Justice E Ament Sr

1808–1865 (Age 57)
Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life of Justice E

When Justice E Ament Sr was born on 27 April 1808, in Dansville, North Dansville, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, John Viele Ament, was 24 and his mother, Eunice Lawson, was 27. He married Susan Ann Berry on 19 January 1829, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Big Rock, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 12 December 1865, in Big Rock Township, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Big Rock Township, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Justice E Ament Sr
Susan Ann Berry
Marriage: 19 January 1829
John Viele Ament
William Tecumseh Ament
Calista Ann Ament
Hester Jane Ament
Eveline Amelia Ament
Mary Susan Ament
Martin Ament
Justice E Ament Jr
Oscar Nelson Ament

Spouse & Children

19 January 1829
Tazewell, Illinois, United States


  • Male1829–1862Male

  • Male1831–1900Male

  • Calista Ann Ament


  • Hester Jane Ament


  • Eveline Amelia Ament


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Viele Ament


  • Eunice Lawson




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 10

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

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)

  • J E Ament, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Justus E Ament, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Justice Arnent in entry for Eva Palmer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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