Edson Benjamin Ambrose

1 January 1863–13 August 1947 (Age 84)
Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edson Benjamin

When Edson Benjamin Ambrose was born on 1 January 1863, in Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, William A. Ambrose, was 28 and his mother, Delia A. Manter, was 28. He married Rosetta Mae Garrett on 3 July 1886, in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Marion, Marion Township, Marion, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 August 1947, in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Chapel Heights Memorial Gardens, Bellaire Gardens, Marion, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edson Benjamin Ambrose
Rosetta Mae Garrett
Marriage: 3 July 1886
Vinton Edward Ambrose
Laura Harris
William Earnest Ambrose
Debs Alger Ambrose
Marabelle Ambrose Fitch
Ben Leroy Ambrose

Spouse and Children

3 July 1886
Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States



    Laura Harris


    William Earnest Ambrose



    Marabelle Ambrose Fitch


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William A. Ambrose


    Delia A. Manter




World Events (8)


Age 0

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

Age 0

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.

Age 23

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward B Ambrose, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eddie Ambrose in household of Daniel Martin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edison B Ambrose, "United States Census, 1940"

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