Ambrose Ligman

4 December 1887–20 February 1958 (Age 70)
Łobżenica, Wyrzysk, Bydgoszcz, Poland

The Life of Ambrose

When Ambrose Ligman was born on 4 December 1887, in Łobżenica, Wyrzysk, Bydgoszcz, Poland, his father, Peter Adelbert Ligman, was 63 and his mother, Albertyna or Berta Subczyunska, was 48. He married Frances Markiewicz about 1906, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 February 1958, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Ligman
Frances Markiewicz
Marriage: about 1906
Irena Ligman
Bertha Ligman
Frank Chester Ligman
Alice Ligman
Frank Ligman

Spouse and Children

about 1906
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    Irena Ligman



    Frank Chester Ligman


    Alice Ligman


    Frank Ligman


Parents and Siblings

    Peter Adelbert Ligman


    Albertyna or Berta Subczyunska




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 5

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of the places named Lieck, Lieg, Liegau in the Rhineland and Saxony.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ambrose Ligman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ambroze Ligman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ambrose Ligman, "United States Census, 1930"

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