Justus Ames

15 May 1790 - 5 Jun 1861
Justus Ames (Eames) (1789-1861) was born 14 Oct. 1789 in Maine. He was the son of Justice Ames and Judith Arey. He married Betsy Hudson on 9 Dec. 1813 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine. He was baptized 3 Sep. 1837 on the North Fox Island, Hancock Co., Maine; confirmed by Wilford Woodruff. He hosted Wilford Woodruff in 1837 and 1838, and Wilford Woodruff ordained him an Elder on 11 May 1844 in Ceder Creek, Knox Co., Illinois. He died 5 Jun. 1861 and was buried in Knox Co., Illinois.

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