Branch County, Michigan, Family Sketches
An American Adventure
Ames - In 1860, Cyrus Ames, wife Susan Zeluff, and their children were living in Bronson, Branch County, Michigan. By 1866, Cyrus Ames had relocated to Lagrange County, Indiana and was married to Susannah Booher. Cyrus and Susannah were living in Clay Township, Lagrange County in 1870 with Cyrus' son Benjamin Ames, Susannah's children James Booher and Isabelle Booher, and Charles Ames, the son of Cyrus and Susannah.

Daughter Emma Helen Ames married Robert Harvey, a noted historian and surveyor in Nebraska; daughter Mary Elizabeth Ames married John F. Musser, making her home in Auglaize County, Ohio