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Robert Amber
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1826
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1900
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

Robert Amber came to Wabash Co. Indiana in 1837 with other members of his family. He married Permelia Freeman, daughter of George A. Freeman, on Dec. 31, 1846 in Wabash Co. Indiana. The land that is now Half Acre/Long Cemetery was owned by Robert Amber at the time of the establishment of the cemetery. Robert was elected Justice of the Peace in 1876 and 1880 and also served in the Union Army during the Civil War, enlisting as a private in Co. B, 118th Reg't, Indiana Infantry on Sept. 2, 1863. He was mustered out of that unit for health reasons at Indianapolis on Mar. 1, 1864.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Amber (1794 - 1872)
  Sarah Groves Amber (1792 - 1833)
 
 Spouse:
  Permelia Freeman Amber (1829 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Cynthia Ann Amber Dunfee (1848 - 1913)*
  William Amber (1852 - 1871)*
  Margery Amber Stewart (1855 - 1917)*
  Mary Amber Guynn (1857 - 1881)*
  Samuel Amber (1859 - 1936)*
  Joseph Amber (1863 - 1897)*
  Robert L. Amber (1864 - 1895)*
  Emanuel Amber (1868 - 1950)*
  Matilda Jane Amber Long (1873 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Huldah J. Amber Hittle (1820 - 1899)*
  Robert Amber (1826 - 1900)
  James Amber (1827 - 1910)*
  Martha A. Amber Freeman (1830 - 1906)*
  Julie Ann Amber McClure (1830 - 1914)*
  Esau Amber (1844 - 1888)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
'The lonely ones who feel 
The wound of broken ties 
Will find sweet comfort in the theme 
He lives no more to die. 
And when we gather at the river 
Where those long parted meet
Among the shining angel number
That loved one we shall meet.'
 
Burial:
Half Acre Cemetery
Urbana
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: James Snow
Record added: Jun 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27580473
Robert Amber
Added by: James Snow
 
Robert Amber
Added by: James Snow
 
 
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- James Snow
 Added: May. 13, 2013

- Ronald Becker
 Added: Jun. 24, 2011

- LReneeTS
 Added: Jun. 4, 2011
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