Homer Ambrose

8 May 1901–15 December 1972 (Age 71)
Waban, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Homer

When Homer Ambrose was born on 8 May 1901, in Waban, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Augustus Ambrose, was 33 and his mother, Sarah B Bartleson, was 31. He married Mary Louisea Runge on 30 January 1926, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Alexandria, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Kittery, York, Maine, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1972, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Homer Ambrose
Mary Louisea Runge
Marriage: 30 January 1926
Dr Homer Ambrose Jr

Spouse and Children

30 January 1926
Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States


    Dr Homer Ambrose Jr


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 16

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 19

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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)

  • Homer Ambrose, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer Ambrose in household of David A Ambrose, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Capt Homer Ambros in entry for Mrs Sara B Ambrose, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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