Born in Michigan on Feb. 8, 1875. By 1930 Ames had settled in Los Angeles. For several years she taught at Manual Arts School. A spinster, she died there on Aug. 20, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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