Henry John Amy

9 October 1902–November 1970 (Age 68)
Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States

The Life of Henry John

When Henry John Amy was born on 9 October 1902, in Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, United States, his father, William M Amy, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Nancy Call, was 26. He married Rose M Greminger on 8 January 1923, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. He died in November 1970, at the age of 68, and was buried in Yreka, Siskiyou, California, United States.

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Henry John Amy
Rose M Greminger
Marriage: 8 January 1923

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    Rose M Greminger


8 January 1923
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 18

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 French: from Old French ami ‘friend’, which was used both as a nickname and a personal name.2 Variant spelling of English Amey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry J Amy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Amy in household of William Amy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry John Amy, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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