Mary Ament

1859–1944 (Age 85)
Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ament was born on 17 January 1859, in Palmyra, Marion, Missouri, United States, her father, Joseph Pettus Ament, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Jane Ruff, was 27. She married Reverend Charles Henry Seymour on 5 June 1889. She lived in Groveland, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Melrose Highlands, Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. She died on 11 June 1944, in Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Ament
Reverend Charles Henry Seymour
Marriage: 5 June 1889

Spouse & Children

5 June 1889
Trinity Episcopal Church, Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 23

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 Amont in household of Jos P Amont, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Ament, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Mary A Seymour, "United States Census, 1940"

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