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Objectives of the Society

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The Objectives of The Ames Society shall be:

1.  To collect, analyze, disseminate and preserve genealogical, historical and biographical data pertaining to the Ames surname, including alternate spellings, of those in the United States and Canada.

2.  To promote interest in genealogical and historical research with emphasis on the Ames surname.

3  To provide guidance and stimulate interest in the use of efficient procedures and the adherence to principles of accuracy and thoroughness in such research.

4.  To encourage high ethical standards and professionalism in all genealogical and historical research practices, including careful and thorough documentation.

The Ames Society is a 501C(3) non-profit corporation formed in the State of Washington, 2001.