By 1770, there were a bewildering number of AMBROSE families in Frederick County, Maryland, and the adjacent areas of Virginia and Pennsylvania. By 1850, descendants of those families had migrated from Maryland to Florida and California, and settled in many states or territories between. In researching my own AMBROSE family (Henry of Berkeley Springs), I discovered totally different family lines had settled in the same vicinity at the same time, and I needed to identify them to track my own ancestors. Thus, the site has grown to encompass not only my own German Ambrose family, but several others, including English, Irish, and some whose European roots are not yet known.
Richard Baxter Cunningham
& Mary Etta Ambrose, 1892
23 Mar 2013
DATAAMBROSE in the War of 1812 - Name index.
AMBROSE in the Civil War - Name Index.
The Arkansas Feud - The Terry-Wagoner feud a.k.a. the Ambrose-Terry feud.
DOCUMENTS - Deeds, Wills, and more.
PHOTO Album - Our wonderful collection of photographs, primarily from the mid to late 1800's, as well as some recent tombstone photos. My sincere thanks to everyone who has generously shared their treasured family photos.
MAPS - A migration map.
Some of the lines on which we have extensive data are:
David Ambrose (1696-1745) of North Carolina
Henry Ambrose (1740-1811) of Virginia
Joseph Ambrose (1725-1781) of Virginia
Mathias Ambrose (1696-1784) of Maryland
To search for a specific individual in the database, enter Surname or Surname, Given in the search box below. Your search results will appear in a new browser window.
More AMBROSE Sites
Byrne - The Clover Family Exchange
Linda Haas Davenport - Ambrose in North Carolina
AMBROSE-L - Rootsweb mailing list. To subscribe, click on the link. When your email program opens, type the single word SUBSCRIBE in the message subject and body and send.
AMBROSE Message Board - Post a query about your AMBROSE ancestors, and see what and who other researchers are seeking.
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