Ambrose Stiles

about 1812–
Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ambrose

When Ambrose Stiles was born about 1812, in Pelham, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Jacob Stiles, was 39 and his mother, Polly Butler, was 36.

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Jacob Stiles
1773–1836
Polly Butler
1776–1845
Fanny Stiles
1800–1883
Maria Stiles
1802–
Moody B. Stiles
1804–
Sabra Stiles
1808–1832
Amanda Stiles
1810–
Ambrose Stiles
1812–
Harriet Stiles
1809–1851

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 0

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 0

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 21

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old English stigel, stigol ‘steep uphill path’ (a derivative of stīgan ‘to climb’).

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

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