Yuma County, Colorado
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Fielding and Elizabeth (Phipps) Amy
In 1880 Harrison County, Indiana Fielding is 14, with parents Jesse and Mahala Amy. Brother Levi D. is 17, and sister Nora is 12.
In 1885 Jasper County Iowa James Phipps is 47, Felissa L. 17, Fred 16, Martha 15, Nancy 13, Ann 11 Mary J. 7, and Ellen E. 1. The six oder kids were born in Kentucky, Ellen in Marshall County Iowa.
One tree says Elizabeth Winifred Phipps was born Oct 18, 1868 in Clinton Kentucky, married Fielding Dec 16, 1891 in Jasper County, Iowa.
In 1895 Jasper County, Iowa, Fielding and Lizzie Amy have Gertrude, born in Dickinson County, Iowa. They're in the Phipps household.
In 1900 Cope precinct Fielding Amy, farmer, born July 1865 in Indiana, and Elizabeth Oct 1868 Kentucky, have Gertrude A. August 1893, Clara J. March 1895, James O. Feb 1897, and Charles July 1899, all four born in Iowa.
Fielding W. Amy proved up on a claim in 25 and 35, 5S 47W in 1907, witnesses John Calvin Kness, Lewis Oran Moser, John Class Davis, and James Alva Partt, all of Kirk.
In 1910 Kirk precinct they're still farming, and have added Loyd, 3, born in Colorado.
James Oscar Amy registered with a Kirk address, saying he was born at Rhodes, Jasper County, Iowa Feb 18, 1897, and his father was born in Cordon, Indiana.
In 1920 Kirk precinct "Frank" and Elizabeth have only Joseph 22, Charles O. 20, and Lloyd 13.
Thanks to RedAzalea
Fielding W. Amy 1865-1948 and Elizabeth Amy 1868-1953 are both buried in Kirk.
|Fielding Amy Bible, was in possession of Betsy Amy Smith, Olney
Colo., deceased 1994.
Jesse AMY met his future wife
when she was hired as a maid by his father Joseph AMY for his wife.
In 1883 he sold the one half of his father's 80 acres he had inherited
from his will. He moved at that time to Jasper County, Iowa.
2. John Manford AMY b. 16 Jan. 1848 /1849; m. Wilana ca. 1871; d. 8 July 1927 Greenville, Hunt
Co., TX; bur. Hughes Springs, Cass Co., TX - (the West Yuma County
History says he ran off to enlist in the Mississippi Rifles - and was
estranged, although he did appear at a 1921 family reunion)
|Death came Sunday May 30 to F.W. Amy pioneer resident of the Kirk
community. Funeral services were held in Kirk Thursday afternoon, June
3. Burial was in the Kirk Cemetery. Fielding Wilson Amy was born near
Corydon, Indiana July 8, 1865 and died May 30, 1948 at the age of 82
years, 10 months and 22 days. He was the youngest of the seven sons of
Jesse and Mahala Amy. Mr. Amy left Indiana in 1882, going to Iowa where
he met and married Elizabeth Phipps at Baxter, Iowa. The date of
marriage was December 16, 1891. Three sons and two daughters were born
to this union-James Oscar of Englewood, Charles O. of Springfield,
Missouri, Lloyd, Mrs. C.R. Darling and Mrs. E. Godfrey of Kirk. Mrs.
Godfrey preceded him in death March 1942. In January 1900 Mr. and Mrs.
Amy came to Colorado where they settled on a homestead one mile south of
Kirk. They lived there until 1921 when they moved to Kirk after Mrs.
Amy's appointment as postmaster. With Mr. Amy as assistant postmaster
they served the public in this office for 19 years. In 1910 Mr. Amy
became a charter member of the Kirk Missionary Baptist Church in which
he remained a member until his death. He is survived by his wife, one
daughter, three sons, one brother, Lee D. Amy and many less near
January 29, 1953
Gertrude in 1920 is in Kirk precinct, married to Charles R. Darling, both 26, and they have Francis, 1. Francis married Clarence J. Crawford and she's buried in Kirk.
Clara Amy married E. Godfrey April 8, 1914, recorded in Yuma County.
Clara (Inez C.) and Erastus Godfrey are in Kit Carson County in 1920, 1930, and 1940
Erastus 1887-1949 and Clara 1895-1942 are both buried in Kirk
In 1930 James O. is in Denver, selling tires and batteries, married to Florence 28, born in Wisconsin. They have Charles 6, Glenn 5, and Eugene four months.
James is working at a rubber factory in 1940 Englewood, Colorado, with Charles, Glenn, Eugene, June 8, Evelyn 5, and Howard 2.
Charles Omer Amy registered with a Kirk address, saying he was born July 1, 1899, and nearest relative was Lizzie Amy.
Charles Amy married Maude Christensen Jun 7, 1920 - recorded in Yuma County.
In 1930 Wray Charles is 30, widowed, lodging with the John H. Kearns family, and is a manager of a newspaper.
Charles is in Julesburg in 1940, 40, with son Robert, 15, born in Colorado. He's operating a printing plant.
(In 1930 Wray James L. Amy, 7 and Robert D. Amy, 5 are with Paul 29 and Maggie 23 Daar. The boys are listed as GRANDSONs)
Robert is buried in Julesburg, James L. in Fort Logan.
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