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  • Dorcas Amos (1764 - 1807)
    m. 1. Henry Amos Sr. married Dorcas Hall in 1779 in Delaware. She was his first wife and the mother of all of his children. m. 2. Henry Sr. married in 1807 Elizabeth Miller, but she was not the mothe...
  • Elizabeth Amos (1854 - 1937)
  • Elizabeth Amos (deceased)
    m. 1. Henry Amos Sr. married Dorcas Hall in 1779 in Delaware. She was his first wife and the mother of all of his children. m. 2. Henry Sr. married in 1807 Elizabeth Miller, but she was not the mothe...
  • Elizabeth Stilwell Amos (deceased)
    Maiden name unknown. Widow of Jeremiah Stilwell, Sr. Third wife of Henry Amos, Sr., married in 1829.
  • Henry Amos, I (1763 - 1837)
    He served as a drummer boy in the Revolutionary War in 1788 and was a member of the Home Guard in 1799. m. 1. Henry Amos Sr. married Dorcas Hall in 1779 in Delaware. She was his first wife and the mo...

About the Amos surname

My Geat great great grandfather was Joseph Edward Amos, The first mayor of Alice in the Eastern Cape. He had a farm in Ford Beauford, (Eastern Cape) that he named Wiltschire, he started a school on that farm.

My mother says that we are direct decendants of the Prophet Amos (760 BC) and I would love to learn more.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.