Grace Edith Ames

30 November 1867–12 February 1943 (Age 75)
Milford, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Grace Edith

When Grace Edith Ames was born on 30 November 1867, in Milford, Penobscot, Maine, United States, her father, Irvin Winslow Ames, was 36 and her mother, Agnes Guptil Kimball, was 30. She lived in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 12 February 1943, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Irvin Winslow Ames
Agnes Guptil Kimball
Paul Kimball Ames
Grace Edith Ames

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    Agnes Guptil Kimball




    Paul Kimball Ames



World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

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.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Grace E Ames, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace E Ames in household of Paul K Ames, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace E Amis in household of Irvin W Amis, "United States Census, 1880"

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