Amos A. Stearns

Brief Life History of Amos A.

When Amos A. Stearns was born on 3 May 1844, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States, his father, Wilson Stearns, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ferguson, was 25. He married Adelaide A Wyman on 2 October 1867, in Cooper, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cooper, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 24 January 1922, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Garfield Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Amos A. Stearns
Adelaide A Wyman
Marriage: 2 October 1867
Luella E. Stearns
Cleland Wilson Stearns
Clarence Allen Stearns

Sources (42)

  • Amos A Stearns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Amos A. Stearns - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Amos A. Stearns
  • Amos A. Steams, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Stearn , with post-medieval excrescent -s (see Stern ).

History: In 1646 Charles Stearns was admitted as a freeman of Watertown, MA.

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

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