Amos Tuten has an estimated birth date of 1775 in Blounts Creek, Beaufort County, North Carolina. He was the son of Thomas Tuten and Sarah Kennedy. He married Frances Peed, daughter of Henry Peed and Tabitha Stringer, between 1793 and 1799 in North Carolina. His will was dated 26 March 1834, no probate. His death was estimated to be 1834 in Beaufort County, North Carolina.