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Peter Ames
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1815
Hessen, Germany
Death: Jan. 19, 1892

Peter Ames was born Peter Ems in Weilbach, Germany. He married Clara Josepha Siebel on August 23, 1846 in Weilbach. He immigrated to the U.S. on the ship Yorktown, arriving in New York on April 29, 1851 with Clara and 2 children. After arriving in the U.S. the surname of Peter changed from Ems to Ames. His birth date, marriage date, and parents names were obtained from the Weilbach church book records which are at the archives in Limburg, Germany.

Father: Johannes Ems (about 1790-?)
Mother: Maria Anna Keller (1790-?) Weilbach, Hessen, Germany

Philip Ames (1847-1915)
Margaretha "Margaret" Ems (1849-?)
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Rosa Ames (1857-1907)

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  Clara Josepha Siebel Ames (1823 - 1888)
Note: ,, Ref: Cemetery Records
Cave Hill Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: SECTION A Lot Range 93
Maintained by: Don Phillips
Originally Created by: Graves
Record added: Jun 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92553384
Peter Ames
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