Mr. F. A. Amsden, who has been in the lumber business in Wellington, is moving to Wichita to establish his lumber business here. The Wichita Eagle, September 23, 1900, Page 4. - - - Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Amsden, 1230 North Lawrence Avenue. Mrs. Amsden was before her marriage Miss Harriett M. Wilson of Ohio. She is a member of the Thursday Cooking Club. Mr. Amsden is a member of the Country and Wichita Clubs. [1921 Social Register, Wichita, Kansas, transcribed by Kathi Travers.] - - - He was one of the original members of the board of control when the Old Mission Mausoleum was first founded.
The builder and founder was George A. Saxton and the members are listed:
Floyd A. Amsden Howard E. Case Charles Albert Comley Carl Fisher William L. Gray Marcellus M. Murdock Charles Jusdon Petrie Lon H. Powell Reason R. Vermilion Charles G. Yankey.
Who's Who in Wichita, 1929, list Floyd's parents as Forest Henry Amsden, born in Vermont, 1832 and died in Washington, 1898. Mother was Sally [Gager] Amsden, born in Canada, 1839 and died in Washington, 1926. Burial information is unknown. [August 2013]