Zalewski Family Genealogy

Amos DAKINS[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1812 - 1892  (80 years)


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  • Name Amos DAKINS 
    Born 12 May 1812  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850–1880  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Farmer 
    FamiySearch ID L4TG-Y48 
    Died 16 May 1892  Plover, Portage, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Plover, Portage, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Plover Cemetery 
    Person ID I2116  Zalewski Family
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2012 

    Father Unknown DAKINS,   b. New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Unknown UNKNOWN,   b. New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phoeba C RILEY,   b. Abt 1824, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1903, Portage, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 3, 9
    Children 
     1. Amos R DAKINS,   b. Abt 1842, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ezra DAKINS,   b. Abt 1845, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William J DAKINS,   b. 29 Apr 1846, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1916, Springville, Portage, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Jerusha DAKINS,   b. Abt 1849, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Anna E DAKINS,   b. Abt 1854, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edgar DAKINS,   b. Abt 1856, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Albert H DAKINS,   b. Sep 1861, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F660  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • After the marriage of Amos and Phoebe Dakins, they lived in Canada for nearly twelve years. In June 1850, the family started for Wisconsin. By wagon they traveled sixty miles to Port Huron, where they took passage on a boat and reached Sheboygan. Journeying by wagon to Fond du Lac, WI, Mr. Dakins, with the aid of his brother-in-law, built a sailboat, on which they sailed up the Wolf river, as far as Fremont. Here he bought 160 acres of government land, and after cutting timber on the same, he sold eighty acres, and for five years they resided in a log cabin. Then Mr. Dakins bought forty acres, upon which stood a comfortable dwelling.

      Amos Dakins [note: I assume Amos, Jr] enlisted at Fremont March 23, 1864, in Co. B, Thirty-seventh Wis. V. I, which was sent to Virginia, and participated in the battle of Petersburg. Mr. Dakins was taken sick in Virginia, and came home on a two months furlough. Rejoining his regiment, he remained till the close of the war; meanwhile the mother sold the Fremont property, and purchased eighty acres of partially improved land in Lind township. Here they lived until 1873, when they came to Buena Vista township, Portage county.

      Mr. Dakins bought forty acres of wild land, and built the home in which his son, Albert H. now lives. In 1890 he removed to McDill, where he died May 16 1892, aged eighty years and one day. His wife now resides with her son, Albert H.

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] 1860 US Census, Weyauwega, Waupaca Co., Wisconsin; p. 917; h.645 f.544; Amos Dakins; 3 June 2010.

    2. [S200] 1880 US Census, Buena Vista, Portage Co., Wisconsin; 135; p. 43B; h.62 f.63; Amos Dakins; 3 June 2010.

    3. [S183] 1870 US Census, Town of Lind, Waupaca Co., Wisconsin; p. 75A; h.21 f.21; Amos Dakins; 3 June 2010.

    4. [S191] 1850 US Census, District 9, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Co., Wisconsin; p. 262A; h.263 f.263; Amos Dakin; 3 June 2010.

    5. [S251] Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930, 1871; p85; line 1; William J. Dakin and Ellend M. Warner; 4 October 1871.

    6. [S190] 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Plover, Portage Co., Wisconsin.
      Birthplace of Father

    7. [S343] Find-A-Grave Entry, 29 September 2012; Amos Dakins; http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36354334.

    8. [S200] 1880 US Census, Buena Vista, Portage Co., Wisconsin.

    9. [S200] 1880 US Census, Buena Vista, Portage Co., Wisconsin; 135; p. 43B; h.62 f.63; Phebe Dakins; 3 June 2010.