Elizabeth's parents were Prof. Hugh and Mary A. (France) McCandless. Prof. McCandless was principal of the Dayton Soldiers' Orphans' School (in Dayton PA).
During his lifetime, Elizabeth was his assistant. After he died, Elizabeth was appointed principal.
Elizabeth had four sisters named Ada, Susannah, Bertha and Augusta.
Source: p. 224, History of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania by Robert Walker Smith, Esq. Chicago: Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1883.
Additional information provided by Sarah Stewart
Hugh McCandless (1835 - 1882)
Anna Mary Frantz McCandless (1831 - 1907)
Amanis T. Ambrose (1857 - 1949)*
Susanna B McCandless (1851 - 1905)*
Elizabeth McCandless Ambrose (1855 - 1915)
Ada McCandless (1859 - 1903)*
Charlotte Augusta McCandless Henderson (1870 - 1951)*
South Bend Cemetery
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