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HENRY AMBROSE (abt 1615 - 1655) of Hampton and Salisbury m. Susanna Unknown
HENRY AMBROSE (bp. 1649 - bef. 1724) of Salisbury m. Susanna Unknown (d. 1730)
HENRY AMBROSE (abt 1615 - 1658) of Hampton and Salisbury
Henry was born about 1615. [He was 40 on 17 (8) 1655, Ref]. He died in 1658 and inventory was taken on his estate on 22 May of that year. [Ref] He married Susanna Unknown. Susanna married John Severns (Severance?) after her husband's death. [Ref]
Henry was in Hampton the second summer. [Ref, who interprets this to possibly be 1639] He lived in Hampton 1640 - 49. [Ref] He was in Hampton in 1647. [Ref] He was a carpenter in Hampton in 1649. [Ref] He was afterwards of Salisbury, Charlestown and Boston. [Ref] Henry sold John Wheelwright his dwelling house and barn on 20 Oct 1647. [Ref] On 18 Nov 1647 Mrs. Rebecca Hall sold Henry Ambrose her house, barn and land in Salisbury. [Ref] Henry, a carpenter of Boston, sold land in Salisbury in 1656. [Ref] He and his wife Susanna were of Charlestown in that year. [Ref]
Henry is on a 18 May 1642 list of freemen. [Ref] He served on the grand jury at the 24 (2) 1649 court in Salisbury and at the 2 (8) 1649 court at Hampton. [Ref] He is on a 3 (12) 1650 list of commoners in Salisbury with a cross next to his name, indicating that he had been disallowed. [Ref] He was on the trial jury at the 1 (8) 1650 court at Hampton. [Ref]
Inventory on his estate, deposed on 19 Nov 1658 by his widow Susanna, amounted to £338.09. [Ref]
At the 8 Apr 1662 court in Salisbury, John Severans, Susanna Unknown's second husband and the administrator of Henry's estate, sued Edward Colcord for alienating a parcel of land that was formerly granted to Henry Ambrose of Hampton. The case was withdrawn. [Ref]
Children of Henry Ambrose and Susanna Unknown:
HENRY AMBROSE (bp. 1649 - bef. 1724) of Salisbury
Parents: Henry Ambrose and Susanna Unknown
Henry was baptised in (4) 1649. [Ref] He died before 1724. [Ref] He married Susanna Unknown, the widow of Tim Worcester, the last week in Oct 1672. [Ref] Susanna died on 22 Dec 1730 in Salisbury. [Ref]
Henry was a weaver. [Ref]
William Osgood, Henry Ambrose and Joseph Severans were fined 20 shillings by Maj. Pike. At the 29 Apr 1673 court in Salisbury, they petitioned to have their fines remitted, claiming that their business was lawful and that they had never heard a sentence read. [Ref] At the same court, Robert Downer, Henry, Joseph True and Joseph Severans were fined for taking cider to the house of Ben Collins on 25 Dec and causing much disorder. A number of people, including Henry and his wife Susan, were also fined for a disturbance at Ben Collins, Jr.'s house. [Ref]
Henry was of Hampton in 1677. [Ref] He was in Hampton the first summer that Mr Batchellor came to Hampton. [Ref 7;280]
It was noted at the 14 (2) 1674 court in Salisbury that Henry had given his personal security for the portions of his wife Susannah's children with her former husband Tim Worcestor. [Ref]
He witnessed the Rev. John Wheelwright's will in 1679. [Ref]
Both Henry and Susannah were admitted to the church in Salisbury on 16 Oct 1715. [Ref]
Children of Henry Ambrose and Susanna:
DOROTHY AMBROSE (b. 1673)
Parents: Henry Ambrose and Susanna Unknown
Dorothy Ambrose was born 21 (7) 1673. [Ref][Ref] She married Samuel Colby.
Brown, Asa W., "Early Settlers of Salisbury, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 7, 1853, 311-314; 8, 1854, 79-82, 157-162.
Coffin, Joshua, "Early Settlers of Essex and Old Norfolk," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6, 1852, 205-208.
Dow, George Francis, Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Essex Institute, 1911.
Holden, Edward, "Depositions from the Files of Suffolk," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 20, 1866, 142-143.
No author, "Ambrose Family," Essex Antiquarian 3, 1899, 74.
No author, "Old Norfolk County Records," Essex Antiquarian, various issues.
Pulsifer, David, trans., "Records of Boston," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.
Trask, William, "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.