Amanda Buys

15 March 1844–4 August 1920 (Age 76)
La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda

When Amanda Buys was born on 15 March 1844, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Hyrum DeBaun Buys, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Huntington, was 31. She married George Barzee in 1859. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 4 August 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Barzee
Amanda Buys
Marriage: 1859
George Hyrum Barzee
Edward Barzee

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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and Flemish: variant of Buis . This surname is also established in South Africa. Compare Bice , Bise , and Byce .

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

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    John McDaniel was born on 10 June 1812 in Jackson, Ohio to James and Zebiah Elizabeth McCarley McDonald. He was the fourth of six children, three girls and three boys. His father died when he was s …

    Sources (23)

    • Amanda Bays in household of Hyrum D Bays, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Amanda Buys in entry for Samuel A Clark, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Amanda Clark in household of Sam Clark, "United States Census, 1910"

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