Cora Belle Ambrose

2 August 1861–12 July 1939 (Age 77)
Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Cora Belle

When Cora Belle Ambrose was born on 2 August 1861, in Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Alfred Erskine Ambrose, was 32 and her mother, Clarissa Marden Towle, was 26. She married Albert Chase Sanborn on 13 June 1885, in Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 July 1939, at the age of 77, and was buried in Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Chase Sanborn
Cora Belle Ambrose
Marriage: 13 June 1885
Lena Alfreda Sanborn
Clara Mabel Sanborn

Spouse and Children

13 June 1885
Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Greek: Immortal, divine, godlike. Brush is a baptismal name corrupted from Ambrose. Ammoross is a corruption of Ambrose. Emrys is the Welsh form.

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Sources (3)

  • Cora B Ambrose in household of Alfred E Ambrose, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cora B Sanborn in household of Sanborn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora B Sanborn in household of Albert C Sanborn, "United States Census, 1930"

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