Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday....Amos & Mary Banet

AMOS          MARY J.
JUL 26-1836        FEB-8-1845
MAR-2-1884          SEPT-26-1924

Amos Banet was born 26 Jul 1836 to Ettiene Banet and Francois Bidaine Banet, in Floyds Knobs, Floyd County, Indiana. He was the 8th-born of 12 children. Ettiene and Francois and their first 7 children having been born in France, Amos was the first born in the United States. Birth records list him as "Aimee Appolinaire".

He married Mary Jane Knable, born 8 Feb 1845, on 26 May 1863.

The couple went on to have two known children, Frances and Adolph.

Amos [Aimee] died 02 Mar 1884, and is buried at St. Mary of the Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Floyd County, Indiana. Mary lived until 26 Sep 1924. She is buried beside him.
St. Mary of the Knobs

Amos is my 2nd great-grand-uncle.

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