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Amick's Rangers
Jacob & Rachel Amick
John Nicholas AMICK [Johan Philip EMIG, Johannes Nicholas EMMICK] was born about 1785 in Pennsylvania.  He died after 1840.  John married Mary LEAMON, 1806, in Rockbridge County, VA.
They had the following children:
Jacob AMICK was born about 1806 and died Oct 1850.
    William Henry AMICK was born 1807 and died Apr 6 1883. (father of Capt. John)
    John AMICK was born 1820.
    Eva AMICK was born 1810.
    Nicholas AMICK 1 was born 1821. He died after 1880.
    David AMICK was born 1824.

Jacob AMICK was born about 1806 in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He died Oct. 25,1850 in California.
Jacob married Rachel Rebecca CARRON about 1830, Nicholas Co., VA

Jacob Amick/Emmick and Rachel were natives of Virginia, but moved to Kane County, Illinois after receiving payment of  two parcels of property equaling 85 acres in Kane County about 1816 from a War of 1812 claim.
1830: moved to Niles, MI.  1835: moved to Elgin, IL.  1844: moved to Chicago, IL

   Jacob & Rachel had six children:
          Jane AMICK            Mary Elizabeth AMICK     Matha AMICK.    
Hiram AMICK          Myron J. AMICK             Arthur EMMICK

Hiram Amick joined the Chicago Mercantile Independent Battery Light Artillery as a private  Aug. 29, 1862 and was mustered out as a Sgt. July 10, 1865.  He married Eleanor Dunkly. He held rank in the Chicago Fire Dept. as Captain.

Myron J. Amick served in Company K of the 15th Illinois Cavalry
Sergeant, K Co, 15th Illinois Cavalry, USA
Lt.  Myron J. Emmick, 10th US Cavalry:
"Buffalo Soldiers"   (post war with "Buffalo Bill" Cody)

Arthur Emmick: born March 3, 1833. He is the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel Emmick, who were also natives of Virginia.  He began life for himself by working in a salt-well in Lawrence County, Ohio; then engaged in coal burning, and then in liquor dealing. After this he was a short time in Fairfield County, Ohio, then went to Cincinnati and hired out on a boat, running between Cincinnati and New Orleans. In 1856 he began stock raising, and in 1859 settled in Spencer County, Ind.  In 1861 he enlisted in Company F, First Indiana Cavalry, and serving through the battle of Frederickstown, was honorably discharged by reason of ill health December 3, 1861. He again resumed farming in this county, but later went to Kentucky, and for two years engaged in log hauling. Returning to Spencer County again he resumed farming once more.
Arthur Emmick  &  More Yankee  Soldiers
Myron Amick
15th Illinois Cavalry
10th US Cavalry "Buffalo Soldiers"
Buffalo Bill Cody
Chicago Mercantile Battery - Hiram Amick
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