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Dr Thomas Benjamin Amiss

Dr Thomas Benjamin Amiss

Birth
Amissville, Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA
Death 9 Nov 1913 (aged 74)
Luray, Page County, Virginia, USA
Burial Luray, Page County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 8946044 · View Source
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Father: Elijah Amiss (1792-1852)
Mother: Ann Elizabeth "Eliza" Leavell (1806-1852)]
07/02/1860 - Practiced medicine, Rappahannock Co, VA (living with sibs and the family of John M. Leavell - indexed in the 1860 U.S. Census as Thos. B. Amiss)
03/14/1861 - M.D. degree, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA [from: VA; thesis: "Typhoid Fever"]
~1861 - Married, Mary Elizabeth Miller (1838-1910)
07/18/1861 - Pvt., Co D, 34th VA Militia
04/01/1862 - Enlisted in the Confederate Army as 3rd Cpl., Co. B, 6th VA Cavalry
06/02/1862 - On detached service from the 6th VA Cavalry while serving in the Medical Department in Richmond, VA
07/28/1862 - Acting Asst. Surgeon, 31st GA Infantry (paid $80/mo.)
02/28/1863 - Acting Asst. Surgeon, 31st GA Infantry (paid $80/mo.)
10/29/1864 - Assigned to duty as Acting Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Hospital #9, Salisbury, NC
11/05/1864 - “Acting Assistant Surgeon Thomas B. Annis [sic - Amiss] is relieved from hospital duty in North Carolina, and will report without delay to Webb’s battery light artillery, Camp Gaillard, Weldon, North Carolina troops, for duty.” [S.O. 264/19]
11/14/1864 - Acting Asst. Surgeon, Co A, 13th Battalion, NC Light Artillery
07/15/1870 - Practiced medicine, Stonewall, Rappahannock Co., VA (living with wife, Mary E., and two children - indexed in the 1870 U.S. Census as Thomas B. Amiss)
1874 - Practiced medicine, Luray, Page Co, VA
06/14/1880 - Practiced medicine, Marshall, Page Co., VA (living with wife, Mary E., two sons, and one daughter - indexed in the 1880 U.S. Census as Thos. B. Amiss)
1886,1890 - Practiced medicine, Luray, Page Co, VA
06/02/1900 - Practiced medicine, Luray, Page Co., VA (living with his wife, Mary E., - indexed in the 1900 U.S. Census as Thos. B. Amiss)
02/23/1910 - Wife, Mary, died in Virginia (buried: Green Hill Cemetery, Luray, Page Co., VA)
04/22/1910 - Practiced medicine, Luray, Page Co., VA (living with son-in-law, daughter, and granddaughter - indexed in the 1910 U.S. Census as Thomas B. Amiss)
11/09/1913 - Died of "senile debility" at his home, Luray, Page Co, VA

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
01/07/2009. Updated 09/30/2016.
Unpublished database.

Bio by: bioengineer


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  • Maintained by: bioengineer
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 17 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8946044
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Thomas Benjamin Amiss (4 Jul 1839–9 Nov 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8946044, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Luray, Page County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by bioengineer (contributor 47026824) .