Margaret Bailey Ament

1861–1926 (Age 64)
Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States

The Life of Margaret Bailey

When Margaret Bailey Ament was born on 17 June 1861, in Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Pettus Ament, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Jane Ruff, was 30. She lived in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 11 May 1926, in Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Pettus Ament
Sarah Jane Ruff
Judith Dudley Ament
Mary Ament
Margaret Bailey Ament
Willie Ament

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 4

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Madge Ament in household of Mary Ament, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Magaret B Ament in household of Mary Seymour, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Madge B Ament in household of Mary Ament, "United States Census, 1880"

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