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Stuart Tolman Ames

Stuart Tolman Ames

Male 1890 - 1949  (59 years)

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  • Name Stuart Tolman Ames 
    Born 9 Feb 1890  Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened Y  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Matinicus, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • Weston G. Ames, 35, fisherman, born Dec 1864 in Maine, married 12 years. Hattie M. Ames, 28, born Oct 1871 in Maine, married 12 years, 4 children, 4 living. George A. Ames, 11, born Nov 1888 in Maine. Stewart T. Ames, 10, born Feb 1890 in Maine. Alice L. Ames, 8, born Feb 1892 in Maine. Lyford E. Ames, 6 mos, born Nov 1899 in Maine.
    Census 1910  Matinicus, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5

    • Weston G. Ames, 45, lobster fisherman, born in Maine. Hattie M. Ames, 38, born in Maine. George A. Ames, 21, lobster fisherman, born in Maine. Stuart T. Ames, 20, lobster fisherman, born in Maine. Alice L. Ames, 18, born in Maine. Lyford E. Ames, 10, born in Maine.
    Census 1920  Saint George, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6

    • Stuart T. Ames, 29, lobester fisherman, born in Maine. Mary Ames, 33, born in Scotland. Vera L. Ames, 2 , born in Maine. Eleanor L. Ames, 2 mos, born in Maine.
    Census 1930  Rockland, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • Stewart A. Ames, 40, US Mail carrier, born in Maine. Mary B. Ames, 44, born in Maine. Vera L. Ames, 12, born in Maine. Alma L. Ames, 10, born in Maine. Elaine R. Ames, 8, born in Maine. Steward T. Ames, 5, born in Maine.
    _UID 62CFFA333DB24CE49F4F12E1115302632798 
    Buried Jun 1949  Oceanside Cemetery, South Thomaston, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Jun 1949  [3
    Notes 
    • Stuart T. Ames 1st worked on the water all his life. Starting his career at a young age as a lobsterman, and then moving to captain the boat that delivered freight and Mail to the local islands off the coast of Maine. He had the boat "Mary A" built. There is a children's book written about one of his adventures called "Lighthouse Dog To The Rescue" [3]
    Person ID I149412  Burgess
    Last Modified 14 May 2012 

    Father Weston G. Ames,   b. 13 Dec 1864, Matinicus, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Matinicus, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Hattie Ryder,   b. 3 Oct 1871, Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1887  Matinicus, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F54322  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Baum,   b. 27 Mar 1886, , , Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1949  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1916  [3
    Children 
     1. Vera L. Ames,   b. 12 Dec 1917, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2007  (Age 89 years)
     2. Eleanor L. Ames,   b. 17 Oct 1919, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elaine R. Ames,   b. 21 Feb 1922, , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 2008  (Age 86 years)
     4. Stuart T. Ames,   b. 1 Sep 1924,   d. 15 May 1991, Rockport, Knox, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2012 
    Family ID F70358  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Feb 1890 - Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Matinicus, Knox, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Matinicus, Knox, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Rockland, Knox, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Stuart Tolman Ames
    Stuart Tolman Ames
    Stuart Tolman Ames - Young man.
    Stuart Tolman Ames - Young man.
    Stuart Tolman Ames - Mail Carrier
    Stuart Tolman Ames - Mail Carrier
    Stuart Tolman Ames with Grandchild
    Stuart Tolman Ames with Grandchild

  • Sources 
    1. [S4814] Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, Maine State Archives, (Maine State Archives; Cultural Building, 84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0084; 1892-1907 Vital Records; Roll #:16.).

      Name: Stewart T Ames
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 9 Feb 1890
      Birth Place: Vinalhaven
      Registration Place: Vinalhaven, Knox
      Father: Weston G Ames
      Mother: Hattie May

    2. [S4341] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, United States, Selective Service System, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.).

    3. [S5179] Email - From Deb Ames to Lee Drew - 11 May 2012, Deb Ames, (11 May 2012 ).

    4. [S5184] Maine, Knox, Mantinicus - 1900 - Federal Census, Matinicus, Knox, Maine, (www.ancestry.com).

    5. [S5183] Maine, Knox, Mantinicus - 1910 - Federal Census, Matinicus, Knox, Maine, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S5182] Maine, Knox, Saint George - 1920 - Federal Census, Saint George, Knox, Maine, (www.ancestry.com).

    7. [S5181] Maine, Know, Rockland - 1930 - Federal Census, Rockland, Knox, Maine, (www.ancestry.com).

    8. [S4818] Maine Marriages, 1771-1907, State of Maine, (www.familysearch.org).

      groom's name: Weston G. Ames
      bride's name: Hattie M. Ryder
      marriage date: 21 Nov 1887
      marriage place: Matinicus,Knox,Maine
      indexing project (batch) number: M52096-1
      system origin: Maine-ODM
      source film number: 11548