George and Cecelia Ames

George Henry Ames 
03 May 1848 Maine - January 1915
(son of John Ames and Miranda Eastman)  

16 Aug 1868 Orfordville, Wisconsin

Cecelia (or Sesil or Celia) Halgrims
Aug 1850 - 04 April 1930 Mayville, North Dakota
(daughter of ____ Halgrims and Barabo ____ - photo of Barabo


George is buried near Itasca State Park in Minnesota. 
A flag flies over his gravesite, as he served as a volunteer in the Civil War. 
He was in the Wisconsin Infantry, and was discharged in 1865 at Nashville, Wisconsin. 

47th Wisconsin Infantry - Union; 
47th Regiment organized at Madison, WI, and mustered on 27 Feb 1865. 
He was ordered to Louisville, KY then to Nashville, TN and Tullahoma, TN - 
attached to the 2nd Brigade Defenses, Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, 
Department of the Cumberland, to April 1865. 
Second Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee, 
Department of Cumberland to Sep 1865. 
Railroad guard duty at Tullahoma and in District of Middle until September. 
Mustered out 04 Sep 1865.

George Henry Ames and his wife Cecelia (Halgrims) Ames

unknown date

thanks to Jane Bradford for this photo





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Valerie Ann (Biberdorf) Boman - 2004-2010