manThomas Harper Ambrose‏‎ 1) 2), son of Joseph Ritner Ambrose and Margaret Ann Dougherty‏.
Born ‎ Aug 27, 1858 at East Franklin Twp., Armstrong Co. PA‎ 3) 4) 5) 6) 7), died ‎ Mar 9, 1925 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎, 66 years 3) 5) 6) 7), buried ‎ at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 6) 7)
See attached sources. 5)
Election: (‎ at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Councilman. 5)
Census (‎ 1860 at Franklin Twp, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents on the farm. 8)
Census (‎ 1870 at East Franklin Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living on the farm with parents and siblings. 9)
Membership: (‎ 1876 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Rural Valley Methodist Church. 5)
Census (‎ 1880 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Farmer; living in the household of his parents, Joseph Ritner and Margaret Ann Ambrose. 10)
Census (‎ 1900 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Farmer. 11)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Farmer. 12)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) No occupation listed. Living with wife and son Roscoe. 13)

Married ‎ 1884 5) (36 or 37 years married) to:

womanOlive Blanche Gourley‏‎ 1) 5) 14), daughter of George A. Gourley and Anna Earhart‏.
Born ‎ Apr 19, 1863 at PA‎ 1) 15) 6) 16), died ‎ Dec 13, 1921 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎, 58 years 1) 15) 6) 16), buried ‎ at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 6) 16)
On the 1900 census, Olive states that she has had two children, and both are now living.

On the 1910 census, Olive states that she has had three children, with two now living.
15) 11) 12) 17)
Membership: (‎ at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Rural Valley Methodist Church. 15)
Alt. Birth: (‎ Apr 1862 at PA) 11)
Census (‎ 1870 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents, siblings and housekeeper Sarah Smail (age 18, born PA). 18)
Census (‎ 1880 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and siblings. 19)
Census (‎ 1900 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and sons. 11)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and son Roscoe. 12)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with husband and son Roscoe. 13)

Children:

1.
manTorrence Blaine Ambrose‏ 5) 15) 20)
Born ‎ Aug 8, 1885‎ 20), died ‎ Dec 7, 1938 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co. PA‎, 53 years 21), buried ‎ Dec 10, 1938 at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 21)
See attached sources. 22)
Alt. Birth: (‎ Aug 8, 1886) 21) 23)
Census (‎ 1900 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and brother. 11)
Census (‎ 1910 at Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co. PA) Clerk in a bank. 24)
Located: (‎ 1918 at Bridgeville, Allegheny Co. PA) Clerk in a rolling mill. 20)
Located: (‎ 1938 at Bridgeville, Allegheny Co. PA) Laborer. 23)

2.
manRoscoe Clyde Ambrose‏ 1) 5) 15) 6)
Born ‎ Jul 18, 1887 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA‎ 6) 25), died ‎ Jul 20, 1935 at Aspinwall, Allegheny Co. PA‎, 48 years 6) 25), buried ‎ at Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA 6) 25). Occupation: (‎ 1935 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Justice of the Peace. 25)
See attached sources. 22)
Military Service: PFC, Gen. Hosp. 6, World War I. 6)
Census (‎ 1900 at Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents and brother. 11)
Census (‎ 1910 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Living with parents. 12)
Census (‎ 1920 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Manager of a confectionary. 13)
Located: (‎ 1930 at Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA) Store keeper, general store. 26)


Sources

1) source: "A History of the Ambrose Family", page: XVIII
2) source: Armstrong Co. Court House, Kittanning, PA, 1910. Intestacy Records of Joseph Ritner Ambrose., extra text: To: H. B. Henderson Esq., Register of wills and ex-officio Clerk of the Orphans' Court of the County of Amstrong, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In the matter of the administration of the Goods, Chattels, Rights and Cretdits of J. R. Ambrose, dec'd. The petition of S. E. Ambrose respectfully showeth that J. R. Ambrose was a resident of Armstrong County, State of Pennsylvania, and departed this life at his residence in Rural Valley Borough in the County of Armstrong and the State of Pennsylvania on the 16th day of January, A. D. 1910 and 3 o'clock a.m. That the said decedent left surviving the following named widow or husband, heirs and nex to kin, to-wit:
T. H. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
B. F. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
S. E. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
G. W Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
Laura K. Stewart, daughter, Rural Valley
James G. Ambrose, son, Rural Valley
3) source: "A History of the Ambrose Family"
4) source: Record of birth and death dates of immediate family.
5) source: Obituary of Thomas Harper Ambrose
6) source: Gravestone, Rural Valley Cemetery, Rural Valley, PA
7) source: Death Certificate of Thomas Harper Ambrose
8) source: 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Franklin Township, Armstrong Co. PA, page: Page 213 (Stamped), Dwelling 395, Family 388, Ritner Ambrose Family
9) source: 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, East Franklin Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: Page 137-A (Stamped), Dwelling 100, Family 100, Jos. R. Ambrose Family
10) source: 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 4, Sheet 83-A, Dwelling 3, Family 3, J.R. Ambrose Family
11) source: 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp. (North Division), Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 3, Sheet 9-B, Dwelling 187, Family 187, Harper Ambrose Family
12) source: 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley Borough, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 42, Sheet 3-A, Dwelling 56, Family 59, Thomas H. Ambrose Family
13) source: 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley Borough, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 47, Sheet 5-A, Dwelling 101, Family 103, Thomas H. Ambrose Family
14) source: Armstrong County, Pennsylvania: Her People, Past and Present, Vol. 2
15) source: Obituary of Olive Blanche Gourley Ambrose
16) source: Death Certificate of Olive Blanche Ambrose
17) source: 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: Page 119-A (Stamped), Dwelling 270, Family 272, G.A. Gourley Family
18) source: 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: Page 119-A (Stamped), Dwelling 270, Family 272, G. A. Gourley Family
19) source: 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 4, Sheet 88-C, Dwelling 110, Family 112, G. A. Gourley Family
20) source: World War I Draft Registration Card for Torrence Ambrose
21) source: Obituary of Torrence B. Ambrose
22) source: Interviews with Maxine Stewart
23) source: Death Certificate of Thomas Ambrose (Torrence Ambrose)
24) source: 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Pittsburgh (19th Ward), Allegheny Co. PA, page: ED 529, Sheet 7-B, Dwelling 128, Family 153, Torrance Ambrose Family
25) source: Death Certificate of Roscoe C. Ambrose
26) source: 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Rural Valley, Armstrong Co. PA, page: ED 3-45, Sheet 3-A, Dwelling 64, Family 66, Roscoe Ambrose Family

Citation for: Family Page
"Family Page: Thomas Harper Ambrose & Olive Blanche Gourley." HuMo-genealogy - A Rural Valley and Cowanshannock Family Tree (http://ruralvalleyhistory.com/family.php?tree_id=3&id=F76&main_person=I171 : accessed 18 June 2021) Thomas Harper Ambrose #I171, born ‎ Aug 27, 1858 at East Franklin Twp., Armstrong Co. PA


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