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WILKES-CAMPGROUND CEMETERY-CULLEOKA, MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE

AMIS, John Erastus, son of Thomas Amis and Hannah Gordon Kennedy, was 
born 8 Sep 1831. He died 12 Mar 1862 in St. Louis, Missouri and was buried in Wilkes 
Cemetery, Culleoka, Maury County, Tennessee. John served in the military Corporal, 
Company I, 53rd Tennessee Infantry, Confederate States of America in Civil War. 
He died as a prisoner of war in St. Louis, Missouri. John married Rebecca J. Thomas, 
daughter of Colonel Jonas Thomas and Martha C. Adkisson, on 13 Oct 1857 in Maury County, 
Tennessee. Rebecca was born 1 Nov 1838 in Maury County, Tennessee. She died 5 Mar 1903 
in Maury County, Tennessee and was buried in Wilkes Cemetery, Culleoka, Maury County, 
Tennessee. Inscription: "John Erastus son of Thomas & Hannah Amis Born Sep 26, 
1831Died Mar 12 1862 As a Christian Man In of us decided in _____ _____ ______ and us 
mourn as Those who have no hope". Information by Rick Gray, 03/08/02003. Photo and stone 
preparation by Suzanne Davison 5/2003