I am looking for anyone related to my great grand father, Amos E. Eckles, Pratt, KS

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in Genealogy Help by Jack Eckles G2G Crew (500 points)
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Amos E. Eckles, Dec 1847 - 1919 of Pratt KS

Had a Son: Ira Ray Eckles

He Had a son: Jack Lee Eckles who was my Father.

Would like to know the Father of Amos E. Eckles
by Jack Eckles G2G Crew (500 points)
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Source: "United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDYF-19F : 13 March 2018), Amos E Eckles, 1890.
Mary M Eckles, widow, applied for pension benefits on March 10, 1919.
Amos E. Eckles, Private: Capt. Walker's Co. 103 PA Infantry.
She remarried: name now Thomas
Roll Pratt Kansas
Image at: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939K-FSTJ-X?i=533&cc=1832324

Another Pension application of Amos: January, 1910 : Death February 4, 1919
Source : "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K644-8XB : 11 March 2018), Amos Eckles, 1907-1933; citing NARA microfilm publication M850 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,634,692.
Image: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939K-FSYC-M?i=505&cc=1832324
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (762k points)
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Source: "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2Z7-GZD : accessed 2 June 2018), Amis Eckles, Pratt Ward 3, Pratt, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 133, sheet 14B, family 349, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 453; FHL microfilm 1,374,466.

United States Census, 1910 Event Place     Pratt Ward 3, Pratt, Kansas, United States
Amis Eckles         Head     M     62     Pennsylvania
Mary Eckles         Wife       F     50     Pennsylvania
James B Eckles   Son        M     15     Kansas
George Eckles      Son       M     29     Pennsylvania
Irene Eckles     Granddau     F     6     Kansas
Alva Eckles     Grandson     M     3     Kansas
Ray Eckles          Son          M     12     Kansas
William Briant     Boarder     M     74     Virginia
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (762k points)
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I found a huge, two-column biography on Amos.  It includes extensive family information (son of James) and photographs of him and his wife.  It is from the Pratt Republican, 11 December 1902, page 6.
by Michelle Enke G2G6 Pilot (276k points)

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