Joseph Ament

1889–1974 (Age 84)
Lovas, Vukovar-Srijem, Croatia

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Ament was born on 9 December 1889, in Lovas, Vukovar-Srijem, Croatia, his father, Michael Amend, was 36 and his mother, Anna Titjung, was 32. He married Magdaline Balint on 29 January 1912, in Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bad Axe, Huron, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Van Dyke, Macomb, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1974, in Warren, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ament
Magdaline Balint
Marriage: 29 January 1912
Stephen Josef Ament
Rose Ament

Spouse & Children

29 January 1912
Port Huron, St. Clair, Michigan, United States


  • Stephen Josef Ament


  • Female1923–2007Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1853–Male

  • Anna Titjung




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 8

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Joseph Amont, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Ament, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Ament, "United States Census, 1940"

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