Amos Anderson, b 8/22/1809. Who were his parents?

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Amos Anderson, born Aug. 22, 1809 Tennessee.  Married Malinda or Melinda.  I've been looking for his parents for 40 years.  He lived in Lincoln County, TN.  Thank you.
in Genealogy Help by Linda Swanson G2G Crew (430 points)
retagged by Maggie N.

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Hi Linda, 

Did not find parents yet but found his death date and a census with information concerning his wife and children. That may help with his profile later....

#1. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Birth, Marriage & Death Name Amos Anderson 

Amos Anderson Birth Date: 22 Aug 1809 Death Date: 28 Jul 1876 Cemetery: Kennedy-Thomison Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, USA




#2 United States Census, 1850

Name Amos Andersen
Event Type Census
Event Year 1850
Event Place Lincoln county, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States
Gender Male
Age 40
Race White
Birth Year (Estimated) 1810
Birthplace Tennessee
House Number 124


"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch( : accessed 22 May 2016), Amos Andersen, Lincoln county, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States; citing family 124, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Amos Andersen
  M 40 Tennessee
Malinda Andersen   F 44 Kentucky
William Andersen   M 18 Tennessee
Francis Andersen   M 16 Tennessee
Martha Andersen   F 15 Tennessee
Mary Andersen
by Sandra Davidson G2G6 Pilot (181k points)
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Name:    Amos Anderson
Event Type:    Census
Event Year:    1870
Event Place:    Tennessee, United States
Gender:    Male
Age:    61
Race:    White
Race:    W
Birth Year (Estimated):    1808-1809
Birthplace:    Tennessee
Page Number:    18
Household ID:    116
Line Number:    14
Affiliate Name:    The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number:    M593
GS Film number:    000553043
Digital Folder Number:    004276889
Image Number:    00228

Household    Role    Sex    Age    Birthplace
Amos Anderson        M    61    Tennessee
Melinda Anderson        F    68    Tennessee
M E Anderson        F    24    Tennessee
Martha Anderson        F    12    Tennessee

Citing this Record:
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Amos Anderson, Tennessee, United States; citing p. 18, family 116, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,043.
by Randy Anderson G2G1 (1.1k points)

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