Frederick "Walter" Ames


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Creator:
Hugh Donald Latimer October 12, 1910 to May 10, 1986, Photographer
Media Type:
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Genealogical Resource
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Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Born: 03 February 1866
Died: 31 May 1935
Parents: James Richardson Ames and Elizabeth Woof
Marriage: 13 December 1890 Linnie Alberta King
Occupation: Farmer, north side of Codrington
Notes:
Genealogical information used with permission courtesy Dan Buchanan, www.treesbydan.com

•Father*: James Richardson Ames b. 28 Apr 1842, d. 2 May 1926
•Mother*: Elizabeth "Lizzie" Woof b. 19 Mar 1841, d. 30 Sep 1871
•Birth*: 3 February 1866; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1866 per Memorial. Date Feb 3 1866 & location Brighton Twp. per Death Reg'n. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1921 Census. Date Feb 1866 & location Ont. per 1911 Census. Date Feb 3 1866 & 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.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
•Marriage*: 13 December 1890; Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#004993: Groom: Frederick Walter Ames; Age: 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; Status: bachelor; Occ.: farmer; James & Elizabeth Ames; Bride: Linnie Albert King; Age: 20; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Nelson & Martha King; Wit.: Oliver Duprau & Maud Perry, Belleville; Date: Dec 13, 1890; Place: Belleville; Rel.: Meth.; Performed by: L. A. Duprau (Ontario Marriage Registration, #004993-1891, ancestry.com)
Note: No Reg'n. date in Registration - a note I had from somewhere said "Registered in 1891"??; Principal=Linnie Alberta King9
•Death*: 31 May 1935; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#025610: Name: Frederick Walter Ames; Date: May 31 1935; Age: 69y 3m; Res.: Codrington, res. 44 yrs.; Born: Brighton Twp., Feb 3 - ; Status: widowed; Occ.: farmer; Parents: James Ames, b. Ont. & Elizabeth Woof, b. Ont.; Inf.: Mr. Lloyd Ames, Codrington, son; Cause: heart failure; Phys.: H. Clark, Brighton; Burial: Brighton Twp., Jun 3 1935; Und.: A. D. Bennett, Campbellford; Reg'd.: Jun 2 1935; Reg'r.: Fred O. Wade (Ontario Death Registration, #025610-1935, ancestry.com)
"Death claimed one of our highly respected citizens, Mr. Walter Ames, who passed suddenly away, Friday evening from a heart attack at the home of his son Mr. Lloyd Ames. The service was conducted with Masonic honours in Codrington United Church on Monday afternoon and then proceeded to Mount Olivet Cemetery for burial." Brighton Ensign, Friday June 7, 1935
"Obituary - The Late Frederick Walter Ames: Death came suddenly on Friday evening to Frederick Walter Ames, a well known and highly respected resident of Codrington, Brighton Twp. Mr. Ames had been about the farm as usual during the day and was suddenly stricken while sitting at the supper table. Deceased was in his 70th year and was born in Brighton Twp., being a son of the late James Ames and Elizabeth Woof. He is survived by three sons Kenneth of Campbellford, Lloyd of Codrington and Vernon of Hamilton and one daughter, Mrs. Harry Jaques of Codrington. Mrs. Russell Mellville of Campbellford is a sister fo the deceased and John and William Ames of Codrington are brothers. ... Rev. Mr. Flatt ... Mount Olivet ... " Brighton Ensign, June 7, 1935
Trenton Courier Advocate, June 6 1935: Ames, Frederick W., died May 31, 1935 (Newspaper Index at Trenton Library)10,11
•Burial*: 31 May 1935; Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) At Rest; F. Walter Ames; 1866 - 1935; Linnie A. King; Wife of F. W. Ames; 1871 - 1928; Their son Minton J.' 1894 - 1895 (Mount Olivet Cemetery, Brighton Twp.)
CEMSearch shows: F. Walter Ames, Born: 1866, Died: 1935, Husband of Linnie A. King, Mount Olivet Cemetery, Other names: Linnie A. Ames, Morton J. Ames8,12
•Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 6 at 1871 Census: see James Ames13
•Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 15 at 1881 Census: see James R. Ames14
•Residence: 1 November 1890; Conc 9 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records show that James H. King sold the south east 56 acres of Lot 3, Concession 9 to Frederick W. (Walter) Ames for $3,103.15
•Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 25 at 1891 Census: Ames, Walter 25 farmer, Eunice 2016
•Residence: 25 April 1895; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of son Minton James Ames.6
•Misc*: 1896; Conc 9 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1896 Directory: Ames, Walter, Codrington, Conc 9 Lot 3 Brighton Twp
•Census*: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 35 at 1901 Census: Ames, Walter, 35, b. Ont. Feb 3 1866, Eng., Meth., farmer, married; Linnie A., 29, b. Ont. Apr 30 1871, Ger., Meth., married; Vern N., 8, b. Sep 17 1892, Eng., son; Ollie, 4, b. Apr 14, 1897, daughter; Kenneth G., 1, b. May 23 1899, son; Bell, Addie, 62, b. Feb 24 1839, domestic servant (1901 Census: Brighton Twp., dist 95, sub-dist. a-6, pg. 1, line 12, T-6485 - Conc 9, pt. Lot 3)17
•Census: April 1901; Conc 9 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1901 Census: Conc 9, Lot 3, Brighton Twp.1
•Residence: 6 February 1902; Conc 9 Lot 3, Brighton Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant N7072) show that James Sutherland sold 54 acres of land in the south part of the wet half of Lot 3, Conc 9 (south of land sold to David Nelson King) to Frederick W. Ames. ITS Date Feb 6 1902.
Note: The grantee is Walter Ames, husband of Linnie King and father of Lloyd Ames, my maternal grandfather. After purchasing the main King farm on the west side of the road he was accumulating land around it to make up the 350 acre farm I knew in the 1960's.
Note: This is the land north of the swail which would later become part of the McGee farm.15
•Residence*: 17 April 1902; Conc 9 Lot 2, Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Records show that William Usher & wife and David Stuart & wife sold the east parcel of land (130 acres except 50 sold to D.N. King) of Lot 2 to Frederick W. Ames for $3705.
The entire east 100 of Lot 2 had been owned by Thomas B. Wragg as early as 1874 due to various transactions which named his children (Thomas & Amelia) as Grantees and Grantors. Charles Bell and Albert Robinson were also involved along the way.
Note: The County Survey of 1875 shows T. B. Wragg as the owner of the east half of Lot 2.15
•Residence: 7 January 1904; Conc 9 Lot 4, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (Grant 7372) show that William R. Losie & wife sold 100 acres of Conc 9, Lot 4 to Walter Ames for $2,000. ITS Date: Jan 7 1904; Reg'n. Date: Jan 9 1904 (Ontario Land Registry Records, Ontario Archives)15
•Census: 8 June 1911; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 45 at 1911 Census: Ames, Walter, 45, b. Ont. Feb 1866, Irish, Meth., farmer, married; Linnie, 40, b. Ont. April 1871, Eng., Meth., married; Vern, 18, b. Sept 1893, Irish, Student, son; Ollie, 15, b. April 1896, daughter; Kenneth, 12, b. May 1899, son; Lloyd, 8, b. Nov 1902, son; Bell, Adaline, 75, b. Ont. Feb 1836, Ger., Meth., Aunt, single (Conc 9, Lot 3, East Half) (1911 Census Image on Archives Canada Web Site: Codrington, page 6, line 34)
Note: Addie Bell is shown as a domestic in the 1901 Census, also living with Walter Ames. Is she a relative??5
•Residence: 8 June 1911; Conc 9 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1911 Census: Conc 9, Lot 3, West Half, Brighton Twp.5
•Note: 12 January 1912; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Valleau of Saskatchewan are visiting Mr. Walter Ames and other friends around here." from The Brighton Ensign, Jan 12, 1912, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Jan 4, 200110
•Note: 19 April 1912; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: The sugar-making season will soon be over. Messrs. King and Ames have made over a hundred gallons of syrup." from The Brighton Ensign, Apr 19, 1912, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Jan 4, 200110
•Note: 15 October 1914; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage of his sister, Minnie (Ames) Mitchell to Russell Melville was held at the home of Walter Ames.
•Note: 1915; Cod Field, Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "When a battalion was being transferred from Brighton to Campbellford they stopped in the field behind the present Carmen Ruttan residence for supper, which was provided by the Institute ladies. Lloyd Ames recalls that his father's watering trough was a blessing to the horses that pulled the mess wagons, also to the many tired feet. At this point there was an exchange of horses for the balance of the trip. John Goodfellow remembers, as a little boy, following the marchers as far as the 8th concession, when the teacher led her pupils back to Mount Olivet School.." From Pg 75 of As The Crow Flies by Mrs. Leona M. Austin, Mika Publishing, 1975
... and also ....
"In 1915 a contingent of soldiers marched from Brighton to Campbellford where they entrained for Belleville. when they arrived inb Codrington at noon, they stopped in the field south of the Walter Ames home, west of Carman Ruttan's present residence. Here the soldiers removed their socks and boots and washed their feet in the watering trough. Tents were set up and the officeers at chicken, the soldiers ate ?? . Ames' kitchen table was used for the food. Codrington ladies supplied cakes and ?? for their desert. Fresh horses were supplied by Codrington men to drive the mess waggon on to Campbellford. As a small school boy, John Goodfellow remembers following behind with teacher Maggie Jordan and the other students, as they marched on to the train and the students returned to Mount Olivet." (from "The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington", copied from microfilm Reel #3, Metro Toronto Reference Library, Nov 2007)
Note: These lines are hand written in spaces around pictures and newspaper articles about WWI. There is no signature but I assume they were written by Margaret (Atkinson) Goodfellow, who was much involved in working on "The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington", and was the wife of the John Goodfellow mentioned in the story.18
•Note: 18 January 1918; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foster of Buffalo were the guests of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Ames recently." from The Brighton Ensign, January 18, 1918, seen on microfilm at The Ontario Archives, Feb 7, 200110
•Census: 8 June 1921; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 55 at 1921 Census: Ames, Walter, 55, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., farmer, married; L. A.(f), 50, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., married; Lloyd, 18; Bell, Addie, 86, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Eng., Meth., aunt, single; Fowler, Jessie, 19, b. Ont., p.b. Eng. & Ont., Eng., Meth., domestic, single (1921 Census: Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., dist. 107, sub-dist. 6, pg. 4, line 13 - ancestry.com)
Note: "Addie Bell" is an aunt; her sister, Priscilla Bell m. Frederick Pickle & their dau. Martha m. David Nelson King, their dau. was Linnie King, wife of Walter Ames.7
•Note: 17 June 1921; Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington - Mr. Walter Ames made his regular triip to Belleville on Saturday last to attend the Board of Trade. They had a record trip home, leaving Belleville at 3:10 and arriving home OK at 4:40 pm." from The Brighton Ensign, June 17, 1921, seen on microfilm at The Trenton Public Library10
•Note*: 1922; Ames Farm, Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; See Note, James Richardson Ames
•Note: 1922; Walter Ames Farm, Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Pictures of Farm Work & Machinery. The Tweedsmuir Histories of Codrington show a page of small pictures taken in 1922 of farm scenes at the Walter Ames farm in Codrington.
•Note: 23 May 1924; Stockdale United Church, Stockdale, Northumberland Co., Ontario; "Codrington: Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ames attended the opening services at the new Stockdale Church in Sunday evening." from The Brighton Ensign, May 23, 1924, see at The Ontario Archives, Jan 3, 200110
•Residence: 2 May 1926; Brighton Twp., Codrington, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Informant for Death Reg'n. of his father James Richardson Ames.6
•Residence: 21 August 1931; Conc 9 Lot 3, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Resgistry Records show that Frederick W. Ames (widower) sold 57 acres of E. 1/2 to Clarence L. Ames for "Nat'l Love & Aff." and $1.00.15
•Residence: 21 August 1931; Conc 9 Lot 4, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records show that Walter Ames sold 60 acres of N 1/2 to Clarence L. Ames15


Family: Linnie Alberta King b. 30 Apr 1871, d. 11 Sep 1928
•Marriage*: 13 December 1890; Belleville, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#004993: Groom: Frederick Walter Ames; Age: 25; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; Status: bachelor; Occ.: farmer; James & Elizabeth Ames; Bride: Linnie Albert King; Age: 20; Res. & Born: Brighton Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Nelson & Martha King; Wit.: Oliver Duprau & Maud Perry, Belleville; Date: Dec 13, 1890; Place: Belleville; Rel.: Meth.; Performed by: L. A. Duprau (Ontario Marriage Registration, #004993-1891, ancestry.com)
Note: No Reg'n. date in Registration - a note I had from somewhere said "Registered in 1891"??; Principal=Linnie Alberta King9
•Vernon Nelson "Vern" Ames+ b. 19 Sep 1892, d. 30 Apr 1977
•Minton James Ames b. 5 Oct 1894, d. 18 Apr 1895
•Ollie Bell Ames+ b. 14 Apr 1896, d. 14 Jul 1970
•Kenneth Gladstone Ames+ b. 23 May 1899, d. 20 Jul 1962
•Clarence "Lloyd" Ames+ b. 21 Nov 1902, d. 3 Mar 1993


Citations
1.[S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
2.[S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
3.[S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
4.[S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
5.[S60] Unknown author, 1911 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
6.[S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
7.[S121] Unknown author, 1921 Census.
8.[S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
9.[S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #004993-1891.
10.[S42] Brighton Ensign.
11.[S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #025610-1935.
12.[S39] Unknown name of person unknown record type, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
13.[S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 6.
14.[S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 15.
15.[S46] Unknown location, Ontario Land Registry Records; unknown film.
16.[S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 25.
17.[S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 35.
18.[S52] Unknown location, Tweedsmuir Histories; unknown film
Inscriptions:
On reverse: Walter Ames 1930 Died May 31st 1935 Buried at Mt. Olivet 69th year

Ink stamp: Finished in One Day at Simmons' Drug Store Front Street Trenton
Publisher:
Hugh Donald Latimer
Place of Publication:
Orland, Ontario
Date of Original:
1930
Date Of Event:
1930
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, Frederick Walter
Corporate Name(s):
Latimer General Store ; Simmons Drug Store
Local identifier:
abdap_libc-013
Language of Item:
English
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Frederick "Walter" Ames


Born: 03 February 1866
Died: 31 May 1935
Parents: James Richardson Ames and Elizabeth Woof
Marriage: 13 December 1890 Linnie Alberta King
Occupation: Farmer, north side of Codrington