Ambrose Arnold

19 October 1819–16 July 1888 (Age 68)
Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Ambrose

When Ambrose Arnold was born on 19 October 1819, in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States, his father, Spencer Arnold, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Soule, was 25. He married Elizabeth Bartlett Barton in February 1844, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 July 1888, in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Bradford, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Arnold
Elizabeth Bartlett Barton
Marriage: February 1844
Flora E. Arnold
Edmund Arnold
Callie M Arnold
Clara Emma Arnold
Charles Henry Arnold
Mary Barton Arnold
Mamie B. Arnold

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Bartlett Barton


February 1844
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States


    Flora E. Arnold


    Edmund Arnold


    Clara Emma Arnold


    Callie M Arnold


    Charles Henry Arnold


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries: 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 19

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from a very widely used personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements arn ‘eagle’ + wald ‘rule’. In addition, it has probably absorbed various European cognates and their derivatives (for the forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).2 English: habitational name from either of the two places called Arnold ( see Arnall ).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): adoption of the German personal name, at least in part on account of its resemblance to the Jewish name Aaron .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ambrose Arnold, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ambrose Arnold, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ambrose Arnold, "United States Census, 1880"

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