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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Amos family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Amos Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Amos Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Amos family tree.

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Miscellaneous Amos Databases

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Some Famous People with the surname of Amos

Wikipedia Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos on August 22, 1963 in Newton, North Carolina) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter She was at the forefront of a number of female singer-songwriters in the early 1990s and was noteworthy early in her career as one of the few alternative rock performers to use a piano as her primary instrument.
Wikipedia John Amos (born December 27, 1939) is an American actor and former football player.
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Wikipedia Willie Amos (born July 28, 1982 in Sweetwater, Texas) is an American football defensive back currently playing with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, who traded for Amos on June 14, 2009.
Wikipedia Emma Amos (born 18 August 1967 in BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND is an English actress best known for playing Yvonne Sparrow in the last three series of time travel sitcom "Goodnight Sweetheart" alongside Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Wikipedia Martin John Amos (born December 8, 1941) is the current Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport, Iowa.
Wikipedia Martyn Amos is a Senior Lecturer in Computing and Public Engagement Fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University, and an expert on natural computation and DNA computing.
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Wikipedia Bruce Murray Amos (born December 30, 1946, Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian International Master of chess, a high-calibre go player, and a mathematician.
Wikipedia Daniel Paul Amos (born August 13, 1951) is the chairman and chief executive officer of Aflac Incorporated.
Wikipedia Andrew Amos (20 September 1863 ? 2 October 1931) was an English amateur football player who played for Cambridge University, Old Carthusians, Corinthian and Hitchin Town, as well as making two appearances for the English national side.
Wikipedia Carl Amos (born 30 March 1973) is an English cricketer who played all his 13 List A games for Norfolk County Cricket Club.
Wikipedia Benjamin Paul "Ben" Amos (born 10 April 1990) is an English footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Manchester United.
Wikipedia Stanley Thomas Amos (born 1907) was an English professional association football player of the 1920s.