Rev John Lee Ames

14 January 1810–17 December 1892 (Age 82)
Ames Township, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Lee

When Rev John Lee Ames was born on 14 January 1810, in Ames Township, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, Sylvanus Ames, was 38 and his mother, Abigail or Nabby Lee Johnson, was 38. He married Charlotte Hardaway Watson on 11 September 1834, in Greene, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Franklin Township, Newton, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 17 December 1892, in Newtown, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev John Lee Ames
1810–1892
Charlotte Hardaway Watson
1816–1871
Marriage: 11 September 1834
Elizabeth Walker AMES
1835–1926
Jane W. Ames
1837–
Mary A. Ames
1840–1868
David D. Ames
1841–
James Henry Ames
1842–1913
John Davidson Ames
1850–1929
William Oliver Ames
1852–1928
Edward Longstreet Ames
1854–1915
Leander Ames
1855–1871

Spouse and Children

    Male1810–1892Male

    Charlotte Hardaway Watson

    Female1816–1871Female

MARRIAGE
11 September 1834
Greene, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    Elizabeth Walker AMES

    Female1835–1926Female

    Jane W. Ames

    Female1837–Female

    Mary A. Ames

    Female1840–1868Female

    David D. Ames

    Male1841–Male

    James Henry Ames

    Male1842–1913Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

    Dana Johnson Ames

    Male1796–1797Male

    Hector Revere Ames

    Male1797–1828Male

    Elizabeth Johnson Ames

    Female1800–1876Female

    Lucy Willis Ames

    Female1801–1893Female

    Daniel Johnson Ames

    Male1802–1806Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1821

Age 11

Missouri is the 24th state
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 24

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John L Ames, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John L Ames, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jno L Ames, "United States Census, 1860"

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