Amos Dannar

15 November 1870–
Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Dannar was born on 15 November 1870, in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, William Dannar, was 30 and his mother, Mary Ann Calhoun Boren, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Collins in 1891, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Amos Dannar
Sarah Ann Collins
Marriage: 1891
Merila Dannar
Molly Dannar
William C. Dannar
Lou C. Dannar
Rebecca Dannar

Spouse and Children

Missouri, United States


    Merila Dannar


    Molly Dannar


    William C. Dannar


    Lou C. Dannar


    Rebecca Dannar


Parents and Siblings

    William Dannar


    Mary Ann Calhoun Boren




    Harmon Nathan Dannar


    William Dannar


    Tobias B. Dannar



    Mary Ellen Dannar


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a forest, from Middle Low German dan, Middle High German tan ‘pine’, ‘forest’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a habitational name from any of various places called Thann, named with this word, notably in Bavaria, and also in Mecklenburg and Switzerland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amos Danncer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amos Dannar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amos Dannar - Individual or family possessions: birth: 15 November 1970; Missouri, United States

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