AMBROSE CARLTON




Born: March 28, 1763, England

Died: Dec 23, 1823, buried in Carlton Cemetery

Service: Enlisted at age of 17, serving 3 months under Capt James Henderson and Col Brandon
In summer of 1780, he enlisted for 7 months under Capt Keyes, Capt Beverely and Col Lewis
From 1781 until Aug 1782, he served as sergeant under Capt Alexander Gordon and Col Malmady
Later under Capt James Jackson in the celebrated "Georgia Legion".

Proof: Pension record

Married: on 1789 Jean Montgomery

Children:
Cynthia
Elizabeth
Esther
Catherine
Mary
Thomas Lewis
Robert Montgomery



Directions: Carlton Cemetery
This cemetery is in Guthrie Township. On the east side of Bedford, take U.S. Hwy 50 east, turn right on Tunnelton Road (Otis Park on left side of Tunnelton Road), go 4.9 miles, cross Guthrie Creek and go past Hoosierest Home Park which is on your left, go 6/10 mile further on Tunnelton Road and turn right and go 1/10 a mile and road dead ends at the cemetery which is on your right.



Infomation collected by Mrs Julia Wallheiser, Bedford, Indiana. Bronze marker placed by the John Wallacw Chapter DAR
Photos and directions were provided by Edward Hitchcock and Larry Hammersley, members of the Daniel Guthrie Chapter SAR in Bedford, Indiana. Photographs taken in May 2001

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