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William Henry Ambrose
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Birth: 1740
Thurmont
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1811
Martinsburg
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA

In 1797 William Henry Ambrose who lived near Bath, Virginia (present day Berkeley Springs, West Virginia) on the forks of the sleepy creek, deeded one acre of land for a free meeting house on his 200 acre farm. Shortly there after a small meeting house was built on the property for anyone who would speak the gospel of Jesus Christ. This chapel is located only a short distance from his home. During this time there were many people who spoke the word but there was no full time preacher. Typically the circuit riders would be the regular ministers. These circut riders were usually Methodist and it is very likely that John Wesley preached there.
This property is now know as Ambrose Chapel Church and Cemetery.

William Henry was also a veteran of the American Revolution he was a Captain in the Berkeley Co. Militia and family lore reports him as being present for the British Surrender at Yorktown, Va. He also gave supplies to the Continental Army as well. Listed in the DAR book of Patriots. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Margaret Avery Ambrose (1740 - 1811)*
 
 Children:
  Catherine Ambrose Clover (1768 - 1823)*
  William Hanby Ambrose (1770 - 1850)*
  Daniel Ambrose (1785 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave site has not been located
 
Burial:
Ambrose Chapel Cemetery
Stotlers Crossroads
Morgan County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Robert Ambrose
Record added: Sep 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11666282
William Henry Ambrose
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In Honor of those who served our country.
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 Added: Apr. 21, 2016
~A remembrance for you~
- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 2, 2016

- Ken M.
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014
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