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
Almira Barnes Foote
Marriage: about 1840
Almira Elizabeth Kneeland
Elizabeth P. Kneeland
Francis Wayland Kneeland
Ira Sprague Kneeland

Spouse and Children

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


    Almira Elizabeth Kneeland


    Elizabeth P. Kneeland


    Francis Wayland Kneeland


    Ira Sprague Kneeland


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


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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