Master Name Index

Surname of AMES



Elizabeth Ames (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Wil Wheaton — TV and Movie Actor


Hannah Ames (1641 – 1689)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress

John Batterson Stetson — Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

Brigham Young — 2nd President of the Mormon Church

Steve Young — Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

Jordana Brewster — TV and Movie Actress


John Ames (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

William Cullen Bryant — American “Fireside” Poet

Julia Child — American Chef, Author and TV Personality

Wil Wheaton — TV and Movie Actor


John Ames Jr. (1672 – 1756)

Famous Descendant(s):

William Cullen Bryant — American “Fireside” Poet

Julia Child — American Chef, Author and TV Personality

Wil Wheaton — TV and Movie Actor


Joseph Ames (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Wil Wheaton — TV and Movie Actor


Keziah Ames (1731/32 – 1768)

Famous Descendant(s):

Amy Grant — Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


Mary Ames (c1717 – 1758)

Famous Descendant(s):

Amy Grant — Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


Phebe Ames (    – 1802)

Famous Descendant(s):

Wil Wheaton — TV and Movie Actor


Sarah Ames (1702/03 – 1770)

Famous Descendant(s):

William Cullen Bryant — American “Fireside” Poet

Julia Child — American Chef, Author and TV Personality

Wil Wheaton — TV and Movie Actor


Thomas Ames (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Amy Grant — Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


Thomas Ames (c1706 – c1774)

Famous Descendant(s):

Amy Grant — Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter


William Ames (    – 1653/54)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress

John Batterson Stetson — Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

Brigham Young — 2nd President of the Mormon Church

Steve Young — Football Hall of Fame Quarterback

Jordana Brewster — TV and Movie Actress