Ralph Ambrose 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: 30 August 1865
Died: 02 March 1947
Parents: Stephen Ames and Mary Jane Woof
Marriage: 06 February 1889 Ida May Valleau
Occupation: Carpenter, builder, sales representative for Pedlar People Ltd.
Notes:
Ralph Ambrose Ames
M, #861, b. 30 August 1865, d. 2 March 1947

Father*: Stephen Ames b. 18 Feb 1837, d. 23 Sep 1910
Mother*: Mary Jane Woof b. 19 Oct 1843, d. 12 Dec 1909
Birth*: 30 August 1865; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Aug 30 1865 per Memorial. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Aug 1864 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Aug 30 1865 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1865 & location Ont. per 1871 Census.1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Marriage*: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada; Marriage Reg'n: Ralph A. Ames, 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; bachelor; farmer; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; married Ida M. Valleau, 19; Res. & Born: Percy Twp.; single; Parents: William Valleau & Mary Wanamaker; Witnesses: Wilfred Valleau, Percy Twp. & Effie Robinson, Codrington; on Feb 6, 1889 at Hilton; Methodist; Rev. H. M. McQueen; Principal=Ida May Valleau8
Death*: 2 March 1947; 42 Carlisle Street, Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Deaths: Ames, Ralph Steve: In Bowmanville, on Sunday, March, 2, 1947, Ralph Steven Ames, beloved husband of the late Ida M. Valleau and dear father of Mrs. Harold L. Waddis (Marie) of Toronto and Jesse of Bowmanville, in his 82nd year. Resting at his late residence at 42 Carlylse Ave., Bowmanville. Service on March 4, interment at Mount Olivet" from Brighton Ensign, March 6, 19479
Burial*: 5 March 1947; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Ralph A. Ames; Aug 30 1865; Mar 2 1947; His Wife; Ida M. Valleau; Aug 30 1865; Mar 2 1947 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp._
CEMSearch shows: Ralph A. Ames, Born: 1865-08-30, Died: 1947-03-02, Age: 81y 6m 2d, Husband of Ida M. Valleau, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: see Gertrude Ames.7,10
Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 6 at 1871 Census: see Stephen Ames11
Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 15 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames12
Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 25 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames13
Misc*: 1896; Conc 7 Lot 33, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Farm Directory: Ames, Ralph, Codrington, Conc 7 Lot 33 Brighton Twp
Residence: April 1901; Conc 7 Lot 33, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1901 Census: Conc 7, Lot 33, Brighton Twp.1
Census*: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 35 at 1901 Census: Ames, Ralph A., 35, b. Aug 30, 1865, farmer, married; Ida M. Valleau, 31, b. Jun 17, 1869, married; Erle W., 11, b. Feb 13, 1890; Jessie S., 9, b. Aug 29, 1891 (1901 Census Online: Brighton Twp., dist. 95, sub-dist. a-5, pg. 3, line 29, T-6385 - Conc 7, Lot 33)1
Note: 12 October 1903; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Ralph's son Earl died suddenly at age 13.
Census: 6 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 46 at 1911 Census: Ames, Ralph, 46, b. Ont. Aug 1864, Ger., Meth., Carpenter, married; Ida, 42, b. Ont., June 1868, French, meth., married; Jesse(m), 19, b. Aug 1891, Ger., son; Marie, 2, b. Jan 1909, daughter (1911 Census Image on Archive Canada Web Site: Codrington, page 5, line 46)
Note: Ralph Ames is included in the Codrington section of the 1911 Census and no land is shown with his name although above and below are those who lived on Conc 7, Lot 32, 33, 34. This means that Ralph still lived on or near the Ames homestead in Mount Olivet. He bought Village Lot 6 in Codrington in 1914.6
Residence*: 4 September 1914; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp, Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 9701) show that William L. Clark & wife sold part of Codrington Village Lot 6, West of Richards St. to Ralph Ames. ITS Date Sep 4 1914
Note: This was the ? part of the lot; the other part was sold to Thomas R. Ames in 1916.14
Census: 13 June 1921; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 55 at 1921 Census: Ames, Ralph, 55, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Irish, Meth., Carpenter, married; Ida M., 51, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., married; Marie, 13 (1921 Census: Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., dist. 107, sub-dist. 6, pg. 6, line 30 - Codrington Village - ancestry.com)2
Note*: 29 December 1922; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames and daughter Marie are spending the Christmas holiday in Toronto with their son Mr. Jesse Ames." from The Brighton Ensign, December 29, 1922, see on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 8, 20019
Residence: 31 March 1924; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp, Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11042) show that Ralph Ames & wife sold the North part of Codrington Village Lot 6, Block "B" W. Richards St. to Willaim M. Ames. ITS Date Mar 31 1924.
Note: Ralph and Maurice Ames were brothers.14
Residence: 19 September 1924; Bowmanville, Durham Co., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ames left on Saturday for their new home in Bowmanville." from The Brighton Ensign, September 19, 1924, seen on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library9
Note: circa 1940; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Ralph Ames appears in The Latimer Photos, taken by William Latimer who ran the General Store in Orland. Most photos are take in front of the store in Orland but not all. The photo of Ralph Ames appears to be taken by his house and not in Orland.15
Family: Ida May Valleau b. 17 Jun 1869, d. 7 Apr 1946
Marriage*: 6 February 1889; Brighton Twp., Hilton, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada; Marriage Reg'n: Ralph A. Ames, 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; bachelor; farmer; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; married Ida M. Valleau, 19; Res. & Born: Percy Twp.; single; Parents: William Valleau & Mary Wanamaker; Witnesses: Wilfred Valleau, Percy Twp. & Effie Robinson, Codrington; on Feb 6, 1889 at Hilton; Methodist; Rev. H. M. McQueen; Principal=Ida May Valleau8
William "Earl" Ames b. 15 Feb 1890, d. 12 Oct 1903
Jesse Stephen Ames+ b. 28 Aug 1891, d. 20 Jun 1976
Baby Ames b. 11 Oct 1897, d. 11 Oct 1897
Emma Myrtle Marie Ames+ b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 26 Mar 1988
Citations
[S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
[S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
[S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
[S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
[S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
[S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
[S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
[S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #008765.
[S42] Brighton Ensign.
[S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
[S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 6.
[S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 15.
[S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 25.
[S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
[S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown repository.
Inscriptions:
On reverse: Ralph Ames 1931 Traveler for Pedlar People Ltd. Died 02 Mar 1947
Publisher:
Hugh Donald Latimer
Place of Publication:
Orland, Ontario
Date of Original:
1931
Date Of Event:
1931
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, Ralph Ambrose
Corporate Name(s):
Latimer General Store
Local identifier:
abdap_libc-006
Collection:
The Latimer Collection
Language of Item:
English
  • 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:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original:
Brighton Public Library, Codrington Branch
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Ralph Ambrose Ames
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Ralph Ambrose Ames


Born: 30 August 1865
Died: 02 March 1947
Parents: Stephen Ames and Mary Jane Woof
Marriage: 06 February 1889 Ida May Valleau
Occupation: Carpenter, builder, sales representative for Pedlar People Ltd.