Ebenezer Ames

Ebenezer Ames (Eames) (abt. 1775-bef. 1850) was born about 1775. He was the son of Justus Ames and Judith Arey. He married Ruth Dyer on 14 Dec. 1796 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 10 Sep. 1837 on the North Fox Island, Hancock Co., Maine. He hosted Wilford Woodruff in 1837, and they met in 1838 in Camden, Waldo Co., Maine. He died before 6 Oct. 1849.

Footnotes

Ebenezer Eames (LCTJ-SWR), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Nov. 2022). Ebenezer Ames, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ebenezer-ames, accessed 15 Nov. 2022). 1840 U.S. Census, the Town of Camden, Waldo Co., Maine, p. 208, Eben. Ames; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 16 Nov. 2022). Rufus Coombs Ames, Rufus Coombs Ames Diary 1861-1885 (https://www.librarycamden.org/wp-content/uploads/Rufus-C-Ames-Diary-transcript-pgs-1-41.pdf, accessed 16 Nov. 2022). "Deeds 1791-1861; index 1791-1864," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 16 Nov. 2022); Justius Eames to Ebenezer Eames, 2 Apr. 1810, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 449; citing Hancock County (Maine), Register of Deeds, image 253/597; DGS 8128226. Charles A. E. Long, Matinicus Isle, Its Story and Its People (Lewiston, Maine: Lewiston Journal Printshop, 1926), p. 133; digital images, GoogleBooks (https://books.google.com, accessed 16 Nov. 2022). "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Nov. 2022); Ebenezer Eames and Ruth Dyer, marriage, 14 Dec. 1796, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 419; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 230/837; DGS 7596929. "Records of deeds, 1828-1896; indexes to deeds, 1827-1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Nov. 2022); Ruth Ames, 5 Oct. 1849, Camden, Waldo Co., Maine, p. 109; citing Waldo County (Maine), Register of Deeds, image 373/602; DGS 8297054.

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  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    April 17, 1838 ~ Tuesday April 17th [FIGURES] I walked in company with Mrs Woodruff to the thoroughfare & assisted her in going on board the mail boat bound for Camden that she might there take the steem boat Bangor to Portland she went on board the mailboat at 8 oclock AM. in company with Sisters Whitley & Pease & Brother Ebenezer Ames with some other company I here parted with Phebe & retired from the abodes ...
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    April 17, 1838 April 18, 1838 April 19, 1838 April 20, 1838
  • Page 19

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    February 7, 1838 ~ Wednesday Feb 7th Spent the day at Br Ames in writing February 8, 1838 ~ Thursday 8 Spent the day in visiting friends and held a prayer meeting at Br Sterrett's returned to Br Ames 7 m February 9, 1838 ~ Friday 9 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Sister Rhoda Scamman and sent her $5. dollars spent the night at Br Ames February 10, 1838 ~ Saturday ...
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    February 7, 1838 February 8, 1838 February 9, 1838 February 10, 1838 February 11, 1838 February 12, 1838 February 13, 1838 February 14, 1838 February 15, 1838 February 16, 1838 February 17, 1838 February 18, 1838
  • Page 173

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    & seventies, esspecially, Kimble, Hide, Goodson & others in England. Of Page & Blakesley on Canida & many others we thought and spake of. While filled with these meditations, & the Promises of GOD, we fell upon our knees and thanked the God of heaven, & Prayed for all Israel, not forgetting the Church of Latter Day Saints, head nor foot. We plead with God for Joseph, & for all the Elders and ...
    Dates:
    September 6, 1837 September 7, 1837 September 8, 1837 September 9, 1837 September 10, 1837 September 11, 1837
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    November 20, 1837 ~ Monday NOV. 20.th I wrote a letter to Elder Don C. Smith at Kirtland I forwarded him 13 subscribers for the Elders Journal of the Church of Latter Day Saints. I gave an account of 17 members of the Church on fox Islands I also forwarded $10 dollars of subscription money for the Elders Journal from the following persons. Justus Ames $1, Stephen Luce Esq $1, Cyrus ...
    Dates:
    November 20, 1837 November 21, 1837 November 22, 1837 November 23, 1837 November 24, 1837 November 25, 1837 November 26, 1837 November 27, 1837 November 28, 1837 November 29, 1837
  • Page 52

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    July 27, 1838 ~ Friday July 27 I laboured for sister Foss July 28, 1838 ~ Saturday 28. I spent the day at father Carters in writing July 29, 1838 ~ Sunday 29 I rode to Buxton in company with sister Foss I spent the day with Elder James Townsend I had a plesent interview with him I returned & spent the night at fathers Carters 16 July 30, 1838 ~ ...
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    July 27, 1838 July 28, 1838 July 29, 1838 July 30, 1838 July 31, 1838 August 2, 1838 August 2, 1838 August 3, 1838
  • Page 46

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL tember, and these were the first baptisms performed by proper authority upon any of the islands of the sea (to my know- ledge) in this dispensation. Before we left Kirtland some of the leading apostates there had tried to discourage Brother Hale about going upon his mission, telling him he would never baptize any one, and he had better remain at home. When Captain Eames offered himself for baptism, I told Brother Hale to go and baptize him, and prove ...
  • Page 15

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    his flock. The first two we baptized was a sea Captain & his wife by the name of Justis Eames Brother Johnathan H Hale went down into the sea and baptized them on Sunday the 3rd of Sept the first ever baptized upon any Island of the Sea in this dispensation to my knowledge, and on the next sabbath I baptized his Brother Ebenezar Eames another Sea Captain and a young Lady. Mr Newton the Baptist Minister now commenced ...
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    September 3, 1837
  • Page 16

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] us to the meeting-house, where we met a large congregation, none of whom knew who we were, or anything about our profession, except the minister. Elder Hale and I went to the stand, and I arose with peculiar feelings and addressed the congregation for one hour, taking for my text Galatians i. 8–9. This was the first time that I or any other elder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had ...
    Dates:
    September 3, 1837 September 17, 1837