On this date in our family history . . . the 22nd day of July . . . in the year 1693 . . . the death of Robert Eames is recorded in the Vital Records of Boxford . . . which is in Essex County, Massachusetts . . .
Boxford Deaths to the end of the year 1849 (page 221) . . . AMES (see also Eames, Eams), Robart, sen., July 22, 1693. [July 22, 1698, B.C.]
In the year 1899, The Essex Antiquarian, published the following article about Ames Genealogy on page 88 . . .
The name of Ames is also spelled in the Essex county records Aimes, Eames, Eams, Emes, Emms and Ems.
The ancestor of the Essex county family was ROBERT AMES. He lived in Boxford; and was a husbandman. His homestead was an eighth of a mile westerly of the residence of John T. Wood in the West parish. He married Rebecca Blake of Boxford (then Rowley village), one of his nearest neighbors, in 1661. She was condemned as a witch Sept. 17, 1692, but was included in the general reprieve July 22, 1693. He died in Boxford July 22, 1693; and she died May 8, 1721, aged eighty-one.
This Robert Eames is a 9th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .
ROBERT EIMES ca 1636-1693
&ca 1661 REBEKAH BLAKE 1641-1721
HANNAH EIMES 1661-1731
&ca 1678 EPHRAIM FOSTER 1657-1746
DAVID FOSTER 1694-1759
&1716 LYDIA FARNUM 1699-1746
RUTH FOSTER 1722-1760
&1744 BENJAMIN PORTER ca 1721-1784
LYDIA PORTER 1745-1816
&1768 DANIEL FARNUM 1741-1814
MAHITABLE PORTER FARNUM 1785-1811
&ca 1805 JONATHAN BARKER 1785-1860
TIMOTHY BARKER 1809-1870/
&1831 JERUSHA LAKIN HOBBS 1810-/1870
JERUSHA MARILLA BARKER 1841-1899
&1857 ATWOOD FRANK SMITH 1837-1907
THOMAS WARREN ALONZO SMITH 1866-1920
&1894 EVA MAY BRACKETT 1874-1936
ELIZABETH MARILLA SMITH 1912-1932
&1929 ROBERT E HENRY 1905-1976
Mother of Keeper
&1950 FORREST LEE POUNDERS 1927-1996
Keeper of this family history blog
See also . . . https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2015/10/ten-things-to-know-about-researching.html
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