Amos White Jr

1805–
Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos White Jr was born in 1805, in Kings, New York, United States, his father, Amos White, was 53 and his mother, Ann White, was 24. He married Amelia Martin on 9 May 1839, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States.

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Amos White Jr
1805–
Amelia Martin
1809–
Marriage: 9 May 1839

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1839
Monroe, Tennessee, United States

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siblings

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World Events (8)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 22

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 31

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

A name given from the color of the hair, or complexion. The name may also be derived from the Isle of Wight on the coast of Hampshire, so called from the Welsh, Gwydd, wood, from its primitive forest.Anglo-Saxon: Hwit, white

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