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 Ambrose Morton

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Ambrose Morton

  • Birth 24 Jul 1756 Stoughton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 8 Jan 1832 USA
  • Burial LaFayette, Onondaga County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 53074312

Revolutionary War Soldier

Son of Seth Morton and Abigail Paul

Married 13 Dec 1781 Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts to Sarah Tolman.

He removed to Pompey, Lafayette, New York. He was a revolutionary soldier, a private in Capt. William Brigg's company, Col. Joseph Reed's (20th) regiment; his company marching on the alarm of April 19, 1775; enlisted May 9, 1775, as shown by muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; also shown in a company return dated at Roxbury camp, Sept. 26, 1775; also in Capt. Simeon Leach's company, Col. Benjamin Gill's regiment; service five days, company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time of fortifying Dorchester Heights.


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Erected to AMBROSE MORTON, who died Jan. 8th, 1832, in the 76th Year of his Age.
With cares he crowded life's contracted pan, A useful, busy & honest man. An honest man is the noblest work of God.


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  • Maintained by: Lauren Marie Westgate Hargrave
  • Originally Created by: BArnold
  • Added: 31 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53074312
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ambrose Morton (24 Jul 1756–8 Jan 1832), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53074312, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, LaFayette, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Lauren Marie Westgate Hargrave (contributor 47241104) .