Amasa Spencer Kneeland

22 October 1815–12 May 1892 (Age 76)
Thorn Hill, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Amasa Spencer

When Amasa Spencer Kneeland was born on 22 October 1815, in Thorn Hill, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Amasa K Kneeland, was 39 and his mother, Charlotte Kidder, was 28. He married Almira Barnes Foote about 1840, in Clinton, Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Franklinville, Franklinville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1875 and Sandusky, Freedom, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1880. He died on 12 May 1892, at the age of 76, and was buried in Knox, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amasa Spencer Kneeland
1815–1892
Almira Barnes Foote
1820–1860
Marriage: about 1840
Almira Elizabeth Kneeland
1842–1859
Elizabeth P. Kneeland
1855–
Francis Wayland Kneeland
1856–1934
Ira Sprague Kneeland
1859–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1840
Clinton, Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States
children

(4)

    Almira Elizabeth Kneeland

    Female1842–1859Female

    Elizabeth P. Kneeland

    Female1855–Female

    Francis Wayland Kneeland

    Male1856–1934Male

    Ira Sprague Kneeland

    Male1859–1926Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1818

Age 3

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nialláin ( see Nealon ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A S Kneeland, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • A S Kneeland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amasa Kneeland, "United States Census, 1830"

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