Valentine Ames

Valentine Ames (Eames) (abt. 1814-1865) was born about 1814 in Maine. He was the son of Justus Ames and Betsy Hudson. He married Sabra Coombs on 12 Aug. 1838 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine; separated. He married Susannah Repple Daniels on 17 Mar. 1858 in Calhoun Co., Illinois. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 19 Nov. 1837 on the North Fox Island, Hancock Co., Maine. He died 24 Mar. 1865.

Footnotes

Valentine Ames (LCYS-V1R), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 10 Aug. 2022). Valentine Ames, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/valentine-ames, accessed 10 Aug. 2022). 1850 U.S. Census, Kirtland, Lake Co., Ohio, Valentine Ames; FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Aug. 2022). "Illinois, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com, accessed 11 Aug. 2022); Justus Ames, 21 May 1861, Warren Co., Illinois, p. 66; citing “Illinois County, District and Probate Courts." "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 12 Aug. 2022); Justus Eama Junr and Betsy Hudson, 9 Dec. 1813, Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, p. 426; citing Vinalhaven, Maine, Town Clerk, image 233/837; DGS 7596929. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 11 Aug. 2022); Valentine Ames and Sabra Coombs, 12 Aug. 1838, Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, p. 306; citing Vinalhaven, Maine, Town Clerk, “Town and vital records, 1785-1892,” image 319/837; DGS 7596929. 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 18 Aug. 2022). "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 22 Aug. 2022); Valentine Ames and Susannah Repple Daniels, 17 Mar. 1858, Calhoun Co., Illinois, p. 93; citing Calhoun County, Illinois, Clerk of the County Court, image 116/631; DGS 7615045. "Index to deeds, 1831-1898; deed records, 1817-1908," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 22 Aug. 2022); Betsy Ames, 4 Sep. 1863, Warren Co., Illinois, p. 480-481; citing Warren County, Illinois, Recorder of Deeds, image 526/615; DGS 8567036. "Civil War Pensions," database with images, Fold3 (https://fold3.com, accessed 22 Aug. 2022); Valentine Ames, death, 24 Mar. 1865, Illinois, application no. 153104; citing NARA T289, "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861-1900."

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  • Page 336

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    he lives in 1 mile of Greenfield, he wished to put in 400 bushels of wheat for the Temple September 5, 1844 ~ Thursday 5th Rode to Yrick Tavern took dinner had an interview with Mrs Alney. learned that Wm & Wilson Law had just passed before us, we rode to Mr Kimballs from Maine & spent the night September 6, 1844 ~ Friday 6th Rode across the Prairie swamped our horses, took breakfast at
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    September 5, 1844 September 6, 1844 September 7, 1844 September 8, 1844
  • Page 182

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

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    December 19, 1837 ~ Tuesday Dec 19th I left Mrs Woodruff at Br Ames and walked in company with Valentine Ames to John Kents we then crossed the theroughfare in a wherry to the south Island I then took the parting hand with Br Valentine who returned home while in the name of Eligah's ^God^ I bend my way to search out the Blood of Ephraim on south Island. O my God assist me I pray in this work. I walked to ...
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    December 19, 1837 December 20, 1837 December 21, 1837 December 22, 1837 December 23, 1837 December 24, 1837 December 25, 1837 December 26, 1837 December 27, 1837
  • Page 29

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

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    April 21, 1838 ~ Saturday April 21. I wrote two letters one to Mrs Woodruff & the other to Elder Nathaniel Holmes & spent the night with Capt Benjn Coombs 2 miles April 22, 1838 ~ Sunday 22 I preached to a large congregation of Gentiles that were filled with unbelief hardness of heart & manifested malace against me & the cause which I advocated but notwithstanding their indignation I bore my last tes- timony unto them of the fulness of the everlasting gospel that ...
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    April 21, 1838 April 22, 1838 April 23, 1838 April 25, 1838 April 26, 1838
  • Page 17

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

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    January 20, 1838 ~ Saturday 22 20 Early in the morning I Baptized two persons viz capt Isaac Crockett & William Merchant. We then walked to Mr John Smith's whare I again met Mrs Woodruff we spent the night at Mr Smiths Distance 8 m January 21, 1838 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday met a large congregation in No 2 for a meeting Elder Ball addressed the people I followed him {The spirit of God rested upon me to a ...
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    January 20, 1838 January 21, 1838 January 22, 1838 January 23, 1838 January 24, 1838 January 25, 1838 January 26, 1838 January 27, 1838 January 28, 1838 January 29, 1838 January 30, 1838 January 31, 1838
  • Page 175

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

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    September 27, 1837 ~ Wednesday Sept 27th I preached at No. 4. Elder Hale Baptized one Mr Jonathan Burgess. We spent the night at Capt John Carvers distance 6 miles September 28, 1837 ~ Thursday 28th Walked to Mr Anthony Coombs. Elder Hale Baptized Mrs Elizabeth Coombs. I Preached at No. 3. to a large congregation. the spirit of God rested upon me. There is much of the ...
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    September 27, 1837 September 28, 1837 September 29, 1837 September 30, 1837 October 1, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837
  • Page 178

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

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    November 10, 1837 ~ Friday NOV 10th I took the parting hand with Mrs. Woodruff & other friends walked to Br Ames from thence in company with Valentine Ames to John Kents we crossed the thoroughfar^e^ to the South Island to Mr Isaac Crocketts I Preached at his house Mr Crockett in some respects is a wonderful man {I dreamed a wonderful dream at his house} In dreams and visions &c distance of the day 7. miles ...
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    November 10, 1837 November 11, 1837 November 12, 1837 November 13, 1837 November 14, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 16, 1837 November 17, 1837 November 18, 1837 November 19, 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,
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    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 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    I do not know as you can find out this letter for I have to write it mostly with my babe in my armes and little Sarah around me – she calls aloud for pa-pa many times in a day but the poor child has no pa to hear her. she is quite lonely like myselfe can you not tell me some thing near when you shall y come home I shall look for you in the fall. I have written you three letters before this since you left this continent and d^i^rected ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 1 March 1838

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    Vinalhaven March 1st. 1838 Beloved Willford According to your request, I seat myse lf this eve to pen a few lines to you after haveing just, returned from father Luces’ (where I have been spending a few days) to brother Amese’s. I passed by brother Stephen Luces’ where the brethren have met for meeting, thinking I would spend the time in writing to you. Brother Ball arrived here last eve, and brought me a billet from you to day which I was ...
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    March 1, 1838
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 1 March 1838

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    but they told him that is was between ministers and they did not wish to meddle with it, but brother Crocket has come over to this district and says that he is more calme than he was. I really hope that he will not procede with his suit for it will only make trouble. I have almost forgotten to tell you that Milton has given up going to Kirt. next spring and wants to come down here in the spring. wants to meet you in Scarborough thinking ...