Mary Ament

1892–1956 (Age 63)
Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Ament was born on 16 September 1892, in Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Adam G. Ament, was 22 and her mother, Annie K Millhouse, was 17. She lived in Central Manor, Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 9 May 1956, in Lancaster Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63.

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Mary Ament
Christian A. Eshleman

Spouse & Children

  • Female1892–1956Female

  • Christian A. Eshleman


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1870–1957Male

  • Annie K Millhouse




  • Female1892–1956Female

  • Martha M Ament


  • George Ament


  • Elizabeth M Ament


  • Male1905–1993Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 M Ament in household of Adam G Ament, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Ament in household of Adam G Ament, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964 for Adam G Ament

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