Ame Scott

6 June 1777–20 September 1864 (Age 87)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ame

Ame Scott was born on 6 June 1777, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of Abel and Ame. She married Jotham Ives about 1801, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 20 September 1864, in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jotham Ives
1777–1841
Ame Scott
1777–1864
Marriage: about 1801
Amanda Ives
1802–1880
Garret Ives
1806–1889
Amy Ann Ives
1816–1831

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1801
Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Abel

    MaleMale

    Ame

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 4

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 23

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amy Ives, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jotham Ives, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Ame Scott, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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