William "Maurice" 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: 28 pril 1873
Died: 22 May 1941
Parents: Stephen Ames and Mary Jane Woof
Marriage: 13 September 1897 Alice Gertrude McColl
Occupation: Farmer at Codrington
Notes:
Genealogical information used with permission courtesy Dan Buchanan, www.treesbydan.com

Father*: Stephen Ames b. 18 Feb 1837, d. 23 Sep 1910
•Mother*: Mary Jane Woof b. 19 Oct 1843, d. 12 Dec 1909
•Birth*: 28 April 1873; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1873 per Memorial. Date Apr 1873 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Apr 28 1873 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1873 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1873 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1873 & location Brighton Twp. per marr. reg'n.1,2,3,4,5,6
•Marriage*: 13 September 1897; Parsonage, Wooler, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: William Maurice Ames, 24; Residence: Brighton; Occupation: Carpenter; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; Bride: Gertrude Mccoll, 22; Residence: Brighton Twp.; Parents: Hugh Mccoll & Iona Scott; Witness: Eileen Horton of Trenton; Date: Sep 13, 1897; Religion: Methodist; Perfromed by: Rev. George Horton; Principal=Alice Gertrude McColl7
•Death*: 22 May 1941; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1941 per Memorial. "Obituary - Maurice Ames: ... Codrington, Thursday, May 22, 1941 .. heart attack ... Maurice Ames, son of Stephen Ames and Mary Woof ... in his 69th year ... lived in Orser neighbourhood ... capenter .. skillful and industrious tradesman and took great pride in his work ... wife Gertrude McColl ... sons Howard of Codrington and Oscar of Toronto ... daughters Helen Goheen of Orland and Mrs. John Drewry of Toronto ... grandchildren William and Robert Goheen; William, Gwen and Maurice Drewry; Doris Ames ... brother Ralph of Bowmanville ... service at Codrington United Church ... Rev. J. A. Plant ... intement at Mount Olivet ... " Brighton Ensign, May 29, 1941
Trenton Courier Advocate, May 29 1941: Ames, William M., died May 22 1941 (Newspaper Index, Trenton Public Library)8,6
•Burial*: 25 May 1941; 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 shows: Maurice Ames, Born: 1873, Died: 1941, Age: 68y, Husband of Gertrude McColl, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: see Gertrude Ames.9,6
•Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 8 at 1881 Census: see Stephen Ames10
•Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 18 at 1891 Census: see Stephen Ames11
•Misc*: 1896; Farmer & Business Directory 1896, Codrington, Ontario; Ames, Morris, Codrington, Conc 7 Lot 33 Brighton Twp
•Census: before 24 April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 27 at 1901 Census: see Stephen Ames. Hellen was born on 24 April so Census was taken before that since she is not included with William and Alice.12
•Residence*: 2 October 1905; Conc 8 Lot 32, Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Records show that Philander S Orser & wife sold 100 acres (E 1/2) to Maurice Ames for $5,00013
•Note: 23 September 1910; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for father Stephen Ames' death reg'n
•Census: 5 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 38 at 1911 Census: Ames, Maurice, 38, b. Ont. April 1873, Irish, Meth., farmer, married; Gertrude, 36, b. Ont. Sept 1874, Scot., Meth., married; Hellen, 10, b. April 1901, Irish, daughter; Howard, 9, b. May 1902, son; Oscar, 6, b. Sept. 1904, son; Laura, 2, b. July 1908, daughter (1911 Census Image on Archive Canada Web site: Codrington, page. 4, line 19)(Conc 8, Lot 32, West Half)4
•Residence: 5 June 1911; Conc 8 Lot 32, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1911 Census: Conc 8, Lot 32, West Half, Brighton Twp.4
•Note*: 1912; Mount Olivet, Northumberland Co., Ontario; The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington show a piece as follows: "Codrington - Mrs. Maruice Ames has sold their farm to Grant Goodfellow for $6,500"14
•Note: 10 May 1912; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; "Codrington: M. Ames and S. McColl are spending the summer in Saskatoon .... building two houses ... " from The Brighton Ensign, May 10, 1912, seen on micrfilm at The Ontario Archives, Jan 4, 20018
•Residence: 19 December 1912; Conc 8 Lot 32, Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Records show that Maurice Ames sold 100 acres (W 1/2) to Charels J. Goodfellow for $9,00013
•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", west of Richards St. to Willaim M. Ames. ITS Date Mar 31 1924.13
•Residence: 12 November 1926; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11380) show that Maurice Ames and wife sold the north part of Codrington Village Lot 6 to James G. Hardy and Bessie I. Hardy. ITS Date Nov 12 1926.13
•Residence: 22 November 1926; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Lot 6, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 11396) show that Eliza J. McColl sold the south part of Codrington Village Lot 6 to William M. Ames. ITS Date Nov 22 1926.
Note: Maurice Ames had married Gertrude McColl, step-daughter of Eliza Jane (Richards, Cooney) McColl. Now Maurice owned both parts of Lot 6.13
•Residence: 25 April 1927; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of Hugh McColl, his father-in-law - per Hugh Mccoll's Death Reg'n.15
•Residence: 31 January 1929; Conc 8 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 12509) show that Alciberis Van Blaricom sold part of the center part of the North 12 acres of Lot 3, Conc. 8 to Robert Barrett Ryckman, Alciberis Van Blaricom, John Kemp, Maurice Ames, John Dinner, Grant Goodfellow, William Goodfellow, James Henry Ross, Harry Reddom, Kenneth Gladstone Ames, Harper Peister, Trustees of Codrington Congregation of the Untied Church of Canada. ITS Date Jan 31 1929. Reg'd. Date Sep 25 1936.13
•Note: circa 1930; Brighton Twp., Orland, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Maurice Ames appears in The Latimer Photos, taken by Hugh Latimer at his father's General Store in Orland, c. 1930. (Latimer Photos, Codrington Public Library)16
•Note: 25 April 1930; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Ames were pleasantly surprised on Sunday evening when their son Howard and daughter Mrs Ray Goheen, arrived home from Detroit, it being the first time in 8 years the family have all been at home at once."
"Mrs. Ray Goheen and little sons accompanied by her mother, Mrs. Howard Ames, all of Detroit, motored to their parents home on Saturday night ... " (Howard Ames is Hellen's brother, per first item)
Both items from The Brighton Ensign, Friday, April 25, 1930, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, May 10, 20018


Family: Alice Gertrude McColl b. 26 Sep 1874, d. 22 Sep 1951
•Marriage*: 13 September 1897; Parsonage, Wooler, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Registration: William Maurice Ames, 24; Residence: Brighton; Occupation: Carpenter; Parents: Stephen Ames & Mary Woof; Bride: Gertrude Mccoll, 22; Residence: Brighton Twp.; Parents: Hugh Mccoll & Iona Scott; Witness: Eileen Horton of Trenton; Date: Sep 13, 1897; Religion: Methodist; Perfromed by: Rev. George Horton; Principal=Alice Gertrude McColl7
•Mary "Hellen" Ames+ b. 24 Apr 1901, d. 5 Apr 1996
•Hugh "Howard" Ames+ b. 24 May 1902, d. 29 Apr 1962
•Oscar Borden Ames+ b. 21 Sep 1904, d. 18 Feb 1963
•Anna "Laura" Ames+ b. 22 Jul 1908, d. 21 May 1980
•Donald Stephen Ames b. 16 May 1917, d. 23 Jul 1917


Citations
1.[S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
2.[S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
3.[S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
4.[S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
5.[S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
6.[S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
7.[S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #006769.
8.[S42] Brighton Ensign.
9.[S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
10.[S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 8.
11.[S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 18.
12.[S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 27.
13.[S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
14.[S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film.
15.[S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
16.[S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown
Inscriptions:
On reverse: Maurice Ames 1932 Died May 22, 1941
Publisher:
Hugh Donald Latimer
Place of Publication:
Orland, Ontario
Date of Original:
1932
Date Of Event:
1932
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, William Maurice
Corporate Name(s):
Latimer General Store
Local identifier:
adbap_libc-009
Collection:
The Latimer Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 44.03342
    Latitude: 44.03342 Longitude: -77.73279
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 44.16682
    Latitude: 44.16682 Longitude: -77.7995
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 44.13342
    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
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William "Maurice" Ames
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William "Maurice" Ames


Born: 28 pril 1873
Died: 22 May 1941
Parents: Stephen Ames and Mary Jane Woof
Marriage: 13 September 1897 Alice Gertrude McColl
Occupation: Farmer at Codrington