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Willard Benjamin Ames
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1845
Hickory Corners (Lake County)
Lake County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1902
Hickory Corners (Lake County)
Lake County
Illinois, USA


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Willard Benjamin Ames  (57)

SON of Chester Chandler Ames & Susanna D (Pitts) Ames

BROTHER of:
• Caroline Ames
• Lucille A Ames
• Apollis Ames
• Thomas Whipple Ames
• Olivia L Ames
♥ Chester L Ames
• Marion F. Ames
• Mary Ames
• Willard Benjamin Ames

HUSBAND of Hannah R Sluman of Waukegan. Married on October 1, 1873.

Benjamin & Hannah's 6 children:
• Maria Ames (1874-1876)
• Abbie (Ames) Hollenbeck (Marr: Owen Hollenbeck on 9/23/1903).
•Benjamin Willard Ames Jr
• Minnie (Ames) Edwards (Marr: Thomas Edwards), Newport Township)
• Luell (Ames) Grant (married Andrew Grant)
• Frazier W Ames 10/28/1892-11/30/1894.

BENJAMIN W AMES, Hickory, Antioch Township; Farmer. Born on the farm, living there his whole life, except twelve years, from 1874 to 1886, when he engaged in general merchandising at Cabery, Illinois. August, 1862, he enlisted in Civil War, Company C. Ninety-sixth Ill. Vol. Infantry, and served one year.
He has been Steward in the Methodist Episcopal Church many years.

Benjamin was listed in the book, Prominent Men of the Millburn Area from History of Lake County, 1902. Editor's Note: This book was published in 1902.

One of his brothers, Apollos Pitts Ames was also listed in the book.

*His name on stone says Willard B Ames


             ╰⊰✿ Lovєd & Missed ✿⊱╮

 
 
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 Parents:
  Chester Chandler Ames (1801 - 1891)
  Susanna D. Pitts Ames (1805 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah R Sluman Ames (1853 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Ames (1874 - 1876)*
  Frazier Ames (1892 - 1894)*
 
 Siblings:
  Apollos Pitts Ames (1830 - 1899)*
  Chester L Ames (1838 - ____)*
  Willard Benjamin Ames (1845 - 1902)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father, Co. C 96 Ill Inf
 
Burial:
Hickory Union Cemetery
Antioch
Lake County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: LdyBugღ
Originally Created by: Suzanna ღ Ashworth
Record added: Mar 29, 2010
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Willard Benjamin Ames
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Willard Benjamin Ames
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