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Elisha Ames

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 27 Sep 1845
  • Burial Forkston, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Western Section
  • Memorial ID 62716523

Veteran of Revolutionary War, Dates of Service: 1776, Organization: Mass. Militia, Record--File #176, Bureau of Pensions, Wash. DC, Information given by Mrs. J. Oliver, 5/20/33.
Source: Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999

Note: In File #176 there is a statement made on 8 Aug 1820 by Elisha Ames. In it he says his wife is Elizabeth, they were married Aug 1777 and that they have 7 children living with them. They are Reuben who is 15, Mamie who is 10 on 11 April, Anna and Andrew who are 9 on 27 August, Rency who is 12 on 30 July, Hugh who is 7 on 5 November and Elisha who is 4 on 4 July.

The file also has Elisha's death date as 27 September 1845. Elizabeth's maiden name is said to be Cook. Other children mentioned are Timothy Ames, Betsy Potter, and Polly Summers.


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  • Created by: Jones
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62716523
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Ames (unknown–27 Sep 1845), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62716523, citing Forkston Cemetery, Forkston, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jones (contributor 47025267) .