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Male Rev. William Hanby Ambrose Click to view Rev. William Hanby Ambrose in the family tree Click to view Rev. William Hanby Ambrose in the family tree

William was born on November 30th, 1770 in Maryland or Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.1   William's father was William Henry Ambrose and his mother is Sarah. He had nine brothers and two sisters, named Mathias, Peter, Henry, Philip, John, Frederick, Jacob, Daniel, Solomon, Peggy and Catherine.  He was the fourth oldest of the twelve children.  He died at the age of 79 on August 23rd, 1850 in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio.  He was buried in Ambrose Cemetery, Newmarket Twp, Highland County, Ohio.2 2 

Family Details of William's family with Susanna B. Crum

1 1850 Federal Census,  Maryland
2 David N. McBride & Jane N. McBride, Cemetery Inscriptions of Highland County, Ohio (2nd Ed., 1972)
Further sources/citations:
Religious Telescope, Obituary for William Hanby Ambrose (Circleville, Ohio: United Brethern Church: 8 Jan 1851), Elsie Johnson Ayres, 1972, Highland Pioneer Sketches & Family Genealogies (H. K. Skinner & Son), Family history written by Mathias Hathaway Ambrose, 1910 (Transc. Marie Pieffer), Marilyn K. Harton, Harold K. & Carol J. Byrd, BYRDS and SONNERS of Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, U.S. Federal Census, Roberta Buckley