Benjamin AMBLER

Male 1757 - Aft 1806  (49 years)


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  • Name Benjamin AMBLER  [2, 3
    • Benjamin Ambler served in the Rev. as a private in Col. Thomas Thomas's 2d Regt., Westchesgter militia, and in the 4th Regt., N.Y. Line, col. henry B. Livingston. On 8 Mar., 1780, he was com. ensign in Capt. Sackett's Co. of Grenadiers of the 2d Regt. and on 18 Nov., 1781, he was com. ensign of Capt. Josiah Miller's Co. He spent his life in Bedford and his descendants were prominent there for 125 yrs. His earmark was entered 7 June, 1790, and on 13 May, 1792, he was a bondsman for Col. Ebenezer Lockwood and Gen. Thomas Thomas, Loan Officers. He appears frequently in Westchester recs.....

      The inventory shows that Benjamin Ambler was a man of property and lists notes from many prominent Bedford and Pound ridge men among his assets. he probably built the attractive Ambler house which sands today (1933) on the lower Bedford-Pound Ridge road at the town line.

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    Born 18 Jan 1757  Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Christened 3 Dec 1760  1st Church Stamford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 20 Mar 1806  [1
    Person ID I02118  Main Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2015 

    Father Joshua AMBLER,   b. 09 Sep 1723, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1790 and 1793, Pound Ridge ( now Stamford), Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Bethia WEED,   b. Abt 1726, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1773, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 06 Apr 1749  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Pastor Rev. Noah Welles Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F09365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel DIBBLE,   b. Abt 1767,   d. 17 Sep 1808  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1788  [2, 3
    Family ID F06442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S03472] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1933 Vol. 64 No. 2 April.

    2. [S03475] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1933 Vol. 64 No. 4 October.

    3. [S00041] "Descendants of Richard Ambler" at USGenWebProject - Fairfield County, Connecticut.

    4. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    5. [S03428] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Stamford.

    6. [S03473] The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 1933 Vol. 64 No. 1 January.