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KILGORE Ambrose
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    Father : KILGORE Rueben Shelly (1837 - 1898) (Age in the birth of the child : 36 years old)
    Mother : ROSEBERRY Nancy Jame (1839 - 1908) (Age in the birth of the child : 34 years old)
    Siblings :
       KILGORE Jonathan (1859 - 1875)
       KILGORE Isham Wilson (1860 Benton County, Arkansas, USA - 1921)
       KILGORE Jackson N. (1862 - 1934)
       KILGORE William (1863 - 1864)
       KILGORE Marion (1865 - 1937 California, USA)
       KILGORE Isaac Conrad (1868 - 1945)
       KILGORE Cynthia Ann (1870 - 1961)
       KILGORE Albert (1872 - 1889)
       KILGORE John Henry (1874 - 1937)
       KILGORE Wade Hampton (1876 - 1961)
       KILGORE Prudence J. (1877 - 1939)
       KILGORE Mary Alice (1879 - 1946)
       KILGORE Belldonia Arizona (1881 - 1936)
       KILGORE Rufus (1882 - 1906)
       KILGORE Ulysses J. (1884 - 1929)
    Birth :
          Date : 1 MAY 1873
          Place : Low Gap, Newton County, Arkansas, USA
    Death :
          Date : 16 AUG 1967 (94 years old)
          Place : Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas, USA
    Burial :
          Place : Newton County, Arkansas, USA
          Address : Mt. Sherman Cemetery
    Note :
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Source: Richard Kilgore, rk@rectec.net, GenForum contact
He & his four children & first wife, Alta Woodruff lived in Markam Prairie, OK, which was near what is now Salina, OK, Mayes Cty, until her death in March of 1906. Ambrose and the four children returned to Low Gap to be close to his family, who could help him with the children. Seven months later, he married Stella Barr. She raised his children as her own, in addition to the nine children of their own. Ambrose loved telling stories of the "old days". After he retired from farming, he walked from his home on Mt. Sherman to Jasper, a distance of about five miles, almost every day. Stella was a wonderful lady who loved her family very much, and was always able to take time out of her busy days to spend with visiting family. They both are buried at the MT. Sherman Cemetery.
NOTE-----According to Mary Harrell, when she ask Ambrose, when and who changed the spelling of Killgore? He answered, "Some smart _ _ _ came down from Chicago and did it", I suppose this was a census taker. My Grandpa loved the St. Louis Cardinals, he use to listen to the games on radio. One time it was told on him, during a game, a St. Louis batter was up to the plate and a strike was called on the batter, Grandpa said "That wasn't no strike". He was a very loving man but could, and would argue with a fence post. Richard Kilgore
This obit graciously submitted by Sharon I. Dickson Tiszadada@aol.com
September 1, 1967 The following are from the: Newton Co. Informer or Newton Co. Times
<CENTER><B> AMBROSE KILGORE OF JASPER DIES</B></CENTER>
Ambrose Kilgore, 94, of Jasper died August 16 at the Harrison Nursing Home. He was born May 1, 1873 at Low Gap, a son of Ruben and nancy Jane Roseberry Kilgore. He was a retired firmer and a lifelong resident of this county.
Survivors include six sons, Oscar; Ford; Raymond of Jasper; Adrin Kilgore of Pryor, Okla.; Warren and John Kilgore of Kansas City; four daughters: Mrs. Lela Brasel of Mulberry, Mrs. Virgie Henderson of Jasper, Mrs. Fredia Young of Tulsa, Okla., Mrs. Blanche Bateman of Stanley, Kan.; 29 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
The funeral and burial occured at Mt. Sherman.
    Given name : Ambrose
          Surname : Kilgore
    Family Information :
          with WOODRUFF Alta (? - 1906) :
                Marriage :
                      Date : 20 AUG 1897 (24 years old)
                children :
                   KILGORE Onnie (1901 Markem Prairie, Oklahoma, USA - 1980 Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA)
                   KILGORE Oren Theodore (1903 Markem Prairie, Oklahoma, USA - 1963)
                   KILGORE Floyd T. (1905 Markem Prairie, Oklahoma, USA - 1949)
                   KILGORE Lela Mae (?)
          with BARR Stella Christine (1885 - 1952) :
                Marriage :
                      Date : 2 OCT 1906 (33 years old)
                      Place : Jasper, Newton County, Arkansas, USA
                children :
                   KILGORE Oscar Leland (1907 Mt. Sherman, Newton County, Arkansas, USA - 1973 Mt. Sherman, Newton County, Arkansas, USA)
                   KILGORE Arvil Adriam (1910 Mt. Sherman, Newton County, Arkansas, USA - 1980 Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA)
                   KILGORE Warren Woodrow (1912 - 1989 Jasper, Newton County, Arkansas, USA)
                   KILGORE Blanch Faye (1914 - 1999 Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA)
                   KILGORE Freda Belle (1916 - 1985 Tulas, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA)
                   KILGORE Raymond Lee (1920 Mt. Sherman, Newton County, Arkansas, USA - 1988 Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas, USA)
                   KILGORE Emma Jane (1924 Mt. Sherman, Newton County, Arkansas, USA - 1963 Wewoka, Oklahoma, USA)
                   KILGORE Harold Ford (1928 Mt. Sherman, Newton County, Arkansas, USA - 1996 Jasper, Newton County, Arkansas, USA)
                   KILGORE Virgie Ilene (?)

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