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  Butler Ames, Blanche
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NameBlanche Butler Ames
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, Massachusetts , United States
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Born March 02, 1847
DiedDecember 16, 1939 (92 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedThomas Walker
Oct 03, 2008 11:33am
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InfoBlanche Butler was born in 1845 to Sarah Hildreth Butler and Benjamin F. Butler. She spent a lot of time with her father in Washington, D.C., where she met her future husband, Adelbert Ames, with whom she had six children: Butler, Edith, Sarah, Blanche, Adelbert, Jr., and Jessie. Blanche Butler Ames did extensive genealogical research on her family, and the portion of the Ames Family Papers pertaining to her life includes a great deal of historical and genealogical information. She was also a gardener and a sculptor known for her fanciful creations, numerous photographs of which are in the collection. In 1935 she compiled a collection of letters that the family published in 1957 as Chronicles From the Nineteenth Century: Family Letters of Blanche Butler and Adelbert Ames. Blanche Butler Ames died in 1939.


Wife of Adelbert Ames.

Mother of Butler Ames, Edith Ames, Sarah Hildreth Ames, Blanche Ames, Adelbert Ames, Jr. and Jesse Ames.

Inscription on headstone:

BLANCHE BUTLER
DAUGHTER OF
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BUTLER
AND
SARAH HILDRETH
BORN LOWELL, MASS.
MARCH 2, 1847
DIED ORMOND, FLORIDA
DECEMBER 16, 1939



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FAMILY
Husband Adelbert Ames 00, 1870-Apr 13, 1933
Son Butler Ames 1871-1954
Father Benjamin Franklin Butler 1818-1893
Brother Paul Butler 1845-1850
Brother Paul Butler 1852-1918
Brother Ben Israel Butler 1855-1881
Mother Sarah Jones Hildreth Butler 1816-1876

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