Ambrose Fisher Achenbach

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Ambrose Fisher Achenbach

  • Birth 12 Jan 1847 Orangeville, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 19 Nov 1917 Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 36706826

Ambrose Fisher Achenbach was born in Orangeville, Columbia county, Penn., Jan. 12, 1847, and died at Soldier, Kansas, November 19th, 1917, aged 70 years, 10 months and seven days. He was the fourth child of George A. and Catherine A. Achenbach, whose family consisted of ten children, four boys and six girls, three of whom with the father and Mother have preceeded him to the great beyond. He came west in 1872, when comparatively a young man and located at Washington, Kan., where he met and married Hattie R. Gish, Oct. 25, 1873. To thus union were born five children, Geo. A., of Walters, Okla., Maude H., died in infancy, Glen R. of Soldier, Ks., Burt H., of Walters, Okla., and Daisy, the mother and three grandchildren are left to mourn his death. In 1877 he moved to Atchison county where he located on a farm and later to Monrovia, where he was engaged in the mercantile business and was also postmaster. He removed from there to Effingham and then to Avoca. In the fall of 1888, he moved to Holton and engaged in the implement business for a number of years and later moved back to Avoca and afterwards to Soldier. He was appointed postmaster at Soldier in 1913, which he was holding at the time of his death .. He was a member of the Christian church, Soldier Lodge 240 A. F. & A. M. and Soldier Lodge No. 509 A. O. U. W. .. For nearly five years the editor of the Clipper .. Among the out of town people who were here to attend Mr. Achenbach's funeral were, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Achenbach and daughter, Elizabeth of Topeka ..

The Soldier Clipper, November 21, 1917.


Gravesite Details Husband of Hattie R. (Gish) Achenbach

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  • Created by: KUfan
  • Added: 3 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36706826
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ambrose Fisher Achenbach (12 Jan 1847–19 Nov 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36706826, citing Soldier Cemetery, Soldier, Jackson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by KUfan (contributor 47104946) .