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Wilbur Lester Ames
Birth: Nov. 19, 1888
Josephine County
Oregon, USA
Death: Aug. 20, 1945
Hood River
Hood River County
Oregon, USA

WORLD WAR 1 DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS
June 5, 1917
Wilber Lester Ames
Farmer - married - wife and four children
Coos, Oregon, USA
#46 - micofilm number 1852054

US CENSUS 1920 - Address Cheshire, Lane Co. Oregon, US
Head of house: Wilber Lester Ames
age 31 - b. 1888 - Williams Creek, Josephine Co. Oregon
wife: Bessie Ames - father's birth place: Maine - mother's name: Rachel Ames - mother's birth place: Missouri - married - Home: Rented
Household Members:
Wilber L. Ames - age 31
Bessie Ames - age 36
Eveline Ames - age 9
Florence Ames - age 7
Irean Ames - age 3 years and 7 months
Earnest Ames - age four months
Rachel Ames - age 71 - widow - born 1849 - Missouri


BORDER CROSSING FROM US TO CANADA
White Rock, B.C. - April 20, 1921
Wilber Lester Ames - age 33
money: $150.00 - work, Farmer
Clinton, B.C.

US WORLD WAR II DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS
August 12, 1942
Wilber Lester Ames
Rose Lodge, Lincoln Co. Oregon
age 54 - birth place, Williams Creek, Josephine Co. Oregon, USA
Wife: Elizabeth Ames - Neotsen, Oregon, USA
Mico film number 31887_B016790

BORDER CROSSING FROM US. TO CANADA
Eastport, Idaho, US. last address in US. Park Dale, Oregon, US.
October 28, 1944 going to Salmon Arm, B.C. - 3 weeks

Mr. & Mrs. W.L. Ames was married at Coquille Oregon, Dec. 24, 1909.They did a lot of moving around. In 1932 settled in Malakwa, B.C., on homestead,moved off homestead May 14/1935 went to Yankee Flats move on to Claytons place.Left Salmon Arm on Nov.10,1936 moved to Coquille Oregon,Wilber set up a filing shop, Dec 4,1936,they moved to Bullards Oregon, April 7, 1937 Wilber worked in a sawmill, he worked there till Jan 18,1938 then they went to Sand Point, Feb 1938 rented rooms fot $20.00 per month they were payed up to March 18,1938 on May 15, 1938 off to Ponderay Idaho, moved September 1st 1938 to Chewelake Washington. Wilber left on March 13,1939 to look for work, which he found at Milton,Oregon. Moved again on April 9, 1939 to College Place, Wilber worked(night shift) at box factory. Moved on Nov.21,1939 to Coquille on Feb.12/40 Wilber went to work in Eugene Washington, for Bro,Burden left Eugene April 17, 1940 relocated at Ziggy, Wilber went to work for Bro.Reece Co. bucking logs, Moved to Emmersons camp, June 3 1942, in 1943 Emmerson moved donkey to new mill site.Wilber went to work accross Bear Creek, moved to Grand Ronde, June 23 1943. Went to Coquille, March 9, 1944 Elizabeth's mother died about noon of this date and was burried on the 11th at Bandon Oreg. Wilber Ames went to see Dr Griffith July 19,1945. Wilber passed on August 20,1945 at age 56 years at Hood River,Oregon. - Oregon Death Certificate #5045 
 
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 Parents:
  Phineas Ames (1834 - 1911)
  Rachel V Cooper Ames (1848 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Deliah May Ames (1882 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Jessie Evelyn Ames Graham (1910 - 2002)*
  Florence Macel Alberta Ames Moore (1912 - 1989)*
  Irene Elizabeth Ames Hare (1916 - 1996)*
  Ernest Birdell Ames (1918 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles F Ames (1865 - 1874)*
  Ulysses Grant Ames (1867 - 1908)*
  William H. Ames (1869 - 1895)*
  Addison Ames (1871 - ____)*
  Mary Ames Gilchirst (1873 - ____)*
  Ada Ames (1875 - 1896)*
  Elizabeth Millie Ames Ward (1878 - ____)*
  Albert Newbegin Ames (1880 - 1949)*
  Florence Arrasmith (1883 - 1969)*
  Thomas Phineas Ames (1885 - 1956)*
  Wilbur Lester Ames (1888 - 1945)
  Anita Ames (1894 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried 22 Aug 1945. Age 56
 
Burial:
Idlewilde Cemetery
Hood River
Hood River County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Block 8, Lot 20-A, Grave E
 
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Record added: Jul 03, 2009
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- ebj
 Added: Jun. 12, 2015
Wilbur was my grandfather on my dad's side.
- Richard
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014
Wibur Ames was my Grandfather on my moms side.If you knew where I am standingIf you could see the sights I seeIf you could hear the angels singing the songs they sing eterenallyIf you knew the "One" I'm holdingCould see the smile He smiles at meIf you kne...(Read more)
- Laurie & Liz
 Added: Mar. 11, 2014
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