Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Private; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||farmer||age 18|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||May 5, 1897||Invalid||1 190 992||953 326||Mass.|
Recorded as member no. 125 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||March 15, 1924|
|Obituary||Lowell Sun, March 17, 1924: 3.|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
George Theodore Ames was born in Lowell, Mass. on August 1, 1844 to parents Theodore and Charlotte H. Ames (source: birth certificate in pension file).
George Theadore Ames, age 11, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (no. 275/281) of Abel Jones. Also in the household were his mother Charlott Hapgood Ames and Frank Waldo Ames, age 8 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 34).
George T. Ames is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
The name George T. Ames is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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