Gurtha Mary AMES

Female 1888 - 1962  (~ 74 years)


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  • Name Gurtha Mary AMES 
    Born May 1888  Orleans County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Jul 1962  Corning, Steuben County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I125043  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2017 

    Father Simeon George AMES,   b. 18 Jan 1859, Ridgeway, Orleans County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1916, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Emma L. ALEXANDER,   b. Apr 1864, Orleans County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1953, Schenectady County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1892 state census of Ridgeway, Orleans County, New York, enumerated as of 16 February 1892:

      - Ames, Simeon, age 321, born U.S., occupation Blacksmith.
      - Ames, Emma, age 27, born U.S.
      - Ames, Gordon, age 5, born U.S.
      - Ames, Gurtha, age 3, born U.S.

    • 1900 census of Corning, Steuben County, New York, enumerated 8 June 1900:

      - Ames, Emma L., age 36, married 14 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born April 1864 in New York, both parents born New York, occupation Dress Maker.
      - Ames, Gordon A., age 13, son, born October 1886 in New York, both parents born New York, occupation At School.
      - Ames, Grotha M., age 12, daughter, born May 1888 in New York, both parents born New York, occupation At School.
      - Alexander, Mary J., age 58, mother, widowed, mother of 4 children, 3 children still living, born October 1841 in New York, both parents born New York.
      - Alexander, Ada, age 23, sister, single, born October 1876 in New York, both parents born New York.

    • 1905 census of Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, enumerated as of 1 June 1905:

      - White, Chas H., age 24, born U.S., occupation Sky Engineer.
      - White, Ada, age 26, wife, born U.S., occupation Housework.
      - White, Harold, age 1, son, born U.S.
      - White, Edw C., age 23, brother, born U.S., occupation Car Conductor.
      - Ames, Gordon, age 18, roomer, born U.S., occupation Clerk, Store.
      - Ames, Bertha, age 17, niece, born U.S., occupation Housework.

    Family ID F41538  Group Sheet

    Family Harry A. VAN PATTEN,   b. 1868, Albany, Albany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1957, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1915 state census of Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, enumerated as of 1 June 1915:

      - White, Charles H., age 34, born U.S., occupation Electrical Engineer.
      - White, Ada M., age 38, wife, born U.S., occupation Housework.
      - White, Harold, age 11, son, born U.S., occupation School.
      - White, Gladus, age 9, daughter, born U.S., occupation School.
      - Ames, Gurtha, age 26, niece, born U.S., occupation Dressmaker.

    • 1920 census of Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, enumerated 20 January 1920:

      - Ames, Gordon A., age 33, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Trainman, Steam Railway.
      - Ames, Louisa, age 33, wife, immigrated to the United States in 1887, naturalized citizen, born England, both parents born England.
      - Ames, Loraine, age 12, daughter, born New York, father born New York, mother born England.
      - Ames, Beatrice, age 8, daughter, born New York, father born New York, mother born England.
      - Ames, Gordon, age 5, son, born New York, father born New York, mother born England.
      - Ames, Gurtha, age 31, sister, single, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Forelady, Electric Works.

    • 1930 census of Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, enumerated 4 April 1930:

      - Van Patten, Harry, age 62, rents the home for $25, first married age 27, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Laborer, Electric Mfg. Polisher.
      - Van Patten, Gurtha, age 41, wife, first married age 35, born New York, both parents born New York.
      - Young, Emma, age 65, mother-in-law, widowed, first married age 20, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Saleslady, Baby Garment.

    • 1940 census of Rotterdam, Schenectady County, New York, enumerated 15 April 1940:

      - Van Patten, Harry A., age 72, owns the home, home value $3,000, completed 8 years of education, born New York, occupation Retired.
      - Van Patten, Gurtha, age 57, wife, completed 8 years of education, born New York.
      - Young, Emma L., age 76, mother-in-law, widowed, completed 4 years of high school, born New York, occupation Saleswoman, Cosmetics.

      All persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Last Modified 13 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F41541  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1888 - Orleans County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jul 1962 - Corning, Steuben County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SCHENECTADY GAZETTE, MONDAY, JULY 30, 1962

      VAN PATTEN - July 26. 1962. at Corning. New York.

      Gurtha Mary Ames Wife of the late Harry Van Patten, formerly of Central avenue.

      Carman: aunt of Miss Beatrice Ames of Dothan. Ala.. Mrs. Earl Popp of Buffalo. New York and Cordon A. Ames of Schenectady. Also survived by several cousins.

      Funeral services to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Mondav morning at 10 o'clock from the Ellis funeral home. The funeral home will be open Sunday evening after 7 o'clock. Interment Parkview cemetery.