Major John George Ament

1788–1867 (Age 78)
Franklin, Municipality of Murrysville, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John George

When Major John George Ament was born on 1 June 1788, in Franklin, Municipality of Murrysville, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John George Ament, was 29 and his mother, Esther G. Markle, was 21. He married Elizabeth Walton about 1804, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Franklin Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 6 May 1867, in Franklin, Municipality of Murrysville, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Export, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Major John George Ament
Elizabeth Walton
Marriage: about 1804
Jacob B Ament
Joseph Ament
John George Ament
Sarah Ament
Lucinda Rebecca Ament
Mary Ament
Susanna Ament

Spouse & Children

about 1804
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Jacob B Ament


  • Joseph Ament


  • John George Ament


  • Sarah Ament


  • Lucinda Rebecca Ament


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 3

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

Age 24

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

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)

  • George Amored, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Ament, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John George Ament, "Find A Grave Index"

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