William Ames

Male Abt 1614 - 1653  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name William Ames 
    Born Abt 1614 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jan 1653 
    Person ID I3006  My Family Tree | McGee-Christensen
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2015 

    Father John Richard Ames,   b. 1 May 1560, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1632, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Cyprian Browne,   b. 1585, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1625, Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1601  Bruton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1149  Group Sheet

    Family Hannah Niles,   b. 1618, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1703, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 1639  Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Ames, the immigrant ancestor, was son of Richard Ames, of Bruton, Somersetshire, England. He came to America with his brother John, and settled in Braintree, Massachusetts, as early as 1640. He died in 1654. He married Hannah ---. John A Ames, his brother, came from Duxbury to Bridgewater, Massachusetts, where he was an original proprietor; he married Elizabeth Hayward, in1645; no children; he left his large estate by deeds in 1697 to his nephew John, mentioned below, and to the sons of his nephew; he died in 1698. Children of William and Hannah Ames: Hannah, born 1641; Rebecca, 1642; Lydia, 1645; John, mentioned below; Sarah, 1650; Deliverance, 1653 (Genealogical and family history of western New York : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation, compiled under the supervision of William Richard Cutter, New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, c1912, vol. II, pg. 918).

      William, son of John Ames, was born in 1605 and died January 1, 1653-54. He came to New England and settled in Braintree as early as 1641. He was admitted a freeman, May 26, 1647. He married Hannah ---, who married (second) April 6, 1660, John Heiden (Hayden). Children: 1) Hannah, born May, 1641. 2) Rebecca, October 1642. 3) Lydia, 1645. 4) John, May 24, 1647. 5) Sarah, March 1, 1650. 6) Delverance (daughter), February 6, 1653 (Taken from Genealogical and Personal Memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts by William Richard Cutter, c1910 Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York by Amy Patterson).
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Ames,   b. 12 May 1641, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1690, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Rebecca Ames,   b. 1642, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Lydia Ames,   b. 1645, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Ames,   b. 1647, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Ames,   b. 1650, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Deliverance Ames,   b. 1653, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1148  Group Sheet

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  • Photos
    St. Mary's Church, Bruton, Somerset, England
    St. Mary's Church, Bruton, Somerset, England
    The south aisle west window of the church.

    This window is dedicated to two brothers by the name of Ames. They emigrated to America. Note the Ames Coat of Arms bottom center of of the middle pane, as well as the names of William and John Ames, immigrants to Braintree, Massachusetts.

    Histories
    Genealogical and family history of western New York : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation
    Genealogical and family history of western New York : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation
    Compiled under the supervision of William Richard Cutter, New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, c1912, vol. II, pg. 918
    The Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. VII, pg. 826
    The Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. VII, pg. 826
    By Frederick Adams Virkus, Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1968
    St. Mary's Church, Bruton, Somerset, England
    St. Mary's Church, Bruton, Somerset, England
    The south aisle west window of the church.

    This window is dedicated to two brothers by the name of Ames. They emigrated to America. Note the Ames Coat of Arms bottom center of of the middle pane, as well as the names of William and John Ames, immigrants to Braintree, Massachusetts.
    Genealogical and family history of western New York : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation
    Genealogical and family history of western New York : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the building of a nation
    Compiled under the supervision of William Richard Cutter, vol. II, New York, New York : Lewis Historical Publishing, c1912
    Charles Smith and Rachel Amy Bryant: their ancestors and descendants
    Charles Smith and Rachel Amy Bryant: their ancestors and descendants
    By Tenney Smith, Brattleboro, Vt.: Vermont Printing, 1938, pg. 106
     The history of the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
    The history of the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
    By Thomas Williams Bicknell, New York, The American Historical Society, Inc., 1920, pg. 247


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