Mary Ann Ament

1814–1849 (Age 34)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Ament was born on 29 August 1814, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Gabriel Ament, was 52 and her mother, Hannah Metcalfe, was 39. She married James K. King on 27 March 1837, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She died in 1849, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Mary Ann Ament
James K. King
Marriage: 27 March 1837
Reverend Wilber Lindsey King
Marcus T. King
Franklin G. King
Rev. Gabriel Saul King
James M. King
Reverend John Edward King

Spouse & Children

27 March 1837
Green, Kentucky, United States


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Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 4

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 11

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • Mary A King in household of James King, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Ament, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary Ament in entry for John Edward King, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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