Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Theodore Ament 1862 -1937 Elizabeth Werdel 1866-1941

Theodore Ament
Parents Henry Ament and Catherine Agatha Weiss
Born 17 March 1862 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Occupation: Mayor of Worthington for several terms, Harness maker (30 years), also organized the Worthington Cornet Band.
Married Elizabeth Werdell 4 January 1887 St. Paul's Church, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Died 8 April 1937 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Buried St. Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
Iowa Marriages
1870 US Census Iowa (age 8)
1880 US Census South Fork, Delaware, Iowa (age 18)
1885 State Census Iowa (age 22)
1895 Census Dubuque, Iowa (age 33)
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 38)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 43)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 48)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 57)
1930 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 68)
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85080011

Elizabeth Werdell
Parents Bernard Werdell and Elizabeth Grevenic
Born 9 November 1866 Joliet, Illinois
Died 10 April 1941
Buried St. Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
1880 US Census Oran, Fayette, Illinois (age 13)
1895 Census Dubuque, Iowa (age 25)
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 33)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 38)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 44, name is Lizzie on the record)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 54)
1930 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 63)
1940 US Census Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa (age 73)
Family Search
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85080027

CHILDREN (12)

Josephine Ament
Born 19 March 1888 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Not Married
No Children
Died 7 December 1918
Buried St. Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Note:  Josephine and Leonard, brother and sister, are listed on the back of their parent's monument.
Sources
1895 Census Dubuque, Iowa (age 7)
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 12)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 17)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 22, living with brother Albert)
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85120542
Veronica E Ament
Born December 1889 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married John P Pins 19 January 1910 Dubuque, Iowa
Children:  Vincent, Genevieve, Mary, Clara, Jerome, Albert, James, Anthony, Paul, Mark, George
Died 1956
Buried St Francis Cemetery, Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
Iowa County Marriages
1895 Census Dubuque, Iowa (age 5)
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 10)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 15)
1920 US Census Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa (age 30)
1930 US Census Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa (age 40)
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111886892
Clara B Ament
Born 6 March 1891 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married: Frank H Baum 8 October 1912, Dubuque, Iowa
Children:  Gerald, Cletus, Ruth
Died 25 August 1988 Iowa
Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
1895 Census Dubuque, Iowa (age 4)
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 9)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 13)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 20)
1940 US Census Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa (age 49)
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=117689844
Arthur N Ament
Born 7 November 1892 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Not Married
No Children
Died 25 December 1892
Buried St Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85080951
Albert Joseph Ament
Born 6 November 1893 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married Anna Laura Murray 12 October 1920 Dubuque, Iowa
Children
Died 31 May 1972 Anamosa, Jones, Iowa
Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Anamosa, Jones, Iowa
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77608372
Sources
1895 Census Dubuque, Iowa (age 1)
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 6)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 11)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 16)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 25)
1930 US Census Fairview, Jones, Iowa (age 35)
1940 US Census Anamosa, Jones, Iowa (age 46)
Family Search
Benjamin Ament
Born 15 November 1895 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married Anna Kurt 4 February 1924 Monticello, Jones, Iowa
Children:  William, Margaret
Died December 1969 Monticello, Jones, Iowa
Buried  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monticello, Jones, Iowa in Section 24, Lot 212
Note:  have requested a photo of the stone
Sources
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 4)
1905 State Census Iowa (age 9)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 14, staying with his brother Albert)
1920 US Census Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa (age 24, staying with sister Veronica's family)
1930 US Census Monticello, Jones, Iowa (age 34)
1940 US Census Monticello, Jones, Iowa (age 44)
Family Search
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77655700
Leo Bernard Ament
Born 15 March 1900 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married Mary Agnes Grace 8 September 1924 Dubuque, Iowa
Children:  Donald, Mary, Leo, Pauline, Leonard, Wilfred
Died 24 April 1993 Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa
Buried St Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
Iowa County Births
1900 US Census Dodge, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa (age 0)
1905 Iowa State Census (age 5)
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 11)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 19)
1930 US Census South Fork, Delaware, Iowa (age 30, married)
1940 US Census South Fork, Delaware, Iowa (age 40, married)
WW1 Draft Registration
Iowa County Marriages
SS Death Index
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=103816279
Herman Ament
Born 29 November 1901 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married Frances C Grace 26 July 1926 Cascade, Dubuque, Iowa
Children:  Paul, Helen, Doris, Carol
Died 10 December 1991 Iowa
Buried St Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
Iowa County Births
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 8)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 17)
1930 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 28)
1940 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 38)
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111238709

Reverend Ernest P Ament
Born 21 June 1904 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Occupation: Catholic Priest, ordained 14 July 1929
No Children
Died 26 June 1999 Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa
Buried St Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 6)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 15)
1935:  Rorsse, Saminary, Italy
1940 US Census Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa (age 35, living with other Priests)
Family Search
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85083645
Lester J Ament
Born 1 May 1906 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Married Johanna Smith 20 April 1932 Hopkinton, Iowa
Children: Joann, Marilyn, Marie
Died 12 August 1993 Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa
Buried Saint Francis Cemetery, Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa
Sources
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 4, name given as Celester)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 13, name give as Celester)
1940 US Census Hopkinton, Delaware, Iowa (age 33, living with mother in law)
SS Death Index
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=102255631
Frederick N "Pete" Ament
Born 13 November 1909 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Military:  WW2 Iowa S Sgt Tow Target Sq AAF WWII
Married Bernadine Hingtgen 1947
Children: Karlyn, Michael, Janice, Robert, Lori
Died 4 November 1966 Iowa
Buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Dubuque, Iowa
Note:  have requested a photo of the grave
Sources
Iowa County Births
1910 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 0)
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 10)
1930 US Census Marion, Plymouth, Iowa (age 20)

Leonard Ament
Born 24 May 1915 Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Not Married
No Children
Died 15 Feb 1925
Buried St Paul Cemetery, Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa
Note:  Josephine and Leonard, brother and sister, are listed on the back of their parent's monument.
Sources
Iowa County Births
1920 US Census Dodge, Dubuque, Iowa (age 4)
Family Search
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85120569

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