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Capt Joseph Ames
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Birth: 1778
Death: Sep. 9, 1813

Joseph had a twin sister named Martha.

Joseph married Hannah Whitmarsh Shaw on December 27, 1812 in Bridgewater, Plymouth county, Massachusetts. There were no children.

Sources: History of Bridgewater by Nahum Mitchell (pub. 1840, 1897, 1970, 1975) and Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater Massachusetts by Williams Latham (pub. 1882). 
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  Joseph Ames (1748 - 1813)
  Martha Ames (1752 - 1837)
  Hannah W. Ames (1782 - 1854)
This stone is erected in remembrance of Capt. Joseph Ames, who died suddenly Sept. 9, A. D. 1813, aged 35. He was esteemed by all who knew, and most by those who knew him best.

Heaven gives us friends to bless the present state,
Resumes them to prepare us for the next;
Lean not on earth; 'twill pierce thee to the heart,
A broken reed at best, but oft a spear,
On its sharp point, peace bleeds, and hope expires.
First Cemetery
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section C, grave 344
Maintained by: Chip5610
Originally Created by: Nan
Record added: Nov 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22856599
Capt Joseph Ames
Added by: Marina Williams
Capt Joseph Ames
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- Nan
 Added: May. 17, 2011
Badly damaged gravestone with the top half completely missing. I figured out who the grave belonged to through using the date. It also says he died suddenly. Sticker on stone indicates that he was a Revolutionary War Veteran. If you are a descendant a...(Read more)
- Marina Williams
 Added: Aug. 10, 2008
- quebecoise
 Added: Mar. 17, 2008

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