Robert Amber

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Robert Amber

  • Birth 26 Apr 1826 Rush County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 18 Aug 1900 Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Urbana, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 27580473

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.


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'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.'


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  • Created by: James Snow
  • Added: 15 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27580473
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Amber (26 Apr 1826–18 Aug 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27580473, citing Half Acre Cemetery, Urbana, Wabash County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by James Snow (contributor 47007479) .