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Pauline Plimpton (Ames)

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Oakes Ames and Blanche Ames
Wife of Francis T.P. Plimpton
Mother of Francis T.P. Plimpton, II; Oakes Ames Plimpton; Sarah Gay Plimpton and George Ames Plimpton
Sister of <private> Plimpton (Ames); Oliver Ames; <private> Ames; <private> Davis (Ames); <private> Ames and 2 others

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About Pauline Plimpton

Blanche Ames Ames (1878 – 1969) was an artist, inventor, writer, and prominent supporter of women's suffrage and birth control. Born Blanche Ames in Lowell, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Civil War General and Mississippi Governor Adelbert Ames and Blanche Butler Ames and the sister of Adelbert Ames Jr..

A Smith College alumna, she married Harvard University botany professor Oakes Ames (no relation) in 1910 and took the married name Blanche Ames Ames. The Ameses had four children: Pauline (b. 1901), Oliver (b. 1903), Amyas (b. 1906), and Evelyn (b. 1910). Among several grandchildren was George Ames Plimpton, famed sportswriter.

Their estate in North Easton, Massachusetts, called Borderland, is now Borderland State Park.

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Pauline Plimpton's Timeline

October 22, 1901
Age 25
March 9, 1928
Age 26
New York, New York County, New York, United States
Age 31
Age 34
April 15, 1995
Age 93