NameCyrus AMES
Birthabt 1819, probably New York864
Residence1860, Bronson, Branch County, Michigan864 Age: 41
Residence1866, Lagrange County, Indiana1694 Age: 47
Deathbetween 1870 and 1880, Lagrange County, Indiana2116,1442 Age: 51
BurialMiller Cemetery, Newbury Township, Lagrange County, Indiana1863, p. 535.
Birthabt 1823, probably New York864
Deathbetween 1860 and 1866864,1694 Age: 37
Marriageprobably 1842 or 1843, probably New York864
ChildrenWilliam (~1844-)
 Marinda (~1849-)
 Minerva (1850-~1923)
 Benjamin (~1853-)
 Emma Helen (~1855-1926)
 Mary Elizabeth (~1857-1916)
Birth29 Nov 1832, Ohio3100
Death18 Jul 1908, Klacking Township, Ogemaw County, Michigan3100 Age: 75
Burial21 Jul 1908, Coleman, Midland County, Michigan3100
Marriage27 Feb 1866, Lagrange County, Indiana1694
ChildrenCharles (~1868-)
Notes for Cyrus AMES

Birth:864 Birth year of 1819 estimated based on age (41 years) given in 1860 census enumeration.

Birth Place:
1860 U.S. Census:864 New York
1870 U.S. Census:1442 Vermont
1880 U.S. Census, son Charles father’s birthplace:2116 Vermont
1916 Death Certificate of daughter Mary Elizabeth:317 New York
1926 Death Certificate of daughter Emma Helen:1344 New York

1833 to 1860 Branch County, Michigan Deeds:2204 Cyrus Ames not located in the Deed records 1833-1860 of Branch County, Michigan.

1844 to 1849 Possible Residence:864 Based on birthplaces of children as given in the 1860 census, the family moved from New York to Michigan during these years.

1849 to 1851 Possible Residence:864 Based on birthplaces of children as given in the 1860 census, the family may have moved from Michigan to Indiana during these years.

1853 Possible Residence:864 Family back in Michigan for birth of Benjamin.

1860 U.S. Census:864
Branch County, Michigan (Bronson)
Enumerated 5 and 6 June 1860
Cyrus Ames •• 41, male, carpenter, real estate value $300, personal property value $200, born in New York
Susan •• 37, female, born in Pennsylvania
William •• 16, male, born in New York
Marinda •• 11, female, born in Indiana
Manerva •• 9, female, born in Michigan
Benjamin F. •• 7, male born in Michigan
Helen •• 5, female, born in Michigan
Mary E. •• 3, female, born in Michigan
Michael O’Conner •• 34, male, ditcher, born in Ireland

1860-1885 Lagrange County, Indiana Deeds:2195 Cyrus Ames not located in the Deed Record Grantee Index, 1860-1885 of Lagrange County, Indiana.

1866 Second Marriage:1694 Cyrus Ames married Susannah Booher on 27 February 1866 in Lagrange County, Indiana.

1870 U. S. Census:1442
Lagrange County, Indiana (Clay Township)
Enumerated 30 August 1870
Cyrus Ames •• 50, male, white, farmer, no real estate or personal property value given, born in Vermont, mother foreign born, has right to vote
Susan •• 39, female, white, farmer's wife, born in Ohio
Benjamin F. •• 16, male, white, farm laborer, born in Michigan
Charlie •• 2, male, white, born in Indiana
James W. Booher •• 16, male, white, farm laborer, born in Ohio
Isabelle Booher •• 8, female, white, attends school, born in Indiana
Daughter Minerva, age 19, enumerated as a housekeeper in the household of John Craig, farmer, Lima Township.

Death Prior to 1880:2116 Second wife Susan Booher Ames enumerated as "widowed" in the 1880 census, Clay Township, Lagrange County, Indiana.

Tombstone:1863, p. 535. Miller Cemetery, Newbury Township, Lagrange County, Indiana. [Note: Daughter and son-in-law Minerva and Eppah Robbins buried in same cemetery.]
Cyrus Ames
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