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Descendants of Robert Ames (Eames)

 

Robert Ames (Eames) was certainly not the immigrant ancestor of this line.  Thus far, his parentage has not been discovered. (George H. Smith, Goss Ancestry)  The name was originally Eames, but changed to Ames after only a couple of generations.

 

Generation No. 1

Robert1 Eames, b. ca. 1641, d. 22 July 1693 at Boxford, MA.  He married Rebecca Blake in 1661.  Rebecca Blake, daughter of George Blake and Dorothy, born 6 Feb. 1641, d. 8 May 1721.

Children of Robert and Rebecca

i.  Daniel Eames

ii.  Nathaniel Eames, married Hannah Grafton

2 iii  John Eames b. 11 Oct. 1670, d. 9 July 1724, married 3 Nov. 1692 Priscilla Kimball, daughter of Thomas Kimball and Mary (Smith).  Priscilla Kimball b. 15 Apr. 1673, d. 24 Oct. 1728.

iv.  Joseph Eames b. 9 Oct. 1681, d. 27 Dec. 1753, married Jemima.

 

Generation No. 2

John2 Eames ( b. 11 Oct. 1670, d. 9 July 1724, married 3 Nov. 1692 Priscilla Kimball, daughter of Thomas Kimball and Mary (Smith).  Priscilla Kimball b. 15 Apr. 1673, d. 24 Oct. 1728.

Children of John and Priscilla

i.  John Ames

ii.  Unknown

iii.  Joanna Ames b. 25 Mar. 1698, married 22 May 1719 John Parker, son of Samuel Parker and Abigail (Lakin).

3 iv.  Jacob Ames b 20 Mar. 1703, d. ca. 1757 (killed by Indians), married 14 Nov. 1727 Ruth Shattuck, daughter of Samuel Shattuck and Elizabeth (Blood).  Ruth Shattuck b. 6 Feb. 1709.

v.  Stephen Ames b. 1 Sep 1712, married 14 Apr. 1731, Jane Robbins, b. 26 Dec. 1712.

vi.  Unknown.

 

Generation No. 3

Jacob3 Ames ( b 20 Mar. 1703, d. ca. 1757 (killed by Indians), married 14 Nov. 1727 Ruth Shattuck, daughter of Samuel Shattuck and Elizabeth (Blood).  Ruth Shattuck b. 6 Feb. 1709.

Children of Jacob and Ruth

i.  Jacob Ames b. 12 Dec. 1728, married 24 Jan 1751, Sarah Parker.

ii.  Samuel Ames b. 11 Feb. 1732, married 1st Sarah Ball.  Married 2nd Lusany Henry.

iii.  Ruth Ames b. 23 Apr. 1735

4 iv.  James Ames b. 1739, d. 1813, married 3 Dec. 1761 Elizabeth Hall.

v.  Elijah Ames b. 27 Mar. 1741, married 1st Sarah Blood.  Married 2nd Prudence Blood.

vi.  Jonathan Ames b. 5 July 1743, married Thankful Painter.

vii.  John Ames b. 15 May 1746, married 20 Nov. 1769 Sarah Davis.

viii.  Elizabeth Ames b. 13 June 1749, married 1 Sep. 1772 William Smith.

ix.  David Ames b. 7 Oct. 1752, married Marguret Mitchell

 

Generation No. 4

James4 Ames (Jacob3, John2, Robert1) b. 1739, d. 1813, married 3 Dec. 1761 Elizabeth Hall (Elizabeth was buried 20 Jan. 1817 at Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME).

Children of James and Elizabeth

i.  Winslow Ames baptized 24 July 1763, d. 12 Oct. 1851, married Elizabeth, b. ca. 1783, d. 20 July 1857.

ii.  Susanna Ames baptized 11 Apr. 1765.

iii.  Hannah Ames b. 16 Feb. 1771.

iv. Abner Craft Ames b. 31 May 1773.

v.  James Ames b. 22 Feb. 1775.

vi.  Lucy Ames b. 3 Dec. 1777.

vii.  Elizabeth Ames b. 5 June 1779.

5 viii.  Martha Ames b. 29 Mar. 1781, d. 18 Mar. 1859, married Aug. 1802 Noah Litchfield, son of Noah Litchfield and Mabel (Wade).  Noah Litchfield b. 9 Dec. 1778, d. 2 Jan 1863.

 

The Ames line continues through the Litchfield line.

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