1925 Biography - Amos Carter

Amos Carter is an old resident, coming here from Tennessee. He served in the Civil War and is a loyal member of the Grand Army Post. He still operates his farm although eighty-six years old. He is well preserved mentally and physically, and always appears to be on the sunny side of life. He married Sarah Turley and has Grant who married Eva Carlton, they are residents of Carbondale. James who married Julia Stewart died several years ago leaving a family, his widow later married Ezekiel Ingersol of Carbondale; Miss Jennie is an employee of the government and resides in Washington.

Extracted 06 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 341.

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