Amos Windsor

Amos Windsor
b. 21 June 1801, Surry County, North Carolina, to Isaac and Anne (Riley) Windsor
d. 27 November 1873, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan

m/1. About 1823, probably Surry County, North Carolina
Mary McDaniel
b. 9 September 1805, Surry County, North Carolina
d. 1 August 1855, Lafayette Township, Allen County, Indiana

m/2. 1857
Anne Senner/Sonner

Children with Mary McDaniel:

  • Judah (b. ca. 1827) married John Bitner
  • Aquilla (ca. 1829 – aft. 1910) married Eleanor Bell
  • William R.
  • Frances married Elihu S. Wells
  • Elizabeth A.
  • Mary M.
  • Albert
  • unknown

Amos, the youngest son of Isaac and Anne (Riley) Windsor of Yadkin County, North Carolina, lived a few years in Virginia after marrying Mary McDaniel. Before 1840, Isaac moved his family, including his two oldest children, Amos and Mary, to Rush County, Indiana, where his family increased to at least six children.

In late 1848, Amos purchased 80 acres in Lafayette Township of Allen County, Indiana, and was living there with Aquilla, William R., Frances, Elizabeth A., and Mary M. at the time of the 1850 census. Sometime between 1860 and 1870, Amos and his second wife moved to Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan. Amos, a farmer, died there of typhoid fever, at the age of 72.

Submitted by:
Gretel Smith
Garrett IN
E-mail: gsmith@epl.lib.in.us

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