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Amos Tyo (1851 - 1920)

Amos Tyo
Born in Bombay, Franklin, New York, USAmap
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Husband of — married 1875 [location unknown]
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Died at age 68 in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, USAmap
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Amos Tyo was born on 22 Apr 1851 in Bombay, Franklin, New York, USA. Amos Two married Elizabeth Sova. He passed away on 17 Feb 1920 in Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, USA. [1]

Amos was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Massena, New York, Massena, New York. His memorial has photos and links to those of family members.[2]

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Amos Tyo, a lifelong resident of Massena, died at his home, about a mile east of Massena Springs, Tuesday morning at 7, as a result of an attack of grip from which he had suffered for about two weeks. The funeral will be held from Sacred Heart church Friday morning and the remains placed in the vault at Calvary cemetery. Mr. Tyo was a native ot the town of Bombay, being a son of the late Peter Tyo of that town. When a young man he was married to Miss Elisabeth Sova of Hoansburg. They have spent most of their married life in that town. Besides his widow, Mr. Tyo is survived by seven children, Charles of Fulton, Samuel of Louisville, Albert of Brasher, Augustus of Norfolk and Lawrence of Massena, Mrs. C. L. Barrett of Nyando and Harriet, who lives at home; three brothers and three sisters, Augustus Tyo of Ludlow, Vt., Joseph of Louisville, Peter of Massena, Mrs. Stephen Dowe of Raymondville. Mrs. Edward Derouchia of Fort Covington and Mrs. Henry Amo of Massena.


  1. Modified by by Jan van den Breeke, Wednesday, 27 Dec 2009. ‘’Replace this citation if there is another source’’
  2. Find A Grave memorial # 32363462 Amos Tyo.
  • New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 October 2017), Elizabeth Sovia in entry for Clinton Barrett and Elizabeth Adelaide Tyo, 18 Jun 1913, , New York, United States; citing ref. ID 885350-373, county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 885,350.
  • United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 December 2018), Elizabeth Tyo in household of Amos Tyo, Massena, Saint Lawrence, New York, United States; citing ED 143, sheet 10A, line 25, family 196, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1260; FHL microfilm 1821260.

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