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View Tree for Amos Arter BeenyAmos Arter Beeny (b. September 17, 1860, d. January 14, 1944)

Amos Arter Beeny (son of John W. Buntin and Mariah Jane Beeny)8 was born September 17, 1860 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, and died January 14, 1944 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. He married Alcie Annie Clayton on January 21, 1879 in Madisonville, Kentucky.

 Includes NotesNotes for Amos Arter Beeny:
Amos Arter Beeny, was the son of Mariah Jane Beeny and the grandson of John Beeny and Elizabeth Brown Beeny.


The birth dates of Amos Arter and Annie Clayton Beeny's Children was taken from the 1898 School Census attending Buntin School.

The names were John Beeny, born February 6, 1881; Alcie Beeny born May 15, 1882; Amos Beeny born July 25, 1884; George Beeny born December 21, 1886; Robert Beeny born March 11, 1889 and Lindsey Beeny born January 28, 1892.

Marriage information taken from Hopkins County Court Clerk's Office TT124
p. 243

Beeny, A. A. & Clayton, Annie were married in Madisonville, Kentucky on January 21, 1879, witness by J. R. Givens and Claude Berry. G. H. Beeny was surety in marriage bond.

In 1882 Amos A. Beeny acquired 37 acres of land from John W. Buntin and his wife. The Deed was recorded in the Hopkins County Court House Book 41 page 488.

In 1883 Amos Arter Beeny acquired 46 acres of land known as East Fork of Deer Creek from T J Jackson and wife. The Deed is recorded in Hopkins County Court House Book 43 page 97.

In 1886 Amos Arter Beeny acquired 40 acres of land know as Deer Creek from Thomas Harris estate. The Deed was recorded in Hopkins County Court House Book 46 page 316.

In 1889 Amos Arter Beeny acquired interest in Elizabeth and James Harris Estate from R. G. Harris and wife. The Deed was recorded Book 48 page 511.

Mattie's Scrapbook of Obituaries, page 5 permission given by Nancy Trice

Influenza Fatal To Amos Arter Beeny

Amos Arter Beeny, 83 years old last September 17, 1943, died at 7:15 P.M. on Friday January 14, 1944 in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Scott Beeny, Madisonville RFD #1. He had been seriously ill influenza for two weeks.

Mr. Beeny, who retired as a farmer twenty-three years ago, had been a member of the Primitive Baptist Chruch for forty years.

Serving are the widow, Mrs Annie Beeny, eight children, Jailer, George T. Beeny; Ellis Beeny; Amos Beeny, all of Madisonville; Patrolman Elmer Beeny, Earlington, Kentucky; John Beeny, Holly, Florida; Mrs. John Haley, Evansville, Indiana; and Mrs. Scott Clayton; a large number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service for Amos Arter Beeny, 83, who died Friday night January 14, 1944 of intestinal influenza, was conducted at 10:00 A.M. Sunday in Madisonville Primitive Baptist Church, on South Kentucky Avenue, Elder J. D. Shain officiated and assisted by Rev. Pilot Clayton. Burial was in the Clayton Cemetery, near Hanson.

Turner Clayton, Elmo Clayton, Virgil Beeny, Slim Hanner and Archie Veazey, grand-son were pall bears. The flower bearers were granddaughters of Mr. Beeny.

The Clayton Cemetery is located on Wolf Hollow Lane in the Shake rag Hills, Hopkins County, Kentucky

More About Amos Arter Beeny:
Date born 2: September 17, 1860, Hopkins, KY, USA.8
Burial: Clayton Cemetery in Shakerag in Hopkins County, Kentucky.
Died 2: January 04, 1944, Hopkins, KY, USA.8

More About Amos Arter Beeny and Alcie Annie Clayton:
Marriage: January 21, 1879, Madisonville, Kentucky.

Children of Amos Arter Beeny and Alcie Annie Clayton are:
  1. +Dora Jane Beeny, b. January 19, 1880, Hopkins County, Kentucky, d. January 10, 1968, Hopkins County, Kentucky.
  2. +John Solomon Beeny, b. February 06, 1881, Hopkins County, Kentucky, d. May 27, 1949, Hopkins County ,Kentucky.
  3. +Alcie Susan Beeny, b. May 15, 1882, Hopkins County, Kentucky, d. February 26, 1976.
  4. +William Amos Beeny, b. July 25, 1884, Hopkins County,Kentucky8, d. October 14, 1949, Hopkins County, Kentucky.
  5. +George Thomas Beeny, b. December 21, 1886, Hopkins County, Kentucky9, d. May 22, 1979, Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky9.
  6. +Robert Eli Beeny, b. March 11, 1889, Hopkins County,Kentucky, d. October 06, 1936, Hopkins County, Kentucky.
  7. (Unnamed Son) Beeny, b. January 14, 1891.
  8. +Linda Parlee Beeny, b. January 28, 1892, Hopkins County, Kentucky, d. November 03, 1978.
  9. +Elmer Arter Beeny, b. March 20, 1894, Hopkins County, Kentucky10, d. May 31, 1960, Ashville, NC10.
  10. +Leonard Ellis Beeny, b. February 09, 1896, Hopkins County, Ky11, d. May 20, 1977, Holly Hill, Florida11.
  11. Ira W. Beeny, b. January 14, 1898.
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