Ernest "Essom" Ames1,2

M, #849, b. 1 July 1870, d. 1951
  • Birth*: 1 July 1870; Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Jul 1871 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Jul 1 1870 per 1901 Census. Date 1870 & location Ont. per 1871, 1881 & 1891 Census. Valleau GEDCOM says Sep 183,4,5,6,7,8
  • Marriage*: 20 August 1906; Monmouth Twp, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: Ezzron Ernest Ames, 33; Residence: Monmouth Twp.; Born: Port Hope?; Occupation: wage earner; Parents: Elisha Ames & Angeline Valleau; Religion: Methodist; Bride: Alice Maud Graham, 23; Residence & Born: Monmouth Twp.; Parents: William & Jane Collins Graham; Religion: Church of England; Date: Aug 20, 1906; Performed by: Rev C. R. Spencer; Location: Monmouth Twp.; Witnesses: Newton Austin of Cardiff & Isabella Graham of Monmouth Twp.; Principal=Alice Maud Graham9
  • Marriage*: after 1925; Boyd Ames said that "Ezra" went to Toronto, remarried and later died there.; Principal=? ?
  • Death*: 1951; Toronto, Ontario; Boyd Ames said that "Ezra" went to Toronto after his wife died, remarried and died there. Date Per Burial
  • Burial*: 1951; South Wilberforce Cemetery, Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; CEMSearch shows: Ernest Esroh Ames, Born: 1871, Died: 1951, Spouse: Alice Maude Graham, South Wilberforce Cemetery, Haliburton County, Monmouth Twp., Conc 12 Lot 33, Other names: Alice Maud Graham, Graham Philip Ames
    Cemetery Transcription: Lot VII, Con 7; Owner: E. Ames; Plot #1: - ; Plot #2 - ; Plot # 3 - ; Plot #4: Ames, Mrs. Essom; Plot #5: Ames, Harold, infant of 3 hr, Oct 22, 1911; Plot #6: Ames, Vernon, 4 1/2 mo, June 17, 1917 (from Cemetery Transcriptions on microfilm, Ontario Archives, Haliburton County, Monmouth Twp., South Wilberforce Cemetery, MS 451 Reel 21)
  • Census*: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age less than one year at 1871 Census: see Elisha Ames10
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumbeland Co., Ontario; Age 10 at 1881 Census: see Elisha Ames11
  • Residence*: June 1882; Dudley Twp, Wilberforce, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Elisha Ames moved his family to Wilberforce in Dudley Twp. in 1882. See Elisha Ames
  • Census: 20 April 1891; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 20 at 1891 Census: see Elisha Ames12
  • Census: April 1901; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 30 at 1901 Census: see Elisha Ames13
  • Census: 12 June 1911; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Age 40 at 1911 Census: Ames, Essom, 40, b. Ont. Jul 1871, Meth., odd jobs, married; Alice M., 28, b. Ont. Feb 1883, Anglican, married; Phyllis E., 4, b. Ont. May 1907, daughter; Graham P., 2, b. Ont. Feb 1909, son; Graham, Thomas, 63, b. Ont. Oct 1848, Gentleman, single (1911 Census Online: Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce Village, dist. 129, sub-dist. 19, pg. 12, line 2 - Wilberforce Village)4
  • Residence: 19 November 1912; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Essom was the one who Certified the Death Registration of his father Elisha who was probably living with Essom in Wilberforce Village.
  • Residence: 27 February 1924; Haliburton Co., Ontario; Per death notice of his mother, Angeline, who died at his brother Frank's home in Hudson Twp., Tamiskaming, District, Ontario.14

Family 1: Alice Maud Graham b. 19 Feb 1882, d. 1923

  • Marriage*: 20 August 1906; Monmouth Twp, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: Ezzron Ernest Ames, 33; Residence: Monmouth Twp.; Born: Port Hope?; Occupation: wage earner; Parents: Elisha Ames & Angeline Valleau; Religion: Methodist; Bride: Alice Maud Graham, 23; Residence & Born: Monmouth Twp.; Parents: William & Jane Collins Graham; Religion: Church of England; Date: Aug 20, 1906; Performed by: Rev C. R. Spencer; Location: Monmouth Twp.; Witnesses: Newton Austin of Cardiff & Isabella Graham of Monmouth Twp.; Principal=Alice Maud Graham9

Family 2: ? ? b. b 1900

  • Marriage*: after 1925; Boyd Ames said that "Ezra" went to Toronto, remarried and later died there.; Principal=? ?

Citations

  1. Name given as Ezra per will of Thomas Graham, father of Ezra's wife, Alice Graham. Spelling of Essom per death registration of Elisha. Common name per death notice of mother appears to be Ezra??
  2. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
  3. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  4. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  8. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  9. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #009801.
  10. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age under 1 year.
  11. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 10.
  12. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 20.
  13. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 30.
  14. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.

Carrie Ames

F, #851, b. 21 June 1879
  • Birth*: 21 June 1879; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per Valleau GEDCOM
  • Marriage*: after April 1901; ?? Carrie is the only other daughter ?? Per death notice of Angeline; Principal=S. Lightfoot
  • Married Name: Lightfoot
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Ontario; Age 1 at 1881 Census: see Elisha Ames1
  • Census: April 1891; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./ Haliburton, Ontario; Age 12 at 1891 Census: See Elisha Ames2
  • Census: April 1901; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 19 at 1901 Census: see Elisha Ames3
  • Residence*: 27 February 1924; Buckingham, Ontario; Per death notice of her mother, Angeline, in Hudson Twp., Temiskaming District, Ontario.

Family: S. Lightfoot b. b 1878

  • Marriage*: after April 1901; ?? Carrie is the only other daughter ?? Per death notice of Angeline; Principal=S. Lightfoot

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 1.
  2. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 12.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 19.

Francis Fairman "Frank" Ames1

M, #852, b. 1 September 1883, d. 8 August 1963

  • Birth*: 1 September 1883; Dudley Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Date per 1901 Census: Date 1882 & place from Valleau GEDCOM
  • Marriage*: 17 February 1909; Paget St., New Liskeard, Timiskaming District, Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#: Groom: Francis F. Ames; Age: 26; Res.: New Liskeard; Rel.: Meth.; Bride: Margaret Bowen; Age: 17; Res.: New Liskeard; Rel.: Meth.; Date: Feb 16 1909; Place; New Liskeard; Reg'r.: J. Wislon, New Liskeard; Performed by: Rev. H. B. Coumins, New Liskead (Ontario Marriage Registration, ancestry.com; says "soiled document - very different type of doucment than any others I have seen. No parents names available. Also dated Feb 16, not Feb 17 when newspapers say it happened.)
    "Married: Ames-Bowen - At the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. O'Hara, Paget St., New Liskeard, on February 17, 1909, by Rev. H. B. Coumans, Francis F. Ames and Margaret L. Bowen of New Liskeard." from The New Liskeard Speaker, February 19, 1909, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 27, 2001
    "Ames-Bowen: About twenty guests assembled at the home of Mrs. O'Hara, Paget, Street on Wednesday afternoon, the occassion being the wedding of Miss Margaret Bowen, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bowen, and niece of Mrs. O'Hara, to Francis Ames. The bride was given away by her father. The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. B. Coumans, while Mrs. Knox played the Wedding March. The bride was tastefully gowned in cream silk over pale blue and looked very pretty. The bridesmaid, Miss Della Bowen, sister of the bride, was prettily attired in cream lustre with silk trimmings. The groom was assisted by Mr. Garfield Austen. The gift to the bride from the groom was a handsome fur coat. The happy pair left on the Cobalt Special for an extended trip among friends in Haliburton but will reside in New Liskeard. Mr. Ames has been one of the lucky ones in the Gowganda District and many friends hope that good fortune will be with Mr. and Mrs. Ames throughout." from The New Liskeard Speaker, February 19, 1909, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 27, 2001; Principal=Margaret Lula "Maggie" Bowen2
  • Death*: 8 August 1963; Kirkland Lake and District Hospital, Kirkland Lake, Timiskaming District, Ontario; "Funeral Services For Frank Ames - The death occurred recently in Kirkland Lake and District Hospital of Mr. Frank Ames, of Matachewan. He was in his eighty-first year. Born in Hastings county, Mr. Ames came to New Liskeard in 1903. He was residing in Matachewan for the past 24 years. He was predeceased by his wife,the former Margaret Bowen, in February of this year. Also predeceased by four daughters. He is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Christine Lindsay, of Sault Ste. Marie; Mrs. Helen Townsend of British Columbia; Beulah, Mrs. F. Briscoe, Englehart; Belva, Mrs. Stan Emms, of Swastika; Della, Mrs. Donald Plaunte of King Kirkland. Four sons: Boyd and Frank of Matachewan. Ezra of Gowganda and Donald of Temagami. Fifty grandchildren and twenty-seven great-granchildren also survive. Services were held at the Symington Funeral Chapel, in Kirkland Lake on Saturday, August 10, Mr. Lional Anyan officiating. Interment was in the family plot in New Liskeard." from The Temiskaming Speaker, seen on microfilm at The New Liskeard Public Library, July 20, 2001
    per Valleau GEDCOM
  • Burial*: 11 August 1963; New Liskeard Pioneer Cemetery, Dymond Twp., New Liskeard, Temiskaming District, Ontario; Memorial Inscription: Maggie Ames; 1891-1963; Frank Ames; 1882-1963 (Pioneer Cemetery, New Liskeard, July 20, 2001)
    Cemetery Transcription: Ames, Frank & Maggie - Part L, Row 6, Stone 4
    OCFA Record: Ames, Frank & Maggie, New Liskeard Pioneer, Temiskaming, Dymond, TMK-, A520
  • Note*: 1 September 1883; Middle name Fairman may be from the Maybee family - Elisha's older brother George married Catherine Maybee. The book As The Crow Flies includes a reference to Robert Brazilla Maybee who married Mary Ann Fairman and lived at Lot 2 Concession 5 in Brighton Township. Parents often used surnames related to the family through marriage as middle names for children.
  • Census*: 20 April 1891; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Age 8 at 1891 Census: see Elisha Ames3
  • Census: April 1901; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Age 17 at 1901 Census: see Elisha Ames4
  • Note: 1902; Harcourt Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; "Met Wife: while clearing land at Wilberforce; dared her to take him out a drink." Per Carolyn O'Neil's Doc/Tree, July 22, 2001.
  • Residence: 1903; New Liskeard, Timiskaming District, Ontario; " ... Born in Hastings county, Mr. Ames came to New Liskeard in 1903. ... " from his Death Notice.
  • Occupation: 17 February 1909; Gowganda District, Ontario; " ... Mr. Ames has been one of the lucky ones in the Gowganda District ... " from marriage notice
    "Claims at Gowganda - Messrs. Wes. and Herb. McKnight have returned to Gowganda where they are believed to have been fortunate in securing some very valuable mining claims. We are told that their properties are splendidly located and it is hoped that their expectations will be realized." from The New Liskeard Speaker, February 19, 1909, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 27, 2001
    Note: This note on Gowganda is right above the marriage notice for Francis Ames. Along with the reference in his marriage notice to Gowganda, it is obvious that Francis Ames was involved in the very hot mining and prospecting being done in the area at that time.
  • Residence: 17 February 1909; New Liskeard, Timiskaming District, Ontario; Per marriage announcement.
  • Census: 1911; Ontario; NOT in: New Liskeard, Hudson Twp., Dymond Twp.,5
  • Residence: 1920; Conc 3 Lot 8, N 1/2, Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario; "1920 - Frank Ames built house/Ames drives horse-drawn school bus. IN about 1920, Frank Ames built a house and a small stable in the property and lived here with his wife Maggie Lola (nee Bowen) and their children Exra, Margorie, Audrey, Frances, May, Chirs, Ellen Beulah (named for Beulah Bowen who died in the fire), Belva, Frank, Della, Betty, Don and Boyd." pg. C3-8, App. A - Lot Histories, from the book "I've got to stop here until I'm called for: Chronicle of Hudson Township".
  • Residence*: 27 February 1924; Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario; Frank's mother died at his home in Hudson Twp., per her death notice.
  • Occupation*: circa 1925; Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario; School bus driver - "The Ames family usually had at least one cow for the stable and a horse for the horse-drawn school bus that Mr. Ames drove on the eight mile route back to Pike Lake and north on the road between Lots 4 and 5 on Conc 3, to the school." pg. C3-8, App. A - Lot Histories, from the book "I've got to stop here until I'm called for: Chronicles of Hudson Twp."
    "Some of the early drivers were: William Wannamaker, Tom Brown, Art Messenger,Stan Richardson, W. Doughty, Elizie Morrow, Lorenzo Church, William Morrow, Frank Ames, John Villneff, J. Bumstead and Harry Hammond." pg. 60 of the book "I've got to stop here until I'm called for; Chronicles of Hudson Township".
    Bruce Taylor of the Timiskaming Gen. Soc. said in an email: "There is also one reference to Ames in the newly published history of Hudson township. It refers to a list of school bus drivers in pioneer days, and includes Frank Ames.
  • Occupation: circa 1930; Timiskaming District, Ontario; "Occupations: logging & sawmilling; ran a stagecoach from Timmins to Porquois Junction; janitor at schools in Matachewan" Per Carolyn O'Neil's Doc/Tree, July 22, 2001.
  • Note: 26 January 1933; Hudson Twp., Ontario; "Hudson: A large number from this vicinity were in town on Saturday, being as follows: Mr. and Mrs. John Bumstead, ... Mr. Frank Ames, Mr. Walter Bowen ... " from The New Liskeard Speaker, January 26, 1933, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, March 1, 2001
  • Note: 7 December 1933; Hudson Twp., Ontario; "Hudson: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ames and Della and Frank spend Sunday at Mrs. John Bumstead's." from The New Liskeard Speaker, December 7, 1933, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, March 1, 2001
  • Note: 8 March 1934; Hudson Twp., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. F. Ames spent the weekend in town." from The New Liskeard Speaker, Mar 22, 1934, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, March 1, 2001
  • Residence: 27 August 1936; Conc 3 Lot 8, N 1/2, Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario; Voter's List: "Conc 3; N 1/2 of N 1/2; Lot 8; Ames, Frank; Married; Owner; New Liskeard P.O.; Juror; ME, LA" Voter's List 1936, Electoral District of Temiskaming, Hudson Township, Posted by Clerk Thursday August 27, 1936. Appendix B., pg. 1, from the book "I've got to stop here until I'm called for"
  • Residence: October 1939; Doon Twp., Matachewan, Timiskaming District, Ontario; Boyd Ames states that the family moved from Hudson Twp. to Matachewan in the fall of 1939, not in 1941 as is elsewhere suggested.
    "1941 - Ames family moves to Matachewan: In 1941 or 1942, the Ames family moved to Matachewan and house and stabel have rotted into the ground." pg. C3-8, App. A - Lot Hisotries, from the book " I've go to stop here until I'm called for"
    Matachewan is in Doon Twp., on Hwy 65 to the far west and north of Timiskaming District.
  • Residence: 2 August 1958; Kirkland Lake, Ontario; Per Death Notice of brother William Wilson Ames
  • Residence: 14 February 1963; Matachewan, Timiskaming District, Ontario; Per his wife Maggie's Obituary.

Family: Margaret Lula "Maggie" Bowen b. 8 Feb 1891, d. 14 Feb 1963

  • Marriage*: 17 February 1909; Paget St., New Liskeard, Timiskaming District, Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#: Groom: Francis F. Ames; Age: 26; Res.: New Liskeard; Rel.: Meth.; Bride: Margaret Bowen; Age: 17; Res.: New Liskeard; Rel.: Meth.; Date: Feb 16 1909; Place; New Liskeard; Reg'r.: J. Wislon, New Liskeard; Performed by: Rev. H. B. Coumins, New Liskead (Ontario Marriage Registration, ancestry.com; says "soiled document - very different type of doucment than any others I have seen. No parents names available. Also dated Feb 16, not Feb 17 when newspapers say it happened.)
    "Married: Ames-Bowen - At the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. O'Hara, Paget St., New Liskeard, on February 17, 1909, by Rev. H. B. Coumans, Francis F. Ames and Margaret L. Bowen of New Liskeard." from The New Liskeard Speaker, February 19, 1909, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 27, 2001
    "Ames-Bowen: About twenty guests assembled at the home of Mrs. O'Hara, Paget, Street on Wednesday afternoon, the occassion being the wedding of Miss Margaret Bowen, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bowen, and niece of Mrs. O'Hara, to Francis Ames. The bride was given away by her father. The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. B. Coumans, while Mrs. Knox played the Wedding March. The bride was tastefully gowned in cream silk over pale blue and looked very pretty. The bridesmaid, Miss Della Bowen, sister of the bride, was prettily attired in cream lustre with silk trimmings. The groom was assisted by Mr. Garfield Austen. The gift to the bride from the groom was a handsome fur coat. The happy pair left on the Cobalt Special for an extended trip among friends in Haliburton but will reside in New Liskeard. Mr. Ames has been one of the lucky ones in the Gowganda District and many friends hope that good fortune will be with Mr. and Mrs. Ames throughout." from The New Liskeard Speaker, February 19, 1909, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 27, 2001; Principal=Margaret Lula "Maggie" Bowen2

Citations

  1. Common name per son Boyd Ames. Middle name from Valleau GEDCOM.
  2. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  3. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 8.
  4. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 17.
  5. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Jesse "Jack" Ames1

M, #853, b. 9 March 1886
  • Birth*: 9 March 1886; Dudley Twp., E. Peterborough Co., Ontario; Per 1901 Census
  • Census*: 20 April 1891; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 6 at 1891 Census: see Elisha Ames2
  • Census: April 1901; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 15 at 1901 Census: see Elisha Ames3
  • Residence*: 27 February 1924; Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario; Per death notice of his mother who died at his brother Frank's home in Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario.
  • Residence: 2 August 1958; Kirkland Lake, Ontario; Per Death Notice of brother William Wilson Ames

Citations

  1. Common name per death notice of his mother.
  2. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 6.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 15.

Della "Ella" Ames

F, #854, b. 13 June 1889
  • Birth*: 13 June 1889; Harcourt Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; Harcourt Twp is just east of Dudley Twp and Harcourt Village is a short distance east of Wilberforce on Rd 648.
  • Marriage*: after 1909; Principal=Wilmot Ritchie
  • Census*: 20 April 1891; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 2 at 1891 Census: see Elisha Ames1
  • Census: April 1901; Harcourt, Dudley, Dysant Twps, Peterborough E./Haliburton, Ontario; Age 11 at 1901 Census: see Elisha Ames2
  • Married Name: after 1909; Ritchie
  • Residence*: 27 February 1924; Grand Forks, British Columbia; Per death notice of her mother, Angeline, in Hudson Twp., Timiskaming District, Ontario.
  • Residence: 2 August 1958; Cascade, British Columbia; Per Death Notice of brother William Wilson Ames

Family: Wilmot Ritchie b. b 1889

Citations

  1. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 2.
  2. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 11.

Alice Maud Graham1,2

F, #856, b. 19 February 1882, d. 1923
  • Birth*: 19 February 1882; Monmouth Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; Date Feb 1883 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Feb 19 1882 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1881 & location Monmouth per Marriage Reg'n2,3,4
  • Marriage*: 20 August 1906; Monmouth Twp, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: Ezzron Ernest Ames, 33; Residence: Monmouth Twp.; Born: Port Hope?; Occupation: wage earner; Parents: Elisha Ames & Angeline Valleau; Religion: Methodist; Bride: Alice Maud Graham, 23; Residence & Born: Monmouth Twp.; Parents: William & Jane Collins Graham; Religion: Church of England; Date: Aug 20, 1906; Performed by: Rev C. R. Spencer; Location: Monmouth Twp.; Witnesses: Newton Austin of Cardiff & Isabella Graham of Monmouth Twp.; Principal=Ernest "Essom" Ames5
  • Death*: 1923; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Per Burial
  • Burial*: 1923; South Wilberforce Cemetery, Monmouth Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; CEMSearch shows: Ernest Esroh Ames, Born: 1871, Died: 1951, Spouse: Alice Maude Graham, South wilberforce Cemetery, Haliburton County, Monmouth Twsp, Conc 12 Lot 33, Other names: Alice Maud Graham, Graham Philip Ames
  • Census*: April 1901; Monmouth Twp., Peterborough Co., Ontario; Age 18 at 1901 Census: see William Graham3
  • Married Name: 20 August 1906; Ames
  • Census: 12 June 1911; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Age 28 at 1911 Census: see Essom Ames4
  • Note*: 21 September 1914; Monmouth Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; Inst. # 227 "In his Majesty's Surrogate Court of the County of Victoria, … Be it known in the twenty first day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fourteen …. The last will and Testament of Thomas Graham, late of the Township of Monmouth … Haliburton, farmer, deceased, who died on or about the nineteenth day of August … 1914 … at Monmouth … And that the Administration of all and singular the property of the said deceased and any way ???ing his will and was granted by the aforesaid Court to Alice Ames, a married woman, Clarke Graham, farmer, both of Monmouth, the executors named in the said will…. ... This is the last will and testament of one Thomas Graham of … Monmouth … to divide equally between Alice Ames, wife of Ezra Ames, Isabella Graham, Clarke Graham and Ella R. Graham, the son and three daughters of my deceased brother, William." From the Ontario Archives, October 29, 2003. - Ontario Land Records, Haliburton Co. -, G.S.U. #17315186

Family: Ernest "Essom" Ames b. 1 Jul 1870, d. 1951

  • Marriage*: 20 August 1906; Monmouth Twp, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: Ezzron Ernest Ames, 33; Residence: Monmouth Twp.; Born: Port Hope?; Occupation: wage earner; Parents: Elisha Ames & Angeline Valleau; Religion: Methodist; Bride: Alice Maud Graham, 23; Residence & Born: Monmouth Twp.; Parents: William & Jane Collins Graham; Religion: Church of England; Date: Aug 20, 1906; Performed by: Rev C. R. Spencer; Location: Monmouth Twp.; Witnesses: Newton Austin of Cardiff & Isabella Graham of Monmouth Twp.; Principal=Ernest "Essom" Ames5

Citations

  1. Alice Maud Graham per marr. reg'n.
  2. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #009801.
  6. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.

Graham Philip Ames1,2

M, #857, b. February 1909, d. 14 February 1935
  • Birth*: February 1909; Monmouth Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; Date Feb 1909 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date 1909 per Burial2
  • Death*: 14 February 1935; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Per Burial. Where did this date come from? Burial says 1933?
  • Burial*: 1933; South Wilberforce Cemetery, Monmouth Twp., Haliburton Co., Ontario; CEMSearch shows: Graham Philip Ames, Born: 1909, Died: 1933 ??, Son of Ernest Esroh & Alice Maud Ames, South Wilberforce Cemetery, Other names: Alice Maud Graham, Ernest Esroh Ames.
    Note Difference in year of death.
  • Census*: 12 June 1911; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Age 2 at 1911 Census: see Essom Ames2

Citations

  1. Graham P. per 1911 Census.
  2. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Harrold Ames

M, #858, b. 22 October 1910, d. 22 October 1910
  • Birth*: 22 October 1910; Monmouth Twp, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Year was 1911 in Ames Chart
  • Death*: 22 October 1910; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Cemetery Transcription says " .. infant of 3 hr., Oct 22 1911 ... ". Year was 1911 in Ames Chart, also 1 "r" in name.1

Citations

  1. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, # 013819.

Vernon Ames

M, #859, b. February 1917, d. 17 June 1917
  • Birth*: February 1917; Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Date Feb 1917 per Burial. Date Feb 1917 per Death Reg'n. - age 4 1/2 months at death Jun 17 1917.1
  • Death*: 17 June 1917; Conc 16 Lot 33, Monmouth Twp, Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#015373: Name: Vernon Ames; Date: Jun 17 1917; Age: 4 1/2 months; Born: Wilberforce, Conc 16, Lot 33, Monmouth Twp.; Parents: Essom Ernest Ames & Alice Graham; Cause: malnutrition, 1 mo.; Phys.: A. T. Embrey, Bancroft (Ontario Death Registration, #015373-1917, ancestry.com)2
  • Burial*: 18 June 1917; South Wilberforce Cemetery, Monmouth Twp., Wilberforce, Haliburton Co., Ontario; Per Cemetery Plot info for his father Essom Ames.3,4

Citations

  1. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  2. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #015373-1917.
  3. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  4. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Mary Jane Woof

F, #860, b. 19 October 1843, d. 12 December 1909

  • Birth*: 19 October 1843; Percy Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Oct 19 1843 per 1901 Census.1
  • Marriage*: 9 November 1862; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; County Marriage Registry for 1858-1869, Newcastle District: Stephen Ames, 25 of Brighton Twp., b. Marysburgh, parents: James & Mary to Mary Woof, 19 of Brighton Twp., b. Percy Twp., parents: William & Mary, Witnesses: James Ames & William Woof, Date: Nov 9, 1862
    "In the mean time Mary was married, first to Steve Ames and Lizzie was married to Jim Ames and they stayed with the family and he worked the place." per "The Woof Family" as told by Margaret A. (Loomis) Woof to her son Aubrey Woof, seen in "The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington", pg. 65 in my printed copy - printed from microfilm.; Principal=Stephen Ames2,3
  • Death*: 12 December 1909; Conc 7 Lot 33, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#020829: Name: Mary Ames; Date: Dec 12 1909; Age: 66y 1m 23d; Res.: Conc 7, Lot 33, Brighton Twp.; Born: Oct 19 1833; Status: Carpenter's wife; Nat.: English; Parents: Wm Woof & Mary Stripling, b. England; Phys.: Dr. Richards,m Warkworth; Inf.: Stephen Ames, Codrington (Ontario Death Registration, #020829-1909, ancestry.com)4
  • Burial*: 15 December 1909; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Stephen Ames; 1837 - 1910; His Wife; Mary Woof; 1843 - 1909 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Aug 2 2005)
    CEMSearch: Name: Mary Ames, Maiden: Woof; Born: 1843; Died: 1909; Age: 66y; Note: Wife of Stephen Ames; Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery; Other names: see Gertrude Ames5,6
  • Census: April 1861; Brgihton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 18 at 1861 Census: see William Woof7
  • Married Name: 9 November 1862; Ames
  • Census*: April 1871; Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 28 at 1871 Census: see Stephen Ames8
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 25 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames9
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 46 at 1891 Census: see Stephen Ames10
  • Census: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 57 at 1901 Census: see Stephen Ames11

Family: Stephen Ames b. 18 Feb 1837, d. 23 Sep 1910

  • Marriage*: 9 November 1862; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; County Marriage Registry for 1858-1869, Newcastle District: Stephen Ames, 25 of Brighton Twp., b. Marysburgh, parents: James & Mary to Mary Woof, 19 of Brighton Twp., b. Percy Twp., parents: William & Mary, Witnesses: James Ames & William Woof, Date: Nov 9, 1862
    "In the mean time Mary was married, first to Steve Ames and Lizzie was married to Jim Ames and they stayed with the family and he worked the place." per "The Woof Family" as told by Margaret A. (Loomis) Woof to her son Aubrey Woof, seen in "The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington", pg. 65 in my printed copy - printed from microfilm.; Principal=Stephen Ames2,3

Citations

  1. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S28] Unknown short register title: entry for unknown spouses' names unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  3. [S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film.
  4. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #020829-1909.
  5. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  6. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  7. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 18.
  8. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 28.
  9. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 25.
  10. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 46.
  11. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 57.

Ralph Ambrose Ames

M, #861, b. 30 August 1865, d. 2 March 1947

  • Birth*: 30 August 1865; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Aug 30 1865 per Memorial. Date 1865 & location Brighton Twp. per Obit. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Aug 1864 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Aug 30 1865 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1865 & location Ont. per 1871 Census.1,2,3,4,5,6,7
  • Marriage*: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada; Marriage Reg'n: Ralph A. Ames, 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; bachelor; farmer; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; married Ida M. Valleau, 19; Res. & Born: Percy Twp.; single; Parents: William Valleau & Mary Wanamaker; Witnesses: Wilfred Valleau, Percy Twp. & Effie Robinson, Codrington; on Feb 6, 1889 at Hilton; Methodist; Rev. H. M. McQueen; Principal=Ida May Valleau8
  • Death*: 2 March 1947; 42 Carlisle Street, Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Deaths: Ames, Ralph Steve: In Bowmanville, on Sunday, March, 2, 1947, Ralph Steven Ames, beloved husband of the late Ida M. Valleau and dear father of Mrs. Harold L. Waddis (Marie) of Toronto and Jesse of Bowmanville, in his 82nd year. Resting at his late residence at 42 Carlylse Ave., Bowmanville. Service on March 4, interment at Mount Olivet" from Brighton Ensign, March 6, 1947
    "Obituaries; Ralph Ames, Sr.; Ill for only twelve days Mr. Ralph Ames, Sr., passed away at his home 42 Carlisle Ave., Bownamville, on March 2nd, in his 82nd year. Many of his wide circle of friends were unaware of his illness and were indeed saddened to learn of his passing. Born in Brighton Township, Northumberland County, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stepehen Ames, he was educated at Mt. Olivet and in his early years became an expeirenced carpenter and builder. Later he became a successful salesman with the Pedlar People, Oshawa, for a period of 15 years. For the past severn years he has lived in retirement but has taken an active interest in community affairs. Married on Feb. 6, 1889, to Miss Ida Valleau, they lived at Codrington, Ont., before coming to Bowmanville 22 years ago. Mrs. Ames passed away on April 7, 1946, and her loss was keenly felt by the community and her husband who survived her just short of a year. The late Mr. Ames was on of those kindly, solid citizens whose influence contributed much to this community. A member of Trintiy United Church and the Loyal Orange Lodge, he seldom sought office, perferring in his quiet way to render service. he was everywhere greatly respected. There remain to mourn the father on daughter, Mrs. Marie Widdis, Toronto, one son, Jesse S. Ames, and two grandchildren, Ralph Ames Jr., Bowmanville and Jack Widdis, Toronto. The funeral was held from the family residence March 4, with Rev. J. E. Griffith officiating in the services. Interment took place at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Township, with Rev. Delve, Woolner, officiating in the burial. Among the wealth of floral tributes were wreaths from the Pedlar People, Cook Motor Sales, Oshawa, and numerousorganizations and friends. The bearers were C. Papineau, N. H. Taylor, William Thetford, L. T. Cook, S. McAllister, Mr. Foley adn Mr. Barraball." from The Canadian Statesman, March 20, 1947, digial image of the page passed to me by Catherine Stutt, of Brighton BDA.9
  • Burial*: 5 March 1947; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Ralph A. Ames; Aug 30 1865; Mar 2 1947; His Wife; Ida M. Valleau; Aug 30 1865; Mar 2 1947 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp._
    CEMSearch shows: Ralph A. Ames, Born: 1865-08-30, Died: 1947-03-02, Age: 81y 6m 2d, Husband of Ida M. Valleau, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: see Gertrude Ames.7,10
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 6 at 1871 Census: see Stephen Ames11
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 15 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames12
  • Residence: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence Brighton Twp. per marriage reg'n.13
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 25 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames14
  • Misc*: 1896; Conc 7 Lot 33, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Farm Directory: Ames, Ralph, Codrington, Conc 7 Lot 33 Brighton Twp
  • Census*: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 35 at 1901 Census: Ames, Ralph A., 35, b. Aug 30, 1865, farmer, married; Ida M. Valleau, 31, b. Jun 17, 1869, married; Erle W., 11, b. Feb 13, 1890; Jessie S., 9, b. Aug 29, 1891 (1901 Census Online: Brighton Twp., dist. 95, sub-dist. a-5, pg. 3, line 29, T-6385 - Conc 7, Lot 33)1
  • Residence: April 1901; Conc 7 Lot 33, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1901 Census: Conc 7, Lot 33, Brighton Twp.1
  • Note: 12 October 1903; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Ralph's son Earl died suddenly at age 13.
  • Census: 6 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 46 at 1911 Census: Ames, Ralph, 46, b. Ont. Aug 1864, Ger., Meth., Carpenter, married; Ida, 42, b. Ont., June 1868, French, meth., married; Jesse(m), 19, b. Aug 1891, Ger., son; Marie, 2, b. Jan 1909, daughter (1911 Census Image on Archive Canada Web Site: Codrington, page 5, line 46)
    Note: Ralph Ames is included in the Codrington section of the 1911 Census and no land is shown with his name although above and below are those who lived on Conc 7, Lot 32, 33, 34. This means that Ralph still lived on or near the Ames homestead in Mount Olivet. He bought Village Lot 6 in Codrington in 1914.6
  • Residence*: 4 September 1914; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp, Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 9701) show that William L. Clark & wife sold part of Codrington Village Lot 6, West of Richards St. to Ralph Ames. ITS Date Sep 4 1914
    Note: This was the ? part of the lot; the other part was sold to Thomas R. Ames in 1916.15
  • Census: 13 June 1921; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 55 at 1921 Census: Ames, Ralph, 55, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Irish, Meth., Carpenter, married; Ida M., 51, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., married; Marie, 13 (1921 Census: Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., dist. 107, sub-dist. 6, pg. 6, line 30 - Codrington Village - ancestry.com)2
  • Note*: 29 December 1922; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames and daughter Marie are spending the Christmas holiday in Toronto with their son Mr. Jesse Ames." from The Brighton Ensign, December 29, 1922, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 8, 20019
  • Residence: 31 March 1924; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp, Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11042) show that Ralph Ames & wife sold the North part of Codrington Village Lot 6, Block "B" W. Richards St. to Willaim M. Ames. ITS Date Mar 31 1924.
    Note: Ralph and Maurice Ames were brothers.15
  • Residence: 19 September 1924; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames left on Saturday for their new home in Bowmanville." from The Brighton Ensign, September 19, 1924, seen on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library.
    " ... before coming to Bowmanville 22 years ago." per Ralph Ames Obit March 20 1947.9
  • Occupation*: between 1925 and 1940; Pedlar People, Oshawa, Ontario; "Later he became a successful salesman wit hthe Pedlar People, Oshawa for a period of 15 years." per Ralph Ames Obit.
    Note: The Pedlar People refers to the metal stamping firm in Oshawa which began in 1861 and became the largest producer of stamped metal roofing products in the British Empire in the early 1900s.
  • Note: circa 1930; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Ralph Ames appears in The Latimer Photos, taken by William Latimer who ran the General Store in Orland. Most photos are take in front of the store in Orland but not all. The photo of Ralph Ames appears to be taken by his house and not in Orland.16

Family: Ida May Valleau b. 17 Jun 1869, d. 7 Apr 1946

  • Marriage*: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada; Marriage Reg'n: Ralph A. Ames, 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; bachelor; farmer; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; married Ida M. Valleau, 19; Res. & Born: Percy Twp.; single; Parents: William Valleau & Mary Wanamaker; Witnesses: Wilfred Valleau, Percy Twp. & Effie Robinson, Codrington; on Feb 6, 1889 at Hilton; Methodist; Rev. H. M. McQueen; Principal=Ida May Valleau8

Citations

  1. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  3. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  8. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #008765.
  9. [S42] Brighton Ensign.
  10. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  11. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 6.
  12. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 15.
  13. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  14. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 25.
  15. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
  16. [S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown repository.

William "Maurice" Ames

M, #862, b. 28 April 1873, d. 22 May 1941

  • Birth*: 28 April 1873; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1873 per Memorial. Date Apr 1873 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Apr 28 1873 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1873 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1873 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1873 & location Brighton Twp. per marr. reg'n.1,2,3,4,5,6
  • Marriage*: 13 September 1897; Parsonage, Wooler, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: William Maurice Ames, 24; Residence: Brighton; Occupation: Carpenter; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; Bride: Gertrude Mccoll, 22; Residence: Brighton Twp.; Parents: Hugh Mccoll & Iona Scott; Witness: Eileen Horton of Trenton; Date: Sep 13, 1897; Religion: Methodist; Perfromed by: Rev. George Horton; Principal=Alice Gertrude McColl7
  • Death*: 22 May 1941; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1941 per Memorial. "Obituary - Maurice Ames: ... Codrington, Thursday, May 22, 1941 .. heart attack ... Maurice Ames, son of Stephen Ames and Mary Woof ... in his 69th year ... lived in Orser neighbourhood ... capenter .. skillful and industrious tradesman and took great pride in his work ... wife Gertrude McColl ... sons Howard of Codrington and Oscar of Toronto ... daughters Helen Goheen of Orland and Mrs. John Drewry of Toronto ... grandchildren William and Robert Goheen; William, Gwen and Maurice Drewry; Doris Ames ... brother Ralph of Bowmanville ... service at Codrington United Church ... Rev. J. A. Plant ... intement at Mount Olivet ... " Brighton Ensign, May 29, 1941
    Trenton Courier Advocate, May 29 1941: Ames, William M., died May 22 1941 (Newspaper Index, Trenton Public Library)8,6
  • Burial*: 25 May 1941; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Maurice Ames; 1873 - 1941; His Wife; Gertrude; McColl; 1874 - 1951; Their Daughter; Laura Drewry; 1908 - 1980; Their son; H. Howard; 1902 - 1962 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp.)
    CEMSearch shows: Maurice Ames, Born: 1873, Died: 1941, Age: 68y, Husband of Gertrude McColl, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: see Gertrude Ames.9,6
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 8 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames10
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 18 at 1891 Census: see Stephen Ames11
  • Misc*: 1896; Farmer & Business Directory 1896, Codrington, Ontario; Ames, Morris, Codrington, Conc 7 Lot 33 Brighton Twp
  • Census: before 24 April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 27 at 1901 Census: see Stephen Ames. Hellen was born on 24 April so Census was taken before that since she is not included with William and Alice.12
  • Residence*: 2 October 1905; Conc 8 Lot 32, Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Records show that Philander S Orser & wife sold 100 acres (E 1/2) to Maurice Ames for $5,00013
  • Note: 23 September 1910; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for father Stephen Ames' death reg'n
  • Census: 5 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 38 at 1911 Census: Ames, Maurice, 38, b. Ont. April 1873, Irish, Meth., farmer, married; Gertrude, 36, b. Ont. Sept 1874, Scot., Meth., married; Hellen, 10, b. April 1901, Irish, daughter; Howard, 9, b. May 1902, son; Oscar, 6, b. Sept. 1904, son; Laura, 2, b. July 1908, daughter (1911 Census Image on Archive Canada Web site: Codrington, page. 4, line 19)(Conc 8, Lot 32, West Half)4
  • Residence: 5 June 1911; Conc 8 Lot 32, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1911 Census: Conc 8, Lot 32, West Half, Brighton Twp.4
  • Note*: 1912; Mount Olivet, Northumberland Co., Ontario; The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington show a piece as follows: "Codrington - Mrs. Maruice Ames has sold their farm to Grant Goodfellow for $6,500"14
  • Note: 10 May 1912; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; "Codrington: M. Ames and S. McColl are spending the summer in Saskatoon .... building two houses ... " from The Brighton Ensign, May 10, 1912, seen on micrfilm at The Ontario Archives, Jan 4, 20018
  • Residence: 19 December 1912; Conc 8 Lot 32, Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Records show that Maurice Ames sold 100 acres (W 1/2) to Charels J. Goodfellow for $9,00013
  • Residence: 31 March 1924; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11042) show that Ralph Ames & wife sold the north part of Codrington Village Lot 6, Block "B", west of Richards St. to Willaim M. Ames. ITS Date Mar 31 1924.13
  • Residence: 12 November 1926; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11380) show that Maurice Ames and wife sold the north part of Codrington Village Lot 6 to James G. Hardy and Bessie I. Hardy. ITS Date Nov 12 1926.13
  • Residence: 22 November 1926; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11396) show that Eliza J. McColl sold the south part of Codrington Village Lot 6 to William M. Ames. ITS Date Nov 22 1926.
    Note: Maurice Ames had married Gertrude McColl, step-daughter of Eliza Jane (Richards, Cooney) McColl. Now Maurice owned both parts of Lot 6.13
  • Residence: 25 April 1927; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of Hugh McColl, his father-in-law - per Hugh Mccoll's Death Reg'n.15
  • Residence: 31 January 1929; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 12509) show that Alciberis Van Blaricom sold part of the center part of the North 12 acres of Lot 3, Conc. 8 to Robert Barrett Ryckman, Alciberis Van Blaricom, John Kemp, Maurice Ames, John Dinner, Grant Goodfellow, William Goodfellow, James Henry Ross, Harry Reddom, Kenneth Gladstone Ames, Harper Peister, Trustees of Codrington Congregation of the Untied Church of Canada. ITS Date Jan 31 1929. Reg'd. Date Sep 25 1936.13
  • Note: circa 1930; Brighton Twp., Orland, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Maurice Ames appears in The Latimer Photos, taken by Hugh Latimer at his father's General Store in Orland, c. 1930. (Latimer Photos, Codrington Public Library)16
  • Note: 25 April 1930; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Ames were pleasantly surprised on Sunday evening when their son Howard and daughter Mrs Ray Goheen, arrived home from Detroit, it being the first time in 8 years the family have all been at home at once."
    "Mrs. Ray Goheen and little sons accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Howard Ames, all of Detroit, motored to their parents home on Saturday night ... " (Howard Ames is Hellen's brother, per first item)
    Both items from The Brighton Ensign, Friday, April 25, 1930, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, May 10, 20018

Family: Alice Gertrude McColl b. 26 Sep 1874, d. 22 Sep 1951

  • Marriage*: 13 September 1897; Parsonage, Wooler, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: William Maurice Ames, 24; Residence: Brighton; Occupation: Carpenter; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; Bride: Gertrude Mccoll, 22; Residence: Brighton Twp.; Parents: Hugh Mccoll & Iona Scott; Witness: Eileen Horton of Trenton; Date: Sep 13, 1897; Religion: Methodist; Perfromed by: Rev. George Horton; Principal=Alice Gertrude McColl7

Citations

  1. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  6. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  7. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #006769.
  8. [S42] Brighton Ensign.
  9. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  10. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 8.
  11. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 18.
  12. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 27.
  13. [S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
  14. [S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film.
  15. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  16. [S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown repository.

Ida May Valleau

F, #863, b. 17 June 1869, d. 7 April 1946

  • Birth*: 17 June 1869; Percy Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1870 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Jun 1868 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Jun 17 1869 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1870 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1870 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1870 & location Ont. per 1871 Census.1,2,3,4,5,6
  • Marriage*: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada; Marriage Reg'n: Ralph A. Ames, 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; bachelor; farmer; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; married Ida M. Valleau, 19; Res. & Born: Percy Twp.; single; Parents: William Valleau & Mary Wanamaker; Witnesses: Wilfred Valleau, Percy Twp. & Effie Robinson, Codrington; on Feb 6, 1889 at Hilton; Methodist; Rev. H. M. McQueen; Principal=Ralph Ambrose Ames7
  • Death*: 7 April 1946; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Deaths: Ames, Ida M.: In Bowmanville, on Sunday, April 7, 1946, Ida M. Valleau, beloved wife of Ralph Ames and dear mother of Jesse of Bowmanville and Marie (Mrs. H. L. Waddis) of Toronto. Funeral at family residence at 42 Carlisle Street, Bowmanville on Tuesday the 9th. Interment at Mount Olivet." from Brighton Ensign, Arp. 11, 19468
  • Burial*: 10 April 1946; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Ralph A. Ames; Aug 30 1865; Mar 2 1947; His Wife; Ida M. Valleau; Aug 30 1865; Mar 2 1947 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp._
    CEMSearch shows: Ida M. Ames, Maiden: Valleau, Born: 1869-06-17, Died: 1946-04-07, Age: 76y 9m 21d, Wife of Ralph A. Ames, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: see Gertrude Ames9,10
  • Census: April 1871; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 1 at 1871 census: see William Valleau11
  • Census: April 1881; Percy Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 11 at 1881 Census: see William Valleau12
  • Married Name: 6 February 1889; Ames
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 21 at 1891 Census: see Stephen Ames (father of husband Ralph)
    13
  • Census*: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 31 at 1901 Census: see Ralph Ames14
  • Census: 6 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 42 at 1911 Census: see Ralph Ames2
  • Census: 13 June 1921; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 51 at 1921 Census: see Ralph Ames3
  • Residence*: before 7 April 1946; 42 Carlisle Street, Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice

Family: Ralph Ambrose Ames b. 30 Aug 1865, d. 2 Mar 1947

  • Marriage*: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada; Marriage Reg'n: Ralph A. Ames, 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; bachelor; farmer; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; married Ida M. Valleau, 19; Res. & Born: Percy Twp.; single; Parents: William Valleau & Mary Wanamaker; Witnesses: Wilfred Valleau, Percy Twp. & Effie Robinson, Codrington; on Feb 6, 1889 at Hilton; Methodist; Rev. H. M. McQueen; Principal=Ralph Ambrose Ames7

Citations

  1. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  4. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #008765.
  8. [S42] Brighton Ensign.
  9. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  10. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  11. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 1.
  12. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 11.
  13. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 21.
  14. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 31.

William "Earl" Ames1

M, #864, b. 15 February 1890, d. 12 October 1903
  • Birth*: 15 February 1890; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Birth Register: Ames, Earl V., b. Feb 13, 1890, s/o Ralph Ames & Ida Valleau, occ. carpenter
    Note: confusion re given name
    Note: day of birth different
  • Death*: 12 October 1903; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. Ralph Ames' eldest son, Earl, died suddenly on Monday. the parents have our sympathy." from The Brighton Ensign, Oct 16, 1903, see on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library, Oct 11, 2002.
    "Died: In the township of Brighton, on Monday, Oct 12th, 1903, Earl Ames, son of Mr. Ralph Ames, aged 13 years and 8 months." from The Brighton Ensign, Oct 23, 1903, see on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library, Oct 11, 2002.
    Age 13, CEMSearch: see Burial Tag
    Death Reg # 0196232
  • Burial*: 15 October 1903; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Mount Olivet, Northumberland Co., Ontario; CEMSearch shows: William Earle Ames, Bordn: , Died: 1903-10-12, Age: 13y 8m, Son of Ralph and Ida Ames, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: ? Ames ( - 1897)3
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 1 at 1891 Census: see Stephen Ames (grandfather)4
  • Census*: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 11 at 1901 Census: see Ralph Ames5

Citations

  1. Earl is common name per Death Notices.
  2. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, # 019623.
  3. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  4. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 1.
  5. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 11.

Jesse Stephen Ames

M, #865, b. 28 August 1891, d. 20 June 1976

  • Birth*: 28 August 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Birth Register: Ames, Stephen Isaac, b. Aug 2, 1891, s/o Ralph A. Ames & ida Valleau., occ. farmer
    Note: given names different
    Note: date of birth different
    Date Aug 1891 per 1911 Census.1
  • Marriage*: 12 December 1917; Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n: Jesse Stephen Ames: Age: 26; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; single, carpenter; Methodist; Parents: Ralph A. Ames & Ida M. Valleau; married Iladell Nell Anderson; Age: 22; Res.: Belleville; Born: Hastings Co.; single lady; Methodist; Parents: Mr. Wilson James Anderson & Mrs. Harriett Melissa Anderson; Witnesses: Bertha L. Shaw, Stirling; Lee E. Latta, Belleville; at Belleville; December 12, 1917; by Rev. J. McLarry, Belleville; Principal=Iladel Nell Anderson2
  • Death*: 20 June 1976; Strathaven Nursing Home, Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Obituary: Jesse Stephen Ames. In failing health the last 18 months, Jesse Stephen Ames, a highly respected and well known resident of the town, passed away in his 85th year, at the Strathaven Nursing Home, Bowmanville, on Sunday, June 20th, 1976. Born in Brighton Township, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames. On December 12, 1917, he was married to Illadel Anderson who died in 1970. A resident of Bowmanville for 53 years, he was a car salesman for many years retiring June 1st, 1966 from Palmer Motor Sales. A member of Trinity United Church, a member of the Bowmanville Senate Club and of the L.O.L. He leaves to mourn his passing his son, Ralph W. Ames, a granddaughter, J. Jill Campbell, both of Bowmanville and a sister Marie La Londe of Scarborough. The funeral service was conducted by Reverend Arthur Amacher on Tuesday at the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home. Among the floral tributes received were ones from Unit one of Trinity U.C.W., Carlisle AVenue neighbors, and the staff of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery." from The Canadian Stateman, June ?, 1976, sent by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001
    "Deaths: Ames - Jesse Stephen. At Strathaven Nursing Home on Sunday, June 20, 1976, Jesse Stephen Ames of Bowmanville in his 85th year. Husband of the late Illadel Anderson. Dear father of Ralph. Brother of Mrs. Marie La Londe. Grandfather of Jill Campbell. Rested at the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville. Complete funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery." from The Canadian Stateman, June ?, 1976m, sent by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001
    Bowmanville Cemetery, Lot 7, Con.7
  • Burial*: 23 June 1976; Bowmanville Cemetery, Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; On Stone: Ames; Jesse S. Ames; Aug 28 1891; June 20 1976 - Iladel Anderson; Aug 11 1894; May 26 1970 - Frances (Freddy); Ames; 9.12.1925-2.22.1991 - Ralph Wilson; Ames; 11.25.1918-2.01.1998 (seen May 27, 2001)
    Burial Location: Block G, Lot 68, Plot 4, Grave 1; north of vault, west end of Block G. (per Clarington Municipality Office records, 905-623-3379)3
  • Census*: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 9 at 1901 Census: see Ralph Ames4
  • Census: 6 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 19 at 1911 Census: see Ralph Ames1
  • Note: 1 December 1916; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Jesse Ames has returned home after spending several months in Herbert, Sask. He spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Valleau at St. Luta, Alta., on his return home." from The Brighton Ensign, Dec. 1, 1916, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Nov. 28, 2001
  • Note: 18 January 1918; Toronto, Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Ames have moved to Toronto. Mr. Ames has a position for the winter." from The Brighton Ensign, January 18, 1918, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 7, 2001
  • Note: 31 May 1918; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Mr. & Mrs. Jesse Ames and Miss Grace Ames of Toronto motored down to Mr. R. Ames Saturday night." from The Brighton Ensign, May 31, 1918, seen at The Ontario Archives, Feb. 7, 2001
  • Note: 17 June 1921; Collingwood, Ontario; "Mrs. Jesse Ames and son Ralph of Collingwood are guests of Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Ames." from The Brighton Ensign, seen on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library
  • Note: 29 December 1922; Toronto, Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames and daughter Marie are spending the Christmas holiday in Toronto with their son Mr. Jesse Ames." from The Brighton Ensign, December 29, 1922, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 8, 2001
  • Note: 19 September 1924; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames left on Saturday for their new home in Bowmanville." from The Brighton Ensign, September 19, 1924, seen on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library
  • Residence*: 7 April 1946; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice for his mother Ida M. (Valleau) Ames.
  • Note*: 7 April 1946; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Bowmanville, Darlington Twp, Durham Co (Currently Exists) - Originally named Darlington Mills, it was renamed Bowmanville in 1820 after principal landowner Charles Bowman; Became a village in 1852, town in 1857, and part of the town of Newcastle in 1974" from Ontario Locator
  • Residence: 2 March 1947; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; Per Death Notice of father Ralph Ames
  • Occupation*: before 1 June 1966; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; Car Salesman - per Obituary.
  • Retirement*: 1 June 1966; Palmer Motor Sales, Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; Retirment per Obituary.
  • Residence: 26 May 1970; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; Per Obituary of Illadel (Anderson) Ames, Jesse's wife.

Family: Iladel Nell Anderson b. 11 Aug 1894, d. 26 May 1970

  • Marriage*: 12 December 1917; Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n: Jesse Stephen Ames: Age: 26; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; single, carpenter; Methodist; Parents: Ralph A. Ames & Ida M. Valleau; married Iladell Nell Anderson; Age: 22; Res.: Belleville; Born: Hastings Co.; single lady; Methodist; Parents: Mr. Wilson James Anderson & Mrs. Harriett Melissa Anderson; Witnesses: Bertha L. Shaw, Stirling; Lee E. Latta, Belleville; at Belleville; December 12, 1917; by Rev. J. McLarry, Belleville; Principal=Iladel Nell Anderson2

Citations

  1. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, 009629 - 1917.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  4. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 9.

Baby Ames

M, #866, b. 11 October 1897, d. 11 October 1897
  • Birth*: 11 October 1897; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Birth Reg'n: Unnamed Ames (stillborn); Born: October 11, 1897; at Brighton Twp.; Parents: Ralph Ames & Ida M. Valleau; Occupation: farmer; Informant: Ralph Ames; Reg'd: Dec 29, 1897; Dr. J. M. Clemsonson
    Birth Registers, Brighton Twp.: Ames, not named, Oct 11, 1897, s/o Ralph & Ida M. Valleau1
  • Death*: 11 October 1897; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Stillborn, per Birth Reg'n2
  • Burial*: 13 October 1897; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; CEMSEarch shows: ? Ames, Sex: ?, Born: , Died: 1897-10-11, Baby of Ralph and Ida Ames, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: William Earle Ames ( -1903)
    3

Citations

  1. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth), 027679 - 1897.
  2. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth).
  3. [S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Emma Myrtle Marie Ames1,2

F, #867, b. 10 January 1909, d. 26 March 1988
  • Birth*: 10 January 1909; Conc 7 Lot 33, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Birth Reg'n.#032517: Name: Emma Myrtle Marie Ames; Date: Jan 10 1909; Place: Conc 7, Lot 33, Brighton Twp.; Parents: Ralph Ames, Carpenter & Ida Maria Valleau; Married: Feb 6 1889; Phys.: Dr. Armstrong; Inf.: Ralph Ames, Codrington; Reg'd.: Apr 1909; Reg'r.: Fred O. Wade, Brighton Twp. (Ontario Birth Registration, #032517-1909, ancestry.com) Date 1908 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Jan 1909 & location Ont. per 1911 Census.3,4,5
  • Death*: 26 March 1988
  • Census*: 6 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 2 at 1911 Census: see Ralph Ames3
  • Census: 13 June 1921; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 13 at 1921 Census: see Ralph Ames5
  • Note*: 29 December 1922; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames and daughter Marie are spending the Christmas holiday in Toronto with their son Mr. Jesse Ames." from The Brighton Ensign, December 29, 1922, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 8, 20016
  • Married Name: before 1935; Widdis
  • Residence*: 7 April 1946; Toronto, Ontario; Per Death Notice for mother Ida M. Valleau.
  • Residence: 9 November 1946; Toronto, Ontario; " ... , also Mrs. Harold Widdis of Toronto, aunt of the groom." from notice of trousseau tea held by Mrs. Jesse Ames for her future duaghter-in-law, Francis Louise (Freddy) Palmer who was to marry Raph Wilson Ames.
  • Married Name: after 1950; La Londe
  • Residence: 20 June 1976; Scarborough, Ontario; Per Obituary of Marie's brother Jesse Stephen Ames.

Citations

  1. Emma Myrtle Marie Ames per Birth Reg'n.
  2. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth).
  3. [S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth), #032517-1909.
  5. [S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
  6. [S42] Brighton Ensign.

Iladel Nell Anderson1,2,3

F, #868, b. 11 August 1894, d. 26 May 1970

  • Birth*: 11 August 1894; Rawdon Twp., Wellman's Corners, Hastings Co., Ontario; Date Aug 11 1894 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Specific location per Obituary. Location per marriage reg'n2
  • Marriage*: 12 December 1917; Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n: Jesse Stephen Ames: Age: 26; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; single, carpenter; Methodist; Parents: Ralph A. Ames & Ida M. Valleau; married Iladell Nell Anderson; Age: 22; Res.: Belleville; Born: Hastings Co.; single lady; Methodist; Parents: Mr. Wilson James Anderson & Mrs. Harriett Melissa Anderson; Witnesses: Bertha L. Shaw, Stirling; Lee E. Latta, Belleville; at Belleville; December 12, 1917; by Rev. J. McLarry, Belleville; Principal=Jesse Stephen Ames4
  • Death*: 26 May 1970; Memorial Hospital, Bowmanville, Ontario; "Oobituary - Mrs. Jesse S. Ames: The death of Mrs. Jesse S. Ames, Carlisle Ave., occurred on Tuesday, May 26, 1970, at Memorial Hospital, Bowmanville. She had been in failing health for several years. Daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Anderson, the former Illadel N. Anderson was born at Wellman's Corners and in 1917 married Mr. Jesse S. Ames who survives. Mrs. Ames had resided in Bowmanville for 47 years and was a member of Trinity United Church. She was also a member of the United Church Women of Trinity Church, and her interests centred around her home and family. Surviving, besides husband Jesse, are a son, Ralph W. Ames, Bowmanville; a brother, Fred Anderson of Moose Jaw, Sask.; and a granddaughter, Jill. The funeral service was held from the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, Bowmanville, on Thursday, May 28th, and was conducted by Rev. G. K. Ward of Trinity United Church. Interment was in Bowmanville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Messrs. Sam Black, Jack Brough, George Fisher, Don Gilhooly, Lou McFeeters and George White. Many beautiful floral tributes attested to the esteem in which the deceased was held, among which were those from the Bowmanville Lions Club, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Rindfleisch Contracting Ltd." from The Canadian Stateman, Bowmanville, ? , 1970, from The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001.
    "Deaths: Ames, Iladel - At Memorial Hospital, Bowmanville, on Tuesday, May 26, 1970, Iladel Anderson of 42 Carlisle Ave., beloved wife of Jesse Ames, dear mother of Ralph. Resting at the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home. Funeral Service 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Interment Bowmanville Cemetery." from The Canadian Stateman, Bowmanville, May 27, 1970, from The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001.
    Per Burial
  • Burial*: 28 May 1970; Bowmanville Cemetery, Bowmanville, Ontario; On Stone: Ames; Jesse S. Ames; Aug 28 1891; June 20 1976 - Iladel Anderson; Aug 11 1894; May 26 1970 - Frances (Freddy); Ames; 9.12.1925-2.22.1991 - Ralph Wilson; Ames; 11.25.1918-2.01.1998 (seen May 27, 2001)
    Burial Location: Block G, Lot 68, Plot 4, Grave 1; north of vault, west end of Block G. (per Clarington Municipality Office records, 905-623-3379)
  • Census*: April 1901; Rawdon Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Age 6 at 1901 Census: see Wilson J. Anderson2
  • Married Name: 12 December 1917; Ames

Family: Jesse Stephen Ames b. 28 Aug 1891, d. 20 Jun 1976

Citations

  1. Middle name per marriage reg'n. Iladel N. per 1901 Census.
  2. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, 009629 - 1917.

Ralph Wilson Ames1

M, #869, b. 25 November 1918, d. 1 February 1998

  • Birth*: 25 November 1918; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date per Burial. Brighton Ensign, Dec 6, 1918: Ames, a son born to Mrs. Jesse Ames (Newspaper Index, Trenton Public Library)
  • Marriage*: 16 November 1946; Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, Ontario; "Weddings: Ames-Palmer - ... a picturesque wedding at 7 pm, Saturday evening, November 16th, in Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, when Miss Frances Louise Palmer of Oshawa, was united in marriage to Mr. Ralph Wilson Ams of Bowmanville. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Dora Palmer and Mr. Lloyd Palmer, Oshawa, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Ames of Bowmanville. Dr. A. D. Cornett, M.A., O.B.E., officated. .... The bride given in marriage by her father ... Miss Leone Palmer was maid of honor for her sister and Miss Hilda Porter, cousin of the bride, and Miss Marion Nichols were bridesmaids. ... Mr. Robert Kent of Bowmanville attended the groom as best man. Mr. Jim Chilcott of Bowmanville and Mr. Jack Durie of Oshawa were ushers. The reception was held in the church parlors. The bride's mother received the guests ..... Mr. and Mrs. Ames left later for Buffalo and other western points. ... On their return they will reside in Bowmanville." from The Canadian Statesman, Nov 21, 1946, sent to me by The Canadian Statseman Archives Department, July 31, 2001; Principal=Frances Louise "Freddy" Palmer
  • Death*: 1 February 1998; Memorial Hospital, Bowmanville, Ontario; "Deaths: Ames - Ralph. At Memorial Hospital, Bowmanville, on Sunday February 1, 1998, Ralph Ames, beloved husband of the late Frances (Freddy, Febryary 1991). Loved dad of Jill and her husband Harry McClurg. At Ralph's request there will be no funeral service or visitation. Plant a flower in your garden near Freddy's. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Bowmanville Hospital or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation through Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home." from The Canadian Statesman, February 4, 1998, sent to me by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001.
    Per Burial
  • Burial*: 4 February 1998; Bowmanville Cemetery, Bowmanville, Ontario; On Stone: Ames; Jesse S. Ames; Aug 28 1891; June 20 1976 - Iladel Anderson; Aug 11 1894; May 26 1970 - Frances (Freddy); Ames; 9.12.1925-2.22.1991 - Ralph Wilson; Ames; 11.25.1918-2.01.1998 (seen May 27, 2001)
    Burial Location: Block G, Lot 68, Plot 4, Grave 1; north of vault, west end of Block G. (per Clarington Municipality Office records, 905-623-3379)
  • Residence: 26 May 1970; Bowmanville, Ontario; Per Obituary of Illadel (Anderson) Ames, Ralph's mother.
  • Residence*: 20 June 1976; Bowmanville, Ontario; Per Obituary of his father, Jesse Stephen Ames.
  • Residence: 22 February 1991; Bowmanville, Ontario; His wife Freddy died.

Family: Frances Louise "Freddy" Palmer b. 12 Sep 1926, d. 22 Feb 1991

  • Marriage*: 16 November 1946; Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, Ontario; "Weddings: Ames-Palmer - ... a picturesque wedding at 7 pm, Saturday evening, November 16th, in Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, when Miss Frances Louise Palmer of Oshawa, was united in marriage to Mr. Ralph Wilson Ams of Bowmanville. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Dora Palmer and Mr. Lloyd Palmer, Oshawa, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Ames of Bowmanville. Dr. A. D. Cornett, M.A., O.B.E., officated. .... The bride given in marriage by her father ... Miss Leone Palmer was maid of honor for her sister and Miss Hilda Porter, cousin of the bride, and Miss Marion Nichols were bridesmaids. ... Mr. Robert Kent of Bowmanville attended the groom as best man. Mr. Jim Chilcott of Bowmanville and Mr. Jack Durie of Oshawa were ushers. The reception was held in the church parlors. The bride's mother received the guests ..... Mr. and Mrs. Ames left later for Buffalo and other western points. ... On their return they will reside in Bowmanville." from The Canadian Statesman, Nov 21, 1946, sent to me by The Canadian Statseman Archives Department, July 31, 2001; Principal=Frances Louise "Freddy" Palmer

Citations

  1. Middle name per Burial.

Frances Louise "Freddy" Palmer1

F, #870, b. 12 September 1926, d. 22 February 1991

  • Birth*: 12 September 1926; Oshawa, Ontario; " ... Freddy was born in Oshawa ... and moved to Bowmanville as a newlywed in 1946. With the exception of a five year stint in Quebec, she's been here ever since." from "Spotlight on Freddy Ames", The Canadian Statesman, April 14, 1982, sent to me by The Canadian Stateman Archives Department, July 31, 2001.
    Date per Burial
  • Marriage*: 16 November 1946; Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, Ontario; "Weddings: Ames-Palmer - ... a picturesque wedding at 7 pm, Saturday evening, November 16th, in Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, when Miss Frances Louise Palmer of Oshawa, was united in marriage to Mr. Ralph Wilson Ams of Bowmanville. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Dora Palmer and Mr. Lloyd Palmer, Oshawa, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Ames of Bowmanville. Dr. A. D. Cornett, M.A., O.B.E., officated. .... The bride given in marriage by her father ... Miss Leone Palmer was maid of honor for her sister and Miss Hilda Porter, cousin of the bride, and Miss Marion Nichols were bridesmaids. ... Mr. Robert Kent of Bowmanville attended the groom as best man. Mr. Jim Chilcott of Bowmanville and Mr. Jack Durie of Oshawa were ushers. The reception was held in the church parlors. The bride's mother received the guests ..... Mr. and Mrs. Ames left later for Buffalo and other western points. ... On their return they will reside in Bowmanville." from The Canadian Statesman, Nov 21, 1946, sent to me by The Canadian Statseman Archives Department, July 31, 2001; Principal=Ralph Wilson Ames
  • Death*: 22 February 1991; Oshawa General Hospital, Oshawa, Ontario; "Deaths: Ames - Frances (Freddy). At Oshawa General Hospital on Friday, February 22, 1991, Frances (Freddy) Ames, devoted wife and best friend of Ralph Ames, loved mother of Jill and her husband Harry McClurg, dear sister of Mrs. George Fisher (Leone) of Oshawa. Her family received friends at the Northcutt Elliott Funeral Home, 53, Division St. North, Bowmanville, on Monday. At Freddy's request there will be no funeral service. Plant a flower in your garden or window box in her memory. Memorial donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Flowers gratefully declined." from The Canadian Stateman, February 27, 1991, sent to me by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001
    Per Burial
  • Burial*: 25 February 1991; Bowmanville Cemetery, Bowmanville, Ontario; On Stone: Ames; Jesse S. Ames; Aug 28 1891; June 20 1976 - Iladel Anderson; Aug 11 1894; May 26 1970 - Frances (Freddy); Ames; 9.12.1925-2.22.1991 - Ralph Wilson; Ames; 11.25.1918-2.01.1998 (seen May 27, 2001)
    Burial Location: Block G, Lot 68, Plot 4, Grave 1; north of vault, west end of Block G. (per Clarington Municipality Office records, 905-623-3379)
  • Note*: 9 November 1946; Carlisle Ave, Bowmanville, Ontario; ""Mrs. Ames Hostess at Trouseau Tea - Mrs. J. S. Ames, Carlisle Ave., entertained for Miss Frances Louise Palmer of Oshawa at a trousseau tea on Saturday afternoon, Nov 9. ... The guests were welcomed at the door by Miss Leone Palmer, sister of the bride-to-be. Receiving in the living room were Mrs. J. S. Ames .... Mrs Dora Palmer ... Miss Frances Palmer ... Pouring tea were Mrs. Horace Porter and Mrs. Harry Palmer of Oshawa, aunts of the bride-to-be, Mrs. P. Hare of Newcastle and Mrs. Wm. Quick. Serving in the dining room were Mrs. Earl Larmer, Miss Gladys Burley and Mrs. Richard Bint of Oshawa, also Mrs. Harold Widdis of Toronto, aunt of the groom. ... Miss Hilda Porter of Oshawa presided over the guest register ... " from The Canadian Statesman, Thursday, Nov 21, 1946, sent to me by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001
  • Married Name: 16 November 1946; Ames
  • Occupation*: 1961; Bank of Commerce, Bowmanville, Ontario; "In 1961, Freddy returned to the Bank of Commerce in Bowmanville." from "Spotlight on Freddy Ames", the Canadian Statesman, April 14, 1982, sent to me by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001
  • Note: 1972; Bowmanville, Ontario; Freddy's career in the bank and her involvement in the community ended 10 years ago when she suffered a serious heart attack." from "Spotlight on Freddy Ames", The Canadian Statesman, April 14, 1982, sent to me by The Canadian Statesman Archives Department, July 31, 2001

Family: Ralph Wilson Ames b. 25 Nov 1918, d. 1 Feb 1998

  • Marriage*: 16 November 1946; Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, Ontario; "Weddings: Ames-Palmer - ... a picturesque wedding at 7 pm, Saturday evening, November 16th, in Simcoe Street United Church, Oshawa, when Miss Frances Louise Palmer of Oshawa, was united in marriage to Mr. Ralph Wilson Ams of Bowmanville. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Dora Palmer and Mr. Lloyd Palmer, Oshawa, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Ames of Bowmanville. Dr. A. D. Cornett, M.A., O.B.E., officated. .... The bride given in marriage by her father ... Miss Leone Palmer was maid of honor for her sister and Miss Hilda Porter, cousin of the bride, and Miss Marion Nichols were bridesmaids. ... Mr. Robert Kent of Bowmanville attended the groom as best man. Mr. Jim Chilcott of Bowmanville and Mr. Jack Durie of Oshawa were ushers. The reception was held in the church parlors. The bride's mother received the guests ..... Mr. and Mrs. Ames left later for Buffalo and other western points. ... On their return they will reside in Bowmanville." from The Canadian Statesman, Nov 21, 1946, sent to me by The Canadian Statseman Archives Department, July 31, 2001; Principal=Ralph Wilson Ames

Citations

  1. Names per marriage announcement. Nick name per Burial.