John Peter Ament

1870–1954 (Age 84)
Millvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Peter

When John Peter Ament was born on 7 March 1870, in Millvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter John Ament, was 34 and his mother, Margaretha Steigerwald, was 27. He married Martha Ann Hamer on 3 January 1900, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 November 1954, in Ferndale, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Cairnbrook, Shade Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Ament
Martha Ann Hamer
Marriage: 3 January 1900
Margaret S. Ament
William P. Ament
Harry Ament
John Peter Ament Jr.

Spouse & Children

3 January 1900
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Female1901–1987Female

  • Male1903–1994Male

  • Harry Ament


  • John Peter Ament Jr.


Parents & Siblings

  • Peter John Ament


  • Margaretha Steigerwald




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • John Amant in household of Peter Amant, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Ament, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John P Ament, "United States Census, 1920"

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