Ambrose Surname

1840 Census Records

Washington Co, NC

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Washington Co NC was formed in 1799 from Tyrrell County NC

It is bounded by: Bertie, Beaufort, Hyde, Martin and Tyrrell counties

The courthouse is located in Plymouth, NC and was burned in 1862, 1869 & 1873. Deed records survived all the fires and are intact from 1799 to present. Marriage records are available from 1851 to present. Court minutes for the superior court start in 1822. Most other records begin in 1873 after the last fire. Birth & Death recording began in 1913 and records are at the courthouse.

 The name Ambrose is most often pronounced as Ambers or Ambrus in Washington Co NC

1840 Census - History & Use - Rolls M704 - 373 & 372

The 1840 Census is broken down in five year increments: Free White Males & Females (same age grouping) # of persons in the household who are: Under 5; 5 & under 10; 10 & under 15; 15 & under 20; 20 & under 30; 30 & under 40; 40 & under 50; 50 & under 60; 60 & under 70; 70 & under 80; 80 & under 90; 90 & under 100; Over 100: Slaves Males & Females & Free Colored: Under 10; 10-under 24; 24-under 36; 36-under 55; 55-under 100; 100 & up; Foreigners Not Naturalized: # of persons engaged in: Mining; Agriculture; Commerce; Manufactures & trades; Navigation of the Ocean; Navigation of canals, lakes and rivers; Learned professions and engineers: Pensioners For Revolutionary or Military Services Included in the Foregoing; Age of such person: Deaf and Dumb, Blind and Insane White persons included in the foregoing; # of such persons - Deaf and Dumb ages under 14, 14 & under 25; 25 & up; Blind; Insane and idiots in public charge; Insane and idiots in private charge; Deaf, Dumb, Blind and Insane Colored Persons included in the foregoing; # of such persons - Deaf & Dumb; Blind; Insane and idiots in public charge; Insane & idiots in private charge; # of person of the foregoing who attended school - Universities & colleges; # of students; Academies & Grammar Schools; # of Scholars; Primary & Common Schools; # of Scholars; # of Scholars at public charge

 Last page on my microfilm copy is 18A (missing schedules for slaves and trades, etc) - next page is 26A which is the totals for the county. Note on the title page states: "The schedules for Washington county are continued on the reverse of pages 18 & 26. The reverse sides have no page numbers. Pages 19-25 and 27-45 are filmed with Warren county on roll 372"

There were no Ambrose names found on the above pages in Warren Co and I could not locate the schedules for page 18

 

One of the family names found in Washington Co NC is the name Spruill. I am assuming that this name is Spruill

 If it is another family name please let me know.

 

 

Mary Ambrose: Pg 8, line # 14
Females: 5-10: 1; 10-15: 2; 15-20: 1; 20-30: 1; 40-50: 1
Names before and after: Geroge Watson, Lyddia Culliphen; Miles Citu.en; Joseph T Bateman; Gorman Hull; Joshua Young Jnr; John Patrick; Thomas Swain; Joshua V Hassel; Mary Ambrose; Isaac Bateman; Stephen Pearce; Leonard Skittelthorp; Jelpha Brown; Marthy Bateman
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Bailey Ambrose: Pg 15, line # 8
Males: Under 5: 1; 5-10: 1; 30-40: 1; Females: 15-20: 1; 30-40: 1;
Names before and after: Joanna Spruill; Wherry Tarkenton; Rosey Travis; Levi Briggs; William Cullipher; Jessee Bateman, Ruthy Furlaw; Baily Ambrose; James Furlaw; William Furlaw, Jur; Daniel Long; Benjamin Hassel; Aaron Davenport
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Elsbury Ambrose: Pg 16, line # 10:
Males: Under 5; 1; 5-10: 1; 20-30: 1; Females: 20-30: 1; Agriculture: 1
Names before and after: Asa Angely, Bailey Swaine; James J Spruill; Isaac Jones; Elizabeth Oliver; Moses Spruill; Isaiah Alexander, Samuel Norman; Zebulon Alexander; Elsbury Ambrose; John Oxley, Joseph Arnold, Mabury Stillman; Andrew Winne; John F Arnold; Jefferson Ambrose; Nehenniath Phelps; Jules Bateman; Haomy Davenport, Junr
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Jefferson Ambrose: Pg 16, line # 16
Males: Under 5: 2; 5-10: 1; 20-30: 1; Females: Under 5: 1; 20-30: 1; Agriculture: 1
Names before and after: Elsbury Ambrose; John Oxley, Joseph Arnold, Mabury Stillman; Andrew Winne; John F Arnold; Jefferson Ambrose; Nehenniath Phelps; Jules Bateman; Haomy Davenport Junr; Jaber Tarkenton Senr; Zephemiah Spruill; Daniel Davenport; Elizabeth Hudson; Micajiah Ambrose, Junr; Alexander Davenport; ?? Hare; Joseph Furlaw; Downing Ambrose
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Micajiah Ambrose, Junr: Pg 16; line # 24
Males: Under 5: 1; 5-10: 1; 20-30: 1; Females: 5-10: 2; 20-30: 1; 30-40: 1; Agriculture: 1
Names before and after: Jaber Tarkenton Senr; Zephemiah Spruill; Daniel Davenport; Elizabeth Hudson; Micajiah Ambrose, Junr; Alexander Davenport; ?? Hare; Joseph Furlaw; Downing Ambrose; Jessee Sawyer; Archibold Hassell; William Goodman; Unicy Davenport; Mily Spruill; Andrew Oliver; Haomy Davenport, Senr
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Downing Ambrose: Pg 16, line # 28
Males: 20-30: 1; Females: Under 5: 1; 10-15: 1; 20-30: 1; Agriculture: 1
Names before and after: Elizabeth Hudson; Micajiah Ambrose, Junr; Alexander Davenport; ?? Hare; Joseph Furlaw; Downing Ambrose; Jessee Sawyer; Archibold Hassell; William Goodman; Unicy Davenport; Mily Spruill; Andrew Oliver; Haomy Davenport, Senr
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Levi Ambrose: Pg 17, line # 9
Males: 5-10: 3; 10-15: 3; 15-20: 1; 20-30: 1; 50-60: 1; Females: 40-50: 2; Slaves: Females: 10-24: 1; 55-100:1; Agriculture: 5
Names before and after: Unicy Davenport, Mily Spruill; Andrew Oliver; Haomy Davenport, Senr; Robert B Davis; Jabor Tarkenton, Junr; William F Furlaw; Stephen Biggs; Levi Ambrose; Samuel Woodley; Eembleton W Davenport; Micajah Ambrose, Senr; Levi Hassel; Jeptha Davenport; Ely Woodly; Charles T Phelps; Jordan H Phelps
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Micajah Ambrose, Senr: Pg 17, line # 12
Males: 15-20: 2; 20-30: 1; 70-80: 1; Females: 5-10: 1; 20-30: 2; 40-50: 1; Agriculture: 4
Names before and after: William F Furlaw; Stephen Biggs; Levi Ambrose; Samuel Woodley; Eembleton W Davenport; Micajah Ambrose, Senr; Levi Hassel; Jeptha Davenport; Ely Woodly; Charles T Phelps; Jordan H Phelps; Noah Phelps, Maxamilian Tatum; Ely Chesson; Josiah Collins

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 Names Found in Census Indexes for Other Counties in NC: Daniel Ambrose, Onslow pg 142; Nancy Ambrose, Tyrrell Co pg 231; Peter Ambrose, Pitt Co pg 399; Peter Ambrose, Onslow Co pg 134; Peyton Ambrose, Wake Co pg 143; Willis Ambrose, Edgecomb Co pg 43

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