Amos Reist Gregory (1892-1982)

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Amos Reist Gregory
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Brutus Mennonite Cemetery
Born: 11 Mar 1892 May City, Iowa
Died: 6 Jun 1982 Alanson, Michigan
Father: Heinrich Gregory
Mother: Leah Brubacher Reist
Siblings: Isaiah Reist Gregory
Amos Reist Gregory
Abraham Reist Gregory
Isaac Reist Gregory
Spouse: (1) Amanda Viola Brenneman
Married: 16 Mar 1915 Brutus, Michigan
Children: Baby Gregory
Spouse: (2) Susannah Brubacher Schantz
Married: 21 Apr 1918 Brutus, Michigan
Children: Baby Gregory
Spouse: (3) Elsie Seleta Brubaker
Married: 10 Oct 1925 Brutus, Michigan
Children: Kathryn Arleah Gregory
Ila May Gregory
Ruth Marie Gregory
Bernice Lucille Gregory
LeRoy James Gregory
Wilmer John Gregory
Laura Jean Gregory
Gerald Dale Gregory


Petoskey News-Review, Monday, 7 Jun 1982:

Amos Gregory, 90

Funeral services for Amos Gregory, 90, of Alanson, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Mennonite Church in Brutus. Rev. James Gerber will officiate and burial will be in the Mennonite Cemetery, Brutus.

Mr. Gregory died June 6 at his Alanson home.

He was born March 13, 1892 in May City, Iowa. He attended Iowa schools and moved to Brutus with his parents at the age of 15.

On Oct. 10, 1925 he married the former Elsie Brubacher in Brutus. The couple made their home in Flint for five years and then moved to the family farm in Brutus. In 1957 they moved to Elkhart, Ind., where Mr. Gregory worked hauling house trailers to various locations with his truck. He continued in this line of business until retirings two years ago.

In 1967, Mr. and Mrs. Gregory returned to Alanson to make their home.

Mr. Gregory was a member of the Brutus Mennonite Church.

Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Mrs. John (Kathryn) Yoder of Minot, N.D., Mrs. Kenneth (Jean) Michael of Elkhart, Ind., Mrs. William (Ila) Gregory of Alanson, Mrs. Fred (Ruth) Yoder of Harbor Springs, Mrs. Alvin (Bernice) Dick of Bingham, Minn.; two sons, Leroy and Gerald, both of Brutus; 22 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation at the Stone Funeral Home will be Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Gospel Herald, Vol. 75, No. 30, 27 Jul 1982:

Gregory.- Amos, son of Henry and Leah (Riest) Gregory, was born at May City, Iowa, Mar. 13, 1892; died at his home in Alanson, Mich., June 6, 1982; aged 90 y. On Oct. 10, 1925, he was married to Elsie Brubacher, who survives. Also surviving are 5 daughters (Kathryn-Mrs. John Yoder, Jean-Mrs. Kenneth Michael, Ila-Mrs. William Gregory, Ruth-Mrs. Fred Yoder, and Bernice-Mrs. Alvin Dick), 2 sons (Leroy and Gerald), 22 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son (Wilmer). He was a member of the Brutus Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on June 9, in charge of James Gerber; interment in the church cemetery.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Date of Marriage: 3/16/1915
Liber: 4
Folio: 84
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
GREGORY, Amos & SCHANTZ, Susanna
Date of Marriage: 4/21/1918
Liber: 4
Folio: 85
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
GREGORY, Amos & Brubaker, Elsie
Date of Marriage: 10/10/1925
Liber: 4
Folio: 89
  • Petoskey News-Review, Monday, 23 Dec 1968, Obituary: Brubaker, Ivan J.
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 6/6/1982
Liber: 1982
Folio: 187
Place of Death: Littlefield Township
Gregory, Amos
Age: 90
Born: 3/13/1892
Died: 6/6/1982
Burial: 0/0/0000
Cemetery: Mennonite, Brutus
Obituary: on file