Magdalena Ament

1874–1957 (Age 82)
Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Magdalena

When Magdalena Ament was born on 1 November 1874, in Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Ament, was 35 and her mother, Barbara Lump, was 32. She married Henry Hildebrandt on 4 April 1889, in Listowel, North Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Wellington, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Perth, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in 1957, at the age of 83, and was buried in Listowel, North Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Magdalena Ament
Henry Hildebrandt
Marriage: 4 April 1889
Annetta Priscilla Hildebrand
Margaretha M Hildebrand
George Hildebrand
Florence L. Hildebrand
Elizabeth Eleanora Hildebrand

Spouse & Children

  • Female1874–1957Female

  • Henry Hildebrandt


4 April 1889
Listowel, North Perth, Perth, Ontario, Canada


  • Female1890–1986Female

  • Margaretha M Hildebrand


  • George Hildebrand


  • Florence L. Hildebrand


  • Elizabeth Eleanora Hildebrand


Parents & Siblings

  • George Ament


  • Barbara Lump




+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 9

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 12

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 32

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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)

  • Magdalena Hildebrand in household of Henry Hildebrand, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Magedlaine Ament in household of George Ament, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Lena Ament in entry for William J. Shafer, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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