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Amos P. McNames

Male 1785 - 1867  (81 years)


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  • Name Amos P. McNames  [1
    Born 11 May 1785  Palatine, Montgomery Co. NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 May 1867  [2
    Person ID I43  Brick Street Cemetery
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father Abraham McNames 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Maria Hoachdeel 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cornelia Catherine Westbrook,   b. Mar 1790, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jun 1861, Rockvale, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1813  Westminster Tp, UC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Amos was in the militia in 1812 but moved his family to Ohio and then Illinois in 1813 after deserting [Curnoe]
      1830 US census: living in Bennington, Delaware, Ohio next to his wife's uncle Cherrick Westbrook

      McNAMES, Amos, Pte., served under Captain Daniel Springer 1812, 1814. Possible identification: born May 11, 1785 in Stone Arabia, Montgomery, New York, son of Abraham McNames & Maria Hoachdeel; married 1813 Cornelia Westbrook in Ontario; found on 1830 census in Delaware, Ohio; and 1840, 1850 and 1860 in Ogle, Illinois; died May 9, 1866 in Iowa City, Iowa [Elgin OGS website]

      I have another Amos (Names) MC Names born 11 May 1785; bapt. 17 Sep 1794 (twin) Palatine, Montgomery Co.,NY. died 9 May 1867 and buried at Brooklyn Cem. (near Byron $ Oregon) Married about .1813 to "Katie" Catherine Westbrook. Born Mar 1790 died 6 June 1861 Rockvalle, IL. Buried at Brooklyn Cem. Amos parents name was Abraham $ Maria (Hoachdeel) Names/MCNames. Amos sibllings were Abraham (Names) MCNames born 15 Sep 1783; Bapt. 19 Oct. 1796 in NY. Anna (Names) MCNames (twin) born 11 May 1785. Peter (Names) MCNames born 7 August 1791 Dutch Ref. Church, Stone Arabia, Mongomery Co., NY. Babt. 17 Sep 1794; married Phebe Brinks (first wife) Second wife was Rachel. James (Jacobus Names)MC Names born 7 August 1791, bapt. 17 Sept 1794, married 4 Sep 1824 to Charlotte Schram in Ontario, Canada. Hannah (Names) MC Names. Hannah (Names) MC Names Married Cornelius Taylor Westbrook Born 1880 Standing Stone, PA. WM Mc Names born about 1780 married about 1840 Shoreham, VT to Lois Ramsdell; died before 1840.This is probably the family that you were looking for. Sorry about the mix up. The Mc Names, Names, Mc Namish and Ancestry of Cornelia Catherine "Katie" (Westbrook) MC Names book was published and was put together by the two writers. The book was not published by a book company. I do have a copy. [http://genforum.genealogy.com/westbrook/messages/1859.html]

      Amos McNames the last of these [Watson American] settlers, a New Yorker in his mid-twenties, settled on the southern part of lot 38 but returned to the United States, most likely during the War of 1812. Timothy Kilbourn, son of Joseph Kilbourn Sr., later obtained McNames

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] David Long notes.

    2. [S56] findagrave.com.

    3. [S20] Glen Curnoe records.