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Edwin Amass (1835 - 1924)

Edwin Amass aka Amoss
Born in England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] in Macoupin, Illinois, USAmap
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jan 2010
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Edwin Amass was born in England.


Year: 1900; Census Place: Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0048; FHL microfilm: 1240324

Last name listed in 1841 England Census as Amoss. Original last name of father may be Amassoff.

Birth date could be 1835 or 1836.

Baptized 13 MAR 1836 at St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, Suffolk, England. "Edwin son of William & Mary Ann Amassof Debenham baptized by J Gillam"

Residence 7 JUN 1841 and 30 MAR 1851 was South Street, Debenham, Suffolk.

Residence 24 MAR 1858 was Hill House, Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, USA when Mr Amass came to Brighton from England. He emigrated 14/15 JAN 1858 on the "Emerald Isle" from Liverpool to New York. (Erroneously registered as Edwin Anns on the immigration database at Castle Garden, New York, USA.)

Residence 10 MAY 1860 was still Hill House, Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, USA. Mr Amass was apparently prospecting for gold.

On 24 APR 1866 he traveled back to England in the company of his sister Elizabeth.

In 1872 he was attending the Brighton Congregational Church.

Residence in 1880 was still Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, USA. He was working as a banker.

See changes for the above from the original sources listed in gedcom.

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