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Frank Ambrose
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Birth: 1830
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1908

From "Armstrong County, Her People, Past and Present," J.H. Beers Co., 1914, pp. 176-717. Biography of J.H. Ambrose, a son of Frank and Rebecca (Dougherty) Ambrose:

"Frank Ambrose was born in 1830, in Westmoreland county, Pa., and at an early date his parents brought him to East Franklin township, this county. His wife was born in 1832 in Washington county, Pa. They had a family of ten children, eight of whom are still living. The father died Feb. 2, 1906, the mother in 1888. In political faith Mr. Ambrose was a Republican. He was a man of good common sense, and the common school training he received was well supplemented by his experiences in life."

Children of Frank and Rebecca Ambrose:
- James H. Ambrose (1853-1915)
- John F. Ambrose (abt 1855-1863)
- Anna Jane (Ambrose) Banks (1859-1946)
- Rebecca B. (Ambrose) Laird (abt 1859-?)
- Dr. Robert Dougherty Ambrose Sr. (1863-1933)
- Dr. Parks Arnold Ambrose (1865-1940)
- Margaret (Ambrose) Brunt (abt 1868-1932)
- Frank Scott Ambrose (1870-?)
- Harry J. Ambrose (1875-1914)
- Harriet Ambrose (died young, dates unknown)

Frank's legal name may have been Benjamin Franklin Ambrose, since that his how he is listed on the 1870 census for East Franklin Twp., Armstrong Co. PA.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Ambrose (1795 - 1847)
  Ann Shearer Ambrose (____ - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca J Dougherty Ambrose (1832 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  John F Ambrose (____ - 1863)*
  Harriet Ambrose*
  James H Ambrose (1853 - 1915)*
  Anna Jane Ambrose Banks (1857 - 1946)*
  Robert Dougherty Ambrose (1863 - 1933)*
  Parks Arnold Ambrose (1865 - 1940)*
  Margaret Ambrose Brunt (1868 - 1932)*
  Frank Scott Ambrose (1871 - 1942)*
  Harry J Ambrose (1875 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Ambrose (____ - 1852)*
  Mary Ambrose Foster (1818 - 1913)*
  John Ambrose (1819 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth A. Ambrose Mateer (1823 - 1903)*
  Frank Ambrose (1830 - 1908)
  Joseph Ritner Ambrose (1839 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Frank's biography in Beers' 1914 history of Armstrong County says he died in 1906, but in the photograph of his marker it looks like his death date on the stone is 1908.
 
Burial:
Cowansville Cemetery
Cowansville
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Sara Stewart
Originally Created by: Cindy Wadding
Record added: May 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90185257
Frank Ambrose
Added by: Cindy Wadding
 
Frank Ambrose
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Added by: Ralph Satterfield
 
 
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- Sara Stewart
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
 
 
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