|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1828|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 1894|
Ambrose was born 4 June 1828 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was married twice. His first marriage was on 7 June 1849 to Mary Amanda Latch. She was a milliner. They had one son - Ambrose and three daughters - Laura, Ella, and Mary. They attended St. Peter the Apostle Church. In 1860, Ambrose and Mary Amanda had three boys living with them who were not their sons - Louis, George, and Henry.
After the death of his first wife, in 1878, Ambrose married Katherine Veronica "Katie" Dietrich who was 29 years younger than he was. They had six children all born in Baltimore: Blanche Elizabeth (b. 1879) Albert Hancock (b. 1880) Rose Virginia (b. 1881) Howard Jefferson (b. 1884) William Ambrose (b. 1887) Thomas Francis (b. 1890)
At the age of 12, Ambrose was the first cornet for the famous Old Blue's Band in Baltimore. Ambrose served as choir director at St. John the Evangelist Catholic church on Valley and Eager Streets for 26 years. He was also known for this tenor voice. His many performances included singing with Madame Ernestine DeVilliere, the celebrated French pianist when she appeared in Baltimore.
He was a cigar maker by trade. He was also a Justice of the Peace for Ward 18 in 1878/1879. Ambrose died on 20 June 1894 of pneumonia.
John Wilhelm William Walter (1786 - 1848)
Katherine Veronica Dietrich Walters (1857 - 1915)
Howard Jefferson Walters (1884 - 1962)*
Note: Headstone is buried or missing.
Saint Peters Cemetery
Plot: F 579-80
Created by: Maggie Mac
Record added: Feb 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65184993