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SARRETT/SARRATT/SURRATT Families of America (SFAŠ) Vol. III, SC.
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Charles,1 AMOS, 1790-1874, a84y
Second Generation!
Need Photo of Charles,1 AMOS, Sr. [SFAŠ-ID# 1.6.]
(4th s/o Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. 01 Jun 1790, Spartansburg, South Carolina
d. 09 Dec 1874, age 84yrs, Spartanburg/Cherokee Co., South Carolina
Buried: First Baptist Church Cemetery, Inman, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
Click on Redball for More Info. <---See: Find A Grave Memorial# 9687186 [Maintained by: Steve Amos]
Click on Camera for Picture of Memorial Monument <---See: Photo Memorial Headstone, [Photo by: Chris Smith, 5/20/2009]
He married twice, 1st at age 30yrs he married in c1820. Spartanburg Dist., SC. to:
Need Photo of 26 year old Miss Susan RICHARDS; (AFN: ZN6V-CG) [REF:#002]
(Dau of M/M Joshua RICHARDS Parents) [REF:005]
b. c1794, Spartansburg Dist., South Carolina
d. bfr 1845, age 51y Spartanburg Dist., South Carolina
Buried Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 5 Sons born to this 1st Union:
At age 50yrs he married 2nd c1840, Spartanburg Dist, South Carolina to:
Need Photo of 20 year old Miss Mary McELREATH; (AFN: ZN6V-FS)
b. 28 Feb 1818, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
d. 13 Dec 1902, 84yrs, 9mths & 15 days Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
Buried: First Baptist Church Cemetery, Inman, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
Click on Redball for More Info. <---See: Find A Grave Memorial# [Maintained by:
Need Photo of Headstone! as of April 2015
Typical Marriage Ceremony - Click on Thumbnail for larger Photo  FIRST MARRIAGE: c1820 SC Miss Susan RICHARDS,
 They had 7 Children born to this Union:   (6 Sons & 1 Dau)
 Son/Dau  Click on Name for More Inf.  b.-d.  Married/Info.  Ch.
 1.6.01. 1st Son: George "Franklin" AMOS,  b. c1821-d. 1865, 44yrs  k.i.a.  Civil War  
 1.6.02. 2nd Son: Ross AMOS,  b. c1822-d. 1865, 43yrs  k.i.a.  Civil War  
 1.6.03. 1st Dau: Caroline AMOS,  b. c1827 SC.    Not Traced!  ?Ch.
 1.6.04. 3rd Son: Benjamin Franklin AMOS,  b. c1824-d. 1865, 41yrs  k.i.a.  Civil War  
 1.6.05. 4th Son: John "Rufus" AMOS,  b. 04 Jul 1828 SC.
 d. 16 May 1863, 34yrs GA.
 m. 07 Jun 1852, GA.
 Nancy Frances BUFFORD,
  6Ch.
 1.6.06. 5th Son: James AMOS,  b. c1828-d. 1865, 37yrs  k.i.a.  Civil War  
 1.6.07. 2nd Dau: Benson Tempy AMOS,  b. c1832 SC.    Not Traced!   ?Ch.
Typical Marriage Ceremony - Click on Thumbnail for larger Photo  SECOND MARRIAGE: c1842 SC Miss Mary McELREATH,
 They had 6 Children born to this Union:   (2 Sons & 4 Dau's)
 1.6.08. 1st Dau: Jane AMOS,  b. c1842 SC.    Not Traced!   ?Ch.
 1.6.09. 1st Son: Charles M. AMOS,  b. 07 Oct 1844 SC.
 d. 30 Sep 1904, 59yrs SC.
 m. 17 Feb 1867 SC. to:
 Miss Mary Emalissa McCRAW,
  9Ch.
 1.6.10. 2nd Son: Joseph S. AMOS,  b. *1849 SC.    Not Traced!   ?Ch.
 1.6.11. 2nd Dau: Mary Ann AMOS,  b. *1850 SC. ~ d. *1914, 64yrs  m. c1874 SC.  James E. COTHRAN/COTHREN,   5Ch.
 1.6.12. 3rd Dau: Louisa AMOS,  b. c1852 SC.    Not Traced!   ?Ch.
 1.6.13. 4th Dau: Emeline Frances AMOS,  b. c1854 SC.    Not Traced!   ?Ch.
     Known Grandchildren/1st Cousins 

 In the "South Carolina Heritage Series, No. 2" History of Spartanburg County - 1900, on Pages 452-53
Click on Redball for More Info.<--- [REF:005] by: Dr. J.B. O. Landrum writes:
 JOSEPH SIMPSON AMOS: Was born September 3rd, 1849, on Cherokee Creek, near Gaffney, SC. His father, Charles AMOS, born June 1, 1790, and descended from Revolutionary ancestry, [does NOT list his name ..prs] who emigrated from Virginia to South Carolina and made settlement on Thickety Creek, Cherokee county, [Spartanburg Dist then. ..prs] obtaining title to a large body of land. He [Charles AMOS] served as a soldier of the war of 1812. After this he did business for Michael Gaffney, at Gaffney's old field (now Gaffney City) for several years, and built the first mercantile house in that place. After this he was employed as manager for the Cowpens Iron Furnace Company, which business he continued for twenty-five years.
 Charles AMOS was married twice. First to a daughter of Rev. Joshua Richards, a Revolutionary soldier. [Note he does NOT memtion her name?] By this marriage he had five sons, viz.:
     1. 1st Son: Franklin,
     2. 2nd Son: Ross,
     3. 3rd Son: Benjamin F.,
     4. 4th Son: Rufus and
     5. 5th Son: James,
 who were gallant soldiers in the Confederate army.
 1. 1st Son: Franklin AMOS, the eldest, was a soldier in the Mexican war and served as commissary agent for the Confederate army.
 2. 2nd Son: Ross AMOS was killed at the battle of Seven Pines.
 3. 3rd Son: Benjamin F. AMOS, was a member of the 5th SC. Regiment, he died in the service.
 4. 5th Son: Rufus AMOS, of a Georgia regiment, promoted to captain, he was also killed at the battle of Seven Pines, and
 5. 5th Son: James AMOS, was a member of Captain Cleary's company, 13th Regiment, SC. Volunteer's., he was killed at a mine explosion at Petersburg (1864).
 Charles AMOS married a second time to Mary McELREATH, whose ancestors were among the original settlers of Scotch- Irsh on the Tygers. By this marriage they had two sons and several daughters were born. The sons referred to are Charles M. AMOS and Joseph S. AMOS The former was a gallant soldier in the Confederate army and was severely wounded. The latter, when only fifteen years of age, enlisted in Captain Cleary's company and was drilled for the army, but the war ended before he was called into active service.

U.S. Federal Census  Charles,1 AMOS, can be found with Family:
 1830 Census
 
 

       
   See: [SFAŠ-ID# 1.6.] 2nd Generation]

U.S. Federal Census  Charles,1 AMOS, can NOT be found with Family:
 1840 Census! record Not Found!
 
 

       
   See: [SFAŠ-ID# 1.6.] 2nd Generation]

U.S. Federal Census  Charles,1 AMOS, can be found with Family:
 1850 Census, Enumeration Date: 13th Sept., 1850
 Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
 [Roll: M432_858; Page: 171B; Image: 348; F-Visit:# 1228]

 H/H Charles Amoss, 60yrs b. 1790 SC., Carpenter
 2nd Wife: Mary (McELREATH) Amoss, 30yrs b. 1820 SC., (Blank)
     #03. 2nd Dau: Caroline Amoss, 23yrs b. 1827 SC., (Blank)
     #06. 5th Son: James Amoss, 20yrs b. 1830 SC., Farmer
     #07. 2nd Dau: Benson Amoss, 18yrs b. 1832 SC., (Blank)
     #08. 1st Dau: Jane Amoss, 8yrs b. 1842 SC., (Blank)
     #09. 1st Son: C M Amoss, 6yrs b. 1844 SC., (Blank)
     #10. 2nd Son: M M Amoss, 4yrs b. 1846 SC., (Blank)
     #11. 3rd Son: Joseph Amoss, 1yrs b. 1849 SC., (Blank)
  Children NOT listed in this 1850 Census Family Unit!
     #01. 1st Son: Franklin AMOS, b. c1821 SC.
     #02. 2nd Son: Ross AMOS, b. c1822
     #04. 3rd Son: Ben Franklin AMOS, b. c1824
     #05. 4th Son: J. Rufus AMOS, b. c1826
 See: [SFAŠ-ID# 1.6.] 2nd Generation]

The Following are the Children of: Charles,1 AMOS & Both Wives!
Third Generation!
Need Photo of 1.6.01.George "Franklin" AMOS;
(1st Son of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandSon of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1821, Spartanburg Dist., South Carolina per Census records
b. 25 Dec 1826, Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
d. 03 Jul 1911, 84yrs, Duck Springs Short Creek, Etowah Co., Alabama
Settled in Kentucky, d. c1864, age 43yrs in Civil War. [REF:# 005]

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 1.6.02.Ross AMOS;
(2nd Son of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandSon of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1822, Spartanburg Dist., South Carolina
Settled in Alabama, d. c1864, a42y Civil War. [REF:# 005]

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 1.6.03.Carolina AMOS;
(1st Dau of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandDau of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1827, Spartanburg Dist., SC.

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 1.6.04.Benjamin Franklin AMOS;
(3rd Son of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandSon of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1824, Spartanburg Dist., SC.
Settled in Georgia, d. c1864, a40y Civil War. [REF:# 005]

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 1.6.05.John "Rufus" AMOS;
(4th Son of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandSon of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1826, Spartanburg Dist., South Carolina
b. 04 Jul 1828, Spartanburg, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
d. 16 May 1863, 34yrs, 10mths, & 12 days, Bakers Creek, Champlin Hill Co., Mississippi
Buried: Pine Log Cemetary Rydal, Bartow Co., Georgia
Settled in South Carolina, d. c1864, a38y Civil War. [REF:# 005]
At age 23yrs he married on 07 Jun 1852, in Georgia to:
Need Photo of 25 year old Miss Nancy Frances BUFFORD,
b. 21 May 1827, South Carolina
d. 11 Mar 1898, in Georgia,
Buried:

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 06.James AMOS;
(5th Son of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandSon of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1821, Spartanburg Dist., SC.
Settled in South Carolina
d. c1864, a36y Civil War.

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 07.Benson "Tempy" AMOS;
(2nd Dau of: Charles,1 & 1st Wife Susan (RICHARDS) AMOS)
(GrandDau of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1832, Spartanburg Dist., SC.

Third Generation!
Need Photo of 08.Jane AMOS;
(1st Dau of: Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
(GrandDau of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. c1842, Spartanburg Dist., SC.

Third Generation!
Charles M. AMOS, Photo from: Mary Cantrell-Chilto, Monday, April 6, 2015 At: 12:58 PM - Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo! 09. Charles Madison AMOS; per [REF:#002] or
 09. Charles McAlwreath AMOS; per [Fanny 1953]
(1st Son of: Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
(GrandSon of: Daniel, Sr. & Orpah (COOPER) AMOS)
b. __ ___ 1845, Spartanburg Dist., SC. [REF:#002]
b. 07 Oct 1844, Spartanburg Dist., SC. [Fanny 1953]
d. 13 Oct 1904, age 60yrs, Limestone Springs Twp., Cherokee Co., SC.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
Click on Redball for More Info. <---See: Find A Grave Memorial# 32048146 [Created by: Leigh Compton Smith, Dec 08, 2008]
Click on Camera for Picture of Memorial Monument <---See: Photo Memorial Headstone, [Photo by: Nana x4, 4/24/2010]
At age 23yrs he married on 17 Feb 1867, Spartanburg Dist., SC. to:
Need Photo of Wife Unknown; [REF:#002] or
20 year old Miss Mary Emalissa McCRAW; [Fanny 1953]
(d/o Robert E. McCRAW & Mother: Cynthia Unknown) [Fanny 1953]
b. 01 Jan 1847, nr State Line, Spartanburg Dist., SC.
d. 03 Aug 1920, age 73yrs, Limestone Springs Twp., Cherokee Co., SC.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Spartanburg Co., SC.
Click on Redball for More Info. <---See: Find A Grave Memorial# 102383751 [Created by: Kelly Jane O, Dec 20, 2012]
No Memorial Headstone, as April 2015
Typical Marriage Ceremony - Click on Thumbnail for larger Photo  They had 9 Children born to this Union: per Click on Redball for More Info.<--- [REF:#007]
  (5 Sons & 3 Dau's & 1 Infant)
 Son/Dau  Click on Name for More Inf.  b.-d.  Married/Info.  Ch.
 09.1. 1st Dau:  Frances "Fannie" AMOS,  b. 17 Dec 1867 SC.
 d. 26 Jul 1961 a93yrs
 m. 06 Jul 1887 SC.
 Robert C. SARRATT,
  5Ch.
 09.2. 1st Inf:  Not Named AMOS,  b. 08 Jun 1869 SC.
 d. 08 Jun 1869 a 1day
   bd Oakwood Cemetery,  
 09.3. 1st Son:  Joseph Wm. AMOS,  b. 09 Jun 1871 SC.
 d. 02 Feb 1885 a13yrs
   bd Oakwood Cemetery,  
 09.4. 2nd Dau:  Margaret "Maggie" AMOS,  b. 08 Dec 1874 SC.
 d. 25 Nov 1901 a26yrs
 m. 16 May 1900 SC.
 Myron Wilcox GORDON,
  0Ch.
 09.5. 2nd Son:  Robert Wellinton AMOS,  b. 02 Feb 1876 SC.
 d. 13 Oct 1897 a21yrs
   bd Oakwood Cemetery,  
 09.6. 3rd Son:  Asbury Franklin AMOS,  b. 20 Mar 1877 SC.
 d. 06 Jul 1878 a01yr
   bd Oakwood Cemetery,  
 09.7. 3rd Dau:  Victoria AMOS,  b. 27 Feb 1880 SC.
 d. 19 Aug 1916 a36yrs
 m. 20 Mar 1904 SC.
 M.L. HART,
  ?Ch.
 09.8. 4th Son:  Herbert Leo AMOS,  b. 24 Feb 1882 SC.
 d. 10 Dec 1915 a34yrs
 m. 05 Jan 1905 SC.
 Miss Marcia PRINCE,
  ?Ch.
 09.9. 5th Son:  Charles Marmaduke AMOS,  b. 05 Feb 1887 SC.
 d. 14 Oct 1904, 17yrs
 m. 11 Nov 1903 SC.
 Miss Louise SEXTON,
  4Ch.
     Known Grandchildren/1st Cousins 



10.Joseph Simpson AMOS;
(2nd s/o Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
b. 03 Sep 1849, on Cherokee Creek, near Gaffney, Spartanburg Dist., SC.
d.
At age he married in 1876, 
JOSEPH SIMPSON AMOS
Was born September 3rd, 1849, on Cherokee Creek, near Gaffney, 
SC. His father, Charles AMOS, born June 1, 1790, and descended from 
Revolutionary ancestry, [does NOT list his name ..prs] who emigrated
from Virginia to South Carolina and made settlement on Thickety Creek, 
Cherokee county, [Spartanburg Dist then. ..prs] obtaining title to a large
body of land. He [Charles AMOS] served as a soldier of the war of 1812.
After this he did business for Michael Gaffney, at Gaffney's old field 
(now Gaffney City) for several years, and built the first mercantile 
house in that place. After this he was employed as manager for the 
Cowpens Iron Furnace Company, which business he continued for 
twenty-five years.

Mr. Joseph Simpson AMOS at present resides [1900] in the city of 
Spartanburg, and was for four years a member of the city council 
at a time when a new era dawned upon her business prosperity.
As a member of the street committee he rendered valuable
service in straightening the streets and in beautifying the
city, which service he rendered without remuneration. As
a progressive citizen of Spartanburg, he is fully alive to
every interest that concerns her welfare.

Mr. Joseph Simpson AMOS is a member of the Baptist Church and a
generous supporter to all of its objects.

In 1876 he married Miss Mary Gramling, a congenial companion.  
They have eight children, viz.: 
	1. Ella, 
	2. Sallie,
	3. Fannie, 
	4. Joseph, 
	5. Grace, 
	6. Charles, 
	7. Frank and 
	8. John Edwin.

11.Mary Ann AMOS;
(2nd d/o Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
b. 24 Feb 1850, on Cherokee Creek, near Gaffney, Spartanburg Dist., SC.
d. 05 Jun 1914, age 64yrs, 3mths, & 11 days, Howard Gap Rd., Campobello Twp., 
Spartanburg Co., South Carolina
At age she married on to:
James E. COTHRAN,

12.Louisa   AMOS;
(3rd d/o Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
b. __ ___ 1852, on Cherokee Creek, near Gaffney, Spartanburg Dist., SC.

13.Emaline Frances AMOS;
(3rd d/o Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
b. __ ___ 1854, on Cherokee Creek, near Gaffney, Spartanburg Dist., SC.


End of File!

Source and Reference:
Ref.# Name Notes
 [REF:#001]   Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.   prsjr@aol.com
Sarrett/Sarrett/Surratt Families of America (SFA)©
Bibliography of US County Histories.
 [REF:#002]   LDS Ancestral Files   1993 LDS-Microfilm: NONE; Ancestry File Submission: AF93-101863
RONALD PECK, 4284 BORA BORA AVE, FREMONT CA., 94538

 1994 LDS-Microfilm: 1512693; Ancestry File Submission: AF94-000257
MERRILL R & LOIS D SPEAS, 912 1ST STREET No., NEWTON IA, 50208-2007
 [REF:#003]   LDS-IGI-1760820   Charles AMOS m. c1845, Spartanburg Dist, SC. to Mary McELREATH
Film Number: 1760820
 [REF:#004]   LDS-IGI-1761200   Charles M. AMOS (Charles Madison AMOS)
(s/o Charles,1 & 2nd Wife Mary (McELREATH) AMOS)
b. c1847, Tyger River, Spartanburg Dist, SC. <------
Film Number: 1761200
 [REF:#005]   Dr. J.B. O. Landrum   South Carolina Heritage Series, No. 2
History of Spartanburg County - 1900, Pg 452-53
By Dr. J.B.O. Landrum
Published by The Franklin Prtg. & Pub. Co., Atlanta, GA.
 [REF:#006]   Sara (Amos) Parham   GrannyP172@aol.com
Mrs. Fannie (AMOS) SARRATT
    Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 3:22:47 PM EST
 [REF:#007]   Lynda Crabill   ll1c61223@gbso.net <--No Good!
Rootsweb.com GEDCOM: "Littlehitchcock"
Entries: 42,345; Updated: Fri Apr 04, 2003 19:48:14
ID: I00033 Charles McElreath (Madison?) AMOS
 [REF:#007]     

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