Amos Janney

28 December 1744–20 September 1762 (Age 17)
Sussex, Delaware, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Janney was born on 28 December 1744, in Sussex, Delaware, United States, his father, Jacob Janney, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Levis, was 23. He died on 20 September 1762, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Janney
1710–1782
Elizabeth Levis
1721–1770
Levis Janney
1741–1810
William Janney
1741–1774
Elizabeth Janney
1743–
Israel Janney
1745–
George Fox Janney
1747–
Benjamin Say Janney
1749–
Amos Janney
1744–1762
Levis Janney
1747–1811
Eliza Janney
1749–
Abel Janney
1752–
Sarah Janney
1755–1766
Jacob Janney
1760–1770

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World Events (1)

1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 10

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the medieval personal name Jan ( see Jayne ).

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

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