Hiram Jr. Ames

1862–30 October 1880 (Age 18)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Hiram Jr.

When Hiram Jr. Ames was born in 1862, in Michigan, United States, his father, Captain Hiram Ames Sr., was 28 and his mother, Lura Rachel Desmond, was 27. He lived in Algonac, St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 30 October 1880, in Clay Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, at the age of 18.

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Captain Hiram Ames Sr.
Lura Rachel Desmond
Frances John Ames
Lydia Francelia Ames
William Desmond Ames
Hiram Jr. Ames
Cora Adaline Ames
Cassius P. Ames
Baby Ames
Nellie Maud Ames

Parents and Siblings



    Frances John Ames


    Lydia Francelia Ames


    William Desmond Ames



    Cora Adaline Ames


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 6

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old French and Middle English personal name Amys, Amice, which is either directly from Latin amicus ‘friend’, used as a personal name, or via a Late Latin derivative of this, Amicius.2 German: of uncertain origin. Perhaps a nickname for an active person, from a Germanic word related to Old High German amazzig ‘busy’. Compare modern German Ameise ‘ant’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hiram Ames in household of Hiram Ames, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram Jun Ames in household of Hiram Ames, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hiram Jr. Ames, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

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