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Col John Ambler
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1762
Jamestown
James City County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1836, USA

Married 3 times:
1. Frances Armistead in 1782, two chidlren:
a. Edward Ambler
b. Mary Cary Ambler

2. Lucy Marshall in 1792, one child:
a. Thomas Marshall Ambler

3. Katherine Bush on Nov. 21, 1799, three children:
a. John Jaquelin Ambler marr. Elizabeth Barbour
b. Catherine Cary Ambler
c. Elizabeth Byrd? Bush? Ambler

Col. John Ambler was the son of Edward and Mary Cary Ambler (Mary was the daughter of Wilson Cary and his wife Sarah) and he was the first cousin of Mary "Polly" Willis Ambler, wife of Chief Justice John Marshall.

"Son of Edward Ambler, of Jamestown, Virginia, went to Philadelphia to school, and in 1782 fell heir to Jamestown Island and all the other great estates of his parents. He served in the legislature at twenty-one and was the captain of a cavalry troop of James City County. He removed to Richmond in 1807 and was made major of the Nineteenth Regiment of Virginia Militia, commanding the troops which were sent to Norfolk at the time of the attack on the Chesapeake; afterwards was made colonel of the Nineteenth Regiment of state troops and served in the war of 1812. He was one of the jury that tried Aaron Burr for treason. He died April 8, 1836, and was buried in Shockoe Cemetery, Richmond."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Ambler (1732 - 1767)
  Mary Cary Ambler (1733 - 1781)
 
 Spouses:
  Katherine Bush Ambler (1773 - 1846)
  Katherine Bush Ambler (1773 - 1846)*
 
 Children:
  Edward Ambler (1783 - 1846)*
  Thomas Marshall Ambler (1791 - 1875)*
  Richard Cary Ambler (1810 - 1877)*
  William Marshall Ambler (1813 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shockoe Hill Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: SheWalksTheseHills
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57091683
Col John Ambler
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Col John Ambler
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RIP Colonel from the descendants of Private James Woody Vaughn-19th Militia
- Rosemary Nixon
 Added: Jun. 7, 2015
1812
- George Seitz
 Added: Sep. 15, 2013

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 Added: Jul. 28, 2013
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