George Washington Amick

8 October 1837–17 October 1913 (Age 76)
Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Amick was born on 8 October 1837, in Bedford, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Amick, was 25 and his mother, Hannah May Robison, was 24. He married Jane Elizabeth " Jennie" Sparks on 30 November 1865, in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 17 October 1913, in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Clearville Union Church Cemetery, Clearville, Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Washington Amick
Jane Elizabeth " Jennie" Sparks
Marriage: 30 November 1865
Frank Reynolds Amick
Ida Florence Amick
Ralph Lurene Amick
Gertrude "Girda" Olive Amick
Lola Clara Amick
Umphrey Alroy Amick
Lena Annie Amick
Dora Hannah Belle Amick
John Milton Amick
Nellie Verda Amick
William Ross Amick

Spouse and Children

30 November 1865
Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 26

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Emig , a derivative of the Germanic personal name Emmerich ( see Emmerich ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George Amick in household of David Amick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Amick in household of David Amick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George U. Amick, "United States Census, 1900"

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