Margaret Marie Ament

1905–1983 (Age 78)
Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States

The Life of Margaret Marie

When Margaret Marie Ament was born on 1 May 1905, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, her father, Henry Joseph Ament, was 26 and her mother, Clara Marie DePree, was 26. She married Charles Leo McCarty on 4 June 1927, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 27 September 1983, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in El Cerrito, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Marie Ament
Charles Leo McCarty
Marriage: 4 June 1927
Carol McCarty
William McCarty
Marian McCarty
Michael McCarty

Spouse & Children

4 June 1927
Alameda, California, United States


  • Female1925–1998Female

  • William McCarty


  • Marian McCarty


  • Male1952–1952Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Joseph Ament


  • Female1878–1964Female



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Margaret Mccarty in household of Charles Mccarty, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Mccarty in household of Charles L Mccarty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Margaret Ament in household of Henry Ament, "United States Census, 1920"

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