Samuel Ames

23 February 1828–2 February 1880 (Age 51)
Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Ames was born on 23 February 1828, in Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Clark Ames, was 22 and his mother, Amanda Spicer, was 25. He died on 2 February 1880, in Fiddletown, Amador, California, United States, at the age of 51.

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Clark Ames
1806–1829
Amanda Spicer
1803–1846
Samuel Ames
1828–1880

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 6

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1846

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old French and Middle English personal name Amys, Amice, which is either directly from Latin amicus ‘friend’, used as a personal name, or via a Late Latin derivative of this, Amicius.2 German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a nickname for an active person, from a Germanic word related to Old High German amazzig ‘busy’. Compare modern German Ameise ‘ant’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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