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