Ira Ames (1804-1869) was born 22 Sep. 1804 in Bennington Co., Vermont. He was the son of Ithamer Ames and Hannah Clark. He married Charity Carter. He was baptized Jun. 1832. He served in church leadership positions with Wilford Woodruff. He moved to Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah Territory and died 15 Jan. 1869.
Ira Ames (KWJP-FR4), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch, accessed 4 Feb. 2022. Ira Ames, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/ira-ames, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Ira Ames, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/ira-ames, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).
Excerpt:February 28, 1854 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I received two letters from Ilus & wrote 2 letters to Ilus sent by maill $70 to him I also wrote a letter to J. M. Bernhisel. Mrs Woodruff wrote a long letter to her Father I spent most of the day in the Counsel House March 1, 1854 ~ Wednesday [FIGURE] March 1st 1854 This is my birth day I am 47 years old this day so my days, months ...Dates:February 28, 1854 March 1, 1854 March 2, 1854 March 3, 1854 March 4, 1854 March 5, 1854 March 6, 1854 March 7, 1854
Excerpt:Sept 5 1867 We held a Meeting at 10 oclok Prayer By Bishop Laton O Hyde spoke 55, Capt Hooper spoke 20, Br Shipp 8, & President Young 28 Minutes. we rode to Brigham City to Elder Lorenzo Snows we held a Meeting at at 3 oclok Prayer By Edward Stephenson. O Pratt spoke 11 Minutes John Taylor 20, President Young 13 Minutes [blank] 20.Dates:September 6, 1867 September 7, 1867 September 8, 1867
Excerpt:7th 1860 square. We had a meeting at 6 oclock Prayer By E. Snow. President Young spoke to the People in a vary Edifying manner. I spent the night with Brother Ames also Brother Taylor stoped with me. Wellsville is the largest settlement in the valley containing 555 population 133 men, 861 1/4 acres of wheat &c June 8, 1860 ~ Friday 8 We drove to Logan 10 1/2 miles then toDates:June 8, 1860 June 9, 1860
Excerpt:11th 1860 to assist us to live our religion when we had the gospel of salvation and the Holy Priesthood and it was our fault if we did not live our religion for we had the means of doing so in our hands it would be like our sitting down to a great feast & then ask the Lord to Feed us. Elder Taylor & myself spent the night at Brother Ames June 12, 1860 ~ Tuesday 12 A plesant morning we ...Dates:June 12, 1860