Marion B. Ament

1894–1975 (Age 80)
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Marion B.

When Marion B. Ament was born on 4 May 1894, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, her father, George Barnhard Ament, was 32 and her mother, Nellie Brigham, was 27. She died in March 1975, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Barnhard Ament
Nellie Brigham
Eleanor B. Ament
Marion B. Ament

Parents & Siblings

  • George Barnhard Ament


  • Female1867–1948Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an Old French personal name Amand, Amant (from Latin Amandus meaning ‘loveable’).2 German: variant spelling of Amend .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marion B Ament in household of Nellie B Ament, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion B Ament in household of Nellie B Ament, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marion B Ament in household of George B Ament, "New York State Census, 1905"

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