. The former are William, Charles and Elmer; the latter, Mrs. May Mitchell and Mrs. Ella Fowler. Besides these, are left to mourn, the widow, 29 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Mr Anderson was a consistent member of the M.E. church. He was also a member of the I.O.O.F., G.A.R. and K. and L. of S. fraternal organizations. During the Civil War he served three years and ten months in Co. C, 50th Indiana Infantry. In all these his record is "Duty well performed."
Died at the family home, in this city, 05 September 1914. A short service was held at the home, Monday, 07 September followed by the funeral service at the M.E. church, Langley, conducted by Rev. Dussair of this city, and the tired, wore out body was laid to rest in the Langley cemetery. An entire community extends sympathy to the bereaved family.
--Democrat-Opinion, Sept. 11, 1914.


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Nancy John
  • Added: 12 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49582825
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amos Anderson (20 Sep 1845–5 Sep 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49582825, citing Langley Cemetery, Langley, Ellsworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .