Johann George Amey, Jr.

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Johann George Amey, Jr.

Birthplace: Haycock Township, Bucks County, PA, United States
Death: 1826 (51-52)
Luzerne County, PA, United States (tree falling)
Place of Burial: Carverton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann George Emig, Sr. and Anna Margareta Amey
Husband of Maria Magdalene Amey
Father of Susanna Spencer; Margaret Sloyer; Anna Dorothea Spencer; Abner Amey, Sr.; David Amey and 5 others
Brother of Anna Maria Weierbach; John Emig; Samuel Amey; Peter Amey; Judith Amey and 4 others

Occupation: lumberjack
Managed by: Bruce Ralph Gross
Last Updated:

About Johann George Amey, Jr.

About the year 1807 or "08, after Iiving in Springfield

Township for twelve years or more, they moved just

across the river to Greenwich JTownship, New Jersey. Warren County, remaining there five or six years.

About the year 1814, they emigrated to Luzerne County. PA., and settled in what was then known as "Beech Woods.", where Mr. Amcy was employed in felling timber, and. it is said, was accidentally killed

bv a falling tree in the year 1826. He occupied a tract of 200 acres in Franklin Township (near Wyoming), Luzerne County, PA. Having purchased the land when it was cheap, which he partly cleared of timber, with the proceeds of which he erected farm buildings. The first Methodist camp-meeting in that district

was held in a grove on his premises, and continued at the

same place every season for a number of years. After Mr.

Amey's death the tract passed to the ownership of Samuel Durling, Urbain Dilley and Charles Parrish, successively, the latter being the present owner.

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Johann George Amey, Jr.'s Timeline

March 7, 1774
Haycock Township, Bucks County, PA, United States
September 28, 1796
Bucks County, Hayrock Twp, Pennsylvania, United States
September 27, 1799
Springfield, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
October 11, 1801
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
March 19, 1804
Bucks County, PA, United States
December 29, 1806
Springtown, PA, United States
February 23, 1809
Greenwich, Cumberland, NJ, United States
October 15, 1811
Greenwich, Cumberland, NJ, United States
October 8, 1813
Greenwich, Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States