Friday, June 4, 2010

Amos Husted

Birth:   1831
            Coshocton County, Ohio

Died:    Mar. 14, 1866
            McDonough County, Illinois

Inscription: "34 y, 4m, 19d"

Amos Husted was born in Coshocton, Ohio, the third child of Caleb and Phebe (Purdy) Husted. His entire family relocated to McDonough County, Illinois sometime after 1848.  He married "Mrs. Jane Driskell" in McDonough County, Illinois on December 18, 1856. There are no documented children for this couple. After his death, his widow married for the third time (to John Allison) in 1875.

Amos Husted's sister, Sarah (Husted) Buzzard, and his older brother, Talmon Husted, are also interred in this cemetery. His parents and his wife may also be buried here.

Burial is documented by: Duane Lester's, Rural Cemeteries of McDonough County, Illinois, Volume II, Bethel-Industry.

Biographical information comes from census records, vital statistics, and marriage records from Ancestry.com and the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index.

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