Ames/Eames

Name meaning: Derived from the French word "Amie" a friend or Beloved, or the Hebrew "Amos", a burden.

Thomas Eames

b.1525 of Dorsetshire, England; s/o parents ukn
d.1607 England
m.bef.1550; Joan _______
b.1525 of Dorsetshire, England; d/o parents ukn
d.June 7, 1587

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Eames b.1548 d.June 25, 1618

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Thomas Eames

b.1548 of Fordington, St. George, Dorchester, Dorset, England; s/o Thomas and Joan Eames
d.June 25, 1618 Fordington, St. George, Dorchester, Dorset, England
m.June 26, 1573 Fordington, St. George, Dorchester, Dorset, England; Millicent ______
b.1552 Fordington, St. George, Dorchester, Dorset, England; d/o ukn
d.May 23, 1614 Fordington, St. George, Dorchester, Dorset, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Alice Eames b.abt.1577 d.June 25, 1618
  2. John Eames b.Jan. 12, 1586
  3. Anne Eames b.abt.1588/1597
  4. Richard Eames b.1590 d.May 5, 1634
  5. Mark Eames b.1592
  6. Anthony Eames b.1595/1600 d.Oct. 6, 1686

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Anthony Eames

b.1595/1600 Fordington, St. George, Dorset, England; s/o Thomas and Millicent Eames
d.Oct. 9, 1686 Hingham, MA
m.1614/1616 St. George, Fordington, Dorset, England; Margary Pierce
b.1599 of Fordington, St. George, Dorset, England; d/o John Pierce
d.Dec. 31, 1662 Marshfield, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Anna Eames b.1614 d.Sept. 1, 1684
  2. Millicent Eames b.1615 St. George, Fordington, Dorset, England d.Feb. 8, 1695 Hingham, Plymouth, Mass. m.May 26, 1635 Charlestown, Suffolk, Mass.; William Sprague
  3. Jonathan [John] Eames b.Jan. 24, 1618 d.Nov. 3, 1641
  4. Mark Eames b.May 1620 d.1693/1698
  5. Persis Eames b.Oct. 28, 1621 prob.d.y.
  6. Hannah [Anna] Eames b.1622 d.June 10, 1692
  7. Elizabeth Eames b.June 13, 1624 d.June 9, 1692
  8. Justus Eames b.April 29, 1627 d.1706
  9. Margary Eames b.Dec. 5, 1630 d.Apr. 7, 1659
  10. Anthony Eames b.1634
  11. Abigail Eames b.1634 d.May 1709
  12. Persis Eames b.Jan. 7, 1645 d.Dec. 31, 1662

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Robert Eames

b.1630 Boxford, MA; parents ukn
d.July 22, 1693 Boxford, MA
m.1661 Andover, MA Rebecca Blake

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Ames b.Oct. 11, 1670

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John Ames

b.Oct. 11, 1670 Andover, MA; s/o Robert Eames and Rebecca Blake
d.July 9, 1724 Groton, MA [killed by Indians]
m.Nov. 3, 1693 Bradford, MA Priscilla Kimball

CHILDREN included:

  1. Joanna Ames b.March 25, 1695 Groton, MA d.aft.Oct. 29, 1765 m.May 27, 1719 at Groton, MA John Parker

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