Hugh Howard Ames


Description
Creator:
Hugh Donald Latimer October 12, 1910 to May 10, 1986, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Text
Genealogical Resource
Place
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Born: May 24, 1902
Died: April 29, 1962
Parents: William Maurice Ames and Alice Gertrude McColl
Marriage: May 8, 1930 Alice Turney
Occupation: Electrician. Worked in Iran in 1944 for Imperial Oil. Extremely talented builder.
Notes:
Genealogical information used with permission courtesy Dan Buchanan, www.treesbydan.com

Father*: William "Maurice" Ames b. 28 Apr 1873, d. 22 May 1941
•Mother*: Alice Gertrude McColl b. 26 Sep 1874, d. 22 Sep 1951
•Birth*: 24 May 1902; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Birth Reg'n.# : Name: Hugh Howard Ames; Date: May 24 1902; Parents: Maurice Ames & Gertrude McColl; ... pg. 2 n/a ... (Ontario Birth Registration, # ... , ancestry.com) Date 1902 per Memorial. Date May 24 1902 & location Brighton Twp. per Border Manifest. Date May 1902 & location Ont. per 1911 Census.3,4,2,5
•Marriage*: 8 May 1930; Married to Alice per Border Manifest, Oct 30 1930. Date May 8 1931 per family tree of Eudene123 on anecstry.com, Jan 4 2013.; Principal=Mary "Alice" Turney4,6
•Death*: 29 April 1962; Hilton, Ontario; "Funeral of the Late H. Howard Ames: On Sunday, April 29th, Hugh Howard Ames passed way suddenly at the home of Mr. Herbert Taylor, 3rd Conc. of Brighton Township. He was in his 60th year and was the eldest son of the late Maurice Ames and Gertrude McColl of Codrington. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. James Arnott (doris) and two granddaughters, Pamela and Laura of Oshawa; one brother, Oscar of Toronto; and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Bird (Helen) of Carrying Place and Mrs. jack Drewry (Laura) of Toronto. Funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, May 1, at K. Snider Funeral Home, Brighton, by Donald Rutherford of Carman United Church. The pallbearers were Lloyd Ames, Owen Clark, Clarence Woof, Reginald Taylor, Arthur Ames and Wilfred Van Blaricom. Interment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery." from The Campbellford Herald, Wednesday, May 9, 1962, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives
•Burial*: 2 May 1962; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Maurice Ames; 1873 - 1941; His Wife; Gertrude; McColl; 1874 - 1951; Their Daughter; Laura Drewry; 1908 - 1980; Their son; H. Howard; 1902 - 1962 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp.)
CEMSearch: Name: H. Howard Ames; Born: 1902; Died: 1962; Age: 60y; Notes: Son of Maurice and Gertrude Ames; Buried: Mount OIivet Cemetery; Other names: 7 - see Gertrude Ames.7,5
•Census*: 5 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 9 at 1911 Census: see Maurice Ames3
•Note: January 1924; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Down Memory Lane: Items from the files of the Brighton Ensign: 1924 - 40 Years Ago: Lloyd Ames and Howard Ames of Codrington have gone to Detroit where they intend getting positions." from The Trentonian, January 17, 1964, seen on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library, July 20, 2002.
•Residence: 10 January 1924; Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.; Res. Detroit, MI Jan 10 1924 to Oct 21 1930 - per Border Manifest (ancestry.com)4
•Residence: 30 October 1930; 1315 Wyandotte E., Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario; Border Manifest: Name: Howard H. Ames; Age: 28; Born: Brighton, Ont., 5-24-1902; Occ.: rubber worker; Destination: Detroit, MI, Jan 10 1924 - 1930; Join: wife, Alice, 1315 Wyandotte E., Windsor, Ont. (ancestry.com)4
•Residence: 10 February 1931; 1315 Wyandotte E., Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario; Border Manifest: Name: Howard Hugh Ames; Age: 28; Born: Brighton Twp.; Accompanied by: Alice Mary Ames; Res.: 1315 Wyandotte E., Windosr, Ont; Dest.: U.S. Rubber Co., Jefferson E., Detroit, MI - daily work (ancestry.com)4
•Residence: 1935; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Voters List, Brighton Twp., 1935: Name: Ames, Howard; Occ.: Carpenter; Place: Codrington (ancestry.com)4
•Note*: from 1939 to 1945; WWII, Iran; "... Howard Ames (civil engineer in Iran) ..." included in list of those who had service in WWII, from pg. 66 of As The Crow Flies by Mrs. Leuna M. Austin, Mika Publishing, 1975
•Note: circa 1940; Brighton Twp., Orland, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Howard Ames appears in The Latimer Photos, taken at the William Latimer General Store in Orland, c. 1940 (Latimer Photos, Codrington Public Library)8
•Residence*: 21 August 1940; Conc 8 Lot 2, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Lots 2 & 3, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 12 320) show that Mary Irene English, Executorex of the Estate of John Dinner sold "Road Allowance between Lots 2 & 3" to Howard Ames. ITS Date: Aug 21 1940.9
•Residence: 31 December 1943; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Border Crossing Manifest at Buffalo, NY: name: Howard Hugh Ames; Date: Dec 31 1943; Note: Sailed: 1/1/44; Born: Codrington, Ont.; Age: 41; Occupation: Electrician; Last Perm. Res.: Codrington, Ont.; Wife: Alice Ames; In US?: yes - 1/8/1924 - 1931, Michigan; Destination: "Travel to Iran via New York"; Shipper Note: "Copy of itin. to State Dept. 1/1/44 (ancestry.com)
Note: This firms up the stories my Grandfather (Lloyd Ames) told me about Howard Ames working in Iran during the War. It appears he departed for Iran Jan 1 1944.6
•Residence: 1945; Campbellford, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Voters List, Campbellford, 1945: Name: Ames, Howard; Occ.: Electrician; Place: Campbellford (ancestry.com)4
•Note: 19 July 1945; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ames called on his mother one day last week after his return from Persia where he was working for the Imperial Oil Company of Sarnia. He was in the Far East over a year." Brighton Ensign, July 19, 194510
•Residence: 1958; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Voters List, East Northumberland, Div. 39: Name: Ames, Howard; Occ.: Carpenter; Place: Brighton (ancestry.com)4


Family: Mary "Alice" Turney b. 1912, d. Dec 1990
•Marriage*: 8 May 1930; Married to Alice per Border Manifest, Oct 30 1930. Date May 8 1931 per family tree of Eudene123 on anecstry.com, Jan 4 2013.; Principal=Mary "Alice" Turney4,6


Citations
1.Hugh Howard Ames per Birth Reg'n.
2.[S4] Unknown author, Ontario Birth Registrations, Record Type: Microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Achives (birth).
3.[S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
4.[S83] Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
5.[S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
6.[S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
7.[S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
8.[S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown repository.
9.[S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
10.[S42] Brighton Ensign.
Inscriptions:
On reverse: Howard Ames 1939
Publisher:
Hugh Donald Latimer
Place of Publication:
Orland, Ontario
Date of Original:
1939
Date Of Event:
1939
Dimensions:
Width: 2.375 in
Height: 3.375 in
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 2in
Image Height: 3.125in
Personal Name(s):
Latimer ; Hugh Donald ; Latimer, William James ; Ames, Hugh Howard
Corporate Name(s):
Latimer General Store ; Imperial Oil
Local identifier:
abdap_libc-005
Collection:
The Latimer Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.03342 Longitude: -77.73279
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.16682 Longitude: -77.7995
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.13342 Longitude: -77.7828
Donor:
Hugh Donald Latimer October 12, 1910 to May 10, 1986
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Brighton Public Library, Codrington Branch
Contact
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K0K 1H0

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Hugh Howard Ames


Born: May 24, 1902
Died: April 29, 1962
Parents: William Maurice Ames and Alice Gertrude McColl
Marriage: May 8, 1930 Alice Turney
Occupation: Electrician. Worked in Iran in 1944 for Imperial Oil. Extremely talented builder.