She was the daughter of Alexander Howard & Roseanna Johnson. She married benjamin F Ambrose 27 Feb 1867 in Greene County, IL
White Hall Register March 3, 1905 Mrs Ben Ambrose died Thursday, February 23, at her home near this place (Patterson). She was 60 years of age, and had suffered for a long while with an cancerous formation. Rev Thomas Marsh of Upper Alton conducted the funeral last Friday morning at the Patterson church. The interment was in the Martin cemetery.