Monday, January 30, 2012

Amos Milner, Greenwood County.

AMOS MILNER, farmer, Section 22, P. O. Madison, is a native of Hancock County, Ind., and a thorough practical farmer. In 1862, he enlisted in Company B, Ninety-ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry; was present at and participated in the hot work at Nashville, Vicksburg, etc., and was mustered out at Indianapolis in June, 1865. Mr. Milner came to Kansas in 1868 and located upon a farm of 200 acres, part of which is situated in Lyon County; his residence, a very handsome one, facing the county road, but located upon the Greenwood County side, where he has eighty acres under cultivation, averaging -- oats, 40 to 50; wheat, 20, and corn, 45 bushels per acre. His orchard contains about 100 trees. He has 75 to 100 head of cattle, 40 hogs, and several horses. Mr. M. has been twice married and has two children. He has never taken any office since his location in Kansas, but has his entire attention to his agricultural and stock interests.

Civil War.

Enlisted as a Corporal, August 13, 1862, at Greenfield, Indiana, age 26, regimenr 99th., infantry, company B., discharged June 5, 1865, at Willow Branch, Remarks; Reduced to ranks, October 31, 1862, ( Private. )

Birth: Sep. 9, 1834.
Death: Feb. 13, 1917.
Spouse: Phebe A. Milner (1846 - 1926.)
Burial:, Blakely Cemetery, Madison, Greenwood County, Kansas.

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